S|W: The SaaS Weekly – A case of SaaS-ception

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SlimCut Media acquired by Telaria (BETAKIT)

For Telaria, the acquisition will bolster its video management platform by adding SlimCut’s outstream product to its offering.

Captiv8 is making its influencer database available for free (TECHCRUNCH)

“We felt that we really wanted to just open up that ecosystem, to provide brands access to find and research influencers without having to pay for it.”

Cineplex partners with Uber Eats to offer popcorn, snack deliveries in four provinces (THESTAR)

Some Canadians with a hankering for movie theatre popcorn without the trek to a cinema are in luck.

Industrial safety platform Focus FS raises $1.4 million from BDC Capital (BETAKIT)

Focus FS has developed a cloud-based safety management solution that digitizes the collection, reporting, and distribution of critical information for workers in the heavy industrial sector.

Patient financial management platform Cedar raises $36M in Series B (FINSMES)

The round was led by Kinnevik with participation from existing investors Founders Fund and Thrive Capital.

Staffy partners with Platterz (BETAKIT)

The partnership will allow companies to both order food through Platterz’s predictive meal builder platform, and add Staffy’s skilled chefs, waiters, or bartenders to their orders.

This startup streamlines the pro bono work of lawyers, including those fighting for immigrants at the border (TECHCRUNCH)

Paladin, a New York-based SaaS business that helps legal teams sign up for pro bono opportunities, enables coordinators to track the lawyers’ work. It captures some of the stories and impact that the lawyers are making through their efforts.

League partners with Molecular You to offer health assessments (TECHCRUNCH)

The partnership is meant to give more employees the opportunity to take advantage of programs aimed at early risk detection and preventative action.

Zuora: A case of SaaS-ception (SEEKINGALPHA)

A SaaS business trying to help businesses become SaaS businesses? Talk about SaaS inception!


Amira Zubairi

Amira Zubairi is a staff writer and content creator at BetaKit with a strong interest in Canadian startup, business, and legal tech news. In her free time, Amira indulges in baking desserts, working out, and watching legal shows.

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