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The news follows theScore’s March initial public offering on the Nasdaq, through which it raised $186 million USD.
Every product depends on customer data in order to deliver value. However, getting this data into a validated format (let alone migrating it) is a huge pain. As enticing as it sounds to sit in Excel for hours cleaning spreadsheets, Flatfile is the solution.
Flatfile’s platform intuitively makes sense of the jumbled data your users import, validating it into the format you rely on. No CSV templates. No services teams hired to migrate data. Flatfile comes complete with an intuitive UI experience, enabling even non-technical customers to confidently import their data, correctly, every time.
Data science platform Dataiku announced that it has raised a $400 million Series E, bringing its valuation to $4.6 billion.
IGF II follows Yaletown’s first Innovation Growth Fund, which closed in 2018.
Some allegations potentially center around accessing Google user or employee data.
Hootsuite nabs conversational AI startup Heyday in $60 million deal to further social commerce push (BETAKIT)
Heyday is Hootsuite’s second acquisition this year, following the purchase of automated messaging platform Sparkcentral.
Facebook’s broken vows (THE NEW YORKER)
How the company’s pledge to bring the world together wound up pulling us apart.
Six women said they reported incidents to Blizzard’s HR department and saw no results. Their stories provide insight into how the corporate culture developed into a legal liability.
Canada lays out major plans to target illegal content on Facebook, YouTube, Pornhub and other platforms (TORONTO STAR)
The Liberal government has proposed a vast new system that would be tailored to ensure illegal content, such as child pornography and hate-speech, doesn’t end up on everyday internet platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Pornhub and Twitter.
The minority investment comes just over a year after WorkJam raised a $70.6 million CAD Series C round led by Inovia.
Apple’s iPhones will include new tools to flag child sexual abuse (NEW YORK TIMES)
The changes, for later this year, raised concerns that the company is installing surveillance technology that governments could exploit.
The Clockwork deal is Deloitte Canada’s third acquisition in recent months. The company’s acquisition of Toronto-based application development and data engineering consultancy TWG occurred in February, which BetaKit was first to report.
Private equity firm Apax Funds announced that it is combining three social impact firms to create a platform of sorts in a deal valued at $2 billion.
Mako Fintech secures $2 million CAD to meet “absolute tsunami of client demand” for wealth management automation (BETAKIT)
Prior to launching Mako, founder and president Raphael Bouskila founded and led another Montréal-based FinTech startup, CoPower, which offered a platform for impact investors and was acquired by Toronto’s Vancity Community Investment Bank in 2019.
If you’re one of four million Ahmadis in Pakistan, posting on Facebook can mean exposing yourself to danger.
The company’s refined software offering focuses on unstructured medical data contained in health documents like PDFs, JPEG images, and faxes.
Uber’s second-quarter earnings revealed greater than expected losses, in large part due to the company’s massive $250 million stimulus package launched in April to incentivize drivers back onto the app after a pandemic-induced shortage.