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BetaKit

Naborly announces international credit data partnership with Equifax Canada

The deal gives Naborly access to Equifax’s credit data across Canada, and provide services to new market segments like small property management firms and landlords.


VentureBeat

Mark Cuban leads $1.5 million round in SaaS management tool Meta SaaS

Other investors joining the seed round included Barracuda Networks, Capital Factory, Deep Space Ventures, GPG Ventures, and several angel investors.


IT Web

SaaS assists in differentiating insurers

The increasingly competitive insurance market is driving organisations to innovate faster than ever. SaaS becomes a vital element of this if implemented correctly, according to Stuart Blyth, director at SilverBridge.


BetaKit

Hootsuite partners with New York-based Actiance to build compliance solution for financial service companies

Actiance will partner with Hootsuite to keep companies’ social communication compliant with mandates set by regulatory bodies.


VentureBeat

Work management startup Smartsheet raises $52.1 million, claims a $852M valuation

The round was led by Insight Venture Partners.


IT Pro Portal

Seven tips for staying safe in the cloud

Do you know what it looks like to stay safe in the cloud – especially when it comes to using SaaS software and other solutions?


BetaKit

1Password adds travel mode feature to protect data from border agents

When the user then turns on travel mode, every password vault that isn’t marked “safe for travel” will be removed from their mobile device.


Forbes

The future of advertising is nothing but SaaS

Adtech suppliers are now making a change that other tech firms did some years back — pivoting toward software-as-a-service.


BetaKit

Payment Rails appoints ex-Google executive as chief revenue officer

As CRO, Justin Reid will be responsible for managing sales, growth, and channel partnerships.


Inc42

How SaaS startup Whatfix grew to 200+ customers with its performance support platform

Whatfix raised a seed round in 2014 from Helion Ventures and a Series A round from Helion and Stellaris Venture Partners more recently in April 2017.


BetaKit

Cloud DX named BNN’s Top Disruptor

“Our major focus is [that] we want to switch towards a heavy focus on artificial intelligence,” said Cloud DX co-founder Sonny Kohli.



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Amira Zubairi

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.