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The product will only be available in the US, Shopify’s biggest market.
Microsoft aims to simplify enterprise IoT deployments with SaaS offering, analytics tools(TECHREPUBLIC)
Microsoft’s IoT Central solution could be appealing to businesses that want to pursue digital transformation, but don’t have the cloud or networking expertise to fully do so.
The acquisition is supposed to help one of Gannett’s companies, California-based ReachLocal, expand its suite of products targeting small and medium-sized businesses.
Zivver raises €3m in VC funding(FINSMES)
Netherlands-based Zivver, which provides software for organisations and private individuals to email, chat, and share files in a secure environment, raised the funds from henQ, with participation from existing investors.
Bridging the data fragmentation gap left by SaaS and the cloud(CLOUDCOMPUTING)
SaaS may be effective in its purest form, but when it comes to the tracking of trusted, actionable data, it’s quite simply failing, even exacerbating data fragmentation through its ‘access anywhere’ ethos.
Sapho, which offers a platform that lets you build “micro apps” for legacy software packages, raised the funds from previous investor Caffeinated Capital, with participation from new investor Felicis Ventures.
Tasktop’s funding round was led by Austin, Texas-based AVX Partners, with participation from existing investors Austin Ventures and Vancouver-based Yaletown Venture Partners.
In the B2B space, if can position your offering to help your customers sell more, your chances of getting more business will go north.
Launching globally, the new Shopify Pay lets customers save their shipping and credit card information to reduce the amount of time it takes to purchase with Shopify Merchants.
The Toronto- and New York-based startup revealed how it has begun to generate revenue, namely adding sponsored content and polls to its platform.
The new integration is available through 500px’s recently launched Pro+ plan, which allows users to create a Format portfolio website that comes with features like an online store and client proofing tools.
SeatGeek, a marketplace for third-party sports, concert, and theater tickets, financed the purchase by raising $57 million in a Series D funding led by Glynn Capital, with participation from other investors.
Forestry.io’s $744,000 funding round included an AngelList Syndicate led by Silicon Valley investor Gil Penchina.