S|W: The SaaS Weekly – The final frontier for SaaS

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Why Mojio keeps announcing its Series B funding (BETAKIT)

This week, Mojio announced the close of a $52 million CAD funding round. Over 50% of that money came in 2017.

Businesses at work(OKTA)

The Businesses @ Work report is an in-depth look into how organizations and people work today — exploring workforces and customers, and the applications and services they use to be productive.

RenoRun raises $3 million seed round to build an Instacart for construction (BETAKIT)

The round was led by Real Ventures, with participation from Toronto-based ScaleUp Ventures (SUV).

What Makes SaaS the Go-to Option to Build a Digital Ecosystem? (ENTREPRENEUR)

It helps empower businesses to be more goal-driven and productive.

Ottawa-based Interset acquired by UK software company (BETAKIT)

Micro Focus said the addition of Interset’s predictive analytic technology adds to its Security, Risk, and Governance portfolio, which concentrates on managing identities, securing applications, and protecting data.

The Final Frontier For SaaS Is CRM For Main Street (FORBES)

Back in 2011, prominent Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen made one of the most astute observations of the internet age: “Software is eating the world.” Nearly a decade later, his prognostication has come true in a big way.

German-founded customer feedback analysis startup zenloop raises $6 million (TECH.EU)

The SaaS platform by zenloop allows businesses to monitor and respond to feedback in real-time, offering the customers to fill out surveys across every touchpoint in their journey.

Talemetry acquired by US investment firm in $200M USD three-company merger (BETAKIT)

Talemetry will join California-based recruiting software Jobvite, enterprise-ready employee referral platform, RolePoint, and Canvas, a British text-based conversational recruiting company, as part of the acquisition.

Citymapper announces subscription service for multiple transportation methods (TECHCRUNCH)

As urban mobility becomes more fragmented, Citymapper wants to act as an aggregator.

Mambu raises €30M in funding (FINSMES)

Mambu, a SaaS banking platform, raised the funding from Bessemer Venture Partners.

MediaValet raises $1.5 million private placement from key executives, others (BETAKIT)

Investors in this private funding round include, the current board chairman Rob Chase, current CEO David MacLaren, and former director Robert Garnett, who have collectively subscribed for $760,000, while new investors have subscribed for $265,080 of the offering.

JFrog acquires Shippable, adding continuous integration and delivery to its DevOps platform (TECHCRUNCH)

Shippable employees are joining JFrog and plan to release the first integrations with Enterprise+ this coming summer, and a full integration by Q3 of this year.


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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