S|W: The SaaS Weekly – The GDPR playbook for SaaS

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AvenueHQ raises $4.5 million to expand realtor marketing platform across the US (BETAKIT)

The company recently started offering its platform in Seattle, Silicon Valley, and Los Angeles.

Platform.sh raises $34 million to simplify cloud deployment. (TECHCRUNCH)

Platform.sh, whose funding was led by Partech, wants to help you manage your cloud infrastructure by handling the most tedious part of the job.

How SaaS companies are gearing up for GDPR (YOURSTORY)

SaaS companies are working with their clients to ensure their software is not putting consumer information at risk.

Fiix raises $15.4 million to help businesses track equipment maintenance (BETAKIT)

Fiix said it currently works with over 20,000 users in the manufacturing, wholesale trade, construction, and transportation industries.

Box expands Zones to manage content in multiple regions (TECHCRUNCH)

The new feature gives a company the ability to store content across any of the 7 zones (plus the U.S) that Box currently supports across the world.

Sales automation startup Outreach raises $65M round led by Spark Capital to fuel growth (GEEKWIRE)

It’s a big venture round for a enterprise software company which almost didn’t survive its initial incarnation and was initially passed over by many in the venture capital community.

Parabola raises $2.2 million to simplify programming for employees stuck in Excel all day (TECHCRUNCH)

The funding was led by Matrix Partners.

Terminal raises $13 million Series A, adds Clay Kellogg as CEO (BETAKIT)

The round includes Lightspeed Venture Partners, Thiel Capital, and Kleiner Perkins.

Adobe Systems to acquire Magento Commerce for integrated e-commerce (SEEKINGALPHA)

The purchase gives Adobe a missing e-commerce platform piece that works in B2B and B2C contexts and should fit nicely in the company’s Experience Cloud.


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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