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Plectica-LLC-launches-VideoKit-for-developers

Plectica LLC launches VideoKit for developers


Wednesday, November 11, 2020 by

Plectica LLC introduced VideoKit, a developer tool that provides a fast and easy way to embed flexible video features into any software product or service, including custom apps built for virtual events, multiplayer games, remote work and other apps for collaboration and socializing.  Connecting and collaborating with others remotely - for work, school, or leisu...


Enview-announces-3D-AI-as-a-web-application

Enview announces 3D AI as a web application


Thursday, September 17, 2020 by

Enview launched Enview Explore™, a powerful web application that leverages AI and cloud computing to automatically process 3D data at unprecedented speed and scale. Additionally, Robert Cardillo, former director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Following an oversubscribed round of funding in M...


CircleCI-hits-1-millionth-user

CircleCI hits 1 millionth user


Thursday, September 17, 2020 by

CircleCI celebrates nine years and the addition of their 1 millionth user to the platform. “When CircleCI started, CI/CD was a kind of niche, bleeding-edge practice. Now, we’re seeing the market accelerate like never before as companies prioritize automation and continuous delivery systems,” said Jim Rose, CircleCI CEO. “No matter what market ...


Brands-and-anti-racism-movements

Brands and anti-racism movements


Monday, September 14, 2020 by

The death of George Floyd, a black Houstonian, has triggered waves of protests across the nation. A situation that has catapulted anti-racial demonstrations to the forefront of public issues. Hopefully, it can cause the critical change that we know is long overdue. While 2020 will go down in history as the year of the global pandemic, the scale and sheer force of these...


Density-raises-$51M-from-Kleiner-Perkins-to-reopen-buildings-safely

Density raises $51M from Kleiner Perkins to reopen buildings safely


Wednesday, July 29, 2020 by

Density announced it has successfully closed $51 million in Series C funding. The new funding round was led by Kleiner Perkins and includes 01 Advisors, Upfront Ventures, Founders Fund, Ludlow Ventures, Launch, DTA with participation from Alex Rodriguez, LPC Ventures, Julia and Kevin Hartz, Cyan and Scott Banister, and others. Kleiner Perkins Partner, Ilya Fushman,...


CircleCI-updates-platform-to-enhance-speed-and-efficiency

CircleCI updates platform to enhance speed and efficiency


Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by

CircleCI announced updates to its continuous integration and continuous delivery platform that will help developers build, test and deploy code faster and with ease. The updates include an enhanced web user interface, new insights capabilities, and upgrades to convenience images, CircleCI’s fleet of pre-packaged Docker images. These additions come on the heels ...


Mentorship-Program-from-The-Linux-Foundation-expands

Mentorship Program from The Linux Foundation expands


Friday, April 24, 2020 by

The Linux Foundation announced it’s expanding its Mentorship Program in response to COVID-19 with seed funding from Intel. The Program will grow to support interns who have been displaced as a result of the global pandemic and to give individuals an opportunity to reskill for some of the most sought-after, highly paid careers in the world. Intel is leading fund...


Q-CTRL-gets-strategic-investment-from-IQT

Q-CTRL gets strategic investment from IQT


Tuesday, April 14, 2020 by

Q-CTRL announced a strategic investment by In-Q-Tel (IQT), the not-for-profit strategic investor that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the national security communities of the U.S. and its allies. Q-CTRL is a pioneer in the field of quantum control engineering, delivering software products and professional services to help customers and partners ...


CircleCI-lands-$100M-in-Series-E-funding

CircleCI lands $100M in Series E funding


Tuesday, April 7, 2020 by

CircleCI announced it has successfully closed $100 million in Series E funding. The new round was led by IVP and Sapphire Ventures. IVP Partner, Cack Wilhelm, will also be joining CircleCI’s board of directors. CircleCI has raised $215 million in total funding since its founding in 2011. With this new round, CircleCI will continue to further execute on its p...


Bill-Kiriakis-And-Silvia-Buermann-get-new-roles-with-Adjust

Bill Kiriakis And Silvia Buermann get new roles with Adjust


Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by

Adjust announced two new senior appointments to its global sales teams. Bill Kiriakis joins as SVP Global Sales, and Silvia Buermann as VP Global Sales Operations. They each bring over 20 years of sales experience in digital marketing analytics from leadership positions at several big tech companies including Adobe, Coremetrics, Omniture, Oracle, and Salesforce. An e...


Brainly-appoints-new-Chief-Product-Officer

Brainly appoints new Chief Product Officer


Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by

Brainly recently appointed Rajesh Bysani as its new Chief Product Officer (CPO). While Brainly has succeeded at establishing itself as one of the United States’ leading digital education resources, last school year the platform achieved a major landmark in its global growth: it now reaches 15 million monthly users in the U.S., which means that 20% or one-fifth ...


2019-Quantum-Computing-Industry-Retrospective

2019 Quantum Computing Industry Retrospective


Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by

Michael Biercuk, founder and CEO of Q-CTRL, is considered one of the world's leading experts in quantum computing. As we round the corner into 2020, he shares his thoughts on the year in quantum computing and predictions for next year below. The most significant industry accomplishments  "I think there is no doubt that the demonstration of&...


$100M-open-source-fund-via-Codefresh-launches-

$100M open source fund via Codefresh launches


Monday, December 2, 2019 by

From the deck of the HMS Surprise pirate ship at the Maritime Museum of San Diego, on the eve of Kubecon, Codefresh announced the establishment of a $100 Million Open Source Fund offering grants up to $1 Million. This “heave-ho” is designed to foster the growth and expediency of open source projects from development and deployment to ongo...


Universal-source-code-search-engine-emerges

Universal source code search engine emerges


Friday, November 22, 2019 by

Sourcegraph announced a new collaboration with GitLab, along with the world’s first universal source code search engine. The company has experienced exponential growth fueled by its expanding community of over 10,000 paid developers and tens of thousands of free open source developers who actively use its platform. “GitLab and Sourcegraph are both oriente...


Volterra-emerges-from-Stealth

Volterra emerges from Stealth


Friday, November 22, 2019 by

Volterra​ announced it has launched from two years of stealth operations with over $50 million in funding to date. Investors include top-tier venture capital firms Khosla Ventures, Mayfield and M12 (Microsoft’s venture fund), as well as a growing set of strategic investors/partners including Itochu Technology Ventures and Samsung NEXT. Volterra’s launch come...


ALS-app-bringing-patient-progression-research-trials-across-the-U.S.

ALS app bringing patient progression research trials across the U.S.


Monday, November 4, 2019 by

The ALS Never Surrender Foundation, a volunteer-based, non-profit organization seeking to cure Motor Neuron Disease (MND) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), announced a $300,000 grant from the ALS Association to bring its ALS iNVOLVE/eNGAGE app to MND/ALS patient progression research trials across the U.S. The precision point mobile technology app allows...


Contentstack-lands-$31.5M-in-Series-A-funding

Contentstack lands $31.5M in Series A funding


Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by

Contentstack, the enterprise Digital Experience Platform, has announced $31.5 million in Series A funding led by Insight Partners with participation from existing backers Illuminate Ventures and GingerBread Capital. Teddie Wardi, Managing Director at Insight, will join Contentstack's Board of Managers. The capital will be used to scale ...


The-rise-of--shadow-IT

The rise of shadow IT


Monday, September 30, 2019 by

Mendix has announced key findings on the readiness of companies to successfully implement digital transformation initiatives. The survey shines a spotlight on the rise of "shadow IT", when business teams pursue tech solutions on their own, independently of IT in an effort to deal with the persistent shortage of soft...


Northwest-Arkansas-tech-summit-returns-in-2019

Northwest Arkansas tech summit returns in 2019


Friday, September 6, 2019 by

The Northwest Arkansas Tech Summit is returning to Northwest Arkansas for its 7th year, introducing a conversation among leaders in business and technology to enhance, diversify and prepare Northwest Arkansas for its future. The theme for the year is ‘What’s Next … After Next,’ which will allow attendees and participants to look beyond where ...


Women-Who-Tech-announce-10-finalists

Women Who Tech announce 10 finalists


Thursday, September 5, 2019 by

Women Who Tech announced the 10 finalists for the European-leg of its flagship Women Startup Challenge. The HealthTech startups will pitch their ventures to top investors and compete for an equity-free $50,000 cash grant on 7th October at Paris City Hall, Hôtel de Ville. "By 2040, $25 trillion will be spent annually on healthcare, yet only 9.7% of investor...


Moshi-Blum-joins-Adjust-as-General-Manager-Israel

Moshi Blum joins Adjust as General Manager Israel


Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by

Adjust announced the appointment of mobile marketing expert Moshi Blum as General Manager Israel. In his role, Blum will be responsible for accelerating growth in the market and building out the team in Tel Aviv. Dubbed the “Startup Nation,” Israel is home to more than 6,000 startups, and hosts R&D bases to more than 300 global technology companies.&r...


Homeis-raises-$12M-to-help-immigrants-across-the-world

Homeis raises $12M to help immigrants across the world


Thursday, August 22, 2019 by

Homeis, the first digital platform for immigrant communities around the world, today announced its $12 million Series A funding round led by Canaan and Spark Capital. Since its founding in 2017, Homeis has served hundreds of thousands of immigrants in its launched communities and will expand to serve all immigrant communities in the U.S. and across the globe, starting w...


API-visual-editor-released-from-Stoplight

API visual editor released from Stoplight


Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by

Stoplight, the enterprise API Design Management company, released Stoplight Studio, an API visual editor enabling faster, more collaborative and efficient OpenAPI (formerly Swagger) development for software teams.  Stoplight API Design Studio is a collaborative visual editor that allows users to build and share APIs with their team in minutes. It eliminates...


-Open-Source-expert-Dee-Kumar-joins-Armory

Open Source expert Dee Kumar joins Armory


Thursday, August 15, 2019 by

After recently announcing a $28 million Series B funding round, Armory, the enterprise software company commercializing Spinnaker, is set to make another significant announcement next week: Dee Kumar, recognized as a leading cloud computing luminary, has joined Armory as vice president of open source and developer relations.  Here's why this matters:  T...


CircleCI-for-Microsoft-Windows-is-here

CircleCI for Microsoft Windows is here


Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by

CircleCI launched the general availability of support for Windows jobs. Organizations such as Angular, Samsung NEXT are able to achieve further flexibility over their development pipelines with the addition of Windows. According to Stack Overflow’s 2019 Developer Survey, nearly half of respondents reported building on Windows, yet no native Windo...


New-Agile-and-DevOps-capabilities-from-CollabNet

New Agile and DevOps capabilities from CollabNet


Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by

CollabNet VersionOne introduces its latest VersionOne for Agile management and Continuum for DevOps offerings, as well as it’s VS solution that combines both. The releases offer enhanced support for Agile at scale and Agile frameworks such as SAFe, and Value Stream Management. New capabilities of the products make it easier for organizations to unify Agile plan...


More-AI-tools-to-come-from-Near

More AI tools to come from Near's $100M raise


Friday, August 2, 2019 by

Near, the platform that leverages AI to make real-world data actionable, has announced that it has raised $100 million in a new round of funding. The investment comes from London headquartered private equity firm Greater Pacific Capital (GPC). With this fresh investment, Near has raised a total of $134 million to date, including from Sequoia Capital and JP Morgan. Th...


Blockstack-to-increase-monthly-payouts

Blockstack to increase monthly payouts


Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by

Blockstack PBC plans to increase monthly payouts from its developer reward program up to $1 million worth of Stacks tokens per month by May 2020. Payouts from the App Mining Program, which rewards developers who create the top-ranked applications within the Blockstack ecosystem, are set to increase gradually over time, starting in August and building up to a monthly tot...


Postman-funding-series-B-reaches-$50M

Postman funding series B reaches $50M


Monday, June 24, 2019 by

Postman announced the completion of a Series B financing round totaling $50 million. The funding was led by CRV and included participation by Nexus Venture Partners. And CRV General Partner Devdutt Yellurkar has joined the Postman board of directors. “Postman has created a powerful collaboration platform for the entire API development lifecycle.  CRV is de...


RapidAPI-raises-$25M-to-continue-scaling-API-marketplace

RapidAPI raises $25M to continue scaling API marketplace


Thursday, June 20, 2019 by

RapidAPI announced that it has raised $25 million in Series B financing. The funding round is led by M12 (Microsoft’s Venture Fund), with participation from DNS Capital, and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Green Bay Capital. The round brings total funding to date to $37.5 million. Since its Series A funding announcement in March 2018, RapidAPI expand...


GDPR-for-app-developers-as-seen-by-former-CTO-of-CBS

GDPR for app developers as seen by former CTO of CBS


Thursday, June 13, 2019 by

GDPR is only the beginning. Data protection laws impacting how developers manage customer data are exploding all over the globe. Recently, Turkey fined Facebook, Microsoft updated its Compliance Manager, and California prepared to implement its new privacy regulations. As companies and app developers increasingly rely on a global customer base, combating this issue i...


SendBird-chat-platform-for-developers-adds-$50M-to-their-raise

SendBird chat platform for developers adds $50M to their raise


Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by

SendBird has announced that it has raised an additional $50 million, bringing its total Series B funding round to $102 million. The company extended the round in order to meet the rapidly growing global demand for in-app user-to-user messaging. Tiger Global Management led the extension, with significant participation from the initial Series B lead, ICONIQ Capital. ...


Acronis-gives-developers-early-access-to-new-cyber-platform

Acronis gives developers early access to new cyber platform


Monday, April 29, 2019 by

Acronis announced the opening of its core platforms, enabling broad, third-party developer access to the Acronis Cyber Platform to encourage expanded functionality and application integrations while expanding their opportunities in Acronis’ large ecosystem. The Acronis Cyber Platform, which is the foundation of the company’s existing services, features a ...


HeadSpin-acquires-performance-testing-company-and-launches-new-tools

HeadSpin acquires performance testing company and launches new tools


Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by

In an email to ADM, HeadSpin said they have acquired application performance testing company NimbleDroid. Effective immediately, HeadSpin will integrate the NimbleDroid functional performance testing tools into its core platform and all employees will join HeadSpin including NimbleDroid co-founder and CEO Junfeng Yang, who has been named Chief Scientist of HeadSpin...


Zinier-gets-$22M-to-transform-field-service-management-with-automation

Zinier gets $22M to transform field service management with automation


Monday, March 11, 2019 by

Zinier has raised $22 million in Series B funding to accelerate global growth and expand its platform to meet the growing needs of field service organizations. Returning investor Accel led the round, along with Founders Fund, Nokia-backed NGP Capital, Qualcomm Ventures LLC and returning France-based investor Newfund. The investment coincides with the field service in...