Friday, July 1, 2022

Analytics platform Conviva launches on Google Cloud Marketplace

Conviva, a continuous measurement analytics platform, announced its availability on Google Cloud Marketplace, expanding its partnership with Google Cloud and enabling seamless procurement and consolidated billing through a single channel.

Trintech hires Monna Nevils as its new Chief Human Resources Officer

Trintech, a global provider of cloud-based financial close solutions for the Office of Finance,  announced the appointment of Monna Nevils as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). With a focus on employees, Nevils will help Trintech continue to build an engaged, inclusive, and high-performing culture. She will lead all aspects of human resources, including talent acquisition, learning and development, organizational development and effectiveness, compensation and benefits, diversity and inclusion programs, and benefit systems.

Legal technology solutions firm Litera selects Sheryl Hoskins as its CEO

Litera, a global company in legal technology solutions, announced that Avaneesh Marwaha has decided to step into a new role with the organization as Chairman of the Board. Following this appointment, Avaneesh and the Board are delighted to announce that Sheryl Hoskins will join the company as Litera’s new Chief Executive Officer. Hoskins brings extensive expertise in scaling enterprise software businesses and is uniquely suited to meet Litera’s ambitions to satisfy the growing needs of its customers in the global legal market.

ExaGrid named a finalist several times for the 2022 Storage Awards

ExaGrid®, a Tiered Backup Storage solution, announced that it has been nominated in 11 categories for the 19th annual Storage Awards. Voting to determine the winner in each category is underway now and closes on May 30, 2022. Winners of this year’s awards will be announced at “The Storries XIX” awards ceremony held in London on June 9, 2022.

UserTesting announces features to offer machine learning-driven insights

UserTesting (NYSE: USER), a firm in video-based human insight, announced new features as part of its quarterly product release to help companies gather human insights specifically tailored to how their business operates. Companies can now identify and customize interesting and relevant findings using their own common, corporate terminology. UserTesting also rolled out usage management for workspaces, making it easier to plan and share testing capacity across the entire organization. Lastly, for teams that want to capture feedback from their Fuel Cycle community members, UserTesting now offers the ability to launch tests to these audiences directly from the UserTesting® Human Insight Platform.

Eaton’s Vehicle Group recognized as GM’s 2021 Supplier of the Year

Power management company Eaton announced that General Motors (GM) recently recognized Eaton’s Vehicle Group as a 2021 Supplier of the Year. GM celebrated honorees at its 30th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona. GM’s Supplier of the Year award recognizes global suppliers that distinguish themselves by exceeding GM’s requirements, providing GM customers with innovative technologies, and delivering among the highest quality in the automotive industry. This year, GM recognized 134 suppliers from 16 countries with the Supplier of the Year distinction.

Backlight announces company launch and five media tech acquisitions

Backlight, a media tech company, announced its launch and the acquisitions of five innovative and fast-growing media software businesses: ftrack, iconik, Celtx, Wildmoka, and Zype. Backed by a $200m+ investment led by PSG, a leading growth equity firm partnering with middle-market software and technology-enabled services companies to help accelerate their growth, Backlight’s mission is to serve media, entertainment, and video-forward clients with cloud-based solutions that dramatically improve every step of the media content lifecycle.

Rand McNally buys Fleetsu, growing globally in connected vehicle tech

Rand McNally, in a move to elevate its place in the connected vehicle space, has acquired Australia's Fleetsu and its innovative, flexible platform. TELEO Capital, which purchased Rand McNally in Q4 2020, bought Fleetsu, combining the fleet organizations as part of its pledge to significantly increase its investment in best-in-class solutions for the transportation market.

Airmeet names former HubSpot and Drift executive Mark Kilens as CMO

Airmeet, a virtual and hybrid events platform, announced the hire of Mark Kilens as it’s first Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). The appointment comes after a 291% YoY revenue growth increase in 2021 and is core to Airmeet’s strategy to scale the business globally. In this newly created role, Kilens will lead Airmeet’s global marketing team and work to advance the event-led growth movement across the B2B events category. 

Rattle raises $26m to revolutionize the way modern revenue teams work

Rattle, the SaaS company in revenue orchestration, announced $26 million in Series A funding led by New York-based global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners with participation from GV and existing investors Sequoia & Lightspeed. Rattle previously raised $2.8 million in seed funding less than a year ago, bringing the total raised to date to $28.8 million. Sitting at the forefront of an organizational shift in how modern revenue teams operate, Rattle intends to use the funding to continue growing its go-to-market teams and expand the platform ecosystem, all while still continuing the promise of building a no-code easy-to-use platform.