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Private Equity Firms Maintain a Hearty Appetite for CX Growth Investments

Podium On November 15, communication and payments platform Podium announced it had raised $201 million in Series D funding led by YC Continuity, bringing Lehi, Utah-based Podium’s valuation to more than $3 billion. YC Continuity is...

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Treasure Data Secures $234 Million from Lead Investor SoftBank

In what is being called the largest-ever single funding round for a customer data platform (CDP), California-based Treasure Data has secured $234 million in an investment drive led by SoftBank Group Corp., the giant Japanese multinational...

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E-Commerce Lender Qupital Secures New $150 Million Funding to Push Expansion Plans

Qupital, the Hong Kong-based provider of capital and financing services to cross-border e-commerce sellers, has raised $150 million to expand business internationally and continue providing lower-cost loans to credit-worthy e-commerce sellers,...

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Informatica Announces Initial Public Offering

Six years after it was taken private, enterprise data management company Informatica has returned to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with an initial public offering (IPO) of 29 million shares of Class A common stock (ticker INFA). Priced at...

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Update: M&A and Funding Roundup

Leena AI Leena AI, the Palo Alto, California-based automated human resources (HR) and employee helpdesk, announced on September 28 it had raised $30 million in a Series B financing round, bringing the company's total amount raised...

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CRM Software Firm Optimove Secures New $75 Million Investment Round

Optimove, the privately held developer of web-based marketing and analysis software from Israel, announced on September 27 that it had secured an investment of $75 million in a new funding round, the company announced on its website. The capital...

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IPO Activity on the Rise in the CX Market

Dash Research recently profiled 150 representative companies in the CX space, focusing on companies that provide technologies for customer data & analytics, personalization & optimization, customer insights and feedback, customer...

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CX Investment and M&A Activity in the News

The Medallia buyout on July 26 by private equity firm Thoma Bravo—discussed in a separate Dash Network article —was not the only big transaction in the CX world in recent weeks. On July 19, Zoom Video Communications announced it was...

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Artificial Intelligence for CX Applications

Case Studies, Market Drivers, Market Barriers, and Best Practices for the Adoption of AI Within CX Platforms and Applications

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CX Market Forecasts

Consumer Data & Analytics, Customer Relationship Management, Contact Center, Personalization & Optimization, Customer Data Platforms, Customer Insights & Feedback, and Employee Experience

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CX in the Telecommunications Industry

Software Platforms, Applications, and Services: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts

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CX in the Retail Industry

Software and Services for Customer Data & Analytics, Customer Relationship, Management, Contact Center, Personalization & Optimization, Customer Data Platforms, Employee Experience and Customer Feedback

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Content Guru Teams Up with Bechtle in New Partnership

Content Guru, a leading provider of cloud communications and contact center solutions based in the UK that counts that country’s National Health Service (NHS) as a client, has formed a new partnership with Bechtle AG, Germany’s largest IT…

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Salesforce Report: Rising Shopper Expectations Put Pressure on Brands and Retailers to Redefine Customer Engagement Strategies

A new report from leading customer relationship manager (CRM) platform provider Salesforce sheds light on how COVID-19 permanently upended shopping for consumers and brands alike, raising shopper expectations in significant ways, while dramatically…

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Customer Relationship Management in Travel & Hospitality

Customer relationship management (CRM) is one of the key functional areas in the CX landscape. The use of CRM systems offers benefits in any industry, enabling the tracking of customer interactions and information, eliminating manual activities,…

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Bad CX Accounts for $4.7 Trillion in Global Consumer At-Risk Sales

In two separate Qualtrics studies, the importance to consumers of good CX took center stage as fallout from the reverse—shoddy or poor CX—translated into a risk of staggering trillion-dollar losses for businesses worldwide and to consumers…

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