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WiredScore Closes $15M Series B Round Led By Beringea, Cushman & Wakefield and Crow Holdings

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 1:15pm

The building standards we provide serve as the North Star for the real estate industry.

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  • The building standards we provide serve as the North Star for the real estate industry.
  • Most recently, WiredScore launched its Accredited Professionals Program within North America and the UK with companies including CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, JLL, Lendlease as well as Savills.
  • We look forward to expanding on our success in Europe to offer the program to Cushman & Wakefield colleagues around the world.
  • WiredScore is empowering people and spaces through tech, setting the global standard for tech in the built world via certification and education.

Pipedrive Annual State of Sales and Marketing Report: A Majority (71%) of Businesses Exceed Revenue Growth Post-Pandemic

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 12:00pm

Pipedrive , the global sales-first CRM and intelligent revenue platform for small businesses, today announced the results of its annual State of Sales and Marketing report examining sales and revenue trends across businesses globally.

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  • Pipedrive , the global sales-first CRM and intelligent revenue platform for small businesses, today announced the results of its annual State of Sales and Marketing report examining sales and revenue trends across businesses globally.
  • With the current economic climate, Pipedrive surveyed 1,114 sales and marketing professionals, business owners and people involved in the industry, working for startups, SMEs and large businesses.
  • In the U.S., they make up 99.9% of all businesses and account for the majority of jobs, according to the SBA .
  • The Pipedrive Annual State of Sales and Marketing Report 2021-2022 surveyed 1,114 sales and marketing professionals, business owners and people involved in the industry globally.

Crosschq Names Jo Avent as Chief People Officer

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 5:15pm

DANVILLE, Calif., June 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crosschq , pioneers of the Talent Intelligence Cloud that is powering a revolution in data-driven hiring and people analytics, announced today that TalentWall co-founder, Jo Avent, has been named Chief People Officer of the combined entity.

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  • DANVILLE, Calif., June 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crosschq , pioneers of the Talent Intelligence Cloud that is powering a revolution in data-driven hiring and people analytics, announced today that TalentWall co-founder, Jo Avent, has been named Chief People Officer of the combined entity.
  • Avent co-founded TalentWall in 2017, along with Jacob Paul and Nick Urban.
  • Crosschq is powering a revolution in data-driven hiring and people analytics to help companies better recruit and retain talent.
  • Leading innovative companies like Snowflake, HubSpot, Glassdoor, Upwork, and DISH trust Crosschq to help build diverse, winning teams.

Reputation Brings in Online Reputation Management Heavyweight to Lead Healthcare

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 2:00pm

SAN RAMON, Calif., June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Reputation, the global leader in reputation experience management (RXM), today announced it has once again strengthened its leadership team as Andrew Rainey joins the company as General Manager for Healthcare. With more than 15 years of experience building and growing SaaS technology companies, he is uniquely positioned to play a pivotal role in the next stage of Reputation's growth.

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  • "I am thrilled to announce Andrew Rainey as General Manager for our healthcare organization," says Joe Fuca, Reputation CEO.
  • "Andrew brings such a wealth of knowledge and experience from his previous role where he led strategy and corporate development for a reputation management firm specializing in healthcare.
  • His expertise coupled with healthcare's need for a healthy online reputation is going to further build on our strong position in the healthcare market.
  • Reputation (formerly Reputation.com), creator of the Reputation Experience Management category, is changing the way companies gather and act on customer feedback to drive decision making and enhance Customer Experience (CX) programs.

ServiceTitan Enhances its Online Booking Technology for the Trades with Acquisition of Schedule Engine

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 1:00pm

LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ServiceTitan, a software platform built to power the trades, announced today that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Schedule Engine, a leading provider of online booking for home and commercial services. The acquisition will bolster ServiceTitan's suite of technology solutions and increase investment in Schedule Engine's technology and products. Booking an appointment is one of the most important interactions a service business has with its customers, and the trades industry is already seeing a significant increase in jobs being booked online. Schedule Engine's industry-leading technology makes the experience fast, simple, and effective.

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  • The acquisition will bolster ServiceTitan's suite of technology solutions and increase investment in Schedule Engine's technology and products.
  • We're thrilled to partner with Vincent and the Schedule Engine team to advance our mission of equipping contractors with the technology they deserve."
  • Schedule Engine enables service providers to deliver the seamless experience that end-consumers have come to expect, including fully integrated online booking technology, automated customer messaging, and remote technician video diagnosis.
  • "Schedule Engine and ServiceTitan share a mission to bring the best and most advanced technology available to the trades industry," said Vincent Payen, CEO of Schedule Engine.

Breakthrough AI Integration Platform AI Squared Raises $6 Million Seed Financing led by NEA and Ridgeline Partners

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Monday, June 27, 2022 - 4:00pm

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AI Squared, the low-code AI integration platform, today announced it has raised $6 million Seed financing by global venture capital firm NEA with participation from Ridgeline Partners. The company has launched a cutting-edge, artificial intelligence (AI) platform designed to enable rapid machine learning (ML) model adaptation across today's most critical business web-applications at scale for enterprise companies. The new capital will help drive technology innovation, employment hiring, new product development and expansion within their identified beachhead market.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AI Squared, the low-code AI integration platform, today announced it has raised $6 million Seed financing by global venture capital firm NEA with participation from Ridgeline Partners.
  • AI Squared is a low-code AI integration platform with a mission to empower companies to make any existing applications intelligent by simplifying and accelerating the integration of AI into apps, ultimately increasing AI adoption.
  • AI Squared provides an essential solution for AI empowered organizations using a four-factor approach: democratization, augmentation, adaptation, and intelligent automation.
  • Greg Papadopoulos, Venture Partner, NEA, added: "AI Squared enables businesses to unleash the magic of AI with a low-code, easy-to-integrate platform aimed to make companies smarter, more effective, and more innovative.

VIPC’s Virginia Venture Partners Invests in eLumin to Support Increased Access to Technology for All Students

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 9:00pm

Richmond, Virginia, June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virginia Venture Partners, the equity investment program of Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation ( VIPC ), today announced an investment in eLumin .

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  • Richmond, Virginia, June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virginia Venture Partners, the equity investment program of Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation ( VIPC ), today announced an investment in eLumin .
  • Mclean, Va.-based eLumin provides education solutions that simplify access to technology and enable learning for all students.
  • VIPCs Virginia Venture Partners is proud to invest in eLumin, and we look forward to their continued growth and positive impact on our education systems.
  • Virginia Venture Partners investment decisions are guided by the Virginia Venture Partners Investment Advisory Board (IAB).

Stage 2 Capital Accelerator Announces 15 Rising B2B Companies for 2022 Cohort

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 6:17pm

SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stage 2 Capital Accelerator, which focuses on helping early-stage founders build, develop, and execute go-to-market strategies, announced its 2022 cohort today. The 15 companies in this year's program sit in a variety of PLG and SaaS verticals, including development tools, user research, creator economy, and security.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stage 2 Capital Accelerator, which focuses on helping early-stage founders build, develop, and execute go-to-market strategies, announced its 2022 cohort today.
  • Stage 2 Capital's go-to-market Accelerator announces 2022 cohort of 15 rising B2B companies.
  • Participating companies not only learn from the Stage 2 Capital team, but also work directly with leaders who have successfully run and scaled companies in the past.
  • To learn more about the Stage 2 Capital Accelerator and its 2022 cohort and instructors, see the full announcement here .

G2 Reveals Summer Awards - Reputation Leads in 10 Categories

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 2:00pm

SAN RAMON, Calif., June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Reputation, the global leader in reputation experience management (RXM), today announced its accolades from the G2 Summer Awards. In addition to being ranked as a strong performer in Competitive Intelligence, Reputation continues to lead across ten G2 categories:

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  • Of the ten categories, Reputation was noted as a Momentum Leader for experience management, online reputation management, social media analytics, and social media monitoring.
  • This quarter, Reputation saw its highest adoption in local marketing and experience management among enterprise customers.
  • "Our own innovation and growth are powered by feedback and G2 allows us to directly connect with customers to understand their successes and challenges.
  • We are thrilled to be honored in G2's Summer Awards."

Chicago Urgent Care Provider Innovative Care Deploys Nym’s Medical Coding Engine to Automate Revenue Cycle Management and Scale for Growth

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 8:05pm

Nym Health , a leader in translating clinical language into actionable information, today announced that its medical coding technology is powering revenue cycle management for urgent care provider Innovative Care .

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  • Nym Health , a leader in translating clinical language into actionable information, today announced that its medical coding technology is powering revenue cycle management for urgent care provider Innovative Care .
  • Innovative Care is using Nyms engine to automate medical coding across all three of its urgent care locations, which together process approximately 22,000 patient charts per month.
  • Nyms coding engine has allowed us to automate revenue cycle management across all of our urgent care locations with outstanding accuracy and coverage of over 75 percent.
  • Innovative Care is a trusted medical provider in Chicago that uniquely brings primary care, urgent care, and behavioral health together to better serve patients.