Communications

H.I.G. Growth Partners Leads $50 Million in Series D Funding for Suzy

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 11:00am

Capital, is pleased to announce its growth investment in Suzy, Inc. (Suzy or the Company), a leading, rapidly growing market research software platform.

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  • Capital, is pleased to announce its growth investment in Suzy, Inc. (Suzy or the Company), a leading, rapidly growing market research software platform.
  • The $50 million growth financing is a Series D equity round led by H.I.G., with additional participation from existing investors, including Foundry Group, Rho Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments and Triangle Peak Partners.
  • Suzy has raised $100 million in venture capital funding from investors that include Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Foundry Group, H.I.G.
  • Growth Partners, Tribeca Venture Partners, Triangle Peak Partners, and Kevin Durants 35 Ventures.

ABP Publishing Exceeded 500 Audiobooks in Its Catalogue, and Sales Are Forecasted to Grow 30% in 2021

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:30am

To meet these targets, ABP Publishing plans to expand its presence gradually in markets it entered recently, such as Turkey, Japan, Korea, and Spain.

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  • To meet these targets, ABP Publishing plans to expand its presence gradually in markets it entered recently, such as Turkey, Japan, Korea, and Spain.
  • "For the last three years, ABP Publishing has shown solid growth in sales and production.
  • Based on their insights, ABP Publishing will grow its catalogue in the right direction to meet its 100% increase target.
  • The company comprises four divisions: ABP Verlag in Germany, ABP Editions in France, ABP Editore in Italy, and ABP Publishing in other markets.

The Trade Desk Announces Date of Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Conference Call

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 11:30pm

The Trade Desk, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD), a provider of a global technology platform for buyers of advertising, today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter fiscal year 2021 ended June 30, 2021 before the market opens on Monday, August 9, 2021.

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  • The Trade Desk, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD), a provider of a global technology platform for buyers of advertising, today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter fiscal year 2021 ended June 30, 2021 before the market opens on Monday, August 9, 2021.
  • The Trade Desk will host a webcast and conference call to discuss second quarter financial results at 8:30 A.M. Pacific Time.
  • Webcast: A live webcast of the call can be accessed from the Investor Relations section of The Trade Desks website at http://investors.thetradedesk.com/ .
  • Headquartered in Ventura, Calif., The Trade Desk has offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia.

AMA Houston Awards the 2021 Penny Todd Scholarship to University of Houston Marketing Student Ana Paola Torres

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 6:40pm

AMA Houston , the leading educational information, career-building, and networking resource for Houstons marketing professionals, today announced that Ana Paola Torres, a marketing major at the University of Houston, is the recipient of the 2021 Penny Todd Scholarship.

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  • AMA Houston , the leading educational information, career-building, and networking resource for Houstons marketing professionals, today announced that Ana Paola Torres, a marketing major at the University of Houston, is the recipient of the 2021 Penny Todd Scholarship.
  • The pool of Penny Todd scholarship applicants were again impressive this year representing the talented marketing ecosystem in Houston, said 20202021 AMA Houston President Emily Rhodes.
  • Penny Todd was a visionary leader in the Houston marketing community and made a huge impact on the future of marketing.
  • As the 20072008 president of AMA Houston, Penny tenaciously sought ways to support marketing students and non-profit marketers by launching the AMA Houston Gives Back Program.

Act-On Software Expands Leadership Team, Hires Veteran Martech Software Executives Gregg Ames as Chief Commercial Officer and Syed Ahmed as SVP of Engineering

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 6:11pm

Act-On Software , the leading growth marketing automation platform, today announced the addition of Gregg Ames as Chief Commercial Officer and Syed Ahmed as Senior Vice President of Engineering, both reporting to Act-On CEO Kate Johnson.

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  • Act-On Software , the leading growth marketing automation platform, today announced the addition of Gregg Ames as Chief Commercial Officer and Syed Ahmed as Senior Vice President of Engineering, both reporting to Act-On CEO Kate Johnson.
  • Were thrilled to welcome Gregg and Syed to our executive team during a year of tremendous growth for Act-On, said Kate Johnson , CEO of Act-On Software.
  • Gregg is a seasoned go-to-market leader who has a deep understanding of growth marketing and experience scaling sales teams to drive revenue growth.
  • Syed Ahmed has extensive experience leading engineering and operations teams, most recently as CTO and VP of Engineering at Contiq.

Wilshire Shares Latest Results, Key Lessons from Its Diverse Owned Manager Initiative

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 5:30pm

As part of a continued effort to create opportunities for diverse owned asset management firms, Wilshire released a report today outlining the 2020 results of its ongoing Diverse Owned Manager Initiative .

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  • As part of a continued effort to create opportunities for diverse owned asset management firms, Wilshire released a report today outlining the 2020 results of its ongoing Diverse Owned Manager Initiative .
  • In 2020, 44 searches were conducted, and of those searches, 20 included a diverse owned manager, resulting in eight diverse owned manager mandate wins.
  • Within this database, Wilshires diverse manager committee has identified 144 viable diverse owned firms, up from 134 in 2018.
  • While interest in diverse owned managers remains high, the number of clients investing with diverse owned managers and the assets under management by diverse firms remain low.

Rand McNally CTO Yusuf Ozturk Joins Third Summit to Build New Tools for $100-Billion Creator Economy

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 5:16pm

Yusuf Ozturk, formerly the chief technology officer at the transportation technology titan Rand McNally, is joining the executive team at Third Summit as CTO.

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  • Yusuf Ozturk, formerly the chief technology officer at the transportation technology titan Rand McNally, is joining the executive team at Third Summit as CTO.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210728005798/en/
    Former Rand McNally CTO Yusuf Ozturk has joined Third Summit to spearhead new solutions for the creator economy.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    At Rand McNally, Ozturk managed the companys global R&D teams and spearheaded cloud-based SaaS platforms, mobile apps, logistics software and after-market tablets and wireless headsets for commercial fleets and drivers.
  • He also understands the payment space well, having overseen the development of SaaS platforms that focused on payments and sales at Rand McNally.

Two Day Online Course: Human Factors and Usability Engineering in the Development of Drug Delivery Products Training (September 22-23, 2021) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 5:11pm

Sampling plans - who should you recruit if you don't know what the drug will be?

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  • Sampling plans - who should you recruit if you don't know what the drug will be?
  • What HF data should you develop for your platform device?
  • What HF data does the FDA want for biosimilars?
  • How do FDA review the human factors data for biosimilars?