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Montana-based mapping startup onXmaps raises a round of funding fit for Big Sky Country

By | February 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 A mapping startup based in Missoula, Mont., which allows users to download sophisticated offline topographic maps outlining public and private lands and a number of other features geared towards hunting, fishing and camping, has pulled in its first major outside funding. onXmaps has closed a $20.3 million Series A round led by Summit Partners. Bessemer Venture Partners, Millennium… Read More Source: Tech Crunch

Twilio will soon launch Flex, a dedicated contact center solution

By | February 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 Twilio’s Engagement Cloud, its suite of products for building new customer experiences, is about to get a new feature, TechCrunch has learned. The company plans on launching the beta of a full contact center solution for businesses at the Enterprise Connect conference in March, according to a tip we received this afternoon. When reached for confirmation, Twilio had no comment. Read More Source: Tech Crunch

Twitter is killing its Twitter for Mac desktop client

By | February 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 On Friday, Twitter announced that it would abandon its lesser-loved Mac app, directing users to Twitter.com instead. The company declared that it will refocus its efforts on “a great Twitter experience that’s consistent across platforms” rather than continuing development for Twitter for Mac, a message that doesn’t sound great for TweetDeck lovers. Read More Source: Tech Crunch

Bynder acquires digital asset management service Webdam from Shutterstock for $49.1M

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 Bynder, one of the leading companies in the digital asset management space, today announced that it has acquired Shutterstock‘s Webdam. The Amsterdam-based company tells us that it paid $49.1 million for Webdam, which Shutterstock itself acquired back in 2014. Like Bynder, Webdam’s focus is on helping enterprises and agencies manage their digital assets. Currently Webdam… Read More Source: Tech Crunch

India’s Zoomcar raises $40M led by automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 India’s Zoomcar — which operates an on-demand car rental service — has raised a $40 million Series C round led by Mahindra & Mahindra, the 70-year-old Indian corporation that specializes in automotive. Ford and other existing investors also took part in the round, Zoomcar confirmed. CEO and co-founder Greg Moran added that the round is still open and may be extended… Read More Source: Tech Crunch

The Rise of the Rest seed fund announces its first group of investments

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 The Rise of the Rest seed fund’s first round of startup investments cover eight states that are usually overlooked by tech investors, including Kentucky, South Carolina and Ohio. The $150 million fund was launched in December by Steve Case and J.D. Vance, with backing from many of America’s most influential businesspeople, to support tech ecosystems outside of Silicon Valley, New… Read More Source: Tech Crunch