MarTech News: Weekly Round-Up 14/04/21
by Sarah O'Neill, on 14 April, 2021
This week in MarTech:Skynamo Acquires mSeller, Quiq Acquires Snaps, WeCommerce Acquires Stamped, Impact Acquires Affluent, Sendbird Raises $100M at a $1B+ Valuation, and Twitter Has Held Talks to Buy Clubhouse for $4bn.
Global Fields Sales Tech Provider Skynamo Acquires UK-based mSeller
Skynamo, a field-sales management tech firm has acquired UK order management and product catalogue tech provider mSeller. The acquisition comes after Skynamo secured $30m in funding from software investment firm Five Elms Capital. The move will strength Skynamo's foothold in the UK market.
Customer Engagement Provider Quiq Acquires Snaps, a New York Based Company Specialising in Conversational AI
Quiq, a customer engagement provider announced last week it had acquired Snaps, a New York based company specialising in conversational AI and NLP-powered automation.
WeCommerce, the E-Commerce Tech Company, acquires Stamped, an AI-powered eCommerce platform
WeCommerce has announced the acquisition of all the assets of Stamped.io, for up to US$110 million. “WeCommerce is the perfect partner to help grow Stamped into a leading provider of customer engagement solutions for online merchants globally.” said Tommy Ong, Founder of Stamped.
Partnership Automation Company Impact Acquires Affluent, an Analytics and Automation Platform
Affluent, the analytics and automation platform, has been acquired by Impact. This acquisition is the second for Impact this year, after acquiring Trackonomics in March, and will further Impact's investment in the Partnership Economy. In 2020, Impact also acquired influencer marketing platform Activate.
Sendbird, a Provider of Chat, Video and Interactive Services, Raises $100M at a $1B+ Valuation
Sendbird, a provider of chat, video and other interactive services, has closed a round of $100 million. It plans to use the money to expand the functionalities of its platform. The funding now values the company at $1.05 billion.
Twitter Has Held Talks to Buy Clubhouse for $4bn
Clubhouse, an invite-only social media app based in audio, is in talks for a funding round that would value the company at $4 billion. According to TechCrunch, it has been reported that Twitter held talks in recent months to buy the company at the same price. The discussions may have fizzled out, for unknown reasons.
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