1,000 Pollen-Detecting Robots to be Deployed

Weather forecasting company Weathernews Inc., a Connected Partner, is preparing to ship 1,000 pollen-detecting robots across the nation. The firm’s Pollen Robo is a spherical device 15 centimeters in diameter and roughly designed to resemble a human face. The robot measures pollen levels by ingesting air through its “mouth.” Its “eyes” then change color to […]

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Destini Acquires Key U.S. Geo-Location Patents Unlocking Personalization & Measurement for In-Store & Online Purchases

Destini, a Connected Partner, the leading product locator solution for CPG brands across the U.S., has acquired two geo-location-based patents relating to the creation and use of phrases and symbols that link to location-based results. The acquisition, completed in January, will be a key element of Destini’s first patent-protected consumer acquisition and media product, which […]

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This Investment Platform Funds More Diverse Companies By Focusing On Data, Not Founders

By focusing just on numbers it predicts will drive success–culled from billions of data points in its system–CircleUp, a Connected Partner, has come to support companies with a wider range of founders than traditional VCs. See full article here >>

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Applied Predictive Technologies Announces Mills Fleet Farm Licenses APT Software to Maximize the Impact of its Promotions

Analytics software company Applied Predictive Technologies (APT), a Connected Partner, today announced that Mills Fleet Farm, a Midwestern, value-based retailer of lifestyle merchandise serving active, outdoor families and suburban and farm consumers, has licensed APT software to optimize its circulars. Mills Fleet Farm joins other APT clients across industries in leveraging its software suite to […]

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Close more deals by leading with content

Mediafly, a Connected Partner, is not the company it was day one. CEO Carson Conant and VP of Marketing Isabelle Papoulias are now offering up evolved selling with Mediafly. Delusional optimism was the original driving force, but after time passed, he found himself doing work for Disney. It’s a wild ride going from the early days […]

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Enterprise Demand for Real-Time Predictive Analytics Drives Prevedere’s Success

Prevedere, a Connected Partner, experienced record growth in 2017, closing the year with a 120 percent increase in revenue from 2016, 50 percent employee growth, and 12 Fortune 500 companies on its expanding client list. This momentum follows Prevedere’s $10 million Series B funding in early 2017, which was led by Norwest Venture Partners with […]

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HowGood Helps Grocery Shoppers Make Ethical Decisions Easily

There are a lot of choices to make when grocery shopping, especially if you’re trying to be ethical with your purchases. But how are you supposed to know what’s the “best” egg carton out of labels like “cage free,” “free-range,” “free-roaming,” and “organic?” Or which brand of “fair trade” coffee is inflicting the least harm […]

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Stores are Rising to the Occasion with Better-for-You In-Store Bakery Trend

In-store bakeries are increasingly making and serving up better-for-you baked goods for consumers who demand fresh products with cleaner labels and healthier ingredients, according to New Hope Network, a Connected Partner. See full article here >>

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Life Time® Healthy Way of Life Has Selected APT’s Test & Learn® Software to Enhance Its Analytic Capabilities

Leading analytics software company Applied Predictive Technologies (APT), a Connected Partner, today announced that healthy lifestyle company Life Time® Healthy Way of Life has licensed its Test & Learn® software to enhance its analytic capabilities in support of the company’s rapid expansion and evolution. See full article here >>

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Profitero Grows its CPG E-Commerce Analytics Business by 137% in 2017

Profitero, a Connected Partner, today announced its key milestones for 2017. Overall, the company reported a 137% year-over-year increase in annual-recurring revenue for its CPG e-commerce analytics business, as more brands looked to combine their tracking of online sales and digital shelf performance in one integrated platform. See full article here >>  

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