FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (April 12, 2018)— Beringea, a global private equity firm providing growth capital to high potential businesses, has made a $5 million investment in dscout, the world’s premier in-context video research platform. The firm’s capital, part of a $7.5 million Series B funding round, will help Chicago-based dscout expand its sales, product, and engineering teams, and build new ways to gather rich in-context data and quickly uncover insights, aided by machine learning / artificial intelligence.
March 6, 2018 – Glamour: Reese Witherspoon Launches Plus-Sized Draper James Collection with Eloquii
(Glamour) When Reese Witherspoon launched Draper James in 2015, shoppers responded instantly, and overwhelmingly, with two distinct messages: Love the clothes. And: Wish you made them in more sizes. “They were on my social media, on Draper James’ social media, saying, ‘We need more inclusive sizing,’ ” Witherspoon, 42, recalls. Her own friends echoed the sentiment, saying, “ ‘OK, girl, I love your clothes, but you’ve got to have the sizes that include every girl.’ And I heard them, you know?” Read More.
Feb. 8, 2018 – New York Times: Bringing a Personal Touch to Plus-Size Fashion
(New York Times) “I sat in on hundreds of meeting with designers, and this customer was never part of the conversation,” said Mariah Chase, an industry veteran and the chief executive of Eloquii, an e-commerce site devoted to plus sizes. “Once I understood the sheer size of the population and the dearth of merchandise, it blew my mind.” Read More.
FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (Jan. 18, 2018)— Beringea, a private equity firm providing growth capital to high growth, high potential businesses, has made a new investment in Floyd, Inc., an online furniture company that designs and manufactures high-quality pieces at an attainable price point. The capital, part of a $5.6 million Series A funding round, will help the company expand its existing product line, scale its marketing, and grow its team.
Blis was honoured to receive the award for National Venture-Backed Management Team of the Year at the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA) Management Team Awards.
This marks the third consecutive month of wins for Blis after featuring in the Hiscox Tech Track 100, Deloitte Fast 50, EMMA Awards and MMA Smarties in previous months.
Take a look at the video below to see how backing by Beringea, Endeit Capital and Unilever Ventures has allowed Blis to accelerate growth and product innovation.
DIME has an amazing staff and faculty who are immersed in the music industry and teaching the next generation of musicians, songwriters, and music entrepreneurs here in downtown Detroit. We sat down with our Head of Songwriting, Antea Shelton, to ask her some questions about her career, and her experience teaching at DIME Detroit.
Press release: Thursday 2 November 2017
D3O, the UK-based impact protection company, has opened a new operating base in Blacksburg, VA as part of the company’s expansion in North America. Located within the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC), a research park for high-technology companies, the new D3O office will serve as the regional hub for sales, marketing and development functions in North America.
DELAFIELD, Wis., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Montage, the leading provider of purpose-built video and voice interviewing solutions to the world’s most respected brands including 100 of the Fortune 500, and Randstad Holding NV, a global HR services leader, today announced their partnership. Randstad selected Montage as part of their global initiative to utilize technology to enhance recruiter performance and provide the digital experience modern candidates expect.
(BUSINESS WIRE)–Delphinus Medical Technologies, Inc., the leader in advanced breast ultrasound technology, announced today that the SoftVue™ Discover Breast Ultrasound Prospective Case Collection project has launched, enrolling the first patient. Qualified participants will undergo screening digital mammography as well as SoftVue 3D whole breast ultrasound exams. Information gathered from the project will compare SoftVue imaging to digital mammography to determine the effectiveness of detecting additional cancers with SoftVue that are not seen with mammography alone, particularly in women with dense breast tissue.
(The Drum) The platform, which is a first in the market, uses its proprietary location technology programmes like SmartPin, SmartScale and POI Database to provide location data targeting solutions, advanced reporting and analytics capabilities.
One of the reasons why Omnicom will continue using the DSP on a self-serve basis is because of the direct access to the use of first party location data, which is key to the agency’s ongoing strategy towards innovation and digital expertise. Read More.