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Founders of Box, Yahoo!, Workday, and Silver Lake Partners Invest in Elementum to Redefine Enterprise Software

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Mobile supply chain startup adds top Silicon Valley advisors and investors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – April 8, 2014 – Today, enterprise startup Elementum announces the addition of five new investors—Aaron Levie, Dave Duffield, Jerry Yang, Jim Davidson, and Mike Frandsen—as well as new members to its board of advisors. The company, which offers mobile software for supply chain management, exited stealth mode this February with over $60 million in funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX).

ADDITIONAL INVESTORS: 

  • Dave Duffield, co-founder and co-CEO, Workday
  • Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO, Box
  • Jerry Yang, co-founder, Yahoo!; founding partner, AME Cloud Ventures
  • Mike Frandsen, VP of products, Workday
  • Jim Davidson, co-founder and managing director, Silver Lake Partners

Jim Davidson is also a member of the company’s board of directors.

ADDITIONS TO BOARD OF ADVISORS: 

  • Dave Duffield, co-founder and co-CEO, Workday
  • David Dibble, former EVP, service engineering and operations, Yahoo!
  • David Henke, former SVP, engineering and operations, LinkedIn
  • Aneel Bhusri, co-founder, chairman, and co-CEO, Workday

“With the creation of the world’s first supply chain graph, Elementum isn’t just disrupting the industry, they’re rewriting the rules.”

Aaron Levie, co-founder & CEO, Box

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Machine Learning Innovator Skytree Grew Over 300 Percent Annual Booked Revenues; Certifies on Cloudera 5

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Predictive Analytics Startup Integrates with Leading Apache Hadoop Platform to Offer Newest Big Data Analysis Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif. — April 2, 2014 — Skytree®, the Machine Learning Company®, today announced it has grown booked revenues by over 300 percent on an annual basis since the company officially launched in 2012.

Skytree also announced today that it has been certified on Cloudera 5, the latest version of Cloudera’s unified analytic data management platform, Cloudera Enterprise. Built on Apache™ Hadoop® it serves more and more as the core of an enterprise data hubs (EDH) globally. Skytree’s flagship predictive analytics software, Skytree Server, is one of the first products that has been certified on the platform. Continue reading

DoubleDutch Goes Big with Executive Hires to Scale Platform, Product and People

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SAN FRANCISCO — Mar. 26, 2014 — DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile event applications, today announced two additions to its executive team: Tim Christensen joins as vice president of engineering and Ken Kamada as vice president of finance. With a focus on data capture and social engagement at events, DoubleDutch’s mobile-first product is breaking new ground in location-based and contextual content delivery. The company has made scale a priority, more than doubling its staff from 40 to 90 employees in 2013. Christensen and Kamada have extensive experience growing startups, and will help structure DoubleDutch for continued success as the company expands its products, team and international reach. Continue reading

Livescribe Collaborates With Microsoft to Bring Pen and Paper to OneNote

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OAKLAND, Calif. – March 17, 2014 - Livescribe Inc. today announced a collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to integrate the Livescribe 3 smartpen with OneNote, Microsoft’s popular program for capturing, storing and sharing all kinds of information. Now OneNote customers can use the Livescribe 3 to add handwritten notes, drawings and other information captured on paper into their OneNote notebooks.  This connection with OneNote is the latest step forward in Livescribe’s push to make smartpens a ubiquitous and valuable tool. Continue reading

EXHIBITOR Magazine Selects DoubleDutch to Power EXHIBITOR2014 Trade Show

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Leading Event App Developer Brings Mobile Networking Technology to EXHIBITOR2014 Attendees, App Now Available for Download

LAS VEGAS and SAN FRANCISCO — Mar. 14, 2014 — EXHIBITOR Magazine today announced the release of its interactive mobile event application for the upcoming EXHIBITOR2014 show. Powered by DoubleDutch, the EXHIBITOR2014 app enables attendees to browse the agenda, create a personalized schedule, network with guests, and share comments. The app is now available on iOS and Android here: http://ddut.ch/exhibitormag Continue reading

PowerCloud Systems and Common Sense Media Partner to Launch webRover, a Family-Curated Web Experience for Young Internet Users


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PowerCloud Systems and Common Sense Media Partner to Launch webRover, a Family-Curated Web Experience for Young Internet Users 

PALO ALTO and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – March 13, 2014 – PowerCloud Systems, makers of Skydog, a home networking solution designed for families, today announced another milestone in its partnership with Common Sense Media, the largest non-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world filled with media and technology. PowerCloud has introduced webRoverä, an industry-first feature for Skydog that delivers an easy way for families to manage the connected experience of young children by leveraging Common Sense Media’s independent, age-based ratings and reviews of online media. Managed from a Web interface as part of the Skydog platform, webRover is curated by parents to include sites that have been recommended by Common Sense Media, as well as their own selections, creating a “safe zone” for the individual child. Ideal for toddlers and children up to age eight, webRover can be used on any device connected to the home network and gives parents confidence that their younger kids are having a safe and productive Internet experience while at home.  Continue reading

Edutainment Startup SongHi to Share Convergence of Console-Quality Music, Education, and Games at GDC

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Finnish music and tech developer to debut mobile game at GDC; Announces school music creation competition with bestselling recording artist

HELSINKI – March 6, 2014 – SongHi Entertainment today announced plans to detail several of the company’s education and entertainment initiatives at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this month. Additionally, SongHi will demonstrate the flexibility of its music creation technology through the medium of the company’s first mobile game. Continue reading

DoubleDutch Partners with Georgetown University to Power Student and Alumni Events

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SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON — Feb. 20, 2014 — DoubleDutch, the leading provider of mobile event applications, today announced an ongoing partnership with Georgetown University. After successfully deploying a mobile application for Georgetown’s New Student Orientation (NSO) program in August of 2013, DoubleDutch will provide additional applications for Georgetown University student and alumni events, including the upcoming John Carroll Weekend in Miami taking place from Feb. 20 to 23, 2014. Continue reading