Big Data Knows When You’re Fertile

July, 2013
Source: Information Week

Big Data Knows When You’re Fertile

Ovuline’s Smart Fertility tracker uses big data and machine learning to help women get pregnant faster. Want to make a baby, like, today? The tried-and-true method — meaning without algorithms and big data — isn’t the way to go if you’re in a hurry. On average, it takes a woman 4 to 6 months to […]

Powering The Facebook Card, Marqeta Raises $14M From Greylock Israel To Recreate The Starbucks Loyalty Card For Merchants

May, 2013
Source: TechCrunch

Powering The Facebook Card, Marqeta Raises $14M From Greylock Israel To Recreate The Starbucks Loyalty Card For Merchants

Marqeta, the startup that helps businesses nationwide attain the Starbucks loyalty Card “pay-in-advance for your coffee” model, is announcing $14 million in new funding from Greylock IL (an affiliate fund of Greylock Partners), Granite Ventures, new investor Commerce Ventures, and a number of leading new angel and unnamed strategic investors.

Marqeta Online-to-Offline Commerce Engine Powering the Multi-Retailer Facebook Card

May, 2013
Source: Marqeta

Marqeta Online-to-Offline Commerce Engine Powering the Multi-Retailer Facebook Card

Marqeta’s Payments Technology Enables Facebook Users to Send Multi-Retailer Gifts, All on One Card May 16, 2013 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time EMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Marqeta, the online-to-offline commerce and payments platform, today announced that its +M Platform is the payments technology driving Facebook’s recently launched Facebook Card. “Marqeta has worked hard to create and commercialize the first multi-account […]

With acquisition, Jive now embraces email

April, 2013
Source: Cite World

With acquisition, Jive now embraces email

Jive has been talking a lot about the death of email. But until email dies, the company apparently intends to embrace it. During its earnings report this week, Jive revealed that it has made two acquisitions, including one of a company called StreamOnce. StreamOnce will let Jive users pull information streams from various platforms, including email, CRM, and CMS systems, into Jive.

Indian e-commerce marketplace ShopClues gets a $10 million injection

March, 2013
Source: The Next Web

Indian e-commerce marketplace ShopClues gets a $10 million injection

Gurgaon, India-based e-commerce startup ShopClues.com has scored approximately $10 million in fresh funding from Helion Venture Partners, Nexus Ventures and Netprice.com CEO Teruhide Sato.