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Iris Mobile Redefines Relationship Management with Behavioral Data Analytics Saas Platform

02 OCTOBER, 2014 Company Development Led by New CEO Marc Grabowski Iris Mobile – which specializes in building relationships between consumers and brands – is changing the course of marketing with a new mobile customer relationship management (CRM) and software as a service (SaaS) platform. The technology platform analyzes scores of behavioral data from two-way [...]

By |October 3rd, 2014|

Apptentive Closes Series A Funding Round to Power Growth in Customer Feedback Tools

Seattle, WA: Apptentive (www.apptentive.com), the leading enterprise SaaS software platform for mobile customer communications, today announced the completion of a $5.3M Series A fundraising round led by SurveyMonkey (www.surveymonkey.com) and Origin Ventures. The company’s previous investors, including Founders Co-op and Golden Venture Partners, also participated, along with the company’s founders. In addition, the company will [...]

By |September 26th, 2014|

IVCA Interview: Steven Miller, Partner at Origin Ventures, on the Firm’s Announcement of Partnership for Jason Heltzer

On September 5th, 2014, the VC firm of Origin Ventures announced the addition of Jason Heltzer as Partner. Mr. Heltzer, formerly of OCA Ventures, had been involved in 60 Venture Capital investment transactions for the last 13 years, during the time at his previous firm. In addition to his new professional responsibilities at Origin Ventures, [...]

By |September 18th, 2014|

Jason Heltzer joins Origin Ventures as a Partner

Northbrook/Chicago, IL  September 5, 2014. Origin Ventures is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Heltzer as Partner. Jason spent the last 13 years at OCA Ventures where he was involved in more than 60 venture capital investment transactions. While at OCA, Jason led the seed round for Base CRM and had board responsibilities for [...]

By |September 5th, 2014|

Bottlenose Updates Its Trend-Finding Tools With Automation, Emotion Detection, And An API

TechCrunch: Bottlenose co-founder and CEO Nova Spivack told me that with the latest version of its Nerve Center (Bottlenose’s trend detection product for large enterprises), the company is “giving brands and marketers a virtual analyst in the cloud.” Data, particularly real-time data, has become a buzzword in the marketing industry (heck, I got roped into moderating [...]

By |June 20th, 2014|