Predictive intelligence company 6Sense raises $20M

by Leigh Anne Varney on February 23, 2015

fierceBefore last year, no one knew what 6Sense was. Now one of the darlings of the B2B data world has announced that it has raised an additional $20 million in funding. This means that the predictive intelligence platform has now raised $36 million in just a year.

This round of funding was led by Bain Capital Ventures, with existing investors Battery Ventures and Venrock also participating. The company said it will use the new funding to grow its development and data science team, accelerate marketing and sales investments, and expand customer engagement in new vertical markets. The company also plans to host its first annual user conference in July.

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Capital Gains: Uber Raises $2.8 Billion

by Leigh Anne Varney on February 23, 2015

re-codeLast week’s news cycle saw some especially big dollars figures as Uber swallowed billions more and Snapchat’s reported valuation soared. Here’s the full venture capital rundown from recent days:

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6Sense raises $20M for sales, marketing predictive analytics

February 21, 2015

Predictive analytics startup 6Sense has raised $20 million as it pushes to grow its predictive analytics business. The San Francisco company led by Amanda Kahlow said that the funding was led by Bain Capital Ventures, with existing investors Battery Ventures and Venrock also participating. It has now raised a total of $36 million since it was founded […]

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The Daily Startup: 6sense Helps Companies Predict Buyers’ Behavior

February 21, 2015

The startup 6sense has raised $20 million for its big-data analytics software that predicts in real time when people are in the market for products, what they’re looking for and how much they’re likely to buy, Deborah Gage reports for Dow Jones VentureSource. Bain Capital Ventures led the round, which included Battery Ventures and Venrock. […]

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6sense raises $20 mln, led by Bain Capital Ventures

February 21, 2015

Bain Capital Ventures has led a $20 million Series B funding round in 6sense, a SaaS-based predictive intelligence platform for marketing and sales. Previous investors Battery Ventures and Venrock also participated in the round. The deal is the first for Indy Guha since he was promoted to partner at Bain Capital Ventures last week. As part of the funding, he will join […]

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6sense’s predictive powers for sales and marketing help it land $20 million

February 21, 2015

“Imagine a world where you can predict with above 85 percent accuracy who will buy, what they will buy, how much, what channel will reach them, what message will resonate,” CEO and founder Amanda Kahlow told VentureBeat via email. 6sense can provide that intelligence, she said. The platform merges machine learning with its B2B Buyer […]

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Writing JavaFX for Mobile Levels Up with Trillian Mobile-LodgON Partnership

February 12, 2015

JavaFX has made headlines lately as the (alleged) victim of a raging internal battle at Oracle between the SE and ME client teams, who are accused of trying to push HTML5 MAF (Mobile Application Framework, formerly ADF Mobile) and Java ME on mobile platforms. So it’s great news for the many JavaFX-aficionados out there that […]

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Bain Capital Ventures Names New Partner, Opens San Francisco Office

February 12, 2015

Bain Capital Ventures has named a new investing partner, Indranil Guha, or Indy for short, as it continues to expand its presence on the West Coast. At 32, Mr. Guha is the youngest partner in the history of the firm. “If you come where I came from, you’re OK taking on big hairy challenges if […]

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Eta To Present at Major Energy Innovations Panel

January 23, 2015

15.30 – 16.45 Congress Centre – Flüela IdeasLab 277 ideaslab/tech pioneers Energy Innovations with the Technology Pioneers What cutting-edge technologies will redefine energy and resource efficiency? Discover and debate in the IdeasLab: Idea 1: Lowering the cost of solar energy Idea 2: Energy and resource recovery from waste Idea 3: Smart grids for energy efficiency Idea 4: […]

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Power up! The hunt is on to extend battery life for mobile devices

January 23, 2015

Read the article By Sandra Gittlen While users are certainly relying more heavily on their devices, some observers hold that until battery capacity and efficiency evolve, mobile devices will fall short of being the command center of users’ lives. Read the article

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Beating battery drain from “MIT News”

October 29, 2014

Startup’s power-conserving chip may increase smartphone battery life, save energy in cell towers. Article by Rob Matheson | MIT News Office October 28, 2014 Stream video on your smartphone, or use its GPS for an hour or two, and you’ll probably see the battery drain significantly. As data rates climb and smartphones adopt more power-hungry […]

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Reducing Energy Poverty in Developing Countries from “Breaking Energy”

September 25, 2014

Article By ROMAN KILISEK A new study commissioned by the United Nations revised its global population projection upward to 13.2 billion people by 2100 – including billions of new middle-class consumers. According to Germany’s Spiegel Online, the study’s lead researchers give this high population growth scenario a probability of 95 percent to materialize. Unsurprisingly, increasing total consumption in the […]

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Opinion: Apple Watch isn’t what women want from “Market Watch”

September 14, 2014

Article By Therese Poletti SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — It’s not on the market until early next year, but the Apple Watch is getting a lot of glowing, almost fawning, first looks. For instance, the New York Times described it as “stunning to look at, with a variety of faces and watchbands that bear more in […]

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Spiralling energy consumption from “The Guardian”

September 11, 2014

Article by Martin LaMonica The mobile industry has flourished in recent years by delivering faster network speeds to the billions of phones and tablets now in consumers’ hands. But for future growth to continue at the same pace – and bring billions of more devices online – telecom engineers need to solve a new challenge: […]

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14 Tech Predictions from “World Economic Forum”

September 4, 2014

By Fulvia Montresor We asked our 2015 intake of Technology Pioneers for their views on how technology will change the world. From printable organs to the “internet of everywhere,” here are their predictions for our near-term future. Renewables will power mobile networks We have become dependent on mobile communications in our daily lives, but the […]

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Hands-free smartphone use while driving from “The Examiner”

July 26, 2014

The National Highway Traffic & Safety Administration says that at any given minute across America, about 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or fooling with electronic devices while they are driving. In 2011, nearly half a million Americans were injured in motor vehicle crashes when a driver was distracted. Now, distracted can mean anything from […]

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Audio Has Finally Come of Age from “Innovation Insights”

June 18, 2014

by Rajeev Kapur Leave it to Apple to stir it up again. Last week’s completion of the Beats purchase sends a loud and clear message. Audio has finally come of age. Great audio. No, scratch that. Awesome audio and custom audio services will drive entertainment forward from here on out. It’s been tuning up for […]

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The Chip that will Change the Mobile Market from “Wireless Magazine”

May 28, 2014

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StrongLoop data sync and replication from “Dr. Dobb’s”

May 28, 2014

Article by Adrian Bridgwater Node.js solutions company StrongLoop is now providing replication and offline synchronization in its LoopBack API framework. Loopback is an open source API framework written in Node.js used to connect devices to enterprise data sources. This new functionality is available for Oracle, SQL Server, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL, and any LoopBack connector, which […]

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Cover story, interview and article about Sonic Emotion in EEWeb Pulse

April 29, 2014

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