Predictive marketing startup Reflektion raises $12M for international expansion

Reflektion, a marketing startup that uses predictive analytics to increase conversion rates on e-commerce sites, has raised $12 million to support its international expansion plans. The new funding is an extended Series B round led by Hasso Plattner, with participation from returning investors Battery Ventures and Clear Ventures. Reflektion has […]

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Want To Work For Us? Apply To Be Our Fall Marketing Intern

Responsibilities: Assist the Marketing Director with daily marketing tasks Assist with reviewing and analyzing marketing analytics Assist with planning and securing marketing event details Assist Content Creator with Instagram styling Source and secure styling items when necessary Assist the Office Community Manager with relevant office administration such as PR mailings […]

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Persados software-generated marketing messages can now be emotionally manipulative

There are few fields that have embraced the marketing potential and self-mythologizing power of machine learning as readily as marketing. Indeed, few industries seem more perfectly matched to this particular cultural moment of hype, obfuscation, outsized claims and flim-flammery as the modern sales industry. So it’s little wonder that an […]

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The Cutesy, Bromantic Brilliance of Civil Wars Marketing

If the box office numbers are any indication, that whole “everyone and their mom saw Captain America: Civil War” cliche might actually be true: the movie raked in a whopping $181.8 million last weekend in North America alone. While a lot of that success, no doubt, came thanks to nearly […]

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NYX Cosmetics, known for its digital-first marketing strategy, launches an app called Makeup Crew

NYX Cosmetics describes itself as a “digital-first” brand, eschewing traditional ad buys in favor of customer selfies it shares on social media, including an Instagram account with 11.7 million followers. That strategy has paid off: though NYX is often described as a “cult beauty brand,” the Los Angeles-based company joined […]

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Marketing startup Synup gets $6M Series A to help brands manage their online reputation

Synup founder Ashwin Ramesh Synup, a startup that helps marketers monitor where their brands are mentioned online, announced that it has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Vertex Ventures. Existing investor Prime Venture Partners also returned for the round. Though based in Bangalore, Synup’s main market has […]

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