The Canadian company Mobify received $ 10 million of investments from the Acton Capital Partners fund.
The company also announced that the new members have joined the board of directors. They are Hannes Blum, from Acton, who was the vice president of the Amazon for seven years, and founded the AbeBooks company, which was bought by the Amazon, and Mark Organ, the founder of the Eloqua & Influtive companies, one of the authors of the idea of ??”marketing automation”.
The company is going to put borrowed funds for the acceleration of the development of platforms for mobile customer engagement and expansion of sales and marketing.
The Mobify is now known in the Ukrainian market, primarily as a buyer of the startup – Ukrainian developer of solutions for mobile marketing Jeapie. As says the co-founder of a startup edition Alexander Mikhailenko, integration of the Jeapie product in Mobify platform has been completed.
“Our colleagues from the head office appreciated how far we can go in terms of the product with a minimal budget and with tight deadlines. We decided with the management to develop this strong capacity – to turn our Ukrainian office in a start-up laboratory within the company”, – he said. Now Kyiv Jeapie office does research and creates prototypes that central office transforms to the development.
“We are working on projects in new niches of conversational commerce, artificial intelligence, business messaging, Apple TV apps and already start looking for talented developers who like to “play” with such innovations”, – says Alexander.
The European Union has launched an antitrust investigation against Google to determine whether the company has violated EU rules by giving priority to advertising its services to the detriment of competitors. The Financial Times reports. According to the European Commission, the investigation will find out whether Google undermines competition rules by restricting third party access […]
Over the next 12 months, Ukraine must pay $ 10 billion from its foreign currency debt. This is stated in the June report of the National Bank on financial stability. “Over the next 12 months, only foreign currency payments of the government and the NBU on public and guaranteed debt will exceed $ 10 billion. […]
The US Federal Reserve maintained the base interest rate at 0-0.25%, as expected by the market. This is stated in the message of the financial regulator following a meeting of its leadership. “The Committee has decided to keep the target rate range for federal funds at 0-0.25% and considers it appropriate to maintain this range […]
The price of Brent oil may rise to $ 100 per barrel by 2022, according to a report of Bank of America. Analysts of the organization have found six reasons for this development. Three reasons are related to demand and three – to supply. The first point is the delayed demand for fuel after lockdowns, […]
In Germany, Telegram faces a fine of 55 million euros because the company does not have a contact person who would be obliged to communicate with the state to distribute content that violates the law. Der Spiegel reported this. If the company refuses to cooperate with the German authorities, the application may be blocked in […]
Significant strengthening of the hryvnia against the dollar is due to four main factors. Vasyl Furman, Deputy Chairman of the Council of the National Bank of Ukraine, said this on the air of Ukraine 24 TV channel. “This is primarily an increase in prices in commodity markets, on the one hand, although, on the other […]
Ukraine is in the top 10 countries with the highest earnings on Bitcoin in 2020 – Ukrainian investors received about $ 400 million in profits on cryptocurrency. The Ministry of Finance with reference to the data of the analytical company Chainalysis reported this. The authors of the rating draw attention to the obvious dominance of […]
Authorities in the United States and the European Union have agreed to end a long-running trade dispute over the aerospace concerns Boeing and Airbus, which has resulted in mutual tariffs of more than $ 10 billion, said Catherine Ty, the US representative at the trade talks. “The US-EU agreement marks significant progress in reaching a […]
According to Interfax-Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman met with Don Grantham yesterday. The Prime Minister of Ukraine discussed with Microsoft Central & Western Europe President the possibility of using modern technologies in the process of implementing reforms in Ukraine. Groysman said that Ukraine was hard up in technologies decisions. The authority is ready to cooperate with the […]Next
LDaily prepared the short overview of latest news in the sphere of business and finance for last week for the readers. If you missed something, it would a good opportunity to correct it. 1. Yaroslav Gregirchak: «Ukraine has to look as a competitive option for investment in the “supermarket” of national jurisdiction» A shoppy talk […]Next
Deputy Head of the Office of the President Yulia Svyridenko has joined the Supervisory Board of Naftogaz of Ukraine. This is stated in the Cabinet. She is elected to the council as a representative of the state for a term not exceeding one year. As reported, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine by order №494-r […]Next
The State Property Fund sold the Khorostkiv distillery at auction for UAH 55 million. This was reported on the auction page. This is the tenth enterprise in the industry to be privatized. Its initial cost was 31.4 million UAH. It is noted that four buyers participated in the auction for the sale of the Khorostkiv […]Next
Chinese Internet company Alibaba and electronics manufacturer Xiaomi will be included in stock exchange index Hang Seng Index from September 7, said the operator’s Hang Seng Indexes. Earlier, the operator announced the results of the review of indexes for the quarter ended June 30. Along with Alibaba and Xiaomi, the index will also include WuXi […]Next
The state financial institution Oschadbank won the Court in the Individuals Deposit Guarantee Fund (IDGF), and obtained the right not to return 2 billion UAH, that was received from the Delta Bank. This was stated by FinClub. “The essence of the conflict is to try to return to the Delta assets that Oschadbank received from […]Next
Office of the Attorney General suspects the former owner of Delta Bank, Mykola Lahun, of tax evasion in the amount of 33 million hryvnias. According to the investigation, in February 2015, the former owner of Delta Bank JSC received more than 153 million hryvnias as payment for the purchase of registered shares of the bank […]Next
Operators of gas transportation systems in Ukraine and Hungary – PJSC “Ukrtransgaz” and FGSZ Zrt – discussed the principles of cooperation between the companies in 2016 and the prospects for its expansion. According to the press service of “Ukrtransgaz” with the Ukrainian side, the meeting, in particular, was attended by President Igor Prokop, First Vice-President […]Next
KSG Agro agroindustrial company (Dnipropetrovsk region) initiates the restructuring of debt in the amount of $ 20 million. The company offers compensation to creditors in the amount of 1% of each of the outstanding principal. This was said in a statement of the company. In particular, the Board of Directors announced that the company has […]Next
According to Interfax-Ukraine, the State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine (SFGCU) will initiate a rate decrease. The Eximbank of China issued the credit to the corporation under Ukraine state guarantees in the amount of 1,5 milliard dollars in 2012. Oleksandr Hryhorovych, the acting CEO of SFGCU said: “We work on the very important issue. […]Next
Nissan has introduced a new sports car Nissan GT-R NISMO Special Edition. The car is equipped with a dual 3.8-liter turbocharged V-6 engine with 600 horsepower and 481 Nm of torque. The sports car accelerates to 96 km/h in 2.8 seconds. The first sales in the US are expected this fall. The cost of the […]Next
The capacity of installed solar energy facilities in Ukraine will increase up to 3 GW by 2020. Vitaliy Daviy, CEO of IB Center Europe, made such forecast for the development of the industry at CISOLAR 2019 the 8th Solar Energy Conference in Kiev. As of April 1, 2019, more than 2.2 GW of solar energy […]Next
The Chinese company POWERCHINA and the Ukrainian company WindFarm have signed a contract for the joint construction of a wind farm in the Donetsk region. This was reported by the press service of WindFarm. “The cost of the project is at least $ 1 billion, which makes it the largest wind energy project in Ukraine,” […]Next
Almost 100% of the shares (99.83%) of Kherson heat and power plant will be re-auctioned by the State Property Fund of Ukraine. According to preliminary data it will be held on March, 16 of this year on sale with a starting price of 155 million UAH. It is reported by the source Sehodnia.ua. Terms of […]Next
The company Walmart continues to follow the advanced technology in the field of e-commerce and delivery. Walmart has partnered with three drone manufacturers: Flytrex, Zipline and DroneUp, as well as with the large American network of clinical laboratories Quest Diagnostics. According to the company, DroneUp drones have already made 57 flights with the average time […]Next
The British medical regulator is considering restricting the use of the coronavirus vaccine by the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca and Oxford University among young people due to concerns about the formation of blood clots. This was reported on Tuesday by The Times. A similar decision could be made, according to her, the Agency for the Control […]Next