Acquisition expands D&B data and analytics to include social data delivered through the cloud
D&B (NYSE: DNB) has acquired the social data matching business unit of Fliptop, a leader in software solutions that aggregates public web and social ... (read more)
Google is acquiring Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones that could be used to boost Internet access to remote areas. Google did not release the financial terms of the transaction.
Titan’s drones are able to run for five years at a ... (read more)
One key to successful B2B lead generation programs is to calculate exactly the right number of qualified leads to provide to sales—as part of your campaign planning.
If you generate too many leads, you’ll be wasting precious marketing dollars. If yo ... (read more)
During the first quarter of 2014 BIIA tracked over 90 company announcements covering acquisitions, internal product development, partnerships, international expansion, start-ups and divestitures.
In comparing the first quarter with the full year 2013 ... (read more)
D&B (NYSE:DNB) introduced D&B360TM for Eloqua 2.0, a redesigned version of its award-winning integrated solution for Oracle Eloqua Marketing Automation.
Customers of Oracle Eloqua can use D&B360 to integrate business insights into their w ... (read more)
New Prospecting Solution for Auto Insurance Marketers Enables Them to Find Their Best Prospects both Offline and Online
Epsilon announced the launch of Auto Insurance ValueScore. In partnership with TransUnion, Auto Insurance ValueScore enables mark ... (read more)
Equifax formally announced the strengthening of their recent strategic alliance with IHS Automotive, an automotive marketing solutions leader that integrated R. L. Polk & Co. into its business last year. This alliance creates a unique value prop ... (read more)
Infrastructure investment in large areas of London could boom as emerging market countries, led by China, respond to Britain’s call for £50bn of foreign capital to finance major construction projects.
Shanghai Zhongrong Property Group Co. has r ... (read more)
More Australian businesses plan to hire staff in next three months
The number of businesses indicating they will hire staff in the months ahead has increased for a third consecutive quarter, supporting a view that underlying economic conditions are ... (read more)
Businesses with new and existing operations in Russia must broach heightened business risks and conduct deeper due diligence in the wake of fresh sanctions from North America and Europe.
So far, sanctions against Russia don’t represent a major barrie ... (read more)
The World Bank International Committee for Credit Reporting has released a report titled Facilitating SME Financing Through Improved Credit Reporting for public consultation. BIIA encourages its members to study this document and submit their commen ... (read more)
Country Risk Climates: Trends to Keep an Eye On(4/18/2014)-Macedonia – elections to watch; Moldova – the next domino after Crimea? Turkey – prospects for the lira; Ukraine – a massive interest rate hike; Venezuela – dire currency forecast. ALGERIA: There is no doubt that today’s presidential elections will … Continue reading →
Credit Information in India – Version 2(4/16/2014)-On 22 March, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the Report of the Aditya Puri led Committee to recommend Data Formats for Furnishing of Credit Information to Credit Information Companies. This report is open for public comments till 30 … Continue reading →
Intapp Acquires The Frayman Group(4/16/2014)-Intapp, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Frayman Group (TFG), a company offering risk management software for law firms. With this move, Intapp further extends its position as the leading provider of risk management software for the legal industry, offering … Continue reading →
Boosting Internet Access in Remote Areas(4/15/2014)-Google is acquiring Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones that could be used to boost Internet access to remote areas. Google did not release the financial terms of the transaction. Titan’s drones are able to run for five years … Continue reading →
Alibaba – AutoNavi Deal – For BIIA Members(4/15/2014)-Alibaba finally got its way by acquiring AutoNavi in a deal which values AutoNavi at approximately $1.5 bn. Alibaba feels it is a price worth paying since it wants to use digital mapping and navigation services would help Alibaba increase … Continue reading →
Country Risk Climates: Trends to Keep an Eye On(4/15/2014)-Finland – a reshuffled government and modest economic expectations; Haiti – a major Cabinet reorganization; Slovenia – question marks over the government’s survival chances. CHINA: Investors in yuan are now on notice that there is a two-way risk and this … Continue reading →
Alibaba to Acquire AutoNavi(4/14/2014)-Reuters reports that Chinese digital mapping and navigation firm AutoNavi Holdings Ltd (AutoNavi Holdings Ltd (ADR) agreed to be acquired by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd in a deal valuing the company at about $1.5 billion. AutoNavi said the company’s shareholders will … Continue reading →