Are you hounded by email pitches offering access to all kinds of prospective business targets? I am, and I hate it. As a B2B marketer, I am always interested in new customer data sources, so I feel compelled to at least give them a listen. But whe ... (read more)
The BIIA Newsletter March I – 2014 Issue is posted on this website. To access the document click on this link: BIIA Newsletter March I – 2014 Issue
Late Breaking News:
European Central Bank Calls for a Cross-Country Credit Ris ... (read more)
BIIA member Duedil – which the FT has dubbed as “the Bloomberg of unquoted companies”, for providing data on every private business in the UK – has raised $17million to develop new products.
The latest round of funding of $17million, is led by US-bas ... (read more)
Yahoo!7 and Inivio, the marketing services division of Veda, announced a new commercial partnership in Australia. The partnership will see Yahoo!7 leverage Veda’s extensive offline data through Inivio to deliver highly targeted, effective online adve ... (read more)
WAND Taxonomy Library Portal helps companies develop a corporate taxonomy strategy to improve in-place enterprise information management systems
WAND, Inc., the world’s leading provider of taxonomies, has announced the launch of its WAND Taxonomy Lib ... (read more)
TransUnion reported revenue of $1,183.2 million for the full year of 2013, an increase of 3.8 percent compared to the full year of 2012. Weakening foreign currencies accounted for a reduction in revenue of 1.6 percent. Acquisitions accounted for ... (read more)
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B), Australia announced a strategic partnership with identity verification services provider and developer of the greenID product, Edentiti.
Identity verification plays a critical role in meeting anti-money laundering regu ... (read more)
Creditsafe Group, who’s double digit quarterly revenue growth figures surprised its peer group, has delivered exceptionally strong financial results for 2013 in markets that have otherwise seen only limited growth.
Revenues grew to €78 million from € ... (read more)
Worldbox, a global business intelligence company (and BIIA member), has announced it has taken over all of Orell Füssli Wirtschaftsinformationen AG (OFWI)’s international and domestic research activities.
The tie-up will see Worldbox (http://wo ... (read more)
Bangkok-listed business information provider, Business Online (BOL) reported revenues of US$12 million, up 6.1% year-on-year. Net income in 2013 was US$2.8 million, representing growth of 4.1% compared with 2012. Diluted earnings per share in 2013 w ... (read more)
CRIF Spa, present in Switzerland as CRIF AG, has announced the acquisition from Axon Active Holding AG of its subsidiary company Orell Füssli Wirtschaftsinformationen AG (OFWI), known by its brand “Teledata”.
Founded in 1986, pioneering the electroni ... (read more)
International expansion reinforces steady development of credit risk software company
Tinubu Square, the trusted source of credit risk solutions for trade credit insurers and businesses, experienced a 12% increase in turnover in 2013, continues to im ... (read more)
Many B2B companies with limited resources are struggling to meet growth demands. They are all asking themselves the same question: what marketing activities should we prioritize when we have neither the time nor the finances to do everything?
Vendemo ... (read more)
CRIF, the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information, has signed an agreement for the development and provision of an Automated Valuation Model (AVM) for the Italian market in partnership with Hometrack, the leadin ... (read more)
Bisnode has acquired Debitor Registret, one of the two largest players in credit information and credit assessment of consumers in Denmark. Through the acquisition, Bisnode will be the first business information company in the Nordic region to offer ... (read more)
Veda Group Limited (Veda) announced that it has invested in data and analytics agency Datalicious, acquiring a controlling position in the company. The investment is part of Veda’s growth strategy for its Marketing Services division, Inivio. Veda C ... (read more)
Gartner Acquires Software Advice(3/12/2014)-Gartner announced the acquisition of Software Advice, Inc., a privately-held company based in Austin, Texas that employs approximately 100 people. Terms were not disclosed. Software Advice offers detailed reviews, comparisons and research to assist organizations in finding products that best … Continue reading →
EMV Adoption in the US: Right on Target (or Not)(3/12/2014)-A frequently asked question concerning EMV Chip Card Technology is about the US lagging behind Europe in adopting more secure credit card technology? The Target data breach has brought discussion of EMV technology into the mainstream. EMV stands for Europay, … Continue reading →
PERC: BIG Data for Smallholders(3/10/2014)-PERC has partnered with Experian MicroAnalytics (EMA) to develop an innovative solution to expand access to finance in emerging markets, especially for the rural poor. Financial Identity Risk Management (FIRM) is a solution that will enhance the data needed to … Continue reading →
Connotate Names Laura Teller Chief Strategy Officer(3/10/2014)-Connotate, Inc., provider of Web data extraction and monitoring solutions, announced that Laura Teller has joined the company as its first Chief Strategy Officer. In that role, she will be responsible for developing and executing the company’s product and marketing … Continue reading →
BIIA Newsletter March I – 2014 Issue(3/9/2014)-Dear Members, The BIIA Newsletter March I – 2014 Issue is posted on this website. To access the document click on this link: BIIA Newsletter March I – 2014 Issue Late Breaking News: European Central Bank Calls for a Cross-Country … Continue reading →