Pigment raises $25.9 million to ‘reboot the spreadsheet’ with next-gen business forecasting

Pigment, which is setting out to “reboot the spreadsheet” and give businesses a “multidimensional view” of their data with its platform, has raised $25.9 million in a series A round of funding led by Blossom Capital.

Founded out of Paris in 2019, Pigment touts itself as a business forecasting platform that circumvents the limitations of “error-prone” spreadsheets and inflexible software to bring a “new standard” to planning and modeling. The platform is still in closed beta, though the company claims to have secured some undisclosed high-profile clients, including a major European bank and pre-IPO startups.

Pigment’s founding team includes co-CEOs Eléonore Crespo, a former financial analyst at Google who later joined Index Ventures as an investor, and Romain Niccoli, cofounder and former CTO of advertising tech giant Criteo.


Pigment is entering a space occupied by some long-standing incumbents, including Anaplan, Workday (which acquired Adaptive Insights in 2018), and trusty

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This Saga About the Rise of Social Media Was Just Crowned Best Business Book of 2020

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This Saga About the Rise of Social Media Was Just Crowned Best Business Book of 2020

The book combines soapy insider drama with deep insights into how social media took over the world.


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Love it or hate it, no one can deny that social media has changed the world, swaying elections, inciting real-life violence (and revolution), and keeping you up to date on your least favorite aunt. How did we get from a tool to learn if your freshman crush is single to our current reality?

That’s the topic of award-winning reporter Sarah Frier’s No Filter, which was just crowned best business book of the year by the Financial Times and McKinsey. Frier’s book charts the rise of Instagram, its purchase by Facebook, and the power struggles

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Graphic Design Software Market from 2020 to 2025 Analysed by Business Growth Development Factors Applications and Future Prospects

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Nov 24, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Graphic Design Software Market research report is a comprehensive research that provides information regarding Graphic Design Softwaremarket size, trends, growth, cost structure, capacity, revenue and forecast 2025. This report also states import/export consumption, supply and demand Figures, cost, price, revenue and gross margins. For each manufacturer covered, this report analyses their Graphic Design Software manufacturing sites, capacity, production, ex-factory price, revenue and market share in global market. Global Graphic Design SoftwareMarket Report 2020 provides exclusive vital statistics, data, information, trends and competitive landscape details in this niche sector.

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The Global Graphic Design Softwaremarket 2020 research provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Global Graphic Design Softwaremarket report is provided for the international markets as well

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Global Computer-Aided Drug Market 2020 Present Scenario and Growth Prospects, Business Standards and Forecast to 2025

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Dec 02, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Global Computer-Aided Drug Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 published on MarketQuest.biz provides an in-depth analysis of industry- and economy-wide database for businesses that could offer profitable development for players in this market. The report gives a detailed study of global Computer-Aided Drug market size, share, and dynamics. In this research, analysts have illustrated market trends. The report has covered major key players of the market which are also profiled on the basis of business strategies, financial weaknesses, and strengths, and recent development. The report analyzes rapidly changing market scenarios and initial and future assessment of the market. The document offers a special assessment of collaboration, partnership, acquisition, and new product launch of the major key players.

The report focuses on primary and secondary

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Computer Scam, Business Victimized: Hinsdale Cops

HINSDALE, IL — In the last few days, Hinsdale police have handled cases involving a computer scam, check fraud, underage drinking, a DUI and damage. Here is information from the latest Hinsdale police reports:

  • A resident in the 10 block of North Bruner Street told police Nov. 23 that a pop-up window appeared saying the resident’s computer had been compromised. A suspect gained remote access to the resident’s computer and viewed personal and bank information. The suspect instructed the victim to buy $10,000 in gift cards to resolve the issue. The victim recognized the scam and did not buy the cards.
  • A business check from The Hinsdalean, 7 W. First St., was altered, made payable to a suspect and cashed at a bank in Georgia. The incident was reported Wednesday.
  • William M. McTighe, 30, of Chicago, was arrested at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 25 in the 200 block of East 55th
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Global Optical Design Software Market 2020 Technological Strategies, Business Advancements and Top-Vendor Landscape by 2025

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Dec 02, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Global Optical Design Software Market 2020 by Company, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 describes an in-depth evaluation and the essential aspects of the market presenting information regarding the emerging opportunities in the market. The report offers an analysis of market factors, industry trends, market dynamics, leading players, and their limitations. The report provides an overview of market definitions, scope, application, segmentation, share, revenue status and outlook, market drivers, production status, and outlook. The report displays emerging trends along with major drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the global Optical Design Software market. Market share data are available at global and regional levels. Analysts understand the competitive forces and provide competitive analysis for each competitor separately. Key segments covered in this report: geography segment, end use/application segment, and competitor segment.

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SutimCo Inc: New Software Development and Business acquisition Secured Encryption Software Acquisition and Developments

DALLAS, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SutimCo Inc. (OTC PK: SUTI) (“The Company”) The company is pleased to announce updates to the new business plan and a master development program for 2020 and 2021.

Online identity theft is a multi-billion-dollar problem. According to some sources it’s around $16,000,000,000 and over 650,000 cases in 2019/2020. When researching the problem, it becomes very apparent why it’s such a massive problem and why it hasn’t got better.

Sutimco International Inc. has acquired technology that could change the game forever. This technology is groundbreaking and patent pending. The acquired technology addresses 3 specific areas of why identity is stolen: how data is collected, stored, and retrieved.

When your data is gathered by Sutimco, it will be encrypted with an image-based, dynamically driven 2048+ bit next-generation blockchain encryption prior to it ever being submitted through a network or system, once the data arrives at

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Business Insider names top 36 public relation experts in technology

  • Tech companies have no shortage of PR needs, whether it’s handling crises like antitrust concerns or promoting a new product.
  • Business Insider identified 36 top public relations pros working in the tech industry.
  • They include names from venture capital firms, SaaS companies, startups, established PR firms, and small agencies.
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Tech companies are often in the news for issues ranging from antitrust concerns to unsavory content proliferating on their platforms.

But besides tamping down crises, these companies also need to promote their products and drive sales.

To do that, they turn to public relations professionals to win over journalists and pitch stories.

Business Insider identified 36 of the top PR pros working in tech. They represent everything from tech giants and enterprise software companies to startups and small agencies.

The list includes well-known Silicon Valley PR’s like Ash Spiegelberg, partner and head of the

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Slack sold to business software giant for $27.7bn

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Salesforce has agreed to buy workplace messaging app Slack for $27.7bn (£20bn) in what would be one of the biggest tech mergers in recent years.

Marc Benioff, boss of the business software giant, called the deal a “match made in heaven”.

He has been pushing to expand the company’s software offerings and fend off rivals such as Microsoft.

The acquisition comes as the pandemic has increased the focus on remote work and tools, like Slack, which enable it.

Tech analyst Dan Ives of Wedbush Securities called it a “now or never” purchase for Mr Benioff.

“If Salesforce wants to expand beyond its core gold mine of sales and marketing departments … this was the moment and thus represents a major shot across the bow against Microsoft,” he wrote in a note to investors after the deal was announced.

Slack, founded in 2009, has won a following with its

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GoodFirms Discloses Trustworthy Mobile App Development Companies for Business During COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the necessity for digital transformation. These days, mobile apps have been increasing and demanding for apps like shopping, entertaining, socializing gaming, and many more. The behavior of mobile users is indicating a shift in how they are interacting with their favorite brands.

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Therefore, various industries that were not leveraging mobile apps are now considering to build an app for their business. It is also helping the varied sectors of enterprises solve the specific challenges they face because of the worldwide health crisis. The apps have given enterprises new opportunities to make new revenue streams and deliver value-added services to customers.

As the demand has increased for creating sorts of mobile apps like ecommerce, enterprise, healthcare, education, financial, social, entertainment, game, and much more, several service providers in the market claim to be the best. Thus to help the

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