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Thursday, January 23,2020

Feature of the Week

The Scottsdale-based company offers the world's first fully passwordless authentication technology. It helps organizations to mitigate virtually all risks associated with compromised credential attacks by reducing their attack surface  Read more
Vecna Robotics raised $50 million in its Series B funding round. The latest funds collected will be used for hiring new staff and the development of the firm’s products in logistics automation.  Read more
With the newly raised funds, Tradeshift plans to accelerate its growth and set the objectives on a direct path to profitability in the near future  Read more
Califia Farms, with the help of this latest funding, will build on the success of its oat platform and launch other lines.  Read more

CIO Viewpoint

By Nancy S. Wolk, CIO, Alcoa - Global Business Services  
One of the major shifts we are seeing at Alcoa is the increased ability to correlate massive amounts of data from our manufacturing processes with our business information systems, such as our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.  Read more
By Steven John, CIO, AmeriPride  
Transforming IT Infrastructure to Enhance Customer Service.  Read more

Featured Vendors

By Rohit Sharma, Co-Founder & CTO and Vikrant Pathak, Co-Founder & CEO  
An AI-powered, one-stop customer engagement solution for automobile dealerships  Read more
By Prof. Dr. Heinz-Herbert Fiebig, CEO and Dr. Vincent Vuaroqueaux, CTO  
4HF Biotec GmbH was founded in June 2015 by Prof. Dr. H.H. Fiebig. The company specializes in bioinformatics and data analytics for discovery of innovative therapies to treat cancers. For research, the company has built unique proprietary...  Read more
By Paul Dabrowski, CEO  
Headquartered in San Francisco, Synthego, an innovative biotech company is guided by a mission to broaden the access of CRISPR, all for the pivotal purpose of accelerating the basic scientific discovery of cures, and developing novel synthetic...  Read more

CXO Insights

By Dr. Philipp Hasler, Investment Director, Emerald Technology Ventures  
The fascination in AgTech comes with the evolution of technologies that were originally developed and...  Read more
By Ryan Wang, Co-Founder & General Partner, Outpost Capital  
Given the ability of these inventions to redefine the perception of reality, it goes without saying...  Read more