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A weekly summary of the news, trends, reviews, profiles and articles from Startup City
October 18, 2018

Startup City Weekly Brief

Newsletter for Enterprise Technology Decision Makers

Feature of the Week
Calif.-based edtech startup, raised $3.2m in seed financing round led by Omidyar Technology Ventures with participation from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Boxed, an NYC-based company that delivers bulk-sized groceries raised $111 Million in Series D funding round led by Aeon Co. Ltd, a Japanese large grocery retailer.
Latch, a New York City-based maker of the smart access system, raised $70m in Series B funding round led by Brookfield Ventures.
Featured Vendors
Provides decentralized cloud security and storage with protection from external, viral, operational, internal and surveillance threats.
The company provides a security management intelligence platform focused on Security Orchestration and Automated Response (SOAR).
Fortify 24x7 offers an array of best-of breed cybersecurity solutions and services for businesses.
CIO Outlook
Kelly MacPherson, CIO, Burger King Worldwide
In today’s age, information is everywhere. From sales and transaction data to social media comments and weather patterns, the industry is challenged with taking massive amounts of information and translating.
Richard Barton, CIO, American Management Association
Sales strategies change on a regular basis. Sales technology is constantly evolving to support company objectives and make it easier for the sales department to have access to quality leads and time-sensitive information.
Startup Insider
By Morag Lucey, CMO, Avaya
The reality of today’s digital, customer-centric world is clearer than ever, and it is significantly affecting the CIO and CMO. CIOs.
By Bryan Elsesser, Senior Director, Sales Development, eMarketer
As a sales leader, keeping your team competitive is becoming increasingly more challenging.