Mindtickle raises $100M to gamify sales training

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Mindtickle, which provides a “sales readiness” platform for enterprises, today announced it has closed a $100 million series E funding round led by SoftBank, with participation from Chimera Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Canaan, NewView Capital, and Qualcomm Ventures. The funds, which bring the […]

New 2K Game To Be Revealed This Month And More From Take Two's Earnings Report

Take Two released its Q1 earnings report alongside a conference call today, which revealed there’s a new IP coming from the company. Better yet, it’s going to be announced later this month. Along with this tease, we caught a glimpse at what releases are planned for the remainder of the 2022 fiscal year from Take […]

AI-driven HR seeks to balance ‘human’ and ‘resources’

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Human resources (HR) is an area that is ripe for automation, and in particular, the kind of automation made possible by artificial intelligence (AI). HR, after all, is a cost center at most organizations, which means organizations are always looking for ways to […]

How to approach AI more responsibly, according to a top AI ethicist

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Women in the AI field are making research breakthroughs, spearheading vital ethical discussions, and inspiring the next generation of AI professionals. We created the VentureBeat Women in AI Awards to emphasize the importance of their voices, work, and experience, and to shine a […]

Osmos emerges from stealth to unify enterprise data

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Osmos, a company designing a platform to help enterprises adopt machine learning technologies, today emerged from stealth with $13 million in funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from CRV, Pear, and SV Angel. Cofounder and CEO Kirat Pandya says that the […]

Dixa nabs $105M to unify customer service channels

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Dixa, a startup developing conversational customer engagement software, today announced that it raised $105 million in a series C funding round led by General Atlantic, with participation from Notion Capital and Project A. CEO Mads Fosselius says that the proceeds will be put […]

Splitgate Launch Delayed To August Due To Server Overload

Splitgate, the free-to-play multiplayer shooter that blends Halo-esque gunplay with Portal style, well, portals, won’t be launching tomorrow as planned. That’s because the open beta that’s been running during the past two weeks had so many active players that the servers became overloaded, forcing a delay.  If you haven’t heard of Splitgate, it’s a fast-paced sci-fi […]

HubSpot taps DataGrail to help users navigate tricky PII waters

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Data privacy management company DataGrail is gearing up to announce an integration with HubSpot, a go-to platform for marketing and sales. ​​The company’s CEO and cofounder, Daniel Barber, tells VentureBeat the integration will help enterprises efficiently comply with the emerging data privacy laws, […]

Employees want more AI to boost productivity, study finds

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Eighty-one percent of employees believe that AI improves their overall performance at work. As a result, more than two thirds — 68% — are calling on their employers to deploy more AI-based technologies to help them execute tasks. That’s the top-level finding from […]

Native Voice nabs $14M to convert devices into branded voice assistants

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Native Voice, a startup developing an SDK for audio device manufacturers to integrate third-party voice assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant, today announced that it closed a $14 million seed round led by Gutbrain Ventures, PBJ Capital, Signal Peak Ventures with participation from […]