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$120M from the Private Equity for security and SM solution, last week among $639M in nearly total funding for the digital economy.

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Along with Netskope, Apttus and letgo (a mobile app), Tanium a security and systems management solution have seduced a bunch of new investors last week capitalizing nearly $400M in funding.Overall, Connectikpeople.co recalls: $15M / Venture for Yummly; an online recipe recommendation and food delivery service. Henceforth, the company will grow its product line and enter into new partnerships. Investors include:Bauer Venture Partners.
$50M / Series B for Shift; an online marketplace for used cars; the company will use the new capital to expand into new cities. Investors include: Goldman Sachs, Highland Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) and others.
$108M / Series C for Apttus ; a quote-to-cash SaaS platform built on top of Salesforce.com that can handle quotes, contracts and revenue management. The company has raised $186M to date, and last received $50M in Series B funding this past February. Investors include:Iconiq Capital, K1 Capital, Kuwait Investment Authority

On-premises, hybrid, and cloud-based solutions for Internet-based video delivery.

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Internet-based video consumption proliferates and consumers are more and more demanding in terms of content, its quality and its streamlined accessibility anywhere and anytime. Elemental charts its path on this ecosystem! Henceforth the company will work closely with Amazon Web Service to provide media companies with a family of on-premises, hybrid, and cloud-based solutions for Internet-based video delivery. 
Connectikpeople.co salutes this acquisition susceptible to speed innovation and streamlined accessibility.

Creative and agile feature engineering for most Machine Learning tasks.

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Our data-driven age is more and more at the hearth of major innovations and new challenges in the digital industry. 
Datasets proliferate, open source community expands their collaborations and groundbreaking paradigms like Machine Learning help streamline this new world; henceforth nurtured by tailored services and recommendation systems. 
Connectikpeople.co salutes the dynamic behind LinkedIn’s FeatureFuproject; a new open source toolkit designed with the primary goal to enable creative and agile feature engineering for most machine learning tasks such as statistical modeling (classification, clustering, and regression) and rule-based decision engines.