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Society Pass Incorporated

Contact Details Dennis Nguyen: Founder, Chairman & CEO +1 877-440-9464 dennis@thesocietypass.com Company Website https://thesocietypass.com

October 27, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Logitix Becomes First U.S.-based Partner with StubHub International

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Logitix, the leader in live event ticketing technology and analytics, announced a landmark partnership with StubHub International. The deal establishes Logitix as the first U.S.-based ticket distribution partner for StubHub International. As a result, customers outside of North America will be able to buy tickets to events happening in the United States and Canada. It will also mark the first time U.S. ticket sellers will have access to automated distribution solutions for international events. Effective immediately, ticket sellers across the U.S. who partner with Logitix will have a new distribution channel through StubHub International. Logitix manages millions of tickets across the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, college sports, and live event properties. “Our partnership with StubHub International is significant for the global ticketing marketplace,” said Logitix CEO Stu Halberg. “From a consumer perspective, it removes a barrier for buyers worldwide to purchase a ticket to an event in the U.S. or Canada. At the same time, our ticketing partners in the U.S. now have the opportunity to expand their distribution internationally.” “Our customers are passionate fans of U.S. sports such as NFL, NBA and MLB and they love to travel the world to see their favourite artists perform at iconic venues,” said StubHub International CEO Dan Mucha. “Partnering with a leading, trusted U.S.-based ticketing technology platform like Logitix gives our customers access to the biggest live experiences in North America.” About StubHub International StubHub International is a ticket exchange and resale company providing services for buyers and sellers of tickets for live entertainment events. Backed by award-winning customer care, StubHub’s FanProtect™ Guarantee means every ticket is guaranteed valid or customers receive a replacement ticket of equal or better value, or their money back. StubHub International Background StubHub International is the newly established independent group following the CMA’s inquiry into the merger of viagogo and StubHub. It was determined that StubHub’s international entities (all entities except those in the USA and Canada) were to be divested and made independent from StubHub and viagogo. It consists of businesses in the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and numerous other international markets. About Logitix Logitix is the preeminent monetization engine and ticketing platform for the live event industry, combining optimized pricing, distribution, and inventory management with real-time insights to help sellers and buyers respond to a rapidly changing market environment. The Logitix vision is to automate the entire ticket life cycle and provide data-driven insights to serve the diverse needs of its partners, including ticketing rightsholders, agencies, and other sellers. The company is backed by ZMC and is privately held. For more information about Logitix, visit Logitix.com or find them on LinkedIn. Contact Details Eric Nemeth +1 602-502-2793 nemeth@ericpr.com Company Website https://logitix.com/

October 27, 2022 08:35 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Bloomsbury Publishing pleased with "surge in the numbers"

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Contact Details Proactive Proactive UK Ltd +44 20 7989 0813 uk@proactiveinvestors.com

October 27, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Clean Room Primer Group Announces Speakers for Second Roadshow Event in Chicago

Clean Room Primer

The Clean Room Primer Group today announces its selection of headline speakers for its upcoming event in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. The mission of the group is to demystify data clean rooms and help marketing and advertising professionals adapt and use them in a privacy-safe marketing environment. The Chicago event marks the second in a series of events for the Clean Room Primer, all geared to expand on use cases and offer real-world examples on usage of data clean rooms. The headline speakers attending the Chicago event include: Alysia Melisaratos, Head of Solutions Engineering, LiveRamp Chris Comstock, Chief Product Officer, Claravine Devin DeBlasio, VP of Product Marketing, InfoSum Frederick Stanichev, Head of Sales, Habu John Baronello, VP of Digital Transformation, Merkle “We’re thrilled to welcome industry thought leaders to come together and discuss their knowledge and experiences with data clean rooms at our second roadshow event in Chicago,” said Adam Gelles, co-founder of the Clean Room Primer group and CEO, The B2B Marketing Company. “A more privacy-centric marketing landscape is making data clean rooms more of a necessity. Education and awareness about how to use data clean rooms is critical to helping the industry adapt to new realities brought on by privacy regulations, platform changes, third-party cookie demise, the loss of identifiers and other industry evolutions.” The group has co-authored an initial piece of educational material – The Clean Room Primer – a white paper covering clean room taxonomy and definitions; use cases; and a look at the future. The white paper was released during the group’s inaugural event at Advertising Week in New York City in October. Following this event, The Clean Room Primer will continue its roadshow in two other major US cities throughout Q4 2022 with events in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Leading practitioners will share real-world insights on why and how to use data clean rooms for marketing and advertising. Remaining Clean Room Primer roadshow dates: San Francisco on November 10 @ The W San Francisco (4:00 - 7:00 PM PT) Los Angeles on December 6 @ The Huntley Hotel Santa Monica (9:00 - 11:00 AM PT) For more information and to register for the upcoming events, click here. About The B2B Marketing Company We are a leading provider of business marketing and revenue generating programs for high growth, mid-market and enterprise companies. Our clients have included Microsoft, GumGum, Integral Ad Science, Spectrum Reach, Adobe and many others across technology, media and entertainment, transportation and financial services companies. We provide clients marketing, evangelism, content and excellence programs using our proven methodologies and processes that have generated over hundreds of millions of dollars for B2B brands. Learn more at www.theb2bmarketing.co. About The Clean Room Primer Group The Clean Room Primer is an ad-hoc consortium of advertising industry executives with a shared mission of providing marketers, agencies, and publishers with a reliable and expert source on data clean rooms, their use and implementation best practices. Helping the industry prepare for a new privacy landscape. Inaugural participating companies include Habu, LiveRamp, InfoSum, Claravine, Kite Hill Public Relations, Marcato Solutions, The B2B Marketing Company, Neustar and Merkle. For more information, visit CleanRoomPrimer.com and follow on LinkedIn and Twitter. Contact Details Kite Hill PR Michael Kocher cleandata@kitehillpr.com

October 27, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Job search: how to quickly find a job with Jooble

Jooble

Jooble.org is a genuinely helpful and reliable job search engine. Since 2006, the site has been helping millions of people find their dream jobs. Now, it’s among the top 10 vertical job search engines in the Jobs And Employment segment according to SimilarWeb ranking. Jooble analyzes thousands of job search sources to provide the most relevant opportunities free of charge. Employers can also use Jooble for free; however, there is a chargeable premium plan with additional features. This review will examine this service and discover why it’s among the best job search platforms. Background Information Jooble was founded by two Ukrainian investors and IT professionals, Roman Prokofiev and Eugene Sobakarev, in 2006. Its headquarters is located in Kyiv, Ukraine. Jooble’s mission is to simplify job hunting. The platform gives access to numerous online job postings in minutes. Due to its utility, Jooble went viral and grew very quickly. In 2016, 10 years after being established, Jooble appeared among the top 50 job search services, and in 2019, it recorded 2 million visitors per day. Nowadays, the site has 3 million daily visitors and 1 billion annual visits, which is the main proof of its efficiency and effectiveness. Key Statistics and Facts Among the top 10 vertical job search engines 70 million visitors monthly Available in 69 countries Accessible in 24 languages Service Features Filtered search The platform is user-friendly and offers filters for fast and easy job searches. Instead of struggling with a broad search, filter it! You can filter according to location, salary, date of posting, work experience, and type of employment. Jooble uses a variety of sources Jooble gets information from varied sources, such as corporate websites, social nets, announcements, various job boards and media, and many more. Totally, Jooble collects vacancies from more than 140,000 sources. Free to use We understand how the process of searching job can be complicated and lengthy sometimes, and Jooble's mission is to help people find work easily and quickly. For this, the company is constantly working to ensure that the employment process is as comfortable and fast as possible. At Jooble, you can find all job offers available in one place and use our service for free, no matter at which point on Earth you are. For users' convenience, Jooble has created a mobile app for iOS and Android where all vacancies are available. Job seekers can search for vacancies in several specialities and regions simultaneously, view offers for remote employment, and respond to them directly in the app. Available in 69 countries around the world If you want to find a job in a specific location, Jooble is there to help. The site divides all the vacancies into regions, showing the nearest options. If you want to work remotely or abroad, you can check opportunities in 69 countries worldwide. Popular searches Users can easily check which job categories are currently being searched often. For instance, such jobs as medical workers, recruitment consultants, and, of course, IT specialists are booming. However, the job market might be volatile from time to time, but keeping up with the latest employment trends will be easy with Jooble. Filter by location Some people like nothing better than going to the office, socializing with colleagues, and commuting to work every day. Others have become real fans of working remotely. Whatever you decide, Jooble will help you find jobs within your preference. Just filter by location to either “Near me” or “Remote.” Alert feature When you activate or sign up for this feature, you’ll receive email updates on the jobs you’ve been searching for whenever there’s an opening. Terms of Service Jooble is free for job seekers to use. You can find actual information on different workplaces or employers. However, Jooble doesn’t guarantee their safety or reliability. Jooble also cannot be liable for misinformation on the employers’ websites or portals. Jooble imposes a law against any unauthorized use of intellectual property according to copyright law. Only adults can use the portal—and for legal purposes only. Users can only create one account. Sharing your account with others is prohibited. Users must accept the platform’s privacy policy before using it. Privacy Policy Jooble uses cookies to provide a better browsing experience. It also uses SSL encryption to enhance safety; however, the company will not be responsible for security breaches. Jooble also has the right to collect users’ data, which includes their name, last name, phone number, email address, and account credentials. However, Jooble is prohibited from selling any users’ data. Such information helps the platform provide a better service and information about new features or changes. Jooble can share this data with other websites or reveal it if the law requests. Help Center Jooble has a library of commonly asked questions where people can find the answers to general questions. However, should you still be dissatisfied, you can submit a ticket with your email, subject, and description of the issue. Quality of Service Jooble provides user-friendly tools, easy navigation, and high-quality customer support. Contact Details Jooble Jooble Team compliance@jooble.com Company Website https://jooble.org/

October 26, 2022 11:48 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Will These Streamers Benefit from Major Audience Growth?

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ValueTheMarkets News Commentary - More than 3 billion people around the world streamed or downloaded video at least once a month in 2020 according to Statista, with this projected to rise to 3.5 billion by 2025. A number of companies are seeking to take advantage of this huge opportunity. This article discusses the issue with reference to Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX), Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS), Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and QYOU Media (TSXV: QYOU) (OTCQB: QYOUF). QYOU Media (TSXV: QYOU) (OTCQB: QYOUF) operates as a media company. The business produces and distributes content created by social media influencers, artists and digital content creators on television networks, satellite television, over-the-top media and mobile platforms. QYOU Media also manages influencer marketing campaigns for major film studios and key household brands. The company primarily operates in India, where it aims to take advantage of rapidly increasing adoption of smartphone and smart TV technology. The business has launched five entertainment channels aimed at the young Indian demographic through its The Q India brand. These include its flagship channel, The Q, which was the fastest growing channel in the entire nation last year. Viewers can watch these channels across a number of platforms, including QYOU Media’s free ad-supported QPLAY app, which allows users to tune into the company’s five different TV channels through smartphones or smart TVs. Now, the business is expanding beyond video streaming too, having just acquired a controlling stake in mobile gaming specialists Maxamtech Digital Ventures. With KPMG estimating that more than 420 million Indians are online gamers, the business will be hoping this move will spur further growth. QYOU Media’s Indian offering is growing alongside its revenue. Its most recent earnings update, which covered the three months ended 30 June 2022, saw the company return record quarterly revenues of CA$6.9m, which represented year-on-year growth of 163%. Adjusted EBITDA loss also saw an improvement in the period, with a 33% reduction in loss. Net loss did widen by 7%, but the company attributed this to the launch of new channels and programming as the business rapidly expands its entertainment footprint. Netflix ( NASDAQ: NFLX ) operates as a subscription streaming service and production company. The company offers a wide variety of TV shows, movies, anime and documentaries on internet-connected devices. It serves customers worldwide. Netflix is a company synonymous with streaming, having revolutionized the way in which consumers consume entertainment in their homes. The company’s most recent quarterly earnings showed something of a return to form though, with paid subscriber numbers climbing by around 2.4 million after two consecutive quarterly declines. Even so, the company appears to have been spooked by the decline and the rate of growth seen in the most recent quarter is still far slower than Netflix had become accustomed too. This hardship has led the company to move towards some sort of ad-supported offering, while also seeking to block users from password sharing. These moves will bolster existing revenue streams and add a new one as the business faces increasing pressure from competition. New subscribers could be attracted to the service by an upcoming cheaper $7 per month offering, which includes around five minutes of advertising per hour of programming. However, the success of this significant change in the business’ model is yet to be determined. Walt Disney Co ( NYSE: DIS ) operates as an entertainment and media enterprise company. The company's business segments include media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. The business serves customers worldwide. Another major player in the streaming landscape, with its Disney+ offering reaching 221 million subscribers in its most recent quarterly results to make Walt Disney Co the biggest streamer in the world. The enormous growth of its streaming service has propelled major revenue growth for Walt Disney Co, with revenues climbing by an impressive 26% compared to the same quarter 12 months prior. However, analysts have warned that the service could lose as many as 20 million subscribers in South Asia after it failed to secure the rights to the Indian Cricket Premier League. Vivek Couto, executive director of Media Partners Asia, told Bloomberg: “IPL drives customer acquisition. It’s regarded as entertainment not just sports by Indian households - women and men.” Perhaps this is part of the reason behind Walt Disney Co’s decision to follow some of its competitors in creating an ad-supported subscription offering, while also hiking the price for viewers who want to enjoy Disney+ without commercials. Jeff Bezos’ Amazon ( NASDAQ: AMZN ) is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The company’s products include books, music, computers, electronics and numerous other products. The business offers personalized shopping services, web-based credit card payment and direct shipping to customers. It also operates a cloud platform offering services globally. Having made a name for itself in the world of ecommerce, Amazon entered the video streaming fray all the way back in 2006. The service has grown significantly, with its popularity bolstered by the fact that subscription includes faster ecommerce delivery options, as well as ebook, music and grocery shopping services. But the company’s streaming service appears to be building its own successful niche within this array of services, with Prime Video shows securing 30 Emmy nominations during the company’s last full quarter. Most recently, Amazon has been making entertainment news headlines with its Lord of the Rings prequel show The Rings of Power. The fantasy series, which has been promoted through an enormous deluge of marketing, reportedly cost as much as $1bn to produce. Millions initially tuned in to the show but reaction from audiences has been mixed, with some reviewers comparing the show unfavorably with Peter Jackson’s film adaptations of Tolkien’s Middle Earth world or fantasy TV peer House of the Dragon. 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October 26, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Comcast Business Enhances Fiction Tribe’s Cybersecurity with SecurityEdge™ Solution

Comcast Oregon / SW Washington

Comcast Business today announced that it is supplying Portland-based creative agency, Fiction Tribe, with Comcast Business SecurityEdge ™, Business Internet and 4G LTE Connection Pro Services, enabling the business to better safeguard its data and keep its employees connected while using a hybrid work model. Fiction Tribe is an independent digital creative agency with 25 employees and 10 contractors. Unlike typical creative agencies, Fiction Tribe uses machine intelligence technology to analyze seemingly disconnected data points and identify real-time insights and recommendations to its clients. This technology, combined with Fiction Tribe’s digital and creative acumen, offers its clients unmatched deployment times, targeted messaging and actionable analytics. Because of this operational reliance on technology and data, Fiction Tribe counts on its internet and cybersecurity solutions from Comcast Business to help protect client data whenever needed, no matter where employees are working from. “With employees across the globe from Portland to Portugal, which is now standard, we need to spend time growing the business instead of worrying about online threats,” said James Rice, CEO of Fiction Tribe. “As a small business without an IT department, we rely on Comcast Business. With SecurityEdge, we can help protect employee, guests’ and contractors’ devices on the network.” A few years ago, cybersecurity solutions were less attainable for small businesses due to high costs and fixed solution designs. With SecurityEdge™, businesses have access to an advanced network solution. It works to help block threats like malware, ransomware, phishing and botnet attacks across all connected devices on a business’ network while simultaneously preventing guests and employees from accessing suspicious websites. Fiction Tribe’s finds this feature an especially important cybersecurity measure to have when working with contractors and remote workers. “I look forward to viewing the SecurityEdge Activity Summary Report. It tells me all about our network threats, including phishing, malware, and botnets,” Rice explained. “We are comforted that it helps protect our employees’ and customers’ devices.” Paired with Comcast Business’ Internet, SecurityEdge™ seamlessly runs in the background, helping to protect the network’s data, and will do so even if a small business does not have a dedicated IT department. "We want businesses to be empowered to grow. We know there is risk in that, and we want to help businesses have peace of mind," said Alan Goldsmith, vice president of Comcast Business’ Oregon/SW Washington. "As the distributed workforce continues to expand and push the boundaries of digital collaboration, network support solutions will increasingly help define a business' success. That's why Comcast Business is proud to play a role in supporting Fiction Tribe's security solutions and connectivity operations." About Comcast Business: Comcast Business offers a suite of Connectivity, Communications, Networking, Cybersecurity, Wireless, and Managed Solutions to help organizations of different sizes prepare for what’s next. Powered by the nation’s largest Gig-speed broadband network, and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and one of the leading service providers to the Enterprise market. Comcast Business has been consistently recognized by industry analysts and associations as a leader and innovator, and one of the fastest growing providers of Ethernet services. For more information, call 866-429-3085. Follow on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and on other social media networks at http://business.comcast.com/social. Contact Details Comcast Business Amy Keiter +1 503-407-9109 amy_keiter@comcast.com Company Website https://business.comcast.com/

October 26, 2022 07:01 AM Pacific Daylight Time

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Sharp App Joins HPL Digital Sport and Cardinal Sports Capital Accelerator Program After Year of Significant Growth

Sharp App

Sharp App, a sports betting app dedicated to the empowerment of bettors through AI-powered tools, analytics and educational programming, announced today its inclusion into the HPL Digital Sport and Cardinal Sports Capital Accelerator Program. The Accelerator Program has raised capital for Sharp App during the current 2022 NFL season to exponentially grow its subscriber base. Since its launch in August 2021, Sharp App has rapidly scaled its capabilities, expanded programming based on user demand and trends, and shown strong user growth, engagement and retention rates. Since 2021, Sharp App has: Held an 80% month-over-month premium subscriber retention rate Provided upgrades and scaled content for its Game Center, a centralized hub of news, trends, lines and betting information, and Sharp Academy, a multimedia masterclass that will teach all skill levels different aspects of sports betting, led by sports betting expert John Alessia Seen a 200% increase in daily and monthly active users in the first month of the 2022 NFL season Identified nearly half of all users engage on the Sharp App Discord add-on during NFL games “One of the most significant advances to our app is our extremely popular AI-powered props tool. In getting feedback from our users and understanding the data leveraged, we were able to quickly develop one of the most comprehensive prop tools to identify the value of player statistics across various markets,” said Sharp App co-founder and CEO Kevin Epstein. “With our inclusion into the Accelerator Program, we’ll be able to utilize the capabilities of both HPL Digital Sport and Cardinal Sports Capital to scale innovations, like our prop tool, faster and get our superior products and services in front of new investors, partners and potential users.” The vision behind the Accelerator Program is to help streamline a company’s access to essential tools needed for entrepreneurs to obtain capital, network in the right channels, effectively articulate their value proposition and get their products and services into the hands of the right audiences. “In today’s sports betting economy, capital is harder to raise. It’s more important than ever to not just have a vision, but a clear path for how the company will generate revenue and prove profitability,” said Ed Moed, CEO of HPL Digital Sport. “In a little over a year, Sharp App has shown its product provides exceptional service and value to its users through its stellar engagement and retention statistics. Sharp App is the exact type of company we built the company for and are looking forward to helping bring them to the next phase in their entrepreneurial journey.” For more information please visit: https://sharp.app/ To download the app: App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/sharp-app/id1557592668 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sharpapp ABOUT SHARP APP Founded in 2020, by sports betting and fantasy experts and executives from Win Daily and DFS Army, Sharp is a first-of-its-kind sports betting app. Sharp provides an all-in-one platform experience of multimedia content, tools and solutions developed specifically to educate and empower sports bettors to make smarter decisions and manage their actions. Follow Sharp on social media - Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok. Contact Details Michael Adorno +1 212-931-6143 madorno@hotpaperlantern.com Company Website https://sharp.app/

October 26, 2022 10:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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WATI raises $23M series B funding round, powering WhatsApp for businesses

WATI

Over 2 billion people around the world use WhatsApp to communicate everyday things and it’s little wonder that businesses are taking to the messaging platform to support their customers where they feel most comfortable. Helping them supercharge this approach, customer and sales engagement tool WATI (which stands for ‘WhatsApp Team Inbox’) is today announcing a $23M series B funding round to scale the team and product and reach more businesses globally. The funding round was led by Tiger Global with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital India & Southeast Asia, as well as new investors DST Global Partners and Shopify. This marks Shopify’s first venture investment in a startup operating in the Southeast Asia region. This series B comes hot on the heels of a $8.3M series A round 10 months ago; in total, WATI has raised over $35M since 2020. WATI enables companies to have scalable, yet personalised, conversations with an easy-to-use customer engagement software that is built on WhatsApp’s Business API. WATI’s vision is to help businesses meet their customers where they are – on messaging platforms – so they are always accessible, personalised, and can engage in real time. Through the WATI platform, SMBs can send personalised notifications from their system in a programmatic way through WATI’s API. They can also support their customers through a collaborative team inbox with multiple agents, smart routing, canned responses, data tagging, and analytics. Many of these interactions can be automated through low-code workflow builders and chatbots. Bianca Ho, Co-Founder at WATI, commented: “It’s been an exciting 2022 at WATI culminating with this new funding round. We doubled down on our product with more automations, making it a seamless digital tool and must-have for any business. We went vertical in our approach and created integrations and partnerships with Zoho, Shopify, Google Sheets among others to really help scale growth and sharpen the product. The team has grown, revenue and customer numbers have doubled and now we look to scale the business, operations, teams around the world.” This year, WATI has grown its remote-first team by 50%, attracting leaders from Twitter and Freshworks. Revenues and customer growth have doubled in the past 12 months as users find ROI in both time saved and increased revenue from automated workflows connected to eCommerce platforms and CRMs. WATI has over 6000 customers across 78 countries including SMBs providing domestic house cleaning services to schools, tutorial centres, medical institutions and ecommerce, Shopify stores and many more. Ken Yeun g, co-founder at WATI, added: “The business messaging market has grown enormously. Meta estimates that around a billion people per week communicate with a business or service account across WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram. This insight is critical for what’s happening now and what’s coming ahead. About 40% of Meta’s advertisers globally - over 4 million businesses - use click-to-message ads, which redirect people from Facebook or Instagram into one of Meta’s messaging products to chat with a business. WATI is well placed to service this demand and beyond.” With additional funding, WATI will continually scale the team and invest in the product stack for low-code automation encouraging wider adoption of digital tools. WATI plans aggressive go-to-market plans in emerging markets, such as Latin America and Southeast Asia. Founders Bianca Ho and Ken Yeung started working together in 2016 with Clare.AI creating omni-channel AI digital assistants for large Asia enterprises. In 2020, they launched WATI to help SMB with a self-service, low code product on the WhatsApp Business API. Bianca has worked at Zendesk. Ken was a lead application developer for SaxoTraderGO, a cloud based trading platform that offered clients access to 37 stock exchanges. About WATI Founded in 2020 in Hong Kong, WATI helps companies have personalised conversations with customers at scale with an easy-to-use customer engagement software that’s built on WhatApp’s Business API. For further information visit: https://www.wati.io/ About Tiger Global Management Tiger Global Management, LLC is an investment firm focused on private and public companies in the internet, software, and financial technology sectors. Since 2001, Tiger Global has invested in hundreds of companies across more than 30 countries, including investments ranging from Series A to post-IPO. The firm aims to partner with dynamic entrepreneurs operating market-leading companies in its core focus areas. Tiger Global's investments have included JD.com, UiPath, Stripe, Databricks, Bytedance, Snowflake, Facebook, Alibaba, Procore, Chime, Blend, Peloton, Attentive, LinkedIn, Flipkart, and Toast. Contact Details WATI Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com Company Website https://www.wati.io/

October 26, 2022 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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