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Varicent Named a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management

This marks Varicent’s seventh consecutive time to be recognized by Gartner for its ability to execute and its vision.

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Headspace Announces Fundraising Round, Raising $93 Million to Accelerate Evolution to Global Health and Happiness Platform

Spectrum Equity participated in the funding to support Headspace’s direct-to-consumer business, B2B segment and Headspace Health growth initiatives.

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Definitive Healthcare CEO Wins Executive of the Year Award

CEO Jason Krantz received Boston Business Journal's RSM Middle Market Executive of the Year award based on his creative leadership, innovative ideas, risk taking and growth strategies.

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Interview with CEO Michael Talve and Lawdragon on New Brand and Software Tool

In Lawdragon's latest profile, the CEO and Founder of Expert Institute shares how he built his evolving company, the passion behind what he does, and the work it took to get there.

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The Knot Worldwide Acquires UK-Based Hitched.co.uk

In addition to Hitched, TKWW has acquired the digital assets of You & Your Wedding, further expanding the company’s UK and international presence in the wedding industry.

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Varicent Software Acquires Augmented Intelligence Company Symon.AI and Adds Chief Analytics Officer and Chief Data Scientist roles

Symon.AI provides easy to use, advanced analytics to business users and data scientists. Dr. Jing Shyr, formerly with IBM, and Dr. Joel Shapiro of Northwestern join Varicent’s management team.

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Offensive Security CEO Featured on Forbes

Offensive Security CEO Ning Wang shares how she manages a remote workforce and promotes a culture of diversity.

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B-Stock CEO Howard Rosenberg Profiled for Forbes' Daily Cover Story

The article provides an intimate look at the company that gives products their second, third, and fourth lives.

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Animoto Adds Vice President of Experience Design and Vice President of Finance

Kristen Connor joins as Vice President of Experience Design and Vivian Sakovich as Vice President of Finance. Their experiences and skillset bring a fresh perspective to the Animoto leadership team.

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Spectrum Equity Announces 2020 Promotions

We are pleased to announce six promotions: John Connolly, Leah Palmer, Carolina Picazo, Cameron Ghorbani, Jamie Mitchell and Sam Todd.

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Starbucks Offers Headspace Subscriptions to Improve Employee Mental Health

Starbucks is offering employees free subscriptions to Headspace as part of a push to improve the mental health of its workforce.

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Varicent Welcomes back Founders Neil Whitney and Matthew Whitney to New Senior Management Team

Neil Whitney and Matthew Whitney will be re-joining the firm's incoming management team as COO and CTO, respectively.

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