Channel Marketer Report

Channel Technology

Seeing Growth In Channel, Investors Fuel Impartner With $50 Million In Funding

Impartner, a pure-play SaaS-based channel management and partner relationship management (PRM) provider, has raised $50 million in funding. Brighton Park Capital, a growth equity investment firm that specializes in partnering with growth-stage software, healthcare and tech-enabled services businesses, led the round with participation from existing investors Savant Growth, Emergence and Golub Capital. The investment, which brings […]

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Incentive Solutions, Channeltivity Partner To Offer Comprehensive Channel Management Solution

Incentive Solutions, a channel incentives and technology provider, has entered into a partnership with Channeltivity, a partner relationship management solution provider. Propelling this alliance is a drive to expand services and enhance the customer experience, said Incentive Solutions in a press release. Connecting solutions from the two organizations delivers a smoother, more comprehensive user experience […]

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Marketplace Platform Provider Mirakl Raises $555 Million In Funding

Mirakl, the provider of an enterprise marketplace SaaS platform, has raised $555 million in a Series E funding round led by Silver Lake, with participation from long-term investors 83North, Elaia Partners, Felix Capital, and Permira. The new funding increases the company’s valuation to more than $3.5 billion. Mirakl’s valuation has more than doubled since its […]

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New Impartner Easy-To-Customize Interface Facilitates Partner Access To Business Enablement Data

Impartner, a global pure-play SaaS-based channel management and partner relationship management (PRM) technology provider, has introduced a solution interface that facilitates partner access to business enablement data. The new interface, Impartner PX Partner Experience, offers partners a modern and intuitive interface that provides a clean, simplified view of the data that matters most such as […]

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Empowering Brands And Partners With Through-Channel Marketing Automation

By Joel Montgomery, Chief Strategy Officer, Incentive Solutions and OneAffiniti It’s been a few years since Jay McBain, Forresters’ Principal Analyst – Channels, Partnerships & Ecosystems, called the increasing adoption of through-channel marketing automation (TCMA) the “third stage” for sales and marketing leaders. Following the adoption of customer relationship management technology and marketing automation solutions, […]

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Consensus Launches Channel-Focused Digital Demo Experience Solution

Consensus, a digital presales platform vendor, has launched a new solution that extends the power of its digital demo experiences to onboard partners, assign content, and analyze results to more consistently drive channel sales. Consensus users traditionally use the digital presales platform to create and share customized assets to discover stakeholders, educate prospects, and scale […]

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JS Group ‘Partners’ With Client Qumu To Implement Global Channel Program

The JS Group (JSG), a channel strategy consultancy and services company, has entered a unique relationship with Qumu Corporation, a provider of cloud-based enterprise video technology, to implement a world-class global channel program. More than offering traditional channel support services, JSG “has a different agreement with Qumu,” Janet Schijns, JSG’s CEO, told CMR. “It’s based […]

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SproutLoud Awarded Second Patent Protecting Its Co-Op Marketing Model

Marketing technology company SproutLoud has been awarded a second patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) protecting its distributed marketing ecosystems. This new patent specifically covers SproutLoud’s Co-Op Marketing model, which supports change management by helping clients move from reimbursement systems to co-pay. SproutLoud’s distributed marketing platform allows brands to make both claims and reimbursement […]

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Gorilla Corp. Enhances Partner Pulse Platform With Partner Scorecarding Module

Gorilla Corporation, a channel and partnership strategy and execution service provider, has launched a new module for its Partner Pulse solution that profiles, tracks, and scores channel partners’ capabilities, activities and results. The new Scorecarding module enables channel leaders to customize activities to focus on active partners for ranking and tiering and defining next steps. […]

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At HPE, Data Helps Find Sharpest Needles In Partner Haystack

Channel marketers are becoming increasingly selective in choosing partners to participate in specific marketing campaigns. Employing new technologies to discover which partners are more capable of supporting modern marketing initiatives or have demonstrated support of their brands, channel leaders are boosting the effectiveness of their through-channel marketing programs. Laura Seymour, Senior Director, Global Partner Marketing […]

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