Evolve Acquired by HubSpot

Friday, August 25, 2017

As reported by BostInno:

Yes, you probably have the same question I did: Why is HubSpot acquiring a dating advice startup? The details on this deal are scant, but it likely has to do with the startup’s expertise in using machine learning to help develop relationships.

The startup in question is Evolve, which went through this year’s Techstars Boston program, though it was the only company not to present on Demo Day. A press release announcing HubSpot’s acquisition of Evolve is expected to be published next week.

Strobe Labs Acquired by TicketWeb (owned by Ticketmaster)

Thursday, August 10, 2017

TicketWeb, a club-focused, self-service ticketing platform owned by Ticketmaster, today announced the acquisition of Strobe Labs. Strobe Labs is a marketing platform created to give venues and promoters a simple and powerful way to learn more about their fans and engage them more effectively.  

The Strobe technology will be integrated directly into TicketWeb and will provide a single dashboard where venue clients will be able to: