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T-Mobile Buys Octopus to Extend Reach

We know that digital out of home ads, delightfully called DOOH, are hot.  So hot, in fact, that T-Mobile just bought a Octopus Interactive, which has an ad network of screens inside rideshare vehicles.  The screens will be replaced by T-Mobile devices, extending T-Mobile’s Magenta Audience Network of more than 100 million mobile customers.

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Nigerian rewards startup ThankUCash raises $5.3M seed round for expansion

January 13, 2022

Nigerian multi-merchant rewards platform ThankUCash has raised US$5.3 million in seed funding as it plans expansion into new markets and further product launches. Co-founded in 2018 by Simeon Ononobi, Suraj Supekar, Madonna Ononobi and Harshal Gandole, ThankUCash offers cashback on purchases and deals from thousands of merchants, which in turn helps merchants retain customer loyalty, increase revenues, and grow. The startup has recorded over 600,000 users and onboarded over 1,000 stores on its platform, whilst processing more than US$80 million in transaction volume.

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Three-Quarters of Companies See AI/ML As Important Revenue Drivers: SambaNova Report

January 24, 2022

Do you miss those innocent days when every product announcement breathlessly reported the new system or feature was “AI-based”? If so, here’s a whiff of remembrance from AI infrastructure provider SambaNova Systems, who found that 78% of large companies rate AI and Machine Learning as important revenue drivers. Yet even they have a curiously mixed attitude, citing (in their press release) a NewVantage Partners study that found only a quarter of top companies have scaled AI/ML across their organization.

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