Suzy, an on-demand consumer insights platform, closes $12 million in Series C funding. Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments is leading the round, with participation from Foundry Group and Triangle Peak Partners. Existing investors also include Tribeca Venture Partners and Kevin Durant’s 35 Ventures.
Maru/Blue, a data services firm, launches a global sample quality certification program, Maru/Blue Sample Certified. Managing Director of Maru/Blue, Rob Berger says, “Sample Certified tests and certifies sample vendors in countries where there is a high demand for multi-market insights.”
Global Market Insights launches GMIPulse, an interactive database for market research reports that offer industry research data in an easy-to-use, yet comprehensively dynamic manner.
In events, The Quirks Event London is to be held from February 11 to the 12th. The two-day event will feature speaking sessions from insight professionals from KnowledgeHound, Zappi, PepsiCo, and more.
In human capital news, Qualtrics appoints Brian Stucki to lead the Qualtrics CustomerXM business.
In jobs, Facebook is looking to hire a Marketing Insights Researcher for its AR/VR team.
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