Rakuten launches SixthSense; JFrog acquires Upswift and more

SaaS news this week (10th September 2021- 17th September 2021): Rakuten launches SixthSense; JFrog acquires Upswift and more
Rakuten launches SixthSense; JFrog acquires Upswift and more

Rakuten enters B2B Space in India, launches a SaaS product called SixthSense

Rakuten has nine tech hubs outside Japan. Rakuten India, the largest among all of them has launched SixthSense, the ‘Code to Customer’ Observability platform. It is expected to roll out to other regions as well. SixthSense will offer businesses end-to-end visibility of the entire IT environment, from development to business operations.

JFrog acquires Upswift, bringing software updates and container deployment for IoT devices to developers

JFrog, a Liquid software company announces its acquisition of Upswift, a connected device management software provider. The partnership aims to deliver the industry's first complete development-to-device platform that bridges the gap between current IoT software silos and common DevOps processes.

Customer success platform EverAfter raises $13M in seed funding

Everafter, A customer success platform based out of Israel raises $13 million in seed funding led by TLV Partners and Vertex Ventures, along with participation from Benny Shneider, Zohar Gilon, and Amit Gilon. The funding will help the company expanding the company’s workforce, and growing Everafter's product footprint says CEO Noa Danon. 

Stord, the logistics startup raises $90M in Series D funding at $1.1 Billion Valuation; acquires Fulfillment Works.

Stord, the logistics startup based out of Atlanta, has raised $90M in a Series D funding round led by Kleiner Perkins, with participation from Lux Capital, D1 Capital and Palm Tree Crew, and existing investors. After the new funding, the company is valued at $1.1 billion. Along with the funding, Stord also announced its acquisition of Fulfillment Works, a DTC fulfilment provider.

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