Take Blip lands $100M to grow its omnichannel messaging service

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Take Blip, an online messaging platform for businesses, today announced that it raised $70 million in a Series B round led by Warburg Pincus. CEO Roberto Oliveira said that the capital, which brings Take Blip’s total raised to $170 million, will be put toward product development, mergers and acquisitions, and customer acquisition. Not every customer…

Walmart acquires design tool Botmock as its invests in shopping by voice and text

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Walmart is further investing in technology that will enable shopping via voice and chat with its latest acquisition. The retail giant announced it’s acquiring “select technology assets” from a startup called Botmock, which had developed a set of tools for designing, prototyping, testing, and deploying conversational applications across platforms. Founded in 2016, Botmock got off…