Practical Ecommerce Product Release Roundup
Here is a list of product releases for March from companies that offer services to online merchants. There are updates on artificial intelligence, subscription services, new marketplaces, shopping actions and experiences, delivery tracking, and augmented reality.
Ecommerce Product Release.
Springbot, a data-driven marketing platform for ecommerce merchants, has launched Springbot Exchange, a data cooperative for ecommerce SMBs. Springbot Exchange provides retailers access to data and resources typically only available to large retailers. With Springbot Exchange, retailers can use data from participating Springbot retailers, as well as a data pool provided through Springbot’s partner connections, across a broad set of retail verticals.
IBM launches new artificial intelligence platform.
IBM has launched Cloud Private for Data, an integrated data science, data engineering, and app-building platform, along with Data Science Elite Team, a no-charge consultancy that advises clients on artificial-intelligence matters. The platform is designed to help companies uncover previously unobtainable insights from their data and exploit event-driven applications capable of analyzing data from things like IoT sensors, online commerce, mobile devices, and more.
Visa’s “Everywhere Initiative” now accepting submissions.
Accepting submissions from March 19 until April 23, Visa’s Everywhere Initiative is a global innovation program that tasks start-ups to (a) solve payments and commerce challenges, (b) further enhance their own product propositions, and (c) provide visionary solutions for Visa’s vast network of partners. The program first launched in the U.S. in 2015 and expanded globally with more than 2,100 participating start-ups, which have collectively raised over $2 billion in funding.