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Spotlight Shopify: Funding a New Generation of Merchants

09 Sep, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Shopify is a leader in commerce solutions that allow merchants to set up online stores and sell their products. The firm’s tools power millions of entrepreneurs in more than 175 countries including brands as large as Netflix, Allbirds, and Tupperware. The firm was founded in 2006...

Spotlight Salesforce: No. 1 in CRM

07 Sep, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Salesforce is the No. 1 provider of customer relationship management (CRM) software in the world.  Its flagship Customer 360 platform is designed to help businesses identify prospects, close deals, service customers and drive future growth. The firm was founded in 1999 in a small San Francisco...

Spotlight Liberty Media: Driving to Survive

26 Aug, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Liberty Media owns interests in a variety of media, communications, and entertainment companies. Rather than tracking the whole firm’s performance as one, three separate tracking stocks follow the individual performance of the firm’s three separate groups. These include, first, Liberty SiriusXM Group, consisting of interests in...

Spotlight Pinterest: What Should I Cook for Dinner?

17 Aug, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Pinterest is a virtual bulletin board for finding and sharing ideas for food, home, style, inspiration, and more. The firm calls users, “Pinners,” for the ability to log in and “pin” favorite aspirational images and collections of images to personalized “boards” that may be organized...

Spotlight Take-Two Interactive Software: Riding the Gaming Tailwinds

11 Aug, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Take-Two Interactive Software makes games for consoles, computers, and phones. With a mission to be the most creative, innovative, and efficient entertainment company in the world, the firm attributes its success to captivating players with experiences that transcend geographies and generations. Headquartered in New York City,...

Spotlight Spotify: The Music Machine of the Future

04 Aug, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Spotify is one of the largest music streaming services in the world. Founded in 2006 by current CEO Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon in Stockholm, Sweden, today’s Spotify is home to 80 million music tracks and four million podcasts. The firm calls itself the world’s most...

Spotlight OneSpan: Cybersecurity in its DNA

27 Jul, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

OneSpan makes digital authentication software for corporate cybersecurity. With technologies including multi-factor and passwordless authentication, transaction authorization, and e-signatures, its products have helped prevent billions of dollars in fraud. Founded in 1984, in Chicago, Illinois, as Vasco, the fledgling cybersecurity consulting company soon acquired ThumbScan, inventor...

Spotlight Netscout: Guardians of the Connected World

21 Jul, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Netscout delivers cybersecurity software and services that protect large corporate networks from attacks, optimize performance, and navigate near-constant upgrades to adapt to the latest technology trends. In addition, Netscout is a tier 1 operator of 5G, assisting carriers to launch new 5G networks and protect...

Spotlight Photronics: Etching Intellectual Property into Every Wafer

11 Jul, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Headquartered in Brookfield, Connecticut, Photronics is a world leader in the critical photomasks used to manufacture semiconductor wafers. Photomasks are those glass or quartz plates that contain microscopic images of electronic circuits. They are unique to each customer’s design, confidential, and manufactured in layers of...

Spotlight Mercado Libre: Democratizing eCommerce in Latin America

23 Jun, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Mercado Libre is the largest online marketplace in Latin America. Headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and available in 18 countries, the firm’s offerings span from the popular, namesake digital marketplace, “Mercado Libre,” to its digital payment and credit platform, “Mercado Pago,” shipping and logistics arm,...

Spotlight Incitec Pivot: Zero Harm Farming and Mining

17 Jun, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, Incitec Pivot is a global leader in the materials sector with an unrelenting focus on Zero Harm, the expectation that its operations should never expose staff to harm or cause environmental incidents. The company’s origins began in the 1800s with the...

Spotlight Norsk Hydro: Metals of the Future

07 Jun, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Norsk Hydro is one of the largest aluminum companies in the world. It aims to convert natural resources into sustainable products for people and business. Since its founding in 1905, this Knowledge Leader has worked for over a century to develop...