Client Spotlight 10.4.18

Bateman Group clients secured coverage in the past month across publications including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and CNBC. Our clients Betterment and Tenable each published original research, garnering coverage in publications including TIME Money and TechCrunch, and a Forbes roundup featured commentary from five of our clients’ executives. Read on for the highlights:

Silicon Valley Takes a (Careful) Step Toward Autonomous Flying,” The New York Times – SkyRyse officially launched from stealth with an extensive story in The New York Times covering its pilot program and plans to develop groundbreaking technology for autonomous flight.

Retail Technology Provider Narvar Raises $30 Million in New Funding,” Wall Street Journal – In this exclusive story, the Wall Street Journal’s Erica Phillips highlights Narvar’s significant growth and customer traction in the context of its Series C funding round.

ThoughtSpot Raised $145M More to Target Tableau as It Barrels to IPO,” Forbes – ThoughtSpot’s newly appointed CEO, Sudheesh Nair, and executive chairman, Ajeet Singh, spoke to Peter Cohan about ThoughtSpot’s mission and recent growth.

Cronos Partners with Ginkgo to Develop Lab-Grown Cannabis,” Bloomberg – This exclusive piece explores Ginkgo Bioworks’ new partnership with a Canadian cannabis startup to produce lab-grown cannabinoids for medicinal uses.

One of Google’s Newest Sister Companies Is Almost Ready to Go After the $96 Billion Cybersecurity Industry on a ‘Planet Scale’,” CNBC – This in-depth feature explores how Alphabet’s cybersecurity moonshot, Chronicle, is combining Google’s existing AI, machine learning, infrastructure and near limitless compute capabilities to deliver security services to large companies.

A Majority of Investors Don’t Understand this Key Fact about the Stock Market. That’s a Huge Problem,” TIME Money – On the 10-year anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis, Ryan Derousseau wrote about Betterment’s recent survey data, which revealed 48 percent of respondents didn’t know whether the market had gone up or down.

Surveillance Camera Vulnerability Could Allow Hackers to Spy On and Alter Recordings,” TechCrunch – Taylor Hatmaker of TechCrunch wrote about Tenable’s original research, which revealed a vulnerability that could have put hundreds of thousands of surveillance cameras at risk.

8 Real Challenges Data Scientists Face,” Forbes – This roundup includes commentary from clients Optimove, SnapLogic, Snowflake, HackerRank and Shape Security about the challenges of using, extracting, cleaning and analyzing data.