Weekly Refresh: Hiring sprees and a $50M funding for Cameo

by Sophie Kalt
July 1, 2019
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London-based The Smart Group opens office in the West Loop. The Smart Group helps companies set up pension plans for their employees. It is looking to hire for new engineering and sales positions as well as senior-level roles. [Built In Chicago]

Vistex plans to hire 50 employees in new downtown office. Vistex, which builds enterprise software, is hiring in engineering, marketing and sales. [Built In Chicago]

The company that gets SnoopDog to personally sing 'Happy Birthday' to you just raised $50 million. This funding brings Cameo to over $65 million. Looking to expand overseas, the new cash will be specifically used to reach customers where they are. [Built In Chicago]

ReviewTrackers raises $10 million to hire big. ReviewTrackers uses machine learning to consolidate and track the customer feedback businesses receive. The company expects to have 100,000 companies use its software this year and to hire over 100 in its Chicago office. [Built In Chicago]

VillageMD acquired Memorial Clinical Associates, to boost primary care tools. Chicago-based VillageMD provides tools and technology for 2,500 physicians across eight markets. Memorial Clinical Associates will continue to operate in Houston. [Press Release]

UPshow enters a $2.3 million venture debt facility. The customer engagement platform has raised a total of $8.3 million with the help of Signature Bank’s Venture Banking Group. [Built In Chicago]

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