What is Caterpillar going to do with the team from delivery robotics startup Marble?

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“Our customers need the best solutions for running an effective jobsite, with improved operator productivity, lower operating costs, and greater efficiency brought by autonomous solutions.” — Karl Weiss, CTO, Caterpillar


With the acquisition of Amblyotech, the pharma giant will develop digital therapeutics based on gaming software and 3D vision technology.

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“Amblyotech’s software is a great example of how we can reimagine medicine using digital technology.” — Nikos Tripodis, Global Business Head, Ophthalmology, Novartis


WarnerMedia acquires TWC, using digital M&A to bring UX design expertise in-house.

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One of our key strategies is understanding what technology or components we need to ‘own’, and what we can simply buy in.” — Aksel Van der Wal, COO International, WarnerMedia


For some industries, there may not be a normal to go back to.

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With the acquisition of Geomagical, IKEA brings in top Silicon Valley talent and takes another step towards augmented retail.

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“IKEA has spent more than $200 million investing in or acquiring 23 companies to date. […] Acquisitions and investments will not stop and will increase.” — Barbara Martin Coppola, Chief Digital Officer, IKEA Retail


With the acquisition of Sculpteo, BASF enters the on-demand 3D-printed parts manufacturing business.

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“Together with Sculpteo, we are pursuing our goal of establishing additive manufacturing as a proven technology for industrial mass production” — Dr. Dietmar Bender, Managing Director, BASF 3D Printing Solutions


Why international B2B startups struggle to win, and work with, US customers and what to do about it.

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With Presenso, SKF acquires machine learning capabilities and industrial AI expertise.

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“Together we will change the way industry looks at reliability and make AI an integrated part of production.” –Victoria Van Camp, SKF CTO


Why did the storied German carmaker buy an American mobile parking app?

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“My goal is that in three years’ time, not a single driver gets into their car without knowing where their car will come to rest at the end of their journey — I don’t believe that’s an unachievable thing.” — John Ziglar, ParkMobile CEO


Tech scouting is 30 years old. It still works.

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Matteo Fabiano

Hello! CMO at @moviri | Managing Partner @firematter | ex-P&G, HP, IBM | Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, California | basketball, ski, cycling

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