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Unacast Wins "Top 20 Leading Retail Tech Companies of 2019" For Work On The Real World Graph®

Unacast has been recognized as one of the Top 20 Leading Retail Tech Companies of 2019 by Retail CIO Outlook for our groundbreaking work building The Real World Graph®.

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ICSC Research Connections: 5 Key Takeaways

Last week CEO Thomas Walle, VP of Sales, Adam Slackman and Sr. Sales Director, Jon Torre, attended ICSC's Research Connections Conference in Miami. Following 2 days of in-depth discussions, these are their key take-aways about Retail Real Estate and mobile location data, geospatial analysis, and site selection.

Meet Adam: The VP with a Passion for Sales and Street Art

Unacast is thrilled to introduce Adam Slackman, our new VP of Sales, who joins us from Mastercard, where he was the Vice President of Retail & Commerce. Our CEO, Thomas Walle, sat down with Adam for a conversation about his deep experience with bringing data products to market, his perspective on the location data industry, and how he’ll help shape the future of Unacast.

Apprivacy - How GDPR helped the app publishing ecosystem

GDPR is notoriously vague, and difficult to understand...but is it really a blessing in disguise? Co-founder and COO Kjartan Slette shares his take on how app publishers can act on GDPR to use it as a catalyst for innovation.

How to Succeed in Partnerships with Corporates (and Pac-Man)

How can startups and corporations work together effectively? Well, it starts with Pac-Man. Co-founder & COO KJ Slette explains.

Fresh from the Kitchen: What Fine Dining Can Teach Us About Client Success

What do fine dining and big data have to do with each other? Client Success expert Eric Hynes dives in to what excellent service has in common across industries.

Unacast Named One of NYC’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2019

We've been named one of Built in NYC's 50 Startups to Watch

A Year at Unacast: Looking Back at 2018

2018 was a remarkable year, both for the location data industry as a whole and Unacast as a company. I recently shared my year-end reflections with our friends, clients and partners. Read on to find out what we learned this year and what's next.

Real World Talks 2018 Highlights Video

Presenting the highlight video from Real World Talks 2018! Catch up on what happened when the location data industry came together in NYC to discuss where we are now and where the industry is headed. See you at Real World Talks 2019!

Trust through Transparency - The Opening Keynote at Real World Talks 2018

Did you miss Real World Talks 2018? Catch Thomas Walle's opening keynote, presenting why we at Unacast believe that "Trust Through Transparency" is essential in data.

Introducing the Unacast Clear View Data Pledge

Unacast is excited to announce the Clear View Data Pledge.

One Week Until Behavioral Data Science Trailblazer and Obama Campaign Senior Advisor, JT Kostman Delivers Keynote at Real World Talks

Check it Out: The Real World Talks Agenda is Here

What will the leading location data conference be focused on this year? Get a full view of the agenda for Real World Talks, presented by Unacast.

The 10 (+1) Rules of Raising Capital for Unacast

Funding is a big part of startup life, and while it's challenging to raise, we at Unacast have found success by following these surprisingly simple guidelines. COO Kjartan Slette dives inot the 10 (+1) rules.

Defining the Real World Graph®

We at Unacast are hard at work building the Real World Graph®, and we spend a lot of time talking about it. But how exactly do we define the Real World Graph®, and how can it be used? Read on to find out.

An Open Letter: Transparency, Privacy and Individual Rights

As questions surrounding data transparency, privacy and compliance become increasingly prevalent, I want to take the time to address these topics and make the values and business practices of Unacast clear.

Unacast Raises $17.5m to Bring the Real World Graph® to New Geographies and Verticals – and to Mars

I’m excited to share that Unacast has raised a new round of capital from Transatlantic VC White Star Capital with the European telco Telia as follower. Existing investors Open Ocean Capital and Investinor are also participating - both increasing their investments from the previous round.