Weekly Refresh: Immersive Labs Announces Boston Expansion, and More

by Anna Holmquist
November 11, 2019
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LogRocket Metrics launches. LogRockets software shows how users interact with a website, allowing owners to replay interactions to understand more about their UX and address bugs. Their latest product provides a dashboard that allows customers to view the data in a simpler way. The company also announced $15M in Series B funding. [Built In Boston]

U.K.-based Immersive Labs announces U.S. headquarters. The company’s platform offers gamified cybersecurity exercises that clients can use to educate their employees. They will use their $40M Series B round to expand their North American operations. [Built In Boston]

InkBit raises $12M. InkBit's 3D printer uses AI and machine vision to increase printing speed, precision and reliability. They currently have an early access program, and InkBit plans to release their system to wider audiences in 2021. [Built In Boston]

Penn Foster Education Group hires a new executive. Stephen Laster is a longtime executive from McGraw-Hill Education and started as chief digital and learning officer on Sept. 30. He’s leading around 150 people based in Boston, Pennsylvania and Atlanta. [Boston Business Journal]

Guardsquare hires a chief revenue officer and VP of marketing. Guardsquare’s software secures mobile applications against reverse engineering and hacking. John Vigeant and Erica Sheehan will run the Boston office, which will serve as the home for the company’s global sales and marketing efforts. [Businesswire]

NeighborSchools raises $3.5M. The software company’s mission is to facilitate a better and more equitable childcare system by empowering people to operate licensed in-home daycares while helping parents identify trusted providers. The seed funding will help them expand throughout Massachusetts. [Press Release]

Teikametrics hires senior Amazon executive as new chief product officer. Srini Guddanti helped build Amazon’s digital advertising operations into a $10B+ business over the 14 years he spent with the company. At Teikametrics, he’ll guide the product roadmap and work across all channels and platforms. [Press Release]

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