Weekly Refresh: Tableau’s Open Letter, Ideoclick’s New VP, and More

by Anna Holmquist
July 6, 2020
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Accolade went public with $1.2B valuation. It helps businesses and their employees navigate the details of healthcare benefits and costs. It announced its IPO of over 10 million shares of stock at a price of $22 per share. [Built In Seattle]

Microsoft plans to help 25 million learn tech skills. The pandemic led to 22 million jobs disappearing in the United States in March and April. Microsoft wants to help identify in-demand jobs and help people learn new tech skills so they can fill those roles. [Built In Seattle]

Tableau CEO Adam Selipsky shared open letter. In it, he announced that Tableau is launching its Racial Justice Data Initiative. It want to empower local changemakers to use data to address the racism and structural inequities facing Black communities. [Press Release]

DigniFi raised $14M. Its tech platform uses machine learning to help people find the best car loans. BuildGroup and Exor Seeds led the Series A funding. [Built In Seattle]

Ideoclick chose Jonathan Ferrell as VP of business development. It provides an e-commerce optimization platform. Ferrell most recently served as the company’s director of business development. [PRNewswire]

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