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August 20, 2007
The Deal

Redpoint Leads $12M for eBureau

eBureau's second round of funding includes a firm with experience in the online market. The company changed its name, to coincide with increased efforts to deploy the company's technology in online marketing.




June 9, 2007
St. Paul Pioneer Press

The Science of Selling

eBureau is featured as one of several predictive analytics technology companies that now offer cost-effective solutions for significantly improving consumer response rates to direct marketing materials, such as catalogs, coupons, and other offers received in the mail.




June 1, 2007
Collections & Credit Risk

Knowing the Score on Productivity

Collection agencies are using scoring models, including those provided by eBureau, to help determine how best to apply resources when crafting treatment strategies. St. Cloud, Minn.-based eBureau offers predictive scoring models that allow agencies to reduce mailing costs. As Jeff Liebl, vice president of marketing and business development comments, “Showing agencies the potential lift from applying certain resources to work an account can help them better budget their resources”.




May 18, 2007
IT-Director.com

Predictive modeling becomes affordable for mid-market customers

Predictive modeling becomes affordable for mid-market customers Clever predictive models and analytics are used mainly by the large Fortune 3000 companies.




May 18, 2007
Multichannel Merchant

Harnessing the Power of Predictive Analytics

In this contributed article, eBureau’s Jeff Liebl discusses how direct marketers are now using predictive analytics to more effectively segment and target prospective customers, thereby increasing campaign response rates for maximum revenue.




May 1, 2007
Collection Technology

Made to Order Scoring

St. Cloud, Minn.-based eBureau, formerly known as xTech, LLC and founded by former RiskWise executives, has developed sophisticated, but affordable, scoring technology for collections companies that allows them to determine the probability of collecting payment from a particular debtor.




February 19, 2007
St. Cloud Times

Loan lifts Initiative tech fund

Numerous St. Cloud, Minn.-based businesses, including eBureau (formerly xTech, LLC), have received funding from The Initiative Foundation, a local organization which backs emerging technology ventures.




January 1, 2007
Twin Cities Business

20 to Watch in 2007: Gordy Meyer

This year’s “20 to Watch” list focuses on entrepreneurs and other business leaders who have interesting years ahead of them, and who will set the tone for 2007. Serial entrepreneur Gordy Meyer, founder, president, and CEO of eBureau (formerly xTech, LLC) discuses his latest venture after selling RiskWise to LexisNexis in 2000.




July 25, 2006
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Investors looking to fund younger companies

n the second quarter of 2006, start-ups and early-stage companies received almost $6.5 billion in funding, according to Pricewaterhouse Coopers and the National Venture Capital Association. St. Cloud, Minn.-based eBureau (formerly xTech, LLC) received almost $9 billion in financing. Venture capitalists are starting to loosen their purse strings by expanding the scope of their investments and looking beyond the tried-and-true into young early-stage companies. The expanded number of deals in April to June of 2006 of companies receiving first round funding shows that investors are willing to take some risks with startups.




May 9, 2006
The Daily Deal

xTech secures $8M

eBureau, formerly xTech, LLC, raised $8 million in Series A funding from Split Rock Partners of Eden Prairie, Minn., to fund the commercial launch of its software-as-a-service platform for direct marketers and online commerce operators.



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