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Kathleen Weslock Joins Avalara as Chief Human Resources Officer

Chennai, India — July 2, 2020 — Avalara, Inc. (NYSE: AVLR), a leading provider of cloud-based tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes, today announced the appointment of human resources veteran Kathleen Weslock as its new chief human resources officer. Her responsibilities include shaping the company’s global demand generation and communication strategies to drive commercial growth across markets and customer segments.

Ashoka Young Changemaker Garvita Gulhati from India receives “The Diana Award”

Chennai , July 1st, 2020: Garvita Gulhati, aged 20, Founder, ‘Why Waste?’ from India has been recognised with the prestigious – The Diana Award, a recognition for highly inspiring efforts of a young person for social action or humanitarian efforts. Established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Award is given out by the charity of the same name and has the support of both her sons, The Duke of Cambridge and The Duke of Sussex.

‘Women Only’ tech hackathon delivers tech solutions to accelerate return to the ‘New Normal’

Chennai, June 30, 2020: WiT (Women In Technology), India is a platform that has attracted some of the biggest global tech firms, start-ups, VC’s, Edutech, and Learning companies in India to focus on increasing gender balance in STEM careers through engagement, enablement and employment. Announced towards the end of May 2020, WOMEN CO[vi]DE WARRIORS an all-Women Hackathon in partnership with IBM and Sequoia Capital turned out to be a successful effort to bring together an all-woman ‘power force’ from the tech world to envisage and create solutions against an invisible enemy that has disrupted our lives and challenged the normal.

The Republic of Letters: Groundbreak 2020 | A Virtual Conference

Chennai, June 25, 2020: Harappa Institution (an online learning institution) and Ashoka University (India’s premier liberal arts institution) have partnered to create a virtual conference for education leaders—The Republic of Letters: Groundbreak 2020. The 3-day conference commenced on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 with an inaugural keynote by Pramath Raj Sinha, Founder & Chairman, Harappa Education.

Udemy launches its first Ad Campaign in India

Chennnai, June 25, 2020: Udemy launches its first Ad Campaign in India – Learning Made Easy. The focus of the campaign is to spotlight how Udemy provides consumers affordable access to a wide choice of online courses for all the skills needed to meet the demands of our ever-changing world. The campaign commences from this week and will run till mid-July.

Avalara Expands Partnership with BigCommerce

Chennai,India, June 23, 2020 : Avalara, Inc. (NYSE: AVLR), a leading provider of cloud-based tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes, today announced that it has expanded its partnership with BigCommerce, a leading open SaaS ecommerce platforms for fast-growing and established brands. With the new agreement, Avalara is the preferred partner providing BigCommerce customers with a portfolio of solutions to solve their tax compliance needs.

Avalara Helps Small Businesses Manage Sales and Use Tax Returns

Chennai, India, June 22, 2020 : Avalara, Inc. (NYSE: AVLR), a leading provider of cloud-based tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes, announced the forthcoming availability of Avalara , a new product that helps small businesses to automate the sales tax return preparation process and to eliminate the hassle of manually filing returns to each state website. The new Avalara offering will be available later this year.

Ripple Urges for Digital Assets Adoption in India with Launch of Policy Paper

Chennai, June 19, 2020: Ripple, the enterprise blockchain solution for global payments, announced the launch of a policy paper titled “The Path Forward for Digital Assets Adoption in India”. The paper proposes how India’s policymakers can utilize the opportunity afforded by the recent Supreme Court verdict in the “Internet And Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) versus Reserve Bank of India (RBI)” to follow the lead of other markets and enact a transparent, principles-based and proportionate regulatory framework for the digital asset ecosystem in India.

Palo Alto Networks Launches World’s First ML-Powered NGFW

Chennai , June 17, 2020 — As organizations defend their ever-increasing points of entry against cyberattacks that continue to morph and rise, Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, today introduced the world’s first ML-Powered Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW), which embeds machine learning (ML) in the core of the firewall to proactively assist in intelligently stopping threats, securing IoT devices, and recommending security policies — once again redefining the standard for network security.

Avalara’s AI-Powered Tax Classification Tool

Chennai, India ,June 16, 2020: Avalara, Inc. (NYSE: AVLR), a leading provider of cloud-based tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes, today announced the availability of its artificial intelligence (AI)-based tax classification tool that allows Avalara AvaTax users to quickly and efficiently classify their products or services to aid in taxability determinations for their U.S. domestic product catalogs. Avalara’s AI-enabled tax classification tool reduces the time spent classifying products and taxability to increase return on investment for users.