Real estate brokerage is one of the many industries that the internet has changed. After altering how residential property is sold, the newest impact is occurring in commercial real estate. 42Floors is a new company that has developed a website to improve the process for tenants to locate office space.
Investors have emphasized repeatedly that they are inclined to allocate capital for new companies that have the strongest management teams. A lesson is available from this that is applicable to everyone starting a business of any size. That is, every accomplishment at a business enterprise is the result of assigning objectives to people with the […]
Although schools have been slow to adopt technology products in large numbers, that hasn’t stopped Edmodo from attaining over 4,600,000 users. The online social learning and communication system was launched in 2008 and has grown quickly. Edmodo has now gained $15,000,000 of additional venture capital to finance growth.
Speakers at the recent Venture Shift conference in New York conveyed some details about the current environment for new businesses to raise capital. Among the trends is the lower cost for startup corporations to create and launch products.
The tide of capital continues to roll into online commerce. 8thBridge is a startup business in Minneapolis that helps merchants reach more customers by using Facebook.
FirstFuel Software is a new corporation founded in 2010 and the startup has recently raised its first venture capital round. The $2,400,000 of funding is aimed at marketing the new company’s analytics software that tracks energy usage in commercial buildings.
A sound business startup doesn’t require a revolutionary technology. Sometimes a solid new corporation is built around an innovative way of delivering a service to an already established market. That’s the approach of Zimride, the San Francisco company that is altering mid-distance travel.
Search engine optimization is more important than ever as businesses expand their presence on the web. This is even true of local companies, which use their websites plus social media sites to keep customers engaged.