A single mobile app is enough to create a successful new business. These operations also don’t require tens of millions of dollars to launch their product into the market. This opportunity for a new company to succeed is illustrated by Life360, which announced in December that it has raised $3,500,000 of funding from several investor […]
Doesn’t sound possible, does it? On January 2nd– 5th, the Wharton School in San Francisco, California held their fourth annual workshop where MBA students are challenged to start a new internet business in just four days. Students come to the workshop with an idea and use the four days to transform the idea in to […]
Retaining satisfied customers is essential for every business and UserVoice provides innovative ways of meeting that goal. The company reports that 75,000 businesses are utilizing the services offered. Among the clientele of UserVoice are HootSuite, Seesmic, and Posterous.
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.
For data gathering firm, Quid, the presentation of information is a business model with appeal to both customers and investors. The provider of analytics recently announced that it has obtained $10,000,000 of new capital. The company previously raised $4,000,000 from angel investors. One of the company’s backers is PayPal co-founder, Max Levchin, who has also […]
A fact of any parent’s life is that children quickly outgrow their clothes when the goods are still useful. Fortunately, there’s no need to wastefully throw out used clothing. This is the idea behind hand-downs discarded by growing older siblings. When the right size of younger family member doesn’t exist, a parent resorts to clothing […]
Attendees of the South by Southwest festival last March in Austin received a preview of the mobile computing tool offered by LiquidSpace. The company’s product allowed users to locate WiFi workspaces around Austin. Following that promotion, LiquidSpace has developed permanent operations in the San Francisco area.
Too many new entrepreneurs have a narrow mindset when it comes to success. They believe that the way to a successful business is to plan, implement, problem solve and grow over the course of time and most understand that this blueprint is far from easy. In fact, many small businesses will fail trying to take the […]