Two new companies have started operations by modernizing a noble relic of days past. Although suggestion boxes have disappeared from today’s workplaces, the idea behind them still has merit. Tapping that appeal is the purpose behind startup businesses 15Five and Happiily. Both enterprises deploy technology to enable online employee feedback mechanisms.
Many successful corporations are started to deliver services for companies meeting the challenge of spreading a new technology. These second-generation providers of platforms as a service enjoy the growth of a new market without risk of developing the consumer products.
For anybody who follows the push to find more efficient ways to power the United States’ infrastructure, one of the many political buzzwords is “smart grid.” Silver Spring Networks is one of those businesses working on smart grid technology and like many, this business started as a small startup with an idea and an uncertain […]
The growth in use of mobile devices for web access spawned a number of innovative advertising networks. Plenty of mobile ad companies were acquired by large enterprises. Apple acquired Quattro Wireless for $275 million and Google bought AdMob for $750 million. Most recently, ValueClick purchased Greystripe for $75 million.
Egypt has made front page news for the past week as social unrest has taken its toll on the country. In response to chronic rioting, the Egyptian government has shut down internet service to the county. This has prevented the country’s citizens from communicating with the outside world. Human rights organizations have condemned this action […]
Startup ventures developing applications for the iPhone platform are apparently the hottest technology companies receiving angel financing.
The U.S. Small Business Administration prides itself on its ability to counsel and assist small business owners who visit its online forums. Now, the SBA is partnering with Comcast to help bring its solutions directly into the homes of small business owners.