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Big Data Analytics Takes a Step Towards Apache Spark

Oct 21, 2014

Hadoop and MapReduce were never designed for...

Nielsen Report: The Data Driven Future of Television Advertising

Mar 11, 2014

It's nice to see Nielsen catch up. In a...

NiceMeeting Introduces Second Screen Technology for Live Events

Aug 26, 2013

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IZEA Completes $12 Million Private Placement

Feb 24, 2014

Orlando, Florida (February 24, 2014) – IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), the leader in Sponsored...

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Feb 23, 2014

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Consultiq Welcomes ContractIQ and Jellynote to the Bay Area Startup Directory

Posted on Jul 5, 2013

We've added ContractIQ and Jellynote to our Bay Area Startup Directory. ContractIQ bills itself as an online marketplace for startups to find mobile application development companies. Jellynote says it's a new social platform about music creation and performance. Welcome to both!

Behavioral Marketing Works

Posted on Jul 5, 2013

New research from Silverpop, working with Forrester Consulting shows that buyers today control the buying process more than vendors control the selling process. And that's try in both B2B and B2C segments. Marketers are struggling to keep up, the two firms say, because buyers now expect sellers to know where they've been, what they've seen, where they've seen it, (desktop, tablet, smartphone) and what they've accepted or rejected. Call it the other side of the online behavior tracking...

Affluent Consumers Outshop Others

Posted on Jul 3, 2013

Data from comScore and Martini Media show that online shopping activity across the wealthiest consumer segments remains strong. Their recent study showed that affluent consumers are further outpacing the shopping activity of non-affluent shoppers. Affluent consumers, those with earnings ≥ $100,000 were 47% more likely than those earning less to make an online purchase in the first quarter of this year, and, on average, they spent 41 percent more on purchases. This gap grew from the...

Cloud Succeeds. Now what?

Posted on May 29, 2013

A guest post from David Rand, of BrightPattern... A recent post in CloudTweaks asks “Has the Cloud Stepped out of Infancy?” The answer is yes, according to a Luth Research survey. Well, in America, that is. The American market is relatively mature, concentrating more on speed to innovation than cost savings (which is still the focus in the younger European market). Cost reduction is not even in the TOP THREE goals in the US. And 98% of respondents say that cloud computing is...

Laptops, Smartphones, Lead the Way for Mobile Workplaces

Posted on May 9, 2013

A new survey, The Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices, shows that laptops and smartphones are the most common devices used by remote employees working for small and mid-sized businesses to access work-related information. Tablet computers trail. According to the survey, 80 percent of respondents said they use a laptop to access work information when not in the office, and 81 percent said they use smartphones. Only 57 percent said they use tablet devices. Some 85 percent of respondents...

Bay Area Startup Directory

Platfora

http://www.platfora.com

Oct 20, 2014

Maplace.co

http://www.maplace.co

Mar 12, 2014

Petalbum

http://www.petalbum.net

Mar 2, 2014

GoodData

http://www.gooddata.com/

Feb 21, 2014

NiceMeeting

http://www.nicemeeting.com/

Feb 21, 2014

Hiplead

http://www.hiplead.com/

Feb 21, 2014

Handprints On My Heart

http://www.handprintsonmyheart.com/

Feb 21, 2014

Bright Pattern

http://www.brightpattern.com/

Feb 20, 2014

NiceMeeting

http://www.nicemeeting.com/

Feb 21, 2014

Global Business Parks

http://www.globalbusinessparks.com/

Feb 21, 2014

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IZEA Completes $12 Million Private Placement

Feb 24, 2014

Orlando, Florida (February 24, 2014) – IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), the leader in Sponsored Social, today announced the closing of its previously announced $12.0 million private placement of common stock and warrants. The round was led by Special Situations Funds with participation by... continue reading

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Feb 23, 2014

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