profile customers

profile customers

Chirpify goes beyond PayPal, now accepts credit, debit card payments

www.geekwire.com
Making purchases from your social media feeds just got easier thanks to Chirpify. The Portland-based startup is now allowing its members to pay using their credit and debit cards, as well automated clearing house (ACH) payments. Previously, using PayPal was the only way to make purchases. Now, Chirpify users can...
Chirpify goes beyond PayPal, now accepts credit, debit card payments

Enterprise Business Intelligence And Analytics Startup EdgeSpring Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins

techcrunch.com
EdgeSpring, an enterprise business intelligence and analytics startup, is emerging from stealth and announcing $11 million in Series A funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Lightspeed Ventures. The EdgeSpring platform accelerates the building of analytics applications that parse business intelligence data like sales, financials and more. The company wants to...
Enterprise Business Intelligence And Analytics Startup EdgeSpring Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins
Silicon Prairie startup MindMixer nabs $4M to bolster civic engagement

Buck (Formerly Billing Revolution) Launches Single-Click Mobile Payments Service & New Partners

techcrunch.com
Buck, the mobile payments company formerly known as Billing Revolution, is launching its new, single-click credit card checkout today, which allows shoppers to pay for goods or services without an account, username or password. Coinciding with the launch is news of where you can actually use the service: the company has lined...
Buck (Formerly Billing Revolution) Launches Single-Click Mobile Payments Service & New Partners
VMware pulls up Puppet Labs with $30M and a strategic partnership
With over 8M diners seated, NoshList brings its waitlisting app to iPhone & Android

Chute takes on fresh funds to grow its cloud-based photo platform for apps and brands

thenextweb.com
Today Chute, a Y-Combinator company that provides a bolt-on photo solution to brands and developers, announced that it has taken on a new round of funding, led by Freestyle Capital. Other ventures firms taking part in the round include Battery Ventures and USVP. In totality, including these new monies, along with early...
Chute takes on fresh funds to grow its cloud-based photo platform for apps and brands
The next billion-dollar opportunity? Buddy Media CEO says it's software for marketers (interview)

FireHost secures $12M in funding to promote its secure cloud

gigaom.com
FireHost the cloud hosting company that gained fame by offering its services to ace-hacker-turned-security-consultant Kevin Mitnick to prove its security model, now has $12 million in new Series D funding. This round, led like the other by the family-owned Stephens Group LLC – brings total investment to about $34 million. One priority will...
FireHost secures $12M in funding to promote its secure cloud

Website Testing Service Optimizely Raises $28M Round Led By Benchmark, Plans Global Expansion

techcrunch.com
Optimizely, a Y Combinator-incubated startup that helps companies A/B test different versions of their websites, has raised $28 million in Series A funding. That would be a sizable Series A for most startups, but it’s a particularly big step for Optimizely, which had only raised $3.2 million thus far. The...
Website Testing Service Optimizely Raises $28M Round Led By Benchmark, Plans Global Expansion

Boku brings NFC to all mobile phones to launch a more ‘complete’ payment platform

thenextweb.com
Boku has announced the launch of Boku Accounts, as it looks to extend its mobile payment platform to cover a much broader e-commerce scope, and enabling transactions to be carried out at point-of-sale (POS) in stores. The new white-label Boku Accounts platform allows Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) to issue their...
Boku brings NFC to all mobile phones to launch a more ‘complete’ payment platform
Bangalore-based enterprise IT startup, Appnomic, raises a modest $5M
Learn27 launches its social e-learning software for business
Build a place for celebrity shoppers with PlayFirst’s Mall Stars mobile game

NEC outs cloud computing facial recognition service for merchants

www.engadget.com
NEC has launched a $880 per month service in Japan that lets merchants profile customers using just a PC and video camera. The system uses facial recognition powered by the company's cloud computing service to estimate the gender and age of clients, along with the frequency of their shopping...
NEC outs cloud computing facial recognition service for merchants
Persado gets $15M to bring science to marketing campaigns

Livestream Debuts Ad-Free Live Streaming; Launches A New iPhone App For Producers

techcrunch.com
Five years after launch, Livestream is making it even easier for video producers to begin live streaming events to their audiences — and to do so in a way that doesn’t annoy them with long pre-rolls, overlays, or banner ads. Livestream is giving its producers full access to its suite...
Livestream Debuts Ad-Free Live Streaming; Launches A New iPhone App For Producers

4 Colorado startups about to break into the big time

venturebeat.com
                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale This week, I’ve been in Beaver Creek Colo., for VCIR, billed as Rocky Mountain region’s largest and longest running startup conference. 22 early-stage tech startups had less than five minutes to impress a...
4 Colorado startups about to break into the big time

After Amazon Outage, Rivals Seek to Capitalize

www.datacenterknowledge.com
An outage at Amazon Web Services affected some customers and sparked discussion about resiliency strategies and customer poaching efforts from cloud rivals. (Photo by BCP via Flickr. Will Monday’s downtime for some customers of Amazon Web Services have a lasting impact for AWS, the largest player in the cloud computing...
After Amazon Outage, Rivals Seek to Capitalize

ExactTarget Buys CoTweet, Sets Up “Social Media Lab” In San Francisco

techcrunch.com
Email marketing software giant ExactTarget has agreed to acquired CoTweet, a young company that offers a tool that enables multiple people to communicate on Twitter through corporate accounts. CoTweet will continue to operate from San Francisco as a business unit of ExactTarget, essentially taking charge of the company’s social...
ExactTarget Buys CoTweet, Sets Up “Social Media Lab” In San Francisco

Why LulzSec Was Un-Hackable, And Why That's A Good Thing

www.techdirt.com
The question of service provider neutrality is central to every debate about internet policy. From PayPal cutting off Wikileaks to Twitter pushing back against the feds to the new Righthaven's "spineful" hosting, the responsibility of companies to neutrally protect their customers is a contentious topic. New Scientist has an interview...
Why LulzSec Was Un-Hackable, And Why That's A Good Thing
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?