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Citrix Acquires Cloud-Based Social Business Collaboration Platform Podio

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Citrix has just announced the acquisition of social business collaboration platform, Podio. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Podio is a social network for businesses that lets those who use it create apps to enhance the functionality of the service. We’ve compared it to a “Yammer with apps.”...
Citrix Acquires Cloud-Based Social Business Collaboration Platform Podio

Jive Q4 Revenue Up 53 Percent To $22.5M In First Quarter As A Public Company

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Enterprise software company Jive has just reported fourth quarter results, which represent the company’s first earnings report as a public company. Q4 total revenue came in at $22.5 million, up 53% year-over-year. The company continued to take losses in terms of profit, posting a net loss of $12.7 million for...
Jive Q4 Revenue Up 53 Percent To $22.5M In First Quarter As A Public Company
Dachis Group’s Advocate Insight Finds A Brand’s Most Valuable Fans

The Hottest IPO You've Never Heard Of

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With an expected valuation of close to $100 billion, it’s understandable that no one can stop talking about Facebook’s initial public offering this week. But while Facebook basks in the social media spotlight, companies tackling tough business problems are exciting investors, if not consumers. Workday, for example, is expected...
The Hottest IPO You've Never Heard Of
HootSuite acquires Seesmic, Seesmic customers to be transitioned to HootSuite

IBM pays $1.3B for HR software provider Kenexa

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IBM is acquiring recruiting and talent software management provider Kenexa for $1.3 billion or $46 a share in a bid to bolster its social business capabilities and build out its HR services. IBM is following in the footsteps of Oracle and SAP, which bought Kenexa competitors Taleo and SuccessFactors respectively in the last...
IBM pays $1.3B for HR software provider Kenexa

Close to you: Mobile, local and social at the London Web Summit

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I’m at the London Web Summit today and it’s set to be a packed event full of UK-centric discussion, from whether or not the Government should be helping startups to a panel that our own Robin Wauters is hosting about the future of our digital money. I too am wrangling...
Close to you: Mobile, local and social at the London Web Summit

Cloud-Based Social Business Service Podio Comes To The iPad

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Podio, the collaborative work platform that was acquired by Citrix earlier this year, just launched its first iPad app. Podio already offered native apps for Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android platform, but today’s launch marks the company’s first foray into the tablet world. As tablets become increasingly common in companies...
Cloud-Based Social Business Service Podio Comes To The iPad
Box Adds Social Workflow Features To Improve Mobile Collaboration

Meet The Next 10 Startups To Join NYC-Based Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

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The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator is back, with 10 new startups just announced as part of its Summer 2012 class. From political fundraising to group travel to social business referrals, the incubator has a wide range of startups going through its latest three-month program. Like other incubators, the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator...
Meet The Next 10 Startups To Join NYC-Based Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator
Wowza: IBM to buy HR software player Kenexa for $1.3B

More Guests At The Social/Enterprise Party: IBM, Escorted By Harmon.ie

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IBM may not be the earliest mover among B2B companies offering more social features to its clients, but it is definitely trying to make sure it stays in game: today it announced that it would extend the social media features it offers through IBM Connections — roughly, the company’s enterprise...
More Guests At The Social/Enterprise Party: IBM, Escorted By Harmon.ie

Box Goes International, Partners With Podio In Europe For Cloud Storage

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On the heels of Box’s strong growth in 2011 — now at 8 million users and 100,000 businesses — and plans to offer the service to the Feds, comes another sign of the enterprise-cloud storage startup’s fast growth: it is moving into Europe. Today the company is announcing a deal...
Box Goes International, Partners With Podio In Europe For Cloud Storage

Behind Microsoft’s Yammer acquisition

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The spending spree on social business upstarts lays bare five major trends transforming enterprise software. By Ryan Holmes, contributor FORTUNE — Microsoft is snatching up business social networking tool Yammer – a.k.a Facebook  for the workplace – for $1.2 billion.  This acquisition hints at a major shift in the way...
Behind Microsoft’s Yammer acquisition

5 ways to generate leads via Linkedin

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Linkedin’s been on a bit of a tear lately. Whether it’s the company’s recent acquisition of Rapportive, or the fact that it’s outpacing Facebook’s growth in Indonesia, clearly Linkedin means business– in more ways than one. Of all the social networks floating around out there today, Linkedin is the benchmark when...
5 ways to generate leads via Linkedin

Social entrepreneurs use startups to change the world

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Leila Janah, cofounder of Samasource Muhammed Yunus, a 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Grameen Bank, sparked a movement with the simple question: “If you are a socially conscious person, why don’t you run your business in a way that will help achieve social objectives?” Today’s young tech...
Social entrepreneurs use startups to change the world
Podio brings social business collaboration to the iPad

How Social Is Your Culture?

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Building a social business means cultivating a social culture within your company. It's time to get the whole team -- yes, even the leadership -- to walk the walk....
How Social Is Your Culture?

You say Google+ is a ghost land? Time to revisit that one

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The company has taken repeated hits in the press, but Google+ is fast becoming a social business for small businesses. [Read more]...
You say Google+ is a ghost land? Time to revisit that one

Blogs Outrank Social Networks In Influence

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Blogs Outrank Social Networks In Terms Of Influence (Technorati via...
Blogs Outrank Social Networks In Influence

Spigit Acquires Enterprise Social Business Intelligence Company Crowdcast

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Spigit, the maker of collaborative innovation management software for enterprises, has acquired Crowdcast, a provider of social business intelligence solutions. Crowdcast has raised $6 million in funding. Crowdcast aims to help companies find out what their people really know about their businesses, in order to make better strategic leadership decisions....
Spigit Acquires Enterprise Social Business Intelligence Company Crowdcast

5 Rules To Turn Your Local Business Into A ‘Social’ Business

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Before I dive in and give you some juicy, usable ideas for winning new customers and growing your business through social channels I want to get something straight. When I say ‘social’ business, I don’t mean social enterprise or non-profit businesses. What I mean by ‘social’ is making your business......
5 Rules To Turn Your Local Business Into A ‘Social’ Business
Enterprise social networker Jive upgrades with powerful new apps

Jive still makes enterprise tech cool, reports Q4 earnings

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Jive Software reported its first earnings as a public company today, and introduced a secret new product called “Project Thunder.” In the fourth quarter of 2011, Jive increased its revenue by 53 percent over the same period last year, earning $22.5 million. Revenue directly associated with product was up 61...
Jive still makes enterprise tech cool, reports Q4 earnings

Aiming To Grow Its Business User Base, Hootsuite Acquires Seesmic

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Hootsuite, the company behind the business-oriented social media management service just announced that it has acquired Seesmic, the company perhaps better known for its founder Loïc Le Meur than for its often-changing stable of social media tools. Financial terms aren’t being disclosed, but the deal appears to be more about...
Aiming To Grow Its Business User Base, Hootsuite Acquires Seesmic

What can social marketers learn from Greenpeace? Watch this video and find out.

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At LeWeb in Paris this year, I was lucky enough to be picked to interview Greenpeace’s Head of Digital & Mobilization, Brian Fitzgerald on the Social Business Track stage. Fitzgerald’s job is to take Greenpeace’s causes and turn them into successful online campaigns that encourage people to take offline action. As...
What can social marketers learn from Greenpeace? Watch this video and find out.

Nipendo lands $8m from Horizons and others for its plug-and-play B2B trading platform

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Nipendo, which offers a cloud-based B2B integration platform that enables companies to connect and transact with their trading partners, has secured $8 million in Series B funding. The capital injection comes from Horizons Ventures, which manages the private tech investments of billionaire business magnate Li Ka-shing, and prior backer Magma...
Nipendo lands $8m from Horizons and others for its plug-and-play B2B trading platform

UK universities trail behind their US counterparts on social platforms

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Research by social media consultancy Sociagility shows that Britain’s elite universities are losing out to their US counterparts on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. In times where student fees are going up and higher educational choices are getting tougher, it’s an important space when focussing on domestic...
UK universities trail behind their US counterparts on social platforms

Report: 6 ways social media can drive business impact

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This is a guest post by author and media strategist Brian Solis In business, social media is becoming a lot like email: every company has it. But, unlike email, organizations haven’t mastered how to effectively communicate through the likes of Facebook or the tweets of Twitter. Over the last several years,...
Report: 6 ways social media can drive business impact

5 Questions On Social Business

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We pose critical questions to the authors of Social Business By Design....
5 Questions On Social Business
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