Archive | August, 2012

FROGBOX entrepreneurs reducing stress on customers and planet alike

FROGBOX entrepreneurs reducing stress on customers and planet alike

In our modern world where the daunting effects of our carbon-emitting actions are becoming increasingly apparent, consumers and businesses are adjusting behaviours to accommodate a greener future. There are many eco-detriments in our daily lives of which we are aware. Green alternatives to these products are not only becoming available, but demanded. For example, the […]

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Groomsmen, Say Goodbye to that Awkward-Fitting Rental Tux

Groomsmen, Say Goodbye to that Awkward-Fitting Rental Tux

On a recent sunny afternoon inSanta Monica,CA, Yun-Yi Goh and her husband, Kevin Yuen, are surveying a large stack of heavy boxes, one of several stacks that fill every inch of spare closest space in the apartment where they live and work. “Of course, the black and gray ties are in the one at the […]

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Redeem a Pirq Deal and Help Provide a Meal- Q&A with James Sun

Redeem a Pirq Deal and Help Provide a Meal- Q&A with James Sun

James Sun is the co-founder and CEO of Pirq. Previous to Pirq, James was the founder and CEO of GeoPage.com where he led the company in building a scalable location-based platform for industry specific commercial and retail applications. As an active angel investor and strategic advisor, he’salso helped several startups with strategic business planning, capital […]

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greeNEWit: Your Sustainability Source to Become Energy Efficient

greeNEWit: Your Sustainability Source to Become Energy Efficient

Name of your company and URL? greeNEWit http://www.greenewit.com/ Date started? 2008 What is your product or service? greeNEWit is an organization founded to help society build sustainable communities and better economies through conserving the use of natural resources. We provide lighting and water saving upgrades that help residents, businesses and utility companies save money on […]

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The Grocery Game: Biz Built from the Bottom Up

The Grocery Game: Biz Built from the Bottom Up

In November of 1999, I had the idea to start a web business, which would share my weekly money saving list, “Teri’s List”, with those who wanted great savings without the time and hassle. I was the first to come up with this concept, launched on the web, just a few months later. What is […]

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Outroop-connecting consumers and making everyday tasks easier than ever

Outroop-connecting consumers and making everyday tasks easier than ever

Outroop connects consumers and service providers online. Consumers can post work, review bids, and select their provider from any location. Service providers can create profiles, find work, ask questions, and bid in one place. Outroop will change the way you think about finding people, and make it easier to get work done. With everyone’s busy […]

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Say Goodbye to Elevator Music - Cloud Cover Music Launches Disruptive Technology

Say Goodbye to Elevator Music – Cloud Cover Music Launches Disruptive Technology

What is the name of your business and URL? Cloud Cover Music https://www.cloudcovermusic.com/ A brief synopsis of the website / application (explain it to a 5 year old)? Cloud Cover Music is a simple way for brick and mortar stores to stream music in their business legally, i.e. without the risk of hundred thousand dollar […]

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Desiar eyewear: Shades that change: “It’s not just about sunglasses.”

Desiar eyewear designs, distributes and markets fashionable sun and optical eyewear. Desiar was founded by Jamal Robinson in 2011 but has been about embracing individuality since 2008. Jamal began designing custom sunglasses for celebrities by enhancing the lenses with Swarovski crystals. The first of these celebrities to wear Desiar frames was Soulja Boy (seen here). […]

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The Sky’s the Limit: Inside Coalition Technologies

The Sky’s the Limit: Inside Coalition Technologies

Coalition Technologies (www.coalitiontechnologies.com) is a Los Angeles and Seattle based web design, development and online marketing firm that was founded in 2009 by Joel Gross. The primary service offered by Coalition Technologies is search engine optimization (SEO). Gross spent four years as the SEO at Visible Technologies prior to his departure from the company. Coalition […]

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First Privacy-Centric Dashboard: Sgrouples Protects and Respects Your Data While Simplifying Your Online Life

First Privacy-Centric Dashboard: Sgrouples Protects and Respects Your Data While Simplifying Your Online Life

Sgrouples.com (rhymes with “scruples”) is a new player in the field of online collaboration, cloud computing and social media aggregation. And privacy is the name of our game. Not only does the Sgrouples platform offer users a single place to manage their online communities, but it does so without the use of deceptive data mining, […]

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Donate Better. Donate Together!

Donate Better. Donate Together!

I’m Sharon Lipinski, and I founded Change Gangs: Virtual Giving Circles to help people make better donations. Throughout my life, I’ve donated to help animals, the environment, the homeless, the poor, the Food Bank, the Red Cross and more. You name it, and I’ve probably sent them money. Like many others in today’s economy, the few dollars I had left at […]

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Simple, Fast and Elegant, Consumer-Inspired Social Sales Apps You’ll Want to Use from Taptera

Simple, Fast and Elegant, Consumer-Inspired Social Sales Apps You’ll Want to Use from Taptera

What is the name of your business and URL of you APP? Taptera: www.taptera.com Events App: http://www.taptera.com/events A brief synopsis of the smart phone app (explain it to a 5 year old)? Or A short bio of your company Taptera’s core value is simple: sales and marketing people deserve great mobile apps. Founded in 2011, […]

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AppIt Ventures Develops Suite of Affordable Apps for Entrepreneurs

AppIt Ventures Develops Suite of Affordable Apps for Entrepreneurs

Business Name: AppIt Ventures, LLC URL: http://www.AppItVentures.com Key Product: Business Plan Premier URL: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/business-plan-premier/id527732934?ls=1&mt=8 Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AppItVentures?ref=hl Twitter: @AppIt_Ventures LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/2630914?trk=pro_other_cmpy Blog: http://www.appitventures.com/blog YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/AppItVentures Synopsis: AppIt Ventures is a full-service, mobile application development company that makes affordable apps that are easy to use, beautifully designed and just work. Co-founders Rob Carpenter and Jeff Macco are […]

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Businesses Team with Ghost Blog Writers to Pursue Content Marketing

Businesses Team with Ghost Blog Writers to Pursue Content Marketing

What is the name of your company? Ghost Blog Writers (ghostblogwriters.com) What date did you start Ghost Blog Writers? July 2010 What is the product or service? Custom blog content for businesses and website owners is the main service. We’ve recently started to offer guest blogging on behalf of clients due to high demand. Why […]

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Creately –Helping Businesses Convert Complex Ideas into Easy Visuals

Creately –Helping Businesses Convert Complex Ideas into Easy Visuals

Creately is web based diagram software to draw various business diagrams like flowcharts, workflow diagrams, organizational charts, SWOT analysis diagrams, PEST diagrams and many other diagram types. We provide you with easy to use drag and drop interface to draw diagrams, thousands of searchable templates so you can get started instantly and knowledge articles covering […]

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“SEA, and be seen.” An apparel business matches colors with social causes.

“SEA, and be seen.” An apparel business matches colors with social causes.

David Baron says it’s time to write a business plan. He also says it won’t be long before his start-up, which makes stylish hats that embody a social mission, will have to move its warehouse facility out of the basement of his family’s Atlanta, GA home. “We’ve grown the business significantly in our first year,” […]

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Bitrix24 gives a virtual garage to startups

Bitrix24 gives a virtual garage to startups

Synopsis: Bitrix24 is social intranet+ CRM focusing on small business.It is a cloud-delivered service with a wide range of tools which gives it the feel of a full virtualization of your company. The generous terms of the free version provide startups with a place to keep everything they need, including files, user profiles, contacts, future […]

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Innovative Tech non-profit StudentDonate.com uses Crowdsourcing to Help Students

Innovative Tech non-profit StudentDonate.com uses Crowdsourcing to Help Students

Name of Social Enterprise and URL? StudentDonate.com at www.studentdonate.com and www.studentdonate.org What is your product or service? StudentDonate is a new way to help support higher education. We are a tech non-profit founded to help current college students address the crushing burden of student loan debt. We address this problem by allowing students to receive […]

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