• #SFSW15 VIDEO: 3 Companies That Are Rethinking Brick-and-Mortar Business

    … a slight tweak in a salad’s cheese that led to a significant rise in the dish’s popularity. At Reserve, CEO Greg Hong wants to change the way we pay at restaurants. The service equips merchants with an iPad pre-loaded with the company’s application. Restaurants use the application to accept or decline reservations, and then process the check when…

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  • #SFSW15 VIDEO: Tying TV and Mobile to Measure Real-World Store Visitation

    … #SFSW15 VIDEO: Tying TV and Mobile to Measure Real-World Store Visitation June 15, 2015 by Joseph Zappa Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSW15 While advertisers increasingly recognize mobile’s potential, few fully comprehend the revolutionary impact it can make on marketing, said PlaceIQ CEO Duncan McCall in a presentation at Street Fight…

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  • Why the Home Services Market Suddenly Exploded in Startup Land

    … Few things can be as tedious, time consuming, and expensive as home improvement. Seattle’s Pro.com connects people with local home improvement professionals in a way that’s similar to ordering food or making dinner reservations. The service is fast and seamless, an exhaustive one-stop shop that, according to Pro.com’s CEO Matt Williams has yet…

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  • 5 Hot Startups Connecting the Local Economy

    … Our local economies are changing. But it’s not just big box stores and ecommerce sites that are impacting our malls and main streets: the web has started to reinvent the very systems that help us find, buy and get on our hands on goods and service for sale in the real world. The success of Uber and Airbnb have sparked a renewed interest…

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  • Pinterest SMB Chief: 2 of 3 Businesses on Site Have a Physical Store

    … Late last week, Pinterest completed a massive, half of a billion dollar round of funding that values the social media site at a $11 billion. The late stage funding will help the company continue to grow its user base and expand a now-established advertising product into one of its biggest potential markets: small business. Small local businesses…

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