Swipely

  • The In-Between Stage for Startups: Visions of Growth and the Value of Pivots

    … may not be repeatable at a larger scale.” Davis recalled his own experiences in business and how Upserve has grown — a company that rebranded last year from its previous identity, Swipely. “As we were just starting out, we definitely had to pivot,” Davis said. “Initially it was a consumer review web service in 2010. We decided it wasn’t a great…

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  • #SFSNYC Recap: 5 Key Takeaways from This Year’s Summit

    … to be all things to all people, but maintaining focus, especially in the early going, is vital. After all, being the best at one thing is challenging enough; being a market leader in everything…well, few can pull that off. The opening panel of the event, featuring ReachLocal CEO Sharon Rowlands, ShopKeep co-founder Jason Richelson, and Swipely CEO…

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  • 11 Luminaries You Don’t Want to Miss at Street Fight Summit New York 2015

    … served as vice president of business and platform for GroupMe, which Skype acquired in 2011 for $80 million. Cheney talked to Street Fight last month about the evolution of beacon technology and the trajectory of its adoption. Chris Spanos is co-founder and CEO of Urgent.ly, the on-demand roadside assistance provider. He was general manager…

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  • 6 Tools for Tracking Business Competitors

    …, merchants who are interested in tracking their competitors can let technology do some of the work. Competitive analysis tools allow local business owners to understand what neighboring merchants are doing through their digital marketing and on social media to get people through the door. Merchants can then use this information to formulate…

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  • Openings and New Hires at Amazon, Swipely, and SweetIQ

    … Every two weeks, Kelly Benish — who knows practically everyone in hyperlocal — covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. (Plus, scroll down for jobs on offer now.) John Valentine – Swipely John Valentine, recently left LevelUp to join Providence-based Swipely as the company’s new director of national sales…

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