Meet & Greet: Bill Burnett of PointDrive, Reinventing the Sales Presentation and Email Space

January 17, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Meet & Greet: Bill Burnett of PointDrive, Reinventing the Sales Presentation and Email Space

PointDrive is a Chicago-based startup creating new and differentiating ways for business people to present content. Our web-based application addresses the presentation and feedback limitations of email by enabling sales-minded professionals to quickly deliver documents, images, links, videos and comments in one polished, cohesive presentation that returns intelligence on customer engagement.

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Meet & Greet: Robert J. Moore of RJMetrics, Helping Online Businesses Make Data-Driven Decisions

January 9, 2014 8:45 am0 comments
Meet & Greet: Robert J. Moore of RJMetrics, Helping Online Businesses Make Data-Driven Decisions

I studied Engineering at Princeton, where I got actively involved in the entrepreneurship scene. During my time in college, launched several businesses, including a college admissions consulting company, a company that designed products for late-night infomercials, and a software company that built a poker odds calculator. The software company turned out to be the most lucrative, and a life-long love affair with software began.

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Meet & Greet: David Chen of Strikingly, Mobile-Optimized Websites in Minutes

January 2, 2014 5:00 am1 comment
Meet & Greet: David Chen of Strikingly, Mobile-Optimized Websites in Minutes

Strikingly allows any small business owner to build a website in under 10 minutes, without needing any code or design work.

With Strikingly, a small business owner can edit the site themselves without needing to hire a dedicated webmaster. Strikingly is so simple that even the most inexperienced user can create his or her personal website on Strikingly by themselves.

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Meet & Greet: Jason Richelson of ShopKeep POS, Point of Sale System for Local Small Businesses

October 24, 2013 5:00 am1 comment
Meet & Greet: Jason Richelson of ShopKeep POS, Point of Sale System for Local Small Businesses

A former technology consultant and trader, I opened a specialty food and wine store in 2004, which I grew with my partner to employ more than 70 people in the Brooklyn and lower Manhattan branches.

My experience as a retailer allowed me to understand the challenges of growing a retail business, which is why I created ShopKeep POS in 2008.

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Meet & Greet: David Hassell of 15Five, Employee Engagement and Feedback Reports

September 5, 2013 9:00 am1 comment
Meet & Greet: David Hassell of 15Five, Employee Engagement and Feedback Reports

Firmology’s SMB Tech Meet & Greet series takes an inside look at the technology available to business owners and entrepreneurs, straight from the founders who built them. Name: David Hassell Title: CEO Company Name: 15Five Company One Liner: Know the pulse of your team: surface problems, celebrate wins, discover great ideas and […]

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Meet & Greet: Justyn Howard of Sprout Social, Social Media Management & Engagement Platform

August 22, 2013 11:30 am0 comments
Meet & Greet: Justyn Howard of Sprout Social, Social Media Management & Engagement Platform

Sprout is a social media management and engagement platform for business. At Sprout, we believe social is a vital piece of a company’s relationship with their customers and a permanent part of business-consumer dialogue.

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SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Dave Walker and Derick Thompson of bizHive, Small Biz Marketing Resource

August 1, 2013 5:00 am0 comments
SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Dave Walker and Derick Thompson of bizHive, Small Biz Marketing Resource

bizHive is a marketing marketplace for small biz.

We help small business learn about, shop, and buy new media, marketing products, and services—the stuff that grows sales!

We offer free advice from experts and small biz peers, free price guides, and free competitive price quotes from top-rated suppliers fitted to a small biz specific marketing “jobs to be done.”

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SMB Tech Meet & Greet: David Robins of Binfire, Collaborative Project Management Software

July 11, 2013 9:00 am1 comment
SMB Tech Meet & Greet: David Robins of Binfire, Collaborative Project Management Software

I received a Master of engineering in computer science from Cornell University and worked in several Boston area start-ups for several years before joining Polaroid Corporation as director of engineering and project manager for digital products.

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SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski of Kira Talent, Video Interview Screening

June 27, 2013 9:00 am0 comments
SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski of Kira Talent, Video Interview Screening

I grew up in the suburbs of Toronto and went to Waterloo for school. I studied math and computer science and worked at a few interesting places during my time there, from Nuance in Montreal (they build natural language processing and voice-to-text software) to Minted in San Francisco (software engineering in a growing e-commerce start-up). Over time, I continued to get more and more interested in entrepreneurship just by reading about start-ups online, which led me to apply for The Next 36.

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SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Brian Azzopardi of Rawstream, Web Filtering, Security and Internet Monitoring

June 20, 2013 9:00 am0 comments
SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Brian Azzopardi of Rawstream, Web Filtering, Security and Internet Monitoring

Where to start! I’m Maltese and I “commute” between London and Malta (love the sunny weather). Got deeply involved with technology at a relatively late stage—I was studying political science and economics at the time—but technology has become a passion of mine. After university, I went to work for a mobile start up and then went to work at another technology company where I had an eventful career before leaving to found Rawstream.

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SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Tim Jahn of Matchist, Matching Service that Helps Startups & SMBs Find Developers

June 6, 2013 9:00 am0 comments
SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Tim Jahn of Matchist, Matching Service that Helps Startups & SMBs Find Developers

Firmology’s SMB Tech Meet & Greet series takes an inside look at the technology available to small business owners and entrepreneurs, straight from the founders who built them. Name: Tim Jahn Title: Co-founder / CTO Company Name: Matchist Company One Liner: Matchist is a curated matching service that helps you find the […]

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SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Joshua Reeves of ZenPayroll, Modern & Delightful Payroll for Small Businesses

May 30, 2013 8:44 am0 comments
SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Joshua Reeves of ZenPayroll, Modern & Delightful Payroll for Small Businesses

Firmology’s SMB Tech Meet & Greet series takes an inside look at the technology available to small business owners and entrepreneurs, straight from the founders who built them. Name:  Joshua Reeves Title:  CEO & Co-Founder Company Name:  ZenPayroll Company One Liner:  Modern, Delightful Payroll Location:  San Francisco, CA Best Ways to Contact Me: […]

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SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Jim Kukral of FunnerVids, Fast Fun Sales Videos for Businesses

May 23, 2013 11:29 pm0 comments
SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Jim Kukral of FunnerVids, Fast Fun Sales Videos for Businesses

Firmology’s SMB Tech Meet & Greet series takes an inside look at the technology available to small business owners, straight from the founders who built them. Name: Jim F. Kukral Title: Founder and CEO Company Name: FunnerVids Company One Liner: Fast, fun sales videos for businesses Location: Cleveland, OH Tell us about […]

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SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Amit Kumar of Lexity, Ecommerce and Marketing Apps to Help Online Businesses Grow

May 16, 2013 4:00 pm0 comments
SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Amit Kumar of Lexity, Ecommerce and Marketing Apps to Help Online Businesses Grow

Firmology’s SMB Tech Meet & Greet series takes an inside look at the technology available to small business owners, straight from the founders who built them. Name: Amit Kumar Title: Founder and CEO Company Name: Lexity Company One Liner: The Developer of Commerce Central, the App Platform for Ecommerce and Marketing Apps […]

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SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Deven Patel of Cyfe, All-in-One Business Dashboard

May 9, 2013 8:54 am4 comments
SMB Tech Meet & Greet: Deven Patel of Cyfe, All-in-One Business Dashboard

Firmology’s SMB Tech Meet & Greet series takes an inside look at the technology available to small business owners, straight from the founders who built them. Name: Deven Patel Title: Founder & CEO Company Name: Cyfe Company One Liner: All-in-One Business Dashboard Location: Boston, MA Tell us about yourself and your background. I […]

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SMB Tech Meet & Greet: JM Freuler of Funding Gates, Receivables Management Software

May 2, 2013 8:55 am0 comments
SMB Tech Meet & Greet: JM Freuler of Funding Gates, Receivables Management Software

Firmology’s SMB Tech Meet & Greet series takes an inside look at the technology available to small business owners, straight from the founders who built them. Name: JM Freuler Title: Co-Founder Company Name: Funding Gates Company One Liner: Receivables management software for small businesses Location: New York Website: www.fundinggates.com Our app is […]

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