Fifteen NYC-based enterprise startups to keep an eye on
PandoDaily - November 21, 2012
In a post for TheNextWeb back in April, I wrote about why the enterprise matters and deserves your attention. It's funny how much has changed since then in the enterprise tech ecosystem. Now, enterprise tech is the trend du jour to discuss.
Payoneer Ranked Number 34 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500™
Yahoo! Finance - November 14, 2012
Attributes Growth to Strong Partnerships, Great Team and Momentum in Global Payments
Sparkers Revel in Celebrity Fashion and Photo Streams on SparkRebel
Talk Fashion World - September 19, 2012
SparkRebel, a fashion-inspired discovery and social shopping site, announced it is now providing celebrity, fashion and entertainment-related photo streams, in near real-time, for inspiration, sharing and discovery by its community of members (Sparkers).
Getty Images Launches Automated Rights Licensing for Photo Sharing Services
Copyright and Technology - September 12, 2012
Getty Images announced on Monday a deal with SparkRebel, a site that calls itself a “collaborative fashion and shopping inspiration” — but is perhaps more expediently described as “Pinterest for fashionistas, with Buy buttons” — in which images that users post to the site are recognized and their owners compensated for the use.
There Is A Very, Very Big Pinterest Competitor With More Than 600 Million Monthly Pageviews
Business Insider - September 5, 2012
Last fall, while investors were pouring millions of dollars into Pinterest, another photo-sharing site was quietly growing in Brazil.
uShip Selects Payoneer's Innovative, Flexible Payment Solution
EON: Enhanced Online News - May 14, 2012
Payoneer, an industry-leading global payments company, today announced that thousands of U.S. transporters on uShip.com can now quickly access their payments within minutes, as easily as using an ATM.
With Pinterest-Style Browsing, SparkRebel Wants to Be Your Online Mall
Tech Cocktail - May 8, 2012
The evolution of search continues. In addition to the new business ideas that have cropped up imitating/borrowing from the aesthetically pleasing UI of Pinterest (see: Linstagram or Pinstagram), there exists a new user expectation for browsing.
SparkRebel: It's Pinterest on Stilettos
Portfolio.com - March 28, 2012
If Pinterest did some primping and focused on fashion and beauty alone, it would look like SparkRebel, a new startup founded by a serial entrepreneur who says money can be made through digital pinboards.
Tracx Secures $4.4 Million To Bring Big Data To Social Media Management
TechCrunch.com - February 16, 2012
For most companies, managing customer relations on social media is difficult, time-consuming, and less-than-precise, and they outsource different parts of the social media management, marketing, and sales to disparate solutions.
Plum Willow, Recreates Mall Shopping
Beautywired.com - December 4, 2011
Online shopping may no longer be a solitary pursuit — or at least that is the plan of tween-focused site PlumWillow.
Pando Networks Releases Nationwide ISP And Network Study
pandonetworks.com - July 27, 2011
A study of data collected by Pando Networks today revealed striking disparities in the quality of web access across America. By tracking downloads by 4 millions users across the country from January through June 2011, Pando Networks’ study revealed that some states are averaging connectivity speeds as much as ten times faster than those in other cities.
Windows Installation in Sad Shape? Reimage Sets Things Straight
PCWorld.com - July 25, 2011
It's rare that a piece of "miracle" software actually lives up to its developers' claims. The $70 program Reimage--which claims to provide hassle-free relief for damaged Windows installs--delivers on its promise.
Processing $500 Million A Year, Payoneer Launches Local Money Transfers
TechCrunch.com - April 20, 2011
If you're a professional affiliate, buying traffic, getting paid, then turning around and buying traffic right back up again is your modus operandi. The ability to turn around and re-buy traffic as quickly as possible is the part where revenue generation can take a big hit.
Tenafly investor finds inspiration for online business after a trip to the mall
NorthJersey.com - December 21, 2010
Venture capital investor Charlie Federman took his daughters to a Paramus mall one day and came home with an idea for an Internet business with the potential to deliver a coveted demographic: teenage girls who like to shop.
Turning Customers Into Creators
The New York Times - October 23, 2010
PlumWillow, a shopping Web site for teenage girls, has enlisted a team of 15- and 16-year-old interns to make sure the experience is authentic.
Pando Networks Releases Online Game Delivery Report
Yahoo! Finance - October 5, 2010
Pando Networks, a leading provider of online game delivery and marketing services, today released its annual game delivery report showing game download performance around the globe. This year's report aggregates data from more than 12 million game downloads from January through June of 2010.
Pando Networks Passes 30 Million Game Downloads
Pando Networks - May 27, 2010
Pando Networks, a leading provider of accelerated game delivery services, today announced that it has successfully delivered more than 30 million game downloads in the past 12 months. Leading online game companies such as Turbine, Nexon, OnNet, GamersFirst, Ndoors, Gamepot, Gala-Net, LevelUp! and gamigo use Pando services to increase completion rates of their free-to-play games.
Reimage is named in Lead411's New York Hot 125
Each day, the Lead411 research team scours through at least 600 press releases and business articles including venture capital financings, company launches, office openings, new customer press releases, etc. This information has given them insight to which are the fastest growing companies in U.S. Their "Hot List" awards have been created to recognize this fast growing companies. This particular list was originally started with over 750 companies and it has been narrowed down to the top 125.
Payoneer Named Winner in Fourth Annual Paybefore Awards
PR Web - February 01, 2010
Payoneer was chosen as a Paybefore Awards winner in the Best Business/Corporate-Funded Program: B2E (Business to Employee) for its Payoneer Prepaid MasterCard® program. As more companies need their people to 'work globally and get paid locally,' Payoneer's prepaid card solution allows is an elegant way for companies to pay their constituents faster while lowering administrative costs -- and turn payments into a branding opportunity.
PlumWillow, Teen Apparel Shopping Site, Receives Initial Financing
PlumWillow - March 04, 2010
PlumWillow is building a social shopping site that will empower its members to shop together with friends, make wardrobe choices from multiple brands, design their own outfits, customize an avatar and share these choices through their social networks. The site is aimed at teens who have outgrown the various online dress up games and are frustrated with today's online shopping experience.
Interbank FX: Leveraging Prepaid MasterCard to Speed-up Global Earnings Payments
Daily Forex- January 06, 2010
In the exciting, highly liquid world of foreign exchange (forex) trading, collecting your earnings and dividends from abroad can be more challenging than predicting the next big swing in the USD/JPY rate. Traditionally, globally dispersed traders collect their earnings and dividends by paper check or wire transfer, which can be costly and time consuming. Fortunately, one forward thinking forex dealer is leveraging the efficiencies of the credit card networks to transfer profits to its customers on demand.
Web 2.0 meets Spirituality: Technology startup BitWine Introduces the Online Psychic Network - Tarot Readings by Professional Online Psychics
Yahoo! News - December 22, 2009
Can psychic mediums really see the future? Do psychic readings really work? New Online Psychic Network by BitWine invites everyone to try for themselves, hassle-free via live Internet psychic chat technology
SaaS co Reimage raises $7m from Teddy Sagi
GLOBES [online] - September 29, 2009
Playtech controlling shareholder Teddy Sagi has invested in SaaS start-up Reimage Inc.. Headquartered in Ramat Gan, Reimage was founded in 2007 by CEO Zak Dechovich. The company has developed an online service that automatically repairs Windows XP systems within minutes leaving user data in tact.
More Game Companies Select Pando Networks to Optimize Game Downloads
The Wall Streeet Journal - September 16, 2009
Pando Content Delivery Cloud Now Increasing Download Completion Rates for Turbine, Ndoors, Gala-Net, LevelUp, and Outspark
Repairs Made Easy
Redmondmag.com - August 1, 2009
Reimage's PC Repair will likely prove more useful at home than at work, but it does offer some powerful analysis and repair capabilities.
Reimage: The Domino's Pizza of PC repair?
Network World - September 17, 2008
I'm here at Interop NY doing a couple of panels as part of the Mobile Business Expo, but I had time to stop by and meet with the folks from Reimage (think "re-image", not "ray-mage"), which launched its new online PC repair service, geared towards PC technicians and IT support staff.
Turning Payment into a Marketing Opportunity
Network Marketing Business Journal - September 2008
Paying Commissions on Reloadable Prepaid Cards Lowers Costs, Speeds Funds Access, Boosts Member Satisfaction. (pdf)
Reimage Works Like Magic to Solve Problems with XP
eWeek - August 22, 2008
MSPs looking to quickly cure Windows XP problems can turn to Reimage.com for an Internet-based solution that fixes most any XP problem in as little as 30 minutes automatically.
Payoneer Receives $8 Million Series B Investment Led by Carmel Ventures
REUTERS - August 5, 2008
Payoneer, Inc., a provider of co-branded reloadable prepaid MasterCard(R) cards, announced today that it received an $8 million Series B investment led by Carmel Ventures. Additional investors in the round include Greylock Partners, Crossbar Capital, Zohar Gilon, and others.
Reimagining computer repair
GLOBES [online] - July 16, 2008
A broken computer led Zak Dechovich to establish as a "software as a service" program and it has repaired over 4,000 computers since.
Payoneer's Virtual US Bank Accounts Make International Cash Out Easier
TechCrunch - July 9, 2008
[Payoneer] is announcing the initial rollout of "Payoneer Virtual US Account," a new offering that simplifies payment cash out for international payees.
Reimage.com - An Amazing Tool For Computer Technicians
Technibble - June 6, 2008
Reimage is designed to automate the repair of severly damaged Windows installs. Through the Reimage website via an ActiveX control, they scan the system files, folders, registry keys and drivers looking for something missing or something that shouldnt be there.
Cloudsmith Announces First Use of Eclipse Spaces Project to Enable…
Business Wire - San Francisco,CA
Cloudsmith, a provider of Web services that helps developers assemble and share software and a strategic member of the Eclipse Foundation, ...
Through the internet with no human interaction and in less than an hour with no data loss – that's the promise of Zak Dechovich - fixing your broken PC and to conquer a global market worth billions of dollars.
Cloudsmith service pushes 'virtual distros'
Payoneer Expands Web Payout Leadership with $4 Million VC Investment
The oDesk Debit MasterCard, powered by Payoneer
2Checkout.com Pays Suppliers Using Prepaid Debit MasterCard® Card
Affiliate Commissions by Debit Card
BitWine Gives Access To Those In The Know
Bitwine was profiled on ABC News in Los Angeles