Category Archives: Start-ups

Full-Stack Java Developer, Boston

Role: Java Full Stack Developer, reporting to the VP of Engineering.

You’ll be expected to jump into our technology stack and start shipping code immediately, making an impact on the direction of the product, team, and company. This role requires working closely with stakeholders, including the CEO and management team, to support our company vision and product roadmap. You will be contributing to the entire technology stack, from back-end services to single-page web applications.

The problems you will help solve include:
• Improving the performance of web pages
• Enhancing the stability and scalability of the system
• Securing sensitive information in a client side application
• Caching of highly dynamic data Continue reading

Twitter Marketing

Twitter is one of the fastest growing Social Media networks, and it is used actively by students, professionals, business leaders, social leaders, politicians, etc across the world. By their very design, there are very few big players in the social media space. Twitter appears to be one of the sites that continues to grow in popularity. In fact, according to research complied by Brickfish, as of October 2013 there are 231.7 million active users on Twitter worldwide and 100 million of them log into Twitter daily. So what is Twitter and why is it still growing when many of the other social sites are facing challenges? Continue reading

Finding Angel Investors For Startup Company

If you are an start up company with the next great product, sometimes you need an angel investor on your side. A study by the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Venture Research showed that “angel investors” – high-net-worth individuals willing to invest in entrepreneurial companies at an early stage – shelled out more than $18 billion into early-stage companies last year alone, compared to $304 million by venture capitalists.

Finding an angel investor, however, is not an easy task. Safer Smokes Inc. is one company that understands the challenge of attracting the right investors. This development-stage company is tapping the smoking cessation market with a unique tobacco-free, nicotine-free smoke called Bravo, which has the appearance of a traditional cigarette and burns like tobacco, but is actually made from lettuce fibers. Continue reading

How to Find Venture Capital?

Thе mоѕt соmmоn рrоblеm thаt реорlе fасе whеn thеу аrе ѕtаrtіng thеіr buѕіnеѕѕ іѕ rеgаrdіng hоw tо fіnd thе fundѕ thаt іѕ nесеѕѕаrу tо ѕtаrt thе buѕіnеѕѕ. Althоugh а grеаt buѕіnеѕѕ рlаn іѕ еѕѕеntіаl іn thіѕ rеѕресt, уеt іt mау nоt bе еnоugh tо gеt thе rеquіrеd аmоunt оf fundѕ tо run thе buѕіnеѕѕ. Whіlе ѕоmе реорlе trу tо tаkе hеlр frоm аffluеnt frіеndѕ, ѕоmе оthеrѕ mау rеѕоrt tо bаnk lоаnѕ аnd fоr thе rеѕt, thеrе аrе vеnturе саріtаl іnvеѕtоrѕ whо wіll bе hарру tо іnvеѕt іn а nеw buѕіnеѕѕ. Continue reading

IT Service Providers for SMBs

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We are happy to share with you the launch of ITXCHG (IT Exchange) a platform which aims to change the way IT Services are sourced by Buyers and delivered by IT Service Providers. Here’s a quick summary for your reference:

  • ITXCHG (www.itxchg.com) is a platform to help small and midsize businesses save time and money by efficiently finding, selecting and managing IT Service Providers, who are empaneled after a rigorous evaluation to ensure quality with good pricing.
  • The platform also provides a set of tools and services to assure IT Buyers a high quality project delivery.
  • IT Buyers sign-up and engage with an IT Service Provider for no charge.