Tag: small businesses

Join us (online) for an early look at startups dedicated to boosting small business

Did you know 96% of all 30 million US companies have fewer than 10 employees? From builders to brokers, convenience shops to consultants, millions of small businesses are adopting a new breed of online tools to help them compete toe to toe with global brands. Join Prescott Watson, investment analyst at OurCrowd, and Kirk Simpson, co-founder and CEO of Wave, on this 45-minute webinar for an early look at startups dedicated to boosting small business. Revenge of Main Street: How small businesses compete – and succeed – in the era of Amazon Monday, July 27th (10:00 PM Israel / 3:00 PM NYC / 12:00 PM San Francisco) In this webinar, we will explore: Logistics: We all appreciate Amazon, but can’t deny it has derailed retailers of all sizes. New tools help small business compete via supply chain and delivery, in ways, only a year ago, were unthinkable. Branding & advertising: Social and search supplied small business a new way to find their audience – but that’s just the beginning. The next generation of marketing tech startups are bringing the...

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8 Israeli tech trends for 8 crazy nights: Small business automation (6/8)

We’re celebrating Hanukah in Israel right now and given all the fun and festivities going on, we thought it would be a good time to look back over the past few months and highlight some of the tech trends we’re seeing in startup land in the Startup Nation. As a caveat, these trends are based upon our deal flow – what we’re seeing on the ground. So, Happy Hanukah and enjoy. >>Read about all the top Israel technology trends this holiday season<< :::::::Small Business Automation:::::::: The problem: Small businesses have small marketing budgets, so they can’t afford full-service agency marketing support. They typically also lack the time and kn0w-how to run professional marketing campaigns. The solutions: Appforma: Like Wildfire Interactive (acquired by Google) before it, Appforma provides easy-to-use tools for small business to begin tapping Facebook for new leads using giveaways, contests, and coupons. The Israeli startup has already inked a partnership with leading small business website company, Wix. Gigya: Gigya is a pretty ubiquitous technology provider when it comes to social logins — the ability for websites to allow users to...

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