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Para impulsionar o mercado, empreendedor sueco lança no Brasil o Agente Imóvel , primeiro site a realizar a reserva e efetuar o pagamento online para casos de locação por temporada. O site aposta em sistema de inteligência de busca para levar a melhor opção de imóvel para quem procura, seja para compra, aluguel ou apenas temporada.
At TechCrunch Disrupt NYC last May, the unanimous winner of the “Audience Choice” award was a young, Atlanta-based startup called CodeGuard . The startup caught the audience’s attention based on a simple value proposition: To become a “time machine for your website.”
Since launching in mid-2011, doxo has been on a mission to make your life paperless. With its “digital filing cabinet” software, the Seattle-based startup aims to create a single place for users to manage their bills, be they phone, cable, or credit card.
(ComparaOnline.com) May 28, 2012 – ComparaOnline.com, a platform that compares insurance, financial and telecommunications products, received a significant investment from Kaszek Ventures, a Latin American venture capital firm focused on supporting technology startups.
smartDIGITAL , a startup that makes interactive ad displays, has raised $2.7 million in a Series A round of funding. smartDIGITAL displays are already available in Chicago and Miami, says co-founder and CEO George Burciaga, with plans to roll them out to 10 markets over the next 36 months. They’re essentially large kiosks with multi-touch screens that allow consumers to interact with an ad rather than simply staring at it as they walk or drive by.
When Badgeville launched at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco back in 2010 and took home the “Audience Choice Award,” its mission to help companies big and small leverage gamification elements like leaderboards, badges, leveling-up, experience points, etc. to increase customer engagement seemed intriguing — if not a little gimmicky.
( Junar ) May 29, 2012 – Chile-based Junar, a leader in open data platforms, announced that it has raised $1.2 million in initial funding. The round was led by Aurus, Austral Capital and top angel investors from Latin America and the US.
Inkling , the San Francisco-based startup that’s known for making super slick interactive digital versions of college textbooks and other educational titles for the iPad, has debuted its first ever platform for the web browser.
SkySQL plans to be something of a thorn in Oracle’s side. As you’ll recall MySQL, which as a free database platform annoyed Oracle, was sold to Sun and then Oracle bought Sun.
O Consulta Remédios é um site de utilidade pública com mais de 8 milhões de páginas vistas todo mês, entre busca de medicamentos e comparação de preços. Recentemente, grande parte do negócio foi adquirido pelo Grupo Codal , de Curitiba. Com uma nova estratégia, o site está sendo completamente reformulado e deve ser relançado ainda no mês de Junho.
As the old school gives way to the new, technology has begun to play an increasingly active role in the learning process — from primary to higher education.
Your Powerpoint pitchdeck is so boring.
Zillow , the popular online real estate search engine, just announced that it has closed its previously announced (and rumored ) $40 million acquisition of RentJuice . With RentJuice, Zillow now owns a rental relationship management service for landlords, property managers and rental brokers that helps them market their inventory and client relationships. RentJuice is currently being used to manage one million rental units and their rental listings.
No, NFC still hasn’t come to the iPhone — or many other devices, for that matter.
If you’ve got a vacation coming up, a startup called HoozTrippin is aiming to make it more fun by connecting you with other travelers. Co-founder and CEO Steven Oh (who was formerly the head of product at Rotten Tomatoes and Movielink), describes the site as “Match.com for travelers,” except broader: “We don’t limit ourselves to just singles.”