SaaS Platform for Influencer Marketing

by RaeAnne Marsh

Find Your Influence has become a leading SaaS Influencer Marketing platform, connecting brands such as V8, Tylenol, Budweiser and Delta to high-impact influencers and tracking their campaigns from start to finish. It was founded in July 2013 by Cristine Vieira and Jamie Reardon, who brought their complementary expertise in marketing and technology, respectively, and their… [More]

Audio Technology to Hit Pause on Poor Acoustics

by Thomas Kaufmann

Imagine being at your industry’s most relevant conference of the year. Whether in a large auditorium or a hotel ballroom with just two loudspeakers set up at the front, the acoustics are anything but ideal. Add hundreds of people in the room talking to each other, coughing, doors slamming, and the person next to you… [More]

Emojis Do Real Estate

by Mike Hunter

HomeSmart International recently released an app that adds real estate-themed text messaging stickers to users’ smartphone keyboards. The idea for developing the emojis grew out of feedback from the company’s real estate agents that homebuyers appreciate appointment reminders, deadlines and other purchase-related messages by text — which can be expressed as an emoji icon —… [More]

AI Automates Accounts Payable

by Mike Hunter

Digitech Systems’ new PaperVision Capture R87 software helps businesses simplify the process of converting to automated Accounts Payable (AP) processes. PaperVision Capture can virtually eliminate manual data entry of financial information, while digitizing AP process. A patented artificial-intelligence engine within PaperVision Capture can automatically recognize invoices, classify them by vendor, and extract all the data… [More]

‘Netflix For Business’

by Mike Hunter

Bizversity is aimed at the 800 million people worldwide who are business owners. The platform, suited to the fast-paced, mobile nature of businesspeople today, is an app compatible with mobiles, tablets and TV, like Netflix, but instead of dealing with the realm of entertainment, it hosts more than 1000 on-demand business training videos after partnering… [More]

Solution for Real Estate Lenders

by Mike Hunter

The Solex eClosing and eVault solution by Idaho Falls, Idaho- and Scottsdale, Arizona-based Docutech, the leading provider of document, eSign, eClosing, and compliance technology for mortgage, home equity and consumer lending, has been approved by Fannie Mae for eClose, eNote, and eVault functionality. In addition, the Solex eVault has received certification from the MERS eRegistry… [More]

Never Lost Again

by Mike Hunter

Never Lost Again chronicles the evolution of mapping technology — the “overnight success twenty years in the making.” Bill Kilday, the marketing director for Keyhole and Google Maps, was there from the earliest days, and offers a personal look behind the scenes at the tech and the minds developing it. But this book isn’t only… [More]

Making Wait Time Engagement Time

by RaeAnne Marsh

A mobile messaging and marketing automation technology that delivers dynamic mobile pages through text messaging, BrightGuest is a local startup founded by Ryan Quinn in August 2014. Quinn came up with the idea for BrightGuest some years ago waiting for dinner at a restaurant that had a long wait. The restaurant gave him a coaster… [More]

Champion for the State’s Tech & Innovation Community

by RaeAnne Marsh

The purpose of recently launched invisionAZ is to help the state’s technology and innovation community grow. Its three-part goal is to help early-stage and startup businesses gain access to capital; enhance the technology ecosystem with the right technical workforce through mentoring, accelerators and education; and to raise Arizona’s profile as a welcoming environment for startups.… [More]

Broadband Carriers: Making Smart Connections?

by Melissa Simpler

Today’s consumer is increasingly connected. Credible analysts report that there are now an average of 10 connected devices per home — and there will be more than 50 by 2020. It’s not just smartphones that are connected: it’s tablets, TVs, smart locks, smart lights, Web cams, environment sensors, security systems, fitness bands, smart thermostats, robotic… [More]