Learn more about digital commerce and social media on Feb. 7, 2012 at the Social Commerce Summit. Meet leaders in the space and boost your ROI and market knowledge.In 2009, Robert Moore and Jake Stein put together a working prototype of their now profitable startup, RJMetrics. RJMetrics is a business intelligence software company that plugs into everything from Oracle to Google Analytics.
mass-market, mass-merchandise online retailer thatpeople will actually pay to join, it needs tobe an "everything store" just like Amazon. And that's not easy."If they think that partnering with Jet will help them sell inventory that they otherwise wouldn't have sold, then they'll do it. But they've been investing in their own assets in fulfillment and ecommerce.
For starters, it's mobile first. That has allowed the company to rethink traditional brokerage cost structures. With no human traders to pay or ancient infrastructure running the trades they're able to cut out those overhead costs.As a result, Robinhood doesn't charge a commission for standard trades, nor does it require any minimum deposits."Imagine you’re a first-time investor in your early 20s.
Dave Goldberg is half of one of Silicon Valley's most powerful couples. He's the CEO of uber successful Valley company SurveyMonkey, with an epic career that began in the Internet bubble days. And he's married to Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook. By any measure, Goldberg has a fantastic life.
It's hard to imagine a company keeping its normal operations when faced with the sudden death of its CEO — but that's exactly what SurveyMonkey had to go through when its much respected CEO Dave Goldberg unexpectedly passed away in May.
Men's short-shorts may seem like an unlikely product for an ecommerce startup. But for Chubbies cofounders Kyle Hency, Rainer Castillo, Preston Rutherford, and Tom Montgomery, it was the most natural thing in the world to start a company based around retro-inspired shorts.
Silicon Valley was shocked Saturday to learn that Dave Goldberg, the CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, had died . He was 47. His death has hit the community hard. In an industry full of massive egos and cutthroat competitors, Goldberg was widely beloved and revered as a genuinely nice guy.
Business Insider's Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. And full disclosure: Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The final details about the Apple Watch were officially released on Monday . The Apple Watch — just like the iPhone and iPad — will have apps on it.
Business Insider's Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. And full disclosure: Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Imagine a portable charger that's no bigger than an old iPod nano. Well, great news: it exists.
The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The "Bobine" is the coolest iPhone accessory out there. This gadget is a two-in-one charger and docking station for your iPhone.
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There was good news and bad news for Motorola in its second round in court with the patent holding firm Intellectual Ventures. A Delaware jury cleared Motorola of infringing on one of IV's wireless patents, but it also said that the cellphone maker infringed on another patent focused on multimedia messaging,Reuters reports.
has 50 million monthly readers, according to the site's internal analytics. It just raised a $3.5 million convertible note at a $30 million valuation cap, sources with knowledge of the deal tell Business Insider.The founders confirmed the fundraise to Business Insider but declined to comment on the valuation.
Uber, the ride-hailing app, seems capable of the impossible: fighting City Hall and winning.In its recent tussle with the City of New York, the company emerged victorious after an all-out media blitz against Mayor Bill de Blasio, who proposed and then dropped a plan to cap the number of cars that on-demand ride companies could put the road.
We have reached Peak Amazon, or perhaps Prime Amazon, David Streitfeld reports.The e-commerce company beloved by Wall Street for its fast-growing ways did something completely out of character in the second quarter: It made a profit.It was only $92 million, practically a rounding error for Google or Apple.
They’re not signing up for print magazines because they’re not really tailored to them."After seven years of marketing to young, single guys [at Thrillist], we realized they were not as young or single anymore," Rothman said. "We were kind of aging out of the demographic.
As technology giants like Google and Facebook slug it out over the $40 billion global market for mobile advertising, smaller players like InMobi have to stay nimble to avoid being trampled in the fight.So far, InMobi, which is based in Bangalore, India, has managed to thrive, building an ad-targeting platform that it says reaches more than one billion mobile devices worldwide.