NetSuite was founded as a cloud-based enterprise company way back in 1998. But Zach Nelson (pictured left), chief executive of the company, has plenty of advice for startups in the enterprise market, where social, mobile, and cloud technologies are all colliding.
Serendipity, the latest product from business app developer Taptera, helps Salesforce.com customers view potential sales leads around them on their iPhones.
You can’t control when the inspiration to build a mobile app will hit. You might be far away from your computer and have no measurable coding skills, but that won’t stop you from whipping up the next farting app. iGenApps is a DIY mobile app building service that lets you build a smartphone app — right on your smartphone — without any programming experience at all.
Remember virtual reality tours, those 360-degree panoramic photos you could navigate with your mouse? They were hot for a while, popping up on every real estate agent and hotel site, but the low quality and jerky navigation made them feel antiquated and oh-so Web 1.0. TourWrist began reviving the art form last year by taking it mobile and adding a slick user interface.
Who hasn’t wandered around a Safeway googling “kale recipe” or “what is a stinging nettle?” on their smartphone? Edamam is a new food-search site and mobile app that hopes to make navigating all that edible data faster, and choosing healthy food easier.
In today’s global economy, even small American businesses are often turning to China and India to manufacture their products. But finding a reliable supplier across the world isn’t easy.
The DEMO Spring 2012 conference kicked off Tuesday in Santa Clara, Calif. The bi-annual event, co-produced by VentureBeat, gives startups the opportunity to launch their products in front of an audience of innovators, influencers, investors, and journalists.
Here are the 35 startups that presented at the recent Israel Innovation Marathon event in Tel Aviv.
Box's Aaron Levie speaks at DEMO last year
We’re getting ready for DEMO! Join the VentureBeat and DEMO teams April 17-19, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Silicon Valley as more than 70 companies from around the world launch new products and services to an audience of global press, VCs, angel investors and IT buyers.
I’ll be traveling to Tel Aviv next week, and I’m looking to meet with entrepreneurs.
DEMO Spring 2012 is returning to Silicon Valley April 17-19 to rock the technology landscape—and put investors face-to-face with quality dealflow from around the world. Register for the 2-day DEMO conference from this post and enjoy a special VentureBeat registration rate of $850 (a savings of more than 50%), good through March 20.
Next week, I’ll will be traveling to Tel Aviv, in a long overdue trip to one of the most innovative places in the world — especially in the area of security start-ups.
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The very first DEMO Asia officially kicked off Wednesday in Singapore. The three-day conference is a launchpad for entrepreneurs and startups from around Asia, and for non-Asian companies that want to get their products on the Asian market.
DEMO Spring 2012 is just under seven-weeks away (April 17-19 in Santa Clara, CA), and this is your last chance to get in on the action. If you’re working on the next big idea, and about ready to take your company to the next level, we want you on stage at DEMO. The deadline to apply is tomorrow, March 2. Fill out this form now, and we’ll be in touch shortly with more details.
The inaugural DEMO Asia is the premier launchpad event for high-tech Asian products.