With an extensive summer internship program, New York City-based ff Venture Capital hopes to help its portfolio companies and budding entrepreneurs alike.
Prollie is a social search platform that tracks how “well” people use social media platforms and makes connections with others who share the same interests and passions.
Big Klout score? Now there might be a way to get a TV, iPhone, or other tangible reward for your influence.
Salesforce has added a wider array of services to its Marketing Cloud toolset, including Klout, Kred, Kanjoya, and PeekAnalytics, to help businesses not only listen to customers but also better understand them.
Klout updated its iPhone application to allow members to receive rewards on their phones and add an influence identification card to Apple’s Passbook application.
Microsoft is buying a little influence for its number-two search engine with a strategic investment in Klout.
Klout launches an all-new scoring system alongside a dramatically redesigned site to make its calculations more accurate and less ambiguous.
MicroVentures Investment Challenge is a Facebook game pitting notable Internet startups against each other in a fantasy sports-like competition aimed at venture capitalists.
Can anyone say tempest in a teapot?
We’ve heard a couple of stories in recent weeks about startups that choose celebrity investors over seasoned VCs because they wanted someone with a big online audience who could help attract new users and press to their product.
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Money can’t buy you friends, but in the case of influence tracking startup Klout, money can buy you neighbors and possibly an understanding of the social dynamic linking people in communities.
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While it’s been talked about for some time, Klout today finally confirmed that it raised a “strong” third round of funding — though it won’t say how much.
The mine-is-bigger-than-yours need to measure our self-worth against others is alive and well on the web. For proof, look no further than controversial influence-scoring startup Klout, which is now processing 7.5 billion API calls per month.
Why did that all-important, life-changing tweet you feverishly posted lose steam after just a few minutes? Odds are, it’s because you’re just not influential enough.
Klout, the startup best known for its ability to measure a person’s online influence, is allowing people to remove Klout profiles that they didn’t actually create.
Klout, the startup best known for its ability to measure a person’s online influence, might be raising a new, third round of investment that would significantly add to the company’s total funding and valuation.
Klout, the startup best known for its tools that measure a person’s online influence, has added integration with the Google+ social network, the company announced today.
Empire Avenue has established itself as a stock market that measures the social influence of its members. The company’s social standing in the world moved up a notch today when it raised $1 million.
Google+ is a different kind of social network, and trying to calculate whether or not you’re a big deal on Google+ is more complicated than a simple headcount of followers.
It looks like influence measurement startup Klout has completed the social networking trifecta. The San Francisco company announced Tuesday it now incorporates LinkedIn data into your Klout score, as well as Twitter and Facebook.