90 million people in the U.S. have low health literacy. Transcendent Endeavors suite of products, including Starling, help immigrants communicate their healthcare needs.
Editor’s Pick MALMÖ, Sweden – “If you’re not at least a little embarrassed by something you just launched, you probably waited too long to start it,” said superstar entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian to a large crowd at the 2013 Media Evolution conference yesterday.
Y Combinator-backed Kippt released a new product for companies today called Inc, which seeks to improve communications among teams and provide a better alternative to email.
Impersonal, mass emails are easy to dislike and ignore, which is why SimpleRelevance has raised $1 million. SimpleRelevance’s platform gathers customer data and then personalized emails to specifically target individuals.
Guest Post The media can continue to ridicule the “sexting app” that so many young people are using, but they are entirely missing the point. The same generation being blamed for the supposed “death of privacy” has become wiser than those who are criticizing them.
Patients need a better way to communicate with their physicians, and Ringadoc believes it can help. Investors agree; the San Francisco-based startup added another $700,000 to its seed round today, bringing its total funding to $1.9 million.
Guest Post Most startup employees will shape the direction of the product without understanding how things operate under the hood. Here’s how you can break down communication barriers between engineers and everyone else at your company.
Vint Cerf is either out of his mind or our generation’s greatest visionary. I’m thinking he’s a bit of both.
Employee feedback system 15five has raised $1M in seed money to improve communication flow between employees and managers.
Enterprise communication provider ConnectSolutions raises its first round of institutional investment after five years of operation.
How do you bring a radically distributed workforce together and meld it into a single, unified team? Transport them to the same world – virtually.
HootSuite announced an new update to its popular social media management utility today, adding functionality that veers into intranet-light territory similar to a Yammer or a Chatter.
Editor's Pick Poor Netflix just can’t catch a break. The company already caught hell from subscribers over its recent pricing changes, and last night it announced that it’s spinning off its DVD rental business entirely under the name Qwikster.
Business social-networking site LinkedIn chief executive Jeff Weiner said he expects to include internal enterprise communication tools like those seen in Salesforce.com’s Chatter and Yammer within LinkedIn.
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Pete Bodine is a managing director at Allegis Capital. He submitted this story to VentureBeat.)