Guest Post According to the CTIA, 2.27 trillion text messages are sent every year, in the US alone, which is 6.3 billion per day or about 20 text messages per person every day.
PowerInbox, the consumer-focused startup that makes email interactive, has merged with its biggest competitor on the enterprise side, ActivePath.
LocBox wants to be the alternative to Groupon, Living Social and the host of flash sales sites, and has raised over $5 million in its quest to win over small businesses.
Epsilon, the largest email marketing company, is reeling from a huge breach of its clients’ personal email data. At least 19 major brands (and as many as 50) have been affected by the cyber attack, where hackers broke into the company’s systems and stole names and email addresses of lots of people.
Flowtown, a company that connects data from social media sites with a company’s email list, announced Wednesday that it raised a seed round of funding for $750,000. The funds will be used to hire more people, especially developers familiar with Ruby, a coding framework for Web development.
Sailthru, a behavioral marketing email service, announced today that it has secured a seed round of $1 million, first reported by Business Insider. Founder and Chief Executive Neil Capel has since confirmed the funding, which will be used to expand its sales operations and new feature development.
Infusionsoft is one of 65 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2010 event taking place this week. These companies do pay a fee to present, but our coverage of them remains objective.