PromisingTech Trends for Socially Enterprising Mobile Applications

    In his article, Big Differences in Mobile Support for the Social Enterprise , Tom Petrocelli, notes the disconnect in the growth of the social software field the uneven mobile platform support for laptops versus tablets (and even for iPads versus Androids), the vastly different UI experiences for end-point users across mobile vendors, for example, “many mobile users still cannot access their social software on the go or can do so only in a very limited manner,” and  the fact that established Independent Software vendors (ISV’s) with ample resources, such as IBM and SAP, have developed and can continue … Continue reading PromisingTech Trends for Socially Enterprising Mobile Applications

Via TechCrunch: “AngelList Launches Docs To Help Startups Sign And Close Seed Rounds Online With Low Legal Fees”

Today on TechCrunch, LEENA RAO reports on AngelList, the ” incredibly powerful (and disruptive) platform in the investing world” that connects start-ups and investors in a “hybrid social network, communication and crowdsourcing platform.” With the release of “Docs,” which consists of: a standard term sheet automatically generated closing documents tools such as: electronic signatures, wire management, PDF generation, etc. The two groups now have a means to close an actual transaction online. The advantages: “For a seed stage round, legal fees can be upwards of tens of thousands of dollars, which is costly for a bootstrapped startups. Docs aims to eliminate some of the complexity of the … Continue reading Via TechCrunch: “AngelList Launches Docs To Help Startups Sign And Close Seed Rounds Online With Low Legal Fees”

Let Your Fingers Do the Online Shopping (for GOOD)

  GOOD Technology profiles Social Impact,  an app created by Founder, Rolfe Larson, that guides “conscientious community spending” straight from a consumer’s mobile phone. For example, “a search for restaurants in Los Angeles results in listings for Homeboy Bakery and Homegirl Cafe, both part of Homeboy Industries, a non-profit organization that helps at-risk and gang-involved youth gain emlpoyable skills.”  Plus, the app has a Shop Online option for web-based purchase of products and services. Larson says, “We created Social Impact to help socially-minded customers find the businesses that create the change they want to see in the world.” Shop for a cause, at your finger tips. Read … Continue reading Let Your Fingers Do the Online Shopping (for GOOD)