Joao Martins

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Fully-Automated Ad Management Startup Multichannel Raises $3M In Seed Funding

Multichannel wants to help marketers fully automate their online advertising so they can focus on developing campaigns instead of staring at software dashboards all day. Based in Hong Kong and the U.S., Multichannel has raised $3 million in seed funding from investors including founder Dmitry …

Apple iBeacons will track shoppers in stores

Transmitters in Apple stores will soon be able to update shoppers with the latest news and offers<p>Apple is reportedly on the verge of implementing iBeacon location technology across its retail stores in a bid to boost sales and improve customer experience.<p>The iBeacon system allows a store to install …

Less Than A Year Post-Pivot, Payments Platform Spreedly Raises Additional $500K

Payments platform Spreedly, which offers customers a credit card vault in the cloud that works with 54 different payment gateways, has just raised an additional $500,000 in seed funding from Emerge.be, bringing its total raise to date to just under a million. The funding comes not even a year after …

Dash’s new iOS app finally brings the bar tab into the 21st century

With Dash, New York City restaurants are about to get a much-needed kick in the app.<p>The app, which lets users pay for bar tabs and restaurant bills with their smartphones, represents a future of mobile payments that, while long promised, has yet to arrive for most people.<p>Dash CEO Jeff McGregor says …

Android vs. iOS Development: Fight!

The eternal startup question “Android or iOS first?” grows ever thornier, with news that Android’s market share exceeds 80%. But never mind the managers and non-technical founders: what do <i>developers! developers!</i> think of that divide? Whoever makes life easier for them gains a sizable edge.<p>And by …