B2B

The Unsexy Business That Amazon Wants to Conquer Next But Probably Can't

Amazon is a behemoth but Amazon Business is unlikely to ever dominate business-to-business commerce.<p>We've seen it time and time again: Amazon shatters Prime Day record, Amazon makes major acquisition, Amazon soars while retailers slump. There is no question that Amazon is dominating online retail …

eCommerce

Online storytelling platform Kahaniya raises $200K in seed funding

Hyderabad-based Viven Infomedia, which operates Kahaniya.com, an online storytelling platform in regional languages, has raised $200,000 (Rs 1.29 …

Startups

Integration & Orchestration Middleware Market: Industry Research, Demand, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2024

According to Persistence Market Research, the US$ 8.8 Bn <b>integration and orchestration middleware market</b> will surpass US$ 15 Bn by 2024-end, expanding …

Middleware

Vape Expo attendees should expect ‘new rules’ in 2018, at least in California

As the dawn of a new year approaches, vaping enthusiasts are planning ahead for the 2018 Electronic Cigarette Convention, sometimes called the EEC …

San Francisco Bay Area

What is a multi-tenant system?

<i>This post was first posted on my blog</i><p>It is no coincidence that designers of software systems are called architects. Software architects have borrowed …

Programming

Business to business news and features | The Guardian

business to business<p>for people in business<p>From Disney to CNN, some of the world’s leading brands use Facebook Messenger to offer a more personalised service to their customers. But it’s also a powerful tool for startups and SMEs looking to drive sales<p>Paid for by<p>Official figures show prices were up …

AMEX Partners With Ripple For Blockchain Payments

As adoption continues to grow, partnerships that utilize Blockchain technology are exploding. The most recent is an important connection between …

Banking

Calls for the Chancellor to stop utility companies delaying house building

The Housing & Finance Institute has urged the Chancellor to introduce new Utility Direction Powers in this month's Budget, in order to force utility …

Property (UK)

Boomer bosses 'at risk of cyber crimes'

Baby boomer bosses - and some older Gen-Xers - are leaving their companies at risk of online crime because they don't understand enough about the …

Cybersecurity

CSU wins IAA Big Idea again

For an unprecedented 12th time, a team of Charles Sturt University (CSU) students has been celebrated as the winner of an annual national student …

Australian Universities

Comment: Security is a deal-breaker for business IoT devices

There is a big difference between the security and quality needs of consumers and businesses buying electronic equipment, writes Andrew Barratt, UK …

Electronics

Atlanta in three-way tie for third spot to land Amazon's $5 billion HQ2 (Slideshow) - Atlanta Business Chronicle

By Urvaksh Karkaria <br>– Staff Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle<p>Nov 14, 2017, 11:07am EST<b><br>Updated</b> Nov 14, 2017, 11:18am EST<p>Atlanta’s strong odds on …

Cities

Gannett promotes executives to head business-to-business, consumer

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated the name of one of Gannett's businesses.</i><p>Gannett, the media company that owns USA TODAY and 109 local news properties, on Monday announced organizational changes to strengthen its business-to-business and consumer businesses.<p>As …

Gannett

In Memoriam: Robert F. Biolchini, Trustee Emeritus

Robert F. Biolchini, a University of Notre Dame Trustee Emeritus, died Wednesday (Nov. 8) in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He was 78. Robert F. Biolchini“We …

Notre Dame

Transparent Transactions: How Blockchain Payments Can Make Life Easier For B2B Companies

Last month, MasterCard announced it will be opening up access to its blockchain technology. According to a press release, “MasterCard’s blockchain solution provides a new way for consumers, businesses and banks to transact and is key to the company’s strategy to provide payment solutions that meet …

Bitcoin

How to Scale Yourself as a PM

I first signed up for ClassPass in the summer of 2014 on its infamous unlimited plan. For the first time, I felt like I could take advantage of …

Management

The Emotional Foundation of Every Customer Experience

Here’s the scene:<p>Orlando, FL, where it is currently 85 degrees Fahrenheit with 100% humidity – and that’s INSIDE the airport. My family of 7 (three …

Customer Experience

Breaking out: How India’s startup ecosystem is expanding beyond online retailers and cabs

Business-to-business companies now account for around 40% of all startups.<p>After nearly a decade of e-commerce and ride-hailing dominating the …

Startups

How to Build Better B2B Demand Generation

Business-to-business (B2B) marketing leaders are under the gun to grow revenue. Rather than focusing on growing business from existing accounts, …

Gartner Inc.

Growing Awareness about Global Middleware Market and Related Conditions to Drive the Market Growth

<b>Market Segments:</b><p>The Global Middleware Market is projected to grow at a healthy growth rate from 2017 to 2022 according to new research. The study …

Internet of Things

Dell announces 'doorbuster' deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Dell is planning one of its biggest Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales ever. Products ranging from accessories to Alienware gaming rigs are going for up …

Shopping

The ‘Amazon Amendment’ Would Effectively Hand Government Purchasing Power Over To Amazon

This week, representatives of three major internet platforms — Google, Facebook, and Twitter — are testifying before Congress about their role in facilitating Russian meddling in the 2016 election. But a fourth giant sat comfortably removed: Amazon.<p>Instead of getting yelled at by lawmakers, Amazon …

Amazon

Ecommerce may hog headlines, but half the 1000 new startups in India are B2B. Why?

An upsurge in business-to-business (B2B) startups and the emergence of deep tech were among the highlights from Indian software industry body …

FinTech

Visa Direct's P2P, B2C, B2B European Payments

Share Email<p>Visa, the payments company, announced news on Thursday (Nov. 2) of the European launch of Visa Direct, a real-time international payments …

Banking

How To Avoid Making The Same Mistake: 10 Tips For New Entrepreneurs

When under stress, people tend to fall back on habits acquired at an early age, whether good or bad, and consequently, risk getting caught up in a cycle of repetitive actions and reactions. While that may not always be a negative, the adage that “old habits die hard” can become painfully true when …

Entrepreneurship

Cloud Computing a Boon for Global Digital Commerce Platform Market

Owing to the enormous application possibilities with the merger of consumer electronics and the internet, an increasing number of companies are …

eCommerce

Why Bailador Technology Investments Ltd shares look cheap

A shared frustration amongst more sophisticated retail investors is the inability to buy into the best early-stage tech companies requiring capital …

Personal Finance (Australia)

The War for Global Ecommerce- Amazon vs Alibaba

Cloud computing for ecommerce has reached new heights with Amazon and Alibaba. These ecommerce giants are the two biggest names in online shopping …

eCommerce

Why Being Successful at SaaS Onboarding is Important to Customers

qimono / Pixabay<p>As a SaaS (Software-as-a-service) company, you can have the best salespeople in the world but your product is only as powerful as the …

SaaS

Microsoft propels Dynamics and Azure growth in Q1 2018 earnings

The company reports revenue increase in cloud, Azure and Dynamics, with LinkedIn integration starting to show why Microsoft paid $23bn for the …

Business Technology