GoInstant

  • GoInstant’s Next Chapter Is A Developer Platform For The “Multiplayer Web”

    GoInstant’s Next Chapter Is A Developer Platform For The “Multiplayer Web”

    GoInstant, the startup that Salesforce.com bought for $70 million, has launched a new developer platform for what it calls the “multiplayer web.” The company, which operates as a separate entity within Salesforce, uses the term to describe the new brand of the web that is more about shared experience. These are apps, such as Twitter and Facebook, that provide endless rivers of… Read More

  • Firefly: Screen Sharing For Customer Service And Competition To Salesforce.com’s GoInstant

    Firefly: Screen Sharing For Customer Service And Competition To Salesforce.com’s GoInstant

    Salesforce.com acquired GoInstant earlier this year for $70 million. The startup found a way to break through the complications of software-based web conferencing with a service that allows the sharing of web pages without any plug-in needed.They call it browser collaboration. The GoInstant sale represents just the start of a sea change coming to the customer service market. Companies… Read More

  • GoInstant Startup Battlefield Presentation

    Salesforce.com Reported To Buy GoInstant For $70 Million

    GoInstant made its debut at TechCrunch Disrupt last fall. Today, the browser collaboration startup has reportedly been acquired by Salesforce.com for $70 million, according to a story in the Wall Street Journal. GoInstant allows people to surf the web with each other without having to download an extra plugin or software. GoInstant Co-Founder Jevon MacDonald calls it co-browsing.  You can be on… Read More

  • Disruptive Tendencies

    Disruptive Tendencies

    Early on Day One of Disrupt SF, Silicon Valley legends Peter Thiel and Max Levchin came out on stage with a grim message of doom: “Innovation in the world today is somewhere between dire straits and dead … outside of computers and the Internet, we’ve had forty years of stagnation.” Meanwhile, Startup Alley boasted a large number of trivial, me-too apps, all too… Read More

  • GoInstant Startup Battlefield Presentation

    GoInstant Is Browser Sharing With No Downloads

    Vanguard browser collaboration technology Go Instant launches in private beta today at TechCrunch Disrupt, for the first time allowing people to surf the web with each other without having to download an extra plugin or software. Whether you are on a Mac, PC or a mobile device like iOS, Android, Blackberry or other web browsing device, Go Instant lets users who want to collaborate with each… Read More