polling

  • Price-Tracking Service Nifti Switches Gears, Launches Social Polling App Cinch

    Price-Tracking Service Nifti Switches Gears, Launches Social Polling App Cinch

    Pricing tracking and alerts service┬áNifti┬áis testing the waters with a new application called Cinch (no, not Klout’s advice-giving app also called Cinch, but very close.) In fact, Nifti’s new app is practically a variation on Klout’s earlier arrival, as Klout’s Cinch is about asking for recommendations and Nifti’s Cinch is about asking for opinions. That is… Read More

  • Pyne Offers A Simple Way To Poll Everyone (Or Just Your Friends)

    Pyne Offers A Simple Way To Poll Everyone (Or Just Your Friends)

    “Oh jeez, another Q&A app.” That was my kneejerk reaction when I heard about a new startup called Pyne, which has created what it says is an app that allows users to “poll the world.” But then co-founder Tony Peccatiello gave me a demo, and I have to admit that it was appealingly quick, simple, and fun. Read More

  • Need A Quick Answer? Pop Lets You Take Two Photos, Poll Your Friends

    Need A Quick Answer? Pop Lets You Take Two Photos, Poll Your Friends

    Do you have trouble making decisions? Do you have to get your friends’ input on a bunch of things? Are you 15 years old? Then you might like Pop, a new iPhone application today making its official debut, which lets you quickly ask your friends for feedback by sending them two photos. Basically, Pop is a simple voting app with a more limited number of choices compared to other social… Read More

  • Sun Co-founder’s WayIn Launches End-To-End Platform For Easy Twitter Polling

    Sun Co-founder’s WayIn Launches End-To-End Platform For Easy Twitter Polling

    In late 2010, Sun Microsystems Co-founder Scott McNealy and finance veteran Scott Johnston, launched WayIn, a mobile Q&A and polling service designed to let individuals and brands quickly create and respond to polls on anything their hearts desire. Thanks to the managerial clout behind it, the Silicon Valley-based startup has gone on to raise $20 million in venture funding. Now WayIn… Read More

  • Digital Polling Utility CivicScience Scores $1.2 Million In Seed Funding

    Pittsburgh-based startup CivicScience, an intelligent polling utility that offers a host of audience measurement and analytics tools for publishers and advertisers, has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from a group of institutional and angel investors to expand its platform partnerships and automation technology as well as ramp up its hiring efforts. The seed round’s investors… Read More