SohoOS

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    1M User Strong, PlanetSoho Makes it Easy for Small Businesses to ‘Get Paid’ On-the-Go

    1M User Strong, PlanetSoho Makes it Easy for Small Businesses to ‘Get Paid’ On-the-Go

    PlanetSoho.com, formerly ‘SohoOS,’ is today announcing a new iPhone app called ‘Get Paid‘ (iTunes link), designed to help small businesses get paid on the go by being able to invoice and collect payments at customer locations. Read More

  • With Nearly 1M Users, SohoOS is On Its Way to Crossing Its Chasm

    With Nearly 1M Users, SohoOS is On Its Way to Crossing Its Chasm

    It was nearly a year ago that SohoOS announced a second round of financing to the tune of $8M. The company has since been quiet on the PR front, so I I decided to check in with Ron Daniel (CEO) to see why. The one-word answer: Growth. Micro-businesses using the platform have exploded to 940,000, with 1500 being added every day. Let me jot your memory: SohoOS offers a collection of business… Read More

  • SohoOS’s Small Business Management Suite Gets An $8M Vote Of Confidence

    SohoOS’s Small Business Management Suite Gets An $8M Vote Of Confidence

    A year ago, Mangrove Capital Partners invested $1.75 million in SohoOS and its small-business management service. Today the company is announcing that Morgenthaler Ventures is leading a second round of financing to the tune of $8 million (it’s also the firm’s first investment in an Israeli-based startup). All existing investors, including Mangrove Capital Partners, Kima Ventures… Read More

  • With 400,000 Users Under Its Belt, SohoOS Plans Major Revamp

    With 400,000 Users Under Its Belt, SohoOS Plans Major Revamp

    SohoOS is on a tear. Users are growing at a rate of 30% month-over-month, just recently shooting past 400,000. And soon, the company will make a hard bet on a brand-new design — a complete revamp — aimed at singeing it into the backbone of the small businesses it serves. Some background: SohoOS offers small businesses a utility suite of applications, for example, invoicing, CRM… Read More

  • SohoOS Begins Rolling Out An About.me For Small Businesses

    SohoOS Begins Rolling Out An About.me For Small Businesses

    On the heels of its recently announced $1.75M round led by Mangrove, SohoOS is today announcing the roll-out of SohoOS.me, a new product that allows SMBs to create simple business profile pages for themselves—very similar to how About.me allows individuals to do so. Creating a profile is painless. Businesses can include their logo and contact information, as well as links to their… Read More

  • Future Simple Raises $1.1 Million To Further Simplify The Life Of SMBs

    Future Simple Raises $1.1 Million To Further Simplify The Life Of SMBs

    For the past two years I’ve been holding onto the belief that Israeli entrepreneurs should devote particular focus on the opportunities available to products and services that cater to Small & Medium Sized Businesses (SMBs). Slowly but surely, more and more companies have indeed started targeting this space, the most notable being Kampyle, SohoOS, and Clarizen. Today, Chicago-based… Read More

  • Mangrove Smells Opportunity in Small Businesses, Backs SohoOS with $1.75M

    Mangrove Smells Opportunity in Small Businesses, Backs SohoOS with $1.75M

    It looks like Mangrove Capital Partners believes in the business opportunity held in helping small businesses, do more, well, business. The Luxembourg-based venture capital firm has invested $1.75M in SohoOS to further propel the company’s small business management suite. Michael Jackson, previously COO of Skype, will take a board seat. The concept behind SohoOS’s offering is to… Read More