Yola

  • Yola Inks Distribution Deals with HP and AOL for its Easy-to-Build Sites

    Yola Inks Distribution Deals with HP and AOL for its Easy-to-Build Sites

    Last time I was in Cape Town, I was hanging out with Vinny Lingham, founder of Yola, a service that allows small businesses to create a site in about five minutes. He was incredibly spazzy about some big deal he was about to close that would have a material effect on the company, but he wouldn’t tell me what it was. That’s OK I think I found out anyway. It’s HP, according… Read More

  • Building Silicon Cape: How Much of a Difference Can One Guy Make?

    Building Silicon Cape: How Much of a Difference Can One Guy Make?

    Some people, ahem, are predicting a big resurgence in business software. Given how outdated most tools are, that’s probably a safe bet – whether it happens now or in the next few years. While software as a service and open source have plugged many holes, most large companies still run themselves on one of two companies: Oracle or SAP. That can’t last forever. But the… Read More