• Startup spending guide: When freebies will do Crunch Network

    Startup spending guide: When freebies will do

    This is the second installment in the Startup Spending Guide series, where we are exploring how early-stage startups should spend their non-payroll money. In the first installment we enumerated areas where early-stage startups need to spend money. In this installment we’re going to cover areas where free tools are not only available, but preferred. In the final installment we’ll… Read More

  • KashFlow wants to make a monkey of email marketing, integrates with MailChimp

    In today’s world of cloud computing, the ‘small pieces, loosely joined’ approach is very often the only sensible one for small to medium-sized businesses on a budget. And so it’s always nice to see two Software-as-a-Service offerings come together, especially when they bridge the Atlantic. Such is the case with today’s announcement that the UK’s KashFlow… Read More

  • Bantam CEO Tries To Position Salesforce Chatter As Lipstick On A Pig (Video)

    Salesforce Chatter just went live to all customers earlier today, but already it is being attacked from below by smaller social CRM players. Taking a page from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff’s own playbook of getting attention by going after larger incumbents, Bantam Live CEO John Rourke likens Chatter to lipstick on a pig. The pig in question is the underlying Salesforce app which he… Read More