All Press Releases
August 21, 2012 -Today, Chase and LivingSocial announced the 12 small businesses that will receive grants of $250,000 each through Mission: Small BusinessSM, a grant program designed to increase awareness of the important role small businesses play in local communities. Supported by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, nearly 70,000 small businesses registered and 3.1 million consumers showed their support by voting for their favorite small businesses.
August 21, 2012 — AddThis today announced the integration of Social Sign In to its suite of social plug-ins, enabling users to log into a website using their existing social credentials from the three largest social networks – Google, Facebook, or Twitter. Social Sign In provides publishers with a simplified and lightweight method to take advantage of social identities within the social web's most comprehensive sharing toolset.
August 21, 2012—SnagFilms announced today the acquisition of domestic distribution rights to the two most honored documentaries of 2012: The House I Live In, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, and Beware of Mr. Baker,winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the South by Southwest Film Festival.
August 21, 2012 – AddThis, the largest social sharing and analytics platform, announced today that it has won the DataWeek Award 2012 for exceptional innovation in the advertising data category. AddThis was named an Advertising Data Top Innovator, one of more than a dozen categories that highlight the most innovative areas of the data industry.
August 8, 2012 – Everyday Health, Inc.’s site for healthcare professionals, MedPage Today, furthers its leadership position as a top resource for physicians and today announces an exclusive partnership with CollabRx, Inc., a leader in expert systems to inform healthcare decisions, making MedPage Today the exclusive website for Oncology Next. Powered by CollabRx, Oncology Next is a cloud-based genomic decision support solution accessing knowledge from the world’s oncology thought leaders. The tool enables physicians to more accurately provide patient-specific treatment by taking into account a tumor’s genetic profile to determine the best possible treatment plan with targeted therapies. Oncology Next will be available for melanoma, colorectal cancer, breast cancer and lung cancer as a free service on a rolling basis starting with lung cancer on August 8, 2012 at MedPageToday.com/Oncology-Next.
August 6, 2012 - Sawbuck Realty (www.sawbuck.com), "Shazam for Homes," today announced that it has closed its latest funding round for a total of $3.5M from Revolution Ventures and Washington, DC real estate investor Robert Stewart. The close of the funding round comes on the heels of an exciting quarter for Sawbuck, in which it won TechCocktail's "Most Innovative Technology" award for the launch of its free HomeSnap app at SXSW and saw it quickly become one of the top lifestyle apps available on the iTunes store. With more than 200,000 downloads since its launch, HomeSnap allows users to simply snap a picture of any home in the U.S. to find out all about it. Last week, HomeSnap was awarded the "Most Innovative Mobile App" at Inman's prestigious Real Estate Connect conference.
August 2, 2012 — On the heels of what company officials cited as their best financial quarter to date, with client wins and renewals in all four of their focus industries including hotels, restaurants, retail and government, newBrandAnalytics (nBA), a global leader in social market intelligence, accelerated its mission forward with the appointment of two celebrated names in the world of business service software – Kristin Muhlner and Barton Phillips.
July 31, 2012 - Everyday Health, Inc., the leading provider of online health solutions, today announced that its multi-brand, multi-platform strategy continues to fuel strong growth across its portfolio of premier health and lifestyle properties. The company’s advertising and sponsorship revenue increased 35% in the first half of 2012 over the prior year period.
July 24, 2012 - A new study of the Army Contracting Command’s (ACC) procurement process by Dr. David C. Wyld, the Robert Maurin Professor of Management at Southeastern Louisiana University, shows that the ACC was able to save taxpayers $150 million since 2007 through use of FedBid’s fully-managed online marketplace.
July 17, 2012 - LivingSocial, the online source for discovering valuable experiences, today announced the launch of LivingSocial Shop, the company's first foray into physical products. LivingSocial Shop is a virtual destination for members to explore unique, relevant items from brands with a story to share. It will feature a broad, yet curated, merchandise mix at a value and deliver all purchased items right to the member's front door.
July 11, 2012 - Zipcar, Inc., the world's leading car sharing network, today announced the acquisition of Denzel Mobility CarSharing GmbH, a leading car sharing service in Austria, operating under the name CarSharing.at. With this deal, Zipcar continues to grow its car sharing network globally, expanding the company's geographical footprint further into Europe.
Dulles, VA – July 11, 2012 – Echo360, the global leader in blended learning and lecture capture solutions, today announced the availability of EchoSystem 5.1. The latest release of the award-winning platform includes new capabilities that enable institutions to reach more students via distance and blended learning courses while delivering improved intelligence through student usage metrics. Live webcasting, integrated Google Analytics and new student study tools through the EchoCenter are just three of the features available with EchoSystem 5.1.