Vend Raises $6.5M for its dongle-less POS

written by bethburgee on May 16, 2013 in Funding and Startup News and Startups and Under The Radar with no comments

Congrats to 2011 UTR Alumni, Vend, who recently raised $6.5M to further expand and develop their dongle-free point-of-sales software. As cash registers continue their slow demise, the POS industry is sizzling up with companies like Square, PayPal and major Banks Read the Rest…


Big day for Dorsey and SMBs everywhere

written by Clare Ryan on April 19, 2011 in Industry Trends with no comments

Jack Dorsey, creator of Twitter and Square, made an exciting announcement today on his blog and Twitter account. “Starting today, the @Square credit card reader will be available for $9.95 in all 235 U.S. Apple stores. Online too. http://t.co/0qjLH4Q.” I Read the Rest…


Simplifying IT for SMBs: 4 startups to know about

written by Clare Ryan on February 22, 2011 in Under The Radar with 2 comments

Simplifying IT for Small Business: Announcing our 1st Four Startups In the recent past, there’s been hardly any innovation in the SMB (small to medium-sized business) sector because it’s been notoriously hard to reach. Industry expert Jeff Kaplan, Founder and Read the Rest…