Monthly Archives: March 2013

Trunqshow’s iPad App Notifies Shoppers When Items They Want Go on Sale

With consumers continuing to be inundated by daily deals and email marketing campaigns from retailers, Trunqshow wants to cut its users some slack by allowing them to build a real-time product catalogue that notifies them when items they like go on sale. The latest version of the startup’s iPad app launched a little over a […]

Digital Textbook Platform Kno Partners With Publisher HMH to Power K-12 Content

Kno, the interactive and digital textbook provider BetaKit last covered when it launched its Advance platform to provide publishers with DIY ebook solutions, announced today that publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) will use Kno’s platform to digitize and deliver its K-12 core curriculum across the U.S. School districts will now be able to put in orders for digitized […]

Linksert’s Platform Looks to Get Anyone in the Affiliate Marketing Game

Switzerland-based Linksert wants to be the easiest way for anyone to earn revenue from affiliate marketing, which lets users share a unique link to a product, and earn money every time someone purchases that item by following that link. Given that often times people are turned off by either the complicated nature of the number […]

Larky Launches to Help Association or Club Members Redeem Their Perks

Today Ann Arbor, MI-based Larky announced its public launch out of beta to help users who are members of an association or customer loyalty program take better advantage of their rewards and benefits. Based on the idea that members of organizations like AAA or alumni and professional associations, in addition to others like retailers, credit […]

Kincast Looks to Tackle Social Video Space With a Focus on Families

Mobile video apps like Keek and Vine have made headlines for their simple focus on capturing and sharing mobile videos, with everyone trying to pinpoint which app will be the “Instagram for video.” Kincast, one the latest entrants in the social video space, aims to provide a new way for families to share moments with each […]

Flash-Enabled EdTech Browser Rover Hits 1M Mark, Adds Paid Subscription Plans

Apple has sold over 4.5 million iPads to educational institutions in the U.S., and more than eight million to educational institutions worldwide, and while the device has changed the way instructors teach and students learn, educators have been running into the challenge of accessing Flash-based educational content on the devices. It’s a problem YouWeb-incubated startup Rover is looking […]

Exec Expands to NYC, Chicago, LA, & Boston to Be the Amazon of Local Services

There’s been a lot of activity in the peer-to-peer marketplace space, with startups increasingly wanting users to outsource their daily chores, be it cleaning or handyman work around the home, to others. Exec, which provides a general service marketplace as well as a standalone app that connects people with house cleaners, is one of them. BetaKit […]