Posts Tagged People

Street Culture: mParticle CEO on Appreciating People and the Founder’s Journey

“We want people who have historically been lucky. People who have demonstrated the ability to go out and create their own luck,” CEO Michael Katz says. “People who are curious, who engage and ask questions and generally listen, [who are] not just waiting for a pause in the conversation. “… Street Fight

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Daily News: How Marketers Use Location Data, Targeting Devices vs. People, Measuring Mobile ROI

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. Marketers Use Location Data for More Than Just Targeting (December 1, 2016) LSA Insider: “Ad targeting remains the most common use of location data, but a number of other popular uses of this data…… […]

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How to Get People Chasing Pokémon Right Into Your Store

Pokémon Go’s popularity has gone supernova and polarized the entire world. People are either loving it and looking for them wherever they go, or hating it and looking down their nose at everyone who plays. But let’s look at a third group of people who are leveraging its popularity to drive traffic to their stores. Pokémon […]

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Street Culture: DoorDash Aiming to Constantly Improve Both Product and People

Translating the desire to support business owners with successful on-demand functionality relies heavily on DoorDash’s 200 core employees. In 2015, the company expanded from three markets to 22, and CEO Tony Xu says he expects the company to double in size in 2016. … Street Fight

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On Demand Trends: ‘People as a Service’ (PaaS)

We talk a lot about “on demand” jobs, or gigs. But does the on demand economy extend to full time, professional positions for administration, marketing and sales? Longtime local search and promotions vet Andy Steuer (IdeaLabs, Merch Engines) thinks so. Steuer is an investor in two sister companies based on the idea of “People as […]

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Placed CEO: In the Real World, It’s People — Not Places — That Matter

There’s a broader effort in the technology community to chart consumer behavior in the real-world, using mobile devices to measure movement throughout the the world as marketers use cookies trace users as the browse the web. Street Fight recently caught up with David Shim, the chief executive at Placed, to discuss the ins and out […]

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Foursquare for millions more people around the world

Today, we’re releasing an all-new Foursquare app for the full range of Nokia’s S40 phones, including all the new Asha devices. Hundreds of millions of people around the world use Nokia S40 phones, and now they’ll all have access to … Co… Foursquare Blog

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With new Storefronts, Zaarly shows off its marketplace of talented local people for hire

With the launch of its new Storefronts feature, peer-to-peer marketplace Zaarly is defining itself as a marketplace of people, not just a marketplace of goods and services. Zaarly is launching Storefronts in San Francisco but said it will quickly roll out to other U.S. cities.

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