Seattle Tech and Online Marketing Roundup for Wednesday, March 9, 2011
A new round of fund-raising will help HomePipe Networks realize its goal of building brand identity along with partnerships in the industry to grow its customer base. Headed by Chris Hopen, the Seattle apps developer stands out in a crowded field by providing data storage capability without Cloud.
Pathable promises to turn the confusion of events like Austin’s SXSW into connected communities, and with the acquisition of former competitor The Social Collective, it’s expanding that vision. Setting the Seattle company created by Jordan Schwartz apart from the crowd is its arsenal of interactive tools that don’t just help event organizers achieve organized chaos but enhance the experience for attendees.
Recently acquired by Transaction Network Services, Seattle’s Cequint is looking ahead instead of back, gearing up for growth by spreading out at its downtown base and seeking new talent. With over a million subscribers already for its City ID tool, the mobile software company headed by Rick Hennessey has plans to launch a follow-up called Name ID.