We first reported on Dallas startup VIPorbit back in June as part of our Chicago Tech Week coverage. VIPorbit is a robust relationship management system for iOS devices founded by ACT co-founder Mike Muhney. ACT is the original Customer Relationship Management software, that paved the way for companies like SalesForce. VIPorbit users organize their entire
Many people in today’s business world especially the cusp of Gen X and Gen Y take for granted the contribution that Mike Muhney made to the way we get things done. Muhney is the co-founder and co-creator of ACT. ACT was one of the first complete CRM (Contact Relationship Management) software companies in the world.
Everywhere Else Tennessee is getting hotter and hotter. With early adopter tickets running out fast, we’re announcing 4 more outstanding speakers to this year’s lineup.
Impatience is one of the biggest problems that entrepreneurs try to solve with their startups. Last year at Chicago TechWeek, we saw two different startups tackling the problem of waiting in line: NoWait and LineChop. The problem is very simple, especially in large cities like Chicago. Come Friday or Saturday night, the last thing you
Chet Kanojia the CEO and founder of somewhat controversial TV startup Aereo took to the stage at TechWeek to talk about why people love it.
Customer relationship management, or CRM has been big business since the late 1980’s. Sure these days everyone is very aware of Salesforce the cloud based CRM solution, but before there were clouds, the internet, mobile devices and salesforce there was ACT. ACT was the standard in CRM solutions starting in 1987. There are thousands of
Business is a contact sport. And every contact counts, as does the way you treat them. After all, your customers are your competition’s potential customers. And those you’ve yet to reach, well, their business is only one good play away. The competitor who wins their business will most likely do so by utilizing whatever means
Tomorrow is the third consecutive year of Techweek’s LAUNCH event. On Monday, June 25, Startup City will highlight the startup ecosystem’s creativity and variety, giving attendees an exciting sneak peak of the newest ideas entering the market. Located in the exhibit hall, this space provides an area for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs from