Tag Archives: Financial Services

Helping Vendors Get Real Money for Virtual Goods

Israeli startup Plimus, which works with thousands of of vendors and affiliates who sell virtual goods all over the internet, is now the world's largest independent online reseller of virtual goods. Vendors have flocked to Plimus – giving it some $200 million in sales for 2010, with the company growing in terms of vendors and sales some 40%-50% in each of the past five years.

The Network’s the Thing

In uncertain economic times, companies seek a safe business haven. And today, that haven is the U.S. government, which wants to help revive the economy by stimulating it. So how can Israeli companies get a piece of that action? What they really need is a friend to guide them along the path to contract success - and they may just find that friend in Beth Cohen

eBiz Mobility: Banking on the Unbanked

Posted in gaming, on Jun 28, 2009 by David Shamah
Ebiz mobility has developed a payment clearing system that enables merchants to feel secure that they will get paid, without having to pay expensive premiums to billing service providers; it enables sites or cellphone service providers to grab a piece of the business that passes through their network; and it allows hundreds of millions of web surfers who would otherwise be locked out of internet commerce the opportunity to purchase digital contents and products.

Hi-Tech Drill Sergeants

You may have a fantastic idea, an excellent product, and a valid business plan - but investors are in no mood for "wow" factors today. The most important question during normal times has become the only question now - what's the bottom line? If you can answer that question you have a fighting chance of getting some VC or angel money. And that's what "Bootcamp" is all about.

Classifeye’s Authentication System Helps the Poor

Posted in gaming, on Dec 25, 2008 by David Shamah
Back in the 1850s, pundits were telling would be entrepreneurs to “go west, young man.” The west has long been won, though; and experts agree that today the big entrepreneurial …

E-wallet Security, Dongle Style

Posted in gaming, on Jul 13, 2008 by David Shamah
What do you do if you want to buy something from a store where they don’t take credit cards? Pay cash, of course! Okay, but what if you want to …