Summer of Startups: Balihoo

July 12th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

We’ve taken a little time off from our Summer of Startups, but we’re back and better than ever with today’s company: Balihoo, a marketing firm for … well, why don’t you read and find out: Elevator pitch: Balihoo enables national brands to effectively drive local demand generation through their distributed marketing partners (franchisees or resellers) [...]

Summer of Startups: Conductor

June 30th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

Today’s Summer of Startup’s company, Conductor Inc, maintains one of the best client lists we’ve seen, from the likes of Netflix and Jockey, to Progressive and Marriott. They’re SEO experts, meaning you probably know their work from searching without even having heard of them. But what I found most interesting is that they do some great things [...]

Summer of Startups: Damballa

June 28th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

It’s Monday, and that means its time for another Summer of Startups profile. Today, we have a company called Damballa who specialize in–well, we’ll just let them tell you: Elevator Pitch: Damballa provides zero day detection of remote control attacks on enterprise networks, then eliminates the threat by terminating the malicious command-and-control communications. By rapidly [...]

Summer of Startups: FieldView Solutions

June 23rd, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

Our second Summer of Startups profile company is FieldView Solutions. While they cater to a very specific market–I’m looking at you, Data Center Administrators–it’s still great to learn about what they’re all about: Can you share the company’s elevator pitch with us? FieldView Solutions helps the managers of today’s complex, mission-critical data centers run their [...]

Summer of Startups: TRUSTe

June 16th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

Today we’re officially starting our Summer of Startups series, where we (hopefully) take a look at different startup companies, the life and culture at each, and what they’re looking for in prospective employees. We’re very excited that our first company in this series is such a great one–TRUSTe. You’ve seen their logo all over the [...]

Insights into Google’s early years

May 28th, 2010 by StartUpHire blog

As you know, we work to provide folks a feel for the culture and work life dynamic at a wide range of startups. We found some great insights into what Google, the now multi-billion dollar company, was like in its early days from Chuck Howitt at The Record: It started off using some of the [...]