Ubiquitous connected devices, social networks, and cloud services have empowered consumers, allowing them access to vast amounts of information and shared opinions. Consumers are emboldened by choice. They have developed an appetite for rich and rewarding interactions and rarely hesitate to seek alternatives when disappointed. This poses a major challenge to organizations that depend on these customers to buy their goods and services in order to survive.
Jun 23, 2009
Newser, a news aggregation site, has raised $2.5 million in its first official round of funding. The new investment is from HighBeam Research and Hoover’s. Newser now has about 2 million visitors a month.