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Tools of the Trade: Stripe makes accepting credit cards online easy

February 20, 2013 by

In recent years, an increasing number of companies have devoted themselves to improving the way money moves. Whether you look at the Starbucks-approved Square, the low-cost option Dwolla or today's featured Tool of the Trade, Stripe, each promises something unique. The Stripe file | Launched: September 2011 | Short Description: Stripe aims to make it easy to accept credit cards online …  read more

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Tools of the Trade: Clarity helps entrepreneurs “get unstuck”

October 31, 2012 by

After speaking with Dan Martell about his latest startup, Clarity, I see why people say that many startups reflect the DNA of their founder or founders. Martell, a former Big Omaha speaker, is a walking startup school of knowledge willing to give advice, opinions and feedback at a moment's notice, which is essentially what his company is attempting to do. Clarity aims to connect entrepreneurs with experts …  read more

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Tools of the Trade: Refreshed Cage aims to fix feedback

July 30, 2012 by

Anyone who has ever done design work for a client, company or even just a friend knows how difficult the feedback stage can be. Whether that feedback comes in the form of phone calls, emails or meetings, getting on the same page is a challenge. One startup out of Oklahoma City wants to change that. With its product Cage, BitConfused is working to make collaboration simple. As its website states, Cage …  read more

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Tools of the Trade: CardMunch keeps you connected

June 29, 2012 by

Spring has officially turned to summer and for me that finally means a chance to catch up on all that networking. After a busy spring of attending conferences like SXSW Interactive, Big Omaha and Blogworld NY the stack of business cards begins to pile up (below). In the haze of a conference you exchange lots of cards but often let that stack …  read more

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Tools for the Trade: Postagram provides personalized postcards

October 10, 2011 by

In an era owned by smartphones, tablets and free Wi-Fi, the days of snail mail are becoming a distant memory. But since everyone loves a bit of nostalgia, Sincerely, a company dedicated to merging the old sentimentality of mail with new, ever-changing technology, created Postagram. Postagram is an app available for iPhone and Android devices that allows users to send their personal photos as physical postcards anywhere in the world …  read more

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