More than a list of food items, a menu is a catalyst for conversation. You pore over it, imagining just what the Dynamite Prawn and Mango Roll or Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad will taste like. You question your fellow diners on their recommendations and choices, before locking in your own order. Perhaps you discuss the…Read More »
The Invoke Labs team has been keeping our eye on wearable technology as it’s grabbed headlines and dominated conference talks over the last few months. From Google Glass to Jet by Recon Instruments to startup incubators focused solely on wearables, the “Quantified Self” trend has gone far beyond glorified pedometers It’s been hard to ignore
Last week, I attended the RealTech SF 2013 conference as part of the Pendo Rent team. We were showing off our rental property management product, newly launched in beta (p.s. sign up!), joining 22 other startups on Startup Alley. I bet you’re thinking, “Wait, there are 23 real estate technology startups in the entire world?”
“E-tail” has come a long way since 1995 (the year Amazon sold its first book and eBay was founded). Online shoppers have grown savvier and now value spending their dollars with companies that offer them that extra something. Retail outlets searching for a loyal e-commerce audience must consider offering more than just another portal to
Only four months into his tenure as Invoke CEO and Michael Smit hasn’t stopped making waves. A seasoned storyteller and businessman, Michael’s background and experience have intrigued many and this time around, he’s piqued the interest of BC Business Magazine enough to warrant a special business profile interview in the latest issue. Big thanks to Lindsey Peacock
Here at Invoke, we’ve recently rolled out a product’s back-end servers in Amazon Web Service’s Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), as a clustered hosting configuration. We wanted to share with you our thoughts and experiences setting up this VPC, and particularly why we decided to go that route. This is going to be a two-part post.
Chatting with Kate Drane, it turns out she was never entirely comfortable as a public speaker, but now that her job includes telling a room full of passionate, innovative people about the best ways to crowdfund your passion to success, Kate can’t get a mic in her hand fast enough. And we’re glad she did;