July 30, 2015

Crowdfunding to Double: The industry is booming, creating jobs, leveraging sales

Crowdfunding to Double

The industry is booming, creating jobs, leveraging salesCrowd Funding

 

The crowdfunding industry is booming. More than 1,250 online platforms worldwide raising $16.2 billion last year, up 167% from 2013, according to crowdfunding research firm Massolution. And global crowdfunding is projected to reach $33-34 billion in 2015, with $6 billion of that in the US, double that of last year.

 

The benefits to companies go beyond the actual funds raised through the revenues that are crowd funded; there is a marketing benefit that translates into sales. Crowdfunded companies (via rewards, equity or debt) increased quarterly revenues by (more…)

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July 28, 2015

July 23, 2015

Recruiting Success Stories: Usman Shafique, Automation Engineer – Encryption/Security

Recruiting Success Stories

Featured Placement – Usman Shafique

Automation Engineer – Encryption/Security

Usman Shafique

As a leader in secure mail and data solutions, this company has proven data-centric encryption and tokenization technology that protects the most sensitive information wherever it is: in the cloud, across mobile platforms, in big data environments, or within legacy computer systems. The Director of Engineering at (more…)

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July 21, 2015

Tech Recruiting Priorities in eCommerce, Collaboration, Social Music Connection software

Weekly Career Recruiting Spotlight

Assistant Controller, Product Marketing Manager, Senior Backend Engineer2015-7-21-Redfish-Tech-Jobs

This week, our tech recruiting priorities are: Assistant Controller – eCommerce; Product Marketing Manager – Communication & Collaboration; Senior Backend Engineer – Social Music Connection; and (more…)

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July 16, 2015

Tech Trends: Cyber Crime & Internet/Email Security Costs & Solutions

Tech Trends:

Cyber Crime & Internet/Email Security Costs & SolutionsID fraud

 

The tenth annual 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study, conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM, reports that the average cost for each lost or stolen record with sensitive or confidential information as grown from $201 to $217, and the average cost paid by companies located in the U.S. has gone from $5.9 million to $6.5 million. That is an 11% increase in the total cost of data breach, and there has been an 8% increase in the cost per lost or stolen record. 49% of data breach incidents are malicious or criminal attacks, 19% caused by negligent employees, and 32% result from (more…)

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