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Fueled by $600,000 in seed funding, the startup automates collection of local taxes related to e-commerce transaction.
Fueled with a recent $20 million infusion, ZenPayroll is adding support for charitable donations. Meanwhile, another player, Justworks, is integrating with 401(k) plans.
With Gnome, based on an Apple iPad mini, the company hopes to move beyond marketing introductions to help small merchants build customer loyalty.
Slightly more than half of smaller companies have virtualized more than 50 percent of their workloads, but 71 percent intend to grow their deployments this year.
The company's all-in-one solution covers customer relationship management, project management, billing and invoicing.
Norton Small Business, intended for companies with fewer than 20 employees, can be used to protect personal computers, smartphones and tablets.
New features are part of two recent updates to the global Web development platform for small businesses.
Spun out of mobile VoIP company Rebtel, the company has raised $12 million in launch funding.
Integration with core document creation and management applications is the central theme of recent updates to EchoSign, HelloSign.