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The millennial that is shaping the future of tech – Michael Kovach

May 19, 2015 - Business, Mobile, Our Team, Social Media, VMBC, Web

hireme@mikekovach.com was Michael Kovach’s e-mail address when he applied for work at VMBC in 2010. “It worked,” he says. The catchy address (and the substantial resume that came with it) helped VMBC CEO Jesse Crowe spot Michael’s talent from the start, and when the job…

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Individual Extraordinaire – The Man Who Sees No Limits – Federico Celina

May 13, 2015 - Business, Mobile, Our Team, Social Media, VMBC

Federico Celina’s ensemble is in complete contrast to his sunny personality: every day, Fede, as he’s affectionately called by his VMBC family, dons black—from head to toe. He attributes his wardrobe choice to Einstein. True story: a reporter who had just interviewed Einstein asked him…

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Go-Go Apple Watch: Fadia’s Week with the Apple Watch

May 8, 2015 - Apple, Design, iOS, Social Media, VMBC, Wearables

One week ago I sat at the airport waiting to board a flight for a business meeting when my CEO arrived, handed me a brand new Apple watch and said, “Play around with this and tell me how you like it”. As he whisked though…

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VMBC Takes Notice of Shoes of Prey/Nordstrom Partnership

May 6, 2015 - Business, eCommerce, Web

‘Innovative Disrupters Find Like-minded Innovative Disrupters’ Here at VMBC we consider ourselves to be an innovative disrupter within the world of technology. What makes us this way? Well, we believe it lies in our fundamental makeup. The things that make us unique in our industry…

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Shoes of Prey and Nordstrom Team Up To Create An “Innovative Disruptive” Partnership

May 4, 2015 - Business, eCommerce, Web

Unbelievable customer experience, technology and fashion converge to create an otherworldly shopping experience… Shoes of Prey is a global online retailer that has found an especially unique niche in the world of women’s shoes. By the click of a mouse or a swipe of a…

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Using Mobile To Extend A Super Bowl Message

January 28, 2015 - Business, eCommerce, Mobile, News, VMBC

Last week, we were writing about how the State of the Union was feeling more and more like the hype surrounding a Super Bowl ad. Well, looking at the hype surrounding this year’s Super Bowl ads, the State of the Union wishes! For almost a…

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Social Media and The State of The Union

January 18, 2015 - Social Media, Web

Over 50 million people watched Barack Obama’s first State of the Union address in 2009. Last year, just over 30 million tuned in. Given that this is a President’s one chance to stand up unchallenged (well, mostly unchallenged) and lay out his agenda, a 40%…

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Why Is Google Really Buying Softcard?

January 12, 2015 - Business, eCommerce, Google, News

Over the past couple weeks, rumors have been flying that Google would be buying Softcard, the struggling mobile payments venture jointly owned by AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, for somewhere in the $50-$100MM range. (You might know Softcard by their former name, Isis; they made the…

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Mobile Payments To Surge in 2015

December 27, 2014 - Business, Mobile, News

Deloitte recently issued their annual mobile technology predictions report and one of the most interesting parts of the read was the way they walked a line between predicting that mobile payments overall will surge in the next twelve months while “contactless mobile payments” (the NFC-based…

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What Happens To Loyalty Programs In A Mobile Wallet?

December 15, 2014 - eCommerce, Mobile

Whether with ApplePay or someone else, the mobile wallet and the idea of paying for things without reaching for a credit card are clearly here to stay. So, the next question is, what about everything else I’m currently carrying around with me? Specifically, what about…

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