Meet your fellow Farmers, Alex Bates & Michael Zung. Together, they are Bloomist—an online retailer aiming to reinvent online retail. I sat down with them (in their email livingroom) to ask a few questions about Bloomist.
To rank the most innovative startups in NYC we wanted to look into several factors. We want startups that have been created within the last seven years and they doing something different and ground-breaking in their industry. They have their headquarters in NYC, are growing fast, and the founding team has created an environment where employees are excited to go to work.
Matt created Space Agent after he saw a need in the vacation rental market. Marketing a vacation rental home is one of the most time-consuming tasks for vacation rental managers with dozens of properties in many destinations. Space Agent is a new ‘push button’ tool to help both vacation rental managers, as well as homeowners with little to no online advertising experience, run targeted promotions.
What the High Growth Small Business Job Creation Act of 2013 does is it provides tax credits to investors even if they do not live in South Carolina. This makes South Carolina not only an enticing option to launch your startup because of the cost of living but it also provides a large incentive for investors outside of South Carolina to invest in your early stage company.