Welcome to episode #107 of This Week in Location Based Marketing. On today’s show: The carriers strike back, Broadcastr spins to Spun + acquisition news from Urban Airship, fundings by Clearstory and Poshmark and special guest Spun co-founder Scott Lindenbaum

Episode 107

Recorded: December 7, 2012
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan

 


Show highlights:

1. AT&T rolls out Alerts across the United States (7:15)
2. Turkcell and the Football Federation offer mobile ticketing for matches (12:05)
3. CVS partners with Plasticjungle for their mobile gift card exchange (16:10)
4. Capsuling.me tries to raise funding to launch through Berlin Crowd (21:30)
5. Broadcastr pivots to launch Spun (27:30)

Featured Guest
Scott Lindenbaum, co-founder of Broadcastr and Spun. (32:50)

Funding / M&A News
1. Urban Airship acquired Tello (40:45)
2. Clearstory raises $9 million to bring your data together (46:20)
3. Poshmark closes $12 million to sell the contents of your closet (50:40)

Resource of the Week
Motorola Omnichannel Whitepaper (56:30)

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About The Author

I'm Rob, the founder of UNTETHER.tv and I've spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I've helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to schedule a 30-minute chat.