Pingup’s VP of Business Development on Benjamin’s Desk

Katie Cohen from Benjamin’s Desk draws attention to Pingup’s Ron Braunfeld and his veteran entrepreneurship skills and knowledge in business development. The article highlights his role in Pingup and his prior contributions to companies like SnipSnap, and WHERE. “For nearly 20 years, Ron Braunfeld has been elbow deep in the world of the Internet and

Pingup in The Boston Globe: E-booking for services is overdue

Globe correspondent Scott Kirsner spoke with Pingup CEO Mark Slater last week about Pingup’s role in online scheduling and the challenges scheduling software companies face in trying to sell their services to small and mid-sized businesses. Here are some of the article highlights: Another Boston company, Pingup, hopes to play a slightly different role in

Will services finally move into the Internet age?

Talk about your premature predictions. Fifteen years ago, I wrote a column for a now-defunct business magazine asserting that we were on the verge of the “e-scheduling” revolution. Now that everyone had become comfortable buying airplane tickets and books over the Internet, it was obvious that we’d start using to it schedule all kinds of services, from auto repair to carpet cleaning to seaweed body-wraps at the spa.