Category Archives: Coverage

Who’s Who in BtoB Magazine? NetProspex CEO Gary Halliwell, that’s who!

By | July 18, 2012

Congratulation to NetProspex CEO, Gary Halliwell for his recognition in BtoB Magazine’s “Who’s Who in Direct Mail” 2012. “This year, Halliwell spearheaded a $7 million capital financing deal to extend the company’s database compilation capabilities, crowd-sourcing of sales leads and channel partner integration. The Software & Information Industry Association named NetProspex a double CODiE award winner as best lead-generation service and top solution for integrating content into work flow.” Read the… Read More »

Which Boston Internet and digital media companies added the most jobs in Q2?

By | July 17, 2012

By Scott Kirsner, Globe Columnist The executive recruiting firm Cook Associates has started to produce an interesting quarterly report on hiring at Boston-based Internet and digital media companies. And Cook Associates managing director John Barrett was nice enough to walk me through it this morning.Barrett uses LinkedIn to examine 137 Internet and digital media companies that have 10 or more employees in Boston, and see whether they are adding jobs, cutting jobs, or staying… Read More »

Why “list” is no longer a 4-letter word

By | July 17, 2012

Gary Halliwell, July 17, 2012 Marketing lists have a bad reputation. For B2B organizations, acquiring information about potential customers has historically meant buying or renting lists from publishers and professional directories. Poor data quality, lack of coverage, and few segmentation options were some of the limitations of an industry that owes much of its thinking and behavior to the byzantine, non-digital world of direct mail, rather than the needs of marketers… Read More »

Nantucket Conference 2012: Audio, pics and tweets

By | June 13, 2012

Posted by Scott Kirsner June 13, 2012 04:02 PM Just sharing some audio, tweets, and photos from last week’s Nantucket Conference on Entrepreneurship & Innovation. About 150 entrepreneurs, investors, and tech industry execs descended on the island to scarf down lobsters and hear from speakers like Ben Fischman of Rue La La, Noam Wasserman of Harvard Business School, and Maria Cirino of .406 Ventures. This was the 13th year for the event,… Read More »

NetProspex receives $7m in Series B funding

By | June 6, 2012

By Chris Reidy, Globe Staff NetProspex, a Waltham-based provider of business contact data services, announced Wednesday it has received $7 million in Series B funding. The deal was led by information technology investment firm Edison Ventures, which has invested $8.8 million in the company over the course of two rounds, NetProspex said in a press release. Previous investors also participated in this round. The funding will be used to support “aggressive… Read More »

NetProspex Named a Best Place to Work in Boston

By | May 8, 2012

WALTHAM, MA–(Marketwire -05/08/12)- NetProspex, the leading provider of verified, crowd-sourced business contact data services, has been named one of the best places to work in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal in its tenth annual regional awards program. The honor recognizes NetProspex’s achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of employee satisfaction, working conditions and company culture. “We are proud to be recognized… Read More »

Need sales leads? NetProspex says its service finds data in the rough

By | December 30, 2011

Boston Business Journal by Kyle Alspach, VC Editor Date: Friday, December 30, 2011, 10:12am EST For most startups, it probably wouldn’t be relevant for its CEO to have a background working as a diamond prospector in Africa. Not so at Waltham’s NetProspex. “We’re looking for diamonds out of dirt,” said company CEO Gary Halliwell. “That’s what we do.” Halliwell is referring to his company’s service for providing contacts to sales and… Read More »

Social Media Savvy Cities: The 17 Most ‘Social’ Cities Ranked By NetProspex

By | September 10, 2011

By Bianca Bosker, Huffington Post, 09/10/10 10:49 AM ET NetProspex, a sales and marketing database company, has released its “Top 50 Social Media Report” analyzing the social media presence and activity of professionals around the U.S. Among other findings, the report ranks the top 50 “most social” cities in the country–the “parts of the US are filled with the most social businesspeople.” What metric was used? The company writes in its… Read More »