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Quora Raises $80 Million in Venture Capital


The question-and-answer website Quora has raised $80 million in a new venture capital round as it looks to increase growth and protect its independence. Tiger Global Management and four current Quora investors –Benchmark. Matrix Partners North Bridge Venture … Read More

Part 2 of Marketing Tips for Consultants Webinar Series — “B2M, Growth and Visibility for Niche Consultancies”

Kahshanna Evans

Please join us for the second webinar in this series, presented by Kahshanna Evans, Director of Public Relations for Kissing Lions Public Relations.  "B2M, Growth and Visibility for Niche Consultancies".  Thursday, April 17th @11:00am (EDT) -- Register Here … Read More

What it means to be an Expert – Infographic


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Inquiry Roundup- Navigation and GPS


Navigation SystemImport of GPS tracker into India .so licence requirement form WPC...moreGPS Systems I need to speak with someone who has extensive experience in micro/nano GPS technology, and who can consult me on a design/business idea … Read More

Chevron Phillips Breaks Ground on New Project


Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. has broken ground on a US Gulf Coast petrochemicals project at the company’s existing Cedar Bayou plant in Bayton, TX. A groundbreaking ceremony held on April 2 marked the start of construction for the project, which according to … Read More

We added a new feature to increase your response limit for free! – April Newsletter


We received several requests by basic users asking for ways to increase the daily response limit.As you probably know by now, Basic users are able to respond to up to one Inquiry per day completely for free, and if you are in the first two basic responses … Read More

First Solar Seeks New Opportunities: Another Look

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A recent Zintro post discussed solar-panel maker First Solar’s plan to seek deals with industrial sites and warehouses to increase sales. First Solar has been looking for new opportunities as U.S. power companies have begun to meet state requirements and no … Read More

Accel Partners Raises Over $1 Billion

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Palo Alto venture capital firm Accel Partners made headlines from earning $6 billion from its early investment in Facebook. The company is back in the news− this time for raising over $1 billion:  $474 million for a new early stage investment fund and $1 … Read More

Featured Expert: Sanchit Kumar


Sanchit Kumar is a technical consultant and software licensing specialist. His experiences as a Microsoft Certified Licensing Sales Specialist and Adobe Certified Volume Licensing Specialist have proven valuable while consulting through the Zintro … Read More

IRS Rules on Bitcoin


According to the Internal Revenue Services’ (IRS) first ruling on the issue, the U.S. government will treat Bitcoin as property for tax purposes. The decision will provide certainty for investors, along with potential income-tax liability. Under the ruling, … Read More

Oxfam Sees Threats to Food Security


Development charity Oxfam recently stated that the world is “woefully unprepared” for threats to food security, which are a result of drought and floods. Oxfam reported that extreme weather patterns, small increases in temperature and changes in rainfall … Read More

Inquiry Roundup- Image Processing


Image Processing I am interested in some help with ortho rectification of images acquired from airborne gimbal. I have the pointing meta data associated with the imagery. I want an efficient implementation using Intel Perfromance Primitives (IPP). Also … Read More

Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna Show Effects of 2010 Gulf Oil Spill


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration backs researcher reports that crude oil from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Spill by BP may be responsible for heart defects and premature death in tuna. According to a study published in the Proceedings of the … Read More

First Solar Seeks New Opportunities


First Solar, the largest solar-panel maker in the U.S., has announced plans to seek deals with industrial sites and warehouses to increase sales. CEO Jim Hughes spoke at an analyst event in New York this week about pursuing smaller projects to increase sales … Read More

Zintro Webinar Series – Marketing Tips for Consultants Session 1


"Switching on the Growth Engine in Your Small Consulting Practice". Presented by Brian Gladstein.  Do you have a suggestion for a webinar topic or presenter? Let us know Would you like to discuss an idea with our Business Development team? Fill … Read More

A Glimpse of the Past with ‘Resurrection Ecology’


Lately, there have been a number of experiments in which scientists have revived various dormant organisms, some of which were discovered to be thousands of years old.  These experiments have allowed researchers to use bacteria, viruses, plants, and animals to … Read More

Featured Expert: Ken Wade


Zintro expert Ken Wade founded and operated two independent vehicle leasing and rental companies with annual revenues of $13 million. That experience, as well as his time serving as staff member in sales and operations for two Fortune 1000 companies, prepared … Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Apparels & Garments


   Apparel Private Label I am an entrepreneur seeking to develop and manufacture a private label children's sock line.View Inquiry  Apparel Manufacturing Manufacturers to make clothing of all types and sizes and have many pictures and … Read More

Featured Expert: Scott Sachs

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Scott Sachs is the president of a customer service consulting company.  He utilizes his experience as a well-respected senior level executive to consult with clients about customer service and contact/call center operations on the Zintro platform.“Zintro … Read More

Rehau Group Banks on Philippine Real Estate Construction Boom


Hoping that the Philippine real estate construction boom will boost sales of polymer products for furniture and appliance makers and construction companies, German polymer products maker RehauGroup has opened a division in the Southeast Asian nation. Vijay … Read More

Zintro presents: Marketing Tips for Consultants – Webinar Series


Zintro presents the free webinar series: "Marketing Tips for Consultants" We invite you to join us in the first webinar of the series Marketing Tips for Consultants hosted by top-tier Zintro experts as a way of paying it forward to our community.Our … Read More

Featured Expert: Dimitris Papadopoulos

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Dimitris Papadopoulos recently joined Zintro as a marketing and advertising consultant with expertise in fashion apparel and sporting goods in Europe.  His specialties are designing marketing plans, branding and positioning, market analysis, and marketing and … Read More

Inquiry Roundup – Travel and Tours


Travel Management I work for a market research firm serving Global 1000 corporations. We are working on a project related to the Travel Aggregators for hotels and airlines contents. We are currently seeking support from leading subject matter … Read More

New Derivatives Contracts from ISDA


According to The Financial Times, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has spent nearly a year on new derivatives contracts to “give failed institutions a temporary stay on investors’ claims on their swaps…Regulators worry that if a … Read More

Featured Expert: Shaun Smith Taylor


Shaun Smith-Taylor has over 10 years of experience as a specialist in the cross border, payment, administration, and compliance sectors. Highly skilled in senior stakeholder management, Smith-Taylor has led large scale integrations focusing on the development … Read More

Hardide Coatings Partners with GE


Hardide Coatings and GE recently announced a Strategic Supply Agreement worth $1.3 million over a two year period. Hardide Coatings, an Oxfordshire-based company that develops. manufactures and applies tungsten carbide-based coatings, will  supply coating to … Read More

Inquiry Roundup: Occupational Safety


Radiation Safety Need to have a trained radiation safety officer (RSO) inspect the old radiation units and determine if a source is still present View inquiryDemolition Safety I need a firm that has a demolition safety practice View inquiryKSA … Read More

How Accurate Are Studies Cited By Wireless Carriers?


Verizon Wireless has touted the results of a new study published by wireless analytics company RootMetrics as proof that they are ahead of the competition. The study, which occurred during the latter half of 2013, showed that when looking at network … Read More

Featured Expert: Daniel Jones


Daniel Jones is a PEO underwriter in Powell, TN. His experience with risk analysis, carrier relations, program development, and business development has prepared him for a successful role as an expert Zintro consultant. Jones has averaged over $1 million in … Read More

A Rheumatoid Arthritis Primer

Leslie Vandever

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a serious, chronic autoimmune disease that affects roughly 1.5 million Americans. While it mainly attacks the joints of the hands, wrists and feet, RA can attack any joint. It also attacks soft tissues and organs. The disease … Read More