Press for Software, Systems and Services

Demandware, Inc., the global leader in on-demand ecommerce, today announced record performance in 2009, fueled by new customer wins, multi-site implementations of its ecommerce platform, global expansion and new product capabilities. Its success in 2009 was capped by recent research by a leading independent analyst firm indicating that 55% of online retailers prefer an on-demand ecommerce solution over in-house, licensed applications, a trend that Demandware knows positions it for accelerated growth in 2010.

On March 10, the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will present a roundtable on pushing the boundaries of established financing models for startups. The roundtable will feature experienced entrepreneurs and investors Dave McClure, investor, Founders Fund and Facebook's fbFund; Simeon Simeonov, founder and CEO, FastIgnite; Hemant Taneja, managing director, General Catalyst; and David Cohen, founder and CEO, TechStars. The event will be sponsored by the law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP.

Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced a new phase of growth and expansion in Europe with major new Spanish customers Tuenti, Grupo Vocento, Sony Music Spain, Conde Nast Digital Spain, Grupo V, GEC, GX Magazine and TQMadrid, as well as strategic partnerships and technology collaborations with 24/7 Real Media, Adobe, Atos Origin, Eyeblaster, Preview Networks Spain and Smartclip.

HubSpot, Inc. and HubSpot's CEO announcedtwo major initiatives today via its Company News Blog. Both aim to transform the marketing services industry by helping services firms (SEO consultants, social media consultants, PR firms, ad agencies, Web designers, etc.) learn about and sell inbound marketing services and by helping bring transparency to the industry for customers who are trying to find qualified, modern service providers. http://www.hubspot.com/blog/bid/5618/Transforming-The-Marketing-Services-Industry