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SMB Roundup: Solutions to help SMBs thrive

In today's round-up, a scholarship program to help small business owners thrive and a solution to better manage businesses move into the cloud.

by Kristina Knight

First, Revel Systems is offering up two $10,000 scholarships for entrepreneurs as part of their Revel Scholars Program. Through the program entrepreneurs receive mentorship and guidance along their path to opening a business. This year one of the scholarships will be open only to female applicants; the winner will have Revel CEO and co-found Lisa Falzone as their mentor.

The other scholarship will be open to both male and female applicants; the winner will be mentored by Revel CTO and co-found Chris Ciabarra.

"Revel Systems creates a product for entrepreneurs from entrepreneurs. Our product makes it easier for people to start businesses and grow them. It is the American Dream in a Box. The Revel Scholars program is in line with our mission and is an ideal opportunity for us to give back and help others achieve phenomenal success," said Lisa Falzone, CEO and co-founder of Revel Systems.

Scholarship applications are due July 1, 2105 and can be found here.

Meanwhile SoftWatch Technology is opening their platform to small and medium sized businesses; to date the technology has only been available to enterprises. Their platform give marketers the ability to dive deep into how they are using desktop based applications and cloud storage.

"We are very pleased to introduce our analytics solution to the SMB market segment and make it easy for them to purchase and start using our software right from our website," said Uri Arad, co-CEO of SoftWatch. "Our SoftWatch Benchmark now has 400,000 users and it is consistently showing that companies are overspending on MS licenses and can save substantially by transitioning to cloud-based alternatives. We believe that our solutions can help smaller companies to better manage their software assets and optimize their IT spending."

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Tags: Revel Systems, small business tools, SMB tools, SMB trends, SoftWatch Technologies

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