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Stephen Danelutti, a social business consultant from SocialWRKS, reviews IGLOO and discovers they do "some pretty impressive things in the social business space."

Last week I had the pleasure of chatting to some of the guys at IGLOO Software, after we connected via Twitter and they hosted a webinar for me to take a closer look at their company, products, customers, etc. I'm going to be doing much more of this type of review in the future, since this has always been a prime objective of socialWRKS as the name might suggest. Take a look as I cover some of the key focus areas of the company and its products (screenshots scattered throughout) and you'll…

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Laurie McCabe, partner at SMB Group, chats with IGLOO where they discuss the ever-growing popularity of cloud computing, the importance of customized free trials, and how they are doing things differently.

Free trials have been a staple of cloud computing from the beginning. Almost every cloud-aka software-as-a-service-vendor offers free trials. Many vendors also give companies a free pass for the first user in perpetuity. For simple solutions-such as online storage or email marketing-free trials often do the trick. People take the solution for a spin, and see if does the job without sinking any money into it.

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Matt Wilson, reporter at Ragan Communications sits down with IGLOO's Marketing Communications Director, Stephen Rahal, where they discuss what workers deem as the "gotta- haves" in an intranet.

Of about 280 respondents in a recent LinkedIn poll, the largest group-more than one-third-said the improvement they'd most like to see to their intranets is greater interactivity and collaboration. The second-largest group-a little more than one-fourth-said they want information on their intranets to be easier to find.

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February 16, 2012 (Kitchener, ON) - IGLOO Software, the leading provider of social business software in the cloud, today announced that it has been named ‘Best New Vendor’ at the eChannelNEWS’ (eCN) Reseller Choice Awards.

Recognition Validates the Vast Potential Resellers See in Cloud Computing, Social Business Software

February 16, 2012 (Kitchener, ON) - - IGLOO Software, the leading provider of social business software in the cloud, today announced that it has been named 'Best New Vendor' at the eChannelNEWS' (eCN) Reseller Choice Awards. With over 800 Canadian IT resellers casting votes, IGLOO was recognized for its SaaS-based collaboration suite that powers the modern intranet or extranet.  

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Joseph Walker, editor of the Wall Street Journal Digital Network's careers site, profiles IGLOO Software in his Startup Gigs feature where he discusses hiring information from the hottest startups.

Kitchener, Ontario's IGLOO Inc. will hire at least 10 new employees this year after raising $5 million in financing from RBC Venture Partners and the Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund. Founded in 2008, the company currently has 45 employees. IGLOO makes "social business software," which is used by companies to facilitate collaboration between employees and improve productivity. The company caters to small and medium-sized businesses, and departments within large companies. Its clients include…

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IGLOO Software, a leading provider of social business software in the cloud, has announced that it has received $5 million in Series B financing.

IGLOO Software, a leading provider of social business software in the cloud, has announced that it has received $5 million in Series B financing.  RBC Venture Partners led the second round investment, with the Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund (OETF) also participating. "Social networking for business has reached a watershed moment, with most companies either actively using or evaluating social technologies," said David Unsworth, board member and partner with RBC Venture Partners. "As a pure…

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CMS Wire journalist, David Roe, reviews IGLOO's latest round of funding where he feels "it's a safe bet that there’ll be a lot more noise from them in the coming year".

Since it was founded in 2008 in Ontario, Igloo has grown steadily in North America and the EMEA. Its growth has been aided by the confluence of cloud computing, social media, and mobile technologies. And this year, it's set to grow again and has raised C$ 5 million to push growth.

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