"Radius has spent the past two and a half years crawling the Web to amass half a billion pieces of data on every small business in the United States."
"We believe the next generation of entrepreneurs will flock to cities not because of growing job rates and income levels, but because of community engagement and access to resources."
"Using a software-as-a-service subscription model for its customers and its ability to gather new types of information on businesses...Radius quickly gained customers including American Express..."
source: wall street journal
"Radius monitors and collects information from more than 15 million small businesses in the U.S. and measure the activity of those businesses on major social networking sites..."
"There are 10 million people who sell to small businesses in the U.S. and even if [Radius] grabs a small slice of that market...it's a billion dollar opportunity."
"There's no doubt that mining the massive amount of data that is now on the web from local businesses is a great idea. As more businesses flock to the web, this data is only going to become more plentiful."
"Since 2010 Radius has amassed an unmatched collection of integrated data documenting the existence and activities of 22 million small and medium-sized U.S. businesses."
source: yahoo small business advisor
"So Radius is basically like a better or more comprehensive Dun & Bradstreet..."
"In less than five months [as a Radius customer], he said, his sales have increased by 28 percent."
source: the new york times
"Enterprise software is now competing with other cloud services, not the antiquated on-premise alternative as before. This transition and change means enterprise startups can get users more cheaply and more quickly with better products and built-in network effects."
"Shirazi is definitely thinking big with Radius, stating that he aims to build a sales intelligence platform for the SMB segment on par with Dun & Bradstreet's information services for the enterprise market."
source: entrepreneur magazine
"Scott Thompson, the CEO of ShopRunner and onetime CEO of Yahoo, has joined the board of directors of Radius, a startup that helps salespeople build targeted lists of prospective small-business customers."
source: all things digital
"Using Radius, sales and marketing teams targeting small businesses can apply specific filters to pull up lists of businesses that fit their criteria."