Posts tagged: Eco-mail

Volly Co-founder Joins Competitive Startup Eco-mail

Matt Swain
 Aug 21, 2013

In December of 2010, John Schloff briefed me on a new service called Volly that Pitney Bowes was working on. He later left the company, and now after nearly a year and a half on the sidelines of the digital mailbox services market, Schloff has joined new entrant Eco-mail as Managing Director of Marketing. Unlike Digital Postal Mail, doxo, Manilla and Volly, Eco-mail has no intention to create its own consumer destination. Its goal is to act as an open architecture exchange that connects producers of mail (e.g., banks, insurance providers, telcos, utilities) to their customers through any company (e.g., bank, telco, email provider, eCommerce provider) that wants to be a distributor.

Eco-mail at the Intersection of Producers, Distributors, and Consumers

I caught up with Schloff ahead of the announcement to get his perspective on coming back into the market. Here is what he had to say:

“I learned a lot during the early days of Volly, and have been watching the market intently since. It’s clear to me that four things have to happen to open this market up. First, Read more »

Zumbox CEO Steps Aside as the Company Enters its Execution Phase

Matt Swain
 Aug 2, 2013

Zumbox CEO John Payne has stepped aside and is taking some time off as the company enters its execution phase. Recently-named Zumbox President, Gordon Adams, has taken over leadership and had this to say about John’s decision:

“John Payne has been an incredible visionary and played a key role in driving the digital mail industry forward. The Zumbox team is thankful for his many contributions and the market momentum we are now enjoying as a result. I am excited about opportunity to lead Zumbox and with our executive leadership team we are poised to drive the business into the next phase of our lifecycle and executing on our strategy.”

The next phase includes Read more »

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