SOURCE: High Start Group

High Start Group

April 01, 2010 15:06 ET

Skype Mobile and Constant Contact Executives Join to Launch High Start Group

High Start Group Accelerates Innovation for Technology Companies

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - April 1, 2010) -  Nitzan Shaer, former head of the Skype Mobile Product Group, and Janet Muto, former chief marketing officer of Constant Contact, today announced the formation of High Start Group (http://www.highstartgroup.com), a services firm specializing in accelerating the market success of innovative products for technology companies. The firm has worked with select clients over the past nine months and is now offering its services on a broad basis.

High Start Group's customer-focused approach ensures that companies rapidly conceive, validate, and launch products that meet their customers' needs. High Start Group serves firms developing mobile, consumer Internet, and small and medium-sized business (SMB) products.

"High Start Group fills a critical gap for innovative companies by providing ready expertise to drive products from concept to commercialization," said Nitzan Shaer, founding partner. "We have developed a track record of delivering bottom-line success across a spectrum of products and services. By pinpointing the right solutions for the right customers we ensure a greater fit to market and drive a dramatically greater success rate."

High Start Group's team of experts includes entrepreneurs and professionals who have brought successful products to market at some of the world's leading technology firms, including Skype, Microsoft, Constant Contact, Digitas, American Express, Hewlett-Packard, Dow Jones, AOL Time Warner, Intuit, Gomez, and Oracle.

"High Start Group's vision is to become the partner of choice for companies that seek to successfully introduce innovative products to passionate customers," said Janet Muto, founding partner. "We have received overwhelmingly positive feedback from over 15 clients, from venture-backed startups to Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T, Vlingo, Insight Direct, envIO Networks and Where.com."

For additional information on the company, please visit http://www.highstartgroup.com.

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