For every tech-based startup company, there dream has always been to wake up one morning and receive a phone call informing them that they will be teaming up with one of the biggest tech company in coming up with a new line of product or even services.
That said, startups which are based in San Francisco got a huge lift on Monday morning after an Apple executive motioned in its earnings that it is currently working with them so as to push innovation forward.
Although most of the startups had been given a heads up by Apple that they will be mentioning them during their earnings report given the weight that is usually associated When Apple briefly mentions a company by its name.
“The vast majority of the app opportunities that have been identified as part of the Apple and IBM partnership are specifically for iPad," said Luca Maestri who is Apples Chief Financial Officer.
A transcript that was issued out by SeekingAlpha states that, "In addition to IBM, we are working with more than two dozen other leading business software and solution providers including Box, Docusign, Microstrategy, Revel and ServiceMax to bring a broad range of innovative mobile solutions to more customers on iPad."
One of the companies that Apple is currently working with is San Francisco-based firm Revel which focuses on sale systems based on the iPad and while speaking about the opportunity of working together with Apple, Lisa Falzone, Revel’s co-founder and CEO, said that, "It's pretty huge to be working with Apple."
"It's going to draw more inbound calls (from potential customers) and increase sales to larger enterprises," she said with regards to the benefits that come with working with Apple.