Startup Helps Local Restaurants Find Ideal Locations

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Austin startup IdealSpot has set out to make restaurant and retail site selection a scientific process.  Co-founders Bryan Eisenberg and Mark Smookler launched IdealSpot to compile demographic data, alongside social and mobile information, presenting operators with detailed ownership information alongside zoning and potential development options. 

Yet what really sets the startup apart from their competitors is the amount of data IdealSpot has collected on consumer habits.  Combined with local market data, these two pieces of information are perhaps the most crucial for an operator to consider in selecting a location. Read More