Posts tagged “E-commerce”

Updated 1:04 p.m. yesterday

Long-time CEO Stephen Wiehe exits SciQuest; new exec takes over

Eprocurement services firm SciQuest, which was acquired for some $500 million earlier this year, has a new CEO. Long-time leader Stephen Wiehe has left the firm and has been replaced by business veteran Robert Bonavito.

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Updated 6:57 a.m. Monday

WRAL mobile health event focus: Growing importance of mData to your health

Future of Mobile Health event Axial Exchange CEO Joanne Rohde is delivering the keynote at WRAL TechWire's Executive Exchange event on Tuesday about mobile health - and she's going to be providing a load of statistics that point to the increasing importance of mHealth to consumers as well as businesses and healthcare providers. In fact, several RTP mHealth leaders also are part of the program. You don't want to miss this event.

Updated September 24

CED Tech Venture profile: Vital Plan, helping consumers become proactive about health

The father-and-daughter founded Vital Plan is a Raleigh startup focusing on the global nutraceutical market that is forecast to top $100 billion in 2017. Through its ecommerce platform, Vital Plan strives to help consumers become more proactive about their health, the inspiration coming from it's founder's own struggles with Lyme disease.

September 21

Premium Lock Natural health, wellness startup Vital Plan raises $800,000

The father-and-daughter founded Vital Plan, a Raleigh startup focusing on the global nutraceutical market that is forecast to top $100 billion in 2017. has raised $800,000 in financing.

Updated September 19

Premium Lock Inside Oracle's world: As annual conference begins, a look at tech giant's strategic position

Oracle Analysis: Oracle World, its annual conference, is underway with the tech giant's recent moves into cloud and the acquisition of NetSuite boosting prospects for growth while software licensing declines, says Technology Business Research analyst Meaghan McGrath.

September 14

Premium Lock Charlotte startup Payzer raises $4M in venture funding

Charlotte-based Payzer, ( which sells a mobile payment platform to businesses and individuals, has closed a $4 million B round of financing.

Updated September 14

Premium Lock IBM exec: Blockchain could change biz just like Internet did (+ video)

Ready for another Internet revolution? Blockchain, the cryptocurrency technology made famous by bitcoin, could transform business just as the net did, says the IBM executive heading Big Blue's efforts. The RTP-based executive talked Blockchain at the CED Tech Venture Conference on Tuesday. (Plus: Watch a video primer.)

Updated September 12

CED Tech Venture profile (No. 50): Envested, a social platform for giving back

Envested aims to help people find a "better way" to give locally by helping match them with causes and tracking what their giving helps create. The Durham-based startup is among the presenting companies at CED Tech Venture.

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Updated September 12

Premium Lock Report: Bitcoin, cryptocurrency remain hot investments, but ...

Bitcoins      Startups and emerging companies in the bitcoin and other cryptocurrency space remain a very hot investment, according to a new report. But challenges remain even as dedicated exchanges continue to evolve.

September 7

CED Tech Venture profile: aLuxuRe, looking to make consignment process easier

Ever visited a consignment shop? Ever tried to sell something through a consignment shop? Had trouble making the system work? Durham startup aLuxuRe, which will be presenting at CED Tech Venture, says it offers a solution.

September 6

CED Tech Venture profile: Mobile Events, mobilizing digital fundraising

Cary-based Mobile Events wants to help schools and non-profits capitalize on the ability to fund-raise digitally. The startup will be presenting its business case at the CED Tech Venture conference.

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Updated September 6

RTP calendar: Cleantech event highlights climate change

Social networking Tech calendar update: The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster's annual meeting will highlight global cities' efforts to battle climate change. Plus: A roundup of other upcoming events, including the Hopscotch Design Festival.

September 2

Premium Lock Inside Salesforce: Buying spree strengthens its strategic advisory positioning (+ video)

Analysis: Salesforce surpassed $2 billion in quarterly revenue in 2Q16, highlighting the success the company has had in transforming from a CRM vendor to a strategic advisor of digital transformations. The company continues to expand horizontally, evidenced by the acquisition of Demandware, to help customers transform additional business processes while expanding growth opportunities, writes Technology Business Research analyst Kelsey Mason.

Updated September 2

CED Tech Venture profile: Passport, mobile tech focusing on payment, fee collection

Charlotte-based Passport brings its mobile technology for payment and fee collections to CED's Tech Venture conference where potential investors can review offerings that the company says reduces complexity while also providing "intelligent data." The City of Raleigh will test Passport's parking payment tech this fall.

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August 31

Premium Lock Triangle tech calendar: Hopscotch Design Festival kicks off busy fall event menu

Social networking The Hopscotch Design Festival coupled with the Hopscotch Music Festival kick off a busy fall for the Triangle's technology community.

August 29

Premium Lock Emerging channel marketing solutions firm Zift Solutions adds veteran chief strategy officer

Less than a year after raising $14 million, including backing from a Silicon Valley investor, fast-growing Zift Solutions is making another major addition to its management team.

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