Posts tagged “E-commerce”
It's Black Friday, and the odds are higher than ever that you will be using your charge cards to make purchases on mobile devices. No prediction. Fact. So says Scot Wingo, founder and executive chair of Morrisville-based ecommerce firm ChannelAdvisor.
"This is like an 'emperor has no clothes' situation," says Eric Jackson, a Yahoo shareholder and managing director of the New York hedge fund Ader Investment Management. "The company and the shareholders would be better served with her [Marissa Mayer] leaving."
This year ecommerce holiday sales are expected to jump to record levels. While connectivity is opening doors for buyers and businesses and all this growth has it perks, it comes with consequences--the cyber hacking kind. How can retailers avoid problems? Here are some tips.
The Security and Exchange Commission approved new rules for the JOBS Act, which will enable entrepreneurs to raise money through offering equity on crowdfunding platforms.
Netsertive, a digital marketing intelligence company that enables brands and their local channel partners with turnkey, co-op compliant digital marketing capabilities, has raised $15 million in Series C growth financing. River Cities was joined by Netsertive's existing investors in the round.
Durham's Spreedly has nabbed $500,000 in an equity investment, according to a regulatory filing. The company, which developed a technology to secure online payments, has raised a total of $3 million thus far.
FDA stem cell oversight; Instagram video ads; Microsoft data appeal; Lockheed Martin layoffs; National Geographic media-Fox deal
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The FDA mulls private clinic stem cell oversight; Instagram's new 30-second video ads; judges are cool to Microsoft data appeal; Lockheed Martin plans layoffs; and National Geographic media goes to Fox.
Backed by Lowe's, New York's Great Oaks Venture, and Triangle backers IDEA Fund as well as Cofounder's Capital, Raleigh home services startup Pack Purchase is re-launching with a new name: Canopy.
Zift Solutions, a RTP-based startup focusing on channel marketing automation software, disclosed an acquisition last week and on Wednesday added more growth news: $14 million in new financing.
UNC wants NSF 'Big Data Hub;' virtual reality device is $15K; Yahoo's $23B snag; Mylan's $27B offer for Perrigo; Netflix expanding
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: UNC's RENCI computing and data center wants a NSF "Big Data Hub;" virtual reality filming device to sell for $15,000; Yahoo's $23 billion Alibaba deal faces big tax hurdle; Mylan bids for Perrigo; and Netflix plans Asia expansion.
The Triangle continues to produce e-commerce and email service, marketing and advertising related powerhouses, from ChannelAdvisor to Bronto, Windsor Circle to Netsertive and more. But a new player is growing rapidly in the business of enabling B2B sales through channel marketing: Zift Solutions. WTW talks with its CEO, industry veteran Ken Romley.
Disney movies to Amazon, xBox; Facebook Messenger No. 2 app; Amazon $50 tablet; Uber raises $1.2B; Samsung layoffs
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Disney offers wider access to its movies online; Facebook's Messenger is now the No. 2 app - behind Facebook; Amazon launching $50 tablet; Uber raises $1.2 billion in China; and Samsung is cutting jobs.
BlackBerry buying Good Tech; Toyota's $50M for car research at MIT, Stanford; Amazon adds more Dash buttons
In the latest Bulldog wrapup of technology news: BlackBerry is paying $425 million for Good Tech; Toyota is investing $50 million in advanced car research at MIT and Stanford; and Amazon adds more Dash buttons.
Zift Solutions, a provider of channel marketing automation solutions, keeps growing through acquisitions. The RTP-based firm has acquired SharedVue, which had been part of The Channel Company. It's Zift's second buy of a competitor within the past year.
Medfusion is still wrestling with Allscripts in a lawsuit matching the Cary-based David against the Chicago-based health Goliath. But that dispute isn't keeping Medfusion from growing, says founder Steve Malik. The electronic medical records firm closed last week on $3 million in venture capital, is growing quickly, adding products, hiring more people, Malik tells WTW.