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ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman accompanies the Triangle delegation to the Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day, which Durham-based Windsor Circle wins. She reports from the scene in this latest post as part of the news partnership between WRALTechWire and ExitEvent.
The "help wanted" sign remains on at the headquarters of high-tech services firm I-Cubed on N.C. State's Centennial Campus. They have 20 jobs open right now and expect to add more. Just this week, the privately held company bought an analytics group in Chicago. CEO Donald Thompson Jr. talks about what's driving his company's success.
SciQuest shares dropped some 5 percent Thursday after the company set a price of $26.75 per share in an offering of some 3 million. SciQuest dropped $1.25 from Wednesday's close of $26.98 before rallying. On Friday, SciQuest traded at $30.41.
Automated Insights' Robbie Allen and Windsor Circle's Matt Williamson - complete with green pants for money, not The Masters - are heading to the first Google Demo Day determined to put on a show and to land investors.
The IRS issued a series of 16 questions and answers Tuesday to clarify the tax treatment of virtual currencies like bitcoin. In general, the IRS says it will apply the same rules that govern other barter transactions.
SciQuest is rolling out a 3 million share offering today and says it will use the proceeds as working capital plus "general corporate purposes." Underwriters have the option to purchase another 450,000 shares.
Global mobile ad spending increased 105 percent last year to hit $17.96 billion, according to new eMarketer estimates. Spending on mobile ads worldwide will rise another 75.1 percent in 2014, thanks largely to Facebook and Google.
The hike will apply to users when they renew their membership. Users who renew membership before April 17 will pay $79 for the year. After April 17 the price will change to $99. New customers that start a free trial between now and March 20 will lock in the $79 rate for the first year.
Ecommerce services provider ChannelAdvisor recently expanded its efforts into sales-rich China and on Tuesday disclosed a deal with the Chinese Internet giant Alibaba designed to further expand sales. Also, the Morrisville-based firm rolled out a new tool that it sales will help clients better manage sales campaigns across multiple ecommerce platforms.
News from ExitEvent: Laura Baverman, editor of Exit Event, reports on the partnership between two startups has turned into a marriage beneficial to both. This is the latest story in the WRALTechWire-ExitEvent partnership focused on bringing Triangle entrepreneurial news to a wider audience.
The Triangle American Marketing Association recently put on its first major event, the High Five Conference, which focused on the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in marketing. Gene Pinderin, writing for the Triangle AMA, offers a recap.
With more than 30,000 attendees gathering today for the four-day forum in Austin, speakers and panels will reconsider their role in protecting shared data after years of encouraging customers to put more of their life on the Web.
A 64-year-old physicist, identified by Newsweek magazine as Bitcoin's creator, was chased by reporters through Los Angeles and denied any role in the digital currency, saying he first heard of it three weeks ago.
"If the founders of Daylight Books can pull off their latest feat in art industry innovation, then they'll help dozens of emerging contemporary artists and photographers around the world add new fans and revenue streams for their work," reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.
Automated Insights and Windsor Circle prevail in a 50-team Triangle shootout to win the right to present to potential investors at a Google for Entrepreneurs event in Silicon Valley on April 2.
Mt. Gox, a Tokyo-based which collapsed after losing 750,000 Bitcoins belonging to clients on its exchange, says theft through hacking caused its losses. "We will make all efforts to ensure that crimes are punished and damages recovered," the CEO says.
How do you succeed as an entrepreneur? "Persistence is everything," says Joe Colopy of Bronto Software. As part of WRALTechWire's Insider Interview series, we are asking Triangle entrepreneurs about who they are, what they do, and what advice they can offer to those thinking about or have already launched their own businesses. Our Insider members can access the full story plus a video interview about Bronto's first footsteps.