Posts tagged “E-commerce”

Updated September 12

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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.

Updated August 29

Premium Lock CED Tech Venture profile: Stealz, 'revolutionizing' business-customer engagement with IBM Watson's help

A new partnership with IBM Watson is bringing supercomputing analytics capabilities to Raleigh startup Stealz' capabilities for delivering real-time customer feedback to its more than 1,000 paying clients. Stealz will be telling its story about revolutionizing business-to-customer relationships at CED's Tech Venture conference.

Updated August 19

Premium Lock Generation app gap: Millennials' tech embrace dwarfs boomers, Xers

Baby boomers and Generation Xers don't even come close to the collective embrace of technology by millennials, a new survey shows. While the older folks aren't exactly Luddites, millennials are more ready for a brave new world of apps, streaming, and the shared economy.

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Updated August 17

Premium Lock Calendar highlights: Innovate Raleigh 'greater good' summit; Robbie Allen at Startup Grind; Wilmington startups

Social networking Upcoming regional tech calendar highlights include: Innovate Raleigh's annual conference this year focuses on "placemaking, sustainability and transportation," and Automated Insights CEO Robbie Allen appears at Startup Grind. Plus, NEW in Wilmington is hosting a military-focused startup event.

Updated August 15

Premium Lock CED Tech Venture profile: Fintech startup Divvy Investments

Cary fintech startup Divvy Investments to make its case to investors at 2016 CED Tech Venture Conference. Here's a profile of the Nick Bradfield-led startup, the first to be published as part of a partnership between the Council for Entrepreneurial Development and WRAL TechWire.

August 15

Premium Lock Biomarker tech firm Lucerno Dynamics raises $3.5M

Lucerno Dynamics, a Morrisville startup, is developing a very successful track record when it comes to financing: An NC IDEA grant winner, support from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, and now outside capital.

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Updated August 10

Premium Lock Uber now offering 'scheduled rides' in Triangle

Instead of yelling "Taxi! Taxi!" or sending a text for a ride on demand, Uber is now offering customers a pre-scheduled booking service in the Triangle.

August 9

Premium Lock Spoonflower gearing up for launch of Roostery for home decor

In a blog post, Spoonflower's own "skunkworks" team talks about the Durham startup's venture into do-it-yourself design home decor through the Roostery.

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Updated August 9

Premium Lock Wal-Mart buying online newcomer + Graphical view: Wal-Mart vs. Amazon

​Wal-Mart has agreed to buy fast-growing online retail newcomer, which had launched with a splash a year ago when it announced its intention to challenge online leader Amazon. Plus: Take a graphical view of the financial battle between Wal-Mart and Amazon. And: Meet's CEO.

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