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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.
So who is the man running Bronto Software? WRALTechWire publishes today the latest in a new series: In-depth interviews with Triangle entrepreneurs, each of which will include multiple parts. Our package today focuses on Joe Colopy, Bronto's CEO, who lets out a roar or two about his career and Bronto's success. WRALTechWire Insider columnist and entrepreneur Joe Procopio will be having candid conversations over a beer with our profile subjects throughout 2014.
Author and agency founder Joseph Jaffe challenges marketers attending the Triangle American Marketing Association "High Five" conference to be a "zero" when it comes to doing their jobs. But ZERO is an acronym for good qualities, not bad.
Quintiles led the class of Triangle IPOs in the last year at nearly $1 billion in value, but ChannelAdvisor's stock is showing remarkable strength. So is Aerie Pharmaceuticals. With Scynexis filing to go public Thursday, WRALTechWire updates what has happened on the stock "exit route" for regional firms and how their stocks have fared since.
Ben Weinberger recently sold Durham-based Digitalsmiths for $135 million, and venture capitalist Wright Steenrod wasn't surprised. The partner at Chrysalis Ventures says he knew he had a winner when making due diligence calls about Weinberger before investing. "Nobody ever had a bad word to say about him - nobody," Steenrod says. And in the cable TV industry, he points out, "nobody likes nobody." Read on, WRALTechWire Insiders.
SciQuest lands RTI; BioCryst flu treatment advances; DARA drug wins orphan status; OIN adds new member
In regional technology and life science news: SciQuest has landed RTI International as a customer. BioCryst's influenza treatment advances; Open Invention Network adds VIA Technologies; and a drug from DARA BioSciences receives orphan drug status.
Royalty Exchange says the addition of IP and patent royalties to the listings of music and entertainment assets is part of the company's long-term objective of offering a wide range of royalty revenue streams, including film, TV, books, solar energy, oil and gas, and pharmaceuticals.
Startup Photofy offers users a way to personalize and photos with words, designs and text. "It's Photoshop meets Shutterstock with professional content," says the president of the Raleigh-based firm. WRALTechWire reports the details for our Insiders in this exclusive interview.
Raleigh mobile app startup Yillio, which made a splash with its Super Bowl launch last month, announced today its second major event partnership, this time targeting the 400,000 visitors expected to visit Pinehurst and Southern Pines for the PGA Tour's U.S. Open Championship in June.
Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler said in a blog post that hackers accessed usernames, email addresses, phone numbers and passwords. The passwords are encrypted, but the company said it's possible for a hacker to guess a weak or obvious password. It recommended that users change their passwords.
In a conference call to discuss Cisco's latest earnings report, Chairman and CEO John Chambers took the opportunity to deliver one of his sermons about what he envisions the "Internet of Everything." He sees the IoE as a multi-trillion dollar opportunity, once which he says can make Cisco "the number one IT company."