Posts tagged “SciQuest”

Updated November 11

NCTA Tech Awards go to Red Hat, Cisco, Stealz

NCTA The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) hosted the NC Tech Awards on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Raleigh Convention Center, recognizing organizations and individuals that have demonstrated excellence in technology and business.Winners included Red Hat, AvidXchange, Stealz, Cisco, SciQuest and other top regional tech firms.

September 30

Premium Lock Seven of top nine senior execs are out at SciQuest, including CEO

Stephen Wiehe  Stephen Wiehe, CEO of SciQuest, had plenty of company when he departed the eprocurement services company's new owners. In all, seven of nine members in the Morrisville company's leadership team are gone.

Updated September 30

Premium Lock 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 Long-time leader Stephen Wiehe has left the firm and has been replaced by business veteran Robert Bonavito.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 July 29

Premium Lock Waste Zero bags new equity

WasteZero, a trash-metering company based in Raleigh, has raised $1.5 million of a $2.8 million equity offering, according to a regulatory filing. The company chair says it could cut municipal trash in half.

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July 29

Premium Lock FilterEasy nabs $4.2M in equity round

Raleigh-based FilterEasy, a startup founded by two North Carolina State University students has raised an equity round of more than $4.2 million, according to a regulatory filing. The company sells an online A/C filter subscription service that helps users replace filters on time.

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Updated July 29

Premium Lock SciQuest goes private - again - as acquisition closes

SciQuest Accel-KKR, a tech focused private equity firm, has completed its acquisition of Morrisville-based SciQuest Inc. for about $509 million. SciQuest's stock has ceased trading on Nasdaq.

Updated July 1

Premium Lock SciQuest pitches shareholders to approve $500M buyout bid

SciQuest Having failed to find a better offer, SciQuest is urging its shareholders to approve a deal with one of its current investors to take the company private.

Updated June 1

Premium Lock Why sell SciQuest? Going private - again - appeals to CEO

Stephen Wiehe, who took SciQuest private and pivoted the firm then took it public, is now taking it private again. Why? WRAL TechWire talks with Wiehe, one of the Triangle's longest-serving CEOs, about the deal.

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April 29

Premium Lock CEO: 'Hunter and farmer' approach paying off for SciQuest

eProcurement services firm SciQuest beat the Street in earnings and revenues for the first quarter - and expects a bullish year. Among the reasons: A "hunter and farmer" sales approach implemented for its sales force, CEO Stephen Wiehe tells Wall Street analysts.

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November 24, 2015

Premium Lock SciQuest celebrates 20th anniversary with new brand

SciQuest  SciQuest turned 20 this week. To celebrate, the company released a new brand and new website. The company also celebrated their 5th anniversary as a public company, ringing the opening bell at NASDAQ.

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Updated October 6, 2015

Premium Lock Two dozen employers featured at Come Tech Out Job Fair

Two dozen employers coming to job fair The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA), along with community partners, Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) and Work in the Triangle, will host the next COME TECH OUT the Triangle Job Fair on October 8, 2015 from 8:30 am - 1:00pm at NC State's McKimmon Conference & Training Center in Raleigh. Two dozen employers have thousands of positions open. The Job Fair is free to attend for job seekers.

September 23, 2015

Premium Lock SciQuest opens supplier network to all vendors

SciQuest SciQuest, which sells cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management, has opened the SciQuest Supplier Network to include all vendors and has significantly streamlined the registration process, making it much easier for new suppliers to join

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Updated July 31, 2015

Premium Lock 14M PCs run Windows 10; SciQuest profitable; Quintiles investors selling $500M in shares; Google's 'no' to right-to-be-forgotten; LinkedIn tumbles

Bulldog Bulletin In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: Microsoft says 14 million computers are running Windows 10; SciQuest turns a profit; Quintiles investors are selling $500 million in shares; Google says "no" to right-to-be-forgotten in France; and LinkedIn shares tumble despite good quarterly results.

May 1, 2015

Premium Lock Inside SciQuest: On the hunt for more acquisitions, but ...

Stephen Wiehe SciQuest Chair and CEO Stephen Wiehe tells Wall Street analysts that the e-procurement and related services company is on the prowl for acquisitions. But what are the opportunities? Are there good buys? Plus: SciQuest hires its first chief marketing officer.

July 31, 2014

Premium Lock Inside SciQuest earnings: 'Elephant hunting' triggers 'lumpy' results

In a conference call to discuss second-quarter earnings, SciQuest CEO Stephen Wiehe is asked about the "volatility" in its results and what he is telling investors. Wiehe says "elephant hunting" big deals is a major reason earnings are "lumpy," but says more products may smooth out future results.

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Updated March 28, 2014

Premium Lock SciQuest shares dip then rally after pricing of 3M share offering

SciQuest 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.

March 25, 2014

Premium Lock SciQuest looking to raise $90M in stock offering

SciQuest 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.

February 25, 2014

Premium Lock SciQuest lands RTI; BioCryst flu treatment advances; DARA drug wins orphan status; OIN adds new member

Bulldog 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.

February 6, 2014

Premium Lock New customers, stronger sales boost SciQuest's 4Q results

SciQuest The Cary company, whose software automates spending and purchasing functions for companies, narrowed its net loss to $1.2 million compared to a $2.4 million net loss in the prior year period. The company said the results were expected and were related to costs associated with acquisitions and stock-based compensation.

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