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Founders Series: The WedPics Growth Story

When WedPics co-founder and CEO Justin Miller sat down with ExitEvent in September, he could only hint at the company’s future scaling, fundraising, hiring and money-making plans. This week, the Raleigh startup announced its largest round to date of $4.25 million including high profile investor Adam Draper and Chicago’s OCA Ventures. Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran plans to join the round later, according to today’s story by WRAL TechWire. WedPics released the news in a TechCrunch article yesterday. But you can hear the background to the company and insight into the brains of Miller and co-founder Idan Koren in the video interview below. And for...

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WedPics and SimpleRegistry: A Triangle Startup Marriage

They have a mutual goal of transforming the wedding industry using technology, but completely different ways of going about it. And that’s why a new partnership between Raleigh-based WedPics and Durham’s SimpleRegistry makes so much sense. The two companies have generated a lot of traction in the two years since each launched their platforms for brides and grooms. About 150,000 couples around the world have used WedPics’s free app for crowdsourcing wedding and wedding-related event photos from guests. The startup is hoping to grow its 8 percent U.S. market share this year, and is exploring international expansion. It also...

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