Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Inaugural Triangle Happy Fix Meetup Scheduled for March 16

APEX & CARY, N.C.  -- North Carolina’s happiest startup, Happy Fix® will be hosting the inaugural session of the Triangle Happy Fix Meetup Group Monday, March 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Café Carolina on Weston Boulevard in Cary. The Meetup will feature inspiring speakers and enable attendees to help each other live more positive lives with a focus on physical, mental, spiritual, civic and occupational well-being. The March 16 Triangle Happy Fix Meetup is the first in a regular series of ongoing events where like-minded residents, businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs, community groups and nonprofits, and local government officials can gather to meet one another, listen to motivational presentations, learn helpful “Happy Hacks” to live a more positive lifestyle, and share how to overcome challenges.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Junior League of Raleigh and Belk Present 4th Annual Fashion Forward

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Junior League of Raleigh, a nonprofit organization focused on training women as community leaders and volunteers, is partnering with Belk, the nation’s largest privately owned and maintained department store, for the 4th annual Fashion Forward event. This spring fashion benefit will celebrate the season’s must-have trends on Sunday, Mar. 8 at 6 p.m., at Belk Crabtree Valley Mall, located at 4325 Glenwood Avenue. All event ticket proceeds will support the Junior League of Raleigh in its community partnerships, volunteer service and leadership training.

North Carolina Climbs to No. 4 Ranking in Site Selection’s Governor’s Cup

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Governor Pat McCrory announced Monday that North Carolina jumped to fourth place among all states in Site Selection magazine’s 2014 Governor’s Cup, a closely-watched ranking of economic development success.  North Carolina moved up three spots as compared to last year’s ranking.  The Governor’s Cup is awarded annually based on the number of new and expanded corporate facilities as tracked by Conway Data Inc.’s New Plant Database.  North Carolina ranked number one in the South Atlantic region.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Over 100 Participants Attend Inaugural Triad Software Developers Conference

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The first annual Triad Software Developers Conference took place at Flywheel, located in Winston-Salem, NC in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter on Saturday, February 21, 2015. The event was organized by Small Footprint, Flywheel, Inmar and ettain.ac More than 100 software professionals attended the event, along with 22 presenters and panelists. Robbie Allen, co-founder of Automated Insights, delivered the keynote presentation in which he stated that now is the best time in history to be a software professional because of how quickly new developments are taking place. “If software is taking over the world,” Allen said, “then software developers must be the masters of the universe.”

IDFA Participates in AICPA Personal Financial Planning Conference

LAS VEGAS, NEV. & DURHAM, N.C. -- The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA), the leading advocate for certification and education of financial professionals in the divorce arena, recently participated in the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Advanced Personal Financial Planning Conference January 18-21. A steady stream of attendees at the Las Vegas event visited the IDFA booth for information on the benefits of becoming a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA™), the most established and recognized designation in financial planning for divorce since 1993.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

nCino Secures $29 Million in Series B Financing

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- nCino, the leader in secure, cloud-based operating solutions to the financial services industry, today announced the successful completion of $29 million in Series B financing. Led by Insight Venture Partners, the round also includes investments from existing investors Wellington Management Company LLP, former Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO John Mack and Promontory Financial Group Founder and CEO Gene Ludwig.