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.

KWIPPED Launches Web Platform Built to Revolutionize B2B Equipment Rentals

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- KWIPPED, Inc. recently launched an online marketplace built to transform the way companies source and rent specialized equipment. The KWIPPED.com platform aggregates rental demand for more than 500 categories of specialized commercial equipment using proprietary technology to streamline sourcing from a global network of rental suppliers. KWIPPED facilitates the process of sourcing and managing rentals, navigating equipment availability, executing rental contracts and coordinating delivery, thus enabling professionals to focus on their core business.

Innovative Tiger Eye Security Sensor Unveiled to Research Triangle Tech Community

Tiger Eye Sensor Founder CJ Scarlet
RESEARCH TRIANGLE, N.C. -- CJ Scarlet and Lynn Yanyo, members of the leadership team at Tiger Eye Sensor, Inc., unveiled the innovative new Tiger Eye Security Sensor (TESS) to more than 50 members of the Research Triangle tech community at the February 19 Triangle TechBreakfast. The event was held at the American Underground in Durham and featured four presentations from startups and inventors across a wide spectrum of market sectors. “This is the first live public demo we’ve given on TESS, and it made sense to share it with members of the vibrant innovation community in the Research Triangle area,” Yanyo said.

Industry Veteran Tom Buss Speaks at Advanced Biometrics Emerging Trends and Future Applications Conference

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Tom Buss, business development executive and strategic advisor for Integrated Biometrics, recently spoke on the topic of public safety and military multibiometric identification tools at the Advanced Biometrics Emerging Trends and Future Applications Conference in Washington, D.C. The industry veteran shared insights on new certified fingerprint technology now available in the marketplace, giving examples of adoption and use cases discussed and reviewed.