Wedding Bell Blues? Not at Raleigh Startup WedPics

WedPics is now serving more than 30,000 brides a month at over 5,000 weddings a weekend, combining for over 2,000,000 photos a month. The Company recently announced a worldwide printing solution that enables users to select prints, sizes, quantities and have them shipped directly worldwide. “People want seamless automation,” says Justin Miller, Co-Founder and CEO. “Point. Click. Order. Boom. Package is in the mail.”

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Social Solutions Takes on New Investment from Vista Equity Partners to Fuel Next Phase of Growth

IDEA Fund Partners achieves great outcome with the sale of Social Solutions to Vista Equity Partners. “Our team is deeply committed to helping public and nonprofit agencies demonstrate results and improve outcomes,” said Scott Johnson, CEO of Social Solutions. “We believe our partnership with Vista demonstrates this commitment. Vista’s financial strength and extensive software industry experience make them an ideal partner to help us realize our plans for growth and innovation while maintaining high levels of satisfaction and support for our customers.”

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Social Solutions Takes on New Investment from Vista Equity Partners to Fuel Next Phase of Growth

Social Solutions, the leading provider of SaaS performance management software for human and social services, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm with approximately $11.5 billion in cumulative capital commitments in software, data and technology-enabled services companies.

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Pricing Changes Will Hit Smallest E-Commerce Shippers Hardest

Earlier this year, both FedEx and UPS announced that they would begin charging by package size, in addition to weight, for ground services. While the exact impact of the new dimension-based pricing structure will ultimately depend on how prepared a company is to adapt its strategy, it is clear that small businesses will be hit hardest. Jose Li, Founder and CEO of shipping analytics company 71lbs, weighs on the implications of these changes and alternatives for reducing shipping costs.
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