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As the real estate market in Arizona continues to recover, developers and builders are turing their attention to marketing. The question they’re asking themselves is no longer “When’s this all going to turn around?” but instead, “With more buyers in the game choosing among more options, how can I capture and keep my share of [...]
NC IDEA announced today that had awarded $220K in grants to five North Carolina startups. The winners of NC IDEA 15th cycle of the program – BaseTrace, INRFOOD, MyLearningID, NeuroSpire and Novocor Medical Systems – were selected from over 159 applications. Since its inception in 2006, NC IDEA’s grant program has awarded $2.9M to 77 [...]
TechJournal’s Alan Maurer takes a look at Automated Insight’s latest product, Site Ai, and its unique viral pricing. Site Ai is the latest use of the company’s sophisticated engine which sorts through large data sets looking for patterns and trends. Pulling data from Google Analytics and Clicky, it provides website owners with website analytics in [...]
This Memorial Day, GradSave announced a new partnership with the Children of Fallen Soldiers Foundation (CoFS) to increase awareness and raise educational savings for children who have lost a parent while serving our Armed Forces. GradSave will feature three families, chosen by CoFS, on http://www.gradsave.com/fallenheroes, where people can contribute directly to a college fund for each [...]
ChannelAdvisor, based in Morrisville, NC, was off to a strong start following its IPO as shares popped almost 40%. The company was founded in 2001 by CEO Scot Wingo and his co-founder Aris Buinevicius. The company is now listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker ECOM. Read the full article at VentureBeat.
Upstart Business Journal Contributing Writer Laura Braverman takes a look at Durham-based Automated Insights and their ability to transform big data into personalized content. “Our whole hypothesis is that data is still largely underutilized even though people love to talk about big data,” says Allen. Read the full article at Upstart Business Journal.
AdPulp’s Dan Goldgeier takes a look at Automated Insight’s latest product, Site Ai. The new service summarizes web analytics and site stats using reports written to simulate everyday language. “The problem with dashboards is they don’t directly provide insights or deliver knowledge about the data. Even worse, most visualizations require the user go through the [...]
TechCrunch’s Anthony Ha takes a first look at Automated Insight’s latest product, Site Ai. The service pulls site data directly from Google Analytics and Clicky (taking votes on which service to integrate next) and distils the information to bullet points that everyone can understand. “Put another way: With a Site Ai summary, you shouldn’t have [...]
The Miami Herald’s Nancy Dahlberg takes a look at the backstory of GradSave, an online college savings registry. The article spotlights the story of how the company was founded, their biggest challenge thus far and advice on next startups from IDEA Fund Partners Managing Partner, Lister Delgado. Read the full article at The Miami Herald.
BusinessNewsDaily Staff Writer, David Mielach provides an overview of Fort Lauderdale-based 71 lbs. The company provides an automated service of tracking shipments and applying for money-back guarantees when shipments are late. “Every FedEx and UPS Shipment comes with a money-back gauarantee policy,” said Jose Li. “When you ship an overnight or ground package, if FedEx [...]
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