Mendota Heights Logistics Tech Provider Manna Bought Up By Pilot

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“LIMA, Pa., July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, is excited to announce its acquisition of Manna Freight Systems (Manna), a final mile logistics provider based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area, in a strategic move to create unparalleled final mile service for furniture and appliance delivery with installation capabilities.

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Digital River Has A New CEO

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“MINNEAPOLIS, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, announced today that its board of directors has named Adam Coyle, a leader with over 25 years of experience in the technology industry, as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Coyle succeeds David Dobson, who will transition from his role as chief executive officer to serve as vice chairman of Digital River’s board of directors.”

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Q&A With Doug Berg On The MyAlerts Sale To Think3

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Repeat Minneota Tech entrepreneur Doug Berg has done it again — this time with the start, scale, and sale of MyAlerts to Think3, announced yesterday.

We reached out to hear more about the deal from the source:

Why the decision to sell?

It was a long time coming…we’ve been at it for nearly six years here, I mean not that it was forever, but we’ve been in perpetual fundraising and business building mode for some time…

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Doug Berg’s VC-Backed MyAlerts Purchased By Austin Firm Think3

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“AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Think3, has acquired MyAlerts Inc., an e-commerce marketing platform used by top retail and consumer sites to capture purchase intent, driving consumers back to sites at a rate of 5-10 times and converting browsers into buyers.”

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Best Buy’s Former CTO & Chief of Digital Leaves For AT&T

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By Clare McGrane, Geekwire

Best Buy’s chief digital officer, Bala Subramanian, has left the company to serve as the chief digital officer of wireless communications giant AT&T, GeekWire has learned.

AT&T confirmed his addition to GeekWire in an email. A Best Buy spokesperson told GeekWire that Subramanian has been replaced by Brian Tilzer, formerly the chief digital officer of pharmacy giant CVS Health.”

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Minnesota Ecommerce Captains: Frank Jackman, Local Crate

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Thanks you Irish Titan for underwriting our Minnesota Ecommerce Captains series focused on local leadership in the ecommerce industry.

 
Frank Jackman is the cofounder & CEO of Local Crate, which recently raised $1.4m and expanded its service into multiple major markets.

He is a featured speaker at the Twin Cities Ecommerce Meetup next Wednesday, where he shares the story of bootstrapping a million+ dollar e-commerce platform in 3 months.

When and why did Local Crate start?

Local Crate delivered the first Crate in November 2015. While working at Schwan’s Food Company, Mike (Stalbaum) and I saw the future of food…and it was fresh and local. Our desire to making local food accessible launched Local Crate.

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