The Harvard Common Press announced this week the successful close of a Series A round of funding for one of its portfolio companies, Caviar (http://www.trycaviar.com), a startup that powers takeout delivery for restaurant partners across the country. The $13MM Series A raise will allow them to continue to expand their operations across the country, sign-on new restaurant partners and further develop their team.
Boston, MA, April 30, 2013 - Publishing Technology plc (LSE: PTO), a leading provider of content solutions for publishers, has appointed Michael Cairns as COO, Online Solutions Division and member of the executive team.
Replacing Louise Russell, Michael will assume commercial responsibility for the Online business unit, including product development, implementation and client management for Publishing Technology’s flagship pub2web hosting platform, the ingentaconnect portal and associated product lines including Information Commerce Software and the Heron elearning resource.
"Why XML?" is the key to two panel presentations planned by TechBooks' CTO Gurvinder Batra who will moderate the North American Publishing Company's panel on Digital Workflow at 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 11 at BookTech 2002in New York. Later in the same day (3 p.m.-4 p.m.), he will participate on a panel about XML as a publishing standard and the key to the industry's future. A sought after speaker and commentator on publishing technology, Batra says that almost half of all TechBooks' customers are using an XML process to generate new revenue channels and reduce publishing costs. XML processes speed production and improve accuracy, says Batra,