Avangate Accelerates Growth for Innovative Start Ups

Biz Sessions Program Launched in Central and Eastern Europe; Company Sponsors and Speaks at Regional Tech Event How to Web

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2013) - Avangate, the leading Customer Centric Commerce solution provider trusted by thousands of Software and Cloud Services companies to grow their business worldwide, today announced the launch of the Avangate Biz Sessions, a series of educational workshops aimed at supporting the start up community around the world with business know-how.

Avangate is also sponsoring and speaking at How to Web, a regional event dedicated to tech entrepreneurs, which hosts Startup Spotlight, a start up orientation program and pitching contest. How to Web and Startup Spotlight take place Nov 19th-22nd in Bucharest, Romania, at the Crystal Palace Ballrooms. The opening Avangate Biz workshop is aimed at Eastern European start ups and will be hosted by Startup Spotlight.

"The most successful software companies in the world are founded by innovative start up entrepreneurs," said Carl Theobald, CEO of Avangate. "At Avangate, we're committed to helping software and cloud services companies of all sizes, including innovative start ups launch new products, reach more global markets, and accelerate their revenue growth. We have also developed a series of programs aimed at the start up community including our recent Business of Software Scholarship, as well as our newly announced regional program, the Avangate Biz Sessions for Central and Eastern Europe. These programs offer educational workshops using hands-on business examples while also providing a valuable forum for industry networking and peer feedback to help start up companies build their businesses," added Theobald.

Avangate Biz workshop " From Garage Start up to Global Star -- Sales & Distribution Challenges ", delivered by Laurentiu Ghenciu, SVP of Sales, EEMEA, Avangate -- Nov 19th at 19:15 PM, How to Web, Startup Spotlight.

Presentation will focus on real world examples for start ups on packaging and pricing, international sales tactics including direct and indirect channels, measuring success as well as tips and tricks on partnerships, conferences to attend and positioning.

For How to Web Start up Spotlight, Nov 19th-22nd, register on the event's website here.

Together with the Biz workshop, Avangate will also introduce at How to Web a special offer for start ups, including an exclusive commission as well as a ten hour consultancy package with Avangate product, sales and marketing experts. The special offer will be valid for qualifying prospects.

To learn more about how Avangate can grow your software and SaaS sales, read an overview of the Avangate commerce solutions.


Avangate is the leader in Customer Centric Commerce solutions, helping Software and Cloud services companies increase their online sales across touchpoints and business models, as well as grow their distribution channels to profitably scale and enter new markets. Avangate's solutions include a full-featured, modular and secure Commerce platform, which integrates online eCommerce, subscription billing, global payments, a partner order and revenue management solution, as well as a constantly expanding worldwide affiliate network.

To learn more about Avangate, please visit www.avangate.com.

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