metroatlantaceo.com Oct. 1, 2018
Atlanta Tech Leaders Ken Gavranovic And Ken Hayes Named To Curo Advisory Board
Curo, a leading facilities management application provider, announced today the appointment of Atlanta technology leaders Ken Gavranovic and Ken Hayes to its Executive Advisory Board. Curo’s application eliminates project chaos and confusion faced by the modern digital workforce. Gavranovic currently serves as Field Chief Technology Officer at New Relic, while Hayes is currently Chief Operating Officer at Cherokee Funding. Both Gavranovic and Hayes have been influential executives in the Atlanta technology community for more than 20 years. “Ken Hayes and Ken Gavranovic both have extensive and successful histories in taking companies through aggressive growth paths and will be invaluable in advising the direction and trajectory of Curo,” said Greg White, Chief Executive Officer, Curo. Prior to New Relic, Gavranovic served as Vice President of Technology at Cox Automotive and co-founded cloud migration company Invirtus (now owned by Dell) before selling to Quest Software, and also founded Interland (now known as WEB.COM) before taking the company public in 2000. “I’m excited to join Curo’s advisory board at this pivotal time in its evolution, as it endeavors to change the way operational projects are completed, from facilities and property management to complex enterprise implementations,” said Gavranovic. Prior to Cherokee, Hayes was the Chief Revenue Officer at Appia, an INC 500 company that was acquired by Digital Turbine (NASDAQ:APPS.) Before Appia, Hayes was Venture Partner at Acta Wireless where he advised early and growth stage technology companies. “I’ve always been an entrepreneur by nature, and have been impressed with the idea, direction and execution of Curo since its beginning stages,” said Hayes. This week, Curo will be showcased as one of 34 Venture Atlanta Startup “companies to watch,” a group comprised of the most exciting early-stage businesses that are bringing big ideas to the next decade. The Curo app identifies and prioritizes precisely what work
greentechmedia.com Sep. 11, 2019
More Money For Electric Trucks: Rivian Raises $350M From Cox Automotive
The startup had already raised more than $1 billion from Amazon, Ford and others.
cleantechnica.com Sep. 11, 2019
Cox Automotive Invests $350 Million Into Rivian, Partners On Sales & Service
Rivian has brought another giant investor on board today with the announcement that Cox Automotive is injecting $350 million as an equity investment. The investment opens the doors for the two companies to work together in service operations, logistics, and digital retailing, according to the press release announcing the deal
businessinsider.com Sep. 11, 2019
Tesla Rival Rivian Gets $350 Million Investment From Cox Automotive
The electric-vehicle startup Rivian will receive a $350 million investment from the automotive services company Cox Automotive.
cnet.com Sep. 10, 2019
EV Startup Rivian Gets A $350M Investment From Cox Automotive
Cox is the parent company of Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim Auctions.
pymnts.com Sep. 10, 2019
Cox Automotive Invests $350M In Rivian
Electric vehicle automaker Rivian has announced it received a $350 million investment from Cox Automotive, a global car services company.