Roundup: Quofore, Tailored Solutions, BPM conference, Aktio

Friday, February 18, 2011

US retail execution and sales force automation software provider Quofore will leverage a recent capital injection to target Latin America, the company said in a statement.

Quofore recently received US$5.25mn in funding from company's founding shareholders and growth equity firm ABS Capital Partners.

Other geographies being eyed by the software firm include Asia Pacific and Eastern Europe.

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US print business management software provider Tailored Solutions has named Betty Grande to lead business development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Prior to assuming her current post, Grande held sales and business development positions with Latin American distributor Intermarket Corporation.

The executive holds a degree in printing management from the Rochester Institute of Technology.


Brazilian conference organizer IQPC will a host a conference on BPM use in Latin America, IQPC said in a statement.

The event will take place February 28 and March 1-2 in Panama City, and will feature speeches from regional solution users including Colombian state oil company Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) and Brazilian conglomerate Votorantim.


Latin American IT products distributor Aktio, a unit of Brazilian IT firm Grupo Açao, will offer new courses in Argentina on IBM (NYSE: IBM) solutions, Aktio said in a statement.

Aktio is the only IBM-authorized training provider in Argentina, and has received accolades for its training in Peru.