Abierto Networks Hires Software Engineer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ELIOT, MAINE, June 10, 2013 – Abierto Networks, LLC, a provider of Digital Marketing Solutions and High Speed Payment Technologies for the North American Convenience Store and Fuel Retail industry, today announced that it has hired Craig Tack as a Software Engineer. Craig’s primary responsibilities will include the design of new features for existing products, the maintenance of current software applications and updating and operation of the…

C-store Retailers Up Spending on Consumer-Facing Tech

From: csnews.com C-store Retailers Up Spending on Consumer-Facing Tech May 31, 2013 By Tammy Mastroberte JERSEY CITY, N.J. — As consumer interest and adoption of technology continues to explode at a rapid pace, today’s retailers are investing time and money to keep up with and capitalize on this growth. For the convenience store industry, tech concerns run the gamut from consumer-facing technology, such as mobile payments, mobile applications (apps) and…

Abierto Networks Hires Business Development Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ELIOT, MAINE, May 17, 2013 – Abierto Networks, LLC, a provider of Digital Marketing Solutions and High Speed Payment Technologies for the North American Convenience Store industry, today announced that it has hired Carol Hayes as its Business Development Manager. In this newly created role Carol will be responsible for marketing and lead generation and will also have an active sales role. Carol was most recently Director…

Digital Coupon Users Spend 42% More Annually

From: ProgressiveGrocer.com Digital Coupon Users Spend 42% More Annually May 14, 2013 Digital coupon users spend 42 percent more per year at supermarkets than the average shopper, a $1,029 differential. This trend reflects a 7 percent increase compared to 2011. According to a new report from research firm GfK, heavy digital coupon users (defined as the top one-third of redeemers) are among the most desirable shoppers, spending 50 percent more…

Abierto Networks Announces Completion of Fund Raising

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ELIOT, MAINE, February 1, 2013 – Abierto Networks, LLC, a provider of Digital Marketing Solutions and High Speed Payment Technologies for the North American Convenience Store industry, today announced that it completed raising $505,000 of new financing. The funding round included company founders, a number of Maine angel investors, the Small Enterprise Growth Fund (SEGF) of Maine and the Maine Technology Institute (MTI). Terms of the financing…

Maine’s venture capital fund invests $100K in Eliot digital marketing firm

Posted By Whit Richardson On February 18, 2013 (7:08 pm) In Business, News, Portland ELIOT, Maine — Maine’s Small Enterprise Growth Fund, the state’s venture capital fund, has invested $100,000 in an Eliot-based business that offers digital marketing technology to the convenience store and retail gas industries. The company, Abierto Networks, “demonstrates the high growth potential and public benefit that the SEGF looks for in companies in Maine in which…

Don’t Get Cut Out

It’s not a matter of declining their calls. You intuitively understand the value inherent in the mobile space — after all, you’ve yet to see a teen or twentysomething self-serve a frozen carbonated beverage in your store without pausing at some point to deliver a text message. So the ability to push mobile offers to consumers and drive traffic to your store is one of great value.  The digital age…