Charlotte-based company also a finalist for AgTech category
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Oct. 27, 2020) – Ekos, a business management software for craft beverage producers, is a finalist in two categories for the NC TECH Awards: Industry Driven – AgTech and Software Company of the Year.
The NC TECH Awards are North Carolina’s statewide technology awards organized by the North Carolina Technology Association. The awards program recognizes companies, organizations and individuals for their achievement, innovation and leadership throughout the year.
The past 12 months have been a time of growth and expansion for Ekos. This year, the company:
- Raised $8 million in Series A funding
- Hired a dozen new employees across all levels and departments
- Rolled out product improvements and features, including two integrations with Arryved and Square
- Announced a new corporate headquarters and plans for a tech talent incubator
- Continued to grow its customer base and provide solutions for craft makers in beer, wine, cider, seltzer, kombucha, spirits and more
“There is so much talent in the North Carolina tech community. Year over year, I am blown away by the growth and innovation of companies in our state who are putting North Carolina on the map as a major technology hub,” said Josh McKinney, CEO of Ekos. “It is both humbling and awesome that Ekos is a finalist for the NC TECH Awards. There are so many incredible companies helping to make the tech community strong and we are beyond proud to be a part of it.”
The NC TECH Awards winners will be announced in three virtual broadcasts on November 17, 18 and 19.
Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Ekos is the leading business management software for craft producers. With more than 15,000 users in 40 countries, Ekos helps makers manage their day-to-day operations in inventory, production, sales and accounting. As a central digital hub for your business, Ekos delivers valuable insights, drives efficiencies and profitability, and eliminates the need for spreadsheets and manual record-keeping. Ekos is backed by Noro-Moseley Partners. To learn more, visit goekos.com.
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