South by Southwest (SXSW) Event (March 2015 Austin, TX): FocusedBuyer.com was invited to participate in the SXSW Interactive Start-Up spotlight. On Friday night March 13th hundreds of interested event attendees including a few Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists roamed through the showcase hall and interacted with CEO Don Jean at the FocusedBuyer booth and entrepreneurs from the other 19 start-ups to learn more about their products, services and business plans. Another 20 start-ups were spotlighted the afternoon of March 16th.
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FocusedBuyer.com is pleased to announce that it has received notification of a U.S. Patent on it's unique and disruptive cloud-based business process for helping Buyers and Consumers more professionally, effectively and efficiently source, purchase, contract, manage performance, pay and warehouse data and content for products and services they need to buy.
Suppliers & Sellers (local,regional, national, global and diversity) now have online access to real buyer sales leads all day every day with the immediate option to respond with offers, proposals and ad's via the easy to use, e-Commerce SaaS platform found at https://www.focusedbuyer.com.
The Patent's initial notification was received on September 20, 2013 with formal documents to follow.
"Title of Invention: Method and system for purchase of a product or service using a communication network site."
FocusedBuyer.com launches ground-breaking business system for secure, turnkey purchasing and payables. Try it for free. Be online, running and professionally buying within the hour.
Cloud Solution for Purchasing and Selling Creates Economic and Operational Benefits
LEHIGH VALLEY, PA (November 26, 2013) FocusedBuyer LLC alpha launched FocusedBuyer.com, an Internet-based buying and selling system designed to give small and medium-sized businesses, non-profits and public entities the ability to execute competitive e-Commerce. The FocusedBuyer.com business tool is an e-Procurement solution at a fraction of the cost without the complexity of packaged software installations.
Its disruptive features empower Buyers; deliver continuous sales leads to Sellers; laser target actual Buyers for directed advertising; and connect Users and their content via a single web-based platform. It can be deployed in centralized or throughout decentralized organizations in 60 minutes or less.
Through this unique, expert system, business Buyers and Sellers can perform many vital sourcing tasks quickly and easily. Sellers can identify active Buyers. Buyers can engage current and future Sellers with requests for quotation and proposals, receive offers, negotiate, issue purchase orders and manage all buying activities. Both Buyers and Sellers can track contract performance, manage disputes and facilitate secure payments via the new win-win Precious®Payment settlement process.
Other important features include online management approvals and oversight, line item detail analysis, invoicing and payables processes. The system easily captures overall spend, enables sophisticated project procurement management and facilitates centralized and/or decentralized transaction execution.
“Buying and selling is about matching buyer requirements with seller capabilities perfectly to create a binding contract for secure transactions with no surprises,” said purchasing professional and FocusedBuyer LLC Co-Founder-CEO, Don Jean. “We have developed proven solutions to gaps in procurement software for 1) trading needs of small to mid-range companies; 2) bid cost accumulation and management for every size business; 3) visibility and engagement of diversity-owned companies; 4) failure of procurement cards and other solutions to capture specific line item details; and 5) complexity and lead times to connect and deploy a solution to highly decentralized organizations.”
The FocusedBuyer.com process helps SMB’s “buy and sell like a pro.” It’s simple, comprehensive and flexible. Users register for free. Registered buyers define, describe and specify what they need, when they need it, their terms and conditions and any other necessary requirements. Registered sellers respond providing well-defined offers and can deploy optimum advertising placements. There are no transaction fees for Buyers or Sellers.
“SMB’s and many, many businesses are at a distinct disadvantage when they go to purchase the goods, products and services they need to operate. Whether it’s manufacturing materials, indirect supplies and services to support operations, or capital equipment investments, FocusedBuyer.com can save them time and money. That’s the bottom line.” said Tom Middleton, FocusedBuyer LLC Co-Founder-COO. FocusedBuyer.com and the Precious® Payment settlement process provide the templates, the technology and the management system for every user to execute a sophisticated purchasing and payables operation.”
Jean and Middleton have decades of Fortune 500 purchasing, materials, operational, systems and financial experience. Jean led the BOC Group’sU.S.supply management team and served as global director of procurement for the Ingersoll-Rand Company. Middleton managed group acquisition functions for Ingersoll-Rand and was in strategic sourcing with Deloitte Consulting and procurement for Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Together they have successfully managed $billions in procurement expenditures.
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FocusedBuyer LLC & PreciousPayment LLC introduced a pre-launch demonstration Web-Site, of their FocusedBuyer.com online, expert purchasing process to Small Business Owners and Everyday Consumers at the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce (GLVCC) Business Expo, Co-founders Tom Middleton and Don Jean spoke to hundreds of interested expo visitors. All were impressed with the business use opportunities, application security, thoroughness of content and ease of use. Visitors asked to review the demo site in 'start to finish' detail and upon completion remarked how they could see some very key benefits for their own businesses. Organization of data, transaction release control, cash flow alignment, cost improvement, safety, security and management of purchasing expenditures were areas of particular note. The Web-Site's initial beta release is scheduled for later in 2014.