Austin startup funding wrap-up
Before the month of January ends, two more startup companies in Austin area were able to receive venture capital based on the filing records of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Summit Medventures, a healthcare company, submitted a new Form D last January 16, 2015. According Read more...
Seaholm offices near completion for big Athenahealth move
Athenahealth, a healthcare software provider based in Massachusetts, will be moving its Austin headquarters in the newly refurbished Seaholm Power Plant this coming February 2. In the past three years, the company has been housing its employees at their current office space close by The Read more...
Austin's 25 largest annual festivals and events
According to the report released by Austin Business Journal, few of the world’s largest gatherings and parties in 2014 were held in Austin. The records showed that the 2014 ACL Festival was the most popular and biggest event as 450,000 attendees crowded the Zilker Park Read more...
New Lucky Lounge owners have downtown bar near profitability
Tim and Angee Franklin acquired the Lucky Lounge bar in October 2014 for a price lower than $200,000. During that time, Lucky Lounge recorded monthly revenue of less than $10,000 based on the tax receipts. Before the couple, the bar located on the Fifth Street Read more...
Shoutz acquires Kansas customer engagement mobile app maker
Shoutz Inc., a video network operator, recently acquired Front Flip LLC. Front Flip is a developer of a mobile application which deals with customer engagement. It is based on Leawood, Kansas. The financial end of the deal was not disclosed. Front Flip started its operations Read more...
Mobile app maker relocates from Colorado to Austin
Vuevent, creator of the mobile app that allows users to search for events and post real-time updates, made a wise decision when it finally decided to transfer its office from Colorado to Austin. According to Vuevent’s CEO Brenton Shafer, Austin has a bigger market. Perhaps Read more...
HHS LLC, a medical housekeeping company has recently moved its main office space headquarters to Dripping Springs. it's new address will be 12495 Silver Creek Road. It's office was in downtown Austin, however in an effort to move closer to more affordable housing for its Read more...
XOR Data Exchange, an Austin based startup that develops software that enables data sharing via permission based controls and Audits, has just completed a $1.8 million round of financing.  The capital was raised from Chicago Ventures and KGC Capital.  The company was founded in 2014 Read more...
St. Louis based, PotentiaMetrics, which is a health analytics company is planning on opening an Austin office.  In an effort to be closer to researchers affiliated with the Dell Medical School it's planning on a move sometime in Q2 2015.  The company was launched in Read more...
Assets of HelioVolt's failed solar panel plant in Austin heading to auction
The HelioVolt solar panel plant located in Austin started its operations in 2008. It is a manufacturer of thin-filmed type of solar panels that will fit to any surface. It has closed its doors to business because its Korean investors stopped the funding for the Read more...