Software maker Bitfusion.io raises seed financing
Bitfusion.io Inc., an Austin startup, has collected an amount of $1.4 million in financing. This huge capital came from different investors that include Data Collective Venture Capital, Resonant Venture Partners and Geekdom Fund LP. This is according to the press release from Bitfusion.io. The company Read more...
Exclusive Houston staffing firm plans two new Austin offices
A staffing company based in the state of Houston plans to expand in Austin this 2015. Effex Management Solutions LLC will open two Austin offices located in Greenville, South Carolina and Chandler, Arizona. These two offices only have a 30-day difference on their opening date. Read more...
Austin tech startup wins business plan contest in Pittsburgh
The recent AlphaLab Gear National Hardware Cup was held at Pittsburgh on Thursday. The company that emerged victorious came from the city of Austin. Curb Inc. is an energy management startup company that developed the software of an energy monitoring product that can be used Read more...
Startup Austin biotech firm nabs $19.5M for drug development
The Austin-based medicine company, Lumos Pharma, has just been awarded with $5.5 million by Wellcome Trust. Based on previous reports, it has completed $14 million on its Series A round of funding earlier this year from two companies, namely New Enterprise Associates and Sante Ventures. Read more...
Big-firm lawyers break off to start their own Austin venture
Two lawyers from the Austin office of Winstead PC have decided to start their own law firm. Karl Seelbach and Trek Doyle have started their new office as the Doyle Seelbach PLLC. Their services focuses on property damage litigation, business disputes and personal injury defense. Read more...
Austin Country Club takes top tee on Ausin's list of private golf courses
Below is the list of top private golf courses in the city of Austin: Austin Country Club - it was built on the year 1899. The tournament contact for this golf course is Dale Morgan. Austin Country Club has a slope rating of 149 and Read more...
Austin benefits company grows with Houston-area acquisition
Fringe Benefit Group is a health insurance provider from the city of Austin. It specializes on the benefits for the part-time and hourly-paid workers. The company recently acquired the Employer Plan Services Inc. of Houston. Although the terms and conditions of the acquisition was not Read more...
Smart move? UT reins in 'Havoc' trademarks, avoids legal fight over hoops slogan
Last month, the battle between University of Texas and Virginia Commonwealth University began. The fight was related to basketball but it did not happen in basketball court. According to Craig Westemeir who is responsible for licensing of UT’s athletic department, the university first decided to Read more...
Bezos vs. Musk: The billionaire space race plays out in Texas
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, has a huge secret facility located in the midst of Texas for the development of a technology that could bring him to space. The same thing is going on with Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, Tesla and Paypal. Read more...
Austin startup funding wrap-up
For the third week of this month, two startup companies in Austin were able to raised funds. Schoox Inc. and Quarri Technologies Inc. filed new filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Training software developer company, Schoox, reportedly received a capital investment worth $1 million Read more...