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  • Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Genesys Talent Finds $2.1M For Hiring Software

    Houston-based Genesys Talent, a developer of software and processes that helps enterprise hiring managers to find talent for their companies, has raised $2.1M in a first round of funding, the company said late Wednesday. The funding came from twelve, undisclosed angel investors plus its own employees. Rich Roberts and President and Founder of the company. The company said it will use the funding to expand its team, for technology development, and enhancement of its technology and processes....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, August 25, 2016

    Nepris Gets $1M To Connect Classrooms, Industry

    Dallas-based Nepris, a startup developing an online community to connect classrooms with professionals, has raised $1M in a seed funding round. The funding was led by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF), along with Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2), Investor's Circle Patient Capital Collaborative, Voqal and other angel investors....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    Accruent Founder Friedman Shifts To Chairman

    Austin-based real estate management software developer Accruent said on Wednesday that Mark Friedman--its founder, and CEO for nearly 20 years--is becoming Chairman of the board. John Borgerding has been appointed to the CEO position. Borgerding joined Accruent in January as president. Accruent was acquired by private equity investor Genstar Capital back in May. Friedman founded Accruent in 1995....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    ThousandEyes Sets Up Shop In Austin

    Another, Silicon Valley technology company is setting up shop in Austin. San Francisco's ThousandEyes, which develops network visibility software, said it is opening up a new office in downtown Austin, where it plans to hire 30 people for its sales and customer success teams. The company said the new office is led by Victoria Abeling, Director of Corporate Sales....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    Pivot3 Gets Cisco Cert

    Austin-based Pivot3 says it has received a Cisco compatibility certification, of its vSTAC OS software, with Cisco's Unified Computing System and UCS Mini computing platforms. Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS) is a collection of blade and rack servers, edge scale computing, converged infrastructure, other hyperconverged infrastructure, aimed at use in private cloud, big data, and desktop virtualization....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016

    uShip Set To Open New Headquarters In East Riverside

    Austin-based online shipping marketplace uShip said on Tuesday that it is opening up a new headquarters in East Riverside, as part of an expansion of the company. uShip, led by Matt Chasen, said it will open up a new, 45,000 square foot headquarters just south of Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin, with three stories to house its entire, 200-person workforce....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016

    Texas Venture Summit Tallies Up $84M In Funding, Looks At 2016

    The Texas Venture Summit, which had its very first year last year looking to match up investors with startups, says that in the last twelve months, companies that participated in its summit have seen more than $84M in funding events. The event organizer--which says it connected 27 companies with 42 companies last year--is ramping up for its second event on October 6th....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016

    Reliant Connects With Wi-Fi Doorbells

    Houston-based energy provider Reliant says it has launched a new, home security offering for its customers, a new Wi-Fi connected doorbell camera. According to Reliant its new Wi-Fi Doorbell Camera complements both the power and security products it offesr up homeowners. The new camera offers up the ability for users tounlock or lock a door, record and show live video on the pap when the doorbell is pressed, two-way audio, and alerts....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016

    Q2 Holdings Sets Security Chief

    Austin-based Q2 Holdings says it has named Bob Michaud as the company's new Chief Security Officer, to oversee the company's IT audit, risk and compliance activities. Michaud was most recently executive vice president of client operations at Continuity, and also was head of Fiserv's Bank Solutions business unit, heading up audit risk and compliance activities. Q2 says Michaud has 35 years of experience in the banking and information technology industry....Continue →

     
  • Monday, August 22, 2016

    Silicon Labs Snags HomeAway Executive

    Austin-based Silicon Labs has snagged an executive away from HomeAway, saying it has named Lori Knowlton as the company's new Chief People Offier (CPO). Knowlton had most recently served in the same position at HomeAway.com, where she had been for ten years. Silicon Labs said Knowlton will be in charge of the company's talent strategy, leadership development, community relations and culture....Continue →

     
  • Monday, August 22, 2016

    CompuCom Systems Acquires Unit of Extensys

    Plano-based CompuCom Systems said Friday that it has acquired the Internet of Things (IoT) division of Extensys. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. CompuCom said it would use the acquisition to bolster its global infrastructure strategy. Extensys is based in Tampa, Florida, however, the company's IoT team is based in Charlotte, NC, where it had originally been known as SmartCore....Continue →

     
  • Friday, August 19, 2016

    Vista Equity Buys Granicus

    Austin-based private equity investor Vista Equity Partners has acquired cloud-based government software developer Granicus, the two announced on Thursday. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Granicus was owned by private equity ivnestor K1 Investment Management, which retains a minority stake in the company. Granicus is based in Denver, Colorado.Continue →

     
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