Capital Gains: 4 startups feel the love from CNBC; UT fraternity under fire gets help from Austin PR firm

Every week, we round up some of the quirkier news, talk and speculation running through .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

Capital Gains: Entrepreneurs make donuts for athletes, tech for brain surgeons; Brands that resonate on Cinco de Mayo

Check out the Austin startups in the running for Creator Awards from WeWork, and see which tequila brand owned by an Austin billionaire is on the minds of Cinco de Mayo revelers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Capital Gains: Buzz grows around pair of Austin alcohol startups; Hemp advocates want to loosen state law

In this week's Capital Gains: Austin alcohol disruptors receive national shoutout; state commission appears receptive to growing hemp; Amazon's Prime Day hiccup......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2018

Austin VC firm partners targets Houston startups with new partnership

Joshua Baer, founder and CEO of Capital Factory, told the Houston Business Journal that Houston companies selected to its accelerator will have access to Capital Factory's network of mentors, investors and resources......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 18th, 2018

Capital Gains: Deferral for CBD oil, scooter love, top tech companies

On page 3 of the Austin Business Journal's weekly edition, we publish our Capital Gains column — tidbits of news, talk and speculation. Here's what we saw this week... WP ENGINE, INDEED RECOGNIZED BY FORTUNE WP Engine and Indeed represent .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019

Capital Gains: Whataburger merch, online chivalry and Austin"s most dog-friendly company

WHATABURGER'S NEW MERCH For those of you who spaced out Father’s Day, Whataburger might have exactly what you need to make it up to dad. The popular Texas burger chain rolled out the orange carpet for dads everywhere with its recent marketing pu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

Capital Gains: A colorful ATM gambit, award-winning tequila and free Coors Light (with a catch)

Each week on page 3 of our weekly edition, we summarize some of the news, talk and speculation rolling through this hot economy. Here's what caught our eyes this week. FEELING THE CASH BURN A small Austin nail salon is taking a stand against the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2019

Capital Gains: ATX on TV, sweet southern living, the best bartender in Austin and more

Each week on page 3 of our weekly edition, we summarize some of the news, talk and speculation rolling through this hot economy. Here's what caught our eyes this week. TV SPINOFF TO BE SET IN AUSTIN Some of Austin's new high-rises will likely hit the sm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2019

Goldman Sachs and Mattel slip, Waste Management gains ground

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Electronics For Imaging Inc., up $8.60 to $38 The digital printing company is being bought by private equity firm Siris Capital Group LLC for about $1.7 billion......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 15th, 2019

These female entrepreneurs in Austin are defying the odds

Less than 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs are women, and female-founded startups receive only about 2 percent of venture capital funding in the U.S. But these six Austin companies are the exception to the rule — find out why......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2019

Capital Gains: Austin Monthly gets a new editor, UT gets $4M & scooter rules get some teeth

Here are some of the news tidbits we saw this week, including a Texas native taking over one of the city's lifestyle magazines and a renowned architect giving millions of dollars to the university he worked out for 50 years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2019

SoftBank"s Son finds more love for early-stage investing, new fund planned

SoftBank Group Corp has expanded its appetite for early-stage startups, with a venture capital unit set to launch its biggest fund for early investments as it opens new offices in Asia......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 10th, 2019

Capital Gains: Whiskey distillery steps up to bat at ballpark; Financial planning firms lauded

In this week's Capital Gains roundup: Bumble takes on Facebook over privacy concerns; big props for some Austin financial planners; and local distillery Nine Banded Whiskey scores a deal with the Round Rock Express baseball team......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2018

A VC firm has raised $200 million to help US startups win business in Russia

Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters A venture capital firm aiming to bring more US startups to Russia has raised a $200 millio.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 19th, 2018

Venture capital firm Fort Ross aims to bring more U.S. startups to Russia

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A venture capital fi.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 19th, 2018

Managing director of Dallas private equity firm found dead

Shawn Kelly, the managing director of Dallas private equity firm Teakwood Capital and formerly part of Austin Ventures’ local office, died on Monday.  The Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office told the Dallas Business Journal that the cause of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018

Venture capital giant may sell $1 billion in startup stakes because of slow IPO market

New Enterprise Associates Inc. reportedly plans to sell about $1 billion worth of its stakes in about 20 startups in reaction to a slowdown of initial public offerings. The venture capital firm, which has invested over the years in a number of Au.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2018

Capital Gains: Alex Jones" weirdly Austin visit; NRA sticks it to Yeti (again)

On page 3 of the Aust.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2018

Tech, packaged goods startups among winners on 2018 Austin Chamber A-List

The Austin Chamber of Commerce honored 21 Texas-capital startups on Thursday at its eighth-annual A-List awards. Held at ACL Live at the Moody Theater downtown, the event also featured four startups in a new culture category. Chamber officials create.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2018

Capital Gains: Austin figures into Walmart"s future, plus much ado about soccer & scooters

Walmart renovates its South Austin Supercenter to appeal to the masses; an Austin-based home improvement store closes its doors; and a Bird turns into a unicorn......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2018

AOL cofounder Steve Case is betting $150 million that the future of startups isn"t in Silicon Valley or New York, but the money isn"t what"s making his prediction come true

Revolution AOL's billionaire cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution. Case is convinced that the future of American startups lies out.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2018