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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: 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

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: 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

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: Awesome ATX innovators praised; Pedicabs burn

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... WHO RUNS THE WORLD? THESE GIRLS, ONE DAY Girl Day returns Feb. 23 to the Coc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2019

Here are the largest Series A rounds in Mass. biotech

Massachusetts biotech startups are not only reaching new heights in the scientific field, but in the pots of money they raise. Late last month, Cambridge startup Dewpoint Therapeutics emerged from incubation at Boston venture capital firm Polaris Partn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2019

ATX Seed Ventures pours capital into Houston startup

A local software firm that provides human resources services nabbed a $7 million series A funding round to help scale its operations.   Houston-based GoCo.io Inc.’s funding round was led by Austin-based ATX Seed Ventures with participation fro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2019

Capital Gains: Austin"s sporty vibe, from a Serena Williams partnership to a visit from MLS Commissioner Dan Garber

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... TENNIS STAR SWIPES RIGHT ON BUMBLE Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd has land.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2019

Intel, TPG in talks to sell McAfee to Thoma Bravo for over $4.2 billion: CNBC

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC is in early talks to buy security software company McAfee from TPG Capital and Intel Corp for more than $4.2 billion, CNBC reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 14th, 2018

Capital Gains: Austin flush with credit card debt, goodwill and refreshed java

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2018

Dating app for dog owners catches fire; revenue, fundraising questions remain

Are you a lonely Austin dog owner looking for love? You're in luck; Dig Dates is now live in our city, and founders have positioned the startup to capitalize on Americans' fondness for our furry friends......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

Capital Gains: Lawsuit filed over Manchaca Road name change; Andy Roddick raises cash for kids

Each week we collect in our Capital Gains column tidbits of news from across the region. Here's what we saw this week: More than $1 million raised at gala of former pro tennis player; businesses owners sue Austin over changing name of Manchaca Road......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

Bain Capital Ventures closes $1 billion fund amid venture fund-raising frenzy

Bain Capital Ventures, the venture capital division of the eponymous Boston-based investment firm, said it has raised a new $1 billion fund to invest in startups, adding to a year of big-dollar fund-raising by tech investors......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 14th, 2018

Cummins and Western Digital Have Dividend Appeal

If you feel that most of the capital-gains potential has been squeezed out of the stock market, you may be interested right now in stocks with dividend appealRelated Stocks: CMI, WDC, TSN, M, AGX, PIR, GME, QCOM, FL, STC,.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 9th, 2018

Alexis Ohanian"s VC firm raises new $225M fund

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian's venture capital firm has raised an additional $225 million to invest in early-stage startups......»»

Category: topSource: moneyOct 2nd, 2018

Capita3 Raises $1.2M for women-focused startup fund

Capita3, a Minneapolis-based venture capital firm led by serial investors and entrepreneurs Sara Russick and Pam York, has closed on $1.2 million for its first fund, which will back women-led health startups. Capita3 will provide seed-stage fundin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

Michael Arrington"s VC Firm to Leave US Following Subpoena

Arrington XRP Capital may stop funding U.S.-based blockchain startups after being subpoenaed repeatedly by the SEC......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 29th, 2018

Bumble CEO sees an IPO in its future; still no love lost with Match Group

Add another name to Austin's initial public offering watch list: Bumble, the dating app where women make the first move. "Bumble is actively pursuing the path of an IPO," founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd said Monday on CNBC. "This is what we fee.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018

Capital Gains: Messing with Texas, disrupting Lamar Blvd. and other business news of the weird

Each week on page 3 of our weekly edition we round up some of the quirkier news, talk and speculation running through the Austin business scene i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2018

Louisville company in merger deal just a few months after being bought

ISA Fire and Security of Louisville is merging with Cleveland-based ABCO Fire Protection. ISA Fire and Security distributes and monitors fire-alarm systems. It was purchased in late December by Align Capital Partners, a private-equity firm with of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2018