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: 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

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

Capital Gains: CEO hits Netflix; oui, oui, T3; aloha, Alcoa

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. This week, we peep a local CEO on Netflix, some online "funance" and 32,000 acres begging to be bought......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2018

Capital Gains: Tiny horses take flight; Torchy"s Tacos, the ultimate closer

In this week's Capital Gains: A Central Austin home for sale comes with free Torchy's Tacos; Southwest Airlines welcomes mini-horses on board; Chuy's Tex-Mex hires outside marketing firms; United Heritage Credit Union surpasses $1 billion in assets......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 16th, 2018

Former Alert Logic CEO joins Austin-based venture capital group

Gray Hall, former CEO of Houston-based cybersecurity company Alert Logic Inc., has joined Austin-based venture capital firm BuildGroup's new Executive Program, according to a July 31 statement from the company.  Hall, who led Alert Logic from 2009 .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2018

Capital Gains: Austin"s Chive surpasses Snap; are nuggets the new healthy eating trend?

In this week's Capital Gains: Chive Media Group says it reaches more people than Snap; Wundernuggets scores a grocery deal; suggestions roll in for what to do about CodeNext; and more on Scribe Media's completely open office......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2018

Capital Gains: HEB likes Lick, Snow Monkey

In this week's Capital Gains: HEB, Austin's dominant grocer, adds Lick Honest Ice Creams and Snow Monkey to shelves; UT research advises against having a "household CFO.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2018

Lady Gaga wins backing for cosmetics company

Gaga, oh, la la! A top Silicon Valley venture capital firm known for successful consumer startups is backing Lady Gaga’s soon-to-be-launched cosmetic company, sources say.  Recode reports that Lightspeed Venture Partners, the investment firm t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2018