Austin—MassChallenge has picked the 74 early-stage companies that will eventually compete for a portion of $500,000 in cash as a part of its Austin accelerator program. They’re startups that are... Read more »
Algorithmia was founded on the idea that lots of people who write algorithms, from academics to private sector employees, have good products but no way to commercialize them. It launched in... Read more »
San Antonio—MedCognition, a startup that uses an augmented reality system to train emergency medical technicians and other first responders on how to treat injuries, has earned a $750,000 grant from... Read more »
Pendo, an analytics business whose software helps companies study user behavior and feedback, has acquired a UK-based startup called Receptive Software. Pendo declined to disclose terms of the deal.
Raleigh, NC-based... Read more »
San Antonio — Acelity is being acquired by 3M, the maker of products like Post-it and Ace bandages, in a $6.7 billion deal just two weeks after an affiliate of Acelity... Read more »
San Antonio—Emtora Biosciences, a San Antonio biotech startup formerly known as Rapamycin Holdings, is planning to test its drug, eRapa, as a treatment for a rare genetic disease known as... Read more »
San Antonio—Automated sales software maker Cliently is moving to San Antonio from South Carolina after receiving a $1 million seed funding round led by San Antonio investment firm Active Capital.... Read more »
San Antonio—Rackspace said Wednesday it has hired Kevin Jones, who most recently ran Dallas-based bus and transportation contracting business MV Transportation, as its CEO. Jones replaces Joe Eazor, who had... Read more »
Austin—Upland Software is paying $35 million to acquire PostUp, an email marketing automation company that was founded in 1996 by Joshua Baer.
Upland (NASDAQ: UPLD) sells applications that help... Read more »
San Antonio—Acelity may become a public company again, eight years after a consortium of private equity firms took the company, then known as Kinetic Concepts, private.
KCI Holdings, an affiliate... Read more »
San Antonio—[Corrected 4/22/19, 2:22 p.m. See below.] Global technology and consulting services company Accenture is building out a facility in San Antonio that will focus on cybersecurity in... Read more »
Austin—Slingshot Aerospace has raised $5 million in additional seed funding led by its previous investor ATX Seed Partners, which gave the company $3.25 million in a seed round in December... Read more »
Achaogen wants to sell itself through an auction as a part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, which the antibacterial-product maker announced it filed for this morning.
Achaogen plans to continue... Read more »
San Antonio—Active Capital is leading a $1.8 million seed funding round for West Palm Beach, FL-based automated bookkeeping software maker Back Office. 500 FinTech, PlugNPlay Ventures, and angel investors also... Read more »
[Updated 11:23 a.m. See below.] If you’ve been following venture capital trends, what you expected to happen in the first quarter of 2019 did: More money is being invested... Read more »
San Antonio—New York investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has acquired a majority stake in Sirius Computer Solutions, which provides a variety of security, cloud, and various other IT... Read more »
San Antonio –— The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is starting an internal accelerator program for inventors who work at the institution, with the goal of... Read more »
San Antonio—Cat Dizon is stepping down from her role as executive director of Alamo Angels, the angel investing network in San Antonio founded in 2016.
Alamo Angels, formerly known as... Read more »
San Antonio—Thoma Bravo has acquired a majority stake in Mailgun Technologies, a spinout of Rackspace that offers software to help developers manage automated e-mail systems for their employers.
Mailgun separated... Read more »
Austin—Cloudsnap, a startup that makes software to connect and integrate data from its customers’ enterprise applications, has raised $1.75 million in seed financing led by Active Capital.
Cloudsnap was founded... Read more »