Houston—Co-working company WeWork is opening its latest “Labs” space in Houston.
New York-based WeWork, which has 49 Labs programs across the United States and globe, opened its first Texas location, in Dallas, last fall. WeWork’s Labs is the business’s version... Read more »
Austin—[Updated 10:10 a.m. See below.] Magnitude Software is selling a $179 million stake in the company to London-based private equity firm 3i Group.
Chris Ney, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Magnitude, is investing alongside 3i, the company... Read more »
Dallas—AmplifAI Solutions, which makes artificial intelligence-enabled software for call center operations, has raised $3.9 million.
Investors in the funding round were Dallas-based Naya Ventures, and LiveOak Venture Partners and Capital Factory, both in Austin.
AmplifAI has developed software that uses... Read more »
Houston—Tom Luby, the head of JLabs in Houston, has been named the new director of the Texas Medical Center’s Innovation Institute, the center announced Monday morning.
Luby takes over the innovation institute three months after former director Erik Halvorsen left... Read more »
[Updated 3/14/19, 1:53 pm CT. See below.] Another South By Southwest festival comes to a close in Austin. Let’s catch up with the highlights from the tech portion this year and other innovation news in Texas.
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While all eyes in the biopharmaceutical world are currently trained on Bristol-Myers Squibb’s proposal to buy Celgene for $74 billion, it wasn’t that long ago that another company’s gaze was fixed on the Summit, NJ, drug maker.
In the early... Read more »
San Antonio—Ben Kuhn has been promoted to become the CEO of Keen, a San Antonio startup that helps software developers with custom application programming interfaces for data collection and analytics.
Kuhn was hired as the general manager of Keen in... Read more »
Dallas—Part of the challenge for e-commerce is finding ways to prevent shoppers from having buyer’s remorse.
“You never want to have a customer who has a disgruntled post-purchase feeling,” says Krystle Craycraft, chief marketing officer at ModeSens, an e-commerce startup... Read more »
Austin—If you’re a startup talking up your artificial intelligence chops in your venture capital pitch, you’re not alone.
For Cisco Investments, the venture arm of tech giant Cisco, artificial intelligence is no longer one of the key trends to watch... Read more »
[Updated 3/13/19, 12:20pm. See below.] With public and political winds blowing in the same direction, significant reform of the complicated U.S. drug-pricing system seems ever more likely. One part of the system that the Trump administration wants to overhaul... Read more »
San Antonio—EPIcenter, a think tank that promotes the “new energy” sector and operates a startup incubator and other programs for businesses, is planning a half-day event highlighting electricity-focused tech companies.
The summit will take place on June 19 and will... Read more »
George Golumbeski is one of the most prolific dealmakers in the biopharmaceutical world. But the deal that changed his life is a pact he made with himself when he was ten years old.
Playing with friends in front of his house... Read more »
Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas.
—Boeing (NYSE: BE) has acquired Houston-based ForeFlight, a mobile and web-based maker of aviation software, according to a press release. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ForeFlight had... Read more »