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Platejoy joins forces with Instacart in Austin

App-based food and goods delivery service Instacart is expanding its local menu of options, as its list of Austin partners is being joined by PlateJoy, a San Francisco-based startup that offers personalized, healthy meal programs. Austinites can sign...

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Austin’s Luxe Energy selling assets in $560 million deal

Luxe Energy, an Austin-based oil and gas company formed last year, said it has agreed to sell its assets in the southern portion of the Delaware Basin in a $560 million deal.Luxe is selling the leasehold interests and related assets in the Delaware...

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Austin’s Luxe Energy sells leasehold interests in $560 million deal

Luxe Energy, the Austin-based oil and gas company formed last year, said it has sold its assets in the company’s southern portion of the Delaware Basin in a $560 million deal.Luxe is selling the leasehold interests and related assets in the Delaware...

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Austin baby food company NurturMe raises $3.7 million

Austin-based NurturMe, an organic baby food startup, said Tuesday it has raised $3.7 million from an investor fund licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Founded in 2010, NurturMe says it’s the first and only brand to offer pure, organic quinoa...

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Austin’s baby food company NurturMe raises $3.7 million

Austin-based NurturMe, an organic baby food startup company, on Tuesday said it raised $3.7 million from an investor fund licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Founded in 2010, NurturMe says it’s the first and only brand to offer pure organic...

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Whole Foods set to continue 365 rollout with new store in Oregon

Austin-based Whole Foods Market is continuing its West Coast invasion with its new chain of smaller, value-driven stores with the opening of a second 365 location near Portland, Ore. on Thursday. Like the debut of its first 365 by Whole Foods Market...

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Ride-hailing firm Fasten says Austin service off to good start

Fasten, one of several new additions to Austin’s quickly evolving ride-hailing landscape, said Tuesday it is pleased with response from consumers in the two weeks since it began offering service in Austin. The Boston-based startup says it now has...

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There’s hope yet for Austin job seekers

Recently, the departure of ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft from Austin eft a flood of Austin drivers scrambling to find new work, whether freelancing or permanent gigs.Some angry drivers even struck out against the ride-hailing companies with...

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Austin-area new car sales rise in May

After a tough April, Austin-area auto dealers saw sales of new vehicles bounce back in May, according to new industry data.In May, Austin-area auto dealers sold 11,183 new cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles, a 4.2 percent jump from the 10,737...

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Austin’s Urban Mining raises $25 million for magnet facility

Austin-based Urban Mining Company, which has developed a magnet recycling process, has raised $25 million in funding, the company said.The funding will go towards the financing to build and operate a magnet recycling and manufacturing facility at...

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