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Startup accelerators Techstars and Sputnik ATX introduce new Austin cohorts

One startup -- Rosso & Flynn -- brings together the quality of old school butcher shops with the convenience of online ordering and delivery. Another -- Milkful -- supports breastfeeding moms through community, education and healthy lactation...

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Thursday Tech Crawl: Apple, returning overseas cash, to pay $38 billion tax bill. Plus Austin is on Amazon’s HQ2 list and more tech news.

Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here’s what’s going on: Apple, returning overseas cash, to pay $38 billion tax bill Apple says it will bring hundreds of billions of overseas dollars...

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Home Run: Austin-based Petros PACE scores $10M in deal led by Alex Rodriguez

Former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and his investment firm are the lead investors in a $10 million funding round for Austin-based Petros PACE Finance. Petros provides long-term PACE financing to U.S. commercial property owners seeking to increase...

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Forget Amazon. Could Austin be home to Apple’s new HQ2? 

Turns out Amazon isn’t the only tech giant looking to create a second headquarters.  Apple, which already has a significant presence in Austin, said Wednesday that it wants to spend as much as $30 billion on a brand new corporate campus and additions...

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Wintry weather tests Austin’s telecommuting abilities

As Tuesday’s wintry weather hit, a number of Central Texas workers heeded warnings to stay off icy, slick roads and remain at home – but that didn’t mean they all got the day off from work. In today’s high-tech, always-connected world, telecommuting...

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Wintry weather tests Austin’s telecommuting abilities

As Tuesday’s wintry weather hit, a number of Central Texas workers heeded warnings to stay off icy, slick roads and remain at home – but that didn’t mean they all got the day off from work. In today’s high-tech, always-connected world, telecommuting...

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Austin’s VC profile might be on the rise

Is Austin finally on the radar of East and West Coast venture capitalists? A new survey suggests the answer is yes. At least 24 Austin startups raised rounds of $10 million or more in 2017, according to a MoneyTree report by PricewaterhouseCoopers...

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Is Austin finally on radar of East and West Coast VCs? New numbers suggest it is.

Is Austin finally on the radar of East and West Coast venture capitalists? A new survey suggests the answer is yes. At least 24 Austin startups raised rounds of $10 million or more in 2017, according to a MoneyTree report by PricewaterhouseCoopers...

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Thursday Tech Crawl: Qualcomm set to win EU backing for $39B NXP deal, plus more tech news

Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here’s what’s happening: Qualcomm set to win EU approval for $39B deal for NXP Qualcomm Inc. is set to clinch European Union antitrust approval for its...

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Austin’s Shelfbucks, which helps retailers make the most of in-store displays, rings up $9M

Shelfbucks, which lets retailers analyze the performance of in-store displays, has rung up $9 million in new funding. Founded in 2012, Austin-based Shelfbucks has developed mobile technology that brands and retailers integrate into product displays...

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