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Austin’s uShip unveils sleek new HQ, gears up for more growth

After years of working in two downtown offices, uShip employees are finally under the same roof in a sleek new headquarters on East Riverside Drive. And the timing is right: the move comes as the 220-person company, which runs an online shipping marketplace...

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Here’s why Austin tech accelerator Capital Factory is expanding to Dallas

Tech accelerator Capital Factory, which recently expanded in Austin, is breaking into Dallas. The tech incubator, seed-investment fund and co-working space has teamed up with the Dallas Entrepreneur Center to connect members in both groups with mentors...

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With a new $200M credit facility, Austin’s Upland Software is ready for more acquisitions

More acquisitions are on the way for Austin-based Upland Software. The company, which has grown by buying small software companies, has closed a $200 million credit facility to do more deals. Wells Fargo Capital Finance and CIT Bank, N.A. are joint...

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Tech Crawl: NXP Semiconductors and Q2 Holdings report mixed second quarter results

Good morning, Austin! It’s earnings time, and NXP Semiconductors, which has a large Austin presence, and Austin-based Q2 Holdings posted second-quarter results this morning. Here’s a look at how they performed. NXP misses Q2 profit forecasts, beats...

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Austin startup SwimTopia makes splash with an acquisition

Austin startup SwimTopia, which sells software for swim team management, is making waves with an acquisition. The company said Wednesday it has purchased Atlanta-based Swim-Team.US. Founded in 2008, Swim-Team.US serves more than 500 swim teams across...

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Who's investing in Austin startups? New VC report has the answer

Who’s doing deals in Austin? A new report by two tech industry veterans provides a comprehensive look.  The study was conducted by David Altounian, assistant professor of entrepreneurship at St. Edward’s University and the former founder and CEO of...

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Fast-growing health care startup EverlyWell launches new DNA-based at-home lab tests

Austin-based startup EverlyWell is launching three new biomarker and genomics products that expand its suite of at-home testing kits. The new tests use DNA to provide information about food sensitivity, metabolism and breast milk DHA levels. EverlyWell...

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Austin VC funding soared in the 2nd quarter

After a slow start to the year, venture capital activity in Austin bounced back in the second quarter, with internet companies leading the charge. A total of $330 million was raised by 43 companies during the quarter — a 182 percent increase...

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Austin VC funding bounces back, jumps 182 percent in 2nd quarter

After a slow start to the year, venture capital activity in Austin bounced back in the second quarter, with internet companies leading the charge. A total of $330 million was raised by 43 companies during the quarter, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers...

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