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Austin’s Magnitude Software, which raised $100M for acquisitions, does another deal

Magnitude Software, which raised $100 million to buy smaller companies, has made another purchase. Austin-based Magnitude has acquired Agility Multichannel, which sells product information management software.  Agility is based in York, United Kingdom...

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Wednesday Tech Crawl: Twitter will now label political ads with sponsors. 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: Twitter will now label political ads with sponsors Twitter is announcing plans to publicly disclose all ads on its platform...

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Austin-based AI startup Tethr lands $15 million investment

Austin-based startup Tethr, which uses artificial intelligence to analyze customer calls, has tied up a $15 million investment. The lead investor in the Series A deal was Grotech Ventures, with participation from MissionOG and a number of strategic...

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Austin’s SailPoint files for a $100 million IPO

Will SailPoint Technologies break Austin’s IPO drought? The Austin-based software company has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of stock. Founded in 2005 by three Austin...

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Global IT reseller SHI is betting on Austin with hundreds of new jobs

Since opening an Austin office nine years ago, global IT reseller SHI International has been one of Austin’s fastest growing tech-centered companies. Today, the company has 820 employees at its offices on South MoPac Boulevard, and it has plans to...

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WeWork adding another downtown Austin co-working space

WeWork, the New York co-working giant, is opening a second downtown Austin location that can accommodate more than 1,000 members. The new space will debut in spring 2018 in the Chase Bank tower at 221 W. Sixth St.  WeWork West Sixth will occupy the...

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Wednesday Tech Crawl: Internal email details Twitter’s new rules for sexual content. Plus more tech news.

Good morning, Austin! We have scanned the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here’s what’s going on: Internal email details Twitter’s new rules for sexual content Twitter will take a tougher stance on moderating "non-consensual"...

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Techstars will launch its first ‘impact’ accelerator in Austin

Want to tackle social and environmental issues with a startup? There’s a new accelerator for that. Techstars, a Boulder, Colo.-based accelerator, has chosen Austin for its first program aimed at “impact” startups.  The Techstars Impact Accelerator...

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Now accepting applications: Startup accelerator MassChallenge launches in Austin

Now Accepting Applications: That’s the message from MassChallenge, the Boston-based accelerator that officially launched its Texas program on Monday. At an event at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, MassChallenge celebrated its new presence...

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