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Dell Technologies unveils its venture capital arm with plans to put $100 million in startups

After making investments in stealth mode in recent years, Dell Technologies has unveiled its new venture capital arm and announced plans to invest $100 million a year in startups. Dell Technologies Capital is the result of combining the venture capital...

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Capital Factory - Austin’s ‘Center of Gravity’ for startups - debuts new event, VR space

When Joshua Baer launched Capital Factory in 2008, his goal was to make it the “center of gravity” for Austin startups. That’s pretty much what has happened: The downtown Austin-based tech accelerator and co-working space last year hosted 837 events...

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Austin courier Dropoff raises millions to break into dozens of new markets

Austin courier service Dropoff has collected $8.5 million to speed its entrance into new cities and ramp up hiring, the company said Monday. Dropoff, which launched in 2014, offers same-day delivery services for businesses using online tools for ordering...

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Austin marketing automation startup eRelevance brings in $5.1 million to expand

There are literally thousands of high-tech marketing tools to help small businesses try to drum up new customers. But Austin-based eRelevance says it’s more valuable for business owners to focus on the customers they have by targeting them with special...

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Beware of the latest Google Docs phishing scam

Beware: A new Google Docs Phishing scam appears to be sweeping through newsrooms and elsewhere.  According to Gizmodo, on Wednesday, unsuspecting email users, including those at the Austin American-Statesman, BuzzFeed, Hearst and many others, received...

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Austin health diagnostics startup EverlyWell collects $2 million for expansion

Julia Cheek got the idea for her healthcare technology startup after having a bad experience with diagnostic testing. After spending $2,000 out-of-pocket for specialty testing, the results were confusing, and Cheek decided to create a better process...

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Austin’s Bitfusion raises $5M, unveils its deep learning and AI platform

Austin-based tech company Bitfusion has raised $5 million for expansion and is unveiling its new deep learning and artificial intelligence platform. Bitfusion is developing technology that promises to boost application performance by orders of magnitude...

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Tech Crawl: Infosys to 10,000 Americans after Trump criticism, Airbnb and HomeAway settle with San Francisco and Facebook knows when teens feel insecure -- and shared its research with an advertiser.

Good morning, Austin! We scrolled the internet to bring you the latest in tech news. Here’s what’s happening: Infosys to hire 10,000 Americans after Trump criticism India’s Infosys plans to hire 10,000 Americans in the next two years in reaction...

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Five Austin-based apps that can make your life easier

Austin might not be the headquarters of app juggernauts like Uber or Instacart, but there are plenty of hometown-developed apps targeted toward consumers.  These apps aiming to solve problems like finding the right babysitter or getting a meal delivered...

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