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Austin gets new nonstop flights to tech hubs San Jose and Raleigh-Durham 

Good news for tech travelers: Austin is getting new nonstop flights to technology hubs San Jose and Raleigh-Durham. Alaska Airlines will begin new daily nonstop service between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International...

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Capital Factory and Moovel team up to launch a transportation-focused tech accelerator 

Austin’s Capital Factory and mobile transit tech company Moovel North America are teaming up to create an accelerator for transportation-related startups. MobilityX will focus on mentoring new mobility-as-a-service companies and bringing innovative...

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Austin startup TurnKey Vacation Rentals lands $21 million for expansion

A year ago, Austin’s TurnKey Vacation Rentals raised $10 million to expand its vacation rental management service. Today, after a year of fast growth, the startup will announce it has raised an additional $21 million. Founded in 2013, TurnKey provides...

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Want to buy an Austin tech exec's mansion for $5.72 million?

A prominent Austin tech executive is selling his five-bedroom home, a luxury property that’s being billed as “one of the most gorgeous estates in West Lake Hills.” Tom Hogan, former CEO of Vignette, is now chairman and CEO at Kony Inc. in Austin....

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Jill Biden added to SXSW speakers list

Jill Biden, wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, has been added to this year’s South by Southwest speakers list, SXSW organizers said Tuesday. On Monday, the conference had announced that the former vice president will deliver a 3:30 p.m. Sunday...

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Tech Crawl: Snap’s IPO debuts today, and Oculus cuts prices on its VR gear. Plus Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer won’t get a bonus this year.

Good morning, Austin! We have scoured the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here’s what’s happening: Snap makes its IPO debut today  It’s finally happening: Snap makes its trading debut this morning, a day after it priced its public...

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Austin's Next Coast Ventures launches an $85 million fund to invest in startups

Good news for Austin entrepreneurs: Next Coast Ventures has closed on an $85 million fund to invest in startups. The new firm, founded by two technology industry veterans, plans to do 20 to 30 deals, with up to three-quarters of them in Central Texas...

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Austin’s Next Coast Ventures launches an $85 million fund to invest in startups

Good news for Austin entrepreneurs: Next Coast Ventures has closed on an $85 million fund to invest in startups. The new firm, founded by two technology industry veterans, plans to do 20 to 30 deals, with up to three-quarters of them in Central Texas...

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Revenue flat, losses widen at Austin’s Bazaarvoice, as company transitions its business

Austin software maker Bazaarvoice’s revenue was flat in the company’s fiscal third quarter, but CEO Gene Austin said growth is on the way. The online and social media marketing company on Tuesday reported revenue of $50.5 million for the quarter ended...

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