Startups

Austin artificial intelligence startup gets $6 million to expand

Cybersecurity is no longer just about credit card hacks and identity theft. "It's now about hackers causing physical damage in the real world," said Amir Husain, founder and CEO of Austin-based artificial intelligence startup SparkCognition. "It can...

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Austin startup fights football concussions with brain scans

What they do: NeuroChaos uses Doppler ultrasounds to identify and track traumatic brain injury. Players receive a scan when they are healthy to determine a baseline. If a player is injured, the tests are repeated, and used by medical providers to...

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Austin health diagnostics startup EverlyWell raises $2.5 million 

After moving its headquarters from Dallas to Austin in March, startup EverlyWell has raised $2.5 million  to launch its at-home health care diagnostics business. Founded in 2015, EverlyWell currently offers testing for food sensitivity, women's health...

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Austin travel startup gets $2 million to expand

An Austin startup that wants to change how companies book business travel has raised $2 million for expansion. Tripchamp, which is launching a corporate travel booking platform, received the funding from the Bird Group, owners of Amadeus India, a...

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Houston company acquires Austin analytics startup Click Security

Alert Logic, a Houston company that provides security solutions for the cloud, has acquired Austin-based security analytics startup Click Security. By partnering with a company that that offers real-time security analytics, Alert Logic will have access...

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The Sooth app and why venture capital investing is declining

Reporter Lilly Rockwell interviews Omar Gallaga about why the Austin-developed Sooth app may have the answers to all your questions. And Lori Hawkins talks about why local venture investments are down. 

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Motley Fool invests in Austin startup YouEarnedIt

First, the Motley Fool was a customer of Austin startup YouEarnedIt. Now it's an investor. The  financial services company has made an investment in fast-growing YouEarnedIt. The amount of the investment was not released. Founded four years ago,...

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Tech veteran Bryan Menell joins Austin startup AngelSpan

Austin-based AngelSpan, which helps startups communicate with their investors, has recruited veteran entrepreneur Bryan Menell to lead it through a new wave of growth. Menell will serve as chief operating officer at AngelSpan, which provides investor...

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Open Source

Morning Tech Crawl: What to expect from Facebook's developer conference

Hello Austin! Here's the tech news happening around the Internet this Tuesday morning: It's all about video As far as Facebook is concerned, that is. At the annual F8 developer conference in San Francisco, which starts today, live video is expected...

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