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Austin home automation startup WigWag raises $3.2 million

A Silicon Valley venture firm is the lead backer in $3.2 million investment in Austin-based home automation startup WigWag. WigWag received the funding in a deal led by CSC Venture Capital, based in Palo Alto, Calif. CSC Venture Capital is the investment...

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Austin entrepreneur Rojo pushes for a more diverse tech industry

Joel Rojo says he wouldn’t have launched a startup if it weren’t for mentors who convinced him he could do it.  Now, the 25-year-old Harvard-educated software developer wants to do the same for others.  Rojo is the Austin winner of a new entrepreneur-in-residence...

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Austin entrepreneur attacks diabetes with an app

When Jeffrey Dachis lost 20 pounds in eight weeks over a summer, he knew something was wrong.  A visit to the doctor determined what was going on: He had Type 1 diabetes.  “It was a bit shocking in that I’m a marathon runner and I eat great,” said...

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Austin artists add ATX flair to Google’s local self-driving cars

Some Central Texans have added a bit of color to those slick, self-driving cars that Google has been testing on Austin-area roads.    The plain, white cars started making the rounds in the Mueller neighborhood and elsewhere around town last year –...

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