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As it fine-tunes its business model, Austin-based Snap Kitchen has raised $16M, according to filings

Austin-based Snap Kitchen, which recently left the Chicago market and closed locations in Philadelphia, has raised $16.3 million, according to a new securities filing. The company received the funding in equity and options, warrants or other securities...

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Austin-based TrendKite lands $11 million for growth

TrendKite, which helps clients gauge the effectiveness of their public relations, has raised an additional $11 million to accelerate its expansion plans. The Austin-based company, which was founded in 2012, makes analytics software that lets agencies...

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Three Austin companies close year by collecting a combined $17 million

Three Austin companies -- two software makers and an LED lighting manufacturer -- have raised a combined $17 million, according to securities filings. Illumitex, which develops LED lights for various industries, has received $7 million, according...

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A milestone for Austin-based Car2go: 1 million users 

Car2go, the car-sharing company based in Austin, says it has hit a milestone: It has topped 1 million users in North America. The milestone comes nine years after Car2go launched its North America operation in Austin as a pilot program with 200 cars...

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UT-spawned tech startup GenXComm raises $7 million  

Austin-based startup GenXComm, which creates technology to boost wireless and wired communication networks, said Tuesday that it has raised $7 million to expand operations and add staff members.   The funding, led by Intel’s investment branch, is...

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Austin e-commerce startup Dosh raises $5M for deal-finding app that gives cash back

Austin startup Dosh has raised an additional $5 million as it prepares to launch its app for finding cash and deals. Founded a year ago, the company offers a free app that gives consumers cash back on debit and credit card purchases when they shop...

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Dell reports 3rd quarter sales of $19.6 billion, lowers operating loss

Dell Technologies on Thursday reported a more than 20 percent year-over-year growth in sales for its fiscal third quarter, while also reporting that it lowered its operating loss. Boosted by solid sales in PCs, servers and networking devices, the...

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Austin tech firm BlazingDB raises $2.9 million for growth

Austin tech company BlazingDB has raised $2.9 million in seed round funding that the company says it will use to hire more staff and increase its sales capabilities.   California-based investment group NVIDIA GPU Ventures and Samsung NEXT, Samsung’s...

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Friday Tech Crawl: Mashable sold, Apple’s VP of diversity exiting and Tesla’s big truck news

Happy Friday before Thanksgiving, everybody! Here are some tech stories we’re watching: Tesla unveils truck and also a surprise new Roadster On Thursday night, Tesla’s Elon Musk unveiled the company’s big new electric vehicle, a semitractor-trailer...

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UPDATE: Austin software maker SailPoint raises $240M in IPO, gets a warm welcome from Wall Street

Software maker SailPoint Technologies got a warm welcome from Wall Street on its first day as a public company. The Austin-based company raised $240 million in an initial public offering on Thursday. The company priced 20 million shares at $12 each...

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