Lori Hawkins: Plugged In
Austin startup Dosh has raised an additional $44 million to expand its app for finding cash and deals. Founded in 2016, the company offers a free app that gives consumers cash back on debit and credit card purchases when they shop, eat and travel...Read More
In a move that will help it challenge much larger rivals, e-commerce software maker BigCommerce has raised $64 million for a new wave of expansion. The lead investor in the deal was Goldman Sachs, with participation from existing investors General...Read More
PIMCO, one of the world’s biggest asset managers, said Tuesday it has chosen Austin for its third U.S. office and plans to hire dozens of employees. The Austin office “will have a significant technology presence” and is expected to open in the summer...Read More
Austin-based legal software maker Mitratech, which has grown through acquisitions, has done another deal. The company said it has purchased San Francisco-based ThinkSmart, which sells workflow automation software for handling legal work. ThinkSmart’s...Read More
Thursday Tech Crawl: Jeff Bezos reveals Amazon has 100M Prime members, Facebook posts a job listing for chip designers, and some wonder if iPhone demand has peaked.
Good Thursday morning to you, Austin! We have scanned the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here are today’s headlines: Jeff Bezos reveals Amazon has 100 million Prime members Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has released his latest annual...Read More
When it came time for TheWaveVR to raise a new round of venture capital, the Austin-based startup used its own virtual reality technology to make the pitch. The company, which has created a social platform for VR music and visual experiences, used...Read More
Indiana-based mobile fundraising company OneCause has acquired Austin-based Great Feats, which provides a social engagement and fundraising platform. Financial terms were not disclosed. OneCause, based in Indianapolis, said Great Feats will allow...Read More
Thanks to a $250 million mega-investment in Austin-based WP Engine, venture capital activity in Austin soared in the first quarter. A total of $510 million was raised by 27 companies during the quarter, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers...Read More
Thursday Tech Crawl: Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing. Plus, Apple’s stumbling HomePod isn’t the hot seller it wanted.
Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest technology headlines. Here’s what’s happening: Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing The Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, was given a rougher ride...Read More
Oracle’s massive Austin waterfront campus is about to get even bigger. In March, Oracle moved into its new, five-story building in Southeast Austin that spans more than half a million square feet and overlooks Lady Bird Lake. Now, new plans filed...Read More