Austin’s DealFlowNow: $60 Million Investment Group Seeks to Empower Underrepresented Founders

A new investment group, DealFlowNow, has launched in Austin to invest $60 million into early-stage companies. Kelsey August, a super angel investor and entrepreneur, is the founding managing director of DealFlowNow. She sat down with Silicon Hills News last Friday to talk about the focus of DealFlowNow. “I’ve been doing angel investing for a decade […]

Invoice Home’s Austin Relocation: Simplifying Global Success

In 2011, Petr Marek co-founded Invoice Home, formerly known as Wikilane, with Jiri Hradil. Invoice Home provides invoice-generating software for small businesses, freelancers, and entrepreneurs worldwide. They’ve grown the company to more than 8 million accounts worldwide, and last January, Invoice Home relocated its headquarters to WeWork on Congress in Austin. The company was attracted […]

Seven Key Takeaways from Dr. Bob Metcalfe’s Talk on Connectivity and Innovation

“The most important new fact about the human condition is that we are now suddenly connected. And it’s only going to get worse. Connectivity is a thing, is THE thing,” Dr. Bob Metcalfe. Serial Austin Entrepreneur Chris Taylor and Ethernet Inventor Dr. Bob Metcalfe discussed connectivity and more Tuesday evening at the Red Fridge Society, […]

Hypergiant Acquired by Dallas-based Private Equity Firm Trive Capital

When Hypergiant Industries launched in 2018, within two weeks, the company had an acquisition offer, said Ben Lamm, founder. But Hypergiant turned it down and turned down several other suitors in the last five years, he said. But this year, Hypergiant got an acquisition offer, which it couldn’t refuse because the partnership has so much […]

Google for Startups Awards Grants to Texas-based Startups, Fueling Innovation and Growth

Google for Startups has awarded Austin-based Omaiven, which does workflow automation for clinic operations, $150,000 in cash and additional support services. It also awarded $150,000 to DataScope, a San Antonio-based startup that leverages mobile technology to revolutionize data collection and deliver real-time insights to any industry. “Google for Startups Latino Founders signifies a validation of […]

Corrily Wins Global Pitch Competition at SaaStock Austin, Showcasing Price Optimization Software

Corrily, a price optimization software startup used by subscription-based companies, won the global pitch competition at Saastock Austin on Friday. The San Francisco-based company beat five semi-finalists to claim the top prize, including Oneup, Userflow, Uspacey, Laxis, and Forged. Saasgtock, based in London, held its inaugural SaaStock Austin conference last week with more than 800 […]

Austin Celebrates Innovation and Entrepreneurship: 2023 A-LIST Awards Unveil Tech Champions

The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Opportunity Austin and SXSW, hosted a spectacular event last week at the Long Center for the Performing Arts to announce the winners of the highly anticipated 2023 A-LIST Awards. Dedicated to recognizing and honoring local tech and innovation companies of all sizes, the A-LIST Awards showcases […]

Unleashing SaaS Power: SaaStock Austin Takes Over the Tech Capital with Global SaaS Giants

Eleven years ago, Alex Theuma was selling software, but he had entrepreneurial aspirations and was fascinated with software companies like Slack and Evernote. Theuma started a Software as a Service (SaaS) blog called SaaScribe. Next, he launched a podcast, The SaaS Revolution Show, in 2015 and created the first SaaStock in Dublin, Ireland, in 2016. […]

Setpoint Bolsters Asset-Backed Lending Platform with Acquisition of Resolute Diligence Solutions

Austin-based Setpoint has acquired Resolute Diligence Solutions, which provides asset-level reviews for real estate loans. Setpoint, founded in 2021, is a fintech and proptech startup that raised a $43 million Series A round in December 2022. Setpoint’s capital and technology platform enables real-estate, auto, consumer, and other asset-backed borrowers to offer credit options to consumers […]

Google Fiber is Looking for 20 Gig Internet Testers in Austin

Google Fiber is looking for testers in the Austin market to see what they can do with 20 Gig Internet. The applications can be drug development, virtual reality, artificial intelligent humanoid robot assistants, flying cars, or something else. According to Google, an organization or company might be an excellent candidate to test a symmetrical 20 […]