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Austin Technology Council adds new board members

Austin Technology Council, announces the addition of Dennis McWilliams of Apollo Endosurgery, Lynn Atchison of Homeaway, John Arrow of Mutual Mobile and Adam Berman of TVA Medical to its board.
“These executives reflect the fast growth areas of Austin technology – bio tech and medical, mobile and wireless, consumer and Web 2.0 technologies,” according to a news statement.
Other members of the board include Susanne Bowen, CEO of PeopleAdmin, Rod Favaron, CEO of Spredfast, Mark McClain, CEO of SailPoint Technologies, Gary Sabins, CEO of Spinal Restoration and Manoj Saxena, general manager of Watson Solutions, IBM.
The Austin Technology Council’s advisory board also includes Rob Bridges, managing director, Wortham Insurance and Kevin Timmons, CTO Cyrus One.
“As the voice of technology in Central Texas, it is critical that our board reflects the present – and future – of this region,” ATC President Julie Huls said in a news statement. “Having a greater representation in bio tech, mobile and consumer tech is a statement that we will be strengthening our efforts to increase growth in the areas we believe are important to the region’s future.”
The Austin Technology Council, founded in 1994, has more 6,000 members including 230 member companies.

Apollo Endosurgery Inc. Lands $47.6 million in Financing

Who’s got $47.6 million in new financing?
That would be Apollo Endosurgery Inc. The Austin-based medical device maker announced that it has landed a big round of funding to develop its line of minimally invasive, scarless surgical procedures.
Apollo Endosurgery’s investors include Novo A/S, Remeditex Ventures, CPMG, Inc., PTV Sciences and H.I.G. BioVentures.
The company will use the money to launch its OverStitch Endoscopic Suturing System and other flexible surgical tools that allow surgeons to perform numerous procedures without making incisions into the patient’s skin.

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