San Antonio’s Code for America Fellows Create “Homebase” App

Since January, the Code for America fellowship team has worked with the City of San Antonio. The team made up of Maya Benari, David Leonard and Amy Mok have met with citizens and city officials. They spent a few months here working and then went back to San Francisco to complete their project. Now they’ve […]

Recipeas Launches Recipe Search App

Nate McGuire, co-founder of Recipeas, a recipe search app, recently answered a few questions about his startup, which is based at Capital Factory in downtown Austin. Q. Can you explain your product in the simplest language possible? A. Recipeas is an iOS recipe app that tells you what you should cook with the ingredients you […]

Want Something? Favor Delivers to Central Austin Residents

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Ever want something from the store – a sandwich, milk, batteries – but didn’t have time to get it? If you’re in central Austin, you can now use Favor. Favor is an app based delivery service that gets customers food, drinks, or whatever else they need delivered […]

An interview with Loku’s CEO Dan Street

Loku is a local search site that promotes local discovery and highlights the quirks of each city. Loku recently released a mobile application that lets users discover what’s happening right around them like events, restaurants, news and tips as well as it lets users establish themselves as local experts for their cities. With the release […]

Can We Studios lands $1.5 million in funding

Can We Studios, a mobile application development company, has received $1.5 million in funding through private investors. The Austin-based startup plans to launch the CanWeNetwork this summer, a professional networking applications online. Brooke Braswell and Dan Kloiber founded Can We Studios last year. Kloiber an angel investor and technology entrepreneur, led the investment round. He […]

Appconomy lands $10 million in financing

The venture capital continues to flow into Austin. This time, Appconomy has landed $10 million in a first round venture debt funding deal designed to accelerate its operations in China. Appconomy has created a merchant payment system called AppWallet and offers an app for smartphones, tablets and feature phones. The company has a Chinese corporate […]