Unbound Commerce Acquires Apptive

Unbound Commerce, based in Boston, announced its acquisition Monday of Austin-based Apptive. Apptive has created a software platform that allows online merchants to create and manage native mobile apps easily. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Unbound Commerce works with more than 600 merchants, including major brands such as Finish Line, Sears […]

Apptive Raises $1 Million and Expands its Partnerships

Apptive, a mobile app maker, announced it has raised $1 million in the last year. The Austin-based company plans to use the funds to expand its partnerships with e-commerce platforms and online merchants. “With close to half of time spent on e-commerce sites coming from smartphones and tablets, online merchants understand the importance of taking […]

Eight startups to watch from Demo Day in Austin

A gaming company, weather site and even an organic grocery delivery service pitched their startup companies at the Capital Factory’s Demo Day in Austin last week. In an afternoon session, 17 entrepreneurs fast pitched their ventures on stage at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center to other entrepreneurs, investors and the media. Here’s my […]