The End of an Era for, the blog created by serial tech entrepreneur Bryan Menell, has ceased to publish. Menell wrote a post to his readers just before the holidays informing them of his plans to shutter his blog, but to keep up a tech entrepreneurial resource page listing accelerators, venture investors, groups, co-working sites, angel organizations and publications. Menell […]

By Popular Demand, Mahana Expands Outside the Restaurant Industry

BY SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News One of the rules of startups is that you can’t always follow the rules of startups. Mahana was trying. After launching its technology that helped restaurants reach out to their best customers when they were in proximity of the establishment, it kept getting calls from hotels, sports […]

Mahana Helps Restaurants Roll Out the Red Carpet

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News At a restaurant like Swift’s Attic, when someone is an especially good customer—perhaps because they come in a lot, host big parties or drink expensive Bourbon– you don’t reward them with a punch card good for a free muffin. You might send out a complimentary appetizer, said […]

SubtleData Raises Seed Funding, Launches Product and Appoints CEO

SubtleData launches a new software platform for sales, appoints a new CEO and closes on a seed round of funding. Bryan Menell, a successful serial entrepreneur formerly with the Dachis Group, has joined the Austin-based startup, which connects mobile applications to point of sale systems, as its CEO. He joins Richard Bagdonas, company founder and […]