Hatching Thunder Lizards from Radioactive Eggs in Austin

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Can Austin produce a thunder lizard, a $100 billion tech startup? Mike Maples Jr., managing partner of Floodgate Ventures in Palo Alto, thinks so. He wants Austin to hatch what he calls a thunder lizard in the next 10 years. Bob Metcalfe, professor of innovation at the […]

Financing Thunderlizards in Austin at Capital Factory

Capital Factory, Silverton Partners and Floodgate announced Monday morning they are teaming up to provide matching investments for all Capital Factory incubator companies. Josh Baer, co-founder of Capital Factory, made the announcement via a blog post and on Twitter. TechCrunch also posted this story on it. In total, each startup will get up to $150,000 […]

Written Raises $1 Million in Seed Stage Funding

Written.com receives $1 million in seed stage funding from LiveOak Venture Partners, Floodgate and several angel investors. Written.com plans to use the funding to expand its business development efforts and its blogger network. The Austin-based startup connects bloggers with brands interested in licensing their content. “Written.com takes the guesswork out of content marketing,” Josh Kerr, […]