Postmaster, the only smart and simple way to ship, track and save on small parcel shipping, today announced it has raised a seed investment round of $600,000. The round was led by Capital Factory, Cloud Power and Zelkova Ventures, as well as a consortium of angels. Postmaster will use the seed investment round to expand its development team, build additional carrier integrations, and expand its core features and functionality.
Compare Metrics, which empowers brands to harness disconnected information from across the web to power individualized discovery experiences and drive sales, today announced that it has received $4.2 million in first-round financing.
Self-storage marketplace SpareFoot is offering relief to those affected by the devastating tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area. The Austin, TX-based company will donate a month of storage to businesses, families and individuals who need temporary space to store and protect their belongings in the aftermath of the tornadoes.
Mass Relevance, the technology leader in social curation and integration, today announced that it has passed key company milestones as demand accelerates for social experiences that engage users and boost brand loyalty. As of May 15, the company’s platform has integrated 25 billion pieces of content into dynamic visualizations on digital displays ranging from TV and second screens through billboards, stadium displays, websites, mobile apps, conference centers and in-store displays.
Mutual Mobile today unveiled GlassSim, a free, easy to use prototyping tool designed to encourage people to dream big about what can be accomplished with Google Glass. In a few short minutes users can mock-up fields of view from the perspective of someone wearing Google Glass – no technical expertise or coding required.
Bob Metcalfe wants tech founders to be heralded like athletes. I see a few tactical steps that will help. I’ll break them into some non snarky categories and avoid “inside baseball” jargon that is inherent in my style of writing…
TheStreet, a leading digital financial media company, announced today an agreement with 9W Search, Inc. of Austin, Texas to provide visitors of The Street.com with access to its innovative financial answer engine.
Gluu, an open source access management company, announced today that it has open-sourced the code needed to support Toopher, a location aware two-factor authentication mechanism, in its enterprise SSO and access management platform. With Toopher, Gluu’s enterprise customers can offer their employees, partners, and customers an excellent user experience for strong authentication with single sign-on to cloud, mobile, and social applications using SAML 2.0 and OpenID Connect, the soon-to-be standardized profile of OAuth 2.0.
Time Warner Cable today announced that the company has begun deployment of TWC WiFi™, a citywide WiFi Hotspot network for its customers in Austin, Texas. Access to the TWC WiFi™ network is free to Time Warner Cable customers with Standard Internet or above and to Time Warner Cable Business Class Internet customers. Additionally, free Trial and Prepaid Access options starting as low as $2.95/hour are available on TWC WiFi™ for those not qualifying for free access.
Two weeks from today, Austin Technology Council (ATC) will host its third annual CEO Summit, for one full day at ACL Live at The Moody Theater. The Wednesday, May 8 agenda features a stellar set of local technology leaders who have built national reputations and global brands, yet remain very personally committed to the success of the region.