Austin Tech Happy Hour Pre-SXSW

I just opened up 50 more tickets for blog readers, but we’re just about at capacity for this event. So get your tickets while they last. It’s our biggest, busiest, craziest happy hour of the year. The best part is that this is not an official SXSW event, so you don’t need a badge in [...]

Wi-Fi Alliance Moves Up and Out

How does a globally-influential trade organization that counts 400 companies in its roster and is charged with driving the evolution of an entire industry get its start? Sometimes with the help of start-up incubators, like the University of Texas’ Austin Technology Incubator (ATI).

New Spiceworks iPhone App Launched

Spiceworks™, Inc. today announced the release of Spiceworks for the iPhone – a new mobile application that allows the 1.3 million users of Spiceworks to connect with peers, access the help desk, and manage their IT networks from the iPhone. The new Spiceworks app is already ranked among the top 30 free business apps in iTunes.

Style and Substance at Launch 2011

Special Thursday edition of mobileTech Tuesday, by Steve Guengerich I’m in San Francisco this week with a couple colleagues from Appconomy at the Launch conference for the official announcement of our first app, Group{in}. Other Austin companies here include Deed or Greed – deals & coupons site where users earn cash-back from purchases they and [...]

Open Positions at the ATI

Interested in being part of the entrepreneurial and startup ecosystem in Austin? Here are two awesome-sounding jobs that will remain posted till Wednesday, so please check them out promptly. The Austin Technology Incubator is hiring for these positions, so make sure to apply now. ATI has served the entrepreneur community for over twenty years and [...]

SailPoint Closes 2010 with 40 New Global 2000 Customers and Two Strategic Transactions

Driven by strong customer demand for its award-winning identity governance solution, SailPoint achieved record growth in 2010, with revenue up 200% over 2009. The fourth quarter of 2010 was the company’s eighth consecutive growth quarter, highlighted by a record number of new customers. SailPoint doubled its customer base in 2010, adding 40 global companies. To support this growth, SailPoint also grew its headcount to 125 and doubled its office space in Austin, Texas.

People News at SpredFast and Bazaarvoice

Former Lombardi Software CEO Rod Favaron Joins SpredFast as CEO Spredfast today announced that Rod Favaron has joined the company as chief executive officer, effective immediately. In addition, Favaron will join the Spredfast board of directors. Favaron’s appointment caps off a year of successes for Spredfast which include aggressive customer acquisition, Series A funding from [...]

AllWebLeads Acquires InsuranceLeads.com

All Web Leads, a leading online sales lead generation company supplying the US insurance industry, announced today that it had acquired InsuranceLeads.com, a leading online insurance leads provider. To facilitate the acquisition the company has partnered with Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, who have invested to take a controlling interest in the [...]

Capital Factory 2011 Applications Open

In just 10 weeks during the summer, your company can make more progress than it would have otherwise in 10 months. That’s possible, because the Capital Factory program will provide you with some cash (up to $20,000), the mentorship of 20 great entrepreneurs, and free services with a value of about $20,000 additional. This will [...]

Socialware Raises $3M Series B

Socialware, the leader in social media compliance and engagement, today announced that it has secured $3 million in additional funding from existing investors, including FLOODGATE, G-51 Capital and Silverton Partners. Socialware has attracted tremendous interest from the venture capital community and will use this new capital to extend its market leadership and expand its platform [...]

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