Postmates Launches in Austin

Postmates, which is like “Uber” for stuff, unlocks the inventory of a city by connecting customers with a dedicated fleet of couriers to deliver anything in under an hour. Postmates is currently doing over 15,000 deliveries a week in six cities across the U.S., and starting today will allow Austinites to get nearly any item — from takeout and groceries to retail items and even prescriptions — delivered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Phunware on Acquisition Roll

Phunware, the pioneer of Multiscreen as a Service (MaaS), the first fully integrated services platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their anytime anywhere users worldwide, today announced that it has acquired Miami based Simplikate.

Cloudera Strengthens Hadoop Security with Acquisition of Gazzang

Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, today announced that it has acquired Gazzang, the big data security experts, to dramatically strengthen its security offerings, building on the roadmap laid out last year when Cloudera first delivered Sentry.

Eagle Eye Networks Announces Cloud Video API which Scales to Big Data Analytics

Eagle Eye Networks, Inc., provider of a cloud managed, on-demand security and operations video management system, today announced the Eagle Eye Video API, targeted at businesses and developers integrating video into their applications.

ATI Graduate Yan Engines Raises $4M

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), today congratulates Yan Engines on its company momentum.

Famigo on HTC One M8 Provides Child-Approved Apps On The Go

Famigo, a company providing safer experiences for children on mobile devices, is now available pre-installed on the HTC One M8 on the AT&T network.

Filament Labs Raises $1 Million, Announces First Customers

Filament Labs raised $1 million in a seed round led by Mercury Fund to grow their flagship product, Patient IO, a care plan delivery platform for health professionals. Patient IO helps health professionals create personalized care plans that can be seamlessly delivered to patients outside the clinic.

Invodo Puts New Lens on Sigma’s Online Video Program to Focus on Sales

To capitalize on the growing power of online video, Sigma, a leading researcher, developer, manufacturer and service provider of some of the world’s most impressive lines of lenses, cameras and flashes, enlisted Invodo, the business video experts, to expand its portfolio of online video.

Step One Lands $4M from Silverton and Live Oak

StepOne, the adaptive self-service company, today announced the launch of their Contextual Care™ system in limited distribution. The company’s flagship product Contextual Care makes it easy for customers to resolve their own problems online by proactively delivering personalized support recommendations based on contextual data. StepOne has deployments currently with two global communication service providers, Telstra (Australia’s largest telecomm, a $38B company) and a Tier 1 U.S. cable company.

Compare Metrics Secures $3.8M in Follow-On Funding

Compare Metrics, the leading provider of Adaptive Commerce navigation and discovery tools, today announced it has secured $3.8 million in follow-on financing.