Dropoff is launching today to modernize the same-day delivery experience for businesses. By utilizing Dropoff, businesses will now be able to better manage their same-day delivery needs with easy online ordering, transparent pricing, real-time tracking, accurate ETAs for pickups and deliveries, email confirmations and driver ratings. Today, Dropoff will introduce services in Austin, TX for industries including but not limited to healthcare, food and grocery, business services, hospitality and retail. Additional metropolitan areas to follow in early 2015.
Famigo, an educational mobile app company, is now pre-loaded on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, one of the most anticipated Android devices of 2014.
The Note 4 ‘phablet’ is the latest device to feature Famigo pre-loaded. Other devices include Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy Note Pro, HTC One M8 and LG G Flex. Famigo’s partnership with device manufacturers underlines the company’s commitment to provide the best available education and child approved entertainment to as many families and schools as possible.
Cratejoy announced $4M Series A financing led by Charles River Ventures, and it it also open for beta testers.
NuHabitat, a residential real estate application (and Capital Factory Incubator company) designed with ease of use in mind, has just released its personalized Agent Contact Widget. The new website offers a suite of enhanced solutions for real estate agents and brokerages, with features like client access to timely and accurate sales data that have made property search sites like Redfin popular with consumers.
Famigo, a company providing safer experiences for children on mobile devices, has announced the launch of Famigo EDU, a one-to-one tablet platform for elementary school students and teachers. The secure platform lets teachers find the best content from any source, design individualized lessons online and send them directly to students’ tablets.
Favor, the app to get any local store or restaurant delivered, today announced $2M in seed funding from angels and venture capitalists including Tim Draper and Silverton Partners. With demand surging in its initial markets of Austin and Boston, Favor is leading the push for customer-centric delivery in the ‘Sharing Economy’.
There is one awesome thing about having a really hip grocery store headquartered in your city; you get to be the test bed for new technologies. Especially if you are downtown at the flagship Whole Foods store.
Violina Rindova, Zlotnick Family Chair in Entrepreneurship and Herb Kelleher Chair in Entrepreneurship in the McCombs Department of Management, has been appointed as the new director of the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, Growth and Renewal. Lauranne Jarrett, managing general partner for G-51 Capital Management, LLC, is the incoming entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) for 2014-2015; and Laura Kilcrease, previous EIR, is returning to further her support for entrepreneurship at the school.
Polygraph Media today announced it has acquired Offergraph, the predictive marketing technology company founded by Ian Karnell, Jeremi Karnell, and Dr. Edo Airoldi.
Famigo, a company providing safer experiences for children on mobile devices, now comes preloaded via the Android platform on two new and popular tablets: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 and the Samsung Galaxy Note Pro. Families can access educational entertainment—with new content added daily for constant engagement—and use Famigo’s optional child lock to keep tablets family-safe.