The Zebra, a real-time online auto insurance comparison platform, today announced that it has raised an additional $3 million to complete its seed financing round, bringing the company total to $4.5 million to fuel a nationwide expansion of its auto insurance comparison services.
HomeAway acquired Australian-based Stayz for $198M in cash.
Boxer, the next generation mobile inbox, today announced immediate availability of the Boxer app for Apple’s iPad. Building upon its market lead as an independent, open platform, the company also announced integrations with Evernote and Sanebox.
Sports clothing giant Under Armour has acquired Austin-based MapMyFitness for $150M, according to media reports.
Two online travel leaders, HomeAway, Inc. and Expedia.com, today announced an agreement intended to expand online travel accommodation options by surfacing HomeAway vacation rental properties on Expedia.com.
Will Scott, a leading software developer based in the Austin area, officially launched his ground-breaking app, ServaBid, in the iTunes app store today. ServaBid uses short, user-recorded videos to connect them with service providers in virtually any area.
Erik McMillan founder of BestFit Mobile is excited to announce the creation of the new start-up organization, BrickTrends, which will provide a first look at their technology at Demo Fall 2013.
HomeAway has updated its iOS travel app for the iPhone and iPod Touch with enhanced features for travelers, as well as new functionality for vacation rental owners and property managers to manage their properties on the go.
The theme that resonated most for me on day 3, the final day, of SXSW V2V came from a phrase turned by Brian Solis during his Customer Experience presentation on Day 2, when he spoke about “the dilemma’s innovators” as a way of standing the book The Innovators’ Dilemma on its head. As wealthy as [...]
After a big Monday night of music and managed mayhem, Day 2 of SXSW V2V was another full program packed with speakers, mentoring, and special events. While Day 1 reminded one of the value of a smaller conference like V2V to complement (not replace!) a bigger conference like SXSW Interactive, Day 2 made clear another [...]