SXSW 2014 Launch: iM5

Today’s feature is with Tom Klein, co-founder of iM5.

Affinegy Rides a Chariot in the Race to Make the Internet of Things a Reality

Affinegy, a global provider of connected device management and service enablement software, announced today the introduction of an embedded client, which is built to accelerate, optimize, and differentiate Cloud services for the Connected Consumer.

Famigo Furthers Growth, Now Pre-Installed on LG G Flex Phones

Famigo, a company providing safe experiences for children on mobile devices, is furthering momentum toward becoming the standard for family and child approved content. The company today announced that LG G Flex phones on the AT&T network as well as select 2015 Chevrolet automobiles will include a Famigo pre-installed application.

Humm’s Restaurant Review App Goes Live

Humm, an Austin-based startup aimed at changing the way guest-centric businesses interact with customers, today officially unveiled its patent-pending technology and analytics platform.

Boxer Acquires Android Email App Enhanced Email

Boxer, the next generation mobile inbox, today announced its acquisition of leading Android email app developer, Enhanced Email.

Famigo Partners with United Way to Power Early-Childhood Learning

Famigo, a company providing safer experiences for children on mobile devices, today announced a partnership with United Way for Greater Austin around the Play To Learn initiative. Already proven successful for 200 local families, Play To Learn teaches parents how to help their children become school-ready.

Querium Corporation Launches TSI Math Prep for the New Texas College Placement Assessment

Querium Corporation has launched an adaptive learning program to enable prospective Texas college students to prepare for the mathematics portion of the new Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment. Querium’s TSI Math Prep, built on an A.I.-based learning platform, is designed to rapidly identify students’ strengths and weaknesses, deliver an optimized learning path for the TSI, and advance students as soon as they demonstrate mastery.

Master the Elements in the Quantum Physics-inspired “Atomic Fusion: Particle Collider”

Developed by Austin native ByteSized Studios, Atomic Fusion: Particle Collider has players (a.k.a. Physicists) explore all the elements in the Periodic Table though frantic arcade gameplay.

The Outbox Shutdown Makes Me Want to Invest In Their New Idea

Outbox announced in a blog posting today that they were shutting down the Outbox service and pivoting to something new and (hopefully) better. Their messages to customers contains a hint of the quality of these entrepreneurs, and a peek into the kind of strategic business thinking and attention to metrics that every startup should aspire to.

Main Street Hub Secures $14 Million Series B Funding

Main Street Hub, the Austin based “do-it-for you” marketing platform for local businesses, today announced the closing of a $14 million Series B equity financing round led by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) with participation from existing investors, including Harrison Metal Capital.