It Takes Leaving Austin to Know it Better at SXSW V2V

Yesterday was a full day of programming, one-on-one meetings, and the great synchronicity of surprise meetings in the lunch-line hallway or at the Tech Cocktail reception at the Chandelier bar, as Day 2 of SXSW V2V unfolded.

SXSW V2V – Sophomore Year

I’m at SXW V2V for its sophomore year run this week. Monday (yesterday) was the first full day of programming, with Sunday mainly being devoted to the kick-off party and finding one’s hotel room.

Applications Rush In for New Austin Incubator for Social Entrepreneurs

Austin is increasingly being recognized on a national level as a hotbed for entrepreneurial talent, but UnLtd USA, an incubator program for Austin-based social entrepreneurs, is validating that there is a large pool of impact-focused entrepreneurs in the city as well.

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.

WP Engine Raises $15M Round

WP Engine today announced a $15 million investment from North Bridge Growth Equity.

Invodo Announces Support by Leading Tag Management Platforms

Digital website tags play a key role in helping marketers understand consumer behavior. That’s why Invodo, the business video experts, have announced that its conversion tracking tags are supported by four leading tag management companies: BrightTag, Ensighten, IBM® Digital Data Exchange and Tealium®.

Circle Media Merges with S3i Media

S3i Digital and Circle Media, Inc. today announced its merger. The merger combines S3i Digital’s well-known sports marketing and technology expertise with Circle Media’s core competencies in big data, social commerce and marketing.

Silverton Opens New $75M Fund

Several tech news sources have been reporting this morning that Silverton Partners has raised it’s fourth fund in the amount of $75M.

WP Engine Appoints Heather Brunner as CEO

WP Engine, the premium managed hosting platform for websites and applications built with WordPress, today announced the appointment of Heather Brunner as CEO.

TicketBud Releases Major New Enhancements

Ticketbud, the greed-free online event registration and ticketing service, announces a new flexible pricing model and suite of platform enhancements including an interactive event page editor, intuitive event management dashboard and other added features to boost attendance, increase awareness and simplify the event registration process.