Q&A Wednesday :: ProspX

Today’s Q&A Wednesday is with ProspX CEO Todd Young. The company announced some major milestones, and new funding this week.

SpeedMenu Open to New Customer Base

SpeedMenu announced today that their mobile menuing, ordering and payment software has entered the beta testing stage with Micros Systems Point of Sale (POS) software. SpeedMenu enables patrons at participating establishments to connect to their tab, order items and pay for their tab – all from their cell phone. Dan Janjigian, CEO of SpeedMenu said [...]

SXSW Accelerator Deadline is Friday, December 10

The SXSW Accelerator will be back for its third year of showcasing some of the web’s most exciting innovations at SXSW 2011. This event provides an outlet for companies to present their new online Entertainment products, Social networking applications, News related technologies, Music related technologies, Health technologies, or Innovative web-based technology services to a panel [...]

"We Can Do It": ATX Women in Tech Unite

Last week an uncommon thing happened, 20 women working in technology got together to talk shop. Yes everyone, women do exist in tech. It’s not all greasy haired programmers and shiny suit wearing entreps. Looking around at any tech party in Austin, you usually think “There are too many damn men in this room”; and you’d be right.

Terapio Bank $5M Series A

Terapio Corporation, a development stage biotechnology company based in Austin, Texas, today announced it has secured $5 million in equity financing from Santé Ventures. Terapio is developing a pipeline of therapeutic applications based on the unique properties RLIP76, a transport protein that helps move large molecules across the cell membrane. The first application of Terapio’s [...]

The End of a Trend

I don’t like Twitter. I’ve never been coy about that. When it first launched, I thought, “You’ve got to be kidding me.” When it exploded in use, I thought, “This too shall pass.” When Ashton Kutcher sent a picture of his wife’s ass to the world, I thought, “We have reached the point of no return.” And yet, here we still are.

Follow Our Austin Twitter Lists!

Our friends at Twitter rolled out their much-anticipated Lists feature to all users today. The new capability is very useful for finding and following users in certain verticals or categories, and we think that it is reasonable to expect an explosion in list-making over the weekend. ReadWriteWeb has a great piece on Lists, which includes [...]

Digby Raises $5.5M Series B

Austin-based Digby raised another $5.5M from the new Blackberry Partners Fund last week, adding to a reported $2.5M Series A round. Considering that the fund made investments in only three companies as their first foray into the venture world, Digby is in good company. They had a nice writeup in the Statesman about it on [...]

N-trig Delivers Innovative Hands-On™ Computing to PC Industry

N-trig, providers of DuoSense technology, combining pen and capacitive touch in a single device, brings the power of technology and the human touch together to begin a new era in interface technologies and lead the Hands-on computing evolution. With the industry’s only combined pen and multi-touch capabilities, N-trig is transforming the way people interact with [...]

Manticore Announces '09 Enterprise Edition

Manticore Technology, a leading provider of easy-to-use, powerful, automated demand generation solutions, today announced the revolutionary next version of its flagship product, delivering robust capabilities for marketers with complex needs, while continuing to deliver the true value of SAAS, with an incredible one-hour implementation and unmatched ease of use. Manticore Technology ’09, Enterprise Edition has [...]

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