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.
NIMBOXX today unveiled its ‘atomic unit’ of the software-defined data center, an all-in-one solution that puts a hyper-scale computing model within reach for organizations of all sizes. The company also announced it has raised $12 million in Series A funding from SMC Holdings, a Hong Kong-based institutional investor with a strong track record in backing U.S. technology companies.
If you love gadgets, and specifically the Engadget blog then you’ll be excited to know that they are bringing a live event to Austin this Friday!
Besomebody, a diverse, global, social community and passion platform, has closed a $1 million seed funding round from The E.W. Scripps Company, a 135-year-old entrepreneurial media company based in Cincinnati. The distribution of the funding is linked to the company meeting key milestones.
TrendKite, the company bringing ROI to PR and marketing, has announced $3.2M in Series A funding, led by Mercury Fund and Silverton Partners.
Postmates, which is like “Uber” for stuff, unlocks the inventory of a city by connecting customers with a dedicated fleet of couriers to deliver anything in under an hour. Postmates is currently doing over 15,000 deliveries a week in six cities across the U.S., and starting today will allow Austinites to get nearly any item — from takeout and groceries to retail items and even prescriptions — delivered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Phunware, the pioneer of Multiscreen as a Service (MaaS), the first fully integrated services platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their anytime anywhere users worldwide, today announced that it has acquired Miami based Simplikate.
Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, today announced that it has acquired Gazzang, the big data security experts, to dramatically strengthen its security offerings, building on the roadmap laid out last year when Cloudera first delivered Sentry.
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.