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.
CopperEgg today announced year-end results for 2013, achieving 380 percent growth in monthly recurring revenues year-over-year, and adding 440 new customers. The company also named Chad Bockius as CEO, Heidi Farris as vice president of marketing, and Chris Yndo as vice president of sales.
Spiceworks, the professional network for IT, today announced it has closed a $57 million Series E round of funding led by Goldman Sachs with participation from existing investors.
The benefits of putting your tech startup into the Capital Factory incubator continue to grow. Today it was announced that some top Venture Capital firms will provide matching investments. To get accepted into the incubator, you must get two lead mentors to each invest $25K in your company. The Capital Factory Fund will match that $50K with another $50K. Then Silverton and FLOODGATE will each kick in $25K bringing your total funding to $150K when you get into the incubator.
Austin Tech Happy Hour is this coming Thursday (2/6) at Molotov, courtesy of LogicMonitor.
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.
Innography, the innovative software provider of better intellectual property answers for improved business results, today announces the company has completed a new round of funding aimed at fueling product expansion and overall growth.
The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), hosted a graduation event to recognize 25 companies who successfully graduated from the incubator over the past two years. ATI will also celebrate its 25th anniversary, and announce the winners of the Laura J. Kilcrease Civic Entrepreneurship Award and the new John S. Butler Distinguished Alumni Award.
Tech startup companies have long been a source of millionaire founders and employees. In more recent years, there have been tech billionaires out of the IPO starting gate for dotcom companies.