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.

Canon to Acquire Molecular Imprints

Molecular Imprints Inc. (MII), the market and technology leader for nanopatterning systems and solutions, today announced it has signed an agreement to sell its semiconductor imprint lithography equipment business to Canon Inc. of Tokyo, Japan.

Compare Metrics Partners with Leap Motion and Capital Factory to Host First Annual Hackathon for Experiential Applications

Compare Metrics, the leading provider of Adaptive Commerce navigation and discovery tools, and Leap Motion, the creator of innovative technology that enables users to interact with computers in more natural and dynamic ways, today announced the First Annual Compare Metrics + Leap Motion Hackathon, February 21-23, 2014 at Capital Factory.

Attention Tech Companies: DO NOT – I repeat – DO NOT Launch at SXSW

I’m not kidding this just happened to me: this morning, last day of SXSW Interactive 2012, I get an urgent plea from a friend helping a friend who’s “PR firm dropped the ball” b/c the client was ticked no one wrote about them yet, and they needed to call in some favors, get some coverage. This client launched at SXSW (and I’m not making this up): a Smartphone app that’s a free mobile guide for events, complete with location based mapping and social media integration. iPhone only now, but coming soon for iPad, Android.

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.

CopperEgg Posts Record Growth for 2013, Announces Chad Bockius as CEO

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 Closes $57 Million Funding Round

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.

Silverton and Floodgate Now Match Capital Factory Investments

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.