Capital Factory alumni Famigo, an Austin-based start-up dedicated to creating a better mobile experience for families, today announces the closing of a $1M seed round of financing led by Silverton Partners, with participation from Zilker Ventures, Liahona Ventures and CapitalFactory.
The most connected people in family friendly games happen to be right here in Austin, Texas at Famigo. They recently published an infographic describing current trends in mobile as it relates to family gaming activity.
Famigo, the only company focused on making mobile technology work for families, launches its newest product today: the Famigo Sandbox app, free for Android platforms. Famigo Sandbox resolves concerns parents might have about passing their mobile device to their children. The abundance of smart phones and tablets has ushered in a phenomenon known as the [...]
Famigo is expanding its efforts to help families discover appropriate mobile content by launching support for Apple iOS apps today. In July, Famigo introduced Family App Review, an interactive guide that enables families to search and sort for games, e-books and other apps. Today, families can now use Family App Review to discover, select and [...]
mobileTechTuesday by Steve Guengerich Last week, September 6-10, was ATX Startup Week (that A, for Austin, TX y’all). Championed by Jacqueline Hughes and directly inspired by Boulder Startup Week, a robust programming schedule was built around Capital Factory’s 2011 Demo Day, with support from a number of anchor sponsors. A few personal observations from the [...]
mobileTech Tuesday, by Steve Guengerich As we’ve discussed in this column before, Austin has a very robust mobile scene. But, then so do the Bay Area, New York City, the Boston 128 corridor, and for that matter Houston and Dallas. And, of course, if you start counting non-US domestic hotbeds, you’ve got thriving mobile scenes [...]
The economic downturn has prompted credit scarcity, layoffs, and cutbacks. Despite the tumult, however, earlier this year twenty Austin business luminaries pumped $100,000 of their own money into the creation of Capital Factory, an Austin-based technology startup incubator that gives funds and mentorship to the most innovative startups.