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  • Thursday, September 29, 2016

    End Of An Era At HomeAway, As Sharples Steps Down As CEO

    Austin-based HomeAway is facing an end of an era, as co-founder and longtime CEO Brian Sharples is stepping down from his day to day role at the company, the company said earlier this week. According to Expedia--the new owner off HomeAway--Sharples will become Chairman of the company through January of 2017. HomeAway will hand over control of HomeAway to new president JOhn Kim....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, September 29, 2016

    Caringo Gets $8.8M More

    Austin-based Caringo, which develops object storage software, said this morning that it has raised $8.8M in a new venture funding round. The Series B funding brings the company's total raised to $33M. Caringo, which is led by Jonathan Ring, said it will use the funding for development, marketing, and distribution of its product. The investment came from existing investors New Science Ventures and Advantage Capital....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, September 29, 2016

    Marquis Software Solutions Acquired By Falfurrias Capital Partners

    Plano-based Marquis Software Solutions, a developer of marketing software for bank and credit unions, has been acquired by private equity investor Falfurrias Capital Partners. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. Falfurrias Capital partners is based in Charlotte, NC. Marquis was founded in 1987 by Les Kassing, and has been managed by sons Jay, John, Jud and Jeff since Kassing retired....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    BigCommerce Aims To Connect Retailers To Amazon

    Austin-based e-commerce software developer BigCommerce said Tuesday that it has rolled out new integration, which helps its retailers who are selling through Amazon.com's third party marketplace. According to BigCommerce, the new integration of its software lets merchants simultaneously sell the same products and inventory on both their own, branded websites, and also on Amazon.com. The new product handles product details, inventory counts, and order processing for both....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    Mozido Sets Sales, Marketing VP

    Austin-based Mozido, the develops electronic and mobile payment software, said on Tuesday that it has named Markus Remark as its new Executive Vice President of Sales and Services. Remark was most recently Vice President of Customer Operations at Oracle, and previously also served at TOA, Motive, Crossworlds and PeopleSoft. The company said Remark will be responsible for developing, implementing, and executing it worldwide sales growth strategies and delivery operations....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    Archeio Raises $1M For Oil and Gas Sofware

    Dallas-based Archeio Technologies, a new startup developing machine learning, cloud computing, and search technology specifically for the oil and gas market, has raised $1M in funding, the company revealed this morning. Source of the startup funding was not announced. Archeio say it is using machine learning and cloud computing to help companies access oilfield data, letting oil and gas operators search, manage, and analyze the vast amounts of data on those oildfields....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    WP Engine Expands In Ireland

    Austin-based WP Engine says it has opened up a new Technical Support & Innovation Centre in Limerick, Ireland, where it expects to create 100 jobs over the next three years. According to WP Engine, the new center will help it support its customer base in the EMEA. WP Engine offers up managed hosting of Wordpress websites.Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    Broadleaf Commerce, Rackspace Team On E-Commerce Efforts

    Plano-based Broadleaf Commerce has linked with Dallas-based Rackspace in a custom, e-commerce product efforts. According to the two, they will combine their managed cloud and application support to help enterprises with their custom cloud commerce efforts. Financial details of the link were not disclosed. Broadleaf says it provides e-commerce tools to Google, The Container Store, O’Reilly Auto Parts, and Vology, among other brands....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    Kibo Acquires Baynote

    Dallas-based Kibo, a developer of e-commerce software, said today that it has acquired cloud-based personalization software developer Baynote. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Kibo said the acquisition would strengthen its software with personalization technology. Kibo is led by CEO Kenneth Frank; Baynote was led by Bill Hustad, and was based in San Jose, California.Continue →

     
  • Monday, September 26, 2016

    Tech Votes Austin Aims To Increase Local Tech Participation In Politics

    A new group, Tech Votes Austin--made up of a group of volunteers from local startups--is hoping to spur people in the local technology community to register to vote and be heard....Continue →

     
  • Monday, September 26, 2016

    SoftNAS Secures Storage Patent

    Houston-based SoftNAS, which developer network attached storage (NAS) storage products, has received a patent covering the synchronization and replication technology behind its storage product. The patent, No. 9,378,262 B2, was granted on June 28th to Rick Gene Braddy, and had been originally filed on December 5, 2014. Braddy is the CEO, CTO, and Founder of SoftNAS. SoftNAS utilized Polsinelli PC for the patent filing....Continue →

     
  • Monday, September 26, 2016

    Bypass Links With MLBAM

    Austin-based Bypass, a developer of point-of-sale (POS) terminals, said it has tied with MLBAM as a point-of-sale commerce partner. The company said it has integrated its mobile web commerce solution into the MLB.com Ballpark app, which lets fans place and pay for concessions orders from their phones in MLB ballparks. Bypass is led by Brandon Lloyd.Continue →

     
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