Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Follow the Money: Pomp & Whimsy Raises $50K for Female-Focused Gin, iuzeit Gets $500K, Deep Ellum Brewing Sold

Posted by Lance Murray

FEMALE-FOCUSED GIN MAKER RAISES $50K IN SEED ROUND

Pomp & Whimsy, a North Texas, women-run and women-focused maker and marketer of classically distilled gin infused with natural botanical liqueur, has raised $50,000 as part of seed round of funding.

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Follow the Money: AT&T Part of $10M Lumina Round, Retail Startup Raises $5.7M, Buffett Unit Buys Ebby Halliday

Posted by Lance Murray

AT&T AMONG INVESTORS IN LUMINA’S $10M SERIES A ROUND

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[Photo by Lance Murray]

Dallas-based AT&T was an investor in a $10 million Series A funding round for Lumina Networks.

The round was led by Verizon Ventures and also included Rahi …

Follow the Money: Tailwater Doubles Silver Creek Equity to $300M, Independent Bank Buys Guaranty Bancorp for $1B

Posted by Lance Murray

TAILWATER CAPITAL DOUBLES EQUITY IN SILVER CREEK TO $300M

Irving-based Silver Creek Midstream LLC announced that Dallas’ Tailwater Capital LLC has increased its equity commitment in the company from $150 million to $300 million.

The equity funding will come from …

Follow the Money: Wildcat Capital Leads $11M Raise, KonaTel Reaches $1.3M Goal, Upventur Buys Yonder

Posted by Lance Murray

WILDCAT CAPITAL LEADS $11M RAISE IN NEUROVISION’S $15M OFERING

Wildcat Capital Management of Fort Worth led an $11 million Series C financing round as part of a $15 million raise for Sacramento, California-based NeuroVision Imaging Inc., which has an eye-screening

Meet the Local Startups Vying for $100K in Rise of the Rest Pitch

Posted by Katie Kelton

Eight startups with North Texas ties will compete Monday for $100,000 in the area’s first Rise of the Rest pitch competition. 

The contest will culminate a day of programming addressing startup growth challenges and opportunities in Revolution’s Rise of the

$8M Series A Round Leads to Rapid Growth for Solovis

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Since an $8 million Series A funding round last May, Irving-based Solovis has been growing in size and revenue as well as through adding fund-level analytics to its financial tech platform.

The company saw a 300 percent increase in revenue

Digital Assist: 5 North Texas Startups Making Their Mark With Artificial Intelligence

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Among the various leading-edge technologies impacting the business world — such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and virtual/augmented realities — AI is likely the best known to most people.

IBM has a long-running ad campaign including regular TV spots touting its …

Follow the Money: Intelis Capital Leads WNDYR Funding Round, Voltea Raises $10M

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based venture capital firm Intelis Capital was lead investor in a funding round for WNDYR, a Dallas-based information technologies, professional services, and training startup with operations in North Texas.

WNDYR was founded in 2015 by CEO Claire Burge and Chief …

ROKA Sports Raises $17M, Signs Irish Cyclist for Eyewear Line

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based ROKA Sports Inc. has raised $17.75 million of a $21.32 million offering, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The filing did not specify for what the funding would be used. The total leaves $3.57 …

Follow the Money: Door Inc. Raises $8.7M in Equity Funding, Highland Homes Brings in $7.5M

Posted by Lance Murray

REAL ESTATE FIRM DOOR INC. RAISES $8.7M IN EQUITY FUNDING

Door Inc., the Dallas-based tech-enabled residential real estate brokerage firm, announced that is has sold nearly $8.7 million of a $10 million equity offering.

Door, which was founded in 2015, …