Posts Tagged ‘seed funding’

Health Wildcatter’s Startup Ataia Medical Secures $300K Seed Round

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Ataia Medical, a cohort of startup accelerator program Health Wildcatters’ fifth class, recently announced a $300,000 seed funding round led by Dallas-based early-stage venture capital firm Green Park & Golf Ventures and its principals, Clay Heighten and Carl Soderstrom.

The …

United Way of Tarrant County is Accepting Applications for Social Innovation Contest KERNEL

Posted by Meredith McGrath

United Way of Tarrant County is now accepting applications for its third annual social innovation contest, KERNEL. 

The local chapter of the global nonprofit focused on strengthening communities established KERNEL in 2016 to encourage community members to come up with …

Follow the Money: CoinFlip Gets Seed Funding, Goff Seeks $350M for Fund; Match Buys 51% of Hinge

Posted by Lance Murray

COINFLIP SECURES SEED ROUND FUNDING FROM 3 INVESTORS

Plano-based financial services company CoinFlip Solutions announced that is has raised seed funding with the participation of Shoreline Venture Management, JetBlue Technology Ventures, and Heads or Tails Investments.

CoinFlip is a cloud-based …

Follow the Money: Meritize Raises $6.8M, Shop Simply Nets $400K, Headington Buys TenOverSix

Posted by Lance Murray

STUDENT LENDING PLATFORM MERITIZE RAISES $6.8M SEED ROUND

Frisco-based student lending platform Meritize has raised $6.8 million in seed funding, the company announced. 

The round was led by Colchis Capital, Chicago Ventures, and Cube Financial Holdings, with participation from ECMC, …

Venture Associate Students Tasked With Awarding $50K to Deserving Startup

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorFor a true startup experience, nothing beats sitting in the venture capitalist’s seat — and seeing what entrepreneurs want funded.

At UT Dallas, students are not only able to learn in the seat of those seeking venture funding, either …

Follow the Money: MediBookr Seed Round Nets $675K, defi Solutions Has $55M Series C Raise

Posted by Lance Murray

ANGELS INVEST $675,000 IN DALLAS-BASED MEDIBOOKR

MediBookr, the Dallas-based health-care shopping platform, raised $675,000 in seed funding that will go toward product enhancement and client support.

The MediBookr website and mobile app allows users to search for and find health-care …

SMU Announces Winners of ‘Big iDeas’ Competition

Posted by Jewels Clark

Southern Methodist University has awarded a select group of students with seed and startup funding for coming up with “Big iDeas.”

Big iDeas is a two-part competition hosted by SMU that gives undergraduate students a chance to pitch their …

Dallas Life Insurance Startup Receives $2.5M Investment

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

On-demand life insurance company Bestow announced this week it has raised $2.5 million in seed funding.

That brings the Dallas-based startup’s total funding to $3.1 million since its founding last year.

Bestow’s digital solution to life insurance will take the …

Cosmunity Adds Orlando Jones to Leadership Team

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Hollywood’s “King of Fandom” will be joining former University of Texas at Dallas students’ startup to spread awareness of its ultimate geek-out platform.

Cosmunity announced recently that Orlando Jones, a respected figure in the fandom world, will help lead the …

Mark Cuban Leads $1.5M
Meta SaaS Seed Round

Posted by Lance Murray

Billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban led a $1.5 million seed round that was closed recently for Meta SaaS, an Austin-based provider of technology that helps companies save money and better manage and utilize their software-as-a-service subscriptions. 

Cuban led the …