Posts Tagged ‘series a’

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 …

Bestow Inc. Raises $15M in Series A Funding Round

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based Bestow Inc. has closed $15 million in Series A funding ahead of the company’s national launch of its life insurance services platform.

The Series A raise was led by New York City-based Valar Ventures, with participation from existing investors …

Follow the Money: OncoNano Closes $11.7M Round, Perot Jain Backs 2 Startups, BP Energy Raising $475M

Posted by Lance Murray

ONCONANO CLOSES ON $11.7M SERIES A ROUND

Dallas-based OncoNano Medicine Inc. announced Thursday that it closed a $11.7 million Series A round, according to filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The round was arranged by Salem Partners, which participated

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

Fueling Disruption:
Local Startups That Got Funding in 2017

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Funding rounds brought millions in capital from investors for North Texas startups.

Lantern Pharma

The cancer-fighting Dallas pharma raised $3.7 million in May from its Series A equity financing to continue its search for and testing of abandoned cancer drug.…

Follow the Money: RevTech Leads $1M of Series A Round, Frisco-based Valify Gets More Than $600K for R&D

Posted by Lance Murray

The Roman poet Virgil once wrote, “Fortune sides with him who dares.” That spirit applies to startups and investors alike.

Financial backing is critical to both startup companies and established firms. Investors are looking for great places to put their …

Funding Roundup: Mark Cuban, Perot Jain Make Investments & Dallas’ BenefitMall to Be Acquired

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

The holidays came early for some companies around the country, as Dallas-area venture capitalists provided funding to everything from startups to expansions.

FinTech, health tech, and food all benefitted from the following rounds of financing.

MARK CUBAN JOINS ROUND TWO

Securonix, Demisto Partnership Enhances Cyber Threat Response

Posted by Lance Murray

Addison-based Securonix and California-based Demisto have announced an integration partnership that will help security operations center analysts better respond to cyber threats.

The partnership will improve analysts’ mean times to detect and to respond to the threats, the companies said …

Former Choose Energy Employees Launch VC Firm

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Early-stage startups have a new investor to pitch to called Intelis Capital, a Dallas-based venture fund that’s proud to be part of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The founders could have made the leap to Silicon Valley, but decided to lease …

Richardson Startup Raises $4M, Moving Non-Opioid Drug Closer to Clinical Trial

Posted by Heather Noel

A company founded by current and former University of Texas at Dallas professors recently received a multimillion-dollar boost in its work to develop non-opioid alternatives to treat pain. 

Last week, CerSci Therapeutics closed a nearly $4 million Series A round …