Posts Tagged ‘startup 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 …

Chicago VC Fund Deepening Its Roots in Dallas, Planning First Texas Investment

Posted by Heather Noel

Chicago-based Founder Equity, known for its fee-free model for early-stage investing, has officially expanded its venture capital fund to Dallas.

The move has been years in the making, said Founder Equity partner Joe Dwyer.

“We’ve purposely structured our fund so

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 …

ShearShare Snags Win in Capital Factory Diversity Challenge

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell won $100,000 in the Dallas Diversity & Inclusion Investment Challenge Tuesday evening, clearing the way for the McKinney startup to grow its team.

The challenge was put on by Capital Factory in partnership with …

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.…

Funding Roundup: Frisco Wearable Tech Startup Raises $95K, Burleson Project Gets $900K Incentive

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

FRISCO STARTUP LOOKING TO REVOLUTIONIZE NON-TACKLE FOOTBALL RAISES $95K

Head injuries, concussions, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy suffered on the football field have been a topic of public discussion in recent years. According to the Chicago Tribune, growing concerns about …

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

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 …

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 …

Dallas-based Fanpage Raises $3M in Cash, Media Promotion

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Fanpage has raised $3 million in cash and media promotion and announced partnerships this week with Townsquare Media and iHeartMedia.

The Dallas-based startup allows users to create fan pages for music, sports teams, comics, and more via its app. Through …

Ask a VC: Event Gives Entrepreneurs Insight into Getting Noticed by Funders

Posted by Chloe Bennett

In this year alone, Deep Space Ventures has seen more than 200 pitches from entrepreneurs vying for funding from the Dallas-based venture capital firm.

Since it’s founding last March, there have been more than 500.

So, what does it …

Deep Space Ventures Closes Two $500K Investments

Posted by Lance Murray

Deep Space Ventures has closed $500,000 investments each for two companies, continuing a busy year and half of activity for the Dallas-based venture capital firm.

The companies are Austin-based Self Lender and Haste, which is headquartered in Atlanta.

Deep Space …

Toyota AI Ventures Fund Provides $100M to Startups

Posted by Mallory Houser

The Toyota Research Institute announced Tuesday it’s investing $100 million to create a new corporate venture capital subsidiary, Toyota AI Ventures, to assist upcoming startups around the globe. 

Three tech companies — Nauto, SLAMcore, and Intuition Robotics — …

LaunchPad City Partners With Dallas-Based VC Firm

Posted by Mallory Houser

In an effort to further cultivate North Texas’ innovation community, LaunchPad City announced a partnership recently with venture capitalist firm, Blossom Street Ventures.

This is LaunchPad City‘s fourth business partnership this year, investing in a startup or venture capital …

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 …

REVTECH Raises $1M Fund for Early-Stage Retail Tech Startups

Posted by Heather Noel

REVTECH has raised $1 million to boost early-stage startups focused on retail innovation, according to D CEO‘s Danielle Abril. 

It’s the largest fund yet for the 5-year-old Dallas retail technology accelerator. With the capital, REVTECH plans to make six …

Dallas’ Perot Jain Looking to Double its Investment Portfolio

Posted by Heather Noel

For Dallas venture capital fund Perot Jain the draw for an investment is the entrepreneur rather than the company itself. 

“We are looking for good entrepreneurs. We know that they might have to change and pivot. We will work with …

Orb Health Adding Nurses to Accommodate Growth

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Orb Health plans to hire 100 nurses in the North Texas area next year as the tech-oriented health-care firm expands treatment of chronically ill patients nationwide.

Demand for collaborative care is growing so fast the company just received $3.2 million …

Want Money From Tech Wildcatters? Have a Solid Business Plan

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

NEW APPROACH REQUIRES STARTUPS TO REACH GOALS


Tech Wildcatters has upped the stakes for startups that want to get their hands on money.

The Dallas tech accelerator will take in about 100 startups in 2016—usually they take in about …