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Hard work is rewarded here, and we celebrate our wins. Who are those companies that are finding funding or having a big exit? We're tracking what's happening in DFW so you can join the party. This list is aggregated by the Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) from various sources. Although the information in this list is presented in good faith and believed to be correct, DRC makes no representations or warranties as to the completeness or accuracy of the information. Did we miss something? Send us a message →

Toronto, Canada-based Onex Corp. announced that it acquired a 42 percent interest in Dallas-based global tax services and software provider Ryan LLC for $317 million. The investment values Ryan at $1.1 billion, according to a release. Founded in 1991, Ryan…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Hail Merry LLC, the Dallas-based maker of raw, plant-based snacks, announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $1.08 million of a $1.26 million equity funding round. Hail Merry was launched in 2008…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Addison-based peer-to-peer competition startup PostItPlayIt Inc. said in a government filing that it raised all $1.59 million in an equity financing round. On the platform, users can create their own contests and compete against friends and family-heck, the whole nation…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Grapevine-based automotive software company Intersection Technologies Inc., which does business as F&I Express, has been acquired by Cox Automotive Inc. of Atlanta. F&I Express will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cox Automotive. No financial terms of the deal were…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Conversational commerce company LivePerson has acquired Conversable, an AI company with a conversational intelligence platform with offices in Dallas and Austin, and which bills itself as "Made in Texas." While terms of the deal weren't disclosed, Conversable CEO and co-founder…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Defakto, the Dallas-based Adobe solutions provider, has been acquired by Ansira Partners Inc., one of the largest independent marketing agencies in North America. The move will allow the two companies to combine services and to strengthen Adobe capabilities. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-caris-raises-150m-meritize-gets-13-2m-benefitmall-buys-phoenix-firm/ [Description:…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

iDonate-a Dallas-based software developer aimed at helping nonprofits-raised $10 million in a Series A funding round led by PerformanceEdge Partners. Additional funding came from existing and new investors, such as Fort-Worth-based Miles Foundation. iDonate CEO declined to say the total…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Post Acute Analytics, a Lewisville-based healthcare technology company, raised $3.7 million in seed funding, according to Crunchbase. Founded in 2018, Post Acute Analytics offers a full suite of solutions through proprietary analytics, a turnkey integration engine, and medical leadership, that…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Caris Life Sciences, an Irving-based innovator in molecular science's use in precision medicine, said it raised $150 million in growth capital. The funding comes from TPG Sixth Street Partners in the form of senior secured debt and convertible notes, Caris…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Frisco-based educational lender Meritize recently raised $13.2 million in a Series A funding round led by Colchis Capital, with participation from Chicago Ventures. Other investors included CLC, Cube Financial Holdings, ZZ Ventures, Socratic Ventures, ECMC Group, University Ventures, PC Squared,…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

A lifestyle brand based in the United Kingdom has acquired Dallas-based furniture and home decor retailer Wisteria. The acquisition was made by OKA Direct Ltd. for an undisclosed price. It's OKA's first major acquisition in the company's 20-year history and…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Cresson-based Integrity Bio-Chem reported in a government filing that it has raised $2.9 million of a $3 million venture capital round. Integrity Bio-Chem said it is bringing the next evolution of functionalized modified biopolymers to the energy and industrial markets,…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Compass, a New York Cityp-based real estate technology company, that has entered the Fort Worth market announced that it raised $400 million in a Series F funding round. To date, Compass - which was founded in 2012 - has raised…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

In-car commerce platform Cargo has raised $22.5 million in a new equity funding round, according to a filing with the SEC. New York City-based Cargo, which recently launched its service in Dallas, provides refreshments and treats - water, gum, snacks…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Mode Transportation, a non-asset third-party logistics company headquartered in Dallas, has been sold to an affiliate of York Capital Management for roughly $238.5 million. Oak Park, Illinois-based Hub Group Inc. sold Mode, which was a subsidiary. The deal does not…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Bedford-based Nanoscope Technologies has received two grants totaling $4 million for two optogenetics technologies the company said could give sight to people with damaged retina cells. What is optogenetics? It's a biological technique that uses light to control cells in…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Forte Payment Systems Inc., an electronic funds transfer processor based in Allen, is being acquired for roughly $85 million in cash at closing by CSG International, an international provider of customer interaction and billing solutions. The deal is expected to…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Actuate Therapeutics Inc. said in a Form D filing that it raised $4.025 million in a debt-only funding round. Actuate is a private biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing compounds to be used in the treatment of cancer…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Sunfinity Solar LLC said in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised $525,000 of a $15 million debt-only funding round. Sunfinity is a provider of solar energy to both residential and commercial clients.…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Select Milk Producers, a Dallas-based dairy company that says it uses innovative sustainable farming methods and takes extraordinary animal care and comfort measures, has raised all $12 million of a $50 million equity-only funding round. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-select-milk-nets-12m-actuate-therapeutics-raises-4m-valify-acquires-tech-firm/ [Description: DRC_logo_stckd_sm.jpg]Natalie Fletcher Director…read more at guide.dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based new-age organic meat company Farm2Cook raised $250,000 in a venture funding round, bringing its total funding so far to $300,000. Farm2Cook was founded in 2017 by Nathan Pinto, who said the company was created to disrupt the ethnic meat…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Southlake-based INTREorg Systems has raised $247,000 in a post-IPO equity round, Crunchbase reported. The firm provides shareholder intelligence and IT and consulting services, including management, compliance, and finance, and it has now raised $497,000 in two rounds since 2012. The…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Grey Inc. said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $1 million of a $3.5 million debt offering. Grey, which was founded in 2017, offers a point-of-sale system that it said combines "ease…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lewisville-based engineering and design firm G&A Consultants Inc. has been acquired by North Carolina-based McAdams. The firms will temporarily operate in Texas under the combined named G&A | McAdams. The deal was finalized Aug. 31, a release said. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-cyber-watch-gets-2-5m-bank-makes-equity-investment-modo-payments/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based financial services group ORIX USA Corp., will provide $250,000 in capital through its foundation to Good Returns, a Dallas-based hybrid social enterprise that makes loans to impact organizations. Good Returns will use the funds to help organizations scale sustainable…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Deutsche Bank has acquired an equity stake in Richardson-based payments technology company Modo Payments, a move that will provide the bank with new offerings for its clients. The amount of the investment wasn't disclosed. Founded in 2010, Modo Payments' offering…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based Cyber Watch has received a $2.5 million investment from Cypress Growth Capital. Cyber Watch assists its clients in planning and designing cyber security solutions to protect those organization's critical assets utilizing the most-advanced, but proven, emerging security technologies. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-cyber-watch-gets-2-5m-bank-makes-equity-investment-modo-payments/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based GDS Link, which helps businesses manage credit risk, has received an investment from San Francisco-based private equity firm Serent Capital. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, the Dallas Business Journal reported that it was a minority investment.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based heath-care provider LifeCare Health Partners raised $40 million debt financing led by White Oak Healthcare Finance, Crunchbase reported. Founded in 1992, LifeCare Health Partners encompasses the LifeCare Family of Hospitals as well as a variety of post-acute services including…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Frisco-based Dairy.com, a global provider of software-as-service solutions for dairy supply chains, announced Thursday that it is buying Richardson-based Data Specialists Inc. Data Specialists is a software solutions developer and provider to the dairy and food industries that was founded…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

rlington Surgery Center LLC has raised all of a $224,000 equity offering, according to an amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The center offers ophthalmology, laboratory, EKG, radiology, and pharmacy services. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-fuse-medical-raises-3-27m-medhab-get-914k-truck-yard-hauls-4-2m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fuse Medical Inc., a Richardson-based provider of innovative products for surgeons, said in a new Form D filing that it has raised all $3,276,488 of an equity funding round. Founded in 2011, Fuse provides a variety of orthopedic impants including…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Mansfield-based MedHab LLC said in a new regulatory filing that it has raised $914,770 of a $3 million equity funding round. Founded by Johnny Ross in 2008, MedHab is a device company specializing in the development and delivery of wearable…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The parent company of Which Wich has acquired Dallas-based Paciugo Gelato Caffe, a 32-unit gelato chain that it will begin expanding across the U.S. Dallas-based Sinelli Concepts International did not disclose any terms of the deal. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-boardroom-salon-kristi-which-wich-buys-gelato-chain/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based independent insurance broker Higginbotham has acquired the business of Friendswood-based Colt Risk Management, an independent commercial insurance broker specializing in aviation risk. Higginbotham has practice groups in more than 20 industries, according to the Fort Worth Business Press.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Kristi & Kids Enterprises LLC said it has raised $200,000 of an $800,000 equity round. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the minimum investment accepted from an outside investor is $50,000. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-boardroom-salon-kristi-which-wich-buys-gelato-chain/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Southlake-based Boardroom Salon for Men announced Thursday that it has closed on an investment by affiliates of Los Angeles-based private equity firm LightBay Capital. LightBay will take a majority stake in the company and accelerate Boardroom's growth. No financial details…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based professional employer organization Zogg Benefits has been acquired by G&A Partners of Houston. The Zogg acquisition is G&A's fourth acquisition of the year, according to a news release. No financial details of the acqusitiion were released. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-rollkall-gets-950k-link-off-duty-police-jobs-arcade-funding-reaches-1-5m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

MYCON General Contractors of Dallas has acquired Grapevine-based Pavlovich Construction Services. MYCON said the deal will support its growth in the industrial and manufacturing sectors, according to the Fort Worth Business Press. No financial details were released. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-rollkall-gets-950k-link-off-duty-police-jobs-arcade-funding-reaches-1-5m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based startup Arcade has raised $1 million from investment groups, bringing its total funding to roughly $1.5 million. CEO Dave Cherrie told the Dallas Business Journal that the funding will help Arcade with sales and marketing as it grows. Among…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Palmer-based Harvest Gold Silica said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $200,000 of a $5 million offering. On its website, Harvest Gold Silica said its product "is derived from naturally occurring minerals…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lewisville-based Xome announced that it has acquired North Richland Hills-based Assurant Mortgage Solutions Group from Assurant Inc. in a deal valued at $35 million. Xome, a subsidiary of WMIH Corp., is a provider of services to mortgage servicers, originators, real…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based RollKall Technologies LLC announced in a Form D filing that it raised $950,000 of a roughly $1.5 million equity-only funding round that the company said will allow it to speed development and enable targeted acquisitions. Founded by Benjamin Poch,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Code Authority, a custom software company chose one winner out of the six finalists who presented in the startup pitch event. They chose Frisco-based KidStrong to win the award; $33,500 in seed funding and services and will have their startup…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Service Fusion, a Colleyville-based startup that offers software to construction contractors has raised more than $10.1 million in a Series A funding round from Kansas City investment firm Five Elms Capital, according to a filing with the federal government. The…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Hedera Hashgraph announced Wednesday that is has raised $100 million from institutional investors and individuals - including $10 million from its own employees - for a new distributed ledger platform it has developed. Hedera said its platform is faster,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based off-site package solution startup Fetch announced this week that it raised $3 million in a seed funding round led by Austin-based Silverton Partners. Founded in 2016, Fetch provides package solutions for apartment buildings by accepting packages at local warehouses,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

TheCapitalNet, a software-as-a-service provider with North Texas ties currently operating mostly in stealth mode, has received a $500,000 seed round investment from Dallas-based Lindwall Family Investments LLC. CEO and co-founder Rakesh Bhatia told VCCircle that the proceeds will help the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lewisville-based technology company CareView Communications Inc. said in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised $1 million in a debt only funding round. CareView is an information technology provider to the health-care industry specializing…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Appspace Holdings said in a new SEC filing that it has raised $375,002 of a $750,003 equity and option offering. Appspace, which offers a platform to help companies communicate with their teams, was founded in 2002 and also has…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Streetlane, the Dallas-based provider of property management services, has been acquired by Roofstock, an Oakland, California operator of an online market place for single family rental investment properties. No details of the deal were released. Roofstock said it would retain…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Colleyville-based Service Fusion, a provider of management software applications to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, IT, and other service businesses, announced it raised $10 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Five Elms Capital, a Kansas-based firm…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

SRS Distribution, a McKinney-based roofing company has raised $10.3 million for a potential acquisition, according to a SEC filing. The company counts Boston private equity firm Berkshire Partners and Los Angeles investment firm Leonard Green & Partners among its investors.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Carrollton-based Selery Fulfillment Inc., which specializes in inventory fulfillment and warehousing for e-commerce companies, said in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that is has raised $850,000 of a $1 million offering. In November, Dallas-based family…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Ataia Medical, a graduate of Dallas startup accelerator Health Wildcatters, has raised $300,000 seed investment. The funding round was led by Dallas-based early-stage venture capital firm Green Park & Golf Ventures and its principals, Clay Heighten and Carl Soderstrom. Ataia,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Craftwork Coffee Co. announced in a new government filing that it has raised $932,500 of a $3 million equity offering. Craftwork Coffee is led by President Trevor Hightower and founder and CEO Riley Kiltz. In the filing, Craftwork…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based KwikBoost, a mobile device charging company, has acquired its competitor, Brightbox, whose products will add a "smart" charging solution as part of KwikBoost's Lock & Charge product family. KwikBoost offers a variety of solutions to charge mobile devices that…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Krew Rideshare Inc. - which anticipates expanding to Dallas in the next six to eight months - said in a new filing that is has raised $25,100 of a $200,000 debt and equity offerings. Austin-based Krew offers rides from Austin…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Sidekick Tools Inc. said in an amended filing with the SEC that it has raised $60,000 via a SAFE agreement - simple agreement for future equity - an agreement between an investor and a company that provides rights…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Richardson-based Maxxsure LLC, an independent cyber risk management platform, announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $350,000 of a $1.35 million equity funding round. In October, Maxxsure said it raised $750,000 in…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based business consulting firm Kanarys Inc. announced in a new filing with the federal government that it has raised $115,000 of a $1.5 million debt funding round. According to the Kanarys LinkedIn page, the firm was founded this year and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based protein snacks startup Stryve Foods LLC said in a new filing that it has raised $10 million of a $12.5 million equity offering. Earlier this year, Stryve reported raising $1.25 million of another $8 million funding round. In January,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based clothier Texas Standard announced this week that it has raised $500,000 in a seed funding round - capital that will help the company with production and growing its staff. "We are looking to hire across the board, and at…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based DCS Global, a provider of revenue cycle managament software, announced that it received a growth investment from Tritium Partners. The size of the investment was not released, but DCS said the money will help it increase the availability of…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Waxahachie-based Viziv Technologies announced in a new filing that it raised another $576,000 in an equity only raise targeted at $15 million. Earlier this month, Viziv said it raised $500,000 in an another equity funding round, the company announced in…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas beer brewing stalwart Deep Ellum Brewing Co. has been sold to Austin-based Canarchy Craft Beer Collective. Canarchy, a beer conglomerate, owns such brands as Oskar Blues Brewery and others, GuideLive reported. Deep Ellum Brewing opened in 2011 and quickly…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based SaaS platform Brand Protection Agency has been acquired by Ansira Partners, a leading data-driven, technology-enabled marketing solutions provider, with headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri and Dallas. No details of the transaction were released. BPA's platform provides manufacturers and brands…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Arcade has raised $750,000 in a seed investment round, bringing its total funding since 2015 to $1.2 million, according to Crunchbase. Lead investor in the most recent round was Austin-based ATX Seed Ventures, a seed-stage venture firm. Arcade is…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

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. The company was founded by Dr. Nicola Nice, a…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based iuzeit recently raised $500,000 in a seed investment round, according to Crunchbase. Iuzeit is a platform founded by Yogi Patel that offers one-stop shopping for information and reviews about consumer products. The platform aggregates, processes, organizes, and analyzes the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Ironwood Capital has made a subordinated debt investment in BrandFX Body Co., the Fort Worth-based manufacturer of composite fiberglass truck bodies. The amount of the investment was not released. Ironwood utilizes subordinated debt - sometimes called mezzanine finance - in…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Bestow secured $15 million in Series A funding led by Valar Ventures, with participation from existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Core Innovation Capital, 8VC, and Morpheus Ventures. Bestow designed a brand new underwriting framework and built a first-of-its-kind experience,…read more at hellobestow.com

 

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 platform that enables electronic points and benefits to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Entech Sales & Service announced in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised nearly $3.9 million of a $30 million equity funding round. The total amount of the raise so far is…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Neighborhood Goods, a Dallas-based retail startup founded by Matt Alexander and Mark Masinter, has raised $5.75 million. The seed round was led by Forerunner Ventures with participation from Maveron, CAA Ventures, Global Founders Capital, NextGen Venture Partners, and others. Also…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Women in Their Prime LLC has raised $250,000 of a $1 million equity financing round, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company's PRiME website is aimed at entrepreneurial women in their 50s, 60s,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based tech company Vorbi Inc. has closed a $2 million investment round under a simple agreement for future equity - commonly called SAFE - according to a Form D filing. Vorbi is a hyperscale converged cloud Infrastructure provider and said…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based robotic lawnmowing franchisor Robin Autopilot has closed on a $1 million funding round, the DBJ reported. Robin Autopilot grew out of the Dallas-based Dialexa Labs incubator and was featured on the hit-television show Shark Tank. More than 1 million…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based VetScience has been acquired by Chesterfield, Missouri-based animal nutrition manufacturer Manna Pro Products. VetScience is known for its Fruitables brand of natural treats and supplements that target pet obesity. "Fruitables treats and supplements will be a strong addition to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Restaurant food delivery by drone may command the headlines - at least when Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says Uber is experimenting with the futuristic technology, it does. But beyond the drone buzz, quieter technical integrations will make the biggest change…read more at table.skift.com

 

Frisco-based Hera Health Solutions said in a new federal filing that it has raised all of a $100,000 funding round. Hera Health Solutions was founded in 2016, and is developing a device that eliminates the removal of sub-dermal contraceptive arm…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

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…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

In January, Hail Merry said it closed a $2.035 million debt round. The company manufactures and sells raw, vegan, and gluten-free snack products including tarts, macaroons, granola, nuts and seeds, and assortments, according to Bloomberg. Its products are sold through…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Schok is based in Frisco and Rowlett, and was founded roughly two years ago as a subsidiary of Link America. The Dallas Business Journal reported that previously, the company had pitched Apple on cell phone accessories, but that Schok began…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

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 as a principal investor. The recent funding…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Perot Jain, a Dallas-based venture capital firm co-founded by Ross Perot Jr. and Anurag Jain, has backed two DFW startups - NoiseAware and Spacee. Financial details of the investments have not been released by Perot Jain or the two startups.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

IPwe Inc., which has operations in Dallas, has sold $2.5 million of a $10 million equity offering, the company said in a filing with the federal government. IPwe's Global Patent Registry is the world's first blockchain-enabled patent registry and the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based startup Krew announced that it has raised $25,000 in a seed investment round. Krew's app operates in the intercity travel industry by offering affordable long-distance car rides to consumers. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-smartblock-starts-100m-fund-learning-machine-closes-3m-round-morsco-bought-for-1-4b/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based startup Krew announced that it has raised $25,000 in a seed investment round. Krew's app operates in the intercity travel industry by offering affordable long-distance car rides to consumers. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-smartblock-starts-100m-fund-learning-machine-closes-3m-round-morsco-bought-for-1-4b/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based investment firm SmartBlock Capital is raising a $100 million hedge fund to place investments in cryptocurrencies and blockchain, the Dallas Business Journal reported, citing a filing with the federal government. Blockchain is the underlying technology for bitcoin. The Business…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Upventur, the Denton-based social platform for the outdoor travel space, announced Wednesday that is has acquired Yonder, a social networking platform dedicated to connecting outdoor enthusiasts. No terms of the deal were released. dallasinnovates.com/follow-money-wildcat-capital-leads-11m-raise-konatel-reaches-1-3m-goal-upventur-buys-yonder/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Ioogo Inc. announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised all $250,000 offered in an equity raise. Founded in July 2017 by Josh Alballero and Kristy Campbell, Ioogo offers an SaaS platform that…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based SalesBoost LLC has raised all of a $875,000 equity offering, the company announced in a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. SalesBoost specializes in hospitality training that develops sales leaders, hotel-based sellers, and global sales,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

McKinney-based ShearShare Inc. has raised $1.1 million in a seed round involving nine investors, according to Crunchbase. The investors are Y Combinator, Structure Capital, Precursor Ventures, James Sowers, David O, Capital Factory, Blackstone LaunchPad, Backstage Capital, and 500 Startups, Crunchbase…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based KonaTel Inc., a reseller of U.S. wireless service, announced in a Form D filing that it had raised all of a $1.3 million equity offering. The company - founded in 2014 - provides voice and data solutions serving agents,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based data center provider Aligned Energy has received a strategic investment from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners that will be used by Aligned Energy to expand its operations. According to FinSMEs, Aligned will be jointly controlled by its current owner, BlueMountain Capital…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

ZipStored Inc., a Dallas-based storage and delivery company, has raised $100,000 in a seed funding round, Crunchbase reported. The source of the funding was not disclosed for the company that was founded this month by Asker Ahmed, according to Crunchbase.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based mobile gifting platform Swych announced it has raised all $2 million offered in a debt investment round, according to a new Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Swych was founded in 2015 by Deepak Jain,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based ROKA Sports Inc., which designs high-performance swimwear and biking suits for competitive athletes, has raised $17.75 million of a $21.32 million offering, according to a Form D filing with the federal government. The company did not specify for what…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based health-care seed fund accelerator Health Wildcatters has achieved the second exit in its five years of existence. Invertex Ltd., which went through the program in 2014, has been acquired by Nike. Invertex uses computer vision to create 3D scans…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Traxo Inc. has raised another $85,225, completing its $810,735 funding round, according to an amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Earlier, we reported that Traxo had raised $725,510 in new equity funding. In 2016, Traxo raised…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

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…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas technology startup Preciate has raised $869,000 from about a dozen investors, according to a filing. The company is aiming to reach $2.5 million with this round of funding, the filing shows. Preciate is among a collection of new companies…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Dallas-based Excentus, a provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for the U.S. retail, national brands, grocery, and convenience retail sectors, has been acquired by PDI. No financial details of the deal were released. PDI is a global provider of…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Ignis Studios LLC has been acquired by Momentous Entertainment Group Inc. for $21.5 million. The deal is made up of cash, performance payments, and stock, the companies announced. In a release, the companies said that over the past…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Woodmont Allen Academy LLC has raised $1.3 million in an equity raise from 40 investors, according to a SEC filing. According to the filing, the minimum investment amount was $25,000. Woodmont Allen Academy's registered agent is The Woodmont Co., and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

IOOGO, a software-as-a-service techology company based in the Uptown neighborhood of Dallas, raised $250,000 in a seed investment round. Founded by Josh Alballero and Kristy Campbell in July 2017, IOOGO said its main premise is to establish a substantial customer…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Insurance Technologies Corporation, a Carrollton-based provider of marketing, rating, and management software and services to the insurance industry, received a majority investment of an undisclosed amount from Accel-KKR, a California technology-focused private equity firm. FinSMEs reported that following the deal,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Waxahachie-based Texzon Technologies LLC announced this month that it has raised $720,000 of a $15 million offering, according to a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In January, the company announced that it finished a VC funding…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Minnie's Food Pantry of Plano, a charity that provides healthy, nutritious food to those in need, raised $1.3 million in a venture round. The lead investor in the round was not named. Minnie's was founded in April 2008 by Dr.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Caruth Capital Partners, a Dallas-based middle-market private equity firm, has invested growth capital in Dallas-based ATA RiskStation LLC, a provider of cloud-based portfolio risk management. Founded by veteran technology entrepreneur Aladin Abughazaleh, ATA RiskStation offers its clients portfolio risk analytics…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

OrderMyGear, the Dallas-based developer of an online ordering platform aimed at group orders of sporting goods and apparel, has raised $35 million in a funding round from Susquehanna Growth Equity. OrderMyGear said it will use the money to accelerate product…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

PestRoutes, a McKinney-based company that develops business mangement software for the pest control industry, has raised a round of equity funding from Mainsail Partners. It will use the investment to accelerate product development and enhance customer service. PestRoutes did not…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

OncoNano Medicine, a Dallas-based biotech company, has raised $11.6 million from 27 private investors, according to SEC filing. OncoNano is a former spin-out from the UT Southwestern Medical Center, according to the Dallas Business Journal. OncoNano developed a method using…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based pharma company Gradalis Inc. has received $43.94 million of a $55 million equity funding offer, the company announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Gradalis has not said how it intends to use the funding.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based mailing industry network Royal Alliances has received revenue-based growth financing described as being in the "seven-figure" range from Palo Alto, California-based Decathlon Capital Partners. According to FinSMES, Royal Alliances was founded in 2012 by CEO Aaron McDaniel, and is…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

AuditionMe, the Rockwall-based content startup has raised $100,000 of its goal of $500,000, the Dallas Business Journal reported. In a filing with the SEC, AuditionMe said that funding came from four investors. The company was founded by Caleb Applegate to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth-based Project Ring Inc., registered as a foreign for-profit corporation in the state of Texas, reported in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that is has raised all of $2.2 million equity funding round. Project…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

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, said it enables homebuyers and sellers to benefit from agent…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Fetch Package, which provides outsourced package receiving and last-mile logistics for apartment buildings, announced it has raised $420,000 in an angel investing round. Apartment dwellers can use Fetch's services to have packages delivered to Fetch, which then hand delivers…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based cryptocurrency startup Hedera plans to launch a new virtual currency platform called Hedera Hashgraph thanks to an $18 million funding round. The Hedera funding round included Digital Currency Group, and the launch of the new platform is expected to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Lewisville-based CareView Communications Inc. announced it had raised all $2.05 million in a recent debt-only funding round. In its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, CareView did not specify for what the money will be used. Crunchbase reported that…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based Paññã announced that it has raised $1 million in seed funding. The AI recruiting technology company said it raised the money in two separate $500,000 rounds this year. Paññã - pronounced Panya - said its focus is to help…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based on-demand labor marketplace Veryable Inc. raised $1.7 million in an equity funding round that opened in May 2017, the company said in a Form D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Veryable's labor marketplace is for manufacturing, logistics,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Keller-based BILT Inc. has raised $250,000 of a $1 million offering, according to a Form D filing. The BILT app was conceived in 2012 as the first use of SAP's Visual Enterprise 3D technology and is designed for consumers. The…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

CounterFind, the Frisco-based counterfeit merchandise detecting company founded by former Dallas Cowboy safety Darren Woodson, has raised an additional $190,000, according to a new Form D filing. The company now has completed its offering of $997,587. In January, we reported…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

KonaTel Inc., the Dallas-based reseller of U.S. wireless service, announced in a Form D filing that it had raised $300,000 of a $1.3 million equity offering. The company, which was founded in 2014, provides voice and data solutions serving agents,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Richardson-based Vertical Computer Systems announced in a Form D filing that it has raised $860,000 of a $20 million funding round. Vertical Computer Systems is an international provider of application software, cloud-based and software services, internet core technologies, and intellectual…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Irving-based Naya Ventures announced in a Form D filing that is has sold $2 million of a $2.45 million equity funding round. Naya Ventures is an early-stage and growth equity investment firm. It invests in U.S.- and India-based mobile technology…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fort Worth Pharma Nuvothera Raises $2.06M

March 2, 2018

Fort Worth-based Nuvothera Inc., the maker of the psoriasis treatment Prosoria, has raised $2.06 million in an equity round, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Nuvothera recently announced that Prosoria was available to buy online for the first time on the company's website and via Amazon.

 

Ivie & Associates, a Flower Mound-based marketing services provider, has been acquired for a reported $92.5 million by Quad/Graphics Inc., a Wisconsin-based marketing solutions provider. Ivie & Associates was among the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies in the nation. It was…read more at www.biztimes.com

 

Shop Simply Announces $400K Equity Raise

February 26, 2018

Shop Simply Inc., a Dallas-based provider of a software-based enabler of next-generation e-commerce, announced a $400,000 equity raise in a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This raise is part of a $5 million offering. Shop Simply was co-founded by Steve Nadon, Dr. Alistair Black, and Eric Peus, and uses virtual robot technology that automates and enables the entire shopping and checkout process.

 

Dallas-based startup got2go2 LLC announced it has raised $590,000 in an equity funding as part of a $750,000 offering, according to a filing with the SEC. The startup, founded in 2014, is under development with a planned launch in 2018…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

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, College Loan Corp., University Ventures, City Light Capital,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based View Wireless Infrastructure Fund LP has raised $2.5 million in new equity funding, according to a filing. View Wireless filed as a Domestic Limited Partnership in the state of Texas in April 2017. While the total offering was $2.5…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based nonprofit jewelry brand Akola Project has received a $250,000 line of credit as part of $1 million in investments in four women-led ventures by the Women's Capital Collaborative, created in 2016 to support the diverse needs of women-run social…read more at www.locavesting.com

 

Pieces Technologies Raises $3M

February 16, 2018

Dallas-based AI and predictive analytics startup Pieces Technologies has raised $3.25 million in a debt-only funding round. The funding is part of a total offering of $15 million, according to a Form D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Federos, a Frisco-based developer of IT service management tools and services, has raised an undisclosed amount in Series B funding. The funding included un-named family offices from the U.S., Germany, and Austria, Texas TechPulse reported. Started in 2005 as Monolith…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based protein snacks startup Stryve Foods LLC has received $1.25 million in funding from a new equity investment rounds, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The total offering in the round is $8 million, leaving $6.875…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Agrinos Inc., an Irving biotechnology company, has completed a $14.7 million equity investment with support from long-term investors Manor Investment SA, Havfonn AS, and EuroChem Group AG. The investments will help Agrinos accelerate execution of its business plan this year…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Two North Texas pharmaceutical industry companies controlled by Richard Appling both announced raises recently. Hurst-based Right Value Drug Stores Inc. announced a $13.3 million debt-only raise, while Denton-based Appling Enterprises LLC announced a debt-only raise of $700,000. dallasinnovates.com/follow-the-money-bios-partners-targeting-50m-fund-mooala-raises-5m/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Mooala, the Dallas-based startup that is a purveyor of dairy-free beverages, has raised $5 million in a new funding round, the Dallas Business Journal reported. The publication said Mooala likely will make an announcement on the funding next week. Mooala's…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

TechCrunch reported that Square has bought Entrees On-Trays, the 32-year-old restaurant delivery service, with plans to expand to expand Square's on-demand food delivery service, Caviar, in Dallas-Fort Worth. Caviar product lead Gokul Rajaram told TechCrunch that the acquisition will allow…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

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…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Netherlands and Dallas-based medical device developer Endostim raised more than $12.1 million in equity funding from 20 investors, according to a Form D filing. The company's treatments include those for gastroesophageal reflux disease, which causes severe heartburn and acid reflux.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Filely received a $10,000 investment from Acupo Ventures that will be used for a major rebranding in the coming weeks. Acupo Ventures is a pre-seed venture capital firm and said its investment is to help Filely through its rebranding…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

defi Solutions, a Grapevine-based provider of lending industry software, raised $55 million in Series C funding, with an investment of primary and secondary capital from Bain Capital Ventures. The company will use the primary capital to accelerate development of existing…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

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 providers' profiles, including price and ratings,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

RevTech, the mentor-driven retail accelerator in Dallas, led the first $1 million of a $3 million Series A funding round for Birdzi, a New Jersey-based technology startup. Birdzi is a mobile engagement platform for small- and mid-size grocery chains, and…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Caddo Technologies Raises $1M

January 19, 2018

The Dallas-based biotechnology firm announced in a Form D filing that it had raised $1 million in equity financing, which was 100 percent of the offering. Caddo, which was formed in 2013, did not specify what the funding will be used for, and has not returned a call for more information.

 

Double Pull Inc. Nets $75k Equity Raise

January 19, 2018

Irving-based Double Pull Inc., announced a $75,000 equity raise, with proceeds to be used for product development, pilot projects, legal expenses, and marketing and sales, according to a Form D filing with the U.S. government. Double Pull has not responded to a call for more information about the round.

 

Valify Inc. Gets $652k for R&D

January 19, 2018

Frisco-based Valify Inc. announced in a Form D amendment that it had raised $652,352 of a $700,000 debt offering. Valify said it is the only 100-percent dedicated web-based solution allowing health-care organizations to quickly identify, benchmark, and track their savings in hospital-purchased services. The company will use the funding for continued research and development, Chief Technology Officer Matt Clark told Dallas Innovates.

 

Traxo Inc. Raises $725k in Equity Funding

January 19, 2018

Traxo Inc. has raised $725,510 in new equity funding, the company announced in a Form D filing with the U.S. government. In 2016, the Dallas-based company raised a $5.2 million Series B funding round led by TripAdvisor. Traxo specializes in data aggregation and tracking passenger loyalty and behaviors. It lists German airline Lufthansa and other travel companies as its clients.

 

Mycroft Completes $1.75m Seed Round

January 19, 2018

Kansas City-based Mycroft, which has an open source voice recognition platform, has completed a $1.75 million seed round. Among the company's investors is Dallas-based Deep Space Ventures.

 

Darren Woodson played defense for the Dallas Cowboys in the Super Bowl years of the 1990s, and now his technology startup CounterFind is helping businesses defend against counterfeit versions of their products being sold on the internet. Some of the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

There’s a startup in Texas that’s been quietly building the technology that powers mobile banking apps. Plano-based Alkami has developed a white label service that credit unions and banks use across digital platforms. And Alkami’s 4.5 million users have generated…read more at techcrunch.com

 

Reix Corporation, a Dallas, TX-based owner of data and software platforms for the commercial real estate industry in the United States and Latin America, completed its Series A funding. Minority investments were provided by Altus Group Limited (TSX:AIF), Real Capital…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

A Dallas startup that is building the “Uber of Photoshopping” has received an investment from a former Apple executive and pioneer of the photo editing software. The company, Mendr, released an app in March to allow users to hire from…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

Nimbix is a provider of cloud-based High Performance Computing infrastructure and applications. The company offers its customers hardware accelerated server platforms and HPC applications as a service through the Nimbix Accelerated Compute Cloud, speeding up data processing for Life Sciences,…read more at www.formds.com

 

Magnitude Software, Inc., a leader in delivering business insights for organizations with increasingly fragmented application and data environments, today announced its second acquisition this quarter: Innowera, a global software provider that enables users to more efficiently manage SAP processes and…read more at www.innowera.com

 

A Dallas startup aimed at disrupting the home repair and warranty business recently raised $2 million in seed money so it can expand to Austin, San Antonio, and Houston in January. The Fixd app gives homeowners a way to find…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Fastlane developers of the online car-buying platform that enables car buyers to purchase a vehicle directly from the car dealer's website and in-store sales while giving them an easy Amazon-like checkout experience, today announced it has completed a $1.5 million…read more at www.chicagotribune.com

 

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 head injuries is leading to a decline in youth football…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based BenefitMall, the provider of employee benefits and payroll services which is backed by Austin Ventures, has been acquired by The Carlyle Group. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. The Carlyle Group said it believes thatcapital investment, an expanded salesforce, and…read more at www.texastechpulse.com

 

Irving, Texas-based Miraca Life Sciences, which operates an anatomic pathology laboratory, has been acquired by private equity investor Avista Capital Partners. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Miraca Life Sciences provides anatomic pathology services in the fields of gastroenterology, dermatology,…read more at www.texastechpulse.com

 

CyberMiles Raises $30M via ICO

November 22, 2017

Dallas-based CyberMiles, a startup developing a blockchain-based platform for decentralized, online marketplaces, said it has raised close to $30M in its "initial coin offering" (ICO). CyberMiles said it sold 420 million "CyberMiles Tokens" in its ICO, with funds to go…read more at www.texastechpulse.com

 

Cufflinks.com, the Dallas based manufacturer and distributor of men's fashion accessories, has been acquired.  The 18-year-old firm manufactures and sells over 4000+ SKU's and has almost every high-end license to produce cufflinks, tie bars, ties and pocket squares as well…read more at nbherard.com

 

Ecological Service Partners, a Dallas, TX, and Washington, D.C.-based provider of ecological restoration of wetlands, streams and habitats for endangered species, raised $250m in equity funding. The backers were not disclosed. The company intends to use the funds to support…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

JF2 Capital Partners, a new Dallas-based family office venture capital firm, announced that it has made its first deal, placing a substantial investment in Farmers Branch-based startup Selery Fulfillment.   https://dallasinnovates.com/new-vc-firm-jf2-makes-selery-fulfillment-first-investment/read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

In just 18 months, Dallas startup Cosmic JS has racked up 60 customers, including Big Fish and Brand New Congress, and is just finishing up a $250,000 angel round. And, it’s already planning to raise more funding in a seed…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

The apartment rewards startup announced the results of the investment round this week, which was led by San Francisco’s AXA Strategic Ventures and included Dallas-area investors. Through its Community Rewards app, Modern Message gamifys apartment living giving residents reward points…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Denton-based Kubos Corp. announced Thursday that it has closed $1.65 million in new funding that will help it hire more employees and expand its platform. The round brings Kubos’ total funding to more than $2.4 million. Included in this round…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

WatchGuard, the Allen-based provider of mobile video cameras and evidence management software for law enforcement, has filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a $75 million IPO. The company plans to list on the Nasdaq exchange under the…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Stealthy Syntilla Medical has raised $1.5 million in a round of debt financing, according to an SEC filing posted last month. The company has not publicly disclosed its developments, but has filed for a number of patents related to implantable…read more at www.massdevice.com

 

Dallas-based online Linux and cloud training platform and community Linux Academy and Cloud Assessments has secured $6.8 million in Series A funding from Arthur Investments. The company said it will use the funds to continue expansion of Linux Academy’s content…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Plano-based property management software firm ResMan has secured a $36 million investment from Mainsail Partners and plans to use the funding to grow the company. ResMan said it will use the injection of cash to accelerate development of its products,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based Astrapi Corp., which enhances satellite communications through its proprietary spiral-based modulation technology, is ready to move into the next phase of growth thanks to recent grants, equity raises, and partnerships. The National Science Foundation awarded Astrapi a Phase II…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Dallas-based home down payment protection insurance provider ValueInsured has received a $6.5 million injection of capital from longtime partners Everest Re Group Ltd. and Houston International Insurance Group. The capital raise will give ValueInsured — the only provider of homebuyer…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

CRM Web Solutions, a Bedford, TX-based provider of a SaaS CRM and marketing platform for the early childhood learning industry, received a growth equity investment from Growth Street Partners. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. In conjunction with…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

Fathomd has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant for $739,752 to commercialize innovative technology by conducting research and development (R&D) work on developing web-based interactive educational games focused initially in the…read more at www.fathomd.com

 

Maxxsure is an independent cyber risk assessment platform providing quantitative framework-based (NIST and others) detailed assessment of processes, hardware/software and network vulnerabilities. Maxxsure allows you to identify and assess risks by process and technology.   https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/maxxsure  read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Swych, Inc., a Plano, Texas-based provider of a digital gifting platform, completed its Series A round of funding.The amount of the deal was not disclosed. Backers included UAE Exchange Group, a global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions provider.…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

Dallas-based BioLum Sciences has received another round of funding from Intelis Capital, which invests in early stage ventures. The startup co-founded by Southern Methodist University graduates is working on a non-invasive device for asthma management. The device measures airway inflammation…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

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…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Simpli.fi, the programmatic advertising platform that delivers localization and personalization at scale, announced today that GTCR, a leading Private Equity firm based in Chicago, IL, will acquire a majority stake in the company.  The investment from GTCR, along with additional…read more at www.simpli.fi

 

A $7.7 million funding round will help the startup Truss — which simplifies the office leasing process for small- and medium-sized businesses — expand its real estate offerings and add employees. TechCrunch’s Frederic Lardinois reported that the funding round was…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Spaceek has secured a $1.4 million investment in a round led by Clear Future, per Israeli business publication Globes. The company develops technology which navigates drivers to available parking spaces.   https://pitchbook.com/newsletter/spaceek-raises-14m  read more at pitchbook.com

 

@RISK Technologies Inc., a Cyber Network Consensus SaaS company that provides automated Digital Forensic Investigation and is the creator of the InVictus Cognitive Cyber Defense Platform, announced that it has secured $2M in seed funding after spending 9 months in…read more at www.prweb.com

 

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…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Spotio, a mobile sales management platform for field sales teams is based in Dallas.   https://www.crunchbase.com/funding_round/spotio-series-unknown--c9c8b381  read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

One of the little reported on changes in how you enjoy sports and concert experiences has been the expansion of “pop-up experiences”. Gone are the days of just going to an event and having to pre-party or, at best, hang…read more at blockpartypresents.com

 

UT Dallas Seed Fund made its first two $25,000 awards – one to ShearShare, the other to Cosmunity. Both are apps, but that’s where the similarities end. Cosmunity is a platform specifically targeted to comics, cosplay, gaming and anime adherents.…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Carable is an asset light, partner centric P2P marketplace where people can buy and sell vehicles in full trust and transparency.The business of facilitates used car sales online through its own market place where private and business used vehicle sellers…read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Fortress Security, a full-service residential and commercial security system company based here, announced that it has secured funding worth up to $2 million, which will be used to expand the company, according to CEO Jerrod Smith.   http://www.securitysystemsnews.com/article/fortress-security-secures-2m-funding  read more at www.securitysystemsnews.com

 

Zyston LLC, an information security solutions company, today announced it has raised $2.2 million of equity capital exclusively from existing investors and company management to fund accelerated growth of the business. Zyston previously raised $3.8 million of equity capital in…read more at venturebeat.com

 

Solovis, a multi-asset class portfolio management, analytics and reporting platform for limited partners and asset allocators, today announced it has raised $8 million in a Series A round. The funding was led by Edison Partners, a leading growth equity capital…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

A Dallas area startup is reaping the benefits of its local community, with Mark Cuban, Deep Space Ventures, and angel investors pouring $1 million of capital into the company. It’s the largest funding round yet for Farmers Branch-based Selery Fulfillment,…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Today Lantern Pharma Inc. announced the closure of its Series A equity financing of $3.7 million for the biotech company and its clinical-stage cancer treatments. This Series A closing was led by Bios Partners, GPG Ventures and other private investors.…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

CommonEdits, the Dallas startup that created a drag-along license that helps music artists get a cut of each download of their songs, is ready for its North American product launch in June. The launch is supported by $600,000 in seed…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Chris Drake used to jump out of planes and call in artillery fires as a paratrooper for the U.S. Army. He's traded his tools of the trade and now fends off a different kind of enemy: cyberattacks that can take…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Officeprise is a hosted workspace-as-a-Service that stores all your company’s applications, available anywhere, through any desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.   https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/officeprise-com  read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Mizzen+Main, an American-made menswear brand, announced today that it has received a significant growth investment from L Catterton, the largest consumer-focused private equity firm in the world. L Catterton's capital investment will be used to support Mizzen+Main's growth by expanding…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

TrophyHunts.com was built by an entrepreneurial group of avid hunters and digital marketers who came together to solve the biggest problem that exists for hunters – the lack of a publicaly accessible, up-to-date, easy-to-use, comprehensive directory of hunting ranches, leases,…read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

An incredibly powerful technology that creates a dynamic & trackable OOH advertising technology and channel called Trailerskirt Advertising   https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/streetgreen-llc  read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

Dallas-based Door is on a growth spurt. The real estate startup, which charges homeowners a flat rate of $5,000 rather than the standard 6 percent commission fee collected by other brokers, recently closed a $2.3 million funding round, according to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Startup healthcare tech company Blockit, Inc., has raised $152,000 in seed funding. The raise was structured in two rounds; $60,000 closed in late 2016 led by Co-Founders Jake McCarley and Mark Carver, MD, and a second round of $92,000 closed…read more at www.blockitnow.com

 

Peloton Therapeutics, Inc., a drug discovery and development company focused on advancing first-in-class, small molecule cancer therapies, announced today the exercise of an optional tranche of its previously-announced Series D financing round. With the exercise of this optional tranche, investors…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Music Audience Exchange (MAX) today announced it has secured $6 million in a funding round led by MATH Venture Partners and KDWC Ventures. G-Bar Ventures and Gregg Latterman, Founder and CEO of Aware Records, also contributed to the raise.  …read more at www.musicaudienceexchange.com

 

Legalinc is a technology company that automates business services for attorneys, accountants, and small business service providers.   https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/legal-inc  read more at www.crunchbase.com

 

They say necessity is the mother of invention. At least that was the case for Brenda Stoner. Stoner, a single mom and serial entrepreneur, came up with the idea for a pickup truck delivery company when she had to get…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Share Rocket, the leader in social media ratings for broadcast media, has announced that it secured $5 million in a Series A round of funding led by Tribune Media, with Fox Television Stations and Capitol Broadcasting also investing. These leading…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Novartis, the Swiss pharmaceutical giant that owns Alcon, is buying Encore Vision, a Fort Worth startup that has developed a drug to treat presbyopia. Novartis said Tuesday that the acquisition would add a “first-in-class” treatment to its ophthalmology pipeline, “providing…read more at www.star-telegram.com

 

Dallas startup Traxo took off this week with a $5.2 million Series B funding round led by TripAdvisor. Traxo specializes in data aggregation and tracking passenger loyalty and behaviors. It lists German airline Lufthansa and other travel companies as its…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

ES Xplore, LLC, a unique company that has developed a proprietary method for direct hydrocarbon indication at seismic resolution, announced a $12 million funding round led by Dallas based investors Sovereign Resources LLC and Unity Hunt, Inc.  With this funding,…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Addison-based Brainspace is set to join a new global cybersecurity company being formed by private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners, according to D CEO.  The Brainspace acquisition is part of a $2.8 billion deal, which is expected to…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Catapult Health, a national preventive healthcare practice that brings technology-enabled checkups to worksites across the country, announced the completion of a $10M Series B financing which includes a significant investment by a new partner, UCHealth.  Catapult Health's existing investors also…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Chris MacFarland had his eyes set on one main target when he joined Plano-based Masergy Communications in 2008: Take the company from startup to an established, fast-growing business. After Masergy agreed to be acquired recently by Boston-based private equity firm…read more at www.dmagazine.com

 

An $8 million cash infusion will open more doors for Plano startup OpenKey as it speeds toward its goal of being in 16,500 hotel rooms by year’s end. The company developed a mobile app solution that allows hotel guests to…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Tech EdVentures, a Dallas-based company focused on providing STEM-based education to young learners in PK-8th grade, has announced that it has raised $675k in seed funding.  The raise was structured as a convertible note and was syndicated by Tech Wildcatters,…read more at globenewswire.com

 

DocSynk, a Dallas, TX-based provider of a machine-learning platform for healthcare, closed $1m in seed funding. Naya Ventures made the investment. The company will use the continue to develop the technology and expand operations. Led by medical technology innovator Vaidyanatha…read more at www.finsmes.com

 

Ranzure Networks today announced that the company has completed a $13 million Series A funding. This round of investment was co-led by LiveOak Venture Partners and Mitel. Venu Shamapant, co-founder and General Partner of LiveOak Venture Partners, will join Ranzure’s…read more at www.prweb.com

 

Archeio Technologies unveils oil & gas software innovation after a year of product development, in which time the Dallas-based startup raised approximately $1 million of funding and inked contracts with leading energy companies. Using next-generation technologies like machine learning and…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Peloton Therapeutics, Inc., a drug discovery and development company focused on advancing first-in-class, small molecule cancer therapies, announced today the completion of a $52.4 million Series D financing round. The financing round included new investor Foresite Capital Management and participation…read more at pelotontherapeutics.com

 

Fort Worth financial technology startup TransVix LLC has received a $2 million vote of confidence from one of Dallas’ biggest investors for what is expected to be one of the first trading platforms for the transportation industry.   https://www.dmagazine.com/business-economy/2016/09/fort-worth-startup-transvix-secures-2m-from-hunt-technology-ventures/  read more at www.dmagazine.com

 

Dallas IoT startup Sprinkl, a developer of connected irrigation and conservation technology raises $1.3M in cash and credit from investor Ian Woodward-Smith. Along with the raise, Woodward-Smith will be joining Sprinkl and spearheading business development and strategic partnerships. The cash…read more at www.prweb.com

 

Nepris recently closed a seed round of funding totaling $1 million, led by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF). Nepris brings together educators and industry professionals in an easy-to-use online community to collaborate and connect through live online interactive…read more at venturebeat.com

 

A mass migration of IT services to the cloud, coupled with a huge growth of connected devices, has created a perfect storm for security breaches with some 400 million malware attacks identified last year alone according to IDC. Now, a…read more at techcrunch.com

 

Xclaim Mobile, Inc., a Dallas-based tech startup led by a former AT&T Marketing Executive, has closed on a $450,000 round of funding to accelerate the delivery of its promise of the right message, at the right time, at the right…read more at www.revtechaccelerator.com

 

Alkami provides next-generation online banking software solutions to financial institutions, ranging from in-house installations to software-as-a-service (SaaS)   https://www.xconomy.com/texas/2016/07/13/alkami-technology-secures-2750008-new-funding-round/  read more at www.xconomy.com

 

We are a nation of pack rats. One in every 10 American households rents self-storage space for extra stuff. But there are plenty of hassles in the typical extraspatial experience. You have to load up and haul your belongings to…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Dallas home healthcare startup PediaQ has raised $4.5 million in bridge round of funding that will help expand its footprint and the services within its mobile application. With the new funding, all of which came from Texas investors, the company…read more at healthcare.dmagazine.com

 

Dallas, Texas based Fixd Repair (Fixd) is disrupting the $400 billion home service industry with technology that streamlines the service and helps consumers save time, money and frustration. Fixd, an innovative new home warranty solution and services provider, has secured…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Valify, a Frisco health care software company, announced today that it has raised $2 million in Series A funding. Valify's software helps hospitals manage costs and find potential savings for purchased services, such as janitorial companies, laundry vendors and food…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Reata”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,500,000 shares of its Class A common stock at $11.00 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions. Reata has granted the underwriters…read more at globenewswire.com

 

Bone Solutions Inc. (BSI), a privately held orthobiologics technology company located in Dallas, TX, has officially closed its latest private placement memorandum of $1.5MM. The company surpassed its goal by achieving a funding round totaling more than $1.7MM. BSI also…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

Dallas startup Mizzen+Main raised a $3 million Series B round of funding, adding more big name investors to its lineup. The round, announced Thursday, was led by Ben Nash, CEO of PCS Wireless; NFL star Thomas Morstead, who plays for…read more at www.dmagazine.com

 

Pieces Technologies (Pieces Tech), an innovative start-up that deploys cutting edge technology to improve clinical and community health outcomes, officially launched with a $21.6 million Series A funding round. The Pieces™ software platform was incubated at the Parkland Center for…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Modo Payments, a Richardson-based payment services startup, just completed a $2 million raise intended to support expansion of its platform, the Dallas Business Journal reported. The Journal said that the bridge round was led by Tim Keith, CEO of Texas…read more at dallasinnovates.com

 

Motive Drilling Technologies, the rapidly growing drilling decision-automation company, today announced a $10.5 million Series A funding round led by California based investors Formation 8 and GE Ventures. Funding will be used to expand deployment of Motive Drilling Technologies’ directional…read more at www.businesswire.com

 

Richardson-based EnTouch Controls has raised $8 million in a Series C round of funding as it expands its sales and marketing team. The company, which offers business facility asset and energy management intelligence, raised the round on the heels of…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

RoboKind, a 5-year-old Dallas startup, recently turned heads in Santa Clara, California, after beating about 600 startups at a competition. The company, which developed a humanoid educational robot, won the North American Startup Contest hosted by Tsinghua Entrepreneur & Executive…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

MVPindex, Inc., the Social Media Index and Measurement Platform for Sports and Entertainment, today announced the close of a $7 million Series A investment round led by strategic investor groups in Dallas, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. MVPindex will…read more at www.prnewswire.com

 

The global drugmaker AstraZeneca said Friday that it has a definitive agreement to buy the former North Texas startup ZS Pharma for $2.7 billion. The deal marks a stellar rise for the biopharmaceutical company, which got an early assist from…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

Phynd Technologies, Inc., a leading healthcare application service provider, announced it has secured $1.1M in Series A equity funding to accelerate the growth of its Unified Provider Management (UPM) Platform. The investment, which was oversubscribed, was led by Dallas Venture…read more at blog.phynd.com

 

If you've ever clicked on a shopping link from a major magazine's website or a fashion-focused blog (including, full disclosure, this one), chances are it was an affiliate link powered by Rewardstyle. The company, founded by husband and wife team…read more at fashionista.com

 

Vinli launched at TechCrunch Disrupt SF last September by promising to bring the car into the smartphone age. The company is making a small sensor that plugs into a vehicle’s OBD port and allow the driver to access a suite…read more at techcrunch.com

 

Canadian telecom services provider Mitel Networks Corp said on Monday it would buy U.S.-based Mavenir Systems Inc for $560 million in a bid to expand its telephone services to the high-speed 4G LTE mobile market.   https://www.reuters.com/article/mavenir-systems-ma-mitel-networks/update-2-canadas-mitel-to-buy-mavenir-to-expand-into-mobile-services-idUSL4N0W44KZ20150302read more at www.reuters.com

 

Bottle Rocket, a Dallas startup that specializes in customized mobile application development, has been acquired by London-based advertising and marketing company WPP, the company announced today. Bottle Rocket will remain a separate company under its current leadership, with Calvin Carter…read more at www.bizjournals.com

 

I.B.M. announced on Tuesday that it had agreed to buy SoftLayer Technologies, a cloud computing company, in an effort to strengthen I.B.M.’s position in the fast-growing market for computing sold to businesses as a service delivered over the Internet. As…read more at dealbook.nytimes.com

 

The parent company of T-Mobile USA agreed to buy MetroPCS on Wednesday, as the cellphone providers looked to compete with bigger rivals. Under the terms of the complex transaction, MetroPCS will conduct a 1-for-2 reverse stock split and pay out…read more at dealbook.nytimes.com

 

Google has acquired Quickoffice in Plano, Quickoffice CEO Alan Masarek wrote on the company's blog. Quickoffice delivers mobile office software and solutions. Its flagship software lets users view, edit and create Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on their mobile…read more at www.dallasnews.com

 

CA Technologies today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Interactive TKO, Inc. (ITKO), a leading provider of service simulation solutions for developing applications in composite and cloud environments, for $330 million in an all-cash transaction. Business demand for rapid…read more at investor.ca.com

 

Zynga Inc.  announced it has acquired Texas-based mobile game development company Newtoy, Inc., makers of the popular Games With Friends franchise that includes mobile games such as Words With Friends and Chess With Friends. The Newtoy headquarters in McKinney, Texas…read more at investor.zynga.com

 

Woot has been acquired by Amazon, as they briefly note on their blog today with a big “woot!” Well, okay, their exact words were “Holy crap!” This is a great deal for daily online bargin service as, similar to Zappos…read more at techcrunch.com

 

Xerox buys ACS for $6.4 billion

September 28, 2009

Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) and Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE: ACS) today announced a definitive agreement for Xerox to acquire ACS in a cash and stock transaction valued at $63.11 per share or $6.4 billion as of the closing price…read more at www.cnet.com

 

Dell and Perot Systems have entered a definitive agreement for Dell to acquire Perot Systems in a transaction valued at approximately $3.9 billion. Terms of the agreement were approved yesterday by the boards of directors of both companies. The acquisition…read more at www.dell.com

 

Well, that was unexpected. id Software, the game studio behind Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein, and the upcoming Rage, has just been acquired by ZeniMax, parent company of Fallout 3 developer Bethesda Softworks.   https://www.engadget.com/2009/06/24/bethesda-parent-company-buys-id-software/read more at www.engadget.com

 

The Hewlett-Packard Company, the personal computer and printer maker, said Tuesday that it would acquire the Electronic Data Systems Corporation, the operator of corporate computer systems, for $13.9 billion. The price of $25 a share would represent a 32.5 percent…read more at www.nytimes.com

 

Yahoo! Inc. Thursday acquired Broadcast.com, the leading Internet audio and video broadcaster, for $5.7 billion in stock in one of the biggest mergers in cyberspace. Under the deal, Yahoo! is using its richly valued stock to pay an astounding sum…read more at money.cnn.com

 

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