Archive for December, 2016

Novartis buying Fort Worth eye-care startup Encore Vision for $465 million

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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

Traxo Lands $5.2M in Series B Funding, led by TripAdvisor

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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

ES Xplore Receives $12 million in New Funding

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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,