Archive for October, 2018

Investment Pushes Dallas-Based Ryan To $1.1B Valuation

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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 …

PostItPlayIt Raises $1.59M In Equity Funding

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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 …

Snack Maker Hail Merry Raises $1.08M In Equity Round

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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 …

Cox Automotive Buys Grapevine-Based Intersection Technologies

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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 …

Ansira Acquires Adobe Solutions Provider Defakto

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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.
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LivePerson Acquires Conversational Intelligence Platform Conversable

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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 …

Lewisville Health-Care Tech Firm Gets $3.7M

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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 …

iDonate Secures $10M In Series A Funding

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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 …

Caris Life Sciences Raises $150M

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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 …

Lender Meritize Raises $13.2M In Seed Funding

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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, …