Archive for January, 2019

Quest Events Raises Undisclosed Amount

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Frisco-based Quest Events, a leader for drapery solutions and other products including modular furniture, scenic elements, décor, and accessories in the events industry received last week an undisclosed amount in a strategic investment from private equity firm TZP Capital Partners …

Alto Raises $14.5M For On-Demand Ride Service

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In October, 2018, we told you all about the inventive ride-hailing startup Alto. Today, it announced it’s entering the market with $14.5 million raised in two rounds of funding from several partners including Road Ventures and Frog Ventures. Alto is …

Dallas Eyecare Company Gets Investment From J.P. Morgan

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Riata Capital Group has announced that its portfolio company, Dallas-based Acuity Eyecare Group, has recieved an equity investment from J.P. Morgan Asset Management in support of growth and expansion. Financial terms of the investment were not released. The investment was …

Frisco Music City Gets $3.9M

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The plan approved by Frisco officials last year called Frisco Music City has raised $3.9 million from outside investors, according to a filing. Intended to be housed near the Cowboys’ Star, the new music venue is expected to be made …

Fossil Group Sells Smartwatch Technology To Google

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Tech giant Google has bought Richardon-based Fossil Group’s smartwarch technology, as well as the research and development division that created it, in a deal valued at about $40 million. the Verge reported.
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YourCause Exits In $157M Acquisition

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Plano-based YourCause, a leader in enterprise philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, and employee engagement technology, announced it has been acquired by Charleston, South Carolina-based Blackbaud, a leading cloud software company that empowers social good, in a deal valued at roughly $157 …

Baicells Gets Investment From Qualcomm Inc.

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Plano-based small cell technology company Baicells has received an investment from Qualcomm Inc. that it will use to further the development of 5G technologies, according to FinSMEs. The amount was not disclosed. The investment was made through Qualcomm Ventures LLC, …

KonaTel Raises $1.3M Funding Round

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

PumpJack Dataworks Reports $250K In Seed Funding

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Dallas-based sports technology services company PumpJack Dataworks Inc. has raised $250,000 in seed funding, Crunchbase reported. The company was founded in 2018 and has offices in New York and Madrid. It helps sports teams and venues refine their digital strategies …

Envy Gaming Nets $20M In Funding

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Envy Gaming, the Dallas-based esports team, raised $20 million in external funding, Sports Business Daily reported. The funding will help with Envy’s attempts to monetize its fan base across the Overwatch League and eight other titles, the report stated. The …