Uplevyl, a Women’s Empowerment and Networking Platform, Launches in Austin

Uplevyl, an Austin-based tech company that makes an app and digital platform geared to professional women, launched last Tuesday. Shubhi Bhonsle-Rao, Uplevyl’s founder and CEO, is a former senior executive with Alphabet, Tesco, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Ford Motor Company, among others. She also sits on the board of directors of Open Lending, Center for Global Development, […]

REE Automotive Sees Austin as a Tech Hub for Electric Vehicles

REE Automotive recently announced plans to open a North American headquarters and assembly site in Austin with 150 new jobs. “Austin came out winning this with flying colors,” said Daniel Barel, the company’s CEO and Co-Founder. It chose Austin because of the city’s booming technology industry, its culture of innovation and openness, and the weather […]

Matt Wursta Talks About his Company’s Challenges and Growth on the Ideas to Invoices Podcast

Wursta landed in the top 500 of the Inc5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in the country for two years in a row. This year, Austin-based Wursta was listed as No. 440 on the Inc5000. Matt Wursta, CEO, founded his eponymous company in 2014 in the basement of his parent’s house in Allentown, Pennsylvania after […]

Austin’s Rocket Dollar Invests Retirement Dollars in Alternative Assets like Cryptocurrency, NFTs, Real Estate, and More

After selling Honest Dollar, the company he co-founded, to Goldman Sachs, Henry Yoshida recognized another super trend. He had spent his career in the financial services industry with a particular focus on retirement accounts. Before Honest Dollar, Yoshida, a certified financial planner, had also founded MY Group LLC, a $2.6 billion assets under management retirement […]

Austin’s Banyan Water Sees Water Conservation as the Most Critical Resource Issue Facing the U.S.

Banyan Water, a water management system, seeks to save companies money and conserve water. Gillan Taddune, Banyan Water’s Chief Executive Officer, recently spoke with Silicon Hills News on its Ideas to Invoices podcast about how companies and institutions should be monitoring their water usage to detect leaks and other problems before they get out of […]

Benish Shah Gives Startup Advice on the Ideas to Invoices Podcast

Benish Shah, a go-to-market strategist, specializes in growing companies via brand, revenue, and product. She’s worked across tech, media, and consumer packaged goods. A licensed lawyer, she’s been published in Forbes, Refinery29, and more. She is also the author of two children’s books. Shah co-founded and served as CEO of a fashion tech startup. She […]

Serial Entrepreneur Andrew Eye Discusses ClosedLoop.ai’s $34 Million in Funding and its Technology on the Ideas to Invoices Podcast

ClosedLoop.ai, a healthcare technology startup, recently raised $34 million in funding. The Austin-based company plans to use the funding to hire additional staff and to further develop its data science platform for the healthcare industry. Andrew Eye, ClosedLoop.ai’s CEO and Co-Founder, recently sat down for an interview with the Ideas to Invoices podcast to talk […]

Ingrid Vanderveldt is on a Mission to Empower One Billion Women and She’s Also Expanding her Enterprises in Austin

Empowering a billion women is Ingrid Vanderveldt’s mission. She created EBW to reach one billion women across the globe and help them start and scale ventures. EBW does that by developing women entrepreneurs through mentorship, education, and community. “That is the WHY we exist,” Vanderveldt said during a recent interview for the Ideas to Invoices […]

Joe Lonsdale Wants to Build a new Tech City Near Austin and a Tunnel Transportation System to Develop an Even Bigger Tech Hub

An experimental Beta City on the outskirts of Austin with transportation tunnels, autonomous vehicles, robots, flying drones, smart buildings, and all the latest technology applications. That’s the vision of Joe Lonsdale, an entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, who recently moved 8VC, an investment firm, and The Cicero Institute, a public policy think tank, to Austin. He […]

Active Capital Raises Second Fund Worth $25 Million

Active Capital recently announced it has closed on its second fund worth $25 million. A year ago, the San Antonio-based venture capital firm raised a $21.5 million fund. Both funds are focused on providing seed-stage capital to business to business software as a service companies, known as B2B SaaS companies located outside of Silicon Valley, […]