Austin—Ambiq Micro, which makes energy-efficient chips and sells them internationally, has raised $11.4 million in an equity funding round, according to a securities filing. The company may raise up to $20 million, the filing says.
Austin, TX-based Ambiq sells... Read more »
In another month or two, a General Electric (NYSE: GE) subsidiary is expected to complete the installation of an intelligent lighting system in San Diego that’s been billed as “the world’s largest municipal Internet of Things.”
The Boston-based subsidiary, Current... Read more »
San Antonio—Cities across the country are offering Amazon billions of dollars in incentives to locate its second headquarters there, from Maryland’s $8.5 billion in tax breaks and credits to Atlanta’s reported offer of $1 billion and the title of mayor... Read more »
Let’s get caught up with the latest innovation news from Xconomy Texas.
—Strangeworks, an Austin, TX-based quantum computing startup, announced it has raised $4 million in a seed round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, according to a press release. Ecliptic... Read more »
Austin—BuildGroup, a firm dedicated to investing in young software startups, announced Tuesday that it has raised $330 million.
The investors are individuals from Texas, Colorado, and Utah, said Lanham Napier, BuildGroup’s co-founder and CEO. Napier, former CEO of Rackspace Hosting... Read more »
Amazon is fundamentally disrupting how and where we shop, but in-store retail still has life in it.
The Seattle e-commerce giant is “a hefty competitor, but that doesn’t mean brands and retailers don’t have the ability to fight back,” says Kay... Read more »
Intel sealed its commitment to become a player in the burgeoning autonomous vehicle industry when it bought computer vision company Mobileye for more than $15 billion in 2017. The venerable Santa Clara, CA-based chipmaker is betting that its data analytics and... Read more »
Most of the cancer news this week happened at the massive ASCO meeting in Chicago. But not all, as we’ll see in a moment.
Also this week, Biogen and Eisai reported good news about an Alzheimer’s drug, but with plenty of... Read more »
San Antonio—The venture capital arm of Bethesda, MD-based security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin is doubling the size of its venture capital arm to $200 million for investments in sensor technologies, autonomy, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity—news that is sure to... Read more »