Cities like Austin, Texas, and Seattle, and Seattle have become a new target for tech workers. They are areas in which the tech startups are increasing in large number.
Reston, US-based online solar marketplace Geostellar secured $1 million through equity crowdfunding on the Return on Change platform to upgrade its business model and employ salespeople who will promote its services to US homeowners.
Austin, US-based startup M87 closed $3 million in its Series A funding round led by Qualcomm Ventures, 21Vianet, and other angel investors to fund its 4G-bandwidth sharing project for mobile networks.
RideScout, a transportation aggregating app that was previously available in Austin and Washington only, launched its service in San Francisco to help more people find the best route to get to their destination in real-time.
Austin, Texas-based startup CitySprout is raising $2 million in its second financing round to help consumers establish a link with the local farmers who produce their food.
Sydney, Australia-based e-commerce startup Bigcommerce is expanding to the US with a new office in San Francisco and will go on a two-month hiring spree in search of 40 new engineers.
Austin, Texas-based legal reserve life insurance firm Citizens Inc, through its subsidiary, added Ridgeland, Mississippi-based firm Magnolia Guaranty Life Insurance Co in a deal valued at $5.23 million.
Austin, Texas-based solar microinverter provider SolarBridge Technologies closed $42 million in a funding round led by Constellation Technology Ventures to drive its expansion efforts across North America and Australia.
Austin, Texas-based home rental platform HomeAway purchased Santa Rosa Beach, Florida-based guest management system Glad to Have You for an undisclosed sum to enhance its own rental listing service.
Austin, Texas-based hardware and software startup Open Labs updated its StageLight software to allow users to create and edit their own music with the help of hip-hop superstar Timbaland.
Texas, US-based storage marketplace SpareFoot raised $10 million in a new funding round from Insight Venture Partners for the company's growth, product development, and expansion efforts in the storage industry.
New York, US-based social media management firm Sprinklr has bought Austin, Texas-based social analytics company Dachis Group for an undisclosed sum to obtain technology that will help their product accelerate in the market.
Austin, Texas-based incubator Capital Factory struck a partnership with venture firms Silverton Partners and Floodgate to support tech startups in Austin and trigger and investing "snowball effect."
Texas, US-based tech media startup Daily Dot Media (DDM) added London, UK-based tabloid-style news site The Kernel, whose editor-in-chief is stepping down from his position, for an undisclosed sum.
San Francisco, US-based mail startup Outbox is shutting down its mail digitizing service because of low count of paying customers signing up for it, and will instead focus on a new yet-undisclosed product.