Austin Weekly Deal Highlights

Mason Rathe
Weekly highlights covering Austin's vibrant tech and startup ecosystem, from fundraising, mergers and acquisitions, to other major company announcements and news.
Created 26 Apr 2021
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  • Austin Weekly Deal Highlights
    27 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 5 0
    Love to see my people win! A handful of years ago I was when I was completing my MBA, I had the opportunity of working on a project with the Convey leadership team, so of course it brought a smile to ...
  • Austin Weekly Deal Highlights
    19 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 5 0
    Since email marketing company Mailchimp sold this week for $12B, I wonder what this newsletter email “company” is worth… Come on yall, this is quality stuff, I have 13k+ hyper regional subscribers, ab...
  • Austin Weekly Deal Highlights
    13 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 6 0
    Big week for my guys! Eventus Systems, where I was a board observer in a previous life, pulled in a splashy $30M Series B. Then my VC alma mater, LiveOak Venture Partners, showing up all over the plac...
  • Austin Weekly Deal Highlights
    07 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 8 0
    In response to Texas’ abortion law that went into effect last week, which is among the most restrictive in the developed world, companies are pushing back, including Dallas-based Bumble creating a fun...
  • Austin Weekly Deal Highlights
    29 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 8 0
    The NFT market has officially landed in Austin, meanwhile, Austin is officially launching to Mars..? Let’s start with the former. Congrats to Royal on their $16M seed round and for also being the firs...
  • Austin Weekly Deal Highlights
    22 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 9 0
    I know folks want to talk about Austin A-Listers, but let’s take a moment to talk about the B-Listers… And by B-Listers, I have to give a shoutout to a couple nice Series B rounds this week, for Rapid...
  • Austin Weekly Deal Highlights
    16 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 7 0
    Lot of activity this week folks, so bear with me, we can get through this together, it will be worth it. And I imagine you already block off 10 min to read my newsletter every Sunday anyway, right?? N...
  • Austin Weekly Deal Highlights
    09 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 8 0
    I tried reasonably hard to come up with an intro that had anything to do with Covid, and how I should go to Goodwill and buy back all my pandemic slacks (sweatpants) I gave away last month, but alas, ...
  • Austin Weekly Deal Highlights
    02 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 4 0
    So I’ve got good news and bad news. Let’s start with the bad…. Apparently, it is somehow August, when 2020 was just a couple weeks ago?? And then there is the good news. From, a venture perspective, w...
  • Texas Q2 Venture Report
    28 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 10 0
    Texas, you must be tired, you’ve been breaking records all over the place! Q2 was one for the Guinness Books, pulling in $2.66B in venture funding across the state from 249 deals, which, as you may ha...
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