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OJO Labs Raises $45 Million in Series C Funding to Accelerate Product Development and Fuel Expansion

AUSTIN, Texas, March 19, 2019 – OJO Labs, which empowers consumers to make better decisions by providing the AI based personal assistant, “OJO,” has raised $45 million in Series C funding to accelerate its development and market expansion. The company will further increase its market leading position with significant hiring in its Data Science, Engineering, Product and Design teams. The round is funded by a group of participants deeply committed to both consumers and real estate industry professionals, including LiveOak Venture Partners, Realogy Holdings Corporation, Royal Bank of Canada, and Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures....Read more

AmplifAI Secures $3.9M Series A Funding Led by Naya Ventures, LiveOak Venture Partners and Capital Factory

RICHARDSON, Texas /PRNewswire/ -- AmplifAI Solutions, Inc., the #1 Performance Acceleration Platform for enterprise contact centers, announces a $3.9 million round of funding with Naya Ventures, LiveOak Venture Partners and Capital Factory. AmplifAI will use the funding to scale marketing, sales and customer success, as well as fund further expansion of the platform...Read more

AmplifAI Raises $3.9M, Its First Outside Funding, For Call Center AI

AmplifAI Solutions, which makes artificial intelligence-enabled software for call center operations, has raised $3.9 million. Investors in the funding round were Naya Ventures, LiveOak Venture Partners, and Capital Factory, all based in Austin.

AmplifAI has developed software that uses machine learning algorithms to analyze behaviors of top-performing employees in order to create training programs for employees across the payroll. Now, the company plans to...Read more

K1 Invests Over $100 Million in Digital Pharmacist to Accelerate Growth & Product Development

Digital Pharmacist Inc. (www.digitalpharmacist.com), a rapidly growing software company that powers digital communication and adherence solutions for over 7,500 pharmacies, today announced that it has secured a substantial investment from K1 Investment Management (K1). With this investment, Digital Pharmacist will scale its operations to meet increasing demand for its platform and will develop new products to further enhance the patient-pharmacist experience...Read more

Osano Unveils Platform to Make Data Privacy More Transparent

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Osano, a company building the first platform for data privacy transparency, emerged from stealth with the launch of Privacy Monitor, a free browser plugin and mobile app that helps users understand how websites, software vendors and other service providers treat their data privacy...Read more

Trousdale Ventures, LLC Joins Austin-Based Hive9 Investment Syndicate in Second Round Financing

Hive9 also announces expanded board of directors and management team

Trousdale Ventures, LLC (www.trousdalevc.com) , a private investment company with offices in Austin and Los Angeles, joined existing investors LiveOak Venture Partners and Silverton Partners in a $2.3MM investment in Hive9, an Austin-based provider of B2B marketing solutions. This latest round of financing will allow the company to further expand its product development, distribution, and marketing operations...Read more

Disco raises $83 million to streamline legal discovery with AI

Legal technology company Disco today announced the close of an $83 million funding round to make AI tools for lawyers. The money will be used to expand its existing product to help lawyers with the discovery process and to hire additional engineers. Read more...

DISCO Expands Executive Leadership Team with New Vice President of Human Resources

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cloud discovery leader DISCO announces that Aaron P. Trull joins the company as vice president of human resources.

Trull joins DISCO from Bazaarvoice, where as vice president he served for six years leading HR functions including learning and development, talent acquisition and management, HRIS and compensation. During his tenure, Bazaarvoice won awards for its corporate culture and was repeatedly recognized as a best place to work in Austin. Prior to Bazaarvoice, Trull spent more than a decade at technology leaders including Dell, AMD, and Hewlett-Packard after starting his career at Ernst & Young....Read more

Eventador Enterprise Streaming Platform Joins The Fully Managed Apache Kafka Solution To Pave The Way For Simple, Reliable, Complete Stream Processing

AUSTIN, Texas–Nov 21, 2018–Eventador.io, providing the only fully managed Apache Kafka® and enterprise stream processing platforms with 24x7x365 hands-on support, today announced the launch of Eventador Enterprise Streaming Platform, an enterprise-wide single source of truth for building rich stream processing pipelines within your organization. Eventador ESP enables customers to simply and quickly build unified streaming data infrastructures, microservice communications hubs, and distributed ETL gateways on top of distributed log architectures like Apache Kafka...Read more

TrustRadius Drives Growth in Customer Voice, Expands Executive Team

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 6, 2018--TrustRadius, the most-trusted customer voice and insights platform for B2B technology, announced the hire of software veterans Scott Brittain, Andrew Lamb, Tom Sloss, and Russ Somers. The new hires will support the company’s rapid growth. TrustRadius continues to add marquee customers such as Tableau, Conductor, Solarwinds, and Kronos...Read more

Rollick Secures $8.3M in Series A Funding

Austin, Texas, Oct. 11, 2018 – Rollick, the first affinity buying program and enterprise lead management solution for the powersports, RV, marine and industrial equipment industries, has closed $8.3M in Series A funding. LiveOak Venture Partners led the round joined by additional new investors (Anthem Venture Partners and ManchesterStory Group) and existing investors (Silverton, Autotech Ventures and Capital Factory). Krishna Srinivasan, founding Partner of LiveOak Venture Partners will join the Rollick board of directors...Read more

News Corp Agrees to Acquire Opcity

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--News Corp today announced that its subsidiary Move, Inc., operator of realtor.com®, has entered into an agreement to acquire Opcity, the market-leading real estate technology platform that matches qualified home buyers and sellers with real estate professionals in real time...Read more

Eventador Announces $3.8MM Seed Round Led by LiveOak Venture Partners

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eventador.io, the leading fully-managed Stream-Processing-as-a-Service provider announces $3.8MM seed round (including conversion of $1.3MM angel round) led by LiveOak Venture Partners with participation by Deep Space Ventures, RSH Ventures, Capital Factory and joined by existing investor, Keshif Ventures. Venu Shamapant, Partner at LiveOak will join the board of directors...Read more

LiveOak Venture Partners Expands Team

Austin, TX -- LiveOak Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Austin, Texas, is pleased to announce the addition of Mike Marcantonio as Principal and Mason Rathe as Senior Associate. Mike and Mason are the first investment professionals being added to the team outside of the three founding partners and will focus on both executing new investments and supporting the firm’s growing portfolio...Read more

DISCO Raises $20M Growth Financing

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CS Disco Inc., the legal technology company that makes the market-leading cloud ediscovery solution DISCO, today announced a $20M equity financing. Bessemer Venture Partners led the round, with participation from LiveOak Venture Partners and The Stephens Group...Read more

Iris Plans Raises $5.1 Million to Expand Tech and Video-Based Advance Care Planning Nationally

A technology-enabled service providing Advance Care Planning (ACP) through video for people facing serious medical conditions, announces today the closing of its latest round of funding...Read More

TrustRadius Raises $5.5M Series B to Lead B2B Customer Voice Revolution

AUSTIN, TX, September 19, 2017 - TrustRadius, the most trusted review platform for B2B technology, announced today that it has secured an additional $5.5 million in financing to accelerate growth...Read More

Telestax® today has raised funding led by LiveOak Venture Partners

AUSTIN, Texas, July 10, 2017 — Telestax®, the Restcomm company, today announced that it has raised its funding round led by LiveOak Venture Partners in the amount...Read More

NarrativeDx Builds Leading AI Platform for Patient Experience, Secures Series A Funding for Continued Growth

AUSTIN, Texas, NarrativeDx, the artificial intelligence (AI) platform for patient experience, announced Tuesday a Series A funding led by LiveOak Venture Partners...Read More

Infocyte Secures $3.4MM Series A Funding to Make Threat Hunting a Standard Enterprise Practice

Infocyte, an enterprise malware and threat hunting technology leader, today announced it closed a $3.4 million Series A funding round. It is led by LiveOak Venture Partners...Read More

Ranzure Networks Closes $13 Million Series A Funding

Ranzure Networks today announced that the company has completed a $13 million Series A funding. This round of investment was co-led by LiveOak Venture Partners and Mitel. Venu Shamapant, co-founder and General Partner of LiveOak Venture Partners, will join Ranzure’s board of directors...Read More

Texas Venture Summit 2016

There have been seven funding events worth $84 Million that have resulted from Texas Venture Summit 2015...Read More

LiveOak Participates in CS Disco Series C Financing

Houston, TX, August 2, 2016 — Legal technology company CS Disco Inc. today closed $18.575M in Series C funding...Read More

data.world Launches to Make the World’s Data Easier to Find, Use, and Share

Austin, TX – data.world, a new company that makes it fast and easy to find and use data to solve problems, has officially launched today. Led by Bazaarvoice founder...Read More

NSS Labs Raises $16MM With LiveOak Participation

AUSTIN, TX - NSS Labs, Inc., the world's leading information security research and advisory company, announced today that it has secured $16 million of new equity and bank financing...Read More

LiveOak's First Exit!

Austin, TX – Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire LiveOak portfolio company – StackEngine...Read More

LiveOak Venture Partners Invests in Health Care Software Maker RxWiki

NSS Labs Raises $7 Million to Grow Cyber Advanced Warning System Solution

AUSTIN, Texas - NSS Labs, Inc., the world’s leading information security research and advisory company,..Read More

razberi Technologies Raises $3.5 Million in Series A

A leading developer of network video solutions for professional video surveillance and security applications...Read More

LiveOak Venture Partners Closes Largest Tech VC Fund in Recent Texas History with $109 Million Fund

Venture firm’s first fund aims to address growing disparity between capital availability and level of entrepreneurship in the nation’s second largest tech employment and innovation market...Read More

Infocyte Raises $500K for Assessment Platform that Determines If a Network Has Been Hacked

The funding will be used to expand Infocyte’s development team ahead of their planned 1st Quarter 2015 product launch...Read More

Game-Changing Insurance Software InforcePRO®

InforcePRO®, the leading in-force life insurance technology platform, announced today that it has closed a $4M...Read More

LiveOak Invests in Marketing Software Maker Hive9

Hive9 has quickly emerged as a leader in the fast-growing market for B2B marketing planning and performance management software...Read More

StepOne, Inc. Launches to Fix Customer Self-Service, Announces $4M Series A Financing

StepOne-enabled devices, endpoints prompt contextual, adaptive support recommendations that dramatically increase customer satisfaction...Read More

Disco announces $2 million in Series A funding from LiveOak Venture Partners

Krishna Srinivasan of LiveOak joins Disco’s board...Read More

NSS Labs Closes Series A Funding

Cyber security leader continues rapid expansion, with over 100% growth Year-Over-Year...Read More

Written Raises $1M Seed Round

Debuts audience development platform to take the guesswork out of content marketing...Read More

Veros Systems Raises $5MM in Series A and Appoints CEO

Veros has developed an industrial monitoring solution that combines predictive analytics with big data management...Read More