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VC investment in Austin has never been so robust. What does it mean?

In nine years, Heather Brunner had grown her company into one of Austin’s most recognized tech startups, and now, it was ready for the next level.

It was 2017, and WP Engine, a managed hosting platform for websites and applications built on WordPress, had received multiple inquiries from investment firms throughout the country. After a six-month process of weeding out candidates, Brunner was ready to announce a new corporate partner... Read more