Good news for startups in the Texas capital: More than $200 million in net new venture funds are being raised in Austin. A Feb. 27 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission shows Silverton Partners is seeking to raise $100 million. (The firm declined comment on the fund.) Meanwhile, NextCoast Ventures, co-founded by former Austin Ventures General […]
Children and electronics go together like peanut butter and jelly, so it’s no surprise that connected toys are gaining in popularity with consumers and investors alike. Colin Beirne, a managing director at Two Sigma Ventures, the venture arm of Two Sigma Investments, is both a father of three small children and an investor who sees toys […]
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