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Austin’s VCs are roping in the funds and targeting Texas tech

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 […]

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VCs press play on connected toys

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 […]