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News from Austin, Texas (TX) USA – Austin business news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service. Including finance, entertainment, tech news.


Velocity Credit Union gives members free access to their FICO® Scores

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Velocity Credit Union credit card holders can now access their FICO Scores at no charge through monthly statements and online banking. FICO Scores will be refreshed on a quarterly basis and checking them will not affect credit ratings.

Independent Bankers Association of Texas Announces Promontory MortgagePath as Its Newest Endorsed Service Provider

AUSTIN, Texas, July 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) is pleased to announce that Promontory MortgagePath, LLC (PMP) has been selected as the newest IBAT Endorsed Service Provider for its ability to deliver a tailored, modern and cost-effective set of mortgage solutions.

The 64th Annual Parade of Homes is Officially Live as a Virtual Event

AUSTIN, Texas, July 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin and The Reserve at Lake Travis, a McCombs Properties development, along with the Parade builders release the first-ever virtual Parade of Homes video tours. The Parade of Homes, which is typically held over consecutive weekends and draws over 6,000 visitors, was reimagined for the current climate to ensure the homes could be viewed in a safe way.

The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin and The Reserve at Lake Travis to Hold Virtual ‘Parade of Homes’

AUSTIN, Texas, July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an effort to help contain the spread of Covid-19, The HBA of Greater Austin, McCombs Properties and the Parade builders made the decision to cancel live public tours of the Parade of Homes this year and hold virtual tours instead.

Last Week to Nominate for a Free Roof – Open to Travis County Residents

AUSTIN, Texas, June 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Austin Roofing and Construction has been giving away free roofs since 2015. Roofing damage does not discriminate and we have had some bad storms this year. If you know a homeowner who has found themselves in dire straits and in need of a roof, or if that homeowner is you, please nominate.

STRATAC Leadership named Co-VP of Communications for American Marketing Association – Austin Chapter

AUSTIN, Texas, June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — STRATAC Marketing’s Virginia Case was elected Co-VP of Communications by the voting members of the American Marketing Association’s Austin Chapter – a premier marketing collaborative in Austin, Texas.

Texas Systems Group Named to ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs: 2020 Edition

AUSTIN, Texas, May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Systems Group has been named to After Nines Inc.’s ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs list and research for 2020. The annual list and research (hashtag: #Top100MSP) identify and honor the top 100 managed services providers (MSPs) in healthcare, legal, government, financial services, manufacturing and additional vertical markets.

Kidventure to Open Texas Summer Programs

AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After much consultation with our health professionals including infectious disease doctors and pediatricians, with newly released Guidelines for Summer Camps from the Governor’s Task Force, representatives from the CDC, and many families, Kidventure, has made the decision to open camp programs beginning June 1, 2020.

Autocraft Bodywerks Expands Service with New North Austin Location Dedicated 100% to Tesla!

AUSTIN, Texas, April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autocraft Bodywerks, Austin’s premier automotive collision repair center located at 5411 Wasson Rd, Austin, Texas, has opened a second location at 12131 Roxie Drive in North Austin, Autocraft Principal Chris Raeder announced today.

Capitol Fence Shares Public Safety Tips Around Automatic Gates

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capitol Fence & Deck of Austin, Texas, learned there are an estimated 300 ER visits due to injuries from automated gates. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) notes that most serious injuries occur around public access gates found at an apartment building, condominiums, and gated communities.

Texas Systems Group Launches BrightChannel Partner Program

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Systems Group, Inc. (“TXSG”) announced today that it is launching a Direct Channel Partner Program called the BrightChannel Partner Program. The program allows partner businesses to offer trusted and industry-recognized BrightStar Managed IT Services to their clients and earn recurring revenues.

360 Towing Solutions Austin Offers a Simple Solution for Overheating Trucks On the Road

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 360 Towing Solutions Austin, one of the trusted towing Austin services, realizes that driving a truck is challenging. It seems that drivers face a bad day if there is something wrong with the truck on the roadside. Overheating is the most common problem, and most truck drivers don’t understand the causes.

Reliant Holdings Inc. (OTC: RELT) Announces Strategy to Position the Company for Growth

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reliant Holdings Inc. (OTC: RELT) recently announced that it has recorded its best year yet in 2019. The past year has seen record-breaking revenues for the company, which has quickly grown into a construction conglomerate that offers comprehensive services in the residential construction realm, from design phases through to fine details post construction.

Velocity Credit Union commits to downtown Austin with construction of its new branch

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Velocity Credit Union, a fixture of the Austin financial scene since 1947, has begun site preparation for its new branch office in downtown Austin. To be located on the southeast corner of 12th and Sabine Streets, the new facility is being built immediately across Sabine Street and just to the east of Velocity’s current downtown location (610 E. 11th Street).

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas and Blackmon Mooring and BMS CAT Collaborations Deliver New Mold Response Efficiencies

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “The Secret Life of Mold,” a podcast released by Mold Inspection Sciences Texas, recently sat down with Robby Jackson, general manager of Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT Austin, to discuss the solution for a more efficient response to mold.

INDOOR HARVEST CORP. Announces 2020 New Outlook and Ventures / Acquisitions Pending

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indoor Harvest Corp. (OTC: INQD / OTCMKTS: INQD) announced today the development of the 2020 New Outlook Plan along with impending initial ventures/agreements validating Indoor’s approach to leverage a variety of factors making Indoor an attractive venture, merger, technology, partner through its public company platform.

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas Announces New Business Development Professional, Chris Gardner, to Join Team

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mold Inspection Sciences Texas, one of the state’s largest mold inspection and testing companies, is proud to welcome new hire Chris Gardner to its staff. Chris will play a vital role in securing new business development leads and nurturing commercial customer relationships.

Key Smith Wealth Advisors Clients Provide Seed Funding for TatumTek Factory Development in Lamesa, TX

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ron Smith, President and Founder of Smith Wealth Advisors, an independent wealth management firm located at 6836 Bee Caves Road, Suite 272 in Austin, Texas, announced today that a group of the firm’s key clients have funded a land acquisition in Lamesa, Texas, which will serve as the future site for the TatumTek Modular Construction Assembly Plant.

National Deaf Chamber of Commerce Names Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Deaf Chamber of Commerce (NDCOC), the first organization truly dedicated to advocating and protecting the interests of the Deaf business community, is pleased to announce its Board of Directors, Gina D’Amore, Michael Pimentel, Evan Winegard, and Jared Allebest.

Capitol Fence Shares Popular Ways to Personalize Electric Gates

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Austin, Texas-based Capitol Fence, a leading fence and deck business representing the oldest fence contracting company serving Austin and the surrounding areas, recently shared with customers popular ways to personalize electric gates.

Global DMS Officially Introduces EVO-Residential Valuation Technology Platform

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based valuation management software, announced the launch of its new residential valuation solution at the MBA’s Annual Convention & Expo being held at the Austin Convention Center from Oct. 27 – 30. Branded EVO-Residential (EVO-Res), the platform is primed to change the way lending and real estate entities process and manage valuations.

Single Mom Heals Grief and Conquers Homelessness through Entrepreneurship

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pamela Barnett has not had it easy. While she describes her childhood as happy, her family was poor and there were periods of homelessness. Later on in life, she pre-maturely gave birth to twins, Parker and Abigail, who did not survive. However, it was these life events, and others, that served to provide strength rather than defeat.

Mike Marshall Named Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Mold Inspection Sciences Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mold Inspection Sciences Texas announced today that Director of Operations Mike Marshall has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Marshall will oversee the company’s operational aspects, coordinate with managers and departments to achieve objectives and goals, promote employee growth, and assist in establishing policies that continue to promote company culture and vision.

Brent Grablachoff donates $500 to Hurricane Dorian Relief in the Bahamas

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kicking World owner Brent Grablachoff contributed $500 to the Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund in the Bahamas, set up by the large crowdsourced funding platform GlobalGiving.

Brent Grablachoff Appoints 3 New Coaches to Kicking World Staff

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kicking World expanded its reach today by deploying three new coaches who will service the football enthused states of New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Owner Brent Grablachoff made the announcement. (VIDEO)

HS Football Preview: The Top Kickers in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The largest instructional kicking camp in the country, Kicking World, announced its 2019 list of the top kickers in Texas. “The best HS kickers and punters are in the great state of Texas. This year’s list not only encompasses the best prep specialists in Texas, but some of the top kickers in the country,” said Brent Grablachoff, owner of Kicking World.

Texas Systems Group Named to List of 501 Top IT Managed Service Providers in the World

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Systems Group (TXSG) has earned a coveted slot on Channel Futures’ list of the top 501 IT managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Channel Futures issued a statement about this year’s list saying, ‘The competition was fierce, but their commitment to taking risks on strategic business decisions, dedication to customer support and intuitive knowledge of the managed services market helped these companies rise above the competition.’

Capitol Fence Shares 7 Most Important Reasons to Install an Automated Gate System

AUSTIN, Texas, July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capitol Fence, automatic gate installers in Austin, Texas since 1992, shares a few beneficial reasons for having automated gates installed on commercial and residential properties. For both commercial and residential properties, some of these reasons overlap.

Texas Systems Group Ranks Highest Among Managed Service Providers in Central Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Systems Group has achieved something no other Central Texas IT firm has matched: earned a five-star rating from 65+ customers in its Google reviews. Their customers’ comments reflect Texas Systems Group’s dedication to its Texas-friendly, honest and caring, IT support.

EyeBuyDirect Announces Collaboration with Queer Eye’s Tan France – Fans Will ‘Style the Stylist’ for Chance to Win $500 in Fabulous Eyewear

AUSTIN, Texas, June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global eyewear retailer EyeBuyDirect is teaming up with Tan France in a campaign to let his followers style him. Fans will get to turn the tables on the style guru when they vote on which glasses look best on him. France, who is best known for his role on the Emmy-award-winning series “Queer Eye,” has of late found even more followers with the release of his book “Naturally Tan.”

Virtual Mail Small Business Scan Mailboxes Celebrates 5th Anniversary With 1 Millionth Scan

AUSTIN, Texas, June 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scan Mailboxes announced today that they took just five years to go from startup to its millionth scan of client mail. Co-founders Ken Brown and Chris Landry started Scan Mailboxes in 2014 with a desire to provide a more efficient way for people to read their mail no matter where they are – saving time and environmental waste in the process.

Texas Mortgage Bankers Association Releases Details for the 103rd Annual Convention

AUSTIN, Texas, April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (TMBA) announced the agenda for its annual convention to be held on April 28 – 30, 2019 in San Antonio at the Marriott Rivercenter hotel. More than 1,000 industry participants are expected to attend, which consists of comedian Dennis Miller as the keynote address, a list of preeminent speakers, educational tracks, networking opportunities, trending insights and a diverse mix of exhibitors.

AUCNET INC, JAPAN announces opening of US Sales and Operations Center as AUCNET DIGITAL PRODUCTS USA, LLC in Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tokyo based AUCNET Inc (AUCNET) has announced that it has opened U.S. operations in Austin, Texas where it will maintain a new smart phone processing division to be known as AUCNET Digital Products USA, LLC (AUCNET DP USA). The company will provide Asset Recovery services and other contracted services to the U.S. Carrier, OEM, Insurance, Retail and Enterprise wireless space.

Capitol Fence Introduces Online and Mobile Payment Options

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Austin fence contractor, Capitol Fence & Deck, is proud to introduce a new option that accepts mobile and online payments while in the field. Capitol Fence unveiled secure payment gateways, enabling quick and easy ways to complete down payments after a quote is provided. This allows Capitol Fence to ensure more efficient and secure payment options that help us get projects started faster.

Transformational Mortgage Solutions Appoints Michael Barrett as Mortgage Executive Consultant

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading mortgage industry management consulting firm Austin, Texas-based Transformational Mortgage Solutions (TMS), today announced that it has brought on Michael Barrett as mortgage executive consultant. In this role, Barrett will apply his more than 17-years of mortgage business and product development expertise to helping TMS clients improve process efficiencies, execute digital mortgage transformation strategies and expand profit margins.

David Lykken Celebrated by HousingWire as a 2018 Vanguard Award Honoree

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading mortgage industry management consulting firm Austin, Texas-based Transformational Mortgage Solutions (TMS), today announced that Founder and Chief Transformational Officer David Lykken has been named a 2018 Vanguard Award honoree by HousingWire (HW) magazine.

EyeBuyDirect Introduces Limited 2018 Holiday Colors for Most Popular Frames

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EyeBuyDirect, the fastest growing online retailer of prescription glasses, today released new festive colors for three of their most popular frames, just in time for the holiday season. These new colors will be in a very limited stock and only available from December 3-7, or until they sell out.

EyeBuyDirect Introduces SightRelax Enhanced Digital Protection Prescription Lenses, Starting at Just $81

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A recent survey of over 1,000 individuals conducted by EyeBuyDirect, the fastest growing online prescription eyewear retailer, found 4 in 5 people spend five or more hours a day looking at a screen, with a third in front of a screen for eight hours or more. Nearly half (46 percent) say their eyes hurt, or need time to adjust, after viewing a screen, and 81 percent believe the amount of time spent in front of a screen has at least a little effect on overall health.

EyeBuyDirect Launches New Line of RFLKT Glasses – Premium Winter Eyewear

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EyeBuyDirect today announced a new line of RFLKT glasses designed with the winter months in the forefront. New styles released include Planete, Illusion, Resonance, Luminous and Era, and will be available starting November 12. The five new frames in EyeBuyDirect’s premium line reflect the best winter has to offer when it comes to colors – clear blue, pink golden and brown striped.

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas Announces the New Investment of FLIR E6 Infrared Camera Technology to Expand Testing Capabilities and Help Consumers Live Healthier Lives

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mold Inspection Sciences Texas (MISTX) today announces the rollout of FLIR E6 Infrared Cameras across all Mold Inspection Sciences Texas service areas. The introduction of this advanced, non-invasive technology allows MISTX field teams to zero in on and identify potential sources of moisture during testing and sampling investigations.