Austin Business News

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


Autocraft Bodywerks Continues Expansion with Groundbreaking at Fourth Location in Spicewood!

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autocraft Bodywerks, now celebrating 40 years of excellence in automotive collision repair, located at 5411 Wasson Rd, Austin, Texas, has broken ground on a fourth, full-service location in Spicewood, Autocraft Principal Chris Raeder announced today. Located on 2.4 acres, the 23,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is scheduled to open in September of 2024, and will offer estimates, bodywork and painting for cars, trucks, and SUVs of all makes and models.

BioAustinCTX Adds Cindy WalkerPeach and Ryan Hawkins to the Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BioAustinCTX, Central Texas’ Life Science industry organization, announced today the appointment of Cindy WalkerPeach, PhD and Ryan Hawkins to its Board of Directors. BioAustinCTX is a nonprofit organization based in Austin, Texas focused on advancing the life science industry in the Central Texas Region.

Unlocking the Future: VOC AI Revolutionizes Customer Experience and Empowers Businesses at CCW Austin 2024

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 29, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Silicon Valley-based AI trailblazer, VOC AI, unleashed a wave of innovation at CCW (Customer Contact Week) Austin 2024, January 23 to 25. Renowned for its transformative solutions in the Voice of Customer (VOC) domain, VOC AI is gearing up to redefine customer experiences and empower businesses with cutting-edge AI applications.

Autocraft Bodywerks North Austin Recognized by Tesla as Second Quarter Top Performer!

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autocraft Bodywerk’s North Austin location, specializing in the repair and restoration of Tesla models, has been recognized by Tesla, as the #1 Top Performer during the second quarter for collision repair in the US Southwest Region, and 8th overall out of over 700 TACC shops in North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), announced Tammie Harper, General Manager at the North Austin location.

Introducing RapidVerify: A Cutting-Edge Solution for Applicant Document Verification

AUSTIN, Texas, June 26, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In today’s business landscape, where companies are facing the disconcerting reality of losing up to 5% of their revenue to fraudulent activities, the urgency for a reliable and efficient solution is critical. RapidVerify is proud to announce the launch of its innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform specifically engineered to address the pressing issue of document fraud.

BioAustinCTX Adds Hilary Graham, PhD, to the Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas, June 21, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BioAustinCTX, Central Texas’ Life Science industry organization, announced today the appointment of Hilary Graham, PhD to its Board of Directors. Hilary has studied and worked in the Central Texas life science ecosystem since 2005. She is a storyteller and commercial strategist with a growth mindset specializing in the molecular diagnostics and life sciences markets. Connecting people is her passion.

TRUSTSTAR – POWERED BY SENSA AI – AI Driven INSIGHTS for Realty and Mortgage

AUSTIN, Texas, March 30, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the fall of 2022, TecnoTree acquired TrustStar, a SaaS application using proprietary artificial intelligence designed to provide mortgage loan officers with a simple way to access relevant market data to grow their businesses. TrustStar delivers a robust set of features that include loan officer insights, listing trends, realtor match, intelligent recruiting, lender competition, and many more through its powerful artificial intelligence platform, and now powered by Tecnotree, a world leader of 5G multi-cloud enabled digital technology.

Announcing Seedling’s Fab Five Winners: Seedling to Honor Winners at 11th Annual April Gala in support of Children who have an Incarcerated Parent

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling invites the Austin community to our 11th Annual Austin’s Fab Five – Light Up the Night! Gala on the evening of Friday, April 14, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Austin. Join us as we honor five true local heroes whose selfless devotion has left a profoundly positive impact in the lives of hundreds of Central Texas children.

Beycome.com announces its expansion in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas and MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beycome (Beycome.com), a no-agent digital real estate brokerage, is thrilled to announce that its platform is now available in Texas as of October 5, 2022. With the aim of integrating with all 44 multiple listing services by the end of the year, Beycome.com will first integrate with Houston MLS (HAR), Austin MLS (ACTRIS), North Texas Real Estate Info Systems (NTREIS), San Antonio MLS (SABOR), Central Texas MLS (CTXMLS) and Greater El Paso MLS (GEPAR), covering 86% of the state.

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas Announces Brandon Apple as COO

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mold Inspection Sciences Texas, the state’s leading mold inspection and testing company, is proud to announce Brandon Apple has been appointed as COO. In this role, Brandon 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 cultivate company culture and vision.

Kalyagen Announces Attendance and Speaking Engagement at 8th Annual Biohacking Conference

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen is pleased to announce that it will be attending and its founder, Christian Drapeau, will be speaking at the upcoming 8th Annual Biohacking Conference. The conference, which is completely sold out, will be held September 15-17 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.

Seeking Mentors for Children Experiencing Parental Incarceration

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling Foundation, a non-profit organization serving children who have an incarcerated parent, is seeking business partners and individual volunteers to mentor children in Central Texas school districts during the 2022-23 school year. The organization served 472 children last school year and expects to significantly increase the number of children served in local school districts.

Ari Rastegar and His Childhood Friends Go from Selling Baseball Cards to Cutting Multi-Million-Dollar Deals

AUSTIN, Texas, June 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do you get when you combine two old friends and a younger brother? It may sound like the start to a bad joke, but these real estate powerhouses are not playing. Ari Rastegar, founder and CEO, Rastegar Property Company; Dustin Mehaffey and Major Miller of American Realty Consultants; and Nic Costello, real estate broker, and Rastegar’s younger brother, have joined forces to make real estate deals that are turning heads.

‘Cinco De Mayo’ Book Gets Second Edition

AUSTIN, Texas, May 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The highly anticipated Second Edition of “Cinco de Mayo: What is Everybody Celebrating” (ISBN: 978-1792371936; Condesa Publications) by author Donald W Miles has been released. “Cinco de Mayo: What is Everybody Celebrating” is an informative high school and college level text about the history of Cinco de Mayo.

Kalyagen Announces Attendance at the Fort Lauderdale Open with PGA Associate Jerrel Gill

AUSTIN, Texas, April 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® is pleased to announce that it will be attending the Fort Lauderdale Open as part of its sponsorship of golf professional Jerrel Gill. The Open will be hosted at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club on May 2-3, 2022.

Kalyagen Announces Attendance at Paleo f(x) 2022 Conference

AUSTIN, Texas, April 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen is pleased to announce that it will be attending and hosting a booth (#121) at the upcoming Paleo f(x)™ 2022 conference to be held in Austin on April 29 – May 1. STEMREGEN® is a unique and patent-pending blend of proprietary plant-based extracts documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM).

BioAustinCTX Announces Board of Director Leadership Changes

AUSTIN, Texas, April 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life Science industry organization, BioAustinCTX, announced today changes to its Board of Directors with the departure of Elisa Maldonado-Holmertz and the appointment of Tami Annable. Over the past several years, Austin and the Central Texas region have developed into one of the fastest-growing life science hubs in the U.S.

SIERA.AI Leads the Way with Preemptive Accident Control for Industrial Lift Trucks with Real-Time Access to Data and Assets

AUSTIN, Texas, March 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connected Industrial Mobility leader, SIERA.AI, announced the advancement of the telemetry Dashboard for remote visibility and monitoring to drive efficiencies and reduce lift truck accidents. Operational connectivity continues to grow as manufacturing, warehouse and distribution centers seek to improve mobile safety, efficiencies and agility.

Kalyagen Announces Supporting Partnership of Two South Florida PGA Events and PGA Associate Jerrel Gill

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® is pleased to announce that it is a supporting partner of two upcoming South Florida PGA Section events and golf professional Jerrel Gill. The two events are the South Florida PGA Foundation PGA HOPE Classic on May 12, 2022 and the South Florida Open on June 21-23, 2022.

Kalyagen Announces Attendance at 2022 SXSW Wellness Expo

AUSTIN, Texas, March 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen is pleased to announce that it will be attending and hosting a booth (#215) at the upcoming South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Wellness Expo. The Wellness Expo is open to all SXSW Badges and is free and open to the public from March 12-13, 2022 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Palmer Events Center in Exhibit Halls 1 & 2.

Study Confirms Mentoring Makes a Significant Difference in Youth Overcoming Pandemic-related Challenges

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing school-based mentoring for children impacted by parental incarceration, recently released its annual program evaluation showing that children who had access to a Seedling mentor had stronger social, emotional, and school-based outcomes than children who were without a mentor during the 2020-21 school year.

Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC and Vall d’Hebron University Hospital Announce Research Collaboration

AUSTIN, Texas and BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC (PTS), a collaboration driven biotechnology company focused on the development of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-based diagnostics and therapeutics within the field of transplantation, is proud to announce that it has entered into a research collaboration with Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus to develop new technologies for B-cell monitoring in transplant rejection.

SIERA.AI Announces $6.8 Million Seed Funding Round

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connected Industrial Mobility leader, SIERA.AI, announced the completion of a $6.8 million seed funding round. The funding round was supported by Parkway Venture Capital, a New York venture capital firm and Ubiquity Ventures, a Silicon Valley seed-stage institutional venture capital firm.

Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC and Oxford Immunotec, Ltd. Announce Exclusive Sublicense Agreement to Support Commercialization of Novel B Cell Measurement Assay for Early Detection of Tissue Injury and Prevention of Organ Rejection

AUSTIN, Texas and OXFORD, U.K., Dec. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC (PTS), a developer of novel HLA based transplant diagnostics, and Oxford Immunotec, Ltd. (OI), a global diagnostics company part of PerkinElmer Inc., today announce an exclusive sublicense agreement in which PTS will obtain exclusive commercial rights to issued patents protecting a novel assay originally developed by Dr. Oriol Bestard, M.D., Ph.D.

Seedling Welcomes New Development Director

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling Foundation, a non-profit organization providing school-based mentoring for children who have an incarcerated parent, has selected Julie Barschow as Development Director. Ms. Barschow joins Seedling with over 20 years of nonprofit management, development and marketing experience.

SIERA.AI Announces Q3 FY21 New Customers and Expanded Deployment

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SIERA.AI a leading innovator of digitization and safety solutions for preventing industrial forklift accidents announced today the continued rapid growth of new customer wins and expanded deployment of its SIERA.AI S2 and S3 forklift digitization and safety solutions.

5 Reasons to Invest in Electric Gates for Your Home

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capitol Fence, electric gates in Austin installers, shares the top reasons to install automatic gates at homes and residences. Electric gates can provide homeowners and businesses with security and safety. Electric gates are the perfect solution for residential and commercial fencing. They offer an affordable, functional, and secure solution for entrances or exits.

Kalyagen™ Announces Registration of STEMREGEN® in Spain, CEO at Madrid Stem Cell Symposium

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen is pleased to announce the successful product registration of STEMREGEN® in Spain. This announcement coincides with Christian Drapeau’s, CEO and Chief Scientist of Kalyagen, trip to Madrid, Spain last week to speak at the IV Jornadas Internacionales Otto H. Warburg symposium at the NH Madrid Príncipe de Vergara.

STRATAC Receives 3 Gold and 1 Silver 2021 MUSE Creative Awards

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2021 MUSE Awards programs are now officially closed now that winners have been announced. Taking in 4,876 entries from all over the world in both the MUSE Creative Awards and the MUSE Design Awards, the competition has demonstrated itself to be one of the leading programs in honoring excellent individuals in the creative and design fields.

Local Texas Business Owner, Virginia Stewart Case, Named to NSBA Leadership Council

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virginia Stewart Case, STRATAC, Austin, TX was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization, and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis.

Mentors Needed for Children Experiencing Parental Incarceration

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling, a non-profit organization serving children who have an incarcerated parent, is seeking business partners and individuals to mentor children in Central Texas school districts during the 2021-22 school year. The organization served 349 children last school year and expects to significantly increase the number of children served during the 2021/2022 school year.

Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC Announces Research Collaboration with the Department of Surgery at the University of Cambridge

AUSTIN, Texas and CAMBRIDGE, U.K., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC (PTS), a collaboration driven biotechnology company focused on the development of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-based diagnostics and therapeutics within the field of transplantation, is proud to announce that it has entered into a research collaboration with The University of Cambridge Abdominal Transplant Centre at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Kalyagen Announces Release of Free eBook on How to Optimize Health Using Stem Cells

AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® has announced the release and availability of a free eBook, “The Stemregen Effect – Tapping into the Power of Your Own Stem Cells,” which provides an overview of how stem cells are the body’s repair system and how STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer, has been documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM).

SIERA.AI Accelerates Momentum with Industry-Leading Forklift Safety with 16 New Enterprise Customer Wins in First Half of 2021

AUSTIN, Texas, July 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SIERA.AI, a leading innovator of safety solutions for preventing powered industrial truck accidents, today announced the continued surge in growth adding 16 new enterprise customers to its growing base of manufacturing, distribution and warehouse companies.

HIT Athletic, Austin’s Elite Performance Gym Celebrates One Year with Event Fit For the Whole Family

AUSTIN, Texas, June 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HIT Athletic is celebrating a successful one year in business this month. As one could imagine, launching any business amid the global pandemic proved difficult-especially for those that depend on face-to-face interaction. Such was the case for HIT Athletic which provides families with a unique experience where they can train, strengthen, and sweat together.

Kalyagen and Intelicure Announce Partnership to Distribute STEMREGEN in Canada

AUSTIN, Texas and VANCOUVER, B.C., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® and Intelicure Health Inc. announced today that they have entered into an agreement to promote and distribute throughout Canada STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM).

BioAustin Appoints New Leadership and Unveils An Expanded Strategic Focus In Central Texas As BioAustinCTX

AUSTIN, Texas, June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life Science industry organization BioAustin today announced changes to its leadership team, brand positioning, and long-term strategy focused on facilitating the continued growth of the life science industry in Central Texas. Over the past several years, Austin and the Central Texas region have developed into one of the fastest-growing life science hubs in the U.S.

Capitol Fence Shares 5 Tips for Selecting Automatic Gates

AUSTIN, Texas, May 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capitol Fence in Austin, Texas recognizes a rising trend of the installation of automated driveway gates for residences in the local area. Two significant factors compel residents to choose a high-quality automatic gate for their home. Firstly, the security advantage and, secondly, automated gates increase the home value.

Kalyagen Announces Next ‘The Stemregen Effect’ Commercial Featuring Chris Spencer to be Filmed in Belize

AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen™ is pleased to announce that the next part of “The Stemregen Effect” digital media campaign will be filmed in Belize and feature actor, comedian, writer and producer Chris Spencer to promote STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM).

SIERA.AI Expands S3 Slow to a Safe Stop Product Offering to Include Sit-Down Forklift Trucks

AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SIERA.AI, a leading innovator for safety solutions for preventing forklift accidents, announced today the expansion of the SIERA.AI Safety Solution S3 Slow to a Safe Stop to include sit-down forklift trucks.