Austin startups raised more than $28M in funding in February. Here are the Top 5

by Colin Morris
February 29, 2016

$3M, February 17

We put them on our list of 50 Austin startups to watch this year for a reason. Sometimes career decisions really do come down to benefits, and

offers a big one to companies and their employees: 401k-style payoff of school debts. The startup counts Intel, Boeing and Kellogg’s among its growing roster of clients.

Read more about the funding here.


$3.175M, February 25

announced last week the company had closed a funding round led by CSC Venture Capital, a the Palo Alto, Calif.-based American arm of a Chinese private investment firm. Read more here.


$3.4M, February 29

is the Austin company designing wearable tech for the people who actually need it most: seniors and the physically disabled, and anyone else who fits into a category the startup calls “vulnerable populations.”

Maxim Ventures led the round with a $1 million investment, most of which will be used for beta testing UnaliWear’s flagship product, the Kanega watch. The unassuming timepiece connects to the copany’s Personal Emergency Response System (PERS).


$5M, February 18

The seed round will help the startup continue to build and market its enterprise video products.

We are located off South 360, on the beautiful Barton Creek Greenbelt in south Austin.
plans on increasing its team of 25 to more than 60 by July, with new hires in software development, product management, sales, marketing and customer success. Read more here.


$14M, February 9

Capital One Growth Ventures led the round.

bills itself as a data-as-a-service platform for autos and real estate. Its flagship product, CarStory, curates over 3.5 million vehicles. Read the full story here.


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