Tech Roundup: Spacecraft raises $1.1M, Trend Micro opens Austin office and more

March 16, 2017

Spacecraft raises $1.1M

According to a Tuesday SEC filing, Austin startup Spacecraft raised $1.1 million. This funding marks their second since 2011 when they raised $1.3 million. The company designs websites for businesses. [FormDs]


Dallas cyber-security company expands in Austin

Dallas-based Trend Micro announced it has opened an Austin office following last year's acquisition of Austin-based TippingPoint. The cyber security software provider will open a 75,000-square-foot, three-story office at The Domain. [Texas TechPulse]


Capital Factory and moovel team up for mobile accelerator

Capital Factory and moovel North America, owned by Daimler, announced last week the new MobilityX accelerator the two companies are partnering on. The transportation technology accelerator will focus on supporting new mobility startups through mentorships and industry introductions to foster innovation across mobility solutions. [Press Release]


Native Commerce launches new digital agency

Native Commerce announced on Tuesday that it has launched a new in-house digital media agency called Native Commerce Media. The new vertical will offer companies a suite of digital marketing and branding services that increase organic traffic online and expand monetization opportunities. These include content marketing, email marketing, social media, graphic design and more. [Press Release]


Forcepoint welcomes new VP of customer success

Cyber security company Forcepoint announced the appointment of Brian Miller as their new senior vice president of customer success and operations. Miller has over 30 years of tech experience in strategy, product and service development, professional services and customer support. Before Forcepoint, Miller served as executive vice president of strategy and integration at Virtustream. [Press Release]


Aceable's defensive driving course now available for Californians

Aceable announced the addition of its new defensive driving course called the California Traffic Violator School. The company said its defensive driving app meets all state requirements. It supports any Californian who has received a traffic violation and has clearance to take a defensive driving program, or even anyone who wants to complete the course to lower their insurance premiums. [Texas TechPulse]


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