Tech roundup: ESO adds $15M in funding, Dell pledges $14M and more

by Kelly O'Halloran
October 11, 2017

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ESO Solutions raises $15.5M

As part of the process for ESO Solutions recent acquisition of FIREHOUSE software, the company raised an additional $15.5 million, led by Accel-KKR. According a company spokesperson, ESO will use the funding for hiring across the company, with an emphasis on software development and quality assurance. The company provides software and data to fire departments, EMS and hospitals. [FormDs]



AlertMedia secures $8.5M Series B

Austin-based AlertMedia raised $8.5 million this week from local VCs Next Coast Ventures and ATX Seed Ventures. The funding will be used to further build out the product and to bring on 50 new employees over the next year in sales, customer success and engineering. AlertMedia launched in 2013 and provides mass communication emergency software for enterprise customers. [Built In Austin]



Qvinci Software adds $5M in funding

Fifteen investors contributed to a $5 million funding round for Qvinci this week. The company provides financial consolidation, reporting and benchmarking software. Qvinci did not issue a statement regarding the funding; however, since its 2007 launch, the company has raised a total of $10.8 million. [FormDs]



CSDC Systems relocates HQ to Austin

CSDC Systems announced that it is moving its headquarters from Canada to Austin. The company, founded in 1989, provides enterprise software for governments that help with issues like permits, licenses, code compliances, public safety, public health, environmental safety, vehicle safety and more. CSDC has not disclosed how many positions they will be hiring for locally. However, they did say the office will include the marketing and sales departments, a portion of the customer success team, as well as development and innovation roles. [Austin Business Journal]

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Goodybag acquired by Bite Squad

Goodybag, along with 16 other food delivery startups, was acquired by Bite Squad as part of a deal that would help the latter company expand its services to 30 U.S.cities. Austin-based Goodybag will now operate under Bite Squad. [Austin Business Journal]



Dell pledges $14M to children in tech

Dell announced this week that it plans to donate over $14 million this fiscal year to provide youth across the world with STEM technology and resources. Dell first launched this program back in 2014 and has donated more than $37 million to invest in a more diverse technology workforce. [Press Release]

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