Weekly Refresh: Plivo Comes to Austin, PurPics Gained $920K, and More

by Anna Holmquist
February 10, 2020


The Zebra raised $38.5M. The startup offers an insurance comparison site for both car and homeowners insurance. Accel led the Series C funding. [Built In Austin]

PurPics gained $920K. Its marketplace connects brands and causes with Gen Z consumers. Felton Group, LLC led the pre-seed round. [MinneInno]

Sputnik ATX announced winter 2020 cohort. The latest accelerator class supports five startups in a variety of industries. After three months, the class will present in front of investors on a demo day. [Built In Austin]

Plivo expanded to new location. The company offers a voice and messaging platform. The Austin office will house its customer engagement teams, from sales to support to account management. [Press Release]

Tesla might bring next Gigafactory to Austin. Elon Musk's Twitter account has led some to believe so. He tweeted a poll that asked "Giga Texas?" [Built In Austin]

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