Weekly Refresh: Flourish Acquired RoundUp, Bird’s Mopeds, and More

by Anna Holmquist
March 9, 2020
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SXSW 2020 canceled. The city of Austin canceled the March festival in the face of coronavirus fears. This is the first time in 34 years that the festival has been canceled. [Press Release]

Indeed employees to work from home. Amid fears of spreading COVID-19, the job hunting site asked all 1,600 employees to work from home. It’s also halted all business travel. [Built In Austin]

Flourish acquired RoundUp. Both apps let users round off their purchases and donate the change to various nonprofits. They’ll merge their services and transition to the RoundUp platform. [Austin-American Statesman]

Bird launched Scoot Mopeds. It first unveiled the vehicles in October and piloted them in Los Angeles. To use them, you must be over the age of 18 with a valid driver’s license. [TechCrunch]

Wargaming partnered with Stack Up. The video game developer will sell a special in-game bundle, and all proceeds will go to Stack Up. The partnership aims to raise awareness and money for veterans who need mental-health support. [Built In Austin]

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