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Uncategorized May 15, 2023

David Sym-Smith to Speak at Connections 2023

The Premier Connected Home Conference – May 23-25, 2023 Omni Hotel Frisco, TX Funding the Connected Solutions: View from Investors In the last 10 years of development, the smart home market has established important foundations for future growth. In 2023 and beyond, solution creators have the necessary ingredients to deliver on the promise of the […]

News in 2022 May 17, 2022

David Sym-Smith to Speak at “Connections” May 19, 2022

May 17-19, 2022, Omni Hotel, Frisco, Texas Funding the Smart Home: View from the Industry Acquisitions, mergers, and strategic investments have been an important driver within the smart home industry, with huge investments being made in the smart home, broadband, energy, health, and video service markets. In this session, industry leaders discuss the leading areas […]

News in 2021 August 10, 2021

GlobalStep Appoints Roman Kikta to its Board of Directors

Technology Visionary and Venture Capitalist Roman Kikta Joins GlobalStep as its Accelerates Growth and Business Expansion

News in 2021 August 4, 2021

Dallas Start-up Week: Workshop on Negotiations August 4th @ 12:30 PM CST

Start-ups live or die on the negotiation table. Dallas Inc. negotiation workshop August 4, 2021 at 12.30 CST. Top experts offering their insights include David Sym-Smith, Partner Mobility Ventures; Sean Minter, CEO AmplifAI; Jessica Vittorio, Attorney and Alex Doubet CEO Door.

News in 2021 July 8, 2021


Global Venture Capital (VC) in 2021 By: Haley Bryan |  July 8, 2021 The total amount raised from venture capital investments grew 149.9% in the first two quarters of 2021 compared to the same period last year. All regions have seen significant surges, but Europe has seen astonishing growth. European-based portfolio companies picked up their Q2 […]

News in 2021 April 12, 2021

North American Startup Funding Was On Fire In Q1

Overall, investors put $72.7 billion into seed through technology growth-stage rounds for North American startups in the first quarter of this year, according to Crunchbase reported data. The total is the highest in the history of the dataset. Funding in Q1 was roughly double year-ago totals. Investment also rose 57 percent from Q4. Overall, investors […]

News in 2021 March 29, 2021

Digi International Acquires Haxiot

LoRaWAN Solutions Leader Broadens Portfolio and Market Reach of Digi’s IoT Embedded Systems Business March 29, 2021 — Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII), a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, today announced that it has acquired Dallas-based Haxiot, an industry leader in end-to-end LoRaWAN®-based solutions. Terms of the acquisition were […]

News in 2021 March 17, 2021

Venture-Capital Funding Gets Bigger in Texas

Amid high expectations, Texas startups draw robust investments in first months of 2021 Texas is so far this year living up to its reputation as a burgeoning venture-capital and startup hub. Helped by the roster of new funds and entrepreneurs that have flocked to the state during the pandemic and in recent years, Texas has […]

News in 2021 January 19, 2021

Startup Summit 2021

The Startup Summit gathers successful founders, entrepreneurs, marketing directors, investors, incubators and government trade agencies who take the stage to share their stories in fireside chats and keynotes. One event stream is purely dedicated to pitching. The others are filled with experts sharing their stories and sparking a dialogue on the future. The Startup Summit […]

News in 2020 December 14, 2020

PitchBook Publishes 2021 US Venture Capital Outlook Predicting Record Nontraditional Investor Participation

SEATTLE, Dec. 14, 2020 – PitchBook, the premier data provider for the private and public equity markets, today released its 2021 US Venture Capital Outlook report, which details predictions for venture capital (VC) activity and performance in 2021. Following a tumultuous year and several macro headwinds, the VC industry is undergoing a period of transformation and innovation, which […]