San Antonio-based Aperion Biologics Files to Go Public

A San Antonio medical device company has filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $20 million under the federal government’s newly passed crowdfunding rules. Under the new SEC Regulation A + rules, Aperion Biologics could raise up to $50 million. It checked the box on its registration statement for a Tier 2 […]

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Whole Foods may spend up to $22M on job cuts

Whole Foods Market Inc. plans to record a pre-tax charge of $15 million to $22 million for cutting the 1,500 jobs announced on Monday.
The Austin company indicated that one-time termination benefits during the fourth quarter may vary based on factors such as whether workers choose to immediately receive the transition and severance pay or continue to work during the eight-week transition period, according to a Wednesday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Last quarter, the…

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Austin cancer drug developer takes $26M haircut on its IPO target

There will likely be less investment capital flowing into an Austin biotech company when it pulls the trigger on a planned initial public offering of stock.
Mirna Therapeutics Inc., which was expected to begin trading its shares on the Nasdaq this week, lowered the price target for its offering on Wednesday by cutting the projected share price in half.
Mirna had initially hoped to raise more than $70 million with its offering, with 4.6 million shares available at between $13 and $15 each. It now…

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Riding the roads of Austin with Google — and no driver

What many consider to be the future of transportation sat motionless in a parking lot off West Anderson Lane Wednesday morning.
Today, it was my turn for a ride in a car without a driver.
A white Lexus RX450h outfitted with the latest scanning technology took me for a spin on local streets with two Google Inc. employees monitoring its every move. The car is one of 14 autonomous, or self-driving, vehicles technology giant Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) is testing in Austin.
Well, actually a human driver…

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Alamo Drafthouse CEO to help Michael Moore get on big screen again

Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas’ top executive is expanding his film distribution business by joining forces with a controversial director.
Tim League, who started the Alamo Drafthouse chain and several ancillary businesses, announced Wednesday a new partnership with former Radius-TWC co-presidents Tom Quinn and Jason Janego to form a film distribution label that will have political provocateur Michael Moore’s new documentary “Where To Invade Next” as its first release. The name and other details…

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Let the sunshine in: Lennar unveils Austin community where solar power standard

Homebuilder Lennar Corp. hopes to shine some light on Southeast Austin — an area typically shunned in the past by residential developers.
Lennar (NYSE: LEN) is building Colorado Crossing near McKinney Falls Parkway and Burleson Road — just west of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. And there’s an amenity benefit that could set this community apart from the pack. Lennar is building all the homes with solar power as a standard feature.
The rooftop solar panels are low profile — no unsightly…

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After slowdown, more Austin businesses ready to hire, EO report says

Though about one in four Austin businesses decreased hiring of full-time employees in the past six months, hiring should pick up during the next six months, according to a report from the Entrepreneurs’ Organization.
About 25 percent of Austin businesses slowed full-time hiring during the past six months, compared with just 15 percent of global companies. During the same period last year, only 12 percent of Austin businesses said they were slowing hiring.
However, during the next six months, 79…

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Real Estate Roundup: Protect America protects its large office with renewal in far North Austin

Here is a roundup of deals and announcements in the Austin-area real estate market recently that weren’t included in other Austin Business Journal real estate online coverage.
This weekly list is valuable to service providers seeking growing clients, can be mined by retailers for competitive business intelligence, plus it provides a good indication of which brokers are staying busy:
• Cedar Park ER purchased a 1.8-acre pad at the Shops at Lakeline Village in Cedar Park. Kristian Beck of Pohl…

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CBRE’s Michael Caffey to lead Texas, Oklahoma division

CBRE’s Michael Caffey — who has set the pace for the firm’s Dallas office for years — has been promoted to president of real estate brokerage company’s Texas and Oklahoma division.
Along with these states, Caffey will also oversee CBRE’s business in Arkansas and Louisiana.
The promotion reflects Caffey’s outstanding performance in winning new business, managing the firm’s business, building client relationships and being a market leader, said Cal Frese, CEO of the Americas for CBRE.
"He has…

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eClinicalWorks to hire 50 for new Austin office

Less than a week after closing on new office space in Massachusetts, eClinicalWorks has announced that it will also expand to Austin.
The health IT company, which is primarily known for its electronic health record technology, will hire 50 people for the new office space in Austin. The space — which is in addition to locations in New York, Chicago, Georgia, and California — will allow the company to focus on serving nearby clients.
The company has also said it is looking to open an office internationally,…

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