BenefitMall, the leading provider of employee benefits and payroll services, announced its acquisition of Planet Payroll, a payroll service bureau located in Phoenix with a client base in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. Headquartered in Dallas, BenefitMall partners with a network of 20,000 Brokers and CPAs to deliver employee benefits and...

Today's another big day for the Texas (and Dallas) startup ecosystem. Conversable, a leading conversational intelligence platform with a focus on the quick service restaurant and hospitality industries, today announced that is has been acquired by LivePerson, a New York-based, leading provider of conversational commerce solutions. The acquisition...

[caption id="attachment_1348980" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo credit: Christopher Alvarado[/caption] “I get emotional every time I talk about this,” said Necole Kane. Standing in front of an audience of 200 women on a rainy Saturday morning in downtown Dallas, Necole Kane appears shier than her previous alter ego would...

Yesterday, Chris Hsiao announced that Gossamer, a consumer product design and engineering firm, is being acquired to Tekzenit, a world-class design, software development, and IT firm.  Irving-based Gossamer, has previously worked with Dallas-based Tekzenit making this new partnership time-tested and beneficial for both organizations. Gossamer was formed a...

Ivie & Associates, a marketing solutions company headquartered in Flower Mound, Texas, has acquired BuzzShift, a digital strategy agency based in Dallas, Texas. Buzzshift is a Google Premier Partner, which means that they've passed exams and earned certificates to earn their partner badge with Google. Companies...

Earlier this year on June 1, a new food delivery service opened in Addison. Since then, MenuRunners has gone through a tremendous growth spurt. MenuRunners has acquired several companies since their opening, including their latest acquisition, 380 Delivery located in Little Elm and McKinney. The...

By now you've heard the news that Dallas-based startup ViewMarket has acquired CultureMap in a deal valued at $15 million. Over the last year, ViewMarket, a video content network, has received several opportunities to roll-out their content on a national basis but lacked the platform to enable...

FPX, a Dallas-based company that provides "configure-price-quote" software and contract management solutions, just announced it has acquired Portland, Oregon startup Glider. Glider had built a beautiful, modern contract management platform. With the acquisition "FPX now has one solution to manage the entire end-to-end sales process that extends...

New York-based Infor, a provider of a multitude of business software solutions, announced today that they've acquired Dallas-based PeopleAnswers. PeopleAnswers, a predictive talent analytics platform, enables companies to bring science/analytics into their human resources processes. From the press release: PeopleAnswers' cloud-based talent science platform adds analytical rigor to...

via Press Release Satori Capital, a private equity firm that partners with companies operating with a sustainable approach, has acquired Ranger Wireless Solutions, a technology-enabled service provider to the wireless telecom industry. Ranger Wireless' patented service connects roaming wireless subscribers to their provider's customer care center...

According to a press release published this morning, global ad agency WPP has acquired Dallas-based app maker Bottle Rocket for an undisclosed sum. Bottle Rocket is well known throughout the US and the world really for making some of the most successful and award winning mobile...

GiftCardLab.com, the local Dallas company we recently wrote about raising $3M, announced Tuesday that they've acquired 1-800-GiftCard.com. Our sources say the deal is valued at over $4M in cash and stock with GiftCardLab picking up all 1-800-GiftCard.com owned customers, websites and trademarks. GiftCardLab.com CEO Dave Jones says...

Mobestream Media, creators of the mobile loyalty application Key Ring, has been acquired by Gannet Co Inc, a media and marketing solutions company. The amount of the purchase has not been disclosed. Mobestream, founded in 2008, is also the first company  to exit that went through Dallas...

DENVER, Oct 10, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hosting.com, a leading provider of cloud hosting and recovery services, today announced the acquisition of Dallas-based NeoSpire, a mission-critical managed hosting company. The acquisition both expands the physical footprint of Hosting.com and adds additional expertise to the company's portfolio...

Velocis Web Technologies announced today that they have acquired UseQwitter.com for an undisclosed sum. Velocis is a web development shop started in 2008 by Bradley Joyce and Russ Rosehill. They specialize in Ruby on Rails applications and Twitter-related applications such as TweetSaver and Floxee. Qwitter is a...

Architel, a well known company in the Startup community here in Dallas for sponsoring events like Dallas Startup Happy Hour and Startup Weekend Dallas, announced today that it has acquired one of their biggest competitors. Here is their press release: Scott Ryan, co-founder and CEO of Architel,...

Big in Japan, the mobile applications company that created ShopSavvy, has announced the acquisition of Snappr, a company that did a lot of trailblazing the the 2D barcode business. Philip Stehlik, founder and CEO of Snappr, will join ShopSavvy’s board of advisors. ShopSavvy is using the Snappr...