Articles from February, 2013

OpenMarkets Raises Series A Funds, Applies Groupon-Like Model to Health Care

VentureWire  |  February 26, 2013

Category: Portfolio Companies

Hospitals looking to save money on big-ticket items such as an MRI machine can now turn to OpenMarkets Inc., a startup that’s raised funds from TEXO Ventures to apply a Groupon-like model to health care, VentureWire has learned.

Execution can be as valuable intellectual property as a patent

Austin Business Journal  |  February 22, 2013

Category: TEXO GP Publications

While few people would dispute that patents have played a pivotal role in our economic growth or our propensity to innovate, I would encourage entrepreneurs and investors alike not to become overly fixated on patents alone.