Capital Factory, an early stage technology incubator in Austin, Texas, announced investments in five emerging technology startups selected to participate in its inaugural 2009 summer program. Each company will receive a cash investment of up to $20,000, more than $20,000 in free services, and mentorship from some of the top entrepreneurs in central Texas. The free services include office space, legal counsel from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosatti, public relations support from Porter Novelli, and accounting support from The Accounting Group and vCFO, among many other benefits. Capital Factory will be producing Demo Day September 9, 2009 . The Top five startups selected are profiled below

PetsMD provides broader access to comprehensive pet health information and pet care resources that will help pet owners take a more active role in managing their pet’s health. Current trends in pet health and nutrition, decision support services, symptom checkers, treatments options and a growing list of pet care providers.

HourVille is an online social marketplace where people can buy and sell virtually anything that can be priced by the hour. The services, rentals, classes, and places that are transacted via HourVille make people’s lives easier, let them learn new things, create memorable events, and save and make money

Mobile games that bring the family together.The company is yet to fully launch.Contact them at

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SpareFoot makes it easy to search for storage by location, unit size and cost, all from the convenience of a single location on the web. In addition to browsing the marketplace, Sparefoot users can also submit a request for storage space to receive offers from storage providers trying to fill their vacant units.