Dallas-based FPX Acquires Portland Startup Glider

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 beyond what other CPQ software vendors can offer, […]

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SAI Community Action Conference Coming to Dallas

The upcoming SAI Community Action Conference will be hosted on May 3, 2014 at the Winspear in downtown Dallas. The conference brings together leaders in the business, education, non-profit, healthcare, and social services communities to develop commitments to action. Since there are limited seats available, please have your readers request their seats by April 24th. […]

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Kickstart Monday: iPal Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Smartglasses Product

Editor’s note: Kickstart Monday is our ongoing series of profiling local crowdfunding campaigns each Monday (or at least we try to do one every Monday!) iPal wants to get you into a pair of smart glasses and they just launched their Indiegogo campaign today to make it happen. From the company website: iPal is a […]

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Partner Offer: Hatchett Media Makes Amazing Videos for Your Business

Video is an underutilized marketing medium and especially so for startups. Often times, the cost can be difficult to justify when you’re a cash strapped startup. Luckily for you, loyal LAUNCH DFW reader, we’ve partnered up with Hatchett Media to bring you this amazing offer. Hatchett Media will help you tell your story through a […]

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iLumi Closes Mark Cuban on Shark Tank to Tune of $350k

Plano-based startup iLumi hit the big time on ABC’s Shark Tank this past Friday night. Founders Corey Egan and Swapnil Bora squared off against the sharks as they pitched their bluetooth-enabled smart lightbulbs, initially asking for $350,000 in exchange for 15% equity in the company. The iLumi bulb can do some pretty cool stuff like adjust […]

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Startup Career Fair with Tech Wildcatters

On Thursday, April 17, Tech Wildcatters will be hosting its annual Startup Career Fair! Want to work for a startup? Maybe you’re a small company looking to hire? Join the Dallas startup community for an afternoon of networking, innovation, and pizza. “The Startup Career Fair is the perfect place for students and professionals to talk […]

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Vote for Dallas Startup Cariloop!

Health tech startup and Dallas New Tech participant, Cariloop, is being recognized at the upcoming Everywhere Else conference this year. We’re excited that they’ll be representing Dallas this time around! They have a chance to pitch onstage in front of founders and investors at the conference–as well as an angel & VC-stocked judging panel. Cariloop “strives to […]

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Dallas Entrepreneurs to Speak at Everywhere Else Conference. We have 2 FREE Tickets!

Everywhere Else Tennessee is a national startup conference focused entirely on helping entrepreneurs and startups tackle the unique challenges of starting up outside of Silicon Valley. The event is expecting a sellout crowd of 400 for its 2nd annual event in Memphis, TN April 30 – May 2, 2014 at the 409 South Main Gallery. Organizers have specifically […]

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Startup Happy Hour is Back in Fort Worth on April 14th!

After a few month’s off, Startup Happy Hour is finally making its way back to Cowtown! Hosted and sponsored by TECH FW, you won’t want to miss the best event for getting connected with fellow tech entrepreneurs. Be sure to head over to Meetup and RSVP! http://www.meetup.com/Dallas-Startup-Happy-Hour/events/173793622/  

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April Dallas New Tech Presenters (No fooling!)

Hopefully y’all are as excited as we are for tomorrow’s Dallas New Tech! We already have over 120 attendees so this will be the biggest BigDNT yet! If you don’t have your ticket yet, be sure to register ASAP! Here are this month’s presenting companies! Trusted Riding Trusted Riding is an e-commerce company that provides […]

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Matramoney Wants to Kickstart Your Wedding

Crowdfunding has obviously been blowing up and different sites are going after all sorts of verticals. The wedding industry is no different. Local startup Matramoney wants to help you have the wedding of your dreams. What’s the 1-sentence elevator pitch? Kickstarter for weddings What do you do and who are your customers? With the average […]

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Dallas’ Carmack could be the hidden key to the Oculus VR acquisition

Facebook stunned the tech and gaming universes on Tuesday with their unexpected acquisition of startup Oculus VR for $2 billion US in cash and stock. The reactions ranged from confused looks to angry cries from initial Kickstarter backers of the company. The most brutal reaction may have been that of Swedish developer Markus “Notch” Perrson, […]

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Silicon Valley Startup GeneSolve Opens Dallas Office

As the metroplex continues to draw people from all over the country for jobs, etc, its also pulling startups from Silicon Valley. The latest is GeneSolve, a company that believes it can improve your life by analyzing and tweaking your body chemistry. According to the company: By optimizing a patient’s body chemistry – vitamins, enzymes, […]

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Austin-based LiveOak Venture Partners Looking for Dallas Startups

LiveOak Venture Partners, an early-stage VC firm based in Austin, is looking to get more involved with Dallas startups. In a story by Danielle Abril of the Dallas Business Journal, LiveOak co-founder Venu Shampant said that last year they did 5 deals, none of which were in Dallas and that he’d like to “fix that.” Here’s […]

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