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June 2011

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The DFW Chapter of TeXchange will be hosting their Summer Social this coming Thursday out at Lonsestar Park. If you're looking to connect with seasoned technology entrepreneurs then TeXchange is definitely the place to do it. The event will be

ABC's hit show The Shark Tank is rolling into town this Saturday for open casting call auditions for season 3. If you haven't seen it, the show is generally a pretty entertaining hour of entrepreneurs of all stripes pitching their ideas

Startup America Partnership CEO, Scott Case, will be providing an update on the organization's current and upcoming activities at 3:30 pm.

Startup Weekend Dallas rode the huge wave of Dallas startup excitement this past weekend. A capacity crowd watched as potential entrepreneurs -- some high school age -- gathered at Tech Wildcatters (the Tech Church) on Friday to pitch their great

Queued.at, the winning startup from Dallas Startup Weekend 4, allows users to automatically schedule content updates across multiple social networks. Below is our interview with one of its co-founders (and LaunchDFW.com founder/publisher) Bradley Joyce. So, what's the general idea behind Queued.at? The general

After 54 long hours, thousands of lines of code, and an endless amount of fast food and energy drinks, the winner of the fourth Dallas Startup Weekend was revealed yesterday at Tech Wildcatters. Queued.at, which allows users to automatically schedule

Judging for the fourth Dallas Startup Weekend begins in just two hours! Here are all the details. Panel of judges: Neal Rapoport: Seasoned entrepreneur. Founded Dealtaker and is part owner in two consulting businesses. Currently an angel investor, a Tech Wildcatters mentor

Just received the updated list of teams that will battle it out tonight at the fourth Dallas Startup Weekend finale. The judging event begins at 5 pm at Tech Wildcatters. The event is open to the public, but expect standing

The fourth Dallas Startup Weekend is underway at Tech Wildcatters. More than 40 participants pitched their best idea Friday evening to an over-flowing conference room. The top vote getters (listed below) formed their teams late last night and began coding

Startup Weekend Dallas is once again upon us.  This Thursday evening, serving as a pre-party, is Startup Poker. It will be hosted at Tech Wildcatters (the Tech Church) at 2700 Fairmount in Uptown Dallas. This Friday, the real event begins,

Thanks to the hard (and donated!) work of Chris and Dave from Dotvita, we are super happy to unveil the new Launch DFW logo to the community. This new logo will serve as the jumping off point for a complete site

The Dallas Angel Network hosted their June pitch meeting at Ocean Prime in Uptown on June 1st. About 50 network members, investors, and entrepreneurs were in attendance. Like past events, there were 2 teams presenting their company in hopes of raising

Dallas-based luxury mens' brand, J. Hilburn, announced it has closed $5 million in new financing led by Bridgescale Partners to expand interactive technologies, product development and its nationwide sales force. J. Hilburn offers custom dress shirts, trousers, "Performance Polos" and the like

The folks at DallasPHP have put together quite the PHP developers conference right here in Dallas. The event, to be held all day Saturday, brings some of the top PHP talent from across Texas as speakers for two tracks covering topics

Representatives from AT&T, Alcatel-Lucent, the press, and select university students gathered on May 27th at the AT&T Foundry in Plano as part of the Alcatel-Lucent / AT&T University Entrepreneurial Workshop. Two weeks of business venture sessions, networking, and idea collaboration

Our goal is to leverage the best practices and national network of the Startup America Partnership to provide urban startups with access and exposure to a national platform. - Startup America Partnership  

Tech Wildcatters has announced five of the seven startups that presented products at Spring Pitch Day will travel to California this week to pitch to Silicon Valley venture capitalists. Memory Reel, mComm360, Nimbix, Proxomo Software, RentSavvy, SparkCrowd and Vignature will participate at Dallas Demo Night on June 9 at

Startup Poker returns June 16 at Tech Wildcatters (Tech Church). And, this month's event is also the official pre-party for Dallas Startup Weekend (June 17-19) so come meet some potential cofounders!  RSVP here or contact Sean for more information.  

The mudbugs are in season and it's time for CoHabitat’s 3rd Annual Crawfish Boil (map)! The fun starts at 5! The CoHabitat Boil is a great way to meet a lot of great people (entrepreneurs, developers, creatives, to name a few)

Wondering what your local congressman is doing to for Dallas startups? Well, here's your chance to find out. Join MIT Enterprise Forum and US Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX-32) for Startup BBQ on June 8 at Tech Wildcatters. Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2011, 12:00pm-2:00pm Price:

Gary Vaynerchuk rolled into Dallas last Wednesday for "Gary Vee in Big D!" and was greeted by 500 enthusiastic DFW fans. The event, a mini-conference that Gary keynoted to promote his New York Times' best-selling book The Thank You Economy, took