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March 2013

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ATTENTION ALL DFW STARTUP COMMUNITY:  Tech Wildcatters is hosting a career fair on April 4th from 1pm – 5pm. SIGN UP HERE You know what’s cooler than having a job? Having one at a fricken startup. The same goes for internships. You should come

Created by local Fort Worth high school educator and jack of all trades, Quentin Donnellan, lessonwell is a really cool local ed-tech startup that's transforming how teachers distribute their lessons online.  Check it out, share with your teacher/professor friends, and comment

Frisco-based startup Backendless is led by Founder and CEO Mark Piller.  The company has been around in one form or another since 2003 and currently has 12 people on staff.  He tells me they aim to be the standard for developing

Today, we are profiling local startup Yellowbrick, a mobile search engine for crowdfunding projects.  Today, many of the crowdfunding projects that exist are held captive behind their Kickstarter or IndieGoGo walled gardens.  This young startup is giving us the power

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch on your company YourCause provides companies with CSRconnect employee engagement platform. A community that allows corporations to engage their employees in giving and volunteering programs. Tell us about the founders, who they are, backgrounds, and why

Mailbox, the very new and very much beloved iOS email app that everyone is talking about, just announced that they have been bought by Dropbox.  The deal was first covered by the Wall Street Journal earlier today.   Dropbox CEO

As we dive into part two of this series, I want to make sure I’m communicating the purpose of the series. ‘Old Dog, New Tricks’ is an editorial series that aims to ignite a community conversation related to DFW’s entrepreneurial history

Why, hello! Welcome to Part 1 of this new series.  I'm Eric VanderSchaaf, the new Editor and leader of LAUNCH DFW. If you are reading this you are probably somehow, and in some way, connected to the DFW startup and entrepreneur community

Fort Worth's ZS Pharma, which is developing a drug for patients with kidney and liver disease, has been named one of two finalists for the National Business Incubation Association's 2013 Outstanding Incubator Client award in the technology category. The company is

Starting a new business has never been a more viable or more intelligent option. As technology has proliferated through our society, small businesses ranging from crowdsourcing musicians to boutique app developers have exploded. But there's one thing that hasn't changed:

By Michael Walsh – Founder Cariloop, HealthSparx, Health 2.0 Dallas You ever been in one of those situations where you know you’re supposed to do something but have no idea why?  You trust your gut, so you go for it, but

There isn't a better way to start the week of than highlighting a DFW-based startup.  Check out the profile from CEO and Founder, Mark McClendon.  I love t his idea because there have been so many times in my life that

Local entrepreneur Nikhil Nilakantan is onto his next venture, and it's smack dab in the middle of one of the hottest parts of the industry: mobile commerce.  Read on for more details and leave comments after you've read. Give us the

It's that time of year again - a buzz of excitement is pervading throughout the DFW tech ecosystem as our very own Forbes Top 10 startup accelerator, Tech Wildcatters, announces their next class of startups they've accepted for the Spring

The much anticipated IMPACT Awards put on by TECH Fort Worth have extended their application deadline until March 6th! You can learn more about the Award and it's benefits here, but here's a quick overview: The IMPACT Awards recognize North Texas start-up companies

LAUNCH DFW readers and startups - if you want/need $7,500 worth of free digital press for your company (and all of us do), check this out! In order to have the opportunity to be 1 of the 2 winners, all you