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June 2013

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Mike Ivey is the cofounder of Modern Message. His company recently announced that they just closed a $300,000 funding round raised entirely from North Texas Angels. This is part 1 of a 2 part series detailing what they did wrong. ————————————————————————————————————————-      Fundraising can be a soul-crushing,

Seed accelerator program for health industry prepares for the inaugural fall season. Stemming from the success of Tech Wildcatters, expectations are high for the initial Health Wildcatters class to graduate this November. Twelve to fifteen different health-related start ups will receive up

We created LaunchDFW back in 2009 to be THE place for all things startup related in DFW. We have several new projects we're working on (plus a couple surprises) to ensure that we continue to deliver on that mission, and it's

Launching this week, a new incubation center will open its doors at the SoftLayer building. For two years, Alcatel-Lucent and the AT&T Foundry housed start ups of the Dallas area in 10,000 square feet of office space above the AT&T Foundry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA. (June 5, 2013) – VentureSpur, the seed fund and venture accelerator with offices in Oklahoma City and Dallas, announced its 2013 VentureSpur Finalists today. The 16 Finalists were the top teams chosen from among nearly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT WORTH, Texas (June 5, 2013) – TECH Fort Worth has launched TECH Talk – Texas Style, twice-weekly radio programming for technology startups and entrepreneurs. Programming can be accessed at “We will talk about technology startups, focusing on

Local entrepreneurial graduates partner up to deliver college start up kits to new students. After a time consuming and expensive transition into dorm life upon entering college four years ago, cousins Shanil Wazirali and Sagar Hemani came up with a business

Announced June 4, IBM plans to purchase SoftLayer Technologies to expand its cloud computing services. SoftLayer, which has become known as the world's largest privately owned web hosting company, will close a deal with IBM later this year rumored to be

Inspired by Start Something That Matters, local entrepreneur Travis Watson, sets out to make a difference for dogs in need. Since the explosive growth of the Toms campaign, the 'buy one, give one' market has latched onto several retail industries over