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February 2014

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Time is running out (today!) on $10 early bird tickets so if you haven't got one for March 4th yet hop over to Eventbrite and gittterdone. Here are your presenting companies for Dallas New Tech on March 4th: MyDealerService A service that connects

This is a guest post by Dale Gilliam. Dale is the CEO of Troubadour Research & Consulting.  Troubadour offers strategy consulting, analytics, and market research for startups, capital investment firms, and marketing consultancies. Dale can be found on Twitter @data_modeler and

Every year droves of startups and entrepreneurs from the metroplex make their way down to SXSW. This year, there are even more opportunities to turn the trip into a breakout event for your startup. Here's a quick rundown on some of

Tech Wildcatters just announced their 2014 class of startups and it's their biggest one yet, with an acceptance rate of about 4%.  This year's class also includes a number of international startups. “We are increasingly impressed with the quality and number of

Since its launch in 2013, The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) has been “facilitating a culture of entrepreneurship and ‘giving before you get’… [and connecting] new and old entrepreneurs with a vibrant, collaborative environment.” As an extension of its ongoing efforts,

Two local startups have been selected to participate in Tech Cocktails Startup Celebration event at SXSWi this year. Kinesio and Puhsh will join 17 other startups as they battle to be labeled the hottest startup of SXSW and win an invitation

Tech Wildcatters Program Director Stewart Youngblood will be leaving the accelerator and moving on to new things, he and TW announced yesterday. “I cannot thank the Tech Wildcatters staff, investors, mentors, and alumni companies enough for the amazing experience I had

Big news everyone! I've just upgraded our calendar plugin and community members can now directly add both calendar feeds and single events to the LAUNCH DFW Community Calendar. Our goal with the calendar has always been to provide a single source

Dallas travel startup Traxo released a new version of their iPhone app, updated w/ iOS 7 styling as well as a brand new Android app. The mobile app allows you to track all of your travel plans as well as loyalty

OrderMyGear, the Dallas company that provides a platform for sporting goods dealers to create and manage online stores for team uniform and equipment sales, announced this morning that it has closed $550,000 in funding as well as bring on serial entrepreneur Len Critcher

Health Wildcatters graduate Cariloop just announced a big milestone for their company. Not only have they come of beta and launched their new website, but they've also closed a partnership with the Texas Organization of Residential Care Homes, or TORCH. Cariloop walks

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

Uber continues their special occasion craziness with the introduction of Uber Sky, an opportunity for you to skywrite a message to your significant other with the same ease as requesting an Uber ride.   At just $500, it's a steal, right? Here are

Common Desk, sponsor of last week's Dallas New Tech event and Deep Ellum coworking space, was just listed as one of 10 cutting-edge coworking spaces on a Coca-Cola company blog post. While oil (or maybe the Cowboys) might be the first

FoodFumble is a local startup with a mobile app to help restaurant goes avoid places with low health ratings. We caught up with the team to learn more! What's the 1-sentence elevator pitch for FoodFumble? Don't fall victim while dining out, use

Dallas startup Zipyap wants to help simplify your social media life by bringing all your streams into a a single, beautiful app. Not only that, but Zipyap aims to help you improve life by suggesting places to go and activities based

Remember when we told you about a new version of March Madness about to hit? Well local startup Kinesio is getting in on the action. 64 companies are currently competing to move on in the bracket-style competition with Kinesio currently pitted