September, 2014

Raise $200K in 2 minutes!

Notice I didn’t say two deals every two years. This story takes place  in ...

Kickstart Monday: Pterys, Sunglasses With a Cause

If you’ve never heard of pterygium, then we’re about to teach you something, dear ...

Why We Need to Stop Using the Term “Disrupt”

We hear it frequently, we bandy about the term casually, and it’s been used ...

LAUNCH DFW Switchboard Roundup

If you’ve been living under a rock (or just missed our announcement earlier this ...

Let’s Talk About Diversity in Startups

To the people who read LAUNCH DFW (yeah, you!): Diversity in startups is a topic ...

First National Summit on Angel Investing to Be Held in Dallas

Startup Angels is partnering with UP Global, 500 Startups, and the Dallas Entrepreneur Center ...

Dallas-based Startup, PassbeeMedia, Named Finalist at SVIEF 2014

Silicon Valley Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF), a leading venue in high-tech industry ...

Dallas New Tech Success Story: Blownaway

Talk about a happy ending! Blownaway, Dallas’s premier on-demand beauty app, secured a six-figure ...

Parenteen: Ensuring Safe Teen Drivers Through Tech

When it comes to teen driving, the statistics can be daunting. Just during the ...

GiveCamp: Coding It Forward

North Texas is home to over 28,000 nonprofits, and of those, 83% have budgets ...

Growing the Fort Worth Startup Community: What’s Going On in Cowtown

Start small. THINK BIG. In July, Hayden Blackburn, founder and director at IDEA Works ...

NERD ALERT: Videogame History Museum Opening in Frisco in 2015

It was a unanimous vote at the Frisco Community Development Corp. board meeting yesterday: ...

VentureSpur Pitch Day Announced

Mark your calendars for October 29! VentureSpur Pitch Day is coming up and promises to ...

VW Office Hours: Matt Alexander of Need Interview

Matt Alexander of Need stopped by and chatted with Kevin about his experience launching a ...

Kickstart Monday: Pump Up West Dallas

Most of the Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that we’ve featured are tech-related, so this ...

Dallas Fort Work is Moving Downtown!

Dallas Fort Work, a coworking community in North Dallas, will be joining in the ...

Scholarships Available for Coding Classes with The Codex

We were excited to learn about The Codex recently, in an announcement from the ...

Why Game Changers Are So Important

What is a game changer? I think most people would define a game changer ...

Dallas-based tripBAM Wins at the Innovate 2014 Conference

tripBam is a hotel shopping service used by corporations, hotels, travel agencies and travelers ...

Plano-based FieldAware Announces $24M Funding Round

FieldAware, a company that provides mobile solutions and tools for field service organizations, announced ...

The DEC and American Airlines Launch Business Extra Partnership

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center and American Airlines have partnered up to provide the DEC ...

Crowdfunding Platform MassCatalyst Exhibiting at TechCrunch

MassCatalyst is representing Dallas at TechCrunch Disrupt this week with their new crowdfunding platform. ...

Dallas-based Vinli Launches at TechCrunch Disrupt

Vinli is a connected-car platform, and they’re launching TODAY at TechCrunch Disrupt. “Vinli is ...

Dallas Named One of the Top in Tech

Dallas ranked third in the nation in a recent report from JLL on the ...

Living in the Mobile Era: 3 Ways to Retain Your Customers as a Startup in 2014

As of March 2014, smartphone mobile market penetration was sitting at 68.8%, with an ...

Another Successful Dallas New Tech

Last night’s Dallas New Tech was yet another opportunity for the North Texas community ...

Collide Village Accelerator Program: Supporting North Texas Entrepreneurs

Collide Village Accelerator Program (CVAP) is a 4-month milestone driven seed stage startup accelerator ...

Origin Story: A People Accelerator

One notable characteristic about Dallas is our sense of community. People are willing to ...

Buoy: Ensuring Safe Driving Through Tech

Driver safety is always an issue, especially with an increase in mobile phone use. ...