The DEC’s North Texas Business Pitch Contest Announces Ten Finalists

We’re so excited to hear about the finalists that were announced for the DEC’s North Texas Business Pitch Contest, sponsored by Comerica Bank.

Ten companies were selected, from 126 applicants in the North Texas area.

“We have been very impressed with not only the number of companies that applied for the DEC North Texas Business Pitch Contest sponsored by Comerica, but also the quality of those companies,” said Trey Bowles, founder and CEO of the DEC.

The ten finalists will vie for four spots to pitch at the November 20th event at the DEC. To narrow down the finalists, the contest has opened up a poll to choose from the ten companies. You can vote here until October 31, when the poll closes.

Check out the ten finalists below!


XOcur offers SaaS-based cloud planning and design tools. Their mission is “to develop the highest-caliber software products providing an objective, vendor-agnostic environment that empowers you, the customer, in your cloud journey.”

Savvy Boheme is a skin care line that uses raw and ethically-sourced ingredients, and their end goal is to “nourish, welcome, and inspire” through their products.

Parqer is a mobile app that takes the pain out of valet parking, creating a cashless method of paying and tipping for services. Parqer has also presented at one of our previous Dallas New Tech events!

i2i, Inc. is developing iPal, a wearable computer that uses eye-tracking software “for capturing photos and videos.”

EasyEye is a kiosk that provides consumers with custom over-the-counter reading glasses.

Glass-Media provides digital signage solutions, “revolutionizing place-based, in-store and storefront customer experiences to maximize marketing ROI.” We were fortunate to have Glass-Media as a supporting sponsor at some of our events!

Rollout’s services enable users to manage and collaborate on projects and access documents from any device. “With Rollout, paperless construction becomes a reality.”

Player’s Revolution is an “adult recreational sports ranking and prize service offering individual and team statistical prizes, regional & national tournaments.” You can join the revolution here!

Deadeye is a technology that provides marksmen with “quantitative data of high-end training devices, with the expert analysis and feedback of an experienced coach.”

LiveWire is a platform that provides users with access to financial professionals for consulting. LiveWire is “powered by the incredible customer service of our financial professionals that talk to you, not at you.”

Rachel Winstead

Rachel is a freelance writer and works at Soap Hope in downtown Dallas. She hates the term "disrupt," tweets about startups, and appreciates a well-crafted hashtag.