A year ago GeekWire wrote about the expected explosion of the Dallas/Fort Worth tech scene, and the explosion has been extraordinary. Tech Wildcatters, the preeminent accelerator, helped to develop the model now used by hundreds of others groups and is changing the model to better support startups and...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mu0tJ-EB2u8&list=PLru-y7rdenfo8SlRMVhZ6vRzRpcZTWc_w by Teryn O’Brien What is the link between Ultimate Frisbee and education? Chintan Sutaria, CEO of CalcuQuote, spoke about the power of sports at this week’s Ignite DFW. Joining the Indicorps Fellowship in 2010, an organization that recruits young professionals of Indian origin, Sutaria has been...

Dallas’ Festival of Ideas, held at Fair Park on Friday and Saturday, February 19-20, gathered not only great minds in the industries of literature, entrepreneurship, health, education and infrastructure/architecture but Dallasites that were completely invested in the improvement of their city. Bishop T.D. Jakes, in last...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJUEPCQ9pFg by Marlene Den Bleyker Matt Houston has spent the past 10 years working to help the city of Dallas with his involvement in the Community Development for Economic Equality. He said that usually he is the youngest person in the room, resulting in strange looks from...

Dallas-based SaaS startup, Modern Message, today announced the completed expansion of its corporate headquarters to better accommodate the 120 percent employee growth the company experienced in 2015. Modern Message pioneered the concept of advocacy marketing in the apartment industry through its platform Community Rewards. The platform...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyz1vmP5S2I by Marlene De Bleyker The brain holds some of our oldest technology, according to Jeremy Gregg, managing director of Gregg Partners. He recently took to the Ignite stage to talk about the heart of poetry, saying “Not about meter or rhyme or musical language but one...

With so many events taking place across the metroplex, it can be tough to determine what events are right or most convenient for you. We’ve pulled out some of the major startup events taking place across the North Texas region and will bring those to...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2kdeugyS-Y by Marlene De Bleyker As a corporate attorney, Emmanuel Obi, one of Dallas Business Journal’s 40 under 40, grew tired of sipping his latte and look out his office window.  He felt he could use his law degree for a higher purpose. He said,” I was...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5Ov7KOVxu0 by Marlene De Bleyker Scrolling through his artwork on stage, Willie Baronet, artist and Southern Methodist University professor, spoke about how being creative will make you happy. He said, “Being creative can be scary because people might judge me, it’s scary and it can be frustrating.” However,...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qb46Lr5wsog by Teryn O’Brien Because of the rise of big data and contemporary analytics, a marketer’s time is being consumed more and more with getting reports for their campaigns. The big problem is that data scientists don’t scale well—all you can do is hire more people. But...

If you have a love for pop culture, then take your nerdy heart to a place where it can run wild and free. Dallas Comic Con Fan Days, presented by FAN EXPO, returns to the Irving Convention Center Feb. 13-14, 2016, with a hearty offering...

The Dallas-Fort Worth startup community has momentum, that's clear. Startups here, like everywhere else in the world, grow from humble beginnings. CoFounders Lab, the co-working spaces, universities, and coffee shops are some of the places founders meet. Readers of Launch DFW have no shortage of...

After hearing of the events in Flint, Michigan a local startup community leader Jim Welch has decided to do an emergency three-day hackathon to bring awareness to, and hopefully help create solutions for the water crisis. It’s about taking an idea and making a practical application that can help...

With so many events taking place across the metroplex, it can be tough to determine what events are right or most convenient for you. We’ve pulled out some of the major startup events taking place across the North Texas region and will bring those to...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEutcvrjynA&w=560&h=315 by Marlene Den Bleyker If you have ever moved into a new apartment or condo only to realize the challenges of fitting your furniture into the space, Roomored is here to help. The company creates interactive 3D models of interior spaces currently serving the multi-family rental...

As everyone knows, there are only 24 hours in a day and no one gets more or less based on their status. With so much that goes on in each day, it’s hard to carve out time to do what you really want to do,...

With so many events taking place across the metroplex, it can be tough to determine what events are right or most convenient for you. We’ve pulled out some of the major startup events taking place across the North Texas region and will bring those to...