Entrepreneur Magazine recently highlighted the challenges facing brick-and-mortar retailers. They addressed the need for them to innovate in order to compete and flourish in a digital world, highlighting the innovation of a local Dallas business, Glass-Media.  There have been many experts who have predicted that the...

Shear Share is a groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind beauty platform that connects barbers and cosmetologists to salons, spas, and barbershops that have open suites and booths.  The McKinney-based service is now available in more than 240 cities, and helps to fill empty suites. They offer salon and barbershop...

Insight! That was the name of the game at 1 Million Cups on Wednesday, August 24th. The community both gave insight, and gained it by listening to the pitches by Laura and Laramie. Both products are in beta (or, in Laura’s case, still being researched),...

Sometimes solving a problem isn’t as easy as identifying a problem and solving it. Two entrepreneurs took the stage on Wednesday, August 17th at 1 Million Cups to present their problems and subsequent solutions. One a product and the other a service, both recognized a...

The University of North Texas New College at Frisco is hosting an event next week called "Infopresence Unleashed," featuring Oblong Industries and Mezzanine. Mezzanine is Oblong's groundbreaking immersive collaboration solution. The New College recently installed Mezzanine in order to create a classroom environment that's less traditional and more...

“New uses for old things.” That was the theme of 1 Million Cups on Wednesday, August 10th. It’s here that we need to define “old.” How “old” is old? Engineering technology has been around for quite some time, but teaching Python (the coding language) has...

Yogesh Patel is the founder and CEO of Iuzeit (i-use-it), a Dallas-based startup. Iuzeit is focused on making product information streamlined, and readily available for consumers to make informed decisions. He spoke last week at Dallas New Tech and explained what Iuzeit is all about. Yogesh explained...

Linux Academy is Fort Worth based online training academy, teaching cloud and engineering technical skills to companies worldwide. Engineers from companies like AWS, Rackspace, Media Temple, and MailChimp receive training from Linux Academy's full-featured training library of long and in-depth courses. Whether you're wanting to learn Linux, Azure & AWS,...

Paul Roncal is the Marketing Manager for XClaim Mobile, a Dallas startup that focuses on helping large companies extend the life of their digital ads by 25 times. Paul spoke last week at Dallas New Tech. He was standing in for Founder and CEO Brian Maupin, who was traveling to meet with potential...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Nation recently highlighted Social Ice Incorporated, a North Texas company offering wine-infused ice pops.  These adult-friendly ice pops come in four flavors: mimosa orange, strawberry daiquiri, sangria grape, and classic margarita. They are found in retailers throughout the North Texas...

“Winner by audience participation” was how UT Dallas’ Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship pitch competition was decided at 1 Million Cups on Wednesday, August 3rd. All four presenting companies (Travabond, ConverseVR, ChoreMonstr, and Weiser) crushed their pitches, rocked their presence on stage, and nailed the...