Top
Image Alt

January 2017

  /    /  January

Jessica Burnham is a design researcher and part of the Deep Ellum Foundation. Her focus has been to create spaces for physical interactions that promote strong community ties between business and neighborhoods. This goal is what led her to Crowdus

The startup community loves product launches. It’s the culmination of many hours, weeks, and months of hard work, customer interviews, and iteration. Today we’re happy to share the launch of BidCQ from CalcuQuote, a Dallas based company and Dallas New

  Scott Kincaid opens his Ignite DFW talk on bad user experience with a story about a Swedish couple’s visit through Texas and the sign on Texas highways that read, Don’t mess with Texas. “Pause for a second," Kincaid asked the room. "How

Gables Residential, the leader in developing and managing multifamily communities, has announced its partnership with Modern Message, an online digital rewards platform that uses gamification to enhance residential living. Using Modern Message, Gables will move away from the traditional rewards

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

  At Ignite DFW 6, Steve, who is vegan, gave a talk on ethical eating and the effects that meat diets have on the ecosystem.  He argued that a plant-based diet isn’t only sustainable for the human body, but also economical

Heather Steele is the owner and Chief Marketing Officer of Blue Steele Solutions, a marketing and development agency right here in Denton. We talked about her journey from starting off as a technical writer and transitioning into marketing, starting he

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

Over the last few years ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft have become more popular and created an entirely new industry for entrepreneurs to break new ground. One such service is an on-demand gas delivery company called Booster Fuels. Founded

This post is a little unorthodox. It comes from the DFW Startup Community Slack. It’s a shining example of why the Slack exists, and the value of the community that’s been established. There are over 1,000 people in the Slack

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

For our first episode of 2017, we interviewed our good friend Dave Sims, the current CTO of Kubos (a favorite satellite startup in Denton). Dave also has a diverse history of writing software ranging from all types of industries including

There’s more to a startup community than starting and growing a business. Here are some tips for getting the most from your experience, and for engaging your peers. Relationships are essential. If you’re new to startups and the community, then your

At January’s Dallas New Tech pitch, Skip Howard, founder of Spacee, began his talk by stating, “This isn’t going to be your typical pitch deck. All our clients are telling us to work on amazing things and all our really

Every Sunday, Ateanna creates a week’s view of some of the events happening across the region. I look forward to it as do many of you (thanks for the feedback!). This is different. This is a look at three events

Many of you have written asking for advice on how to "pitch a VC." My answer, generally, is don't. Bootstrap your business, make sales, increase revenue, and build a company worth investing in. If you do that, when the time

When a group of friends decides to get lunch together, the inevitable debate of “where to eat,” happens. Everyone has a preference that makes it difficult to agree on a location to eat. BrokenBox, designed by Josh Stramiello, aims to

At the beginning of his pitch for Dallas New Tech, TJ Person tells the story of his family’s 14 hour Christmas trip and the fun they had in Orland. “We stayed at this really cool hotel," said Person, CEO of Openkey. "It

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

At Dallas New Tech January, Jerry King pitched his company Bonfire that brands itself as a simple RV reservation management tool. King initially launched a site called RV Spotfinder that was similar to hotels.com in where avid RVers could search

In October 2016, AsepsisLife announced that their first product, vImmune was one of 15 applications selected to join FbStart. vImmune has been taking significant strides to become a global product that will help track immunization for healthcare professional and families

This guest post is courtesy of Kiefer Waight. He’s a Software Consultant at the Great Wolf Lodge, and COO/Cofounder at Appealing Studio. Enjoy. --- What? I wrote a server based script that monitors my cars stats and alerts me via text message whenever

This guest post is courtesy of Kevin Stevens. Product Strategy Manager at Choose Energy, a Kleiner Perkins-backed company in the DFW region. Enjoy. --- This past week, our CRO John Tough provoked a conversation over email about our success at Choose Energy

Yesterday, Chris Hsiao announced that Gossamer, a consumer product design and engineering firm, is being acquired to Tekzenit, a world-class design, software development, and IT firm.  Irving-based Gossamer, has previously worked with Dallas-based Tekzenit making this new partnership time-tested and beneficial for

Jerry Jones, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Cowboys franchise, partnered with Rob Wechsler to create Blue Star Sports nine months ago, and has acquired their eighth company in just these nine months.  Along with Blue Star Sports, Jones and Wechsler

The workplace is changing, more and more people find themselves with the freedom of working from home, or in some other way untethered from the confines of a traditional “office.” Self employed, remote workers, remote offices, or even the tinkerer that

In case you missed the news, Dallas/Fort Worth is home to HackDFW, the largest student and professional hackathon in the United States. Last year’s event hosted about 1,700 students, and welcomed Dallas’ own John Carmack (creator of Doom, Quake, etc.)

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