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April 2017

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Unmanned systems are the wave of the future when it comes to drones and robotics, an industry that PR Newswire writes is going to experience huge growth.  The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, AUVSI, will be hosting the XPONENTIAL

LaunchPad City is a new kind of accelerator and incubation center that has just launched in Frisco, and is focused on sports and e-sports.  Led by Brian Dick, a past Frisco Entrepreneur of the Year, LaunchPad City looks to leverage

David Litman, of Getaroom.com and Hotels.com fame, and Lance Crosby, of StackPath and SoftLayer fame, will be the guest speakers at this Friday's event put on by the US India Chamber of Commerce. There are still tickets available and Launch DFW

Step Aument said he was never going back to into software, until he did, then didn't, then somehow ended up back here again. We talk with Step about his love affection with Denton, and his battered relationship with Java, and

Step Aument said he was never going back to into software, until he did, then didn't, then somehow ended up back here again. We talk with Step about his love affection with Denton, and his battered relationship with Java, and

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

Duane Forrester is the VP of Industry Insights at Yext and is giving the keynote address at Digital x Dallas on April 24th.  This year, 2017 is the inaugural year for Digital x Dallas with the theme "Forgetting Google," driving the

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

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, launched what they are calling the Gardere Catalyst, a legal incubator initiative that provides early-stage, high-growth potential startups with strategic guidance and legal counsel in both Austin and the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. The Catalyst will include lawyers

On April 13, the Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas awarded the Future CEO Owlie Award to Abinav Varma who leads the UNIBEES team. The Owlie awards, which began in 2015, were established by the UT Dallas Dean’s Council

Kickbox.io has hired Brandon West to be the new Vice President of Developer Marketing & Relations.  West brings with him almost 6 years of developer relationship building experience from his previous position as Director of Developer Relations at SendGrid. His

The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex has long been known for its success in sports.  From the Mavericks, to the Cowboys, to the Rangers, the region has been at the top of the food chain winning championships and innovating to do so. Alongside

Start up exits can be a challenging goal to attain, but one local start up, University Laundry, announced during Dallas Startup Week that they have been purchased by Proctor & Gamble, the leader in household care products, including Tide.  Danielle

Chicago-based Fooda has brought its innovative food service to Dallas. In a market saturated with all kinds of food delivery services, Fooda brings the restaurant to your office lobby. Fooda works with local restaurants to provide a steady rotation and variety each day.

** We're bringing back Kickstart Monday, a regular column where we highlight an interesting local Kickstarter / Indiegogo / crowdfunding campaign ** If you're a developer you've been there. The daily standup rolls around and you're wondering what the heck you're

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

If you have a pair of ears on your head and you live in/around Dallas, you probably heard the emergency sirens going off last night. With no severe weather in the area, nor the forecast, everyone was wondering what was going

Secure cloud company Armor, based in Richardson, announced this week $89M in new funding from ST Telemedia (STT). This brings Armor's total funding to almost $150M. STT has become a joint lead shareholder with The Stephens Group (TSG), the existing majority shareholder.

Denton-based Kubos Corporation announced today that it has closed $1.65M in new funding led by Silicon Valley icon Tim Draper of Draper Associates. The round brings strong validation to the Kubos team and its platform with the round including new investors Draper

Kevin Chaka is one half of the leadership team at Cambium Equity, a group looking to find and purchase a business with the intention of then cultivating and growing it.  Chaka, based in Dallas, and Michael Cox, based in Los

Recently, The Grove hosted a first-of-its-kind youth entrepreneurship weekend called The Capacitor inviting 13 youths to The Grove's social coworking space for an exciting weekend of business development.  The Capacitor is a three-day "immersive entrepreneurial experience" for children of any

Dallas Startup Week is upon us and many of the coworking spaces throughout the Dallas area will be offering some free coworking days encouraging collaboration and networking. With two convenient locations, and a third located in Plano on its way, WeWork* is a coworking

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

After competing in a fierce pitch competition at SATELLITE 2017 Startup Space, a shark-tank style contest that pits 20 contestants against each other, Astrapi Exponential Communication returns victorious. The Dallas-based company seeks to boost existing communication networks across a wide range