EDITOR’S PICKS: Your Weekly News & Events

It’s Monday, and you’re back to the grind (yes probably both with coffee and work). Check out this week’s hot stories and local events guaranteed to keep you plugged in.  

News You Can Use This Week

Microsoft, Softtek partner with Apollo living legends to kick off new STEM initiative

Ask the Expert: How should I complete taxes as a startup?

Launch CEO: Michelle Hagen treads unknown waters to revolutionize the MarTech industry

McKinney startup is selected to pitch at Google Demo Day 2018

The Study: Irving’s new hot spot for business

the study, coworking, irving, texas

Irving’s The Study. Chris Alvarado Photography

Events this Week

Tuesday, March 6

#BIGDOCC North Dallas Coffee Club
Location: North Dallas
Time: 8:00 a.m.
You wake up every morning, filled with excitement about the technology news of the day. Wouldn’t it be great if you could surround yourself once a week with people just as excited about tech as you are? Join host Jason Croft and Stephen Olmon for free coffee and a chance to make some new connections in the startup community.

Dallas New Tech featuring Michelle Hagen
Location: Dallas Public Library
Time: 5:30 a.m.
Dallas New Tech is four companies, and a random company from the crowd, presenting for 5 minutes, with 5 minutes of Q&A. Do you have a great idea that you know should exist? Maybe this is the place you find the cofounder of your dreams.

Wednesday, March 7

The Labs.ms – Plano’s Makerspace
Location: Plano
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Storm Hughes will give you a basic overview of gamemaker and teach you how it works, and he will answer any questions you may have. You don’t need to know how to program. You don’t need to be an artist. All you need to get started is bring a laptop with Gamemaker Studio 2 (https://www.yoyogames.com/get) installed!

Thursday, March 8

International Women’s Day Celebration
Location: Register to receive address
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Women Who Code DFW is combining forces with Women Techmakers Dallas and USAA to celebrate International Women’s Day. Join them for food, networking, and a panel to hear from women that are in senior/leadership positions within their organizations.

Friday, March 9 – Saturday, March 10

oneM2M hackathon at UTD
Location:TI Auditorium at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD)

Time: 8:30 a.m. (Friday) to 5:00 p.m (Saturday)
Come up with a great idea for Smart City application and work together with others to learn new technologies, present your ideas and compete for prizes.

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