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Originally posted here. RevTech, a Dallas-based seed fund and venture accelerator focused on early-stage innovation, today announced the initial close of a $10 million follow-on fund. This new fund allows RevTech to support its portfolio companies as they scale, with investments

M12, Microsoft Corp.'s venture fund, in collaboration with the EQT Ventures fund and SVB Financial Group, recently announced the Female Founders Competition, seeking to accelerate funding for top women-led startups focused on enterprise technology solutions. Two winners will share $4

The University of Texas at Dallas recently announced that it has achieved the critical benchmark criteria required to qualify for funding from the National Research University Fund (NRUF), an exclusive source of research support available to the state's "emerging research

Starting a business is exciting, but it often comes with many risks and uncertainties. For most entrepreneurs, having a trusted resource when problems arise can often be the very element needed to achieve game changing success. “Ask the Expert”, our biweekly

The U.S. Department of State selected Dallas-based designer and entrepreneur Steven Kinder as one of 45 leaders sponsored to implement entrepreneurial and community development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean as part of the Young Leaders of the Americas

Guest Contributor: Beth Casey Starting your own business is never easy. Among the plethora of other decisions, you must also consider how best to market yourself. Today, the name of the marketing game is digital. Statista reported that there were over

BenefitMall, the leading provider of employee benefits and payroll services, today launched PayFocus Mobile – a mobile app designed exclusively for PayFocus and PayFocus Pro end-users. PayFocus Mobile is the newest enhancement to PayFocus, state-of-the-art online payroll solutions designed to provide

Dallas-based MoneyGram is extending its global digital footprint with the launch of its award-winning online platform in five new countries. Customers in Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal and Austria can now send money 24/7 directly to more than two billion bank accounts

When it comes to running a successful business these days, entrepreneurs need a formidable mix of grit, ambition, faith, a strong network and technology too. You don’t have to be a tech whiz to take your company to the next level,

Compass' Sharif Fotouh has been recognized as one of the most influential executives in the edge computing industry by Data Economy Magazine in its first annual "Edge 50" list. Data Economy Magazine instituted the Edge 50 list this year to

The Launch DFW team is excited to introduce you to some of the innovative entrepreneurs and creatives that call North Texas home. This week's spotlight is on a content creator that offices at Industrious and has a true passion for flavorful storytelling. Meet

I am a Fort Worth mom with four young children, but as a digital business owner I am an old-timer. I started my first online business more than a decade ago, and now I am running my fourth online business.

Dallas is known as the kind of city where, on any given day, a single interaction could change your life. A new job, a big business deal, an opportunity of a lifetime

On a side road, in an unassuming warehouse near Addison Airport, the lean team at Hand Drawn Pressing is producing 3,000 vinyl records per day. The company is part of a international resurgence of vinyl production and sales. Dustin Blocker,

Three years ago, Ruben Izmailyan was in a very different place in life. He had just moved to Dallas with his wife for her job, and the day after they landed in town he began class at a local coding

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership. --Harvey S. Firestone As we began to think about what company should be selected for the very first installment of our latest feature, Walk The Walk, we quickly realized that

Launch DFW is partnering with Spaces McKinney Avenue for the return of our Startup Community Happy Hour on July 19, and we want to introduce some of the people that make Spaces a great place to cowork. The Spaces coworking concept

The Launch DFW team is excited to introduce you to some of the innovative entrepreneurs that office at local coworking space Industrious.  Meet AddedIQ Founding date/year: May 2017 Founder: Martin Zacarias and Paul Ingram Company Mission To provide our clients with intelligent data applications that help

If you're not familiar with #BigDOCC, you should start by telling yourself to ignore all of the "I'm not a morning person" messages your brain is sending you right now, and set your alarm to be on time for 8:00am

Some of our favorite pics from We Work's official Fort Worth grand opening last month, courtesy of our events contributor Ashlee Inman.  

BBVA Compass has selected 16 social entrepreneurs from across the country to participate in its BBVA Momentum accelerator program, designed to help participants enhance their operations to impact the lives of more people. The program includes five months of online and