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September 2018

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Last month, two local membership organizations, Public Relations Society of America (Dallas Chapter) and ColorComm Dallas, hosted one of Uber's top executives in town for a special community event. Bernard Coleman III, global head of diversity and inclusion (D&I), served as the

As our community continues to grow, Launch DFW is on an ongoing mission to introduce you to some of the region's incredible startups. We've partnered with Capital Factory, a tech hub and accelerator new to Dallas that also offers coworking,

Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Toyota AI Ventures announced today that it is participating in a series of events across the United States to meet promising entrepreneurs that are looking for funding. As part of the "call for innovation" initiative that it unveiled this

In a time when society appears to be going more digital, there is a local company that is defying the odds and not only expanding, but revolutionizing an industry. Flexpress is not your ordinary printing company. In fact, the owner, WP Ward,

Glamping, virtual reality, techies and live music this weekend on a ranch about 25 miles outside of Fort Worth? No, we're not talking about the set of a new Texas indie film. We're talking about RebelCon and we'll bet serious money that

Approximately 14 months ago, Epic Games released a quirky little game featuring 100 over-the-top colorful cartoon characters dropping onto an island to try and eliminate each other in a fast-paced Battle Royale. This free game, Fortnite, has gone on to

When we think of a treehouse, we can picture a physical tree fort constructed around, next to or among the trunk or branches of a strong tree above ground level. More often than not, a treehouse can be used for

Kobie, a Florida-based, global leader in customer loyalty marketing solutions and reward program technology and services, announced today the opening of a new office and contact center in Dallas. Kobie is one of the largest marketing firms in the Tampa Bay

Women are chipping away at securing more funding and penetrating the ranks of leadership, but we still face numerous challenges getting ahead.  While men and women enter the workforce at pretty equal rates, women hold only 21% of C-level positions

Background reading: Angel Investors v. "Angel" Investors Friends and Family Rounds California, and particularly Silicon Valley, is its own world as far as early-stage startup investing goes. The reasons for that aren't complicated: because so much of the "angel" money swirling

Booking.com, one of the world's largest travel e-commerce companies, is on the hunt for inspiring women in technology. They have have officially opened nominations today for the 2019 Technology Playmaker Awards. Introduced by Booking.com in 2017, the awards aim to recognize and

In a time when our lives appear to be consumed by all things digital and social media, Denton startup Upventur is on track to shift the status quo with a pretty cool announcement today -  the completion of its acquisition and

Rank One Sport, a Dallas-based software company and leader in sports team management applications for K-12 athletic directors, certified athletic trainers (ATCs) and coaches, has announced the launch of Rank One Health, an app designed to help standardize student-athlete injury

We’ve all been there. You’re dedicated to your career, so much so that you end up neglecting your health despite all the warning signs. This was Patrick Smith’s story, the founder of a new and rapidly growing startup that’s been

Nearly two months in and the DEC’s CEO Alyce Alston sounds like a woman who has found purchase in the shifting sands underneath her feet. Getting the Lay of the Land Her office at Capital Factory + The DEC is likely far

You’ve heard the phrase, “I’ve died and gone to heaven:. Well, if you’re a gamer, the Dallas Mavericks Gaming Pavilion is the epitome of paradise. I attended the grand opening of the gaming pavilion tonight and boy oh boy, walking into

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

As eSports races towards becoming a billion-dollar annual industry, celebrities, and business titans race to stake their claim in the market, and corporate partners pour budgets into the gaming industry. This begs the question, should eSports become an Olympic sport? The Olympics