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** 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…

With so many options for consuming entertainment, information, and resources, it can be hard to keep up with your favorite TV shows or books. The SUMMARY app hopes to change…

If you’ve never heard of pterygium, then we’re about to teach you something, dear reader. Pterygium (pronounced terry-gee-um), also known as “Surfer’s Eye”, is a fleshy growth occurring on the…

Most of the Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that we’ve featured are tech-related, so this week’s project is a little bit different – but it’s for a great cause that we’re…

Despite lower-than-average temperatures here in North Texas this summer, it’s still pretty miserable out. This Kickstarter project aims to make things fun again. The Bunch O Balloons campaign has been…

There is a persistent and growing need for coding programs for kids — not just in the North Texas area, but everywhere. This week’s Kickstart Monday is about the Tomorrow…

Many of you are probably familiar with local business, Woot. They started out as a “daily deal” online shopping experience, and kind of exploded from there. With an online forum,…

We recently covered the local Kickstarter campaign for the iFind — a super useful device that will help you locate just about any object, using Bluetooth technology. The campaign wasn’t…

This week’s Kickstart Monday isn’t about tech, but it IS a seriously awesome cause. The 50 Little Free Libraries campaign started as a collaboration between Big Thought, bcWORKSHOP, and the Dallas…

The “Mighty Mini” Kickstarter campaign is still underway, and it would be awesome to see this get funded! The Mini is a seriously handy device — both a compact light…

Crowdfunding has obviously been blowing up and different sites are going after all sorts of verticals. The wedding industry is no different. Local startup Matramoney wants to help you have…

Local startup, DropShades, has reaped significant success from its sound reactive shades. The initial goal was set for $15,000 on its Kickstarter campaign earlier this year. Backed by over 1500…

Urban Acres Farmstead opened the doors to its new store front in Oak Cliff over this weekend. It was made possible by a successful Kickstarter campaign surpassing the intended goal…

Statistically, 1 in 4 Americans play in an adult sports league, but are finding it harder and harder to continue to participate. It can be difficult to not only locate…

Technology is a strange and awesome thing that seems to grow every minute. Tasks that people struggled with 10 or five years ago can either be easily accomplished using an app…

We’ve seen it play out over and over. A hardware startup goes down the crowdfunding route, successfully raises money and then misses its first delivery timeline. A few months go…

Dallas-based micro-venture fund, Aristos Ventures, announced their investment in JamKazam late last week. Aristos Ventures invests in highly capital-efficient tech companies in Texas in need of early capital. JamKazam is headquartered in…

Perhaps you’ll remember Sprinkl from the September Dallas New Tech event, when local tech entrepreneur Noel Geren presented the smart automation sprinkler technology. Well, we’re so thrilled to hear that…

MassCatalyst is representing Dallas at TechCrunch Disrupt this week with their new crowdfunding platform. “Unlike traditional crowdfunding platforms, MassCatalyst operates as an auction for investors,” states a company release. “Think…

Driver safety is always an issue, especially with an increase in mobile phone use. The CDC reports that a cringeworthy 31% of U.S. drivers read or send texts or emails…

Today’s Kickstart Monday is all about making your beer brewing experience easier and smarter. The process of brewing beer is time-consuming and requires dedication. Today, brewing your own beer at…

The DFW Startup community has grown considerably since 2008 when there were only a handful of groups, organizations and office-sharing locations. Today, the area is buzzing with activity from Downtown Dallas to…

Gestures, a simplified interface app for mobile cameras, eliminates the use of  buttons and alternatively implements touch screen motions. Previously a photographer, Cofounder Sung Kim set out to change the…

Dallas start-up illuminates the future of Blue-tooth driven lighting technology. With 44 days left to go in its Kickstarter campaign, and over $37,000 raised for its $25,000 goal, Ilumi is…

That’s the title of Mark Welker’s Kickstarter campaign, and it sounds ambitious indeed. The product he calls The Wingman™, was born out of his frustration with trying to use his…

Today, we are profiling local startup Yellowbrick, a mobile search engine for crowdfunding projects.  Today, many of the crowdfunding projects that exist are held captive behind their Kickstarter or IndieGoGo…

Studio 2511, a Dallas-based mobile development company, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring their augmented reality zombie game to market. The game brings zombies into the real world by…

A few weeks ago, we wrote about the Big Design Conference 2012, coming up May 31-June 2 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Addison. It’s approaching faster than you think. For…

iChair is the creation of Vindi Sedey, who saw a market for an advanced stand + case for Apple devices. The iChair design was inspired by the passion that Apple…