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Ruben Izmailyan presented at Dallas New Tech this month on Budgit. Budgit is a new personal finance service that helps user organize their finances and savings better, by getting information directly from the bank instead of from the internet. Ruben is the founder of

Peloton, a Dallas-based biotechnology company in its clinical stage that focuses on small molecule cancer therapies, completed a $52.4 million series D round of financing in September of this year. Previous investors include Remeditex LLC, The Column Group, Tichenor Ventures LLC, Topspin Fund LP and

Every Tuesday morning at 8 AM, the Coffee House Café in Dallas is filled with conversation as the BigD Open Coffee Club North meets to discuss current headlines and talk about new ideas for entrepreneurs seeking to improve their businesses. The

Addison-based Brainspace received high marks this year when their technology was used by SolarCity's legal team as a crucial part of an internal investigation. SolarCity, a leading solar energy provider based in San Mateo, California, needed to verify an employee claim

General Assembly, a global educational institution, announced last week that they plan to grow the number of their physical campuses by over 60% this year. This will increase their campus count from 15 to 25, and one of which is in Dallas. They also

The University of North Texas New College at Frisco is hosting an event next week called "Infopresence Unleashed," featuring Oblong Industries and Mezzanine. Mezzanine is Oblong's groundbreaking immersive collaboration solution. The New College recently installed Mezzanine in order to create a classroom environment

Yogesh Patel is the founder and CEO of Iuzeit (i-use-it), a Dallas-based startup. Iuzeit is focused on making product information streamlined, and readily available for consumers to make informed decisions. He spoke last week at Dallas New Tech and explained what

Michael Pratt, the CEO and co-founder of Panamplify, spoke last week at Dallas New Tech. He spoke about the company's purpose and current growth. Panamplify is a Dallas startup that eliminates the grunt work involved in creating marketing reports. Michael started by

David Burrows is the founder and CEO of Laundri, an app-based on-demand laundry cleaning, dry-cleaning and shoe-shining service. He spoke last week at Dallas New Tech on the one-year launch anniversary of the company, explaining how they got started and what their business model

Heath Barnett is the founder and CEO of Partake Golf, a Dallas-based startup.  Partake Golf is a consumer-based application that allows golfers to order food, beverage, and retail offerings from the clubhouse on demand, and have it delivered to them on the golf course. Heath

Linux Academy is Fort Worth based online training academy, teaching cloud and engineering technical skills to companies worldwide. Engineers from companies like AWS, Rackspace, Media Temple, and MailChimp receive training from Linux Academy's full-featured training library of long and in-depth courses. Whether you're wanting to

EXOS Aerospace announced last month that they are committing to education. The company is working with partners to create school programs for grades K-12. These programs are using suborbital flight as part of a Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM) curriculum. EXOS is

Michael Walsh is the CEO and founder of Cariloop, a Dallas startup that helps families walk through the many complex decisions and tasks associated with caring for an elderly loved one. He spoke last week at Dallas New Tech explaining Cariloop's vision

Paul Roncal is the Marketing Manager for XClaim Mobile, a Dallas startup that focuses on helping large companies extend the life of their digital ads by 25 times. Paul spoke last week at Dallas New Tech. He was standing in for Founder and CEO Brian Maupin, who was

Kubos is a startup in Denton, Texas that has developed an open source space flight software platform. They are currently working on uKub - a small device that will be fitted within the nose of a rocket in order to perform in-depth testing

Eric David at Dallas Innovates reported on QuakeCon this week. Thousands of gamers will flock to the Hilton Anatole in Dallas for the huge fan expo and gamer party that has been held annually since 1996. Local game studio id Software was the original organizer of the

Selery Fulfillment recently became the first company to reach level 4 in the Tech Wildcatters Gauntlet, Robert Brevelle announced last month on Twitter. Robert is the Managing Director and COO at Tech Wildcatters, which is a nationally ranked accelerator founded in

Andrew Sanderson is the new Director of Business Development for designVR, which has been operational since 2015, but will soon launch a more design driven platform and take on the challenges of the VR future. Based Irving, Texas, they will focus on bringing

A post on social media last week mentioned that 900lbs of Creative has partnered up with the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau to work on a virtual reality campaign for the city. Few details have been released about what this new

GoForth& is a recent startup luggage rental company located right here in Dallas, Texas. Michael Coleman founded the company after a coworker commented on the difficulty of storing the seven suitcases she owned to visit her family in India every year. GoForth& rids

Stackpath, a Dallas based security-as-a-service startup, announced this week that it is emerging from stealth. It has $180 million in funding, along with 4 company acquisitions. These acquisitions bring over 30,000 customers with them- not bad for a service that hasn't

Kubos, a startup in Denton, Texas developed an open source space flight software platform. They have become the first external customer of the University of North Texas Nanofabrication Cleanroom. The UNT clean-room has been operational since late 2014 and offers a variety tools

Earlina Green is a business consultant  for Netchex, recipient of the eWomen Network Emerging Leader of the Year Award and the Sports Launch Thirty Under 30 Award. She spoke this week at Ignite DFW on the topic of bravery. She

Catherine Cuellar is one of 5 Dallas women who could be president, according to the Dallas Observer. She is a multimedia storyteller, a judge at the State Fair of Texas, and this week she spoke at Ignite DFW about how her personal experiences

Cheri Garcia, inventor of the Luminous Envy tanning bed, and PR worker for Mark Cuban companies, talked at Ignite DFW this week about Cornbread Hustle, a staffing agency she founded to help convicted felons and former drug addicts find jobs. Cheri explained

Emily Tate is the Product Manager for Tripcase, a trip management app. She is a veteran of the travel industry, starting out managing software solutions for airlines, before taking her experience to the traveler's side of things. She spoke this week at

Tiffany Sunday is a Futurist, Strategist, Entrepreneur, the founder of Dillon 5, and the author of two books. (Soon to be three at the end of this year). She spoke this week at Ignite DFW about how individuals with dyslexia are hardwired

Joseph Brewster, the CEO of a DFW design company as well as his own photography company, often speaks and mentors on the topics of productivity and life management. At Ignite DFW this week he asked the question: Why do we scare ourselves? He explained that sane, rational

The Dallas Business Journal reports that Gamestop has seen a significant boost in their accessory sales since the release of the augmented reality mobile game Pokémon Go, on July 6th of this year. The company plans to keep the Pokémon success going with

Denali Boards is a local startup founded by Eric Harter and Joe Szeremet in Frisco, Texas.  Together they make hand crafted wood cutting boards. No two boards are alike, due to being made from unstained end cut wood. "Joe and I both feel deep inside

Ameeth Sankaran, partner at 2M Companies, the family office of Morton H. Meyerson (a Dallas billionaire), recently wrote an article about family office investing and its benefit to entrepreneurs. Sankaran sits on the Board for 8 companies, has worked as a consultant for many more, and is

Local startup BTC Vending implemented four new Bitcoin ATMs (BTMs) in Dallas this past month, in order to make accessing the bitcoin ecosystem easier for both new and experienced users. Bitcoin, the most widely used cryptocurrency, has exploded in popularity since its inception

Addison News recently announced a partnership between Southwest Airlines Co. and The Addison Treehouse, a local startup co-working space that provides entrepreneurs with education and mentorship opportunities to support their business efforts. The two companies are hosting a competition they call

May was Military Appreciation Month, and on May 21st of this year GMC launched a virtual reality video that allowed viewers to immerse themselves in a skydive experience, alongside veterans Staff Sgt. Stephen Valyou and Cpl. Todd Love. The video was part of GMC's #enlistme campaign, introduced

Dallas local, Mason Pelt, spoke last month in VentureBeat about the important difference between user interface (UI) and user experience (UX). He offered some great tips on achieving a good UX, which is something that received a lot of attention at this