William Cervin presented at Dallas New Tech this month on Tantrum Street, a startup he founded with the goal of becoming the world's first personalized item-level transaction data marketplace. He explained that we are in an era of convergence, with the whole world essentially following each person around and exchanging information about him...

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 Budgit, and also wrote the...

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 Nextech Invest Ltd., and now...

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 group is moderated by Aimee...

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 announced the acquisition of Bitmaker, Canada's leading...

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 that's less traditional and more...

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 Iuzeit is all about. Yogesh explained...

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 explaining the task that marketing...

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 is based on. "Did you know...

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 learn Linux, Azure & AWS,...

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 based in Caddo Mills, Texas...

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 and what they do. "We believe...

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 traveling to meet with potential...

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 travelers of the hassle of buying...

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 officially launched yet. StackPath chair and CEO...

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 that are used by UNT...

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 started out with a list...

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 that entrepreneurs often get into...

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 Ignite DFW on the critical importance...

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 for entrepreneurship. Tiffany quoted a study...

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 people will pay good money to...

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 of us that every one...

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 very active in the startup community....

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 in 2008. The current value...

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 by actor Josh Duhamel, to raise awareness...

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 year's Dallas Startup Week in...