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When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launched Amazon back in 1994, he packaged orders from his garage and delivered the orders to the post office himself. "I knew the UPS guy so well that he would let me in five minutes after

In Focus Brands announced a merger with Dallas-based firm BM5 Consulting and L Martin Management, hoping to expand resources for startups to the Dallas area. "I've seen hundreds of companies approach business development with poor and outdated strategies, causing stagnant growth

Launch DFW has officially settled at our new headquarters at Industrious Dallas, and are excited to introduce you to some of the innovative entrepreneurs that share our space. Each month, we will be featuring some of our neighbors, and this

Dawn Shannon and Tamara Payne's journey together began years ago at a women's group that Payne ran, which then progressed into a professional relationship with Shannon providing professional coaching and Payne performing marketing tasks. Now the duo has teamed up together

Earlier this month, Dallas-based FastVisa pitched in front of a crowd of nearly a thousand people for the 10th annual 2018 SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event. "I was like don't screw up," said FastVisa co-founder Paul Kang. "All the other companies that

In recent months, blockchain and cryptocurrency have gone from technical talk to common terms among businesses and innovators. Community influencers like Sunday Ogwu-Chinuwa and Gerald Reihsen hope to start conversation on the future of these topics to Dallas. A few weeks

Launch DFW has officially settled at our new headquarters at Industrious Dallas, and are excited to introduce you to some of the innovative entrepreneurs that share our space. Each month, we will be featuring some of our neighbors, and this

With private companies starting to take clients into space and continual talk of reaching Mars, we are entering a new age of space exploration. The Back to Space movement is positioning themselves to be on the forefront. Over 300 students and

It’s Monday, and you’re back to the grind (yes probably both with coffee and work). Check out this week’s hot stories and local events guaranteed to keep you plugged in.   The Latest Reads to Launch your Week Looking to attend #DSW18? Check

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

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,

In the world of startups, who you know is everything. The team here at Launch understands this so an important part of our mission is introducing you to some of the leaders in our global innovation community. We love the

McKinney-based ShearShare has secured a coveted spot (along with 11 other startups) to pitch at the sixth annual Google Demo Day on March 28. Google for Entrepreneurs is sponsoring this event at their San Francisco office, inviting startups from North and

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 new

Last summer, we launched #LaunchCEO (pun intended), a new event segment designed to shine a light on North Texas CEO's taking bold ideas and creative innovation to the next level at our monthly Dallas New Tech events. For our March #BigDNT event, we invited

It’s Monday, and you’re back to the grind (yes probably both with coffee and work). Take a step back from this week’s to-do list to launch some personal development into your week. Check out this week’s list of local events

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,

Working in a startup, you face many unconventional hours and unpredictable schedules, and its easy for fitness to fall by the wayside. NERDbody CEO and Founder Scott Ericsson shares his tips to keep you active even with the busiest of schedules. GET PHYSICAL When

Texas-based Hypergiant has officially launched this morning with plans to provide a new industry model for machine intelligence and a commitment to providing business outcomes through technology. Leveraging platform products and services to create powerful technology solutions and smarter, more efficient

Wednesday, VMware announced its acquisition of Seattle-based CloudCoreo, a portfolio company of Dallas-based venture capitalist Aristos Ventures, just 20 months after CloudCoreo's launch. "VMware [is] integrating CloudCoreo and bringing our team on board in order to continue our vision, expand our charter,

Steve Case, co-founder of AOL Time Warner and now CEO of Revolution, announced on Wednesday morning that Dallas will kick off the Rise of the Rest 7.0 Tour on May 7. As in years past, this tour will consist of Case leading a

It's Monday, and you're back to the grind (yes probably both with coffee and work). Take a step back from this week's to-do list to launch some personal development into your week. Check out this week's list of tech events

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,

Starting a business is exciting, but often comes with many risks and uncertainties. For most entrepreneurs, having a trusted resource to go to when problems arise can often be the very element needed to achieve game changing success. Launch DFW is

Last summer, we launched #LaunchCEO (pun intended), a new event segment designed to shine a light on North Texas CEOs taking bold ideas and creative innovation to the next level at our monthly Dallas New Tech events. For the first #BigDNT

To kick off 2018 in a big way, Launch DFW is excited to announce that our offices have moved to a new destination - Industrious Dallas.  Our team has officially settled in to our Arts District office space and are

GoodWork Co-Founder Amy King first learned of co-working spaces nearly a decade ago when she lived in Washington D.C. "I had this choir of angels moment - like a big light bulb moment - that this is my calling," said King.

Are you launching a product or service during the first quarter of 2018? Apply now for the annual SXSW Release It pitch competition. Applications close Jan. 19 at 11:59 p.m. PST. The competition will take place on March 9, the opening