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 people, DropShades successfully closed its campaign with over $78,000. These party shades will entertain all as they...

CoFoundersLab, an entrepreneurial matchmaking site recently launched a mobile app to enhance meet-up interaction. The CoFoundersLab platform utilizes a variety of algorithms to match your startup needs with local entrepreneurs who possess complementary skills. With a messaging feature and social profiles, connecting with potential matches prior...

Launched on Black Friday, social shopping site Ravesy is finding its niche in the virtual marketplace. Born from founder and local entrepreneur Michael Bielinski, Ravesy takes a new approach to finding trending items for you. Bielinski's other company, ToggleShift, powers Ravesy and provides analytics and feedback to...

Kicking off this evening, 3 startups will present a business problem to a selected panel and discuss solutions at the House of Genius hosted by The Grove. House of Genius is a once-monthly entrepreneurial gathering designed to provide startups with anonymous feedback by skipping formal introductions. The...

Tech Wildcatters will host a free Christmas party next Thursday, December 19 from 6 to 9 pm at the Tech Church. Special guest speaker Fadi Bishara will lead the Wildcatter signature fireside chat as he shares his experiences of being an entrepreneur abroad. Holiday sweaters are highly...

Passbee aims to simplify digital interaction between merchants and customers. Through its API, Passbee Media has created a platform for business owners to create digital coupons or passes for their customers in a four step process. These passes can be limited by a range of factors for...

Dallas New Tech was a huge success Tuesday night as 6 startups presented to an awesome crowd. Among the presenters was YoBelly, a recently launched app designed to answer the infamous question, "where should we eat?" By answering a few questions in an initial survey after signing...

When this year wraps up and the Christmas decorations come down, Denton Public Library will host Startup Weekend beginning January 24, which you won't want to miss. Fifty-four hours of collaboration, coaching, coding, feedback, and caffeine all in the name of supporting the global entrepreneurial community. Headquartered...

The University of North Texas will present awards to its students who demonstrate an exceptional drive in pursuing their natural innovative inclinations. The Inspiration Awards are intended for all students in any field to come up with an original idea that benefits the community. This includes...

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 of $30,000. "Bringing the Farm to Dallas," Urban Acres offers a collection of locally and sustainably...

One Million Cups, a nationwide entrepreneurial gathering will kick off in Dallas and Fort Worth tomorrow during the celebrations of Global Entrepreneurship Week. The program was created to engage entrepreneurial communities across the world. Dallas and Fort Worth will make up the 22nd and 23rd locations for...

Launching next Monday, Uber will introduce its more affordable ride sharing option called Uber X. Convenient, considering Lyft just launched not too long ago. As a launch bonus, Uber partnered up with over 40 different establishments around Dallas to provide discounts on goods when you ride with...

Launched yesterday, Traxo for Business is jet set to ease travel planning for customers. Traxo, an aggregated travel platform, promises to be your "digital travel wallet" by organizing your info from hundreds of travel sites. For the modern travel site, it is the solution to filling...

Start up accelerator program, Tech Wildcatters, has just announced applications are open for acceptance to the 2014 class. The 12 week program will begin late February and run through May. Applications will close January 14 of next year. Participants selected for this program will receive $25,000 in...

In the abundant world of Dallas, shopping for anyone can be rather daunting: particularly for the man that doesn't like to shop. Enter an answer called NEED. Officially launched today, Need is an online platform that provides a seasonal collection of men's lifestyle necessities, as well as...

Entrepreneurial matchmaking service will host meet up Thursday evening, November 14. CofoundersLab was a hit last time at the DEC. Entrepreneurs in all walks of business gathered to collaborate on ideas, joined, or were joined on many different projects. Overall it was a great networking and...

As seen on Shark Tank, Kisstixx made great television as Mark Cuban chimed in to invest 200 thousand dollars to help mass distribute the product. Advertised as a sensory lip balm experience for kissing partners, Kisstixx has shown up on the Haul Studios Network today. Haul is a...

Hosted by the Dallas Regional Chamber, the Annual State of Technology Luncheon encourages the community to get involved in the discussion of the tech industry. This year marks number 13 hosted at the Marriot City Center in downtown Dallas. Each year, a speaker is selected to showcase...

The community is invited to a Geek Meet happy hour this Thursday evening at the Social House from 6 to 9. Geek Meet is an organization built to encourage networking within the tech community. The event will be sponsored by Premier Business Centers to celebrate the opening of their...

Tech Wildcatters' Scribe Sense is saving grading time for teachers and broadening the possibilities for automatically graded test questions. Director Paul Abumov, once a teacher's assistant, decided to make a change in grading technology after hours of work grading tests himself. His idea, selected by the...

The accelerated learning program for web development, Maker Square, will open its doors in Dallas next February. Topics covered throughout the curriculum include HTML & CSS, responsive design, and Javascript, with a heavy focus on project-based learning. The course is intended for students of all beginning...

TiE, a global non-profit organization devoted to educating next generation entrepreneurs, will host its annual conference for its Southwest division at the Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas on October 26th. The Southwest division consists of TiE members from Dallas, Austin, and Houston that will come together...

The Grove, Dallas's newest coworking space, partners up with Klyde Warren Park to debut a once a month open coworking day. Klyde Warren Park will celebrate its 1 year anniversary October 24th through the 26th. The 3-day event will host a variety of activities, including Cowork it Out, The Grove's...

Available in app stores as of this week, Dallas startup Bitzy fills a social media niche. With the growing immediacy of social media culture, Bitzy offers time sensitive sharing. You decide how long your post stays in your friends' live feeds. Following a post's expiration, the original...

TeXchange, an entrepreneurial community organization with chapters around Texas, will hold its 3rd Annual DFW Member Showcase at the University of Texas at Dallas campus, Oct. 24th. The showcase will exhibit a variety of local entrepreneurs and their journeys through start-up life. Currently, there are still...

The near field communications intensive training camp returns to Dallas for the weekend of October 23rd- 24th at the University of Texas: Dallas campus. Launch DFW is happy to extend a 40 percent discount on registration by entering the promo code: LaunchDFW. Registration can be found...

It's been one year since the Deep Ellum coworking space opened its doors. Since then, they have already reached capacity and knocked down walls to expand their space for creatives, developers, and entrepreneurs alike. To celebrate their first birthday and growing success, Common Desk invites you...

Health Wildcatters will host a free open coworking date tomorrow. The startup community is invited to casually work, collaborate, and make connections from 10 am to 5 pm this Friday. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Tech Wildcatters Program Director, Stewart Youngblood will also hold open office...

Inaugural Health Wildcatters class prepares for graduation and beyond. Halfway through the 12 week course, a date is set for the first graduating class of Health Wildcatters. November 20, the Wildcatters will pitch their ideas to a crowd of investors, mentors, and fellow entrepreneurs at the...

Dallas Entrepreneur Center welcomes Sam Wyly as the first contributor to their Entrepreneur Legends Sponsorship. Created with the intention to recognize the long-running spirit of entrepreneurism in Dallas, the Entrepreneur Legends Sponsorship will further subsidize the DEC's legacy. "The Entrepreneur Legends sponsorship is a program we launched...

Dallas Fort Work offers low-cost coworking space. Located just north of 635, Dallas Fort Work offers 3 tiers of all-inclusive memberships starting at $61 per month as well as an $11 day pass. At 2500 square feet, there are 3 private offices, a “hacking space”, and...

Locally based suggestion platform puts a new spin on online customer review. With the growing popularity of online customer review platforms such as Yelp, TellUsQuickly.com provides a new private system directly in-boxing suggestions to business owners. Individual customer experiences can be addressed through a five-question survey accessed...

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 nearing a launch date. Continuing on a journey born from Alcatel-Lucent's Gravity Centre, Ilumi has won...

As the city continues its investigation into the legalities of ride-sharing mobile apps such as Uber, a new concept of this market is currently advertising to hire drivers in Dallas. Riders of any Lyft can expect to be greeted by a pink mustache on the front...

[ilink url="http://www.cofounderslab.com/"]CoFoundersLab[/ilink], an entrepreneurial matchmaking platform based out of Maryland, is making its way through Dallas this August. Supported through the Co-founders website, entrepreneurs have the opportunity to set up a profile indicating their business needs in order to formulate a founding team to get their...

Uber summons up an elite of ice cream trucks as a global promotional stunt. Uber, a multinational transportation service and mobile app will provide a unique feature for a one day only promotion. Tomorrow, Friday July 19, users can request an ice cream truck to their...

Please join us tomorrow, July 2nd, for drinks and networking at 2556 Elm Street at the corner of Good-Latimer and Elm in Deep Ellum. From 5 to 8 pm, enjoy the company of fellow entrepreneurs, local start up owners and developers, and many others all...

Local technology network merges with global platform. Digital DUMBO, a growing organization based out of Brooklyn promoting networking in technology communities, has expanded its reach to five different cities across the world since its start up. From Brooklyn to Boston, London, and Valencia, July marks...

Seed accelerator program for health industry prepares for the inaugural fall season. Stemming from the success of Tech Wildcatters, expectations are high for the initial Health Wildcatters class to graduate this November. Twelve to fifteen different health-related start ups will receive up to $35,000 in seed investments...