Lauren spent a year in Chicago's 1871 technology incubator after years climbing the jungle gym of hospitality groups. Lauren's fast paced thinking and lifestyle lead the quick-witted marketer to fulfill the need and turn her attention to propel companies to success - thus creating The Strategy Artists. When not kicking booty with her company you can find her socializing with new people, jogging Katy Trail, cheering her favorite football teams and enjoying all the city has to offer.

A huge thank you to all those who came out Tuesday night for Dallas New Tech. We are so grateful to our supporters and sponsors. And now

Nothing rings in the beginning of summer like a BBQ. Oh and 100 degree Texas heat—but our friends at MiniBar can help with that! We are thrilled to announce the folks at Common Desk and the team behind Launch DFW are

LAUNCHDFW is proud to partner with The DEC, Tech Wildcatters, and Startup Grind to produce a day of education & celebration on women's entrepreneurship May 28th. Whether you're an aspiring or established entrepreneurs, a mompreneur, or a socialpreneur, this program is setup for

Payments and payment processing aren't exactly cool conversation topics. And when you buy tickets or items online, you probably don't wonder about the inner-workings of how that credit card goes from your hands to the merchant. However, effectively managing payment processing

As part of the upcoming Dallas Startup Weekend Women's Edition, we're reaching out to the entrepreneurs and supporters of the Dallas startup community with a special request.  Starting Monday at noon through this Wednesday at 5pm, we would like to invite

The results are in! These 14 teams will get the opportunity to showcase their apps, products and more at Tech Cocktail's Dallas Showcase on April 23rd at The DEC. Make sure you vote for your favorite startup & attend to explore

We can't thank our community enough for their attendance and participation in April's Dallas New Tech, our monthly showcase event. Our next Dallas New Tech event is May 5th at Trinity Groves — you can get your tickets by clicking here.  Now,

Glass-Media, one of our fast growing hometown companies, was selected to showcase their unique technology at this year's Collision Conference in Las Vegas May 5-6. Glass was selected out of hundreds of applications for the coveted startup alley. The conference

Realtors pay attention to this one! HipPocket, the private social network for licensed realtors launches next month. That's right, no more scouting the web, calling and texting everyone you know, standing in Starbucks just hoping someone wants to buy a house. With

Last year over 1,100 Dallas IT professionals attended Dallas’ InnoTech IT & tech conference. On Thursday, April 16, InnoTech is offering six startups a spot on startup alley for an opportunity to pitch Dallas’ tech buyers for only $100. Cost

So in the spirit of a new month, Spring and all that we decided to set some new ground rules for how this rodeo will go down. Take note. Sponsorships:  All potential sponsors must go through an intense bootcamp style training session

Attention startups and amazing idea people of Dallas - Tech Cocktail Startup Showcase is rolling into town April 23rd at The DEC. The showcase is a presentation of Dallas Startups, note not a pitch event, but rather a collection of

My first interaction with this lovely lady involved an Oprah GIF, Beyonce lyrics and lots of LOL’s. So naturally I was drunk in love. As you’ve heard by now (or you’ve been living under a rock) our current Editor/Marketing Director/Shortest member

Real estate has forever been a huge part of Dallas (and Texas) culture. But these days, development is shifting towards startup and technology ecosystems. From multiple coworking spaces to buildings like 211 North Ervay – which house Fork Work, LAUNCH DFW,

Tinder, Zoosk, Match, OkCupid. We all know about the elusive world that is mobile/online dating. It can be a painful, embarrassing and time-wasting experience. But in these mobile friendly, very busy times it’s hard to date otherwise. Enter Courtem. They're "bringing

When you board a flight from San Diego to Palm Beach, generally you think of white sandy beaches and umbrella drinks – not inventing a company. Unless you’re Daniel Black, who did just that. The night before this particular cross-country flight, Black

To the people who read LAUNCH DFW (yeah, you!): Diversity in startups is a topic often whispered about but never really talked about. So I decided it was time to SCREAM about it. We're starting a new series. On the last Friday of

Talk about a happy ending! Blownaway, Dallas’s premier on-demand beauty app, secured a six-figure investment from the Angels of Texas after presenting at September’s Dallas New Tech event at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC). Since conception, Blownaway’s been downloaded over 1600 times

We build a community, a network, and a village voice where we live and work. When you leave that comfort zone, you are automatically forced to find a new triple threat. In the startup world that can entail not just climbing