Property management app Terra has just landed a high-profile new board member. Brill Garrett, wife of Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, has joined the advisory board of Terra App Technologies Inc., where she’ll assist the company in forming new

Dallas’ creative scene is about to get mobilized with the launch of a new app called “CreateGate” which aims to connect the city’s artistic community with local venues and fans. Launching today, CreateGate can be thought of as a kind of

It's all very well having a great idea, but whatever business you make out of it is unlikely to stand on its own two feet without some kind of financial backing. Unfortunately, the vast majority of entrepreneurs don't have a

Technology has transformed the real estate industry, with online real estate listings and digital documents services helping agents to ramp up sales like never before. But now technology is playing another role in real estate, helping agents to work with

Austin-based venture capital firm LiveOak Venture Partners is getting a healthy new dose of entrepreneurial expertise in the shape of Dr. Ram Velidi, who's joining the firm as its newest Venture Partner. It's a natural fit for both parties considering

Fashion blogging monetization startup RewardStyle has just checked into a new 32,000-square-feet space at The Centrum, an office, residential and retail tower in Oak Lawn. The upgrade is a sure sign if ever there was one that this is one

E-commerce clothing startup Mizzen+Main has just landed a $3 million funding round that it says will be used to grow its cash reserves, with some of it being earmarked for marketing, additional staff hires and new inventory. Mizzen+Main has already hit

A Dallas startup named teleCalm, which provides a novel phone service aimed at protecting Alzheimer's sufferers from the curse of telephone marketers and scammers, has achieved recognition for its efforts. Its been chosen to present its offering at the AARP Health

Dallas' Health Wildcatters, recently ranked by MIT as the leading healthcare-focused accelerator in the Southwest region, is now accepting applicants for its fourth accelerator class. Health Wildcatters said it's accepting applicants from now until June 15 to join its accelerator program,

Dallas is getting ready for its second annual startup week, with this year’s event expected to draw some 6,000 attendees, almost twice as many as last year’s edition. Taking place from April 12-16 in downtown Dallas, we’re looking forward to

Dallas' startup scene is getting bigger by the day, and there are few better measures of success than the number of get-together's taking place in the city, which are increasing with every year. This week, for example, there's an exciting developer

Local mobile access startup OpenKey has just landed another major customer in the shape of The Godfrey Hotel Boston, following the recent release of version 2.0 of its mobile app. OpenKey is quite a rarity among Dallas startups in that it's

Dallas-based gaming studio Playful Corp. might not be a household name just yet, but it's made-for-virtual reality platform game Lucky's Tale is already on the radar after it was chosen to be bundled for free with every single Oculus Rift headset

Jennifer Sanders has just been appointed as the first executive director of the Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA), a smart city initiative that aims to improve the quality of citizens' lives through new technologies. A public-private partnership that's dedicated to the design and execution

Far too many startup founders are guilty of being so focused on landing that first major funding round that they forget they're supposed to be running a business and should be prioritizing revenues above all else. That's just one of

Parents know only too well how difficult it is to get the kids to help out around the house. Kids, and especially teenagers, are notoriously lazy at the best of times, particularly when it comes to doing their share of

Updated 03/29/16 7:19AM: Corrected the location of the fund's founding entrepreneur. There's big money up for grabs in the Dallas/Fort Worth startup scene as a former oil industry investor turns its attention to tech. Deep Space Ventures is a newly founded venture

HackDFW founder Adil Shaikh, who led one of two Dallas-based teams to success in the 2016 SXSW Music Hackathon contest in Austin, TX, last week, sat down with Launch DFW to discuss the event. Shaikh's team, made up of UT Dallas

Few technologies are hotter than Virtual Reality (VR) right now, and this year's South by Southwest Interactive event in Austin saw a number of brands bet on the technology as a major draw. And few were more successful than fast

Tech startups have traditionally focused most of their energies on product development, but the majority of venture capitalists are pushing a new model that includes pre-seed, seed, and bridge rounds. As such, entrepreneurs need to start thinking about market development

If you're involved in the Internet of Things (IoT) space, you'd do well to check out the fantastic resource being built over at, which is based in Dallas. Connect2Me, as the service is officially called, can be thought of as

Enterprise information management provider M-Files has just landed a massive $36 million Series B funding round, led by Partech Ventures, with participation from London-based Draper Esprit and Finnish Industry Investment. For those unfamiliar with M-Files, the Dallas-based startup provides a file

A new story posted on the Project for Public Spaces blog shines the spotlight on the up and coming Near Southside district in Fort Worth, where bustling economic activity and entrepreneurship are driving rapid urban regeneration in the area. Fort Worth

Local developers are set to get a big boost with the initial rollout in Dallas of the world's first Machine to Machine (M2M) network that's exclusive to IoT/M2M connectivity. Once fully operational, San Diego-based Ingenu's “Machine Network” will become the largest

Augmented reality startup AIREAL received a welcome boost at this week's SXSW event in Austin when its latest product was recommended as a top app to try out by none other than the Science Channel. AIREAL's SOLAR app is the latest

Dallas is a hotbed of drone-related startup activity these days, with numerous drone enthusiasts and manufacturers gravitating toward the area to be involved in the community. One such company that's stayed under the radar until recently is PercepTonic, a startup

Pieces Technologies, a Dallas-based healthcare software startup, has just scooped $21.6 million in Series A funding to build out its platform, which was recently adopted by the Children’s Health System of Texas and other healthcare systems. The round was led by

Anyone who's invested in stocks and shares would do well to check out Mometic's new MOMO Stock Discovery app for keeping track of markets on the go. Dallas-based Mometic has managed to stay under the radar so far, despite making some

Silicon Valley is rapidly losing its luster among tech entrepreneurs as the place to be to found a startup. While its still a great center for innovation, the valley's increasingly high cost of living, with median home prices approaching $1