Rachel Winstead

Rachel is a freelance writer and works at Soap Hope in downtown Dallas. She hates the term “disrupt,” tweets about startups, and appreciates a well-crafted hashtag.

Silicone Arts Labs Closes $1.5 Million Series A Round

Silicone Arts Laboratories, a medical product company and alum of the Health Wildcatters accelerator ...

Celebrate Creativity: Bringing Together Dallas Creators, of All Types

Calling all innovators! Whether you’re an artist, developer, scientist or entrepreneur, if you think ...

Kickstart Monday: Sharitabl, a social network for good

With the amount of time that we spend on social networks, wouldn’t it be ...

SMU: a hub for social innovation in Dallas

On Tuesday, April 7, SMU will host the 4th annual Social Innovation Forum. The forum ...

Super-fast delivery from Amazon Prime Now available in Dallas

As if you needed ANOTHER reason to rave about Dallas. Amazon.com, Inc. announced today ...

The stats are in: Teams with more women are just smarter, y’all.

One of the most trying — yet important — parts of growing a company is forming ...

Tech + architecture in one fun hackathon, this coming May

The AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) Hackathon is coming to Dallas this May! Originating in ...

DART unveils super slick streetcars for downtown service

Apologies in advance for the alliteration in the title of this article, but I ...

Dallas remains highest-performing metro area in small business jobs

The Paychex|IHS Small Business Jobs Index grew 0.19 percent last month to 100.84. “Advancing for ...

More tech jobs here in Dallas, thanks to Genesis10

Genesis10, a national IT services firm with dozens of offices across North America, is establishing its ...

HedgeChatter announces its next web platform for finding stock opportunities

HedgeChatter, Tech Wildcatters alum and local fintech startup, announced yesterday the launch of their ...

Top 15 Technology Jobs for 2015

The numbers are in! Mondo, a tech and digital marketing resourcing provider, just released ...

Health Wildcatters Alum, Orb Health, Announces $650K in Funding

North Texas startup Orb Health announced today that the company completed a $650,000 round ...

Startup Hustle: Molly Cain

If you’re in the Alto 211 building downtown, you might be lucky enough to ...

Kickstart Monday: eDebut, movie streaming for new film releases

The film industry is a billion dollar behemoth, and for independent filmmakers, the costs ...

Caviar: Now Delivering in Dallas!

Today, Caviar begins delivery to customers in Dallas. Now we can order breakfast, lunch, ...

Vonlane announces Executive-Class service from Dallas to Houston

That 250 miles between here and Houston just got a little more fancy. Vonlane ...

Meet LAUNCH Executive Director, Lauren Zeien

Lauren Zeien came to Dallas in January 2014 with a handful of contacts and ...

April Dallas New Tech: Announcing Our Presenters!

We had a great turnout and presentations for March’s Dallas New Tech event last ...

Dallas Drops the Mic at SXSW

ATTENTION ALL PARTY PEOPLE! If you’re headed to SXSW next week, we’re excited to announce ...

Tech Wildcatters Announces its Class of 2015!

  After weeks of teasers and hints, Tech Wildcatters finally announced its newest class today. Companies ...

Kickstart Monday: KidStarter, creating a brighter future through STEM-based learning

DFW Excellerator, the “first cross-border incubator and accelerator in North Texas that supports programs from ...

DriverUp Launches Online Auto Financing Marketplace for Investors

DriverUp is the first online marketplace for automotive financing, and their launch was announced ...

Investors and Startup Enthusiasts Celebrate the Dallas Startup Community at Collide Village Pitch Day

Despite the less-than-enjoyable weather this week, dozens of investors, entrepreneurs, and startup enthusiasts met ...

Lantern Pharma, a Health Wildcatters alum, secures funding with GPG

Lantern Pharma, Inc. announced today that their pharmaceutical company has secured an investment of ...

City Fair at Dallas Startup Week

Next week is Dallas Startup Week, and the schedule is just FULL of awesome ...

Health Wildcatters announces early applications opening this Friday!

Health Wildcatters announced yesterday that early applications for their 2015 class will open THIS ...

Dallas startup, Gurrate, to launch at SXSW

At our Holiday Dallas New Tech, we had the pleasure of seeing Tiffany Ricks ...

Collide Village: Evidence Based Acceleration

After 4 months of intense work, the Collide Village Accelerator Program (CVAP) will culminate in its ...

VentureSpur Rebrands as REVTECH

The venture accelerator and seed fund formerly known as VentureSpur announced its rebrand to ...

Kickstart Monday: SUMMARY

With so many options for consuming entertainment, information, and resources, it can be hard ...

DAN Fund invests $50,000 in Dallas-based startup, Need

Venture capital firm, DAN Fund, LLC, announced a $50,000 investment in Need, the Dallas-based ...

Our February Startup Happy Hours!

Now that 2015 is officially official and underway, we’re getting ready for more events ...

Aristos Ventures invests in Austin-based startup, JamKazam

Dallas-based micro-venture fund, Aristos Ventures, announced their investment in JamKazam late last week. Aristos ...

Two Possible Dallas Locations Selected for High Speed Rail

The Texas Central High-Speed Railway (TCR) announced two candidate sites for its high speed ...

Postmates Launches in Dallas!

Postmates, a “revolutionary urban logistics & on-demand delivery platform,” just launched in Dallas this ...

Our March Dallas New Tech Presenters!

Hopefully you made it out to Dallas New Tech earlier this week — we ...

Kids in Touch — Training Wheels for Texting

Kids in Touch, a “training wheels for texting” app, announced their launch in the ...

The City of Dallas Partners with ParkMe to Make Downtown Parking Easier

If you hadn’t heard, LAUNCH DFW’s headquarters are now downtown, on the corner of ...

Dallas Startup, YourSportscast, to Launch During Super Bowl Sunday

If you’re a sports fan, you might want to pay attention to Dallas-based tech ...

Mark Cuban to Judge at Hack DFW Event this Spring

Hack DFW is Dallas’ first ever major student hackathon, and will be hosted at ...

Startup Hustle: Matt Alexander

Writing about Matt Alexander is, I’ll admit, a little intimidating. He’s a solid writer himself, ...

Expedia acquires Southlake-based Travelocity for $280 Million

Expedia, Inc. and Sabre Corporation announced the acquisition of Southlake-based Travelocity from Sabre Corporation ...

Applications for the DEC Ambassador Program are open!

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center was founded in 2013, and since then they’ve been creating ...

Tech Wildcatters announces Corporate Innovation Network, the first of its kind

Tech Wildcatters announced the first 10 members of its new Corporate Innovation Network today ...

Announcing our LAUNCH DFW Membership Program!

2015 is going to be chock full of fantastic programs and perks for our ...

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop: Possible Testing in Texas

Elon Musk tweeted yesterday that he’s looking to build out test tracks for his ...

Tech meets art in downtown Dallas

We’re sure you’ve noticed it, or at least heard: downtown Dallas has seen a ...

Wear It Well: The Market for Wearable Devices is Blowing Up

Now that we’ve all decided on what our New Year’s resolutions are going to ...

Cheers! Startup Happy Hours this month with LAUNCH DFW

If you missed last week’s Startup Happy Hour at Common Desk, we’re sorry. If ...

Social media usage in 2014, and why that’s important today

Last week, Pew Research posted the findings from their social media platform survey that ...

Latin American businesses expand to TECH Fort Worth

Five health services entrepreneurs will be selected from four countries — Chile, Colombia, Mexico and ...

LAUNCH DFW Interview with Disrupt Radio

In case you missed it, LAUNCH DFW founder, Bradley Joyce, had the chance to ...

The FAB Now Conference and Fort Worth’s Tech Revolution

The FAB Now Conference is coming to Fort Worth this month! The FAB Now ...

Free Wifi for Downtown Denton

Downtown Denton will have free wifi access in 2015! “Currently, the area East of ...

Next Week with LAUNCH DFW

We hope you’ve had time to recuperate from 2014 — get ready to start ...

LAUNCH DFW 2014: A Year in Review

2014 was a banner year for North Texas startups. If you weren’t able to attend ...

Applications for Tech Wildcatters Class of 2015 are open!

In 2012, Forbes named the Tech Wildcatters program one of the 10 hottest startup incubators, ...

Kickstart Monday: Custom Apps Made Easy with Appr

Earlier this year, Flurry Analytics released a report on mobile app usage since 2013, noting that, ...

The Latest Updates from our LAUNCH DFW Switchboard

Did you know that LAUNCH DFW has a Switchboard community? Yep, we sure do. ...

HackDFW: Dallas’ first major student hackathon

Next year, the city of Dallas will have its first major student-organized hackathon. Over ...

Aristos Ventures Invests in Tech Wildcatters Alum, Nimbix

Aristos Ventures’ invested an undisclosed amount in a Series B round of funding for ...

Health Wildcatters Alumni InRFood wins at Rice Alliance

Health Wildcatters Alum, INRFOOD, was named one of the 10 Rice Alliance for Technology ...

Third Annual WELD Show This Thursday!

Dallas coworking and studio space, WELD, is pleased to announce The WELD Show, this Thursday, ...