Generations past had to worry about keeping up with the Joneses -- getting jobs that paid enough for the fancy imported car, the McMansion, and the 2.2 children to attend the best school possible. Creating the perfect image was stressful,

"My entire vision is to make space more accessible, and so the way we're doing that is through software. We're trying to bring more developers into the industry specifically. We want to get more engineering talent into aerospace because the aerospace

Silicon Valley was the Holy Grail for tech entrepreneurs. With the explosive cost of living, median home prices close to $1 million, and traffic that sees people spend 67 hours a year in their car just getting to and from work, the

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) is a nonprofit dedicated to creating spaces for startups and entrepreneurs in the region. Through monthly, or daily, membership options there are coworking and incubator spaces, mentorship, networking events, and many corporate benefits for those

These are exciting times for Traxo, the Dallas-based travel data aggregator, which today announced it's just signed up the first major supplier for its new Traxo Connect platform in the shape of Germany's Lufthansa, the largest airline in Europe. Traxo is

A conversation about the Dallas tech industry would not be complete without the gaming community. The gaming industry in Dallas is strong and hiring, offering those who have always wanted to work creating the games that others love to play. Gearbox

South by Southwest, one of the most eagerly awaited tech events of the year, kicks off in nearby Austin this weekend, but unlike the previous year's event, startups from the Dallas/Fort Worth area are going to be more noticeable for

Touch Titans is a Dallas-based mobile UX, design and development firm that works with industry leaders from AT&T and CNN to National Geographic and Red Bull. A fun weekend project by Touch Titans was to create a voice- and Arduino-controlled

It is undeniable that the Dallas/Fort Worth start-up scene is anything but hot. Megan Winkler of Culture Map Dallas reviewed the seven most exciting startups in the city, highlighting the wealth of innovation and entrepreneurship that exists across industries. Block Party Suites

Doom and gloom abounds this morning in Fort Worth with the news that Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is set to lay off up to 1,000 employees nationwide as part of a strategic restructuring move it says is necessary to keep the

One of the world's largest mobile coupon platforms, Koupon Media, has just hit a major milestone having delivered more than 500 million mobile offers to its retail partners since it launched less than five years ago. This marks yet another milestone

Statistics can often provide valuable insights into all sorts of emerging trends, but they can sometimes also be misleading, especially when they are measuring a constantly moving target like startup funding. A recent report published by Rice University’s Baker Institute for

Austin's Dark Ages is Dallas/Fort Worth's boon. Richard Bagdonas at Tech Crunch laments Austin, highlighting the reluctance of funds to take risks with seed-stage deals and instead looking to focus on later-stage companies. Bagdonas writes of the fact that Austin

The Dallas/Fort Worth startup community is bursting at the seams and has done a phenomenal job of engaging the right people within the community. One of the biggest decisions that business leaders must make is the recruitment and selection of

Coding schools, or coding boot camps, are a relatively new phenomenon, with programs by DevMountain, The Iron Yard, and Tech Talent South blazing in a field where graduates of such programs are prepared for entry-level tech jobs and, according to

The Addison TreeHouse welcomes Shelley Widom as its new director. A native of Dallas, Widom brings to the TreeHouse a lifelong understanding of the importance of entrepreneurship as the daughter of an entrepreneur. Having a strong background in relationship management and

Dallas-based venture capital firm Hangar Ventures has just made its first big bet, pumping $2 million of capital into a software startup that's fighting to carve out a niche for itself in the ultra-competitive world of real estate tech. The $50

Jonathan Van, cofounder of Dallas-based real estate accelerator Motive, knows a thing or to about entrepreneurship. And so when he decides to throw out a few nuggets of advice for anyone who'd like to follow in his footsteps, its worth

Open Data Day is just around the corner, and dozens of open-source cities all around the world are gearing up for a host of hackathon events aimed at trying to solve real-world problems using freely accessible, local data. Literally thousands

The WERX Center is a community center for entrepreneurs and startups focused on offering workspace resources for tech-related companies. The center partners with the McKinney Economic Development Corp. with the ultimate goal of helping the small business community of McKinney, Texas,

Today is going to be an exciting day in Dallas. Uber and the Dallas Entrepreneur Center are cohosting UberPITCH, the chance for riders to pitch their ideas for a startup to venture capitalists. This event is similar to others that

Accelerators like Y Combinator and Techstars have rapidly emerged as important launchpads for a whole host of young tech startups. Through a combination of connections and coaching, accelerators help guide infant companies through the wobbly stage until they can stand on

If you're looking for evidence of momentum in the Dallas-Fort Worth startup community, all you have to do is follow the money trail to see how rapidly it's gaining pace. “Big D” might still be living in the shadow of startup

Drones are an exciting new technology that have entirely changed how we gather information and data. They are exceptionally useful tools for gaining real-time data, and thanks to companies like DroneData, it is possible to gain useful information through high-tech data analytics and aerial mapping. Dallas

Local eCommerce startup FanPrint is gaining traction with a unique business model that involves selling sponsored, exclusive apparel products to sports fans via social media. FanPrint was founded in 2012 as “FanTree” by its CEO TK Stohlman (after he graduated from

Dallas-based Greyhound is looking into the 21st century with a concerted effort to reach a new audience using technology and innovation. Terry Box writes in The Dallas Morning News about Greyhound's leap from the past into the future. The company, at

If you thought cyborgs were the stuff of science fiction, you'd be wrong. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a cyborg as a “fictional or hypothetical person whose physical abilities are extended beyond normal human limitations by mechanical elements built into the

Having launched all the way back in 1995, the Dallas-based matchmaking website has been around for almost as long as the Internet itself. But, the stigma of online dating back in the day was such a powerful force that

Austin has quite the contempt for Uber, trying its best to better regulate the sharing economy model that taxicabs and the like cannot compete with. Most recently, the Austin City Council voted to force drivers for companies like Uber and

A year ago GeekWire wrote about the expected explosion of the Dallas/Fort Worth tech scene, and the explosion has been extraordinary. Tech Wildcatters, the preeminent accelerator, helped to develop the model now used by hundreds of others groups and is changing the model