Born out of the original Dallas Startup Weekend, 1FTP (@1FTPapp) is ramping up for its official debut later this quarter. The development team, led by Brian Scates (@brianscates), set out to "change the way you use FTP." We spoke to Brian recently to

Opentext announced this morning it has acquired Dallas-based Global 360 for $260 million. The move continues Opentext's expansion into the business process management market, which included Metastorm earlier this year. According to the press release, Global 360 is known for its case management solutions, its document-centric

In just eight short months we'll all be happily wedging ourselves into tiny conference rooms in Austin, TX - once again- for SXSWi (March 9-13, 2012)! Whether you will be in the audience, or leading the audience depends on you submitting

Startup America Partnership CEO, Scott Case, will be providing an update on the organization's current and upcoming activities at 3:30 pm., the winning startup from Dallas Startup Weekend 4, allows users to automatically schedule content updates across multiple social networks. Below is our interview with one of its co-founders (and founder/publisher) Bradley Joyce. So, what's the general idea behind The general

After 54 long hours, thousands of lines of code, and an endless amount of fast food and energy drinks, the winner of the fourth Dallas Startup Weekend was revealed yesterday at Tech Wildcatters., which allows users to automatically schedule

Judging for the fourth Dallas Startup Weekend begins in just two hours! Here are all the details. Panel of judges: Neal Rapoport: Seasoned entrepreneur. Founded Dealtaker and is part owner in two consulting businesses. Currently an angel investor, a Tech Wildcatters mentor

Just received the updated list of teams that will battle it out tonight at the fourth Dallas Startup Weekend finale. The judging event begins at 5 pm at Tech Wildcatters. The event is open to the public, but expect standing

The fourth Dallas Startup Weekend is underway at Tech Wildcatters. More than 40 participants pitched their best idea Friday evening to an over-flowing conference room. The top vote getters (listed below) formed their teams late last night and began coding

Dallas-based luxury mens' brand, J. Hilburn, announced it has closed $5 million in new financing led by Bridgescale Partners to expand interactive technologies, product development and its nationwide sales force. J. Hilburn offers custom dress shirts, trousers, "Performance Polos" and the like

Our goal is to leverage the best practices and national network of the Startup America Partnership to provide urban startups with access and exposure to a national platform. - Startup America Partnership  

Startup Poker returns June 16 at Tech Wildcatters (Tech Church). And, this month's event is also the official pre-party for Dallas Startup Weekend (June 17-19) so come meet some potential cofounders!  RSVP here or contact Sean for more information.  

Wondering what your local congressman is doing to for Dallas startups? Well, here's your chance to find out. Join MIT Enterprise Forum and US Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX-32) for Startup BBQ on June 8 at Tech Wildcatters. Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2011, 12:00pm-2:00pm Price:

Peer-to-peer car-sharing service Getaround was chosen as the winner of TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2011 last night by its panel of judges. The company beat six finalists among more than 30 startups during the event's Startup Battlefield competition for the $50,000 grand prize, the

UNT's New Venture Creation Contest is an opportunity for new, independent student ventures to solicit start-up funds. The competition is hosted by the Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship within the College of Business for new ventures created, managed, and owned by UNT students.

Startup Weekend is an intense and rewarding 54-hour event that brings together developers, designers, marketers and PMs to build new projects and launch startups. Its a unique opportunity to develop skills, get hands-on experience in new areas, and test ideas

Tech Wildcatters has announced details for their Spring Pitch Day scheduled for May 26 at Magnolia Theater (register here). The event will feature some of the hottest DFW startups in Big Data, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Social Games, Mobile Social Analytics, and

TECH Fort Worth announced this morning nine finalists for the TECH Fort Worth IMPACT Awards. The awards recognize new companies that will better our world by bringing to market new technologies and innovations that will have a significant impact on our

We alerted you last week of this Q&A session sponsored by The White House's Startup America initiative and Fast Company. The discussion was focused on reducing barriers for startups. Well, here is the result, pressed suits and all.. So, what do

Tech Wildcatters will host a Startup Career Fair today from 1 to 5 p.m. at Tech Church. More than 15 technology startups will participate, including Tech Wildcatters' Spring 2011 Class. They will be looking to fill front and back-end design and

Tech Wildcatters' Dallas Entrepreneur Outbreak starts Friday with a roundtable/happy hour at 6 p.m. CDT at the Tech Church. The event continues at  1 p.m. on Saturday with a full day of innovation and entrepreneurial idea sharing with some of the biggest names

The White House's Startup America initiative is seeking feedback from across the country on current processes and regulations that need to change or improve in order to "foster a more nurturing environment for entrepreneurship and innovation." Since the initiative's Reducing Barriers

Join DFW Lean at CoHabitat on March 2 for their March meetup. Technologist turned intellectual property attorney John Lindsay will discuss legal issues involved in startups. He will also address IP issues as they relate to the Lean Startup methodology, according

Entrepreneurs for North Texas (EFNT) is hosting “Caring For The Kids” supply drive, which will benefit homeless children at Vogel Alcove Children’s Care Center for the Homeless. Here is how your company can participate: Step One : Setup a drop off

As part of their Entrepreneurial Development Series, UT Dallas will host a workshop on Feb. 11 to help you develop your business plan and pitch. The full-day session costs $95 and will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Topics will include: Do

ShopSavvy has announced Matthew Weathers, former product lead for PayPal Mobile, has joined as vice president of product to lead development of its mobile commerce strategy. He will be based in the company's San Francisco offices. Last month, ShopSavvy introduced QuickPay

TechStars has joined with the White House's Startup America initiative to launch TechStars Network, a formal alliance of independently owned and operated start-up accelerator programs. Dallas' TechWildcatters will lead DFW's efforts toward the national goal of enabling 5,000 business leaders and investors

Meet the winner of Dallas Startup Weekend #3: VoteOnPlay (@voteonplay), a social gaming application that keeps fans engaged in live sporting events by voting on the outcome of plays in real-time. Show your support and VOTE for them in the Global Startup Battle! Global Startup

The third DallasStartup Weekend began last night at Big In Japan with more than 60 attendees coming together to create new Dallas-based businesses over the next two days. LaunchDFW had a chance to speak with Joey Pomerenke, Operations Manager for Startup

Brothers Patrick and Walter Hessert are visiting Dallas this weekend in their custom airstream trailer to discover and share the "good news" of the American economy. Their venture, Million Dollar Road Trip, is a yearlong cross-country journey and entrepreneurial excursion that will be More than 50 startup enthusiasts met at CoHabitat on Tuesday for the first ever TWISTDFW Startup Meetup. The event was hosted by the weekly podcast, ThisWeekInStartups (TWIST), and featured the Dallas group, plus seven other cities selected from dozens of