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Rank One Sport, a Dallas-based software company and leader in sports team management applications for K-12 athletic directors, certified athletic trainers (ATCs) and coaches, has announced the launch of Rank One Health, an app designed to help standardize student-athlete injury

Starting a business is exciting, but it often comes with many risks and uncertainties. For most entrepreneurs, having a trusted resource when problems arise can often be the very element needed to achieve game changing success. “Ask the Expert”, our biweekly

Startup Name: Goodieboxx Overview/summary of company: Goodieboxx provides a frictionless, integrated, point of consumer convenience as a scalable last mile solution for consumers and retailers. Goodieboxx stores are custom-branded, self-service retail stores that combine the luxury of online shopping with the

Having only released the beta for video in the summer of 2017, active LinkedIn users have witnessed firsthand the platform's massive rebrand and new features. Top LinkedIn influencer Goldie Chan, known for her bright green hair and Disney themed videos,

Originally posted here. RevTech, a Dallas-based seed fund and venture accelerator focused on early-stage innovation, today announced the initial close of a $10 million follow-on fund. This new fund allows RevTech to support its portfolio companies as they scale, with investments

M12, Microsoft Corp.'s venture fund, in collaboration with the EQT Ventures fund and SVB Financial Group, recently announced the Female Founders Competition, seeking to accelerate funding for top women-led startups focused on enterprise technology solutions. Two winners will share $4

The University of Texas at Dallas recently announced that it has achieved the critical benchmark criteria required to qualify for funding from the National Research University Fund (NRUF), an exclusive source of research support available to the state's "emerging research

Starting a business is exciting, but it often comes with many risks and uncertainties. For most entrepreneurs, having a trusted resource when problems arise can often be the very element needed to achieve game changing success. “Ask the Expert”, our biweekly

The U.S. Department of State selected Dallas-based designer and entrepreneur Steven Kinder as one of 45 leaders sponsored to implement entrepreneurial and community development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean as part of the Young Leaders of the Americas

When it comes to running a successful business these days, entrepreneurs need a formidable mix of grit, ambition, faith, a strong network and technology too. You don’t have to be a tech whiz to take your company to the next level,

The Launch DFW team is excited to introduce you to some of the innovative entrepreneurs and creatives that call North Texas home. This week's spotlight is on a content creator that offices at Industrious and has a true passion for flavorful storytelling. Meet

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership. --Harvey S. Firestone As we began to think about what company should be selected for the very first installment of our latest feature, Walk The Walk, we quickly realized that

Guest Contributor: Chirag Gupta Area high school students are participating in local startup community events now more than ever these days and they are not just coming to observe. Over the past few years Dallas has seen several young entrepreneurs start

Starting a business is exciting, but it often comes with many risks and uncertainties. For most entrepreneurs, having a trusted resource when problems arise can often be the very element needed to achieve game changing success. “Ask the Expert”, our biweekly

Paul Quinn College, a private, faith-based, four-year, liberal arts-inspired college located in southern Dallas, continues the expansion of its "urban college model" by partnering with iDesign, an instructional design firm that will build an initial set of courses to be

Hypergiant continues to stay on our radar with the announcement of a new, but well known local addition to its Space Age Solutions Division. C.K. Sample will join the AI powerhouse as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), primarily responsible for engineering leadership. A

Blue Star Sports, a fast growing global provider of sports technology, will begin operating under a new name as part of a company rebrand. The name change to Stack Sports signifies a continued focus on transforming the entire sports industry,

 Bestow Inc. today announced it closed $15 million in Series A funding, led by Valar Ventures, with participation from existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Core Innovation Capital, 8VC, and Morpheus Ventures. This closing brings Bestow's total financing to more than

Starting a business is exciting, but it often comes with many risks and uncertainties. For most entrepreneurs, having a trusted resource when problems arise can often be the very element needed to achieve game changing success. “Ask the Expert”, our biweekly

Brazen, a membership organization for women entrepreneurs, has officially launched today in six cities nationwide and is on a mission to unlock the tremendous potential in “growth-seeking” women business owners; a powerful segment underserved by an existing entrepreneurship support and

So many conferences. So little time. With so many cool events scheduled to take place in Texas this year, how do you know which should be on your radar? Have no fear. Your friends at Launch DFW are here with the

OrderMyGear, a high growth downtown Dallas based software company that provides e-commerce, order management, payment and supply chain software to the team sporting goods and group apparel markets, announced today that it received a $35 million investment from Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE).  The

Randall L. Stephenson, chairman and chief executive officer of AT&T, will be the featured speaker during SMU’s 103rdall-University Commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 19, in Moody Coliseum. Given the current U.S. antitrust trial against AT&T Inc.’s proposed takeover of Time

It’s Monday, and you’re back to the grind (yes probably both with coffee and work). Check out this week’s hot stories and local events guaranteed to keep you plugged in.   News You Can Use This Week Microsoft, Softtek partner with Apollo living

IgniteDFW is set to return for a 9th edition on March 13th, featuring another incredible lineup of local community influencers at a brand new home, Deep Ellum Art Company, whose mission truly honors the heart and soul of the Ignite movement

On the first Tuesday of every month, Dallas New Tech brings our community together for connection, collaboration and to encourage new ideas. Special thanks to Chris Alvarado for the photography. Join us on March 6th for the next show.        

Chad Houser of Dallas-based Café Momentum, a restaurant training platform for juvenile offenders, won the top prize of $50,000 last week as the BBVA Momentum program for social entrepreneurs closed out its inaugural season in the U.S. BBVA Momentum has been operating

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the final Dallas New Tech of 2017! Special thanks to event partners Tech In Motion, Workbridge Associates, Vela Wood, Dallas B.R.A.I.N and the Dallas Public Library. Founder Fave Matt Alexander joins us the

Ready to take your bold ideas to new heights? Run, don't walk, to the World In Flight Hackathon this weekend at The Study in Irving, Texas.The event is FREE; food, swag, and accommodations all be provided at no charge. WHAT: A hackathon dedicated

Dallas New Tech is one of DFW’s longest running monthly showcase events for new and exciting companies and technologies. The format is ever evolving. Last summer, we launched (pun intended) a cool, new event segment at Dallas New Tech designed to shine

With so many events taking place across the metroplex, it can be tough to determine what events are right or most convenient for you. We’ve pulled out some of the major startup events taking place across the North Texas region

On Thursday, Dec. 14, from 1-4 p.m., the City of Richardson will host a Smart Gigabit Cities Application Challenge event for app developers from the local high-tech ecosystem. This event, funded by two recent grants from the National Science Foundation’s

GoBone Inc., the maker of smart, connected devices for pets and their people, announces that its flagship product, GoBone, the world's first app-enabled smart bone for dogs, has been included on Oprah's Favorite Things List 2017. GoBone. which is already

What does a Rocket, BattleBots, and face painting have in common? Find out this Sunday as Rising Tide brings the community together to celebrate innovation a big way at their free, annual event. WHAT: Rising Tide Initiative, 2017 Celebrating Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

At a time when many food businesses are shutting their doors, Haitian-born Valery-Jean Bart's sweet startup is expanding. With a cult-like social media following, a solid growth strategy that now includes two unique locations (an adorable "shack" off of Oak

"Smaller and Secondary" are the leading themes running through this year's top cities in the latest Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2018, released by PwC US and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) with Seattle taking the top spot this year,

CyrusOne, a global data center high-growth real estate investment trust (REIT), announced today plans for a new state-of-the-art data center campus in Allen, Texas, north of Dallas. The project will consist of three phases, with construction commencing in October. The

It’s no coincidence that one of the country’s hottest startups can be found right here in the Big D. StackPath is on a mission to not only “make the internet safe again” but also support and mentor the early and growth

In two weeks, the uber popular Techweek will descend upon the Big D again for a jam-packed week of content, community and collaboration and Launch DFW is honored to be a part of the festivities. See the full schedule of

VARIDESK, a Dallas-based manufacturer and design firm of height-adjustable standing desk solutions, active office accessories and office furniture systems, has partnered with The Dallas Mavericks and Mark Cuban Companies on a mission to transform traditional offices into truly active workspaces. 

As part of a commitment to the greater Dallas/Fort Worth community, CalcuQuote is sponsoring an after-school program, operated by Dallas-based STEM education company Tech Edventures, at Weatherford Elementary School in Plano, Texas. The program will introduce students to principles of

Dallas New Tech is one of DFW’s longest running monthly showcase events for new and exciting companies and technologies. The format is ever evolving. Over the summer, we launched (pun intended) a cool, new event segment at Dallas New Tech designed to

Clavis Capital Partners, a Dallas-based private equity firm, has invested growth capital in Azimuth Technology, a leading manufacturer of precision components for OEM’s and aftermarket distributors in the firearm and defense industries. Financial terms weren’t announced. Headquartered in Naples, FL, Azimuth

Reddy Ice Holdings Inc. and Reddy Ice Corporation have announced the appointment of Deborah Conklin as their new Chief Executive Officer. Conklin was also elected to the Board of Directors of Reddy Ice. Bill Corbin will continue in the role

As one of the fastest growing industries in the world, eSports shows no signs of slowing down. With record-breaking viewership and colossal fan engagement at events, North Texas has begun a massive push to attract eSports industry insiders to the

Up close and personal with the startups that call North Texas home. Featured Startup: ROBOAMP Founder: Roberto Inetti Neighborhood: Rockwall, TX What was the inspiration to start ROBOAMP?  I'm a software engineer. I love to solve problems, design systems, etc. So for me, every time

Governor Abbott's Small Business Forum, sponsored by the U.S. India Chamber of Commerce DFW, is a must-attend for budding entrepreneurs in North Texas. Bringing together the inspiring ideas, best practices, and successful leaders from Texas, and beyond, this year's conference aims to

Viverae, a leader in workplace wellness technology announces the acquisition of health and wellness company, SimplyWell. The acquisition will expand Viverae's reach, and the company will continue to be rooted in care and focused on addressing, improving, and controlling health

Bar Louie has announced the opening of its newest bar and kitchen at popular new entertainment lifestyle center, Toyota Music Factory, furthering the company's expansion as its 13th location in the state of Texas and its seventh in the Dallas/Fort

In the aftermath of its wake, Hurricane Harvey is being called the most destructive event for vehicles in the nation's history as it has caused a massive demand for close to a million new cars in the Houston area. Approximately 85

Blue Star Sports, the Frisco-based global provider of youth, amateur and professional sports technology, has announced the appointment of Alex Alt as its President and CEO. Alt joins Blue Star Sports from Sabre, where he served as President of Sabre's fast-growing

Power Drop has announced the launch of its state of the art phone charging vending machines inside Frisco's Stonebriar Centre. The machines, which sell single-use, recyclable, phone chargers, are located in very high traffic areas and will be supported by manufacturing partner The-Venders. “The

Fanpage, a Dallas-based startup, whose app allows users to create fanpages and connect with others based on compatibility, has raised $3 million in cash and media promotion and partnered with radio heavyweights Townsquare and iHeartMedia. After months of user testing and

GetInsured, a market leader in individual health insurance e-commerce, has acquired ACAExpress.com and its sister brand, Benefit Geek. Since its founding in 2005, GetInsured has helped millions of consumers enroll in health insurance through their very own marketplace and through public

Podcast Pick Of The Week: Second Shot with Chad Prather & Heath Oakes Category: Motivational, Business Chad Prather rose to internet Fandom as the man who’s “Unapologetically Southern.” Heath Oakes is a published author who “failed his way to success.” Together they

Up close and personal with the startups that call North Texas home. Featured Startup: BLVCK Founder: Eric Townsend Neighborhood: Oak Lawn/ Uptown area What was the inspiration to start BLVCK?  BLVCK started out as a "see a need, fill a need" project. I was talking with some friends

Tech EdVentures, now beginning its fourth year as a resource for young kids to learn engineering and coding skills, just hit a new milestone in the form of a three year agreement with Shelton School in North Dallas to develop

ABCOMRENTS has acquired SMART Technology Rentals in a strategic move that is expected to support the company's national growth initiatives into the Texas market. As a leading provider of event technology solutions since 1989, ABCOMRENTS strategizes, designs, and implements full-service solutions, with

Dallas New Tech is one of DFW’s longest running monthly showcase events for new and exciting companies and technologies. The format is ever evolving. Over the summer, we launched (pun intended) a cool, new event segment at Dallas New Tech designed to

To celebrate the partnership, ALDI and Instacart are offering customers $20 off their first Instacart order with code ALDIDELIVERY until September 30. ALDI announced a partnership this week with Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service. The pilot program from

Vergent Communications just announced that it has acquired the assets of Opus3 and EllumNet, based in Deep Ellum. "We are excited about the opportunity to leverage the resources of these two dynamic companies. At the top of that list are the

Dallas-Fort Worth makes fastest-growing metros list for software jobs In the past five years, software engineer jobs and other related tech roles have dispersed beyond the hubs of Silicon Valley and the technology industry into a wide variety of industries and

Despite the fact that Hispanics are the fastest-growing demographic group in the U.S., Latinos own less than six percent of franchises in America, according to an International Franchise Association (IFA) Educational Foundation report. This segment is growing at a fast pace,

Coding Dojo, a pioneer in the coding bootcamp space, today announced it will host at least 30 Amazon Alexa skills workshops by the end of 2017 based on curriculum created in collaboration with Amazon. During the workshops, Coding Dojo plans

Modern Message, the creator of multifamily resident engagement platform Community Rewards, today announced that it has raised approximately $2 million in Series A funding. The Series A funding round was led by AXA Strategic Ventures (ASV) and comes on the

Invitae Corporation , one of the fastest growing genetic information companies, has acquired Ommdom Inc., which develops healthcare software, including CancerGene Connect, one of the most efficient, end-to-end platforms available for collecting and managing genetic family histories. The technology behind

Ready to take your business to the next level? Salesforce has you covered with a very cool event that makes a big splash in downtown Dallas next week. Whether your business has two or 200 employees, join Launch DFW and an

IgniteDFW is set to return on June 13th at The Alamo Drafthouse in the Cedars, bringing 10 speakers and a variety of great topics. The Ignite speaker series was brought to DFW in 2015 and was established as a quarterly event to

David Litman, of Getaroom.com and Hotels.com fame, and Lance Crosby, of StackPath and SoftLayer fame, will be the guest speakers at this Friday's event put on by the US India Chamber of Commerce. There are still tickets available and Launch DFW

Chicago-based Fooda has brought its innovative food service to Dallas. In a market saturated with all kinds of food delivery services, Fooda brings the restaurant to your office lobby. Fooda works with local restaurants to provide a steady rotation and variety each day.

Jesse Lee the co-founder and CEO of M2M Circuits, spoke at Dallas new tech on Tuesday. Lee was originally in Cyber Security, but co-founded M2M Circuits to focus on bringing 4g to the IoT. He was first inspired to get into

Justin White, the co-Founder of Selery Fulfillment graced us with his pitch this Tuesday evening at Dallas New Tech. Selery was the first to level up to the final tier in the Tech Wildcatter’s Gauntlet. Selery is a fulfillment service specializing

The founder of vImmune (who we have featured before), Ashutosh Prasad, pitched at Dallas New Tech on Tuesday Evening. Looking to be the world’s best immunization management tool available, it launched in June of 2016. While most medical apps are

Allen Selis, the founder of Tech EdVentures, enthusiastically pitched his education company on Tuesday evening at Dallas New Tech. Founded 2 years ago, Tech EdVentures brings robotics, engineering, and coding classes to children. Classes start as young as pre-k, for robotics,

Zach Weismann co-founder of Cancer-Q, pitched at Dallas New Tech on Tuesday the 6th. Weismann aims to simplify the research process of those going through cancer and their loved ones. For those diagnosed with cancer, the internet can have a wealth

Merrick Porcheddu is the CEO of Create Gate, launched in Dallas in May of this year. Porcheddu came to pitch at Dallas New Tech, hosted by the J Erik Jonsson Central Library, Tuesday evening. First to pitch, Porcheddu set the

Have you ever searched for food delivery, and only returned results for pizza chains, or the occasional Chinese takeout? Do you suffer from a pizza overload? Just wish you could get anything delivered to your home that isn’t a pizza

Wing Ware is a Dallas start up that is improving the safety and reliability of aircraft fueling equipment, by revolutionizing the maintenance records for the equipment. DNT heard from Kent Dial, the President and Founder of Wing Ware. Wing Ware

Have you ever had to negotiate for a salary? You probably have, and most of us find it to be a less than pleasant experience. After you walk out the door, you may find your mind swirling with questions like

Gaurab Chakrabarti, CEO and Co-Founder of Solugen, wants to make hydrogen peroxide as ubiquitous as tap water for its clients. It may not be obvious how abundant the uses for H2O2 are, but it is used heavily in both the

No more pain in the grass! Dallas based start-up Robin gives you the ability to put your lawn on “auto-pilot”. Co-founder Justin Crandall of Robin, spoke Tuesday night at Dallas New Tech, explaining his on-demand landscaping service that greatly simplifies

Texas is winning, and that much is clear. It is evident in the numbers; Texas is number 1 state with Fortune 1000 companies, at 107 and counting. In North Texas alone, 41 of those Fortune 1000 companies have their headquarters,

Dallas startup rewardStyle, a monetization platform for fashion bloggers, just announced it has closed $15 million in funding at a $290 million post-money valuation. The company, run by husband and wife team Amber and Baxter Box, was also the recent recipient

Over the last week, we have explained the critical need for H1B visas and the amazing shortage we currently face for skilled workers. We've also heard stories about H1B visas and the lives affected by the lottery system. We have identified the problem with

Immigrants drive innovation in America. Iconic companies like Google, Dropbox, & eBay were started by foreign born entrepreneurs. It’s easy to see how America benefits from immigrant ingenuity since 42% of Forbes’ Fortune 500 companies were started by immigrants. However, misconceptions about

On August 14, Launch DFW will partner with FWD.us, the Silicon Valley-backed immigration reform group to promote awareness to the need for immigration reform. While many of the Launch DFW members hold differing views on the correct next steps of

The need for academic support, especially in the realm of online learning is a prevalent one. Upswing uses innovative technology to not only meet that need, but to adapt to the changing requirements in the realm of academia. Upswing is an "online knowledge-sharing marketplace,"

The deadline for early applications to Health Wildcatters is tomorrow, May 15th. Applications must be submitted by 11:59pm central time to be eligible for early consideration. The advantage of submitting early is that there is less competition to be considered against,

Time running out to grab your tickets to the TeXchange One to Watch finalist announcement event at the 6th Floor Museum tomorrow! So get on it!   3rd Annual TeXchange One to Watch Award Join us when we announce the Five Finalists! May 1st, 2014 6:00-8:30PM The Sixth

Crowdfunding has obviously been blowing up and different sites are going after all sorts of verticals. The wedding industry is no different. Local startup Matramoney wants to help you have the wedding of your dreams. What's the 1-sentence elevator pitch? Kickstarter for

Local Dallas startup Spotagory was featured on the Tech Tuesday segment of Good Morning Texas this morning. Check out the video below!

They say nothing beats free, and that’s exactly what merchants and small business owners in Dallas’ Deep Ellum neighborhood will get. Tantrum Street is offering free transactions for Deep Ellum merchants who use Cartwheel Register, a new app that eliminates

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