Among the various presentations that took place during Dallas Startup Week, the Secrets of Health System Innovation panel offered information from a range of contributing speakers of diverse medical backgrounds. The list of panelists included Shawn Lovelady, Sr., director of strategic development at Children’s Health; Dr. Trisha...

https://youtu.be/h2XH5dA-EpU During Dallas Startup Week 2016, Kevin Kirkpatrick led a panel that discussed marketing through games and games for marketing. Essentially, the gamification of marketing. The panel consisted of four entrepreneurs of Dallas startups, who spoke about using a game platform to engage consumers. On the panel were: Todd...

https://youtu.be/HCDpy0VeQEQ?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx Krista Nightengale, managing director of the Better Block Foundation, took to the stage at Ignite DFW 4 to inform us about the future of Dallas. “We are on the cusp of greatness, but we can’t screw it up," she said. She began by talking about where...

https://youtu.be/vLlyy7-rmTY?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx Michael Pratt, founder of Panamplify, stepped up to the Ignite DFW challenge to inspire the audience with his talk about the "Star in Our Faults." According to Pratt, the reference to "star" means our strengths and the "faults" are our vulnerabilities. He quoted French playwright Molière and...

Mark Hopkins, CEO of Dallas instantaneous digital video production and content marketing firm Roger Wilco, recently announced intent to join forces in creating a collaborative space that aims to provide incubation capital and other support to Dallas startups organized by several Dallas tech companies under the...

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 startup that's on the up...

Ignite DFW is a night of presentations on a variety of inspired topics — with a twist. Each presentation has 20 slides that automatically advance after 15 seconds. It is a worldwide movement. The third installment of Ignite DFW takes place on Friday, April 15, at...

Technology is a strange and awesome thing that seems to grow every minute. Tasks that people struggled with 10 or five years ago can either be easily accomplished using an app or another device. In the world of real estate, there’s an app and a device...

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, which educates startups before pairing...

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 meet-up to look forward to....

A new fund from LendTech Capital Partners brings together venture capitalist leaders from Liberum, Ranger Capital, and Velocity Venture Group to create a Dallas/London-based early stage venture capital fund entirely dedicated to the financial technology sector.  Liberum, based in London, has raised nearly $2 billion for marketplace lending...

According to Lindsay Levkoff, Ph.D., a makerspace, also referred to as a hackspace or hacklab, is “a community-operated workspace where people with common interests, often in computers, machining, technology, science, digital art or electronic art, can meet, socialize and collaborate.” Basically, all the stuff you couldn’t do at school before with people...

Ever heard of a company being focused on their bottom line (meaning how much profit their making)? What about their triple-bottom-line? Their what? Right. Triple Bottom Line companies pay attention to the way that their company impacts the people around them, the planet that they...

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 graduate and software developer Brooks...

Every week at 1 Million Cups is a new experience. On Wednesday, March 9, the companies pitching covered the age spectrum, from Corporate America to 15-year-olds. We learned about the optimization of the office worker experience with Tucker McCormack through his company, Roam, and the...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3XVdPwyGyY&feature=youtu.be David Krauss is the cofounder of NoiseAware, a Dallas-based company founded to serve the vacation-based rental industry, such as Airbnb and Vacation Rental By Owner. Along with Andrew Schulz, an electrical engineer, is an alum of VentureSpur Accelerator, while Krauss has been growing his property...

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 Connect2.me, which is based in Dallas. Connect2Me, as the service is officially called, can be thought of as a kind of IoT directory...

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 significant strides since launching its...

Dallas is a unique city that is cultivating top tech talent across a range of industries. Rick Galloway, business developer and social entrepreneur, in an interview with Launch DFW, said, "Technology and social innovation has a global thought leader in Dallas and his name is Keith...