https://youtu.be/D2RbQML0L7o Blogging is about content, but the new trend is video. At Dallas Startup Week, a panel of YouTube/Vloggers in the fashion and entertainment industries came together to discuss the trend for fashion video and getting their brand message out. The panel was comprised of Jaleesa Howard...

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...

https://youtu.be/Ck6Lk0Cprcw?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx Sharing your ideas is a touchy subject for entrepreneurs. The technology world is teeming with hungry developers and investors looking to be launch the next Facebook, Twitter, what-have-you, and they know they are just one stellar idea away. This is what gives rise to the...

https://youtu.be/YF4epHaXouo?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx A look through the cannon of science fiction will surprise the reader not so much for how fantastic the gadgets and machines are, but for how familiar they are. The liquid-fueled rocket, the cell phone, the submarine -- all of these inventions that are ho-hum to...

https://youtu.be/anMBBisVFMM?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx You may have heard the word abundance used by New-Age types to refer to prosperity -- presumably because the word "money" has picked up some bad energy, or something. It's not just an abundance of lucre they refer to, but an abundance of fulfillment, happiness...

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...

https://youtu.be/swRcjiSm5zQ?list=PLBSUBckYUX-Py1kGD-x56iXUhRz31e7h6 Anyone who has ever had a home improvement project knows that going from a phone call to a contractor to a quote to a final price can be fraught with unpleasant surprises. From wildly different price quotes to hidden costs, the process often becomes a...

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...

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...

Enterprise information management provider M-Files has just landed a massive $36 million Series B funding round, led by Partech Ventures, with participation from London-based Draper Esprit and Finnish Industry Investment. For those unfamiliar with M-Files, the Dallas-based startup provides a file management solution that relies on...