Tonight, NEED Edition is celebrating their 2nd anniversary and the Downtown Dallas-based startup has plenty to celebrate. In the two short years since the fashion brand launched, they've seen incredible success, expanded their team, and launched a second brand, Foremost Edition. And today, they are launching...

Inc.com recently posted a story about Dallas' return to an entrepreneurial hub. If you've been involved in the startup community at all, you can tell that something cool is happening here but our excitement for the scene sometimes falls on deaf ears to those outside...

The third installment of IgniteDFW takes place on January 26, 2016 and applications are now open for speaker submissions. What is IgniteDFW? Enlighten us, but to make it quick. IgniteDFW is a fast-paced speaker series where folks from a variety of backgrounds from all over the metroplex nerd...

In Texas alone, there are over 300,000 reported vehicle crashes, which result in almost 88,000 casualties and over 3,400 fatalities annually. Suffice it to say, too many people die from preventable crashes. The CEO of Samaritan, Gus Chihaba, is working to change that. Chihaba contends that we...

Women and minority-owned small businesses are encouraged to pitch their ideas to investors to raise capital for their businesses as part of The Live Pitch, an innovative project created by NBA basketball star turned entrepreneur, Jonathan Bender. The effort is a partnership with Crowdfunder.com, the leading equity...

  Rivet Radio, the smart audio platform, recently announced its partnership with independent broadcast solutions provider, Radiate Media, to deliver listeners on-demand audio traffic reports based on the driver’s location. Traffic reports will be integrated into the listener’s playlist interspersed with Rivet’s award-winning programming and podcasts. “Drivers can...

Six Fort Worth Business Plan Competition finalists presented their businesses at One Million Cups Fort Worth last Wednesday. Participants had three minutes to pitch, three minutes for questions and answers, and two minutes for feedback from the audience. Companies included Zoomeez, Kingdom Consulting which helps with...

Dallas Startup Happy Hour returns on October 15 and our friends at Modern Message are hosting this month's event. Their company has exploded and they've moved into new digs downtown so what better way to celebrate than getting the community together over libations and conversations? Stop by, grab a...

A storm has been brewing over the etiquette of email introductions. I have many thoughts on the matter since my world revolves around making and receiving introductions. It’s how community grows. When I make an introduction, I use the following technique: To: People being introduced. Subject: Intro. Message: Hey X...

Collide Village accelerator accepted eight companies to its 2015 cohort. From online collaboration platforms to easy home maintenance, Collide Village companies are building a wide variety of solutions. “This talented group of entrepreneurs are tackling a range of industries with incredible domain expertise proving the wealth...

While our Launch DFW calendar of events is incredibly comprehensive, with so many events 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 in each region and will be...

Join Startup Dallas and our friends at The DEC this Thursday at 6pm for a live taping of Startup Dallas with guest Daniel Black, CEO and co-founder of Glass Media. Register here. Glass Media is an incredibly fast-growing startup that is bringing the new digital storefront to...

If you’re coming to downtown Dallas, these are the best options for getting here: Walk. If you’re already Downtown, or are coming from Uptown, The Cedars, Deep Ellum, or any of the 15 districts that make up Downtown Dallas, walking is the best option. Use Google’s walking...

Written by Lin Nelson + Hayden Blackburn  The Fort Worth startup scene is growing with a strong base of community and activity throughout the year (IMPACT Awards, Values & ventures, FW Business Plan Competition, Startup Weekend) that provides the community opportunities to celebrate startups and the...

Written by Kyle Taylor  We just had our awesome annual Bootstrap Denton party last week where we get the entire Denton tech and creative communities together to showcase unique organizations in the area to talk about what they’re working on and how we can get involved....

Curious about equity crowdfunding? Check out the Texas Equity Crowdfunding Town Hall next week in Arlington. Thinkcrowdfund.com, in collaboration with the Texas State Securities Board, U.S. Small Business Administration, City of Arlington Public Library, CrowdPay, NextSeed, Lendoor, MassVenture, TruCrowd.com and Comerica Bank, will host its upcoming equity crowdfunding town...

In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, AT&T*, Plano-based LaunchAbility and Dallas-based Tech Wildcatters are working with the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) and New York University’s ABILITY Lab to find ways technology can enhance the lives of people...

While summer doesn't officially begin until the 21st, we all know that the summer season here in DFW is well underway.  As such, Launch will be taking a summer break from Dallas New Tech for July and August (that means no DNT in July and August).   Don't...

Vinli, Inc., developer of a connected car platform providing applications and services for consumers, developers, and distributors, announced that it has completed a $6.5 million Series A financing led by Samsung Venture Investment Corporation. Cox Automotive, The Westly Group, and Continental also participated in the round. The financing...

Governor, the cloud-based content mastery system and easy-to-use website authoring tool, has secured a spot in the exclusive Startup Spotlight at SXSW V2 this July in Las Vegas. Governor was selected from thousands of applications and will present along with 15 other startups from around the world. The brainchild...

On Wednesday mornings from 9-10 AM, some of the most interesting business concepts in the Dallas area are presented to local professionals at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center. An extension of the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups is a weekly community event promoting entrepreneurship and community engagement nationally. Two...

Considering that Dallas calls four major national healthcare systems home and was ranked as the #1 state to do business by CEO magazine*, it’s no surprise that it’s also home to a successful health accelerator. Health Wildcatters is a mentorship-driven health seed accelerator that launched in...

Nothing rings in the beginning of summer like a BBQ. Oh and 100 degree Texas heat—but our friends at MiniBar can help with that! We are thrilled to announce the folks at Common Desk and the team behind Launch DFW are partnering up to throw a...

LAUNCHDFW is proud to partner with The DEC, Tech Wildcatters, and Startup Grind to produce a day of education & celebration on women's entrepreneurship May 28th. Whether you're an aspiring or established entrepreneurs, a mompreneur, or a socialpreneur, this program is setup for those who share a common...

EY today announced the finalists for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2015 in the Southwest Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. These business leaders...

Baylor University’s entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business is partnering with the town of Addison’s Economic Development department and the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) to offer entrepreneurs an opportunity for candid chats, networking time with successful serial entrepreneurs and funding strategists, and information...

Dallas’ evolving need for technological talent has caught national attention and attracted new business to the city. To that end, Tech Talent South (TTS), a rapidly growing education startup, will be hosting their coding boot camp in Dallas next month. TTS offers eight-week code immersion courses...