Welp, hope you used those free ride codes while you had them because effective Friday, 2pointb is closing its doors in Dallas. The rideshare app competed with more recognizable brands like Uber and Lyft (though the use of the word "compete" is relative in the saturated...

REVTECH aims to accelerate the best retail, restaurant & hospitality tech companies across the globe. REVTECH provides $40K in seed capital, a 14-week mentor driven program complete with business development workshops hosted by successful entrepreneurs and industry leaders, free office space at The DEC, and...

A new Dallas-based online travel company, which provides RV Parks and campgrounds in the United States, Canada, and Mexico another marketing channel to book campsites, launches this month. CampReward is the first online travel company to offer consumers the opportunity to book their camping trips online while earning valuable...

After a two-year hiatus from the Uptown tradition started at CoHabitat, the Dallas startup community is kicking it back up a few notches! Join us for #STARTUPBOIL an authentic Louisiana-style crawfish boil for the ages. However you peel it, we've got you covered. Come get your hands...

Cariloop announced last week its strategic partnership with InterActive Legal, the premier Knowledge Company for lawyers specializing in Elder Law, Estate, and Special Needs Planning. This partnership enables Cariloop to seamlessly provide its case management tools and concierge coaching services to the thousands of specialist lawyers already...

As part of the upcoming Dallas Startup Weekend Women's Edition, we're reaching out to the entrepreneurs and supporters of the Dallas startup community with a special request.  Starting Monday at noon through this Wednesday at 5pm, we would like to invite you to join us in...

According to a new CBRE Research report, “Scoring Tech Talent,” which ranks 50 U.S. markets according to their ability to attract and grow tech talent, Dallas ranks #11 on the list. While established tech markets like San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Seattle dominated the top spots...

The Women in Tech Summit – The Speed of Change is a special event designed specifically for women in IT. This event includes a fireside chat, two panel presentations, lunch and networking. Registration is open—use Discount Code WIT40 for the reduced $40 rate ($50 value) which includes access to Women...

The results are in! These 14 teams will get the opportunity to showcase their apps, products and more at Tech Cocktail's Dallas Showcase on April 23rd at The DEC. Make sure you vote for your favorite startup & attend to explore and support these local startups. OpenKey - The...

We can't thank our community enough for their attendance and participation in April's Dallas New Tech, our monthly showcase event. Our next Dallas New Tech event is May 5th at Trinity Groves — you can get your tickets by clicking here.  Now, are you ready for the...

By now you've heard the news that Dallas-based startup ViewMarket has acquired CultureMap in a deal valued at $15 million. Over the last year, ViewMarket, a video content network, has received several opportunities to roll-out their content on a national basis but lacked the platform to enable...

Glass-Media, one of our fast growing hometown companies, was selected to showcase their unique technology at this year's Collision Conference in Las Vegas May 5-6. Glass was selected out of hundreds of applications for the coveted startup alley. The conference not only features startups but...

So you’ve built your product from concept and have spent countless hours honing the perfect design that you hope will evoke a memorable and pleasing experience for your clients. If you’re relying on aesthetic appeal alone to secure future foot traffic, you may be overlooking...

KeepTrax, a daily diary and travelogue that automatically keeps track of your activities, announced in a statement last week that it has raised $1 million in seed funding. Formed by a group of accomplished travel, retail, and mobile security executives, KeepTrax leverages a patent-pending technology to help...

It's the freakin' weekend baby and chances are you'll be hitting up a patio or rooftop for some adult beverages. And hopefully you'll be relying on the services of ride-sharing programs like Uber to get you to and from your favorite watering hole. Right now, there's...

Last year over 1,100 Dallas IT professionals attended Dallas’ InnoTech IT & tech conference. On Thursday, April 16, InnoTech is offering six startups a spot on startup alley for an opportunity to pitch Dallas’ tech buyers for only $100. Cost is inclusive of space, table,...

So in the spirit of a new month, Spring and all that we decided to set some new ground rules for how this rodeo will go down. Take note. Sponsorships:  All potential sponsors must go through an intense bootcamp style training session that answers the ultimate question...

Attention startups and amazing idea people of Dallas - Tech Cocktail Startup Showcase is rolling into town April 23rd at The DEC. The showcase is a presentation of Dallas Startups, note not a pitch event, but rather a collection of startups showcasing their products, tools,...

Who’s your ideal startup partner? Do you want a confident leader with integrity who is competitive, passionate, hard-working, and self-motivated? Do you want a flexible team player who will take risks, cope with ambiguity, and rise above failure? Where do you find someone like THAT? Make a mental...

The numbers are in! Mondo, a tech and digital marketing resourcing provider, just released its list of the top in-demand technology jobs for 2015. "We're seeing an emphasis on security and analytics jobs, as systems become more complex," said Vik Nath, Regional Recruiting Director, Mondo. The top 15...

Five years seems like a magical number for some reason. A quick search on Google for “Five Year Plan” turns up an astounding 201,000,000 results. As I have gotten older, I look at time differently. The impatience of a younger me (where six months or even...

“Your last name no longer has to be Hunt or Perot to invest in oil,” says Crudefunders CEO David Taylor. “Now, anyone with $1,000 to invest can buy equity in oil and gas.” Crudefunders is an equity crowdfunding platform that allows direct investment in oil well...

Today, Caviar begins delivery to customers in Dallas. Now we can order breakfast, lunch, and dinner from our favorite local restaurants -- and get them delivered RIGHT TO OUR DOOR. (Now I'll NEVER leave my house.) Caviar was founded in 2012 and now brings delivery to customers...

Today, Tech Wildcatters (TW) announced their launch of EMERGE powered by Tech Wildcatters. This is the third accelerator program created by TW. Emerge is driven by a partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT). "This partnership derives from the desire to impact...

Glass-Media, Inc. and Mixed Media Creations announced their strategic partnership yesterday in a public release. The two Dallas-based businesses have aligned to deliver multi-family housing properties tools for marketing their communities with the Glass-Media solution: cloud-based, on-demand, in-store and storefront projection-based marketing. “Through this partnership Mixed Media’s multi-family clients...

ATTENTION ALL PARTY PEOPLE! If you're headed to SXSW next week, we're excited to announce the Dallas Drops the Mic event -- a happy hour celebrating our Dallas startup community at SXSW in Austin. Shout out to REVTECH, Rise, Softlayer, Startup Lawyer, Tech Wildcatters, and The DEC for making this event...

  After weeks of teasers and hints, Tech Wildcatters finally announced its newest class today. Companies accepted into the Tech Wildcatters 12-week accelerator program receive funding and a program which includes education, mentoring, and networking. The program finishes off with Pitch Day, which gives the startups the opportunity to present their ideas...

DFW Excellerator, the "first cross-border incubator and accelerator in North Texas that supports programs from start-up to late stage technology ventures," has been incubating the KidStarter project for the last year. KidStarter has been hosting instructor-led classes since early 2014 - within 10 months, the classes were at full...

Despite the less-than-enjoyable weather this week, dozens of investors, entrepreneurs, and startup enthusiasts met in Addison for the Collide Village Accelerator Program's (CVAP) Pitch Day on Tuesday, February 24. The four month accelerator consisted of six teams, all from the DFW area, and was an intense program built...

Celebrate International Women's Day and Women's History Month at the Grove, starting in March. The Grove will be "leading local efforts this year to highlight social change driven women entrepreneurs within the North Texas region," according to a recent release. The West End coworking space is partnering...

The venture accelerator and seed fund formerly known as VentureSpur announced its rebrand to REVTECH Accelerator just recently, in a public release. “Our mission is to facilitate the technological evolution of the restaurant and retail industry," said David Matthews, REVTECH's Managing Director. "We achieve this by...

With so many options for consuming entertainment, information, and resources, it can be hard to keep up with your favorite TV shows or books. The SUMMARY app hopes to change that. "No more hunting for information, no more web diving...

Dallas-based micro-venture fund, Aristos Ventures, announced their investment in JamKazam late last week. Aristos Ventures invests in highly capital-efficient tech companies in Texas in need of early capital. JamKazam is headquartered in Austin, and has developed a live music platform and social network for musicians. The platform enables musicians to play music...

Postmates, a "revolutionary urban logistics & on-demand delivery platform," just launched in Dallas this week. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, but announced on Tuesday that their delivery services are now live in Dallas and Houston. Their Dallas office is housed in the Fort Work coworking community downtown. "Postmates is...