“When you think about renting, you think about houses, cars, boats…big items. You don’t usually think about renting something in your house. And you should!” That’s how coffee with Anabella Watson, CEO of RentBillow started this past week. She isn't building just an online peer-to-peer rental business (within 9 months her...

The Village Initiative is an early-stage startup that will be a community-based crowdfunding platform which allows individuals to become members, tell their stories behind their student loan debt, and allow their own “villages” or network, contribute to their campaign. Co-founders Jason Hilliard and Randon Knighten are alumni of...

HedgeChatter, Tech Wildcatters alum and local fintech startup, announced yesterday the launch of their next web platform, allowing users access to real-time sentiment analysis of the stock market. "Eight years ago no one believed Twitter would become the driving force of information," said James Ross, CEO...

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...

Dallas Startup Week has been the first ever five day celebration dedicated to our startup community. Tech companies, corporations, hackers, marketers, and entrepreneurs have been downtown these past few days, learning about and connecting over the can-do spirit that makes Dallas the best place to start...

Phil Romano certainly has a lot on his plate, so to speak. This accomplished entrepreneur, restaurateur, and philanthropist has founded numerous successful businesses in his career. Often referred to as a “restaurant artist,” he is the founder behind both Fuddruckers and Macaroni Grill, as well as...

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...

  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...

DriverUp is the first online marketplace for automotive financing, and their launch was announced earlier this week. DriverUp gives accredited investors the opportunity to "enter the $379 billion auto lending industry and provide dealers with an expedited, streamlined credit process," according to the press release. DriverUp is the exclusive...

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...

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...