Are y'all ready for tomorrow's Dallas New Tech? We sure hope so, because it's promising to be pretty awesome, thanks to our presenters and sponsors. You can still RSVP here, and remember - IT'S FREE! Here are the companies that we'll be hearing from:   Avyn A women's made-to-measure brand...

"There is only one goal for PledgeCents: to provide better education for children all over the world." PledgeCents is a crowdfunding platform startup made up of a team of passionate entrepreneurs. They saw the need to connect schools with individuals and businesses who want to invest in our youth. The campaigns...

Crowdfunding has obviously been blowing up and different sites are going after all sorts of verticals. The wedding industry is no different. Local startup Matramoney wants to help you have the wedding of your dreams. What's the 1-sentence elevator pitch? Kickstarter for weddings What do you do and...

UPDATE: Chui is now over 100% funded on their crowdfounding campaign. There are only 16 pre-order slots left for the first batch so you better get on it if you're interested. https://preorder.getchui.com/the-world-s-most-intelligent-doorbell Want to see who's at your door? Leave an automated message for a friend, or...

Mouyyad Abdulhadi wanted a better way to stay connected with his contacts, so he built Luper, a simple mobile application to keep in touch. We caught up with Mouyyad to learn a little more about Luper. What's the 1-sentence elevator pitch? Helping you stay in touch and sustain your...

PingGo is a location-based social network recently launched by Varsity Letterman LLC. We caught up with cofounder Tom Munley to learn more. What's the 1-sentence elevator pitch for PingGo? Ping. Chat. Meet. What do you do and who are your customers? We just launched our first, location based social networking app,...

"Actions speak louder than words" is the name of the game with the new dating app: Charade Date. Complete with a messaging feature and the ability to swap 8 seconds of video, Charade Date is an interactive mobile dating game. By taking turns, play a game...

Mobile health app integration system recently funded by new round of investors, led by Mark Cuban. Validic, a product of Motivation Science Inc which went through Tech Wildcatters last year, simplifies data collection from best-in-class mobile health apps and devices by deploying information through a single...

In the abundant world of Dallas, shopping for anyone can be rather daunting: particularly for the man that doesn't like to shop. Enter an answer called NEED. Officially launched today, Need is an online platform that provides a seasonal collection of men's lifestyle necessities, as well as...

Recently launched Story App is redefining the capturing process of sharing pictures and sound.  The team at Adam and Luna beg the question 'As humans, what do we all share in common?' The answer to them is simply 'stories'. More precisely? Struggle. Based off of Cofounder Sean Everett's...

Locally based suggestion platform puts a new spin on online customer review. With the growing popularity of online customer review platforms such as Yelp, TellUsQuickly.com provides a new private system directly in-boxing suggestions to business owners. Individual customer experiences can be addressed through a five-question survey accessed...

Company Cariloop Website http://cariloop.com 1-sentence elevator pitch Cariloop's digital platform helps you access information about geriatric care provider availability, pricing, and services. What do you do and who are your customers? Cariloop is taking the hassle out of finding quality care and services for our seniors. By supplying a transparent portal where...

Company Deals of Scale Website www.dealsofscale.com 1-sentence elevator pitch Deals Of Scale allows businesses to distribute socially amplified coupons, which are coupons that increase in value as more people want them, so that the connected economy can decide the discount from local businesses, national brands, and digital goods. What do you...

Company Quadfit Website https://www.quadfit.com 1-sentence elevator pitch Quadfit is an online personal trainer for coaches and athletes. What do you do and who are your customers? Quadfit is the free online personal trainer that helps anyone train like a collegiate or pro athlete. Sports specific power training made simple. You simply identify...

Ever watch people and wonder just how the hell they keep up with it all? I usually feel that way when chatting with my friends that have kids.  Seriously, how do you people manage to have these awesome careers and somehow make time to be the kickass parents that you all are? Unreal.  Anyway, most of these folks would probably tell you that they just do the best they can, try to spend quality time when it’s available, yada yada.  Doesn’t really answer my question though – how do they do it?

DALLAS, Apr 25, 2013 -- It's one thing to sell a book. It's another to build passionate communities around the content, providing lucrative channels for new sales and marketing opportunities. Today bookshout! announced $6M in Series B funding to expand its digital book distribution and engagement...

Today, we are profiling local startup Yellowbrick, a mobile search engine for crowdfunding projects.  Today, many of the crowdfunding projects that exist are held captive behind their Kickstarter or IndieGoGo walled gardens.  This young startup is giving us the power to search crowdfunding projects across...

2nd Annual TeXchange Member Showcase Discover the innovation taking place in DFW! There are limited spots available for both attendees and exhibitors so register now! Thursday, November 8th 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM FREE Registration Communities Foundation of Texas 5500 Caruth Haven Lane | Dallas, Texas 75225 Directions This is a FREE event open to members...

GiftCardLab.com, the local Dallas company we recently wrote about raising $3M, announced Tuesday that they've acquired 1-800-GiftCard.com. Our sources say the deal is valued at over $4M in cash and stock with GiftCardLab picking up all 1-800-GiftCard.com owned customers, websites and trademarks. GiftCardLab.com CEO Dave Jones says...

FireHost, the Dallas-based secure hosting company, has raised $10 million in Series C financing. The round was done completely by existing investors. Here is the full press release: DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 09/18/12 -- FireHost, a secure cloud hosting company, announces today a $10M Series C funding...

Mobestream Media, creators of the mobile loyalty application Key Ring, has been acquired by Gannet Co Inc, a media and marketing solutions company. The amount of the purchase has not been disclosed. Mobestream, founded in 2008, is also the first company  to exit that went through Dallas...

Uber, the company that provides on-demand private car service, has launched in Dallas! Why take a taxi when you can arrive in style in a black town car or SUV?! While it's not quite their *official* launch, they announced today on their blog that Uber cars...

Dallas-based GiftCardLab.com, which allows customers to create and send customizable plastic and e-giftcards, just announced it has raised $3M of debt financing from Cypress Growth Capital. It's the company's third round of funding. Cypress provides what is called royalty financing, where they provide growth capital in...

The fruit of Dallas entrepreneur Jeanette Cajide's labor is finally available for download in the app store. The app, Blurtt, is a "tool that allows users to express themselves" using text overlaid on photos of your own or ones found across the web. Blurtt takes the standard...

Lore Levin, serial entrepreneur, executive, and angel investor, presented yesterday at the regional entrepreneur meeting DFW_eStartup. She discussed the key areas that should be included in an information packet when considering outside capital,  the importance of working with experienced professionals, and the differences between capital...

With the holiday season quickly approaching (although some would argue it's already here), work will begin to share attention with seasonal planning and family. Activity tends to slow in offices, people start taking vacations, and so on. But a local North Texas entrepreneur has found...