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...

The Daily Deals internet space is getting pretty crowded nowadays. With the wildly successful, and subsequent market valuations of, Groupon and Living Social, Google has stepped in with Google Offers. And Yelp is trying to do its thing on a slightly smaller scale with local merchants....

Representatives from AT&T, Alcatel-Lucent, the press, and select university students gathered on May 27th at the AT&T Foundry in Plano as part of the Alcatel-Lucent / AT&T University Entrepreneurial Workshop. Two weeks of business venture sessions, networking, and idea collaboration for university students culminated in...

The name Yagna is derived from Sanskrit, which is loosely translated as meaning a celebration of success or happiness. And if co-founders Ram Rai and Manish Agrawal's idea goes according to plan, there will be much happiness and celebration in the...

If you are a freelance web developer or designer, Virtualrockstars.com can help you land your next “gig”.  Virtualrockstars as stated on their website “Provides the first virtual co-working space with a platform that will make finding new work easier than getting a can of coke...

Who hasn't suffered from sweat pouring down into their eyes while playing ball on a hot summer day? Sure, do-rags or bandannas might work. But they just become laden with sweat. Adventure racer Erick Flatt thinks he has the answer. He invented the Sweat GUTR,...

Tech and mobile app companies certainly get the lion's share of press here on our site. But for fans of green energy, here's something different. Neptune Wave Power, headquartered in Dallas, builds and sells engines. Not the kind most of you are thinking, however. These...

Locaii is a social, location-based app that seeks to return people back to reality, instead of entomb them in their phone. How's that, you say? The idea is to allow for more real world conversation, instead of having everyone look at their phone...

Working in the cloud has made people's lives so much easier. No more need to carry around portable storage devices or small thumb drives. Now your files are accessible from anywhere there is an internet connection. But a new company, Nimbix,...

Let me start by saying that I love the name Proxomo. It reminds me of the character in the movie Gladiator that ultimately "freed" Maximus by giving him the chance to fight the Emperor. And in a way, the Dallas-based company is doing some freeing...

The Dallas Angel Network is a non profit organization that connects entrepreneurs with angel investors. The DAN is run by volunteers and financial professionals interested in investing their own capital and meeting like-minded individuals within the Startup Community. The DAN does not charge entrepreneurs for its services which allows maximum  participation...

The White House's Startup America initiative is seeking feedback from across the country on current processes and regulations that need to change or improve in order to "foster a more nurturing environment for entrepreneurship and innovation." Since the initiative's Reducing Barriers Roundtable will not be visiting...

A familiar refrain that we hear in the startup world is that someone started a company because they thought it would give more freedom and be more fulfilling and rewarding. And this time it's no different. Matt Spradley and wife, Kelly Spradley,...

Formed in 2010 in Ft. Worth, SocialDish is now using the power of Social Referral Marketing to allow members to share the amazing opportunity to earn real money just by posting, tweeting and chatting. Put Simply, Social Dish is a Group Buying site that uses Social...

Tech Wildcatters has announced their second class of 9 startups. Here's a quick lineup: Sparkcrowd - Social mobile apps. Their first product is already live here. MemoryReel - Mobile app that allows event participants to submit comments and photos in real time. Nimbix - Cloud-based infrastructure and applications. Vignature...

TechStars has joined with the White House's Startup America initiative to launch TechStars Network, a formal alliance of independently owned and operated start-up accelerator programs. Dallas' TechWildcatters will lead DFW's efforts toward the national goal of enabling 5,000 business leaders and investors help startups create 25,000 new...

ShopSavvy announced on Tuesday that version 4 of their popular application has been released for the Android platform. The much-anticipated update, which was released for iPhone back in November, brings a variety of new features to the Android application including: Major Look & Feel Overhaul. Deals, Live and...

You have until Sunday to get early-bird pricing on your tickets, so get them now! Use discount code "DFWearlybird" for 20% Off. http://cot.ag/cGdauL Here are the rest of the details courtesy of Ryan Roberts: Startup Weekend Dallas 3 is set to take place November 12th-14th. Whether you...

Hosted by Big in Japan and Architel, Startup Happy Hour 2.0 was attended by over 200 people Wednesday evening. Joey Pomerenke, Gabriella Draney, Danica Mathes, and Blake Burris were among those headlining the event. Although it was kind of loud (hey it's a happy...

DALLAS -- Oct 14, 2010 -- Dallas area based McKinneyNews.net, a hyper-local news website focused on McKinney, Texas, and WhichBox Media, a Dallas-based online publishing technology company, today announced the selection of the whichbox(TM) Platform as the foundation for transforming McKinneyNews.net into Town Square Buzz, an online publication...

Jeff Iacono is co-founder of CollegeJobConnect.com, one of 5 teams in the inaugural class at Tech Wildcatters, a Dallas-based mentorship-driven microseed fund and startup accelerator. CollegeJobConnect (CJC) grew out of some inefficiencies Iacono noticed while going through undergraduate recruiting as a student and while he was...

Brian Wiblin is the founder of FillAnyPDF.com, an online tool that allows form-filling and form sharing, as well as digital signatures. With FillAnyPDF.com, Wiblin is a graduate of the Tech Wildcatters boot camp, at 12-week program that provides office space, mentoring, some seed money, and...

unplugged event to host community discussion Come meet your peers and hobnob with folks who will share their greatest ideas and experiences at this exciting community discussion. Speakers from some of the most forward thinking organizations in the local DFW startup, tech, and creative arenas will...

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch of your company TeamSupport.com is an enterprise class customer support management system designed for B2B technology companies as well as institutions providing internal support.  In short, we help companies excel at managing their customer support communications through the channel most...

Extractiv.com, a service that uses natural language processing to extract semantic data from unstructured web content, has launched its public beta today according to a tweet from co-founder Andy Hickl. The company, which is funded by Creeris Ventures and private investors, draws on Hickl's deep NLP...

Woot, the Carrollton-based company that sells super discounted items in short firesales announced today via their blog that they've entered into an agreement to be acquired by Amazon. Woot will continue to operate as an independent brand similar to Zappos. From their website: Holy crap! Woot has signed...

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch of your company Commercial web sites, such as Photobucket, which accept user generated content, employ or outsource employees to visually inspect uploaded content to ensure it falls within acceptable usage guidelines. Image Vision Labs (IVL) is a software company pioneering...

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch of your company Companies need to recruit top talent in order to stay competitive, and they need to do it in a way that doesn’t disrupt their core business or drain their wallet. On campus recruiting is a great way to...

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch of your company We help lawyers to become visible on the internet, so they will be available to their market. Tell us about the founders, who they are, backgrounds, and why they are passionate about your company Matt Spradley, President and Co-founder...

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch of your company PureDiscovery has reinvented the art of search and discovery for HR. Our unique technology is able to not only capture collective intelligence from resumes on a massive scale, but to utilize that intelligence to semantically link...

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch of your company Memory Reel is the simplest way to maintain a personal journal of your life. We pull together the photos & updates you already share on your favorite web sites (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Gowalla etc.) and seamlessly place it...

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch of your company Traxo has created an automated, intelligent and regularly updated travel dashboard that travelers can use to organize, manage, research and share their travel plans (e.g. the Mint.com of travel). Once a user links Traxo to their favorite travel...

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch of your company Call-Em-All's automated messaging service allows you to automatically call or text every phone number on your list. Simple. Professional. Affordable. Clients include: Inc. Magazine, Siemens, Dominos, BBB, YMCA, Spurs, Avon, Syracuse and many more! Tell us about the...

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch of your company SongVote is a collaborative playlisting site that allows an individual to build a play list based on the consensus of a group. The most votes songs will create one play list that can then up loaded onto...

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch of your company At Smarty Ears we believe technology can help reduce the gap between language proficiency and language ability. Our company designs and publishes iPhone apps for improving communication skills. Our main goal is to use technology to improve...

Give us the 30-second elevator pitch on your company Extractiv is a new content provisioning service that helps consumers “make sense” of the text available on the WWW. We use natural language processing — in conjunction with the world’s best distributed computing platform — in order...