There's an unwritten rule for startups -- don't disclose the terms of a term sheet. Recently, a frenzy hit the Austin startup community when a founder posted an Op-Ed on Medium disclosing essential terms he received from two different venture capital firms. Legally speaking, term sheets...

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...

Notice I didn’t say two deals every two years. This story takes place  in San Francisco, well-known for how quickly business gets done. But I’m hopeful that the DFW startup and investment community will soon have this type of excitement in our ecosystem. Full disclosure: It was...

Fort Worth-based Simpli.fi just announced that they've closed a $16M Series B financing led by Frontier Capital. Simpli.fi is an ad-tech company that leverages massive amounts of unstructured data to provide customers with highly targeted marketing solutions. The latest financing will be used to support accelerating demand from...

Another day another Dallas VC raise. Things are picking up! Entouch Controls provides cloud-based energy management systems to restaurants and retail stores via a SaaS business model and counts chains such as Mooyah Burger amongst their customers. This is yet another signal for the community that there...

Formally established in June 2002, North Texas Enterprise Center for Medical Technology, Inc. (NTEC) is a Frisco based Incubator/Accelerator focusing on medical devices.  NTEC provides everything early stage Start-ups need to operate as effectively and efficiently as possible—saving these new start-ups hundreds of thousands of dollars and...