Lyft and Uber have carved out a new market in the on-demand space with cost-effective ride share apps. To take advantage of this new space, startup companies look for ways to provide unique services. At Dallas New Tech talk, Craig Miller, former Dallas Deputy Chief...

Joshua Kidd presented on behalf of the Arlington-based company he founded, Infusion Payment Technologies. The six-year-old FinTech (financial technology) Firm processes payments and offers mobile solutions. They service manufacturers, distributors, retailers, healthcare companies, and multi-location franchises both in the DFW area and nationally. Kidd explained that one of the...

Following Cole Oliver's presentation on CHDR financial at Dallas New Tech, Craig Fuller, presented about the Dallas-based company, Transvix. Transvix is one of the largest private technology investors in North America, where Fuller serves as the CEO. Fuller explained that Transvix is building a futures exchange and derivatives market. Their goal is to convert...

At this past week's Dallas New Tech, a monthly showcase event for new companies and technologies, Cole Oliver presented over his company, CHDR financial (pronounced "cheddar"). He explained their three fundamentals: The CHDR app Saving with friends The savings radar As the founder and CEO of CHDR financial, Oliver...

Yogesh Patel is the founder and CEO of Iuzeit (i-use-it), a Dallas-based startup. Iuzeit is focused on making product information streamlined, and readily available for consumers to make informed decisions. He spoke last week at Dallas New Tech and explained what Iuzeit is all about. Yogesh explained...

https://youtu.be/8KWTtJuQYUM Virtual reality is one of those areas that has always inspired fantasies of the fantastic things technology might enable us to do. Perhaps one day, literally any experience could be lived out through advancements in technology. While the actual technology available has yet to live up to...

Dallas Startup Week included an impressive presentation that addressed the financial side of operations, as shared by Gary Wetzel, CEO and cofounder of Form.io, which focuses on engineering serverless data management workflow. In his section of the event, Wetzel outlined things to aim for, as well as things to avoid...

https://youtu.be/D2RbQML0L7o Blogging is about content, but the new trend is video. At Dallas Startup Week, a panel of YouTube/Vloggers in the fashion and entertainment industries came together to discuss the trend for fashion video and getting their brand message out. The panel was comprised of Jaleesa Howard...

https://youtu.be/vLlyy7-rmTY?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx Michael Pratt, founder of Panamplify, stepped up to the Ignite DFW challenge to inspire the audience with his talk about the "Star in Our Faults." According to Pratt, the reference to "star" means our strengths and the "faults" are our vulnerabilities. He quoted French playwright Molière and...

https://youtu.be/Ck6Lk0Cprcw?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx Sharing your ideas is a touchy subject for entrepreneurs. The technology world is teeming with hungry developers and investors looking to be launch the next Facebook, Twitter, what-have-you, and they know they are just one stellar idea away. This is what gives rise to the...

https://youtu.be/YF4epHaXouo?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx A look through the cannon of science fiction will surprise the reader not so much for how fantastic the gadgets and machines are, but for how familiar they are. The liquid-fueled rocket, the cell phone, the submarine -- all of these inventions that are ho-hum to...

https://youtu.be/anMBBisVFMM?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx You may have heard the word abundance used by New-Age types to refer to prosperity -- presumably because the word "money" has picked up some bad energy, or something. It's not just an abundance of lucre they refer to, but an abundance of fulfillment, happiness...

https://youtu.be/swRcjiSm5zQ?list=PLBSUBckYUX-Py1kGD-x56iXUhRz31e7h6 Anyone who has ever had a home improvement project knows that going from a phone call to a contractor to a quote to a final price can be fraught with unpleasant surprises. From wildly different price quotes to hidden costs, the process often becomes a...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mu0tJ-EB2u8&list=PLru-y7rdenfo8SlRMVhZ6vRzRpcZTWc_w by Teryn O’Brien What is the link between Ultimate Frisbee and education? Chintan Sutaria, CEO of CalcuQuote, spoke about the power of sports at this week’s Ignite DFW. Joining the Indicorps Fellowship in 2010, an organization that recruits young professionals of Indian origin, Sutaria has been...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJUEPCQ9pFg by Marlene Den Bleyker Matt Houston has spent the past 10 years working to help the city of Dallas with his involvement in the Community Development for Economic Equality. He said that usually he is the youngest person in the room, resulting in strange looks from...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5Ov7KOVxu0 by Marlene De Bleyker Scrolling through his artwork on stage, Willie Baronet, artist and Southern Methodist University professor, spoke about how being creative will make you happy. He said, “Being creative can be scary because people might judge me, it’s scary and it can be frustrating.” However,...