SoftLayer, an IBM Company
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SoftLayer an IBM Company was born in Dallas, Texas. Founded by Lance Crosby and a group of rebels from what would become its first acquisition, it’s built a global cloud infrastructure platform at Internet scale with 19 data centers in the United States, Asia, and Europe and a global footprint of network points of presence. SoftLayer provides Infrastructure-as-a-Service to leading-edge customers ranging from Web startups to global enterprises. Read more here.
Barista Ventures. High Bandwidth. Roger Wilco.
Barista Ventures is a venture partner firm that supports end-to-end product development and engineering for any company of any size (from ideation to enterprise). High Bandwidth is a multi-disciplinary graphic design and advertising agency that provides strategic thinking design for print and web as well as creative solutions for business marketing initiatives. With a unique combination of technical, multimedia and design experience, the team at Roger Wilco Agency has focused their talents on making content marketing better for both users and advertisers.
enterprises. Read more here.
DeepRapid is a remote software engineering firm based in the heart of Silicon Valley with a strong presence in Dallas/Fort Worth.
Vela Wood represents small businesses, entrepreneurs, and startups.
Our focus is relationships, not time. The firm regularly advises clients on matters such as venture financing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, intellectual property matters, commercial real estate, and business litigation. Our mission is to not just be another service provider, but to be your partner. Read more here.
Vela Wood has worked with hundreds of startups across the world, and we’re proud to share what we’ve learned.
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Thanks to a partnership with Dallas Area Rapid Transportation, the official transportation provider of the
Dallas Startup Community, the DSCTA was created to give its members a cost effective, convenient, and
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SVB helps innovators, enterprises and investors move forward, fast, with financial solutions for starting up,
managing growth, expanding globally and more. Read more here.
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