Sponsor Launch DFW

Launch DFW is the leading media company for seed and early stage startups in the Dallas/Fort Worth “metroplex”. We cover the space like no other publication or media company; it is our sole focus and our mission.

These are our sponsors:


SoftLayer, an IBM Company
Vision is mandatory. Tattoos are optional.
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.

vw_logo_attorneys_black_on_transparent-1Vela 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.

  • First of all, we’ve created a single go-to page to help you launch your business. Our content is updated daily, so please check back often.
  • Secondly, as you wade into the world of venture, check out www.ventureglossary.com for definitions and examples of common venture terms.
  • Continuing, subscribe to our podcasts to keep your startup knowledge sharp. In Three Things, we ask leaders in the startup community to share three things they wish they would’ve known when starting a business. In Silicon Valley, our founder and partner, Kevin Vela, and senior associate Aaron Terwey review each episode of HBO’s Silicon Valley series and tell you how it applies to your startup. And in Office Hours, we talk about general issues related to small businesses and startups.
  • Finally, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit
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
car-free transportation option. Read more here.

How to Sponsor Launch DFW

Start here: Launch DFW Sponsorship Kit

You should sponsor Launch DFW if reaching the area’s startup founders, creatives, developers, and general doers is beneficial to your business.

Our products are underwritten by fabulous supporters like you. We ensure that your brand will be present across the entire community for the month. It’s really that easy. If you’d prefer, we also offer Dallas New Tech and Email standalone sponsorships.

We’d love to help you reach our audience. There are three monthly sponsorship levels available, starting at just $250/mo, $125 for a startup!

For detailed information, please see the Launch DFW Sponsorship Kit or contact sponsors@launchdfw.com.

Thank you for supporting Launch DFW and the North Texas Startup Community!

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