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Motive Pitch Day – Live Coverage

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Join Health Wildcatters for Pitch Day 2015 (and a party!) on November 12th

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The 2015 Health Wildcatters (HW) session launched back in August and since then, the teams have been working hard to prepare for the final event, Pitch Day 2015. For those of you who are unfamiliar with HW, or the accelerator model, let me go give you the scoop. Health Wildcatters is leading healthcare accelerator in the southwest US. They open up their application process each spring and select the top…


Take Command Health is your guide to health insurance enrollment

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Last year we introduced Take Command Health, a Dallas-based web platform that helps consumers make better, more informed decisions when it comes to selecting a health insurance plan. Today, Take Command Health, has announced the release of its enhanced online tool that helps individuals find and enroll in the best health insurance plan for them—just ahead of the 2016 Open Enrollment season which runs from November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016….

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Events of the Week: October 26-Nov 1

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With so many events taking place across the metroplex, it can be tough to determine what events are right or most convenient for you. We’ve pulled out some of the major startup events taking place across the North Texas region and will bring those to you at the start of each week. Dallas Tuesday | Media Day Open Office Hours | 2pm Tuesday | Startup Grind Dallas—Ben Lamm, CoFounder Chaotic Moon…


Tech Talent South Launches 3rd Class in Dallas

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On Monday, Tech Talent South launches its third class of coding courses. We caught up with their director of community operations, Melissa Nemec to see what they’ve been up to.   Raquel Vincent: What can students expect from Tech Talent South?  Melisa Nemec: Students at TTS can expect an exciting and challenging intensive 8 week adventure of “learning to code.” We truly believe that anyone willing to work hard can…

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Silicon Valley-based Office Ninjas brings their party to Dallas

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OfficeNinjas has hosted sellout events in San Francisco, New York City, Seattle, and Los Angeles, and on Wednesday night, they’re bringing the party to Dallas. OfficeNinjas is a global community of forward­-thinking office managers, executive assistants, and admins. Through online content, vendor marketplace, and nationwide events, OfficeNinjas provides members the tools, knowledge, and inspiration to become the ultimate “Office Ninjas.” Now I know what you may be thinking—”sounds cool, but…


5 Reasons You and Your Startup Need to Attend Aurora

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For one night every two years, the Dallas Arts District turns into a magical wonderland of contemporary art, light installations, music, and more called Aurora. Aurora is one of those kinds of events that make you proud to live in Dallas. It’s a reminder to step away from the grind, look up from your computer and play in the city. Here are a few reasons why you should go. It…


Health Wildcatters Episode 4: Community and Partnerships

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Health Wildcatters is doing a weekly video series highlighting the experience of their health startup accelerator program. We’ll be syndicating those stories and videos here on Launch DFW but if you want to see them first, be sure to check out Health Wildcatters’ blog for the exclusive premieres.  We’re back this week with an episode about community and partnerships. Learn a little bit about how Health Wildcatters gets involved in the startup community and the different…


Jonathan Bender, Crowdfunder and The Dallas Entrepreneurship Center Partner On Live Pitch Event for Women & Minority Entrepreneurs

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Women and minority-owned small businesses are encouraged to pitch their ideas to investors to raise capital for their businesses as part of The Live Pitch, an innovative project created by NBA basketball star turned entrepreneur, Jonathan Bender. The effort is a partnership with Crowdfunder.com, the leading equity crowdfunding platform, Edison Nation, a leading company helping entrepreneurs take ideas to products, and the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit support structure focused on…


Out of Eden: How a festival ignited my startup career

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In the summer of 2013, I spent two weeks in Eden, Utah working for an event called Summit Outside. It’s nearly impossible for me to adequately put that experience into words but it was something like TED meets ACL. During those two weeks, I lived, worked, and played with some of the most brilliant, inspiring, and innovative people in the world. I worked on the content team and we were responsible…