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Dallas startup Glass Media launches in over 30 locations across the metroplex

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If you missed Glass Media at our Holiday Dallas New Tech, not to worry — you’re going to see them around town. This month their technology will launch in over 30 locations around Dallas. Glass Media is an on-demand, dynamic projection and display technology, using an “SaaS platform that transforms storefront glass into an advertising/marketing medium empowering businesses to advertise WHAT, WHEN and WHERE they want.” Their new pilot program was…

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Applications for the DEC Ambassador Program are open!

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The Dallas Entrepreneur Center was founded in 2013, and since then they’ve been creating opportunities for North Texas entrepreneurs to connect with their community and build their businesses. The DEC’s Ambassador Program provides similar opportunities, along with the benefit of volunteering for an awesome organization. Applications for the program are currently open. “We get asked all the time who should apply for the DEC Ambassador program. The answer is: anyone…

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Tech Wildcatters announces Corporate Innovation Network, the first of its kind

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Tech Wildcatters announced the first 10 members of its new Corporate Innovation Network today in an official release. “These corporations were chosen based on their commitment to innovation through collaboration with the startup community,” Gabriella Draney, CEO and cofounder of Tech Wildcatters explained. “Companies like 7-Eleven have proven their commitment in the past by partnering with Tech Wildcatters graduates Koupon Media and YooLotto. We want to encourage more of that…


Tech meets art in downtown Dallas

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We’re sure you’ve noticed it, or at least heard: downtown Dallas has seen a surge of activity in the last year. We’re thrilled to hear that the artists and entrepreneurs of our community will be collaborating to bring the 10Under30 Art Exhibition to the Fort Work Gallery at Alto 211 next Thursday, January 22. The exhibition was co-curated by Nile Tuzun and Oren Salomon. “Dallas Fort Work’s mission is to bring together…


Navvie: “Closing gaps in the new curriculum standards” in Texas

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In August of last year, I had the opportunity to talk with Jena Draper, founder of Navvie, a local EdTech startup. Navvie is an educational content platform, “bringing schools and consumers an on-demand learning solution.” Today, Navvie announced the official launch of their platform, along with an agreement with content provider Words & Numbers Inc., “to bring high-quality education to schools and learners through a premium content marketplace.” If you’re not familiar with curriculum…


Addison Treehouse to host Youth Mentorship Program pilot this spring

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Our startup game here in North Texas is strong, and Addison Treehouse is ensuring that we’re making that experience available to entrepreneurs of all ages. This spring, the Treehouse will launch a pilot version of their Youth Mentorship Program. North Texas youth are invited to apply for the program, and will have the chance to learn about their mentor’s business, along with key startup concepts like leadership, marketing, and funding….

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LAUNCH DFW Interview with Disrupt Radio

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In case you missed it, LAUNCH DFW founder, Bradley Joyce, had the chance to chat with Cynthia Nevels at Disrupt Radio yesterday. Cynthia met Bradley at an event at (where else?) 211 North Ervay, where LAUNCH DFW is now officially located (and where we had last night’s amazing Dallas New Tech event!). She brought Bradley on the show to answer the question “What’s going on with the startup culture in Dallas?”…


Next Week with LAUNCH DFW

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We hope you’ve had time to recuperate from 2014 — get ready to start this year off right! Next week we have several events for the community planned, and we hope you’re able to join us! DALLAS NEW TECH Dallas New Tech will be next Tuesday, January 6, at the gallery space on the 8th floor of 211 N Ervay, hosted by the gorgeous people at Fort Work. We can’t wait to see…

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LAUNCH DFW 2014: A Year in Review

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2014 was a banner year for North Texas startups. If you weren’t able to attend the State of Entrepreneurship event that the DEC hosted earlier this month, there’s a spectacular website with a TON of stats, links, and insights to catch you up on everything that’s being going down here in North Texas this past year. Bottom line: 2014 was a good one for our North Texas startup family. And we’re…

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Kickstart Monday: Custom Apps Made Easy with Appr

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Earlier this year, Flurry Analytics released a report on mobile app usage since 2013, noting that, of the time spent on a mobile device, 86% of the average US mobile consumer’s time was spent on apps. “The data tells a clear story that apps, which were considered a mere fad a few years ago, are completely dominating mobile, and the browser has become a single application swimming in a sea of apps,” states…