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“Music is a labor of love.” Jeff Mitchell's entrepreneurial journey truly lives and breathes this sentiment. He’s the founder and CEO of Decks in the Park, a free, tech-driven, music festival series that regularly draws 7-10 thousand people to Klyde Warren Park during

Rank One Sport, a Dallas-based software company and leader in sports team management applications for K-12 athletic directors, certified athletic trainers (ATCs) and coaches, has announced the launch of Rank One Health, an app designed to help standardize student-athlete injury

Startup Name: Goodieboxx Overview/summary of company: Goodieboxx provides a frictionless, integrated, point of consumer convenience as a scalable last mile solution for consumers and retailers. Goodieboxx stores are custom-branded, self-service retail stores that combine the luxury of online shopping with the

Launch DFW has officially settled at our new headquarters at Industrious Dallas, and are excited to introduce you to some of the innovative entrepreneurs that share our space. Each month, we will be featuring some of our neighbors, and this

In recent months, blockchain and cryptocurrency have gone from technical talk to common terms among businesses and innovators. Community influencers like Sunday Ogwu-Chinuwa and Gerald Reihsen hope to start conversation on the future of these topics to Dallas. A few weeks

Launch DFW has officially settled at our new headquarters at Industrious Dallas, and are excited to introduce you to some of the innovative entrepreneurs that share our space. Each month, we will be featuring some of our neighbors, and this

With March Madness upon us, you've probably spent a decent chunk of time looking at statistics to find the winning bracket predictions. With his app EPLAY, RevSports's Co-founder and CEO Ryan Girardot is working to change the way basketball statistics are collected,

Techstars Startup Week Dallas (formerly “Dallas Startup Week”), returns to the Metroplex April 2nd through April 6th. Gaming, one of last year's most popular tracks due in part to the leadership of 2017 Track Captain David Fares, also returns to

In the world of startups, who you know is everything. The team here at Launch understands this so an important part of our mission is introducing you to some of the leaders in our global innovation community. We love the

Everyone has a favorite snack, and if you asked Adam Van Cleave, beef jerky would be his first pick every time. So it's no surprise that he developed his own snack company, Van Cleave Dry Goods, with a mission to produce

Last summer, we launched #LaunchCEO (pun intended), a new event segment designed to shine a light on North Texas CEO's taking bold ideas and creative innovation to the next level at our monthly Dallas New Tech events. For our March #BigDNT event, we invited

It’s Monday, and you’re back to the grind (yes probably both with coffee and work). Take a step back from this week’s to-do list to launch some personal development into your week. Check out this week’s list of local events

GoodWork Co-Founder Amy King first learned of co-working spaces nearly a decade ago when she lived in Washington D.C. "I had this choir of angels moment - like a big light bulb moment - that this is my calling," said King.

It’s no coincidence that one of the country’s hottest startups can be found right here in the Big D. StackPath is on a mission to not only “make the internet safe again” but also support and mentor the early and growth

In two weeks, the uber popular Techweek will descend upon the Big D again for a jam-packed week of content, community and collaboration and Launch DFW is honored to be a part of the festivities. See the full schedule of

Dallas New Tech, DFW's longest running monthly showcase event for new technologies and companies, lands in the Dallas Arts District for the first time next month, courtesy of Dallas' newest co-working space, Industrious. On the first Tuesday of every month, Dallas' startup

Roshan Vani began his Dallas New Tech talk with a simple story. He saw a problem with the way industrial construction project data was managed, and he and his team had a solution: a real-time, all-in-one system that would analyze

  The creators of the successful Robots4Autsim program and Milo, RoboKind, have officially launched Robots4STEM. “We are excited to be able to announce this incredible STEM product to the public,” said Fred Margolin, CEO and Founder of RoboKind, in a recent

Hunters around the state of Texas are acutely aware of just how big the state is, and the desire to experience hunts on more than a single ranch.  Texas Hunt Club looks to change how hunters enjoy their sport by connecting private

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

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

At the Dallas New Tech talk, the organizers of Dallas Startup Week came together to provide the audience with an inside look at what to expect this coming April 3 – 7. This will be the third year for the

Jen Voecks opens her stunning Dallas New Tech talk with a story about a bride’s struggle to plan her wedding. She highlights three main problems with wedding planning from cost to vendor reliability and states that wedding planning shouldn’t ruin

With the introduction of Amazon Echo comes new territory for enhanced home living. Fernando Higuera looks to add to the experience with Jack, an artificial intelligence program dedicated to home maintenance. “Jack takes care of everything that you can think of

Raution Jaiswal is the founder of an all-in-one insurance tracking program called InsuredMine. “We have multiple insurances,” Jaiswal said during his talk at Dallas New Tech. He provided a scenario that is all too typical for today’s world, missing bill payments for

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

The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) is joining forces with Earth Day Texas on the Smart Texas Revolution event. If you've ever wanted to see what it would be like to live in a truly "smart city," you'll want to be

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

Jeremy Gregg delivers a thought-provoking speech about the American prison system at the latest Ignite DFW talks. He calls into question human morals, and how it relates to incarceration. He focused on four reasons the prison system exist: Punishment –

Boddy Thakkar is one of the youngest speakers at the latest Ignite DFW talks. At only 17 years old, Thakkar identifies as an entrepreneur who has worked with many startup companies. He has put on events from Zimbabwe to Korea,

At Ignite DFW, Audra Marie Stanley tells her story about teaching in Uzbekistan, and unintentionally flipping off her students through a mistaken gesture. Her experience teaching English in Uzbekistan ignited her passion for teaching. During her 14 year career she

After graduating college, Caitlin Studley found a job as a claims adjuster. It was a far cry from several of her passions such as language and political science. She said that the job fulfilled one of her interests, which was

Gables Residential, the leader in developing and managing multifamily communities, has announced its partnership with Modern Message, an online digital rewards platform that uses gamification to enhance residential living. Using Modern Message, Gables will move away from the traditional rewards

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

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

Over the last few years ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft have become more popular and created an entirely new industry for entrepreneurs to break new ground. One such service is an on-demand gas delivery company called Booster Fuels. Founded

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

At January’s Dallas New Tech pitch, Skip Howard, founder of Spacee, began his talk by stating, “This isn’t going to be your typical pitch deck. All our clients are telling us to work on amazing things and all our really

When a group of friends decides to get lunch together, the inevitable debate of “where to eat,” happens. Everyone has a preference that makes it difficult to agree on a location to eat. BrokenBox, designed by Josh Stramiello, aims to

At the beginning of his pitch for Dallas New Tech, TJ Person tells the story of his family’s 14 hour Christmas trip and the fun they had in Orland. “We stayed at this really cool hotel," said Person, CEO of Openkey. "It

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

At Dallas New Tech January, Jerry King pitched his company Bonfire that brands itself as a simple RV reservation management tool. King initially launched a site called RV Spotfinder that was similar to hotels.com in where avid RVers could search

In October 2016, AsepsisLife announced that their first product, vImmune was one of 15 applications selected to join FbStart. vImmune has been taking significant strides to become a global product that will help track immunization for healthcare professional and families

Yesterday, Chris Hsiao announced that Gossamer, a consumer product design and engineering firm, is being acquired to Tekzenit, a world-class design, software development, and IT firm.  Irving-based Gossamer, has previously worked with Dallas-based Tekzenit making this new partnership time-tested and beneficial for

Jerry Jones, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Cowboys franchise, partnered with Rob Wechsler to create Blue Star Sports nine months ago, and has acquired their eighth company in just these nine months.  Along with Blue Star Sports, Jones and Wechsler

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

[Disclosure: Roger Wilco Agency is a Launch DFW preferred vendor. Cody Marx Bailey and David Fares architected and executed the current version of Launch DFW.] If you've ever snagged a deal on Groupon, you've walked through the process of making a purchase

Linux Academy, a Fort Worth-based company, just launched a Community Edition that will now be available for free. Previously, only members were allowed to access the online training academy. Now, those that sign up can access all the features in order to get

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

If you've ever worked in an office building, you've probably noticed and felt the separation between your company and other companies. Office buildings can house anywhere from a few dozen to thousands of employees. But how many of us have worked

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

Modern Message is a Dallas-based SaaS company founded in 2012 that created a unique platform called, “Community Rewards." They announced on Facebook Live their new branding and program design for Community Rewards, which is set to release in 2017. This redesign is strategized

RideConnect is a downloadable app for Android and iOS devices that professional drivers, students, universities, events, and others can use as their ride-sharing platform. Santosh Krishnan is the founder and CEO of RideConnect, and presented at Dallas New Tech this past week. Krishnan

The concept of coworking made its way to Dallas from San Francisco in 2008, when CoHabitat launched in Uptown Dallas. In 2012, the trend really caught on, with a number of coworking spaces setting up shop across the Dallas/Fort Worth

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

ReferLocals is attempting to breach the gap between local businesses and their customers. The new Dallas start-up, founded by Mahesh Kashyap, has recently launched their iOS app and website for both the online consumer and business professional. Marketed as an

As online retailers continue to pop-up across the internet, so does competition. Recently launched Threadhabits looks to join the fray by creating an affordable peer-to-peer fashion marketplace where anyone can sell their unused clothes or their designer clothing. Currently, in

At Dallas New Tech, Jerry King presented on the company he founded called Primal Sensors. Primal Sensors is a construction operations platform that provides clients with the current location of their job site resources. The idea of a proactive location awareness platform came

Abu Sadeq is the founder and CEO of Zartech, a Dallas-based cyber threat and cybersecurity advisory firm. Sadeq has over 22 years of experience in the technology industry, including positions at global companies as chief information officer and chief information security

Matthew Tyler Brown visited Dallas New Tech to talk about his latest project, Caterly. Caterly is led by Smoot Carter and provides the Dallas, Forth Worth, Houston, and Atlanta, GA regions a platform that connects businesses with restaurants to meet their catering

At Dallas New Tech this week, Tanner Maxon, founder of Ammo Subscription, spoke about his company, his inspiration for the business, and the background that led him to create this business.  Ammo Subscription, launching this week, is a Dallas-based subscription

Local developer, Blake Harris, has introduced an app that allows anyone to run their own ad agency from the convenience of their phone.  The game, Advertising Agency, is a fun simulation game that creates the experience of being an ad

Early last month, David Cherrie, cofounder at Workplace Arcade, stopped in to Dallas New Tech to talk about his company and why he is working to change how people think about employee engagement.  Workplace Arcade guarantees retailers an uptick in sales,

Dr. Sunit Sebastian took to the Dallas New Tech stage to talk about HealPal, created in order to empower cancer patients in a way never before possible.  Dr. Sebastian is a cancer radiologist, and has experience in the clinical, educational,

SevenTablets is a mobile development and marketing firm that set its sight on making apps for businesses that will help boost revenue and reduce costs. In this global economy, companies often look for the best way to reach the consumer

Jackpot Rising is slowly emerging from years of development, and if things go according to plan (oh, and they are), they’ll be the first to leverage a massive opportunity in the gaming industry. William Webb watched the whirlwind of legal activity

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

Hail Storm Products has won entry into the 2017 Gauntlet Class of Tech Wildcatters along with six months of co-working space at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) in Dallas, following an outstanding performance at the 2016 Pitchocracy contest.  Sponsored by Comerica Bank,

A recent discussion on a community Slack channel has led to an interesting debate. The discussion centered around the desire for those who are hiring to keep their cards closely held while also needing to offer specifics for those who might

Matt Holland is the CEO and co-founder of KnKtd (pronounced connected) Behavioral Health. He presented at BigDNT and explained that there is a problem that most of us don't ever talk about, but is increasing every year. "88 million people in the

Soccer is well-loved around the world, and the team behind F.C. Link is looking to help managers and coaches work better by offering a free team management app designed specifically for the sport.  Designed by former players and coaches who

Mark Cuban, Dallas' favorite investor, has made another huge investment, this time in a company from outside of the Dallas ecosystem.  Paul Sawers writes that Apptopia raised $2.7 million from Cuban, Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary's Sound Ventures' project, 500

If you're a soccer fan, then you'll already be waiting for Major League Soccer's 2016 MLS Cup that will take place on Saturday, December 10th. What you might not know about is a branch of the MLS called MLS Works, which is

The independent pop-up shop Unbranded is back in time for the holiday shopping. Unbranded is the brainchild of Bryan Deluca, CEO of Foot Cardigan, and Matt Alexander, CEO of Q Fifty One Digital. The event has now become a successful annual

Epic Orchestra. Hopefully you have some hours to put aside today, because you have an orchestra to lead. Epic Orchestra was developed by Nick Culbertson at NōD Coworking in North Dallas. The app is a swipe-based rhythm game, where you're conducting an orchestra.

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

ShearShare was excited to announce on Twitter that they are in Batch 19 of 500 Startups, a group of startup founders, mentors, and investors from all over the world. 500 Startups was founded by Dave McClure in 2010. Their company name

Panamplify has announced that Kevin Jemison has joined the team, having been lured from Adobe.  While at Adobe, he led analytics and optimization efforts for some of the biggest brands in the business including United Health Group, BBVA, Cox Cable, and Fidelity.

TOOR is a real estate tool that is used by realtor and home sellers to ensure potential buyers have immediate access to a house on the market.  Recently featured on ABC's Shark Tank, and showcased on both Tech Crunch and

Ivie & Associates, a marketing solutions company headquartered in Flower Mound, Texas, has acquired BuzzShift, a digital strategy agency based in Dallas, Texas. Buzzshift is a Google Premier Partner, which means that they've passed exams and earned certificates to earn their

Caterly makes one of the most arduous tasks, in-office catering, easy.  Available in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and Atlanta the Caterly platform connects businesses with restaurants for all of their catering needs. Led by Smoot Carter, Caterly provides and serves more

Traxo, a leader in traveler data aggregation has released their newest comprehensive suite of travel data aggregation tools named the "Traxo CAPTURE." The Traxo CAPTURE utilizes email inbox scanning with existing data aggregation services to capture detailed information for partners, such as

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

Yahoo Finance reported that it's been a record-breaking third quarter for investors and startup companies in the Dallas area. In total, these companies received over $274 M of venture capital. This breaks previous quarterly records for both 2015 and 2016.

The Tech Wildcatters have more reason to celebrate, as they announced on their twitter feed that one of their teams, Fast Visa, leveled up to Level 4 in their Gauntlet program. The Gauntlet is an accelerator program created by the Tech

Linux Academy is announcing a partnership with Microsoft's Visual Studio Dev Essentials to connect the first 25,000 Visual Studio Dev Essentials members to also receive Azure training as part of a three-month, all-access membership with Linux Academy.  Meanwhile, the next 25,000 program members

On November 4 thru the 6, Fort Worth hosted a startup weekend where developers, designers, and entrepreneurs came together to share their fresh ideas. The highlight of the convention was the pitching contest that had startup teams selling their ideas

The Digital Transformation. That’s what historians are going to call the first few decades of the 21st century, when data analytics and automation usher in a new paradigm of communication and change the nature of transactional business. Software tells bankers

In today's society, social media is a powerhouse and includes a vast majority of apps to post and view news and social posts. While some post on only a few apps like Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Tumblr, or Instagram, others utilize all

Milk Snob is a well-loved multi-functional cover designed by a mom, for moms, that is taking the Internet by storm.  The soft, breathable fabric serves as a car seat cover and nursing cover, in fun and funky prints, offering a

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

Sunny Nadolsky is the CEO and founder of MediBookr and presented at Dallas New Tech last week. MediBookr is an online marketplace for medical imaging such as CT scans and MRIs for both patients and medical imaging centers. On the patient side, they are

In a press release, CalcuQuote was honored to be named part of the Techweek100 for Techweek Dallas. CalcuQuote provides electronics manufacturing service (EMS) quote management systems. They have integrated with big component suppliers and utilize custom labor profiles, to create a sophisticated request for

Earlier this year on June 1, a new food delivery service opened in Addison. Since then, MenuRunners has gone through a tremendous growth spurt. MenuRunners has acquired several companies since their opening, including their latest acquisition, 380 Delivery located in

Every neighborhood has that one location that seems to house a new restaurant every six months. It could have great service and a delectable menu, but for one reason or another no one can seem to make it work. If

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