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...

Real estate has forever been a huge part of Dallas (and Texas) culture. But these days, development is shifting towards startup and technology ecosystems. From multiple coworking spaces to buildings like 211 North Ervay – which house Fork Work, LAUNCH DFW, Tech and Health Wildcatters, Velocis...

We're excited to hear that BarCamp Dallas is back on December 13! It's been seven years since the last event, and several awesome people in our community are coming together to make it happen again at Tech Wildcatters and Fort Work down in the West End. BarCamp...

We're excited to announce that our 2014 LAUNCH DFW Holiday Gift Guide is now live! Local businesses and service providers are featuring their wares for FOUR WEEKS on our site.  Head over to our Gift Guide page to check out the awesome companies that are supporting our economy and startup community. The guide will be LIVE...

This weekend, students will get the opportunity to build projects and new technology together at The Garage in Deep Ellum. Dallas is one of 23 cities where CodeDay will be hosted, in an effort to bring programs for students looking to build their skills and learn...

If you can believe it, it's already that time. After 12 weeks of workshops, mentoring, hackathons and lectures, the NTX Apps Challenge will culminate tomorrow in one awesome Awards Night ceremony, complete with jumbo oversized checks. There's $80,000 worth of prize money to be given out, so...

It's the first pitch day in Dallas to exclusively feature new technologies for the restaurant & retail industries, and we've already made our reservations. VentureSpur's 12-week program hosted six early-stage technology companies, and Pitch Day is the culmination of the class experience. This year's startups are...

North Texas is home to over 28,000 nonprofits, and of those, 83% have budgets of less than $100,000. With limited resources and time, the need for technology is sometimes deprioritized. Dallas GiveCamp is a weekend-long workshop dedicated to supporting those needs. "Software developers, designers, database administrators...

Mark your calendars for October 29! VentureSpur Pitch Day is coming up and promises to be an awesome event! Pitch Day is the culmination of the 2014 VentureSpur program, which is currently housed at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center. "Pitch Day will feature investment and product pitches from our...

Most of the Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that we've featured are tech-related, so this week's project is a little bit different - but it's for a great cause that we're excited to hear about. Pump Up West Dallas is a campaign to install bicycle repair stations...

What is a game changer? I think most people would define a game changer as a disruptive innovation that changes the status quo. Game changers come in many varieties, from the very simple, to the very complex. If executed properly the end result is the same:...

Dallas ranked third in the nation in a recent report from JLL on the state of technology-related jobs. Steve Brown with the Dallas Morning News reported that "only California’s Silicon Valley and the Boston area have more high-tech workers" than the Dallas area. “Continued high-tech growth...

Two Bitcoin ATMs are now available for use in Dallas. Their arrival is a welcome one, although some argue that it's been long overdue. Justin Hendrix, UTA student and vice president of the school's Entrepreneur Society, spoke with WFAA and stated that the club had already announced it would...

Tech Wildcatters recently announced that they'll be accepting registrations TOMORROW on August 22 for their new coding school, with classes beginning September 23. The Codex is a community-led code school featuring workshops, courses, and hackathons. "We agreed that Dallas has a lot of meetups and conferences but...

When you enter the doors of Mercy Street in Dallas, you're greeted by sounds of hope. Even during the summer, the halls of the building are alive with activity. It's clear that what's happening there is the result of hard work and commitment. One particular weekday, a...

There is a persistent and growing need for coding programs for kids -- not just in the North Texas area, but everywhere. This week's Kickstart Monday is about the Tomorrow Techies -- a project geared towards students in grades 6-12 who are interested in learning more...

Today's Kickstart Monday is all about making your beer brewing experience easier and smarter. The process of brewing beer is time-consuming and requires dedication. Today, brewing your own beer at home has become a popular endeavor, but it's not without its headaches. The process requires a careful...

The DFW Startup community has grown considerably since 2008 when there were only a handful of groups, organizations and office-sharing locations. Today, the area is buzzing with activity from Downtown Dallas to McKinney. Just like their parents, children and teens are developing new product ideas and launching businesses....

There are some awesome events going on for startups this year, and here's another one! If you're an early stage entrepreneur or startup looking to impact your global community, look no further than the IBM SmartCamp Dallas event on August 27. "If your startup strives to solve global...

The need for educating today's students in technology is growing, and we're lucky to have people like CTO of Modern Message, Daniel Miller around who see that need and find ways to accommodate it. Miller's son started playing Minecraft several years ago, and eventually he checked the game out for...