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 insurance. InsuredMine looks to place...

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 – they did bad things, we...

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, and has a background in...

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 noticed something about her students. “It...

  At Ignite DFW 6, Steve, who is vegan, gave a talk on ethical eating and the effects that meat diets have on the ecosystem.  He argued that a plant-based diet isn’t only sustainable for the human body, but also economical with the potential to eliminate...

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 make group lunches, “more about...

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 to King when he was...

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 tradition that has Independent vendors...

This is not a joke: What does a former truffle chef turned coleslaw master, a LinkedIn for patients coupled with a match.com algorithm, and a “Medium” for video have in common? You might wonder if you missed a headline in the news about coleslaw and...

Jesse Lee the co-founder and CEO of M2M Circuits, spoke at Dallas new tech on Tuesday. Lee was originally in Cyber Security, but co-founded M2M Circuits to focus on bringing 4g to the IoT. He was first inspired to get into this space by his father-in-law,...

The founder of vImmune (who we have featured before), Ashutosh Prasad, pitched at Dallas New Tech on Tuesday Evening. Looking to be the world’s best immunization management tool available, it launched in June of 2016. While most medical apps are too scientific in nature, vImmune...

Zach Weismann co-founder of Cancer-Q, pitched at Dallas New Tech on Tuesday the 6th. Weismann aims to simplify the research process of those going through cancer and their loved ones. For those diagnosed with cancer, the internet can have a wealth of information. So much so,...

We see what you did there, 1 Million Cups Organizers… Mobile. Definition: (1) Able to move or be moved freely or easily. (2) Of or relating to cellular phones, handheld computers, and similar technology. (Thank you, Google.) The community experienced both definitions in our 45-minute...

Insight! That was the name of the game at 1 Million Cups on Wednesday, August 24th. The community both gave insight, and gained it by listening to the pitches by Laura and Laramie. Both products are in beta (or, in Laura’s case, still being researched),...

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...

Cheri Garcia, inventor of the Luminous Envy tanning bed, and PR worker for Mark Cuban companies, talked at Ignite DFW this week about Cornbread Hustle, a staffing agency she founded to help convicted felons and former drug addicts find jobs. Cheri explained that entrepreneurs often get into...

Joseph Brewster, the CEO of a DFW design company as well as his own photography company, often speaks and mentors on the topics of productivity and life management. At Ignite DFW this week he asked the question: Why do we scare ourselves? He explained that sane, rational people will pay good money to...

Arlo Gilbert, CEO of Baby Vida in Austin, Texas recently shared a Facebook post detailing his thoughts on providing alcohol at technology events for the Austin startup community. Gilbert previously spent over nine years in the DFW area before moving to Austin.  His work experience...

“Make it Healthy. Make it Yummy. Make it Simple.” This was the tagline of Muffin Else, the sole presenter at 1 Million Cups on Wednesday, July 20th. Shira Krakowski and her husband, Oz, presented their certified paleo muffin mix made with eight ingredients. Their mixture...

Sometimes it’s the comments and feedback from the community that can help you define your product better than you can yourself. Pitching your idea, talking through your problem, and working with the smart minds around you is what defines “community.” A safe zone for conversation...

Wing Ware is a Dallas start up that is improving the safety and reliability of aircraft fueling equipment, by revolutionizing the maintenance records for the equipment. DNT heard from Kent Dial, the President and Founder of Wing Ware. Wing Ware is a software company offering...

No more pain in the grass! Dallas based start-up Robin gives you the ability to put your lawn on “auto-pilot”. Co-founder Justin Crandall of Robin, spoke Tuesday night at Dallas New Tech, explaining his on-demand landscaping service that greatly simplifies your outdoor maintenance routine. Think...

One of the best parts about attending 1 Million Cups is the opportunity to hear from a spectrum of companies: those with traction and looking for funding, to those in development and pitching their concept. The community will always bring their feedback and comments… it’s...

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...

There are few people who can pop-up out of the audience, create a product on-the-fly, and then deliver a succinct 30-second pitch to a crowd of hecklers. Josh Stramiello, who you may remember from Dallas New Tech (April 2016) with his company BEVScore, did the...

Walking into the doctors office can, at times, feel like being quizzed on your vital signs, or personal history, or in the case of rehab, your personal habits. It can feel like your doctor, nurse, and technician are not listening to you… or, better yet,...

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...

Dallas’ Festival of Ideas, held at Fair Park on Friday and Saturday, February 19-20, gathered not only great minds in the industries of literature, entrepreneurship, health, education and infrastructure/architecture but Dallasites that were completely invested in the improvement of their city. Bishop T.D. Jakes, in last...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7Klvtj6vJY By Teryn O’Brien Imagine this scenario: You come home on a Friday night, and your significant other asks, “What are we going to do tonight?” It’s the dreaded question couples ask across the country, joked Nick Vrana, founder of Take Us Out (TUO). “That question is...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCxO7MbfK3c By Marlene Den Bleyker The travel business is a $1.4 trillion industry, and according to Aassia Haq, founder of Guidrr, Inc., peer-to-peer influencers are the new gatekeepers of the industry. While lost in Florence Italy, Haq called a friend who was a travel blogger in the area...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD9NobPrH44 By Teryn O’Brien Eighty-two percent of all carbon emission is man-made, and 28% of that emission is from automobiles. Electric cars are the answer to this problem, according to Edward Morgan, CEO of Revitalize Charging Solutions, Inc. “Most people want to buy an electric car,” said Morgan....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJZwshqKCoQ By Marlene Den Bleyker Parents play a large role in the development of children, so when preparing a child for kindergarten, it is important to embrace those teachable moments that can lead a child to academic success. Ready Rosie is a platform that offers parents two-minute, daily...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scWvJ0yKD0o by Marlene Den Bleyker Providing mental and physical stimulation for your dog is critical. Today’s pet owners find themselves caught up in their everyday life, often leaving dogs on their own. Santiago Gutierrez, founder and chief executive officer for PulsePet, had an opportunity to speak to an...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYzr0hbXwXA by R. Danes Milo is a two­foot tall robot that helps kids with autism overcome the social handicaps that characterize the disorder. Developed by Dallas, Texas­ based Robokind, the facially expressive, socially responsive robot breaks a lot of molds in children’s autism therapy. Chief Technology officer and...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zP82-2MdAP0 by Marlene Den Bleyker Describing local tourism as a sweaty bus full of people, Omeed Shams and Andrew Brown, co‐founders of Kwest, propose a whole new twist to exploring a city to the audience at Dallas New Tech in October. Shams said, ”Kwest is a brand new and...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLeguDCjjGI by Teryn O'Brien At this very moment, 850,000 people are celebrating their birthday in the United States. Nacho Birthday is an online crowdfunding platform intended to tap into the celebration of birthdays. Ryan Ogbeide, Founder of Nacho Birthday, presented at Dallas New Tech. “Birthdays are the biggest...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev2KJ8sXypc by Marlene Den Bleyker Engaging the customer through email can be a frustrating experience for many organizations. Maintaining large databases containing email addresses is a daunting task due to the accuracy and availability of the email address. Daniel Stevens, founder of Kickbox, an email verification service, explained...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEQRwCqnsZA by Teryn O'Brien Imagine you’re away from home, and you’re getting calls from your home security company about an activated alarm, and you can’t do anything about it. It’s with this scenario that Omar Barlas, Founder of SensorSphere, opened up his presentation at Dallas New Tech. SensorSphere’s...

It's that time of year when college students everywhere are looking for summer internships and career opportunities after graduation. More and more young people are lured by the appeal of working in a startup: flexible schedules and offices with ping-pong tables, kegerators, and lack of formal...