As our community continues to grow, Launch DFW is on an ongoing mission to introduce you to some of the region’s incredible startups and business innovators. We’ve partnered with Fort Worth-based WeWork ClearFork to spotlight a few of the DFW-based entrepreneurs that call this modern...

Innovation is alive and well in North Texas. A recent summit hosted by Capital One not only shined a light on the latest in product and design innovation, but it also introduced an incredible lineup of industry thought leaders and local influencers. The event's impressive...

Featured Event: LinkedIn Local -  meetup concept that allows Linkedin users to connect with their networks offline, and create meaningful interactions. Venue:  WeWork Clearfork Organizers: Joe Crenshaw, Evans Duren & Jake Jordan Prominent Speaker: Evans Duren Sponsors: Rev19, WeWork, Beacon Hill Technologies, TeffBar, VIIA Yoga Hashtags...

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...

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...

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...

Every Tuesday morning at 8 AM, the Coffee House Café in Dallas is filled with conversation as the BigD Open Coffee Club North meets to discuss current headlines and talk about new ideas for entrepreneurs seeking to improve their businesses. The group is moderated by Aimee...

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,...

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...

Ever stepped outside of your eyes-on-phone bubble to think if someone really wanted to, they could pinpoint my location right now. Scary thought, right? You might be reading this right now on your phone, going somewhere, killing time from doing something, ignoring somebody… all the...

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...

Tiffany Sunday is a Futurist, Strategist, Entrepreneur, the founder of Dillon 5, and the author of two books. (Soon to be three at the end of this year). She spoke this week at Ignite DFW about how individuals with dyslexia are hardwired for entrepreneurship. Tiffany quoted a study...

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...

“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...

Ignite DFW is a night of presentations on a variety of inspired topics — with a twist. Each presentation has 20 slides that automatically advance after 15 seconds. It is a worldwide movement. The fifth installment of Ignite DFW takes place on Tuesday, July 19,...

The two presenters at 1 Million Cups both responded to the question, “What can the community do for you?” the same way. Their response is an important lesson for all entrepreneurs to learn, and one in which Brice McBeth of Standish and Devon Diaz of...

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...

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...

Billions of gallons of water are used daily for irrigation. The average homeowner will use 20,000 gallons of water on their lawn per month. 50% of which is water wasted due to system errors and inefficiencies… to put this in dollars and cents that’s $30...

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...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mu0tJ-EB2u8&list=PLru-y7rdenfo8SlRMVhZ6vRzRpcZTWc_w by Teryn O’Brien What is the link between Ultimate Frisbee and education? Chintan Sutaria, CEO of CalcuQuote, spoke about the power of sports at this week’s Ignite DFW. Joining the Indicorps Fellowship in 2010, an organization that recruits young professionals of Indian origin, Sutaria has been...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2kdeugyS-Y by Marlene De Bleyker As a corporate attorney, Emmanuel Obi, one of Dallas Business Journal’s 40 under 40, grew tired of sipping his latte and look out his office window.  He felt he could use his law degree for a higher purpose. He said,” I was...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5Ov7KOVxu0 by Marlene De Bleyker Scrolling through his artwork on stage, Willie Baronet, artist and Southern Methodist University professor, spoke about how being creative will make you happy. He said, “Being creative can be scary because people might judge me, it’s scary and it can be frustrating.” However,...