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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

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

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

Drones have become a means to new advances, through not only delivering your second season of Game of Thrones, but photography, video and now an emerging sport. But, what other applications could it be used for? Two Dallas-based companies are part

Economic Development Division for the City of Denton, in conjunction with the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC), has announced that Stoke, a new 9,216 square foot co-working space and entrepreneur center, will be opening on August 1st. “Many people have worked hard

“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

Jackpot Rising, is a Dallas startup founded by William Webb, who grew up in University Park and graduated from SMU. His previous work was in private equity, before launching Jackpot Rising. Recently, the startup gained $3 million in funding from a Dallas venture

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

Pokemon Go, Nintendo’s first mobile "AR" or augmented reality game, was only released a week ago and has taken the U.S. by storm. AR refers to the placement of a superimposed digital image over the real-world environment. So for Pokemon Go, you could

Texas, the second largest state, in the heart of the south holds the Dallas-Fort Worth metro. Where Fort Worth holds the history of the old south, and Dallas contains a hub of city-slickers, this area is where companies should not

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

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

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

Inspired by The Grove's unique co-working community, The Mix Coworking and Creative Space is providing a new neighborhood space for people who are passionate about their work and their world to connect and create. Located in the basement level of the historic

  What could you do with a spare $6,000 dollars in your bank account? You could probably think of a million things to spend the additional cash on, so what we're about to reveal might be of interest to you. Forth Worth's Business Assistance

"You already know what to do. Why not get paid for it?" Or so goes klink's tagline, emblazoned across their site. With a current account full of investor cash and the impressive social following to match, klink's Dallas-based intrepid poobahs have surely lived

Within the realm of big data, a technology shift is happening to procure new ways of discovering & understanding large amounts of information. At the forefront of this shift is Dallas’ very own, Brainspace, to tackle the movement. Dave Copps, CEO

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

Oneride  is a ride sharing option that has flown entirely under the radar since it's inception in 2014, and offers more features and functionality than its top competitors.  This Plano-based company is headed by two Dallas natives, Anthony Brusdeilins and

This post comes to us from Jessica Koss, founder and CEO at Foundation for C.H.O.I.C.E. I asked her to write a piece that describes the opportunity that her startup is addressing, and to provide a clear and actionable means by

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

The SMU School of Engineering is already known for its many triumphs.  Now it’s adding to its reputation for leadership. There Marc Christensen, dean of the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, leads a multi-institutional team working under the complicated acronym “REVEAL”

https://youtu.be/BIV4o1qClDs Startup entrepreneurs often find themselves up to their knees in tricky decisions about how to give their idea legs and make it a reality. Luckily, there is a North Star to follow that will make all those questions a lot easier to

https://youtu.be/8KWTtJuQYUM Virtual reality is one of those areas that has always inspired fantasies of the fantastic things technology might enable us to do. Perhaps one day, literally any experience could be lived out through advancements in technology. While the actual technology available has

Dallas Startup Week included an impressive presentation that addressed the financial side of operations, as shared by Gary Wetzel, CEO and cofounder of Form.io, which focuses on engineering serverless data management workflow. In his section of the event, Wetzel outlined things to aim for, as

Among the presentations during Dallas Startup Week, one that took place was a seminar that focused on how to build solid client foundations. The presentation was given by Fred Felcher, co-owner of the Marcole Design Group, a software development consulting firm. Felcher provided

The first segment on Thursday during the Dallas Startup Week event was a breakfast session in the monthly Pulse series of presentations, with featured speaker Homero Rivas, MD, MBA, director of Innovative Surgery and assistant professor of Surgery at Stanford

One of the many presentations available to attendees during Dallas Startup Week was one that focused on the current state of developing for the Internet of Things (IoT). Hosted by Adrian Fernandez, microcontroller development experience manager at Texas Instruments, the segment addressed

During Dallas Startup Week, Brandon E.B. Ward, creative director for Precocity, LLC, shared a presentation on how to make good selections when hiring user experience (UX) designers. Among the topics covered were what sorts of questions to ask, what sorts of

https://youtu.be/7MtPdUeIhgE Dallas Startup Week held a panel discussion about Life After Series A for healthcare startups. A Series A is considered a company's first significant round of venture capital financing. Dr. Jonathan Clarke, CEO of Mend, moderated the panel that included Paul Herchman,

https://youtu.be/D2RbQML0L7o Blogging is about content, but the new trend is video. At Dallas Startup Week, a panel of YouTube/Vloggers in the fashion and entertainment industries came together to discuss the trend for fashion video and getting their brand message out. The panel

https://youtu.be/nvu949cB5X4 What if you could replace a wall of text with a simple diagram that takes five seconds to understand? Or turn a massive and confusing dataset into a neat visual representation of past, current and future trends? Stephen P. Anderson,

https://youtu.be/jrQ35nepiV8 Anyone who knows a gamer can tell you that their itch to play on a daily basis, sometimes for hours on end, borders on a legitimate addiction. Now diverse businesses and organizations looking to increase customer engagement are trying to give their

https://youtu.be/8uHZWf2xQgo The interactive voice-recognition systems most of us are used to are potentially convenient for tasks like paying bills on the go or getting an operator on the line. But most are nothing to write home about, and some even find

A session of House of Genius formed one of the many presentations during Dallas Startup Week, bringing together innovators from diverse business areas. The format of House of Genius is an invitational discussion group intended to address problems from established startups

Among the various presentations that took place during Dallas Startup Week, the Secrets of Health System Innovation panel offered information from a range of contributing speakers of diverse medical backgrounds. The list of panelists included Shawn Lovelady, Sr., director of strategic development

During a Dallas Startup Week event, Ryan Roberts gave a presentation on Common Seed and Venture Capital Deal Terms that intended to help sort through raising capital, with a particular focus on what that situation is like in Dallas. A self-described

https://youtu.be/dqAgFXhXz0E During Dallas Startup Week 2016, panel moderator Laura Miller, head of small business of Chase Commerce Solutions at JPMorgan Chase, began by saying that the goal of the panel was to demystify the credit process and enable entrepreneurs to use credit

https://youtu.be/h2XH5dA-EpU During Dallas Startup Week 2016, Kevin Kirkpatrick led a panel that discussed marketing through games and games for marketing. Essentially, the gamification of marketing. The panel consisted of four entrepreneurs of Dallas startups, who spoke about using a game platform to

https://youtu.be/79tXieBESeo?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx Inspirational speaker Nikki Duong Koenig was right at home on stage at Ignite DFW 4 when she spoke about vegan fashion. For those of you who don’t know what vegan means, it excludes all animal products and byproducts, in all aspects

https://youtu.be/HCDpy0VeQEQ?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx Krista Nightengale, managing director of the Better Block Foundation, took to the stage at Ignite DFW 4 to inform us about the future of Dallas. “We are on the cusp of greatness, but we can’t screw it up," she said. She

https://youtu.be/vLlyy7-rmTY?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx Michael Pratt, founder of Panamplify, stepped up to the Ignite DFW challenge to inspire the audience with his talk about the "Star in Our Faults." According to Pratt, the reference to "star" means our strengths and the "faults" are our vulnerabilities.

https://youtu.be/oglr4t2dOJY?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx Why does following your dreams lead to stunning success for some but idleness and failure for others? Can we finally get to the bottom of this so that all of us can know the formula for making ideas reality? Business owner Ashley

https://youtu.be/Ck6Lk0Cprcw?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx Sharing your ideas is a touchy subject for entrepreneurs. The technology world is teeming with hungry developers and investors looking to be launch the next Facebook, Twitter, what-have-you, and they know they are just one stellar idea away. This is

https://youtu.be/YF4epHaXouo?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx A look through the cannon of science fiction will surprise the reader not so much for how fantastic the gadgets and machines are, but for how familiar they are. The liquid-fueled rocket, the cell phone, the submarine -- all of these

https://youtu.be/anMBBisVFMM?list=PLBSUBckYUX-PKuGpCBrZKAWMc4ATe9Nnx You may have heard the word abundance used by New-Age types to refer to prosperity -- presumably because the word "money" has picked up some bad energy, or something. It's not just an abundance of lucre they refer to, but

https://youtu.be/-S3DFvtXXeQ Dallas Startup Week 2016 kicked off with a panel of guests who were there to welcome and motivate attendees. The key message was to navigate the event and learn all you can about being an entrepreneur and tapping into the

Jeff Hroncheck, founder of BlueCar, introduced his service as a dispatcher application for your smartphone during the Dallas New Tech event on April 12. Not to be confused with a central dispatcher like Uber, BlueCar uses a User Directed Dispatch

During the Dallas New Tech event on April 12, Brody Holohan, cofounder of Verifomics, explained how the company analyzes your DNA and offers personalized methods, centered on your specific background, to improve your health. “The central motivating idea is based

During the Dallas New Tech event on April 12, Todd McGee, CEO of Cataboom, introduced a behavioral marketing engagement platform that uses Pavlov’s behavioral conditioning theory to instantly and consistently reward a good behavior and change behavior over time through gamification. McGee

When BEVscore founder Joshua Stramiello was in law school, he experienced the loss of a family friend -- a realtor who went to meet a client and never returned. This was the motivation behind his new product BEVscore, an app

https://youtu.be/swRcjiSm5zQ?list=PLBSUBckYUX-Py1kGD-x56iXUhRz31e7h6 Anyone who has ever had a home improvement project knows that going from a phone call to a contractor to a quote to a final price can be fraught with unpleasant surprises. From wildly different price quotes to hidden costs,

https://youtu.be/uoPYKZDnUg8 Stock brokers have long debated the ingredients that go into lucrative stock picks. Some have maintained that only careful study and prudence provide long-term success, while others have argued that sheer luck is behind many investors' fortunes. This seems like

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

Performance wear meets the symphony. This might seem like an unlikely pair, but as Kevin Yu realized, it was a pairing that made formal wear more comfortable. His idea of “performal,” formal meets performance wear, is allowing musicians of the

Word of mouth (WOM) has time and again been the best way to let others know about an event, a new restaurant nearby, or someone’s great service. People pass on a card or a number, hoping to grow their business

March brings a new month and a new look for Launch DFW. While the revamping is finally finished, there's some catching up to do with posts from February. Launch wants to take this moment to continue the Black History Month

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

March brings a new month and a new look for Launch DFW. While the revamping is finally finished, there's some catching up to do with posts from February. Launch wants to take this moment to continue the Black History Month

March brings a new month and a new look for Launch DFW. While the revamping is finally finished, there's some catching up to do with posts from February. Launch wants to take this moment to continue the Black History Month

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

Russ Russell, founder and CEO of NotebookU, Inc., joined the Dallas New Tech presenters on March 1 to showcase his company’s solution for college students. He began his presentation by saying, “As college students ourselves, we recognize the need for

Andrew Zusman, VP of product for Skyrise, Inc., featured his product at Dallas New Tech on March 1 as an engagement tool for the occupants of commercial buildings. Appealing to property managers, Skyrise is a communication and concierge platform for commercial

Jay Ali, founder of Smerts, told the audience at Dallas New Tech on March 1 that his company’s mission is to empower people with timely and relevant information. The company calls itself “The Kayak of Alerts,” one and done. Users have

Matthew S. Lewis, founder and CEO of CommonEdits, Inc., joined Dallas New Tech on March 1 to highlight his open-source platform for 30,000 aspiring singers and bands. “It’s a shame that the music we are getting today is too processed,” he said.

Raj Daniels, founder and CEO of OpenTime, LLC, began his presentation at Dallas New Tech on March 1 with some dancing and audience participation. Daniels, who operates a time management system, didn’t waste any time. “The only reason we are

NoiseAware Cofounder David Krauss hit the stage at Dallas New Tech on March 1 to offer a solution to rental property owners who lose money due to noisy renters. He began his journey on this project when, as an Airbnb, Inc.

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

Since 2009, Launch DFW has been the leading blog covering the seed and early stage startups market for Dallas/Fort Worth. There are others that cover startups, business, enterprise, and our friends at Dallas Innovates are focused exclusively on innovation across

Black History Month was created and is observed annually for remembrance and appreciation of notable people and events in the history of descendants of the African diaspora or people of African ancestry. This month gives us a chance to highlight

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

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJUEPCQ9pFg by Marlene Den Bleyker Matt Houston has spent the past 10 years working to help the city of Dallas with his involvement in the Community Development for Economic Equality. He said that usually he is the youngest person in the room,

Dallas-based SaaS startup, Modern Message, today announced the completed expansion of its corporate headquarters to better accommodate the 120 percent employee growth the company experienced in 2015. Modern Message pioneered the concept of advocacy marketing in the apartment industry through its

Black History Month was created and is observed annually for remembrance and appreciation of notable people and events in the history of descendants of the African diaspora or people of African ancestry. This month gives us a chance to highlight

Please join us next Tuesday, March 1 at the Downtown Dallas Public Library for the latest edition of Dallas New Tech! Also known as #BigDNT, this is our opportunity to share some of the greatest tech in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyz1vmP5S2I by Marlene De Bleyker The brain holds some of our oldest technology, according to Jeremy Gregg, managing director of Gregg Partners. He recently took to the Ignite stage to talk about the heart of poetry, saying “Not about meter or rhyme

Black History Month was created and is observed annually for remembrance and appreciation of notable people and events in the history of descendants of the African diaspora or people of African ancestry. This month gives us a chance to highlight

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

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

The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture in partnership with The Dallas Morning News, will host the second annual Dallas Festival of Ideas February 19-20 at Fair Park. The free event, made possible by Bank of America, will focus on

February is a special month. While the shortest, it packs in a lot of love and appreciation with the holidays and celebrations observed. A fairly unknown celebration of this month is the love of structures that mean so much to

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPKtZZh1qG8 by Marlene De Bleyker As co-founder of Emporium Pies opened a pie shop, Megan Wilkes felt as if she fulfilled a dream. However, she soon discovered that with every dream comes reality to slap you in the face. The two “buzz kills”

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

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qb46Lr5wsog by Teryn O’Brien Because of the rise of big data and contemporary analytics, a marketer’s time is being consumed more and more with getting reports for their campaigns. The big problem is that data scientists don’t scale well—all you can do

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 have a love for pop culture, then take your nerdy heart to a place where it can run wild and free. Dallas Comic Con Fan Days, presented by FAN EXPO, returns to the Irving Convention Center Feb. 13-14,

The Dallas-Fort Worth startup community has momentum, that's clear. Startups here, like everywhere else in the world, grow from humble beginnings. CoFounders Lab, the co-working spaces, universities, and coffee shops are some of the places founders meet. Readers of Launch

The Iron Yard has announced the opening of a new campus in Dallas. Starting in March, the Dallas campus will offer courses in Front-End Engineering and Back-End Engineering in an immersive, 12-week format designed to prepare students to enter the workforce

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fv0pORTkCTg Marlene Den Bleyker Showman is an interactive signage company that puts the power of advertising in the hands of the company. According to Tucker McCormack, chief operating officer of the company, the service’s digital sign feature is easy to use and

Black History Month was created and is observed annually for remembrance and appreciation of notable people and events in the history of descendants of the African diaspora or people of African ancestry. This month gives us a chance to highlight

Coworking provides entrepreneurs, permalancers, and creatives with a fresh environment to work independently and constructively on their projects. HeadSpace is the latest coworking space to pop up and offers an inspiring location for creatives to clear their heads and buckle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBBa8oNW7Lg by Marlene Den Bleyker LaByron Thomas, Navy Veteran, Producer and Entrepreneur spoke at Ignite DFW 3 about some of the ways his company is giving back to the community through capturing philanthropic events and sharing them with supporters. Beginning his career as

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