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Health Technology Forum Event at Health Wildcatters

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The Health Technology Forum, Health 2.0 Dallas, Health Wildcatters and the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs are partnering up on October 23 for an important discussion on Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems, led by Fred Trotter. The event will “focus on the variety of challenges in designing an EHR, and some of the issues and frustrations that users currently experience.” A 2014 survey of the American College of Physicians revealed that…


The Grove Celebrates One Year of Coworking and Its Expansion in Downtown Dallas

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In September 2013, The Grove opened up its doors to Dallas startups, welcoming entrepreneurs and small businesses looking for not only a place to work, but a community to thrive in. The coworking space has grown from 6 companies to over 70, and that amount of growth called for the recent expansion “to meet the needs of our growing community of entrepreneurs, collaborators, small businesses and change-agents.” The Grove is…


Google Names Addison as 2014 eCity

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We are SO THRILLED to hear that Google has named Addison as the 2014 eCity for the State of Texas, “joining the ranks of America’s leading cities in the digital economy.”  Startups and corporations alike have been able to leverage the Internet to build momentum in business and grow their online audiences. The eCity Awards “recognize the strongest online business communities in all fifty states,” according to a recent release….


NTX Apps Awards Night is TOMORROW!

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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 sure to be a thrilling evening. Two of the winners will also be presenting at November’s Dallas New Tech, and we’re especially…


Some Guidelines for Your Online Presence

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I get to talk to some really great startups, y’all. We have so many generous, creative and seriously intelligent entrepreneurs in our community, and you work hard. Entrepreneurs also work a lot. And when you’re trying to accomplish everything under the sun, it’s a little hard to focus. Especially when it comes to marketing what you’re actually doing. Here are a few guidelines that I’d like to throw out there, and I look…


Empowered Messaging with the Amby App

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A little over a year ago, James Fontana’s sister lost her dog. It was a stressful situation, obviously, and she posted on Facebook to try getting the word out. “My sister lives in far north Dallas and no one could help her. Her voice may as well have been silent,” says James. It was that incident that helped to inspire the development of AMBY, an app that James Fontana, Bob…


Kickstart Monday: Finding Opportunities for Your Purpose with PurposeMatch

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In this day and age of countless opportunities, finding a fulfilling career path has become more difficult than ever for newer generations in the work force. Tasked with choosing the best foundations for their future, thousands of young students and workers feel overwhelmed or “stuck”. PurposeMatch, a multidimensional species of self-improvement program, was developed as a guide that “helps people get unstuck” through emphasis on matching any person to a unique sense of purpose….

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Game Cart: Ushering in the Next Generation of Golf

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The team behind Dallas tech startup, World Class Creations, has been at it for over three years now. This Tuesday, they’ll have the opportunity to show off the impressive technology that they’ve been developing, at the Nancy Lieberman Foundation Celebrity Classic at The Clubs of Prestonwood. That’s right, it’s tech…for golf. “Golf is a traditional sport,” explains Peter Bastawros, founder and CEO of World Class Creations. “The need for modernizing…


VentureSpur Pitch Day is October 29!

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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 focused in technology for the restaurant, retail and hospitality industries. Participants include founders from Mexico, China, New Jersey, Georgia, and Dallas. Asif Khan, Executive…


Health Wildcatters to Host VC Program for Dallas Startups

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Dallas accelerator Health Wildcatters will host a weeklong Venture Capital program from October 13-17, welcoming VCs from around the country. The weeklong program is part of the Health Wildcatters’ 12-week accelerator, which culminates in November when the startups present to investors at a “Pitch Day.” “VC Week is a great way for our startups to get additional exposure to some of the funding elements that they’ll encounter after the program,”…