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PediaQ brings on-demand pediatric care to busy families

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Any parent of a young child will tell you that kids get sick all of the time and that going to an urgent care clinic is pretty much the worst: waiting forever in a germ-infested waiting room, surrounded by more crying, sick children. Enter PediaQ: a mobile-app for on-demand pediatric urgent care launching in Frisco and Plano this May. With PediaQ, families can now access the highest quality after-hours pediatric…

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GreenBuzz Dallas joins forces with Ellen’s Southern Kitchen for new eco-friendly initiative

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GreenBuzz Dallas is a new initiative from The Grove Coworking Community in Dallas’ Historic West End. The goal is to empower local businesses to incorporate sustainable practices through community support. Businesses that participate in GreenBuzz agree to invest a certain percentage of the single-day sales in eco-friendly upgrades. In exchange, patrons swarm to support the business for a few hours on the designated day. Justin Nygren, co-owner and managing partner of…

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Editor’s Note: Actually, Millennials like Dallas just fine.

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Last month marked the three-year anniversary of my move to Dallas. The night I moved in to my Design District apartment was the same night that the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge opened to great fanfare. I watched the fireworks light up the sky from the top of our parking garage and felt the same surge of excitement and promise that I used to feel when overlooking New York City from Brooklyn…

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No more ramen noodles: FiveOH! finds food for $5 or less

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Many of us still walk through the grocery store and smile with nostalgia when we come across that giant box of ramen instant noodles. How could we not? It was always available, easily prepared, and cost next to nothing. But doesn’t today’s college student deserve better? Shail Bhatt and Ali Mirza, co-founders of FiveOH! certainly think so. FiveOH! is a free mobile app that helps college students find an alternative to ramen…

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Caffeine, Community, and Collaboration—1 Million Cups Dallas Weekly

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Every Wednesday morning from 9-10 AM at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, two new entrepreneurs take the stage to showcase their products or services to other local professionals. Presenters have a total of six minutes to explain their business concept to a sizable audience, who in turn provide about 20 minutes of feedback. Created by the Kauffman Foundation, 1 Million Cups (1MC) is based on the idea that networking and creative…

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New Coding Boot Camp Comes to Dallas

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Dallas’ evolving need for technological talent has caught national attention and attracted new business to the city. To that end, Tech Talent South (TTS), a rapidly growing education startup, will be hosting their coding boot camp in Dallas next month. TTS offers eight-week code immersion courses that prepare startups and aspiring web developers alike with the coding and web development skills needed to succeed in Dallas’ thriving tech industry. The boot…

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Exclusive: B2B digital marketing company, MultiView, appoints new COO

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MultiView, an Irving-based B2B digital marketing company, announced today that Steve Fullbright, formerly at ReachLocal, has been named Chief Operating Officer. With more than 15 years of deep technical and strategic operations experience, Fullbright is the perfect candidate to lead MultiView into new territory while remaining true to the company’s roots. “This is an awesome time to join MultiView,” Fullbright said. “Our vast customer base of more than 40,000 advertisers and 2,100 association partnerships…

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2pointb Ends Service in Dallas

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Welp, hope you used those free ride codes while you had them because effective Friday, 2pointb is closing its doors in Dallas. The rideshare app competed with more recognizable brands like Uber and Lyft (though the use of the word “compete” is relative in the saturated market of ride sharing applications). According to their press kit, the biggest differentiators for 2pointb was their vetting process for drivers, commercial insurance requirements, and…

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Apply now for the REVTECH 2015 Accelerator

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REVTECH aims to accelerate the best retail, restaurant & hospitality tech companies across the globe. REVTECH provides $40K in seed capital, a 14-week mentor driven program complete with business development workshops hosted by successful entrepreneurs and industry leaders, free office space at The DEC, and an opportunity to pitch at Demo Day in September. The program expects to have a cohort 4-7 teams beginning from June 15th through September 18th…

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CampReward aims to be the Expedia of the camping industry

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A new Dallas-based online travel company, which provides RV Parks and campgrounds in the United States, Canada, and Mexico another marketing channel to book campsites, launches this month. CampReward is the first online travel company to offer consumers the opportunity to book their camping trips online while earning valuable reward points that can be used for future trips and camping gear. “We are thrilled to be launching our site and to begin offering online…