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LAUNCH DFW’s Favorite Songs About Tech

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Whether you’re into 80’s punk or EDM, there’s a lot of great music out there. I consider myself to have a pretty broad range of musical interests, and it occurred to me the other day that there are a good number of songs (across all genres) that mention technology. It makes sense — we are all tech users, in some capacity. So singing about it is only natural. Let’s get on…


Tomorrow is the last day for Early Bird Tickets for #BigDNT!

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We’re celebrating ONE YEAR of Dallas New Tech at City Hall on November 4th, and we’d love to spend that evening with YOU. You can still get Early Bird ticket pricing until TOMORROW — get those tickets here. We’re going to have a great lineup that evening, showcasing the NTX Apps Challenge Winners, along with four great startups: Breathaleyes BreathalEyes offers customers rapid, accurate, secure, and inexpensive blood alcohol readings…


Fort Worth Medical Tech Company Partners with Olympic Champ Michael Johnson

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MedHab, LLC, a medical tech company in Forth Worth, announced today that they are partnering with world record holder, Michael Johnson, and his organization, Michael Johnson Performance, Inc., to develop further enhancements of MedHab’s training device, RPM². “We’re delighted to have the expert insights available from Michael and the MJP team, as we aim to improve our novel device designed to help athletes achieve peak performance and potentially avoid injuries related…


One Week Left to Vote on The DEC/Comerica Business Pitch Contest!

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The 10 companies selected as finalists for The DEC and Comerica’s $50,000 Business Pitch Contest will vie for the final four spots to pitch on November 20. To narrow down the finalists, the community has the opportunity to vote for their favorite company. You can participate by voting here. Polls close on October 31! Check out the 10 companies below!  


Free Small Business Legal Clinic TOMORROW

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The Dallas Bar Association Pro Bono Activities Committee and Texas Community Building with Attorney Resources (Texas C-BAR) are providing a FREE small business legal clinic at the Belo Mansion tomorrow afternoon! “Volunteer attorneys will be available for one-on-one consultation sessions to cover topics important to small businesses, such as entity formation, general liability, contracts, employment procedure, negotiation, patents and trademarks, and more,” states a public release. The clinic is funded…


Rise: Launching Better Travel in Dallas

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Think back to the last time that you flew on commercial airlines. It’s not usually something that people, especially those who travel frequently, look back on with fondness. Earlier this year, airline passengers were surveyed about their experience with airline travel and the concerns that they had around flying. When asked about the situations that worried them the most before their flight, the most reported anxieties were around on-time departure, getting…


Online marketplace, Quantifye, is changing how businesses hire consultants

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When you think of management consulting, you probably think of an expensive way to have someone tell you that you’re running your business into the ground. For large corporations with deep pockets, this may not be an issue. For small businesses, the idea of management consulting might be too costly to ever prove valuable. Texas native Shams Juma wants to challenge the traditional consulting model. Juma is the founder and…


SafeNight: Providing Shelter to Victims in Need

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Domestic violence is pervasive in communities across America, affecting hundreds of thousands of women, children, and men each year. Over 1,000 cases are reported from households in Dallas alone each day. Many of the afflicted are given sanctuary through the constant efforts of family violence agencies and similar organizations; however, all too frequently the number of victims exceeds the number of beds available. This is where the team behind SafeNight…


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…