News Tab

Tag : featured


UT Dallas 2015 Business Idea Competition Final Pitch Event—How did they do?

Read More

I was running a little late to the 2015 Business Idea Competition Final Pitch Event at UT Dallas –traffic was much heavier than expected for a Friday morning. Ironically, I met Jurgen Arts (VP and CFO Region North America for Ericsson) – the man presenting the awards – on the shuttle to the Arts and Technology Building. Small world! We chatted about what brought us there. It was obvious why…

Screen Shot 2015-11-24 at 9.24.22 PM

Google Glass connects in­ demand doctors with in­ need patients

Read More

by Teryn O’Brien Most often, people have to wait weeks or months to see a medical specialist, even with dire needs to address. “This is a real issue that’s affecting millions of Americans,” said Cobby Amoah, Founder and CEO of Obaa, Inc. He discussed his company’s goal to connect medical specialists in a more efficient manner at Dallas New Tech. Prime by Obaa Prime by Obaa is the direct line…


Guidrr—Here’s to #NewTravel

Read More

Guidrr is a Dallas-based travel startup founded by world traveler and tech entrepreneur, Aassia Haq. The Guidrr app is available in Dallas, Sao Paulo, Florence, Paris and more major travel destinations around the world, and features curated lists of things to do in the particular city or town that you are visiting. Their app is built for travel influencers—no more worrying about the accuracy of traditional guide books or online review sites. Haq…


Join us for Dallas New Tech—The Holiday Edition at Lofty Spaces

Read More

Please join us on Tuesday, December 1st, at Lofty Spaces for Dallas New Tech—Holiday Edition! Also known as #BigDNT, this is our opportunity to share some of the greatest tech in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with the greater community. Check out the lineup and get your tickets below! Buy Tickets Here. MassVenture is a leader in crowdfunding for retail (non-accredited) investors in Texas and Colorado. Based out of the Collide Village…

10 august 2015

Announcing: the Launch DFW Internship Program

Read More

Launch DFW is currently searching for a few stellar individuals to join our team as interns this coming Spring and Summer. If you want to kick off 2016 with a killer internship at a rapidly growing media startup, we want to hear from you. Check out the information and opportunities below and shoot us an email with your best pitch on why you should be part of the team. The Launch…

Screen Shot 2015-10-19 at 10.57.29 AM

Events of the Week

Read More

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 you at the start of each week. It’s Thanksgiving week but there are still some regular events taking place at the start of the week. Check…


A spam makeover for marketers, Kickbox improves web cred

Read More

by Marlene Den Bleyker Engaging the customer through email can be a frustrating experience for many organizations. Maintaining large databases containing email addresses is a daunting task due to the accuracy and availability of the email address. Daniel Stevens, founder of Kickbox, an email verification service, explained how email verification can raise your “web cred” with the ISPs and ESPs during a recent presentation at Dallas New Tech.According to Stevens,…


Mark Cuban, Dallas’ Favorite Tech Billionaire Has Words For You

Read More

Mark Cuban, everyone’s favorite Dallas based tech billionaire, host of ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank,” and owner of the Dallas Mavericks has some words of wisdom for you, dear entrepreneur. When you’re serious you’ll know. Everyone will know, says Cuban: “You know without any doubt in your mind, you know your industry better than anybody. You’re not really taking a risk. You’ll know when the time is, and you’ll go.”…


Dallas Based Match Group Debuts on NASDAQ as MTCH, Raises $400 Million

Read More

Match Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTCH) debuted yesterday at $13.50 per share. It was up 20% by noon local time. Match Group, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of dating products with a portfolio of more than 45 brands including Match.com, OkCupid, Tinder, OurTime, and BlackPeopleMeet. A unit of billionaire Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp, Match Group’s global headquarters are located in Dallas, Texas. This is the most recent feature in a growing…


Robots as first responders: How machine ­learning can save lives and offer peace of mind

Read More

by Teryn O’Brien Imagine you’re away from home, and you’re getting calls from your home security company about an activated alarm, and you can’t do anything about it. It’s with this scenario that Omar Barlas, Founder of SensorSphere, opened up his presentation at Dallas New Tech. SensorSphere’s security solution According to Barlas, SensorSphere is hoping to change security monitoring with “a Wi‐Fi connected robotic ball to monitor your home away…