Top
Image Alt

News Tag

  /  Posts tagged "News"

The Digital Transformation. That’s what historians are going to call the first few decades of the 21st century, when data analytics and automation usher in a new paradigm of communication and change the nature of transactional business. Software tells bankers

Every neighborhood has that one location that seems to house a new restaurant every six months. It could have great service and a delectable menu, but for one reason or another no one can seem to make it work. If

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas has announced a move for some of their employees from their Richardson-based location to a historic building in Dallas' West End.  This exciting news is the first major business to relocate any of their

On November 7th the Global World Summit will begin and last until November 10th in Lisbon, Portugal. The summit will see around 50,000 attendees from entrepreneurs, to big businesses that will show off their latest tech, and share business practices.

Following Cole Oliver's presentation on CHDR financial at Dallas New Tech, Craig Fuller, presented about the Dallas-based company, Transvix. Transvix is one of the largest private technology investors in North America, where Fuller serves as the CEO. Fuller explained that Transvix is building a futures exchange and derivatives market.

Trey Bowles has been appointed to the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE). He will be tasked with advising Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on matters related to innovation and entrepreneurship policy and support.  Bowles' is the co-founder and

Circuits Assembly, a website featuring the latest news, features, and products in the technology world, recently posted a press release describing Future Electronics new partnership with CalcuQuote. Future Electronics was founded in 1968 and its headquarters are in Montreal, Canada. They also have

Robert Brevelle is the Managing Director and COO at Tech WildCatters. Tech WildCatters is a company that invests their money, time, and resources into startups. They launched an accelerator in 2009 entitled, "The Gauntlet," which is a five-stage process of the

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

Rob Garner and Steven Garner have both shared the same passion for cars for many years. Even though Steven isn't old enough to drive a car just yet, he still is pursuing his passion. This past weekend, he made one of

Andrew Sanderson is the new Director of Business Development for designVR, which has been operational since 2015, but will soon launch a more design driven platform and take on the challenges of the VR future. Based Irving, Texas, they will focus on bringing

Kubos, a startup in Denton, Texas developed an open source space flight software platform. They have become the first external customer of the University of North Texas Nanofabrication Cleanroom. The UNT clean-room has been operational since late 2014 and offers a variety tools

Ever stepped outside of your eyes-on-phone bubble to think if someone really wanted to, they could pinpoint my location right now. Scary thought, right? You might be reading this right now on your phone, going somewhere, killing time from doing

Xclaim is led by Brian Maupin, who serves as CEO, and Joshua Ellinger, who serves as CTO. Xclaim delivers one-click integration of location-based advertising and push notifications into existing ad campaigns. Their solution is able to reach both prospects and customers

Justin Nygren presented on the state of social enterprise in north Texas. He who is Co-Owner and Relational Architect of The Grove in Dallas, which is a coworking space for small to medium-sized businesses, social innovators/entrepreneurs, and creative freelancers. They provide technical amenities as well

Emily Tate is the Product Manager for Tripcase, a trip management app. She is a veteran of the travel industry, starting out managing software solutions for airlines, before taking her experience to the traveler's side of things. She spoke this week at

The Dallas Business Journal reports that Gamestop has seen a significant boost in their accessory sales since the release of the augmented reality mobile game Pokémon Go, on July 6th of this year. The company plans to keep the Pokémon success going with

Arlo Gilbert, CEO of Baby Vida in Austin, Texas recently shared a Facebook post detailing his thoughts on providing alcohol at technology events for the Austin startup community. Gilbert previously spent over nine years in the DFW area before moving

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

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

Pizza Hut, the largest pizza company in the world, that has $13.4 billion in annual sales, and more than 15,605 stores across the world, just announced the launch of an innovative program called, "chatbot." Chatbot allows customers with Pizza Hut accounts to

As of July 11th, Nancy J. Hong became the director of student programs at Texas Women's University's center for women in business, a.k.a "TWU's Hub." The Hub seeks to help women succeed in creating and running their own businesses. Hong will be

Addison News recently announced a partnership between Southwest Airlines Co. and The Addison Treehouse, a local startup co-working space that provides entrepreneurs with education and mentorship opportunities to support their business efforts. The two companies are hosting a competition they call

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

Roberto Inetti is a Dallas-based professional photographer turned developer. Inetti is introducing Statimgram, a program that allows the scheduling of Instagram photos.  The idea of Statimgram came while Inetti was working on another project of his, BookMe.io, an online community for

Sammy Abdullah, Co-manager at DAN Fund, a Dallas venture capital firm, recently penned a post on LinkedIn entitled "Why you shouldn't join an accelerator." Sammy's concern is that the value-add for those with no start-up expertise in need of guidance and

The two presenters at 1 Million Cups both responded to the question, “What can the community do for you?” the same way. Their response is an important lesson for all entrepreneurs to learn, and one in which Brice McBeth of

  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

"We believe that the social web provides investors with the means to keep up with the evolving landscape of culture and news more efficiently than any conventional form of financial media or research." That's the philosophy behind TickerTags, a local company

Given the many ways technology has influenced our consciousness, we tend to have shorter attention spans and higher expectations of entertainment. Tech normally keeps up pretty well, but the change has affected how effective advertiser's campaigns are. In short, brands have to do

May was Military Appreciation Month, and on May 21st of this year GMC launched a virtual reality video that allowed viewers to immerse themselves in a skydive experience, alongside veterans Staff Sgt. Stephen Valyou and Cpl. Todd Love. The video was part of GMC's #enlistme campaign, introduced

Narration provided by local startup Narify. Building a startup is hard work, no doubt, but avoiding common pitfalls can increase the chances for success. If you’re new to this, or even if you’ve been at it for decades, take a look

An attack from the skies, a paralyzed population, massive robots attacking Dallas, Chicago, and San Francisco; Department of Defense drones zooming over and between buildings to fight robots and neutralize a mothership! Along the way, secrets are revealed about the

PediaQ is hoping to change the face of pediatric medicine, by offering on-demand urgent care to parents through a mobile app platform. With insurance companies embracing the services provided by PediaQ, parents only pay their Urgent Care co-pay plus an additional $25

Artificial intelligence is coming, and in Dallas, her name is Ashley.ai. Ashley would like to help you set your appointments.  Ashley is your personal scheduling assistant, and she makes it possible for you to never have to schedule meetings again. All

It is impossible to deny that how people communicate is something that is constantly changing with the times.  From handwritten correspondence, to the telephone, to e-mail, and now to texting, communication is constantly evolving.  Now, conversational commerce is starting to

Alexander Muse announced in mid-June the sale of Architel, as well as the launch of Sumo Ventures, creating new opportunity for early stage startups.  This week Muse announced via Medium that Molly Cain is joining Sumo Ventures as a Venture Partner. Cain will

Unreasonable Institute has announced that they are launching an Accelerator at The Grove in Dallas, "tailored to fit the unique challenges that for-profit/for-good startups face when launching and scaling for impact and profit," according to Co-Owner of The Grove Justin

"According to Akamai’s Fourth Quarter, 2015 State of the Internet report, the average internet connection speed in the United States is 14.2 Mbps." writes Kylie Madry for Business Wire. Seeing that Dallas currently does not rank in the top 10

Fort Worth-based Ammo Subscription announced last week that they have reached a huge milestone--securing funding.  This veteran-owned business sources the best available ammunition, and delivers it on a user-defined schedule; either weekly or monthly.  The founders define the cost as inexpensive,

Dallas is taking a huge leap forward when it comes to embracing urban farming thanks to smart farm startup Flux.  Flux Farm Inc., just opened its headquarters in Dallas and is going to create incredible opportunities in the high-tech farming

Gautam Bhargava is no ordinary teenager; last summer, having noticed that there were few resources for young Dallas entrepreneurs, he set about creating his own program with his peers.  The result was SATUS, a three-week entrepreneurial accelerator program by teens, for teens that

There are 135 million makers in the United States, and with the maker movement growing stronger by the day, the need to personalize what you are making, along with the satisfaction of creating something, the do-it-yourself industry is only going

Pickup is an innovative company that is currently available in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, as well as Houston, that eliminates the need for the user to find a friend with a truck in order to move something.  No longer do you

This week marks a huge milestone for Able Lending as it officially launched with a series of events in conjunction with The Dallas Entrepreneur Center.  The announcement of the launch is highlighted by the $5 million to fund Dallas/Fort Worth area startups and small

Residents of Dallas and Fort Worth gained access to an interesting new service last month, a five-star spa-quality Zeel Massage delivered right to their home, workplace, or event in as little as one hour.  The concept is simple.  You log into

We’ve all been there at some point in our lives – stuck on the side of the road as cars whiz past, waiting at least an hour for help. Your whole day now pushed back because of something as small

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

CollBox is the Dallas-based organization that is helping businesses to better address and collect past due accounts that won the grand prize at QuickBooks Connect Hackathon 2015 in November 2015.  Founders Cameron Desautels and Ed Luczycki of Collective Strategies, CollBox is a platform that

Rachel Stone of the Advocate Oak Cliff reports on the purchase of a former manufacturing plant in Elmwood at 1300 S. Polk, by real estate developer Monte Anderson, who undertook the incredible transformation of the Belmont Hotel in West Dallas.  Located on the DART

Dallas is home to Fixd Repair, a new home warranty solution for Texas that has announced a one million dollar seed investment in order to launch.  According to PR Newswire the financing will allow Fixd to launch their new solution and

According to The Dallas Morning News, as of 2009 the busiest long-distance commute in the country could be claimed by residents of Dallas traveling to Houston for work. Michael A. Lindenberger cited a study which showed almost 52,000 residents made

Recently Neil Lemons from ILiveinDallas.com reviewed food delivery app, DoorDash, and gave the startup rave reviews. According to their website, DoorDash is "

Ben Lamm has launched a new company, Conversable, in Dallas offering an innovative enterprise conversation platform that offers intelligent, on-demand, automated responses through messaging channels.   The use of bots is becoming much more popular and Conversable allows users to engage

Danielle Abril of Front Burner Blog was the first to report on the news that Health Wildcatters is moving their HQ in order to build what they call a "Health Innovation Hub."  Currently housed at Alto 211 with Tech Wildcatters, Health Wildcatters is

Have you ever searched for food delivery, and only returned results for pizza chains, or the occasional Chinese takeout? Do you suffer from a pizza overload? Just wish you could get anything delivered to your home that isn’t a pizza

Wing Ware is a Dallas start up that is improving the safety and reliability of aircraft fueling equipment, by revolutionizing the maintenance records for the equipment. DNT heard from Kent Dial, the President and Founder of Wing Ware. Wing Ware

Have you ever had to negotiate for a salary? You probably have, and most of us find it to be a less than pleasant experience. After you walk out the door, you may find your mind swirling with questions like

Gaurab Chakrabarti, CEO and Co-Founder of Solugen, wants to make hydrogen peroxide as ubiquitous as tap water for its clients. It may not be obvious how abundant the uses for H2O2 are, but it is used heavily in both the

No more pain in the grass! Dallas based start-up Robin gives you the ability to put your lawn on “auto-pilot”. Co-founder Justin Crandall of Robin, spoke Tuesday night at Dallas New Tech, explaining his on-demand landscaping service that greatly simplifies

McKinney Texas, to the north of Dallas and Fort Worth is often overlooked when it comes to startups located there, in the shadow of DFW.  The McKinney Chamber of Commerce and The Werx Foundation is hosting the 2016 Innovate McKinney!

One of the best parts about attending 1 Million Cups is the opportunity to hear from a spectrum of companies: those with traction and looking for funding, to those in development and pitching their concept. The community will always bring

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

The Akola Project is changing lives.  Akola is a one of a kind organization, in that their founder, Brittany Merrill Underwood was honored by Levi as one of 50 women around the world who have changed the political, cultural, and spiritual shape

CHDR, pronounced cheddar, is a new FinTech company that is setting out to help users, particularly millennials, save and manage their money.  In June CHDR will be releasing a Google Chrome plug-in that looks for savings opportunities for their users. Right now,

Another day, another exit for a Dallas startup. The latest firm to cash out on the back of its success is real-time social-listening analytics, visualization and engagement provider MutualMind, which has just been acquired by research powerhouse Shapiro+Raj.   Founded back in

    Instagram is a social media platform that connects people through photos and tags, bringing together those who share similar interests and styles. Users scroll through photographs of those they choose to follow and can like the photographs that appeal to

Private vacation rentals, which are facilitated through companies like AirBNB or VRBO, are a great way to create income by offering out the homeowners private space.  As these websites have grown, so have the problems, such as people renting out

Today was a big day for VisioSound who received an award at Tech Fort Worth's Impact Awards.  VisioSound was formed on the campus of the University of Texas as Arlington, creating software that will be used to help the individual master a

Tech Wildcatters, in the six years since their launch, have entirely revolutionized the accelerator model as one of the original 15 in the world. Forbes and Inc. Magazine have named Tech Wildcatters as a nationally-ranked accelerator, and with 72 investments, 450 jobs created,

PinnStation is a brand new co-working space in Arlington that is meant to help those that typically work from home or from the coffee shop.  While working from home or the local Starbucks may work for some people, others may struggle

Biz Owner's Ed has opened up their application period for their 5th annual class that will officially launch January 10, 2017.  With an application deadline of June 17th, there is no time to waste applying into this prestigious program.  Looking to benefit

Dallas’ creative scene is about to get mobilized with the launch of a new app called “CreateGate” which aims to connect the city’s artistic community with local venues and fans. Launching today, CreateGate can be thought of as a kind of

There is no doubt that the future of our society is going to be very tech-heavy, and science and technology are vital factors in our global innovation economy.  While the need and desire, for individuals with computer science and computer

Jordan and Ashley Garrett launched The Bar Cartist on April 18th, a Dallas-based e-commerce startup.  The Bar Cartist helps their customers design and style their home bar or bar cart to reflect their personalities and taste and to find everything that they

LaunchDFW asked Alex Muse, "True or false: You have to be in the valley to build a meaningful tech company," looking to answer a question many startups ask.  Alex's response suggests that startups do not need to be in Silicon Valley

We all have probably had moments in our careers that we wish we could quit our jobs, start over, and follow our passion into our dream career.  This may not be as far-fetched as it seems, as Mike Mathew experienced.

There is a misconception that founders need the help of a fundraising advisor in order to bring in investors.  Hired with the hope of building a meaningful relationship between startup and investor, these advisors make grand promises, but according to Vincent Jacob,

Austin once was the city that was synonymous with Texas start up, but the city has been chipping away at that designation, creating more opportunity for Dallas to step in as the preeminent Texas city.  This week Uber and Lyft entirely shut down their

Jason Bunnell had the opportunity to check out Dallas Start Up Week's Game Day.  Part of the Video Game track, Game Day offered the opportunity for participants to check out games and gaming technology that is being demoed.  Of the many

SnapChat is the photo and video sharing app that has taken the Millennials' mobile devices by storm.  While there was a lot of controversy that the company needed to deal with, now SnapChat jumps from strength to strength.  Candace Carlisle

Greg Pierce is the mastermind behind Agile Tortoise offering useful apps like Drafts, Tally, and Diced with an easy to use interface.  Located out of North Richland Hills, Pierce is tapping into a saturated market, but has set Agile Tortoise apart with clean, easy

When most people think about aviation, they immediately envision the sky full of airplanes, airports bustling with travelers, families leaving for vacation, and businessmen and women hustling to their next important meeting.  Very few visitors to the airport recognize, or consider

There are few people who can pop-up out of the audience, create a product on-the-fly, and then deliver a succinct 30-second pitch to a crowd of hecklers. Josh Stramiello, who you may remember from Dallas New Tech (April 2016) with

Walking into the doctors office can, at times, feel like being quizzed on your vital signs, or personal history, or in the case of rehab, your personal habits. It can feel like your doctor, nurse, and technician are not listening

Loading