Recently there was a Blockchain Forum which offered a unique opportunity for an investor panel to offer their thoughts and insights on the topic of Beyond Bitcoin. The panel included Meltem Demirors, from Digital Currency Group, Lowell Ness, managing partner of the Palo Alto office of...

When it comes to lighting stuff on fire in most workplaces this would be a really bad thing.  For the team behind Aeroblaze, their day job is trying to make fires, performing flammability testing on aircraft interiors. There is perhaps no worse place for a fire...

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...

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...

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, launched what they are calling the Gardere Catalyst, a legal incubator initiative that provides early-stage, high-growth potential startups with strategic guidance and legal counsel in both Austin and the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. The Catalyst will include lawyers who practice in multiple specialty...

Kickbox.io has hired Brandon West to be the new Vice President of Developer Marketing & Relations.  West brings with him almost 6 years of developer relationship building experience from his previous position as Director of Developer Relations at SendGrid. His wealth of industry experience also...

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...

After competing in a fierce pitch competition at SATELLITE 2017 Startup Space, a shark-tank style contest that pits 20 contestants against each other, Astrapi Exponential Communication returns victorious. The Dallas-based company seeks to boost existing communication networks across a wide range of radio communications with the...

Every year, REVTECH, an accelerator program based in Dallas that mentors retail tech startups, takes a few top- tier groups under their wing and gives them the tools to become successful businesses. This year’s theme is “AI, Automation, and Analytics – vital tools for the retailer...

Project management is complex in that it involves so many dynamic, moving parts. Adding to that, most systems are not user-friendly. Cloud EPC hopes to separate itself from the pack by offering a cohesive and user-friendly way of managing projects in the construction industry. Created by...

Roshan Vani began his Dallas New Tech talk with a simple story. He saw a problem with the way industrial construction project data was managed, and he and his team had a solution: a real-time, all-in-one system that would analyze project cost, progress and change....

  The creators of the successful Robots4Autsim program and Milo, RoboKind, have officially launched Robots4STEM. “We are excited to be able to announce this incredible STEM product to the public,” said Fred Margolin, CEO and Founder of RoboKind, in a recent press release. The program is...

Tech Titans, the Technology Association for North Texas, is seeking nominations across various categories for their annual Tech Titans Awards Gala to be held August 25, 2017 at the Renaissance Dallas in Plano.  The Awards Gala recognizes the best of the best in terms of North...

Asset Panda is an asset tracking and management platform that replaces spreadsheets, scanners, and costly software. It has been crafted to work the way that you do, in the way that is most effective and efficient.  Asset Panda offers unlimited fields and configurations and as the needs...

Jen Voecks opens her stunning Dallas New Tech talk with a story about a bride’s struggle to plan her wedding. She highlights three main problems with wedding planning from cost to vendor reliability and states that wedding planning shouldn’t ruin a bride’s important day. “The wedding...

With the introduction of Amazon Echo comes new territory for enhanced home living. Fernando Higuera looks to add to the experience with Jack, an artificial intelligence program dedicated to home maintenance. “Jack takes care of everything that you can think of when it comes to your...

Raution Jaiswal is the founder of an all-in-one insurance tracking program called InsuredMine. “We have multiple insurances,” Jaiswal said during his talk at Dallas New Tech. He provided a scenario that is all too typical for today’s world, missing bill payments for insurance. InsuredMine looks to place...

Lyft and Uber have carved out a new market in the on-demand space with cost-effective ride share apps. To take advantage of this new space, startup companies look for ways to provide unique services. At Dallas New Tech talk, Craig Miller, former Dallas Deputy Chief...

Jeremy Gregg delivers a thought-provoking speech about the American prison system at the latest Ignite DFW talks. He calls into question human morals, and how it relates to incarceration. He focused on four reasons the prison system exist: Punishment – they did bad things, we...

Boddy Thakkar is one of the youngest speakers at the latest Ignite DFW talks. At only 17 years old, Thakkar identifies as an entrepreneur who has worked with many startup companies. He has put on events from Zimbabwe to Korea, and has a background in...

At Ignite DFW, Audra Marie Stanley tells her story about teaching in Uzbekistan, and unintentionally flipping off her students through a mistaken gesture. Her experience teaching English in Uzbekistan ignited her passion for teaching. During her 14 year career she noticed something about her students. “It...

Jessica Burnham is a design researcher and part of the Deep Ellum Foundation. Her focus has been to create spaces for physical interactions that promote strong community ties between business and neighborhoods. This goal is what led her to Crowdus Reimagine, a project dedicated to...

  At Ignite DFW 6, Steve, who is vegan, gave a talk on ethical eating and the effects that meat diets have on the ecosystem.  He argued that a plant-based diet isn’t only sustainable for the human body, but also economical with the potential to eliminate...

Over the last few years ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft have become more popular and created an entirely new industry for entrepreneurs to break new ground. One such service is an on-demand gas delivery company called Booster Fuels. Founded in 2014, Booster Fuels has...

At January’s Dallas New Tech pitch, Skip Howard, founder of Spacee, began his talk by stating, “This isn’t going to be your typical pitch deck. All our clients are telling us to work on amazing things and all our really cool stuff is under NDA.”...

When a group of friends decides to get lunch together, the inevitable debate of “where to eat,” happens. Everyone has a preference that makes it difficult to agree on a location to eat. BrokenBox, designed by Josh Stramiello, aims to make group lunches, “more about...

At the beginning of his pitch for Dallas New Tech, TJ Person tells the story of his family’s 14 hour Christmas trip and the fun they had in Orland. “We stayed at this really cool hotel," said Person, CEO of Openkey. "It had 1800 rooms and is...

At Dallas New Tech January, Jerry King pitched his company Bonfire that brands itself as a simple RV reservation management tool. King initially launched a site called RV Spotfinder that was similar to hotels.com in where avid RVers could search for the best and cheapest...

In October 2016, AsepsisLife announced that their first product, vImmune was one of 15 applications selected to join FbStart. vImmune has been taking significant strides to become a global product that will help track immunization for healthcare professional and families alike. LaunchDFW has followed vImmune...

Yesterday, Chris Hsiao announced that Gossamer, a consumer product design and engineering firm, is being acquired to Tekzenit, a world-class design, software development, and IT firm.  Irving-based Gossamer, has previously worked with Dallas-based Tekzenit making this new partnership time-tested and beneficial for both organizations. Gossamer was formed a...

[Disclosure: Roger Wilco Agency is a Launch DFW preferred vendor. Cody Marx Bailey and David Fares architected and executed the current version of Launch DFW.] If you've ever snagged a deal on Groupon, you've walked through the process of making a purchase and then putting that value towards...

Linux Academy, a Fort Worth-based company, just launched a Community Edition that will now be available for free. Previously, only members were allowed to access the online training academy. Now, those that sign up can access all the features in order to get certified and ultimately hired. By...

Modern Message is a Dallas-based SaaS company founded in 2012 that created a unique platform called, “Community Rewards." They announced on Facebook Live their new branding and program design for Community Rewards, which is set to release in 2017. This redesign is strategized to push Community Rewards beyond a...

RideConnect is a downloadable app for Android and iOS devices that professional drivers, students, universities, events, and others can use as their ride-sharing platform. Santosh Krishnan is the founder and CEO of RideConnect, and presented at Dallas New Tech this past week. Krishnan explained that the problem with...

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...

ReferLocals is attempting to breach the gap between local businesses and their customers. The new Dallas start-up, founded by Mahesh Kashyap, has recently launched their iOS app and website for both the online consumer and business professional. Marketed as an easy to use platform, ReferLocals...

As online retailers continue to pop-up across the internet, so does competition. Recently launched Threadhabits looks to join the fray by creating an affordable peer-to-peer fashion marketplace where anyone can sell their unused clothes or their designer clothing. Currently, in beta, Threadhabits offers men’s fashion...

At Dallas New Tech, Jerry King presented on the company he founded called Primal Sensors. Primal Sensors is a construction operations platform that provides clients with the current location of their job site resources. The idea of a proactive location awareness platform came to King when he was...

Abu Sadeq is the founder and CEO of Zartech, a Dallas-based cyber threat and cybersecurity advisory firm. Sadeq has over 22 years of experience in the technology industry, including positions at global companies as chief information officer and chief information security officer. The problem Zartech is trying...

Matthew Tyler Brown visited Dallas New Tech to talk about his latest project, Caterly. Caterly is led by Smoot Carter and provides the Dallas, Forth Worth, Houston, and Atlanta, GA regions a platform that connects businesses with restaurants to meet their catering needs.  Brown leads the operations...

At Dallas New Tech this week, Tanner Maxon, founder of Ammo Subscription, spoke about his company, his inspiration for the business, and the background that led him to create this business.  Ammo Subscription, launching this week, is a Dallas-based subscription service ensuring gun owners can...