Yahoo Finance reported that it's been a record-breaking third quarter for investors and startup companies in the Dallas area. In total, these companies received over $274 M of venture capital. This breaks previous quarterly records for both 2015 and 2016. Good news for local area...

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 mentor-ship has been diminished by...

A year ago GeekWire wrote about the expected explosion of the Dallas/Fort Worth tech scene, and the explosion has been extraordinary. Tech Wildcatters, the preeminent accelerator, helped to develop the model now used by hundreds of others groups and is changing the model to better support startups and...

In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, AT&T*, Plano-based LaunchAbility and Dallas-based Tech Wildcatters are working with the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) and New York University’s ABILITY Lab to find ways technology can enhance the lives of people...

LAUNCHDFW is proud to partner with The DEC, Tech Wildcatters, and Startup Grind to produce a day of education & celebration on women's entrepreneurship May 28th. Whether you're an aspiring or established entrepreneurs, a mompreneur, or a socialpreneur, this program is setup for those who share a common...

By now you've heard the news that Dallas-based startup ViewMarket has acquired CultureMap in a deal valued at $15 million. Over the last year, ViewMarket, a video content network, has received several opportunities to roll-out their content on a national basis but lacked the platform to enable...

Today, Tech Wildcatters (TW) announced their launch of EMERGE powered by Tech Wildcatters. This is the third accelerator program created by TW. Emerge is driven by a partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT). "This partnership derives from the desire to impact...

  After weeks of teasers and hints, Tech Wildcatters finally announced its newest class today. Companies accepted into the Tech Wildcatters 12-week accelerator program receive funding and a program which includes education, mentoring, and networking. The program finishes off with Pitch Day, which gives the startups the opportunity to present their ideas...

Tech Wildcatters recently announced that they'll be accepting registrations TOMORROW on August 22 for their new coding school, with classes beginning September 23. The Codex is a community-led code school featuring workshops, courses, and hackathons. "We agreed that Dallas has a lot of meetups and conferences but...

There were 14 companies chosen to participate in the Tech Wildcatters Accelerator Program this past February, and the program will culminate on May 22 - on Pitch Day. This year they'll be at the historic Magnolia Theatre. The 2014 class was the largest one yet, and includes...

"There is only one goal for PledgeCents: to provide better education for children all over the world." PledgeCents is a crowdfunding platform startup made up of a team of passionate entrepreneurs. They saw the need to connect schools with individuals and businesses who want to invest in our youth. The campaigns...

According to research conducted by Professor Yael Hochberg (MIT) and Professor Susan Cohen (University of Richmond), Tech Wildcatters lands at the number 8 spot in the their Top 15 Accelerators list. The rankings come out amidst a growing sentiment that the startup world is currently in...

Tech Wildcatters just announced their 2014 class of startups and it's their biggest one yet, with an acceptance rate of about 4%.  This year's class also includes a number of international startups. “We are increasingly impressed with the quality and number of international applicants to Tech Wildcatters. Our...

Tech Wildcatters Program Director Stewart Youngblood will be leaving the accelerator and moving on to new things, he and TW announced yesterday. “I cannot thank the Tech Wildcatters staff, investors, mentors, and alumni companies enough for the amazing experience I had while working for TW. I...

Applications for the next cohort of Tech Wildcatters are due this coming Friday. Tech Wildcatters, while one of many seed accelerator programs out there, is uniquely focused on B2B companies. If you've been considering applying to a seed accelerator and have a B2b focused business then...

Back in high school and college, I spent my summers working for my dad and the family landscape supply business. While most of my friends sat around all summer, I was working outside stacking brick, bagging mulch, or condensing pallets of material. Pretty sure I...

Lower Greenville Avenue is still buzzing as the third annual Techwildcatters Pitch Day comes to a close. Eleven startups, recently graduated from the Tech Wildcatters highly selective program, divvied out their business plans and structures to an audience of friends, fellow entrepreneurs, investors, and the start...

Mobestream Media, creators of the mobile loyalty application Key Ring, has been acquired by Gannet Co Inc, a media and marketing solutions company. The amount of the purchase has not been disclosed. Mobestream, founded in 2008, is also the first company  to exit that went through Dallas...

This is a guest post by GI Sanders, Co-founder and CEO of Fancorps.   The Dallas startup and technology communities gathered yesterday for one of the more anticipated events in the local scene. Techwildcatters, Dallas' only startup accelerator, presented it's 2012 Pitch Day which featured 10 companies...

Earlier this month, we mentioned an upcoming mobile app hackathon event called BeMyApp. And if you've been putting off registering, well, then shame on you. It's this Friday 7pm through Sunday 9pm at Tech Wildcatters (the Tech Church) at 2700 Fairmount in Uptown. Come meet some cool folks,...

Hey! Are all you mobile devs ready to geek out for an entire weekend? Forget friends and family. Set aside some time for your inner rockstar to build the coolest mobile app you can imagine! On February 24th (through the 26th), BeMyApp will be hosting a...

With the holiday season quickly approaching (although some would argue it's already here), work will begin to share attention with seasonal planning and family. Activity tends to slow in offices, people start taking vacations, and so on. But a local North Texas entrepreneur has found...

Tech Wildcatters is hosting another Find-A-Founder event this Friday from 5 to 7pm at the Tech Church in Uptown Dallas. Whether you have an idea and are looking for help, or are looking to join an exciting startup, this is the place for you! Heck,...

After 54 long hours, thousands of lines of code, and an endless amount of fast food and energy drinks, the winner of the fourth Dallas Startup Weekend was revealed yesterday at Tech Wildcatters. Queued.at, which allows users to automatically schedule content updates across multiple social...

Judging for the fourth Dallas Startup Weekend begins in just two hours! Here are all the details. Panel of judges: Neal Rapoport: Seasoned entrepreneur. Founded Dealtaker and is part owner in two consulting businesses. Currently an angel investor, a Tech Wildcatters mentor and CEO of Company Factory. Bob...

Just received the updated list of teams that will battle it out tonight at the fourth Dallas Startup Weekend finale. The judging event begins at 5 pm at Tech Wildcatters. The event is open to the public, but expect standing room only. We'll update the list...

Tech Wildcatters has announced details for their Spring Pitch Day scheduled for May 26 at Magnolia Theater (register here). The event will feature some of the hottest DFW startups in Big Data, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Social Games, Mobile Social Analytics, and more. A happy hour will...

Working in the cloud has made people's lives so much easier. No more need to carry around portable storage devices or small thumb drives. Now your files are accessible from anywhere there is an internet connection. But a new company, Nimbix,...

Let me start by saying that I love the name Proxomo. It reminds me of the character in the movie Gladiator that ultimately "freed" Maximus by giving him the chance to fight the Emperor. And in a way, the Dallas-based company is doing some freeing...

Tech Wildcatters will host a Startup Career Fair today from 1 to 5 p.m. at Tech Church. More than 15 technology startups will participate, including Tech Wildcatters' Spring 2011 Class. They will be looking to fill front and back-end design and development roles, business development and...

Tech Wildcatters' Dallas Entrepreneur Outbreak starts Friday with a roundtable/happy hour at 6 p.m. CDT at the Tech Church. The event continues at  1 p.m. on Saturday with a full day of innovation and entrepreneurial idea sharing with some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley, including Paul...

Last Autumn I profiled Image Vision Labs (IVL), part of the Tech Wildcatters inaugural class in 2010. You will recall that IVL produces software to moderate potentially objectionable material as it is exposed to users, and even ensure compliance in the same way in business...

A familiar refrain that we hear in the startup world is that someone started a company because they thought it would give more freedom and be more fulfilling and rewarding. And this time it's no different. Matt Spradley and wife, Kelly Spradley,...

Tech Wildcatters has announced their second class of 9 startups. Here's a quick lineup: Sparkcrowd - Social mobile apps. Their first product is already live here. MemoryReel - Mobile app that allows event participants to submit comments and photos in real time. Nimbix - Cloud-based infrastructure and applications. Vignature...