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Last month, two local membership organizations, Public Relations Society of America (Dallas Chapter) and ColorComm Dallas, hosted one of Uber's top executives in town for a special community event. Bernard Coleman III, global head of diversity and inclusion (D&I), served as the

Booking.com, one of the world's largest travel e-commerce companies, is on the hunt for inspiring women in technology. They have have officially opened nominations today for the 2019 Technology Playmaker Awards. Introduced by Booking.com in 2017, the awards aim to recognize and

Starting a business is exciting, but it often comes with many risks and uncertainties. For most entrepreneurs, having a trusted resource when problems arise can often be the very element needed to achieve game changing success. “Ask the Expert”, our biweekly

It’s Monday, and you’re back to the grind (yes probably both with coffee and work). Take a step back from this week’s to-do list to launch some personal development into your week. Check out this week’s list of local events

Wednesday, VMware announced its acquisition of Seattle-based CloudCoreo, a portfolio company of Dallas-based venture capitalist Aristos Ventures, just 20 months after CloudCoreo's launch. "VMware [is] integrating CloudCoreo and bringing our team on board in order to continue our vision, expand our charter,

It's Monday, and you're back to the grind (yes probably both with coffee and work). Take a step back from this week's to-do list to launch some personal development into your week. Check out this week's list of tech events

When it comes to running a successful business these days, entrepreneurs need a formidable mix of grit, ambition, faith, a strong network and technology too. You don’t have to be a tech whiz to take your company to the next level,

When it comes to running a successful business these days, entrepreneurs need a formidable mix of grit, ambition, faith, a strong network and technology too. You don't have to be a tech whiz to take your company to the next level,

GoBone Inc., the maker of smart, connected devices for pets and their people, announces that its flagship product, GoBone, the world's first app-enabled smart bone for dogs, has been included on Oprah's Favorite Things List 2017. GoBone. which is already

The DFW technology scene is growing by leaps and bounds; much of this growth can be directly attributed to the kicka$s people that live, work and play here. And I may be a little biased, but this region's women in tech are

Today Match Group, Inc. announced the appointment of Mandy Ginsberg, CEO of Match Group Americas, to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Match Group, effective January 1, 2018. Ms. Ginsberg will succeed Greg Blatt, who will remain in his

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SevenTablets is a mobile development and marketing firm that set its sight on making apps for businesses that will help boost revenue and reduce costs. In this global economy, companies often look for the best way to reach the consumer

Hail Storm Products has won entry into the 2017 Gauntlet Class of Tech Wildcatters along with six months of co-working space at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) in Dallas, following an outstanding performance at the 2016 Pitchocracy contest.  Sponsored by Comerica Bank,

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

TOOR is a real estate tool that is used by realtor and home sellers to ensure potential buyers have immediate access to a house on the market.  Recently featured on ABC's Shark Tank, and showcased on both Tech Crunch and

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.

Linux Academy is announcing a partnership with Microsoft's Visual Studio Dev Essentials to connect the first 25,000 Visual Studio Dev Essentials members to also receive Azure training as part of a three-month, all-access membership with Linux Academy.  Meanwhile, the next 25,000 program members

On November 4 thru the 6, Fort Worth hosted a startup weekend where developers, designers, and entrepreneurs came together to share their fresh ideas. The highlight of the convention was the pitching contest that had startup teams selling their ideas

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

Alyssa Mercer is the co-founder and CPO of Floor Show VR. She recently presented at Dallas New Tech about how Floor Show VR wishes to solve the problem of a lack of mental visualization. "Floor Show VR is a virtual reality based and home

Fort Worth-based Linux Academy is the foremost online Linux and cloud training platform and community. Offering users a high-quality, in-depth training program at prices that nearly everyone can afford, Linux Academy ensures that no one is ever left out of improving

William Cervin presented at Dallas New Tech this month on Tantrum Street, a startup he founded with the goal of becoming the world's first personalized item-level transaction data marketplace. He explained that we are in an era of convergence, with the whole world essentially following each

On October 8th, 900lbs of Creative debuted their industry-first virtual reality goalie simulation for Major League Soccer’s FC Dallas team. This took place at FC Dallas’ exclusive "Meet The Team" event at Toyota Stadium. At the event, fans were able to

The startup community in Denton, Texas is growing. With the recent annual Bootstrap Denton networking event having been hosted at Stoke, the newest tech-oriented co-working space and entrepreneur center, it is apparent that the growth will only continue.  The Bootstrap Denton

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

Every Tuesday morning at 8 AM, the Coffee House Café in Dallas is filled with conversation as the BigD Open Coffee Club North meets to discuss current headlines and talk about new ideas for entrepreneurs seeking to improve their businesses. The

Gabriella (Draney) Zielke is the co-founder and CEO of the Tech Wildcatters. The Tech WildCatters is a company that invests their money, time, and resources into startups. As they work with many different entrepreneurs, Zielke wrote an article titled, "Do dysfunctional families

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

Allen Selis, the founder of Tech EdVentures, enthusiastically pitched his education company on Tuesday evening at Dallas New Tech. Founded 2 years ago, Tech EdVentures brings robotics, engineering, and coding classes to children. Classes start as young as pre-k, for robotics,

Entrepreneur Magazine recently highlighted the challenges facing brick-and-mortar retailers. They addressed the need for them to innovate in order to compete and flourish in a digital world, highlighting the innovation of a local Dallas business, Glass-Media.  There have been many experts

Tech.Co introduced their Top 50 Startups that are competing at Innovate! and Celebrate 2016 that is taking place in the heart of Silicon Valley in San Jose from September 20-22.  There are four teams that made it from Texas, and all are

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

As virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) start to become more commonly used technologies, there is now ample opportunity for those looking to create something iconic to do so. The field is beginning its mass introduction to the average technology

General Assembly, a global educational institution, announced last week that they plan to grow the number of their physical campuses by over 60% this year. This will increase their campus count from 15 to 25, and one of which is in Dallas. They also

Heath Barnett is the founder and CEO of Partake Golf, a Dallas-based startup.  Partake Golf is a consumer-based application that allows golfers to order food, beverage, and retail offerings from the clubhouse on demand, and have it delivered to them on the golf course. Heath

Linux Academy is Fort Worth based online training academy, teaching cloud and engineering technical skills to companies worldwide. Engineers from companies like AWS, Rackspace, Media Temple, and MailChimp receive training from Linux Academy's full-featured training library of long and in-depth courses. Whether you're wanting to

Dallas has been a hotbed of drone-related activity. We have been one of the best spots to build a drone company, and with limited regulations enacted by Texas and the Dallas/Fort Worth local companies, the drone community has continued to grow.

Mroads is the brainchild of Prakash Nallagatla, Rahul Kukreti, and Manohar Kesireddy. They came together to create Paññã, the worlds first A.I. platform or hiring technical employees.  Graduates from the University of Texas at Dallas' graduate school, the trio recognized the pain

Eric David at Dallas Innovates reported on QuakeCon this week. Thousands of gamers will flock to the Hilton Anatole in Dallas for the huge fan expo and gamer party that has been held annually since 1996. Local game studio id Software was the original organizer of the

Selery Fulfillment recently became the first company to reach level 4 in the Tech Wildcatters Gauntlet, Robert Brevelle announced last month on Twitter. Robert is the Managing Director and COO at Tech Wildcatters, which is a nationally ranked accelerator founded in

“Winner by audience participation” was how UT Dallas’ Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship pitch competition was decided at 1 Million Cups on Wednesday, August 3rd. All four presenting companies (Travabond, ConverseVR, ChoreMonstr, and Weiser) crushed their pitches, rocked their presence

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

A post on social media last week mentioned that 900lbs of Creative has partnered up with the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau to work on a virtual reality campaign for the city. Few details have been released about what this new

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

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

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

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

Techweek, a well-known nationwide technology conference, had added Dallas, Texas to their 2016 conference venue! Techweek was founded five years ago in Chicago, and after seeing the demand to support its entrepreneurial community, they decided to expand their conference venues.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Discovery Channel is rolling out a brand new feature for Shark Week. The network’s annual ratings extravaganza, which returns on Sunday, June 26, will be complemented by an immersive augmented reality experience. What goes through your mind when you

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

REVETCH is the Dallas-based seed fund and venture accelerator that has just announced their 2016 Cohort. The founders of REVTECH have made it their goal to make Dallas the center of the universe, when it comes to retail technology innovation. Through a

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

This week Aristos Ventures announced that they have made an investment in Armorway, the leading provider of advanced data analytics solutions.  Armorway utilizes the latest artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced computing available today, to support their singular mission-keeping people safe by using

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

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

Tech Wildcatters is no stranger to breaking the mold and finding a better model, and the accelerator is making waves once again by breaking their own model and introducing what they call The Gauntlet.  Tech Wildcatters is using their experience to

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

In March, LaunchDFW spoke with Marshall Culpepper, CEO and co-founder of Kubos Corp, the first open-source satellite software company after it has raised $375k to develop open-source software for the space and satellite industry.  This month, Kubos has announced the first public

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

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,

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

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.

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

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

Billions of gallons of water are used daily for irrigation. The average homeowner will use 20,000 gallons of water on their lawn per month. 50% of which is water wasted due to system errors and inefficiencies… to put this in

Join us May 3 at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library for Dallas New Tech (#BigDNT).  Here you will find opportunity to share in discovering some of the newest, freshest tech in DFW with our start-up and established business communities. If

The SMU School of Engineering is already known for its many triumphs.  Now it’s adding to its reputation for leadership. There Marc Christensen, dean of the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, leads a multi-institutional team working under the complicated acronym “REVEAL”

What do you think of when you hear about Dallas? Triple-digit summer heat? Petroleum? A (currently lackluster) football team? What if I told you that the Dallas mobile development scene has produced world-class games and applications? Larger companies like Game

According to a new CBRE Research report, “Scoring Tech Talent,” which ranks 50 U.S. markets according to their ability to attract and grow tech talent, Dallas ranks #11 on the list. While established tech markets like San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and

The Women in Tech Summit – The Speed of Change is a special event designed specifically for women in IT. This event includes a fireside chat, two panel presentations, lunch and networking. Registration is open—use Discount Code WIT40 for the reduced $40 rate ($50

Realtors pay attention to this one! HipPocket, the private social network for licensed realtors launches next month. That's right, no more scouting the web, calling and texting everyone you know, standing in Starbucks just hoping someone wants to buy a house. With

Genesis10, a national IT services firm with dozens of offices across North America, is establishing its newest delivery center on Mockingbird here in Dallas. The Dallas delivery center is the sixth to be added as the company expands across the U.S. The Dallas center plans

The numbers are in! Mondo, a tech and digital marketing resourcing provider, just released its list of the top in-demand technology jobs for 2015. "We're seeing an emphasis on security and analytics jobs, as systems become more complex," said Vik Nath, Regional

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