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. [caption id="attachment_1349633" align="alignright" width="365"] Jay Hamilton[/caption] “Ask the Expert”, our biweekly...

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, and accelerate everything we believe...

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. [caption id="attachment_1347690" align="alignright" width="470"] Scottie Smith II[/caption] You don't have to be a tech whiz to take your company to the next...

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 at Linux Academy will be...

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 person around and exchanging information about him...

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 event was hosted by TechMill,...

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 who have predicted that the...

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 learn Linux, Azure & AWS,...

“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 on stage, and nailed the...

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 that are used by UNT...

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 of the Teal Drones product launch...

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 by actor Josh Duhamel, to raise awareness...

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 be holding office hours at...

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 the information and data available. Currently...

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” determined to see the detail...

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 value) which includes access to Women...