Hypergiant is in the news again. The game changing Texas-based startup announced the launch today of Hypergiant Sensory Sciences, an independent software company within Hypergiant Industries that will leverage AI to provide a fundamentally new way of engaging virtually with
As our community continues to grow, Launch DFW is on an ongoing mission to introduce you to some of the region’s incredible startups. We’ve partnered with Capital Factory, a tech hub and accelerator new to Dallas that also offers coworking, to
Dallas-based online travel agency Travelocity is launching its first augmented reality (AR) experience allowing users to snap travel photos and videos with the brand's popular spokesperson, The Roaming Gnome. The travel icon appears on-demand in 3D anywhere around the globe
Today's another big day for the Texas (and Dallas) startup ecosystem. Conversable, a leading conversational intelligence platform with a focus on the quick service restaurant and hospitality industries, today announced that is has been acquired by LivePerson, a New York-based, leading provider
Cognizant today opened its newest U.S. regional technology and service delivery center in Irving, Texas. The opening follows a November 2017 announcement by Texas Governor Greg Abbott on the company's plan to invest more than $8 million to expand in
Google-Backed Research Finds Technology Coaches Offer Promising Approach to Closing the Digital Divide
Research findings from the first year of the Dynamic Learning Project, a national program led by Digital Promise and supported by Google, suggest that instructional technology coaching is a promising approach to improve education equity and close the digital divide,
Dawn Dickson knows a few things about bootstrapping. The serial entrepreneur from Columbus, Ohio began her career before the cottage industry of self-help guides and advice books from successful entrepreneurs took off. As a marketing manager for Nationwide Insurance in 2001,
World’s first on-demand education marketplace leverages blockchain to provide digital credentials to refugees
ODEM, creator of the world's first On-Demand Education Marketplace, is joining forces with the InternetBar.org Institute and leveraging blockchain technology to provide displaced populations with digitized educational records. Collaboration with the IBO will use cutting-edge cryptographic technology and ODEM systems
New sleep research from Parks Associates reveals nearly 29 million U.S. broadband households currently own a product that helps them track their sleep quality, representing less than half of the nearly 60 million consumers who report having at least one sleep
If you're at all involved in Dallas's tech community, you know it's booming. But unfortunately our city does not always get the national recognition it deserves. Many Dallas entrepreneurs and companies are trying to change this. Doug Platts, Vice President
Downtown and Uptown in Dallas has long been known as the place to go for a night out, but there is a new contender for hosting the best night out any day of the week. Big Beat Dallas, a multi-venue
When it comes to taking action in the wake of recent school shootings across the country, UT Dallas student and Founder/President Ashlesha Nesarikar is putting her money where her mouth is. One of two recent winners of Richardson’s recent U.S.
OrderMyGear, a high growth downtown Dallas based software company that provides e-commerce, order management, payment and supply chain software to the team sporting goods and group apparel markets, announced today that it received a $35 million investment from Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE). The
With private companies starting to take clients into space and continual talk of reaching Mars, we are entering a new age of space exploration. The Back to Space movement is positioning themselves to be on the forefront. Over 300 students and
Last summer, we launched #LaunchCEO (pun intended), a new event segment designed to shine a light on North Texas CEO's taking bold ideas and creative innovation to the next level at our monthly Dallas New Tech events. For our March #BigDNT event, we invited
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
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
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
Chris Mogridge, the COO and co-inventor for iLumaware created a Kickstarter campaign to fund his project called the Shield TL. Kickstarter is an online community where creators of all kinds can find the resources they need to make their creation come 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
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
“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
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
One of the most trying -- yet important -- parts of growing a company is forming your team. Contributing writer Alison Battiste walked us through some of the logistics behind establishing your company and who you might partner with in her article earlier this
Tech Wildcatters will be hosting the 2nd annual Edges and Interactions show this Friday in their space in downtown Dallas. "Since our inaugural art party last year, we have expanded our permanent collection in our new home at 211 North Ervay,"
We hear it frequently, we bandy about the term casually, and it's been used so much more often now that there's a pretty significant event named after it. "Disrupt." "Disruptive Innovation." "Disruptive Tech." I understand it -- there's a need to shake up the way
Dallas ranked third in the nation in a recent report from JLL on the state of technology-related jobs. Steve Brown with the Dallas Morning News reported that "only California’s Silicon Valley and the Boston area have more high-tech workers" than
Ever watch people and wonder just how the hell they keep up with it all? I usually feel that way when chatting with my friends that have kids. Seriously, how do you people manage to have these awesome careers and somehow make time to be the kickass parents that you all are? Unreal. Anyway, most of these folks would probably tell you that they just do the best they can, try to spend quality time when it’s available, yada yada. Doesn’t really answer my question though – how do they do it?