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Women are chipping away at securing more funding and penetrating the ranks of leadership, but we still face numerous challenges getting ahead.  While men and women enter the workforce at pretty equal rates, women hold only 21% of C-level positions

Background reading: Bad Advisors: The Problem with Localism Ask the Users Navigating Referrals in a Connected Startup Ecosystem A noticeable theme over the past 2-3 years is the “cross pollination” of startup ecosystems. By that I mean that the traditional zero-sum

M12, Microsoft Corp.'s venture fund, in collaboration with the EQT Ventures fund and SVB Financial Group, recently announced the Female Founders Competition, seeking to accelerate funding for top women-led startups focused on enterprise technology solutions. Two winners will share $4

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 June #BigDNT event, we invited Marshall

 Bestow Inc. today announced it closed $15 million in Series A funding, led by Valar Ventures, with participation from existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Core Innovation Capital, 8VC, and Morpheus Ventures. This closing brings Bestow's total financing to more than

So many conferences. So little time. With so many cool events scheduled to take place in Texas this year, how do you know which should be on your radar? Have no fear. Your friends at Launch DFW are here with the

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.

Ameeth Sankaran, partner at 2M Companies, the family office of Morton H. Meyerson (a Dallas billionaire), recently wrote an article about family office investing and its benefit to entrepreneurs. Sankaran sits on the Board for 8 companies, has worked as a consultant for many more, and is

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

During a Dallas Startup Week event, Ryan Roberts gave a presentation on Common Seed and Venture Capital Deal Terms that intended to help sort through raising capital, with a particular focus on what that situation is like in Dallas. A self-described

Statistics can often provide valuable insights into all sorts of emerging trends, but they can sometimes also be misleading, especially when they are measuring a constantly moving target like startup funding. A recent report published by Rice University’s Baker Institute for

There's an unwritten rule for startups -- don't disclose the terms of a term sheet. Recently, a frenzy hit the Austin startup community when a founder posted an Op-Ed on Medium disclosing essential terms he received from two different venture capital

Dallas-based venture capital firm Hangar Ventures has just made its first big bet, pumping $2 million of capital into a software startup that's fighting to carve out a niche for itself in the ultra-competitive world of real estate tech. The $50

If you're looking for evidence of momentum in the Dallas-Fort Worth startup community, all you have to do is follow the money trail to see how rapidly it's gaining pace. “Big D” might still be living in the shadow of startup

Dallas accelerator Health Wildcatters will host a weeklong Venture Capital program from October 13-17, welcoming VCs from around the country. The weeklong program is part of the Health Wildcatters’ 12-week accelerator, which culminates in November when the startups present to investors

Notice I didn’t say two deals every two years. This story takes place  in San Francisco, well-known for how quickly business gets done. But I’m hopeful that the DFW startup and investment community will soon have this type of excitement in

Let’s first start with the mind-set that capital is not scarce, the opportunity for improvement evolves around becoming a better, modern entrepreneur, with a bigger vision and better execution. Say it with me “THERE IS CAPITAL