For the past 10 years, Lauren's worked with startups and technology businesses propelling them to success through innovative strategies. Lauren is a fast paced thinker who's quick-witted personality translate to her lifestyle, technology, and business - Project Halcyon, all over the country.

 

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How ParkHub Is Changing the Parking Game

George Baker, Sr. is in the parking business. Now, he’s not your typical parking king with lots scattered across cities and those complicated 0-20 mins, 20mins, and  3-hour signs. He’s invented a three-part system which allows ticketing & parking systems to change how they…

Dallas Startup Week Comes to a Close

Well, we made it – thanks to a combination of no snow, this year; brilliant parties atop skyscrapers; Chase; and all the speakers, Dallas Startup Week turned out to be a brilliant success. The week kicked off with a smashing party at the Tower…

A Look at Capital and Community in the Dallas Tech Ecosystem

A Look at Capital and Community in the Dallas Tech Ecosystem

In the past year, the Dallas startup community has blossomed like crazy. New incubators, co-working spaces, and capital have emerged, seemly out of nowhere. When you add corporate innovation growth and an increase in population, then you’ve got the cool-aid for a great startup…

Entrepreneur PR Firm, Pitch PR, Opens in Dallas

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (The DEC) announced they’ve partnered with Dallas-Based firm TrizCom Public Relations to launch Pitch PR, a new PR firm for entrepreneurs and small businesses. The partnership is the first of its kind in Texas and has been in the works…

Financial Trading Data is More Accessible with Money.Net

Morgan Downey

Financial trading is a long-told story, glamorized in movies and splashed across the news showcasing the highs and lows of its lifestyle. What’s rarely showcased is the technology behind what makes it all possible. For decades, trading floors have been a disaster of intertwining…

Magnises – A New Millennial Guide

magnises

Often I catch myself thinking, “Hmmm where should I go to dinner tonight?”or “What’s a hot spot on a Monday in NYC?” We all do it. We keep going back to the same places or getting the same recommendations. Which is where frustration sets…

Why your City May not Be a City At All

geographical ecosystem

Earlier this week I was privileged to sit in the audience of a panel entitled “The Best City in the World May not Be a City At All” at SXSW V2V. As someone who’s lived in multiple cities and yet hasn’t really found one…

Quadjobs: Connecting Colleges with Communities

Quadjobs

The average college student is faced with many firsts, one of which (and probably the most major) is a new city & new way of life. For some students it’s a great way to fully dive into the college experience – for others it’s…

HipPocket: The Social Network for Realtors

real estate

HipPocket, the new private social network for Realtors, launched this month in the app store, took Tech Crunch Disrupt NY by storm, and won the Tech Cocktail showcase in Dallas last month. Talk about a “Boom! We are here!” Creators James Bohan-Pitt and Clay Stapp, crafted…

Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs in Dallas

women entrepreneurs

The Dallas startup scene is BOOMING and this month LAUNCHDFW, The DEC, Tech Wildcatters and Startup Grind have partnered to produce a day to celebrate female entrepreneurs.   Jennifer Conley of the organizing team encourages all women to come out to this free event…

HipPocket & HedgeChatter Win Over Dallas

Dallas

The Tech Cocktail Startup Competition headed to Dallas last week on a search for awesome local startups. Fourteen startups showed their stuff at The DEC to a crew of over 100 people with HipPocket & HedgeChatter taking the titles of Hottest Startups in Dallas! Dallas’s…

Combined Knowledge & Content Panda Announce Partnership

Content Panda

Combined Knowledge and Content Panda announce a strategic partnership to deliver superior support for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 to end users where they need it most – directly inside the web platform. Content Panda co-founder & CMO Heather Newman and I chatted via Facebook…

The Hard Rock Hotel Combines Music & Technology

Hard Rock Hotel

Establishing a brand is hard enough but establishing an icon brand which changes with the music & technology trends and must adhere to worldwide consumers can be an insanely complex task. I sat down with Hard Rock’s Jeff Nolan, Master Historian, and Matt Watts,…

BeautyNow Partners with John Paul DeJoria of Paul Mitchell

BeautyNow

Ladies, this one’s for you. Think of a time you suddenly had an event in 2 hours and desperately needed a manicure or blowout, so you picked up the phone and called every salon on Google with no luck. Now you’re down to 1…

Nowhere to Hide – Equinox’s New Pursuit

The words you don’t want to hear during a cycling class flashed before my eyes last week: “nowhere to hide”.  My brain went through all sorts of holy *$%! and WHY(!) but my feet kept pedaling because I was in the midst of Equinox’s…