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Tech Wildcatters Launches Corporate Innovation Network

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This week Tech Wildcatters, the Dallas based, world’s-best B2B accelerator, announced the first members to join their Corporate Innovation Network. The exclusive network was created by Gabriella Draney, cofounder and Managing Partner, in an effort to better connect the early adopters of corporate America to the most cutting-edge B2B tech startups. Specifically, Draney has designed… Read more »


Changing the Face of Storefront Advertising

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When you board a flight from San Diego to Palm Beach generally you think of white sandy beaches and umbrella drinks – not inventing a company, unless you’re Daniel Black who did just that. The night before this particular cross-country flight, Black was captivated by YouTube videos on projection marketing and knew this could be… Read more »


Seed Sumo Doubles Funding For Startup Class of 2015

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Seed Sumo, an international startup accelerator, announced today that they will be accepting applications from startups for its 2015 program. Seed Sumo is looking to accept up to 10 startups, and it has increased overall program funding to $50,000, which is $30,000 more from last year. The Seed Sumo startup accelerator is a three-month program that… Read more »


Dallas Was Built on a Can-Do Spirit and Enterprising Attitude

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The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) truly believes that Dallas was built with a can-do spirit and an enterprising attitude. That’s precisely why they hosted their second annual State of Entrepreneurship, bringing together a dynamic network of local and national business leaders to celebrate the growth of the ecosystem and recap the big news from 2014…. Read more »


Whole Foods to Donate Partial Proceeds to Dallas Entrepreneurs January 7th

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The North Dallas entrepreneurial community has partnered with America’s healthiest grocery store to enhance the health and sustainability of the startup ecosystem supported by Addison Treehouse coworking space and community resource. On January 7, 2015, Whole Foods in Addison will sponsor a fundraiser for the Addison TreeHouse. Five percent of all net profits from shopping, 8… Read more »


Creating a New Startup EcoSystem in Dallas

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Currently, the “community feeling” within startups is found in co-working spaces or at events. However, one San Francisco developer is changing the community game in Dallas for good by laying the groundwork for a startup ecosystem. Mike Sarimsakci of Alto Partners is creating a two-part development in downtown Dallas to change the way the community connects, interacts,… Read more »


Introducing Collide Village, a New Startup Accelerator in North Texas

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The official start of North Texas’s newest accelerator, Collide Village Accelerator Program (CVAP), on November 6th, 2014 is evidence of the rapidly growing startup community in Dallas-Fort Worth. Collide Village is a milestone driven seed stage startup accelerator housed in the Addison TreeHouse, a resource centered coworking space in the Dallas-area town of Addison. The Village offers… Read more »


Failure Happens: 5 Warning Signs for Startups From Entrepreneurs

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The lure of Texas-sized riches has uncovered the hidden entrepreneur in many souls. Success stories are highly publicized but there is a wealth of knowledge that can be extracted from failed startups as well. As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, The DEC, a non-profit to promote entrepreneurs and startups,  held their first event on Celebrating Failures, dubbed Fail… Read more »


Winners Announced for The DEC and Comerica’s Inaugural $50k Business Pitch Contest

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After 5 months, The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (The DEC) and Comerica’s inaugural $50k business pitch contest came to an end. Here’s a timeline of the competition: June 12, 2014 – Contest announced In the inaugural year of the contest more than 130 applications were received from local entrepreneurs and start-ups across North Texas. July 1st –… Read more »




Muuzii Partners with Deportes Media to Bring Real-Time Spanish-to-English Translation to US Latinos

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Mobile translation company Muuzii announced today a partnership with leading Spanish-language sports broadcasting group Deportes Media LLC to bring real-time Spanish-to-English translation to any text-enabled mobile device. This partnership is part of the company’s effort to bring mobile translation and language services to the North American Hispanic community. Unlike other learning services available for the phone, Muuzii… Read more »


The Dallas Entrepreneur Center’s Annual Business Competition Is Almost Here

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Yesterday the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (The DEC) announced that they will partner with Comerica Bank for The Dallas Entrepreneur Center’s North Texas Business Pitch Contest, their annual business competition. Comerica Bank will be the presenting sponsor of the contest and provide the full amount of prize winnings of $50,000 as well as in-kind support to… Read more »


Amazon Is Looking Towards Dallas For Their New Office

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Today Candace Carlisle of the Dallas Business Journal reported that Amazon is looking to secure an office space in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Per her article, the Seattle based online retailer apparently has its name tied to a lease agreement that began on May 15. The office space at Two Galleria Tower is 88,615… Read more »