Product Launch

HipPocket: The Social Network for Realtors

By | May 28, 2015 at 5:00 pm

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…

Startups & Apps

HedgeChatter Gives You a Clean Edge in the Stock Market

By | May 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Hedgechatter is a software service that brings forward the social chatter online for investors to use as an indicator for stock options. Before Hedgechatter, no one placed the vast pool of information found online in one place. There also wasn’t an application that analyzed…

Startups & Apps

Virtual Visit: Engaging Families, Improving Care

By | May 26, 2015 at 8:00 pm

“To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.” ― Tia Walker One of the hardest decisions a family has to make is the decision to put their elderly loved ones in assisted living. Our biggest worry is always…

Web

Governor Selected to Participate at SXSW V2V in July

By | May 22, 2015 at 8:00 pm

SXSW is an awesome time, but it only comes once a year. The next best thing we get to it is the SXSW V2V that happens in Las Vegas every summer – this year it’ll take place from July 19 to 22. This is…

Ecosystems

Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs in Dallas

By | May 21, 2015 at 11:00 am

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…

B2B

Primal Sensors Takes the Buddy System To a New Level

By | May 11, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Let me paint a picture for you. You’ve just finished a Spartan race in which you participated in army-crawling through mud and barbed wire, rope climbing a steep wall, and overcame a multitude of obstacles on your way to the finish line. Earlier that…

Trends

With Kubos, Companies Enter the Space Age Faster

By | May 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm

According to a 2014 report from the Space Foundation, space exploration and technology is a $314 billion market and – with major projects underway including SpaceX and Blue Origin – Texas is well-positioned to capitalize. Thirty space startups are launched annually, and Denton-based Kubos…

Health

Mend: Mobile Tech Revives the House Call

By | May 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

You might say that the drive to provide convenient, patient-centered medical care is in Mend founder Dr. Jonathan Clarke’s blood – in the 1970s, his grandfather was a family physician practicing in east Texas and traveled from town to town providing care for patients…

Celebrate Startup Tour

HipPocket & HedgeChatter Win Over Dallas

By | Apr 28, 2015 at 5:30 pm

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…

Partnership

BeautyNow Partners with John Paul DeJoria of Paul Mitchell

By | Apr 16, 2015 at 5:00 pm

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…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Who is Dallas’ Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Reader’s Choice Poll]

By | Apr 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Dallas is quickly becoming the place to grow your startup and receive top-notch entrepreneurial support. That’s why we are proud to announce that Dallas ambassadors Trey Bowles, Jennifer Conley, and Lauren Zeien will be hosting the Tech Cocktail Mixer & Startup Showcase on Thursday April…

Accelerator

Spring 2015 Tech Wildcatters Class is Their Biggest to Date

By | Apr 9, 2015 at 9:00 am

Spring of 2015 marks the biggest class Tech Wildcatters has ever admitted into their b2b accelerator based out of Dallas, Texas. The current class is very unique across many different verticals, but the common thread linking them all together is a strong focus on enterprise. According…

Dev & Design

No More Boxes – Designing UI/UX in Real- Life

By | Mar 4, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Spending hours and hours creating boxes, circles, and rectangles all to show exactly how an app will look and feel is frustrating and confusing. But those days are over. The team behind Velocis has released UI Magnets. UI Magnets are an innovative way of capturing your app design…

Co-working Spaces

What Does Collaboration Look Like?

By | Feb 25, 2015 at 7:00 am

“The word collaboration is at times so overused. What does that look like? How do you know when you should collaborate? Who with? What time?” says Tilde Guajardo, founder of The Kaleidoscope for Her, a coworking space for women in Dallas. Guajardo grew up…

Ecosystems

Dallas Startup Week Announces Inaugural Year

By | Feb 24, 2015 at 4:30 pm

The startups at night are big and bright…deep in the heart of Texas! And, this March 2-6, we will be celebrating startups during the day and night with our inaugural Dallas Startup Week.               So, what is Startup…

Coworking spaces

Coworking Space for Women-Only Opens in Dallas [PHOTOS]

By | Feb 12, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Last Friday, an incubator and coworking space for women only launched in downtown Dallas called The Kaleidoscope for Her. The space will host events and courses for women, including one-month, two-month, and four-month programs to help them test their business ideas, get them off…

Diversity

Diversity in Startups: It Matters

By | Feb 6, 2015 at 9:00 am

“People from different backgrounds see the world differently. Women and men, whites and blacks, Jews and Muslims, Catholics and Protestants, veterans and civilians, gays and straights, Latinos and Europeans, Klingons and Romulans, Asians and Africans, wheelchair-bound and able-bodied: these differences of perspective generate insights…

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