Jobs/HR/Recruiting

Avoid Outrageous Service Fees With Visage Payroll

By | Feb 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

Are you tired of paying big bucks to manage your payroll system? Visage Payroll, a free service for startups, helps employers eliminate payroll fees, tax penalties, and most importantly, save employers thousands of dollars on paycheck services. Employers don’t have time or money to…

Partnership

A Startup Partnership Made for the Sky

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 11:00 am

Fashion and airlines – not a likely partnership. As two of the world’s biggest industries, they are both seen as luxuries not necessities, but just wait till you hear this story. Need & Rise: Individually The men’s fashion industry is a $160 million dollar…

Accelerator

Tech Wildcatters Launches Corporate Innovation Network

By | Jan 22, 2015 at 8:00 am

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…

Entrepreneur

Changing the Face of Storefront Advertising

By | Jan 21, 2015 at 6:30 pm

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…

Accelerator

Seed Sumo Doubles Funding For Startup Class of 2015

By | Jan 13, 2015 at 5:31 pm

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…

Ecosystems

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

By | Jan 3, 2015 at 10:00 am

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…

Events

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

By | Dec 30, 2014 at 8:29 pm

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…

Ecosystems

Creating a New Startup EcoSystem in Dallas

By | Dec 29, 2014 at 2:30 pm

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…

Accelerator

Introducing Collide Village, a New Startup Accelerator in North Texas

By | Nov 25, 2014 at 9:00 am

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…

Entrepreneur

Failure Happens: 5 Warning Signs for Startups From Entrepreneurs

By | Nov 24, 2014 at 8:00 am

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…

Events

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

By | Nov 22, 2014 at 2:40 pm

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…

News

White House to West End: Investor Insights at the Angel Summit in Dallas

By | Nov 13, 2014 at 2:55 pm

What do you do when the White House contacts you about holding the first national summit on angel investing? Of course, you choose Dallas to be the host of the prestigious event. That is exactly what Startup Angels decided when they launched Angel Summit….

Accelerator

Tech Wildcatters Supports a Strong Female Presence in Tech

By | Oct 27, 2014 at 7:00 am

The tech ecosystem in Dallas, Texas is starting to take off and, according to the team at Tech Wildcatters, it’s been a long time coming. The b2b accelerator has been in the city since before it started to ramp up growth in the tech…

News

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

By | Jun 13, 2014 at 5:30 pm

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…

Business

Amazon Is Looking Towards Dallas For Their New Office

By | May 22, 2014 at 6:44 pm

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…

Business

iLumi Kills it on Shark Tank, Brings Home $350,000 From Mark Cuban

By | Apr 19, 2014 at 4:41 pm

We’ve been looking forward to watching Shark Tank all week to cheer on the fine folks at iLumi Solutions. Last night we turned the lights down, put our feet up, and watched Corey Egan and Swapnil Bora pitch their Bluetooth light bulbs to the…

Gear & Gadgets

Tune in Friday to See Dallas’s iLumi on Shark Tank

By | Apr 14, 2014 at 3:44 pm

This Friday at 9 pm, Dallas startup iLumi will reach national audiences on the hit ABC show Shark Tank. The episode has already been filmed, but cofounder Corey Egan’s lips are sealed. “Filming for the show was a surreal experience,” says Egan. “There were…

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