Key Takeaways for Entrepreneurs from the Dallas Digital Summit

By | Dec 7, 2012 at 11:00 am

The first annual Dallas Digital Summit rolled through North Texas earlier this week as an excellent opportunity for digital marketers, agencies, and entrepreneurs to learn from and connect with industry experts. It was well attended, with over 700 people in the audience, and featured speakers from tech giants…



Dallas’s Key Ring Poised for Growth After Acquisition

By | Nov 19, 2012 at 11:00 am

“Build a great product that solves a real problem,” says Mobestream Media cofounder Chris Fagan, when asked for his best advice for aspiring startups. It seems easy enough, but as any entrepreneur will tell you, the simplest ideas are usually the most difficult to execute. With…



VentureDocs: Automated Legal Documents for Startups Raising Money

By | Oct 5, 2012 at 9:00 am

VentureDocs provides legal documents for startups raising early-stage funding or doing crowdfunding. Its cofounders span the startup, investment, and legal industries: CEO Bo Sartain was a venture capital attorney, Thad Leingang started the Startup Conference in Mountain View, Jeremiah Howell founded three businesses, and…



Food Community iPhone App by Nommunity Helps You Locate Nearby Gluten-Free, Organic, & Vegan Restaurants

By | Aug 31, 2012 at 9:00 am

As a result of many recent food and health-related documentaries and literature, in additional to general hypochondria, more and more people seem to have developed restricted diets. Whether it’s gluten-free, kosher, vegan, or vegetarian, the process behind finding the right restaurant for the group…



Tech Wildcatters to Showcase 10 Startups at July Demo Day

By | Jun 6, 2012 at 9:00 am

Tech Wildcatters, the Dallas-based B2B startup accelerator, just announced open registration for its summer demo day event. The 2012 class consists of 10 companies touching industries from sports to social media to ordering pizza, and everywhere in between. The pitch day event will involve…



CherryPick Helps You Keep Your Blog Humming with Curated Content

By | May 24, 2012 at 10:52 am

Finding time to blog is a challenge that all startup founders face – squeezing in time for writing and marketing when you’re trying to start up, launch, and then grow your company makes you long for more than 24 hours in a day (sometimes,…

Social Media


Private Clubs Have Their Own Private Social Network with Clubster

By | May 21, 2012 at 4:00 pm

There already exists a slew of private social networks, but William King believes that private clubs require a different kind of social network. “Private member clubs and organizations have been demanding a way to utilize social media tools to best engage their members, while still…



How PolicyPulse Deals with Apathy, a Problem for all Political Startups

By | May 21, 2012 at 2:30 pm

What do you do if you’re solving a problem that few people know is a problem? Is that a problem? Dallas-based startup PolicyPulse, part of the latest Tech Wildcatters class, has a big vision to bring citizens together with city governments, nonprofits, and advocacy…



Give Up Little Luxuries and Make Micro-Donations to Charity with Instead

By | May 20, 2012 at 10:00 am

If charity is all about sacrificing for others, Instead makes that sacrifice visible. Its cute interface lets you select what you’re giving up – like coffee, beer, or a movie – then make a micro-donation. You can choose from around 200 charities, including the…

Gear & Gadgets


Former Fossil Execs Bring High Fashion to the Smartwatch with Meta Watch

By | May 18, 2012 at 4:00 pm

The Pebble smartwatch has set a Kickstarter record, raising over $10 million before the campaign finally closes tonight. But Pebble isn’t the first smartphone-connected watch out there. The Meta Watch, which works with Android phones, was already created by former Fossil employees and spun…



Powerful Social Networks Become Powerful Selling Networks with Qwiqq

By | May 18, 2012 at 11:00 am

Social networking sites like Pinterest prove the value of image-driven communication for businesses. After all, you can write a thousand words describing your product and its benefits, but you know what they say about a picture. Qwiqq is driving social commerce with an app…

Gear & Gadgets


ClimaPak’s Portable Insulin Case Helps Diabetics Get Out More, and Worry Less

By | May 17, 2012 at 10:30 am

When Mike Wilkinson was attending a boat show, he made sure to book a hotel room with a refrigerator. Wilkinson is a type 2 diabetic, and he needed to keep his insulin cool to preserve it. But when he arrived at the hotel, all…



Coming Soon: myVisionTrack Helps Monitor Patients with Macular Degeneration

By | May 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm

“Almost everyone has some older relative or friend who is afflicted with AMD [age-related macular degeneration],” says Mike Bartlett, president of Vital Art and Science Inc. “In my case it was my father-in-law who went blind because of AMD.  I saw first-hand that he…