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Dallas

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…

Accelerator

Dallas

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…

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Trends

Miami

Miami Is One of Five Tech Hubs You Didn’t Know About [Video]

By | Jan 3, 2015 at 12:00 pm

What better way to start 2015 than to be featured as one of five of the country’s booming tech hubs? Miami has known this for years, but just got more attention after a recent report by New York-based SmartAsset, featured on NBC, that names Miami as a place where…

Ecosystems

Dallas

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

Dallas

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…

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News

Dallas

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

Dallas

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…

Business

Seattle

The People and Passion Are What Make UP Global’s Startup Weekend Great

By | Jul 2, 2014 at 1:30 pm

UP Global’s Startup Weekend thrives on one thing: passion for entrepreneurship. And over the course of the last decade, there has been a dedicated team pushing it to scale and reach as many cities as possible to inspire as much entrepreneurial passion as possible….

Entrepreneur

How Does Your City Fare in a Ranking of Cities by % of Women in Tech?

By | Jun 24, 2014 at 9:25 am

The average percentage of women in tech is 29%, but some cities do significantly better, reported RJMetrics today. Their analysis looked at the biggest tech meetup in the 50 biggest cities, using names to determine gender. Here are the cities with above-average percentages of women:…

News

Dallas

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

Dallas

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

Dallas

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

Dallas

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…

.CO

Dallas

Trey Bowles: Dallas is “Exploding” with Entrepreneurial Activity

By | Mar 20, 2014 at 8:57 am

The video below is part of an interview series we did at SXSW 2014. Our SXSW Startup Celebration was sponsored by .CO, CEA, Revolution and LivingSocial. We thank them for their support!  In two years, says Trey Bowles, Dallas will be the fastest-growing ecosystem in the country. “What we’re…

Business

Dallas

The DEC Announces Big-Time New Projects and Partnerships

By | Dec 4, 2013 at 9:55 am

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) last night celebrated their national launch at a special event, the ‘State of Entrepreneurship in Dallas: View from the DEC,’ held by the founders. Amidst the partying, the DEC introduced new projects and partnerships dedicated to empowering Dallas’ entrepreneurial…

Social Media

Dallas

Mark Doyle and Scruddle, A Portrait of Determination

By | Nov 8, 2013 at 3:00 pm

“Time has always been the biggest challenge, especially as a solo entrepreneur,” says Mark Doyle, founder and President of Scruddle. “I spent a lot of time trying to develop a business model, coding the entire website and underlying services, running my outside software contracting…

Startups & Apps

Dallas

Jurify: Lowers Cost and Time of Legal Research

By | Sep 24, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Dallas-based startup, Jurify, is taking on one of the most challenging markets for any new entrant – the legal information and research industry. The stakes are high, but the current market is old, expensive, and dominated by a few key players. Any company that…