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Dallas Startup Week Expected to Be Twice as Big as Last Year

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 2:43 pm

For the second year in a row, Startup Week is coming to Dallas, TX with Chase for Business as the headline sponsor. Last year brought in about 3,000 registered attendees and they’re expecting to double that amount this year. The conference will take place from…

Ecosystems

Dallas

Dallas Wants to Help Build America’s Smart Cities

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 12:30 pm

It was only a little over a month ago when the White House hosted their first ever Demo Day, an event that shows the Obama Administration’s commitment to technology and innovation. At the White House Demo Day we saw entrepreneurs form across the US…

Ecosystems

Why your City May not Be a City At All

By | Jul 24, 2015 at 9:00 am

Earlier this week I was privileged to sit in the audience of a panel entitled “The Best City in the World May not Be a City At All” at SXSW V2V. As someone who’s lived in multiple cities and yet hasn’t really found one…

Ecosystems

Dallas

The DEC Gets a Changeup, Says Goodbye to Jennifer Conley

By | Jun 10, 2015 at 8:00 am

One of the coolest parts about entrepreneurial life, to me at least, is the level of support people give to others in the community. I don’t know if that’s something inherently special about entrepreneurs, but it’s absolutely something I see every day in my…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Dallas

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…

SXSW

Austin

Meet the 3 Winning Startups of ReleaseIt at SXSW

By | Mar 14, 2015 at 2:30 pm

SXSW is a great venue for smaller stage entrepreneurs looking to pitch their new ideas, launches, or companies to the masses. However, it’s also easy for them to get lost and overwhelmed in the sea of corporate giants and sponsored parties. To that end Hugh Forrest,…

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…

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….

Business

Collaboration Versus Competition, When Building a Startup Ecosystem [VIDEO]

By | Oct 31, 2014 at 4:30 pm

There is no question that creating a city where collisions happen is imperative for a sustainable ecosystem. However, it requires time and strong will to build cities that encourages collaborations. Dylan Jorgensen led the conversation during Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference about the hurdles that must be overcome…

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Las Vegas

Entrepreneurs with Big Egos Have No Place in Startup Communities

By | Oct 6, 2014 at 2:25 pm

To kick off this year’s Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference, a panel of experts discussed how to create cities where collaboration is encouraged. An entrepreneurial hub needs to be a place where collisions happen and startups grow. Dylan Jorgensen led the conversation by asking panelists to describe a framework…

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…

.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…

iPhone

Dallas

Blurtt: iPhone Photo Sharing App Worth +1,000 Words; Interview with CEO Jeanette Cajide

By | May 20, 2012 at 12:00 pm

If you’ve ever sent or received a text message, then there’s a 99.99% chance that some (or all) of your intended meaning was lost in translation.  Without body language, tone-of-voice, or any other non-verbal cue that we would otherwise pick up on during a…