Archive for February, 2016

DHD Films Takes Us High Above the Purple Skyline

Posted by Lance Murray

Last Thursday night, the Dallas skyline glimmered in a beautiful purple hue as the city celebrated innovation for the launch of Dallas Innovates.

Our friends over at DHD Films of Dallas used the latest in drone technology and high-definition photography …

Fort Worth Surgeon Uses 3-D Technology for Knee Replacement

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Chuck Burr rarely slows down for any reason.

The 58-year-old Benbrook resident is building himself up for a half Ironman in April and a full Ironman in November. He did a 5K and, in December, a half marathon.

When he …

Does DFW’s Venture Capital Rank Tell the Whole Story?

Posted by Walter Bialas

PricewaterhouseCoopers recently released its MoneyTree report detailing US venture capital (VC) funding for 2015.

To my surprise, DFW did not rank very highly (only edged into the top 25 markets). While it was not a shock that we came in …

The Birthday Party Project

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

A birthday party is a lasting memory for children, but one many homeless kids across the nation never get the opportunity to celebrate. Enter Paige Chenault of Dallas, who has brought the joy of childhood in more than 1,600 birthdays …

Why Every Dallas Startup Should be at SXSW

Posted by D'Andrea Willis

SXSW (South by Southwest) is the one annual event that combines technology, music, film, startups and epic meetups right in the heart of emerging tech capital, Austin.

Over the last few years, Dallas has been getting attention on the national …

Dallas Innovates Celebrates Launch

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

It’s official. On Thursday night, hundreds gathered with us in downtown Dallas to celebrate the launch of Dallas Innovates. Seeing all of the hundreds of tweets and images on social media, we are reminded of the collaboration it took to

Deal Terms in Early Stage Investments Across North Texas

Posted by Kevin Vela

Back in December, I wrote three reasons why the North Texas Investor Community is Shifting. In this post, I’m going to dive a bit deeper into what we’re seeing across early stage investment deals in Dallas-Fort Worth. As a …

Drone Technology Takes Off with Business Users

Posted by Michael Vidikan

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drone aircraft, have been used extensively in commercial practice in recent years. As the technology progresses, more applications are being explored. Drones quickly are becoming a major platform for innovation.

Some Dallas companies …

Innovator Says Millennials Can Help the World

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

To hear 21-year-old Param Jaggi speak, millennials are on a mission to save the world.

The Plano native is doing his part, holding several patents on inventions that reduce greenhouse gases and awaken people’s consciences to real-world problems.

He’s …

Holy Trinity Catholic School Students Go Multimedia

Posted by Patrick Kobler

Holy Trinity Catholic School (HTCS) has turned morning announcements into a multimedia learning experience, and students, faculty, and parents aren’t the only ones tuning in. Upwards of 600,000 people worldwide are watching students at the Dallas grade school deliver the …