Archive for April, 2016

Dallas Startup Week: Day 2 Roundup Coverage

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

#DSW16 runs through April 16


Dallas Startup Week began on Tuesday, and various media outlets have been writing about it. We know there’s a lot going on, and we’re here to keep you on top of it all. We’ve scoured …

Dallas Startup Week Schedule for Thursday, April 14

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Dallas Startup Week 2016 runs through April 16. Here are the events planned for Thursday, April 14. We’ve added a registration link to all the events listed. Be sure to double check dates, times, and venues in case there are …

AT&T Partners with Dallas Innovation Alliance

Posted by Heather Noel

THE TECH GIANT SUPPORTS THE SMART CITIES EFFORT


Dallas Innovation Alliance announced Wednesday that Dallas-based telecom giant AT&T Inc. has been added as a foundational partner.

AT&T (NYSE: T) has joined a network of DIA’s public and private partners including …

Dallas Startup Week: The Reward of ‘Gamification’

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

THE GAMING APPROACH CAN WORK IN APPS, BUSINESS


Today’s video game culture has created a new type of reward-based system where unlocking achievements, leveling up, and exploring are all second nature. Now, it’s time to take that and apply it …

Dallas Startup Week: Kickoff Party Rocks Above Downtown

Posted by Patrick Kobler

OFFICIAL DALLAS STARTUP WEEK COCKTAIL PARTY RECAP AND PHOTO GALLERY


More than 1,500 people packed the Tower Club on the 48th floor of Thanksgiving Tower in downtown Dallas Tuesday night to celebrated the launch of Dallas Startup Week 2016.…

Children’s Garden Designated as Aquatic Science Field Site

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

DALLAS ARBORETUM FOCUSES ON HANDS-ON LEARNING


The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department recently certified the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden as a Texas Aquatic Science Field Site for the garden’s Texas Native Wetlands feature.

The 8-acre garden, which opened at …

Dallas Startup Week: Day 1 Coverage Roundup

Posted by Lance Murray

#DSW16 runs through April 16


Dallas Startup Week began on Tuesday, and various media outlets have been writing about it. We know there’s a lot going on, and we’re here to keep you on top of it all. We’ve scoured …

Dallas Startup Week: Gallery From Day 1 Events

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas Startup Week 2016 kicked off on Tuesday with a full slate of events, from pop-up coworking to a panel with travel CEOs. And, the downtown Dallas skyline glowed orange from dusk to midnight in support of startups, thanks to …

Dallas Startup Week: Entrepreneurs say Perseverance is Key

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

SUCCESSFUL VENTURES OVERCOME BUMPS ALONG THE ROAD


Whether it’s mobile keyless access for hotels, app controlled lighting, or developing an interactive golf experience, some of the most successful entrepreneurs in North Texas faced moments of doubt or even failure when …

Dallas Startup Schedule for Wednesday, April 13

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Dallas Startup Week 2016 runs Tuesday through April 16, and we couldn’t be more excited! In fact, we got so excited about all the events on the schedule that we decided to put together our own planning calendar, which we …

Aviation Unmanned Uses Drones for Critical Inspections

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

THE SKYRANGER DRONE TAKES HIGH-RESOLUTION IMAGES


The inspection of critical infrastructure, such pipelines, railroads and power lines, is falling more and more on the shoulders of unmanned flying drones as federal regulations allow, and Addison-based Aviation Unmanned is leading that …

Q&A: Dr. David Lary Talks About the GASP Project

Posted by Patrick Kobler

LARY WANTS HIS WORK TO HAVE A NATIONAL, EVEN GLOBAL IMPACT


Dr, David Lary, Ph.D., is leading a new pilot project called Geolocated Allergen Sensing Platform (GASP) that will use data to help reduce the harmful effects of pollution.

Lary …

XI Marks the Spot for Innovation’s Future

Posted by Brian Roderman

As innovators, we’re always looking for what the world wants and needs next. Obviously, this has been going on for a long time. From the Industrial Revolution on, we’ve focused on the forging of new mechanisms — making widgets and …

How Big Data Can Make Your Travel Searches Easier

Posted by Nick Vivion

NEW AIRFARE SEARCH PROTOTYPE USES MILES EARNED AS SEARCH CRITERIA


Travel inspiration is often a mixed bag. It’s not always simple and straightforward to explore potential trips without a fixed destination or specific date. Thankfully, Big Data is coming into …

GASP Project will Help Reduce Pollution’s Effects

Posted by Patrick Kobler

THE PROJECT USES A GOOGLE MAPS-STYLE APPROACH


Dr. David Lary, Ph.D., atmospheric scientist and UT Dallas associate professor of physics, is leading a new project called Geolocated Allergen Sensing Platform (GASP) that will use data to help reduce the harmful …

Kids in the Kitchen Serves up Healthy Habits

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

JUNIOR LEAGUE, UNITED HEALTHCARE BACK THE PROJECT


The kids lean backwards into a “crab” position, with their hands and feet on the floor. Then they attempt to kick the ball and score on the other team in a fitness game …

North Texas is Talent Central, Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships

Posted by Joe D. May

A HIGH-PERFORMING WORKFORCE IS CRITICAL TO DFW’S FUTURE


When it comes to a high-quality workforce that is fueling one of the nation’s top economic engines, North Texas is “talent central.” If a company or an organization needs individuals with specific …

CALENDAR: Dallas Startup Week April 12-16, 2016

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

We’re stoked! Dallas Startup Week 2016 kicks off Tuesday and there will be 230 speakers covering 14 tracks, including development, design/UX, fashion, health, legal, arts and music, and more.

What’s really cool is how many local folks have joined together …

Dallas Startup Week Schedule for Tuesday, April 12

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Dallas Startup Week 2016 runs Tuesday through April 16, and we couldn’t be more excited! In fact, we got so excited about all the events on the schedule that we decided to put together our own planning calendar, which we …

Dallas Startup Week Schedule for Saturday, April 16

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

This calendar was updated April 15 at 9:29 p.m. Be sure to double check dates, times, and venues in case there are changes.

Dallas Startup Week 2016 runs Tuesday through April 16, and we couldn’t be more excited! In fact, …