Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

Dallas Inventor Gives Gardening a Technology Makeover With Mini Smart Terrarium

Posted by Rachel Linch

A Dallas startup is bringing gardening beyond a backyard endeavor with a miniature terrarium that can support growing plants in the workplace to the living room and anywhere in between.

Outfitted with water sensors and sun-syncing lights, the 4-inch by …

On Tap: How to Communicate With Developers, STEM in the Park & Network After Work

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Follow the Money: Craftwork Coffee Raises $932.5K, Selery Fulfillment Pulls in $850K

Posted by Lance Murray

CRAFTWORK COFFEE RAISES $932.5K OF $3M OFFERING

Fort Worth-based Craftwork Coffee Co. announced in a new government filing that it has raised $932,500 of a $3 million equity offering.

Craftwork Coffee is led by President Trevor Hightower and founder and …

Silicon Valley Idea-stage Accelerator Founder Institute Planning Dallas Chapter

Posted by Heather Noel

One of the largest startup launch programs in the world is planting roots in Dallas.

After a successful move into Texas last year with its Austin chapter, Founder Institute plans to expand its presence in the state with chapters in …

Dallas Entrepreneurs Launch Cooking App, Enter Techstars Retail Program With Target

Posted by Meredith McGrath

About five years ago, Dallas entrepreneur Daniel Vitiello mailed a letter to Safeway with a $1 check enclosed to request his purchase history at the supermarket chain per the company’s instruction. 

Safeway replied with a large envelope containing printouts of …

Local Startup Evangelist Named Addison TreeHouse Director

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center has named North Texas startup evangelist Nancy Hong as the new director of the Addison TreeHouse.

The hire comes just a month after The DEC named Alyce Alston as its new CEO, replacing co-founder Trey …

Health Wildcatter’s Startup Ataia Medical Secures $300K Seed Round

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Ataia Medical, a cohort of startup accelerator program Health Wildcatters’ fifth class, recently announced a $300,000 seed funding round led by Dallas-based early-stage venture capital firm Green Park & Golf Ventures and its principals, Clay Heighten and Carl Soderstrom.

The …

Dallas Invents: 97 Patents Granted for Week of July 10

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include assigned patents granted to local entities or those with a North Texas inventor. As of June 12, 2018, unassigned

Fort Worth’s MedHab Introduces Wearable Fall Detection Tech

Posted by Meredith McGrath

Pam Saunders wears a deep purple wristband on her arm that resembles a FitBit while her husband Larry dons a belt clip reminiscent of a pager. They’re more than accessories for the Arlington couple — they’re a safety net.

The …

Entrepreneurs Hear How to Succeed at Dallas Consumer Product Innovations Day

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

North Texas entrepreneurs have found success in the consumer packaged goods sector developing everything from premixed cocktail drinks to smart light bulb solutions.

Entering this hyper-competitive industry can be like navigating a minefield with so many unknowns like when should …