Posts Tagged ‘Kickstarter’

Former Nike Director Launches Service-Based Shoe Brand in Fort Worth

Posted by Alex Edwards

When davi launched its Kickstarter campaign last week, the Fort Worth-based shoe company met its goal in under three hours—selling approximately 400 pairs of shoes.

“The team and I were blown away by the response,” founder Gabe Williams says. …

Q+A: Dallas Filmmakers Explore Lives of Palestinian Creatives in Documentary ‘Hurdle’

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas-based filmmaker Michael Rowley derived inspiration for his latest project from his time working in Palestine after college. 

While freelancing with a NGO, he learned about a community of young men in Palestine practicing the sport of parkour. In spring …

Crowdfunding: Fort Worth’s Harvest Returns Working to Simplify Agriculture Investments

Posted by Kerry Curry

A trip to a Panama coffee plantation a few years ago got Chris Rawley thinking about how to make agricultural investments more available to the masses.

Rawley, who has been a Texas real estate investor since 2000, contributed to his …

Fort Worth Entrepreneur Trades Selling Fighter Jets for Razors at His New Men’s Grooming Startup

Posted by Jewels Clark

Would you give up your well-paying job that also lets you travel the world to sell razor blades? Well, Patrick Coddou did.

A graduate of the University of Texas, Coddou was hired on at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics as a mechanical …

Startup Plans Kickstarter
Campaign for Adult Sports App

Posted by Lance Murray

Players Revolution Sports, a Dallas-based tech startup, announced Wednesday that it will launch a crowdfunding campaign March 12 on Kickstarter to promote a beta release of EPLAY, a new adult sports management app.

According to a release, the app will …

3 Things: UNT, Cowboys Pairing will Aid Students in Careers

Posted by Amanda Hayes

Some UNT students will get a jumpstart on their careers through a partnership with the Dallas Cowboys, a new test being used in Dallas aims to make cancer treatment less invasive for patients, and Muck Rack has five tips to

How Wearables, Smartwatches are Transforming Travel

Posted by Nick Vivion

While the launch of the Apple Watch managed to capture the lion’s share of buzz, smartwatches and wearables have been gradually growing in popularity.

Kickstarter phenom Pebble saw nearly 69,000 people drop over $10 million on its first-generation smartwatch — …

Company Seeks Exceptional Products It Can Market at No Cost to Inventors

Posted by Dan Koller

Inspiration struck Michael Messer as he was tending to his wife’s hand. Four years ago, she burned herself on a hot bowl while stirring some leftover soup, which remained largely cold, by the way, despite being in the microwave. “There’s …