Posts Tagged ‘Skratch’

Digital Dallas Comedy Roast: 5 Startups Walk into a Pitch … Here’s What Happened

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Startups do a lot of pitching. Whether it’s a Shark Tank-style competition or just a quick elevator spiel. Often there’s money, fame, and glory at stake, so it’s serious business even if it’s been done to death.

Digital Dallas, …

Q+A: Skratch CEO Talks About Building Job App for Teens

Posted by Aaron Cook

Teenagers are aliens. At least that’s how a lot of adults feel. But the folks at Skratch are trying to change that perception.

Skratch connects teens with their best future self by using good old-fashioned work as the foundation. It’s …

On Tap: Dallas ISD STEM Expo, Living Lab Launch & Uptown Dallas Anniversary

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 …

Dallas Startup Hosting Event to Empower Young Women

Posted by Lance Murray

Registration is underway for “Empowering Tomorrow’s Women Today,” a free event aimed at educating, inspiring, and preparing young women to network, earn income, and become financially literate.

The event is sponsored by Skratch, a Dallas-based mobile platform that connects teens …

EezyBee Services App Looks to Enter Bustling DFW Market

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

In today’s instant economy, just about any service can be summoned through mobile apps.

In North Texas, it’s a crowded space with companies including Fixd for the home, and Robin, Lawn Buddy, and Plowz & Mowz for yard work. 


Skratch Expands Gig-Finding App to 4 New ZIP Codes

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Dallas-based startup Skratch has expanded its gig-finding app for teens to four new ZIP codes in the Plano and University Park areas.

Teens in 75075, 75023, 75225, and 75205 ZIP codes can now find ways to make money close to

Skratch, Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County Start Pilot Program

Posted by Lance Murray

Mobile app company Skratch has announced a partnership and pilot program with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County that will enable teens in the organization to find quick, safe, skills-based ways to earn extra money with “gigs” inside

Meet the New Class of Social Innovators in United Way’s GroundFloor Program

Posted by Heather Noel

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has named its new class of GroundFloor fellows — and it’s the biggest one yet. 

Through the redesigned five-month program, fellows can earn up to $125,000 in seed funding by reaching certain milestones.

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Teens Find Part-Time ‘Gigs’ with Tap of Skratch App

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A new app makes it easy for teenagers to find part-time jobs in their neighborhood walking dogs, doing yard work, babysitting or tutoring.

The Skratch app was developed in Dallas by Scott Bennett after he saw the challenges that teenagers …