Posts Tagged ‘startup’

How to Network: Navigating the DFW Innovation Community

Posted by Chirag Gupta

North Texas is a vast hub of entrepreneurs, thinkers, and innovators — one that might seem a little daunting to dive into at first glance.

But in reality, it’s a friendly playground with people who genuinely want to help others …

Rentberry to Introduce Blockchain For Home Rental Deposit Market

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Rentberry has already disrupted the home rental business in North Texas, creating a one-stop platform where tenants can bid on homes, pay rent, and conduct other transactions through an app. 

Now, the Bay Area company wants to introduce blockchain and …

Denton-based Company Brings Cargo Bicycles Stateside

Posted by Jewels Clark
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Aaron Powell

Denton businessman Aaron Powell has always felt a connection to riding bicycles, but an even stronger bond to his kids.

On a trip to Europe with his wife and 3-year-old daughter, Powell discovered his next business. Riding around …

Ex-Cowboy’s Tech Firm CounterFind Gets $1M in VC Investments

Posted by Lance Murray

Darren Woodson played defense for the Dallas Cowboys in the Super Bowl years of the 1990s, and now his technology startup CounterFind is helping businesses defend against counterfeit versions of their products being sold on the internet.


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Flyp Nearing 2 Million Downloads of Phone App

Posted by Jewels Clark

The Flyp app, which allows people to use multiple numbers from one smartphone, is continuing its growth reaching 1.8 million downloads recently.  

Image courtesy of Flyp

The startup was founded in 2015 and has raised almost $6 million in seed

Fort Worth Startup To Introduce Home Charger for EVs

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Revitalize Charging Solutions has already disrupted public charging for electric vehicles and now the Fort Worth startup wants to innovate the home charger unit, too.

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Edward Morgan

Edward Morgan, founder and CEO of Revitalize Charging Solutions, equipped his public …

Dallas Home Repair Startup Raises $2M for Texas Expansion

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A Dallas startup aimed at disrupting the home repair and warranty business recently raised $2 million in seed money so it can expand to Austin, San Antonio, and Houston in January.

The Fixd app gives homeowners a way to find …

Dallas Startup Week Expanding Beyond Downtown Dallas in 4th Year

Posted by Heather Noel

Organizers of Dallas Startup Week are planning to expand the event series beyond downtown in 2018.

The free, five-day celebration of all things startup is geared toward bringing area entrepreneurs and local leaders together for educational workshops and discussions around …

Fort Worth Economic Plan: Entrepreneurs Critical Piece to City’s Future Success

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Entrepreneurs are an essential part of Fort Worth’s future and the city needs to do everything it can to foster their success, creating ecosystems where they can thrive, and even consider offering tax incentives.

But there’s also a live-and-play component …

Monetizing Your Passion: Fashionable Dallas Duo Talk About Building rewardStyle

Posted by Jewels Clark

They say opposites attract, and in the case of Amber Venz Box and Baxter Box, it was a perfect fit. 

As part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Global Perspectives speaker series this week, the fashionable Dallas duo shared …