Posts Tagged ‘startup’

UNT Entrepreneurship Center Partners with New Angel Investment Group

Posted by Alex Edwards

Calling all budding entrepreneurs in the Denton areathis one’s for you.

The Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of North Texas recently announced it would be partnering with the new Denton Angel Investment Group.

The …

Uptown, the Place of Power

Posted by WeWork

Depending on the day, you might find Compare Power founder and CEO Brad Gregory cruising the streets of Uptown on his One Wheel motorized skateboard, jetting between his home at One Uptown and his office at WeWork. You could also

Rawhide Blockchain Tech Wins Hackathon, Launches Livestock Management Startup

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

A mostly North Texas team went to WyoHackathon 2018 — a blockchain hackathon — at the University of Wyoming earlier this month. That’s where the team lassoed the top prize with its Rawhide tech solution that brings blockchain to livestock

WeWork Announces Plan to
Launch Incubator Program
in Dallas

Posted by WeWork

WeWork is bringing a new concept to Big D! WeWork Labs, the program designed for early-stage startups will open its first location in Dallas this fall. Based in WeWork’s downtown Thanksgiving Tower location, WeWork Labs offers education and mentorship,

IoT Startup Haxiot Launches Platform, Eyes Series A Funding

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Plano-based Internet of Things company Haxiot announced its X-ON platform which offers industrial IoT customers edge computing capabilities for real-time process control. What sets the company’s technology apart, according to Haxiot COO Youyi Kitson, is it has the first device-to-cloud

Distracted Driving: EdgeTensor’s AI Tech Keeps Drivers on the Alert

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Distracted driving is a major safety issue on U.S. highways, and Dallas-based EdgeTensor Technologies is bringing artificial intelligence technology out of the cloud and behind the steering wheel to monitor drivers. The technology, originally developed for autonomous vehicles, detects distracted

LinkedIn Names Fintech Firm Solovis as Top 2018 Startup

Posted by Alex Edwards

Irving-based fintech innovation leader Solovis Inc. has been making headlines this year.

For starters, an $8 million series A funding round led to a 300 percent increase in revenue, and a doubled employee headcount. In May, Solovis partnered with AcordIQ …

OrderMyGear Expands Headquarters with New East Quarter Lease

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based e-commerce company OrderMyGear has signed a lease for 23,000 square feet of space in the East Quarter development in downtown Dallas to expand its headquarters.

The lease at 2211 Commerce St. will nearly triple the space OrderMyGear previously occupied …

KinTrans Movement Tech Turns Motion Into Voice, Text—and Translates Sign Language

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Mohamed Elwazer quickly signs phrases in front of an Xbox Kinect camera, introducing himself and asking for help. He ends each sentence by putting his hands at his sides.

Almost instantly, KinTrans technology translates Elwazer’s body movements into text and …

Women’s Safety-Based Rideshare App Safr Driving into DFW This Fall

Posted by Alex Edwards

A new ridesharing service is launching in five cities this fall, and one of them is Dallas. Yes, Safr is based on providing safe ridesbut the company is actually doing a lot more to empower women.

The …

Dallas Startup Coedit Offers Email Collaboration Made Easy

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Saturday night saw the launch demo of coedit, one of Dallas’ newest startups with a software tool that allows multiple people to easily co-author an email.

“If you’ve ever been stuck in one of those email or text loops where …

Territory Foods Stakes Its Claim in DFW with Network of Chefs

Posted by Lance Murray

A Virginia-based prepared meal startup that expanded into Dallas-Fort Worth with a network of independent chefs has raised $4 million that will allow it to continue a rapid growth program.

After its last expansion, Territory Foods, of Alexandria, now has …

Dallas Insurance Startup Bestow Expands to 32 States After $15M Funding Round

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Bestow Inc. has expanded its democratized life insurance platform to 32 states just three months after receiving $15 million in Series A funding.

The Dallas-based startup just launched in Texas in November so the company’s growth has been fast. The

Plano Startup TeleCalm Raises $284K of its $400K Funding Goal

Posted by Lance Murray

Plano-based teleCalm Inc. said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised $284,000 of $400,000 debt only funding round.

According to the filing, the minimum investment is $5,000. TeleCalm — a member of …

UT Dallas Entrepreneurship Program Helps Startups Transform Into Successes

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorThe path to successful entrepreneurship for many includes coaching from seasoned startup professionals.

Moving beyond the shakiest phases of kitchen-table startup to viable company takes vision, hard work and luck. That luck for University of Texas at Dallas students and …

Food Meets Tech: Dallas’ Newest Meal Kit Startup Delivers Foods to Fit Your Lifestyle

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Move over Blue Apron, Plated, and HelloFresh — there’s a new meal kit delivery service in town with an emphasis on technology, charity, and customization.

FixeFood allows its customers to choose from lifestyle options such as plant-based, paleo, or keto …

Child Development App, Countertop Remnant Retailer Named CodeLaunch Winners

Posted by Rachel Linch

A child development app and online marketplace for countertop remnants claimed the grand prizes at the 6th annual CodeLaunch Wednesday in Frisco.

Both of the winning finalists received $50,000 in seed services and will have their startup be the focus

Dallas’ Roomored Now Designing Virtual Walk-throughs for Major Homebuilders

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

With the touch of his fingers, Farrukh Malik navigates from room to room inside a digital floor plan for a house.

A few swipes later, he’s changing the color and style of cabinets, the countertops, flooring, and paint. He’s swapping …

Follow the Money: Krew Rideshare Collects $25K, Maxxsure Raises $350K, Consulting Firm Kanarys Gets $115K

Posted by Lance Murray

KREW RIDESHARE MAY EXPAND TO DALLAS IN NEXT 6 TO 8 MONTHS

Krew Rideshare Inc. — which anticipates expanding to Dallas in the next six to eight months — said in a new filing that is has raised $25,100 of

Dallas Coworking Space Focuses On Community, Collaboration

Posted by Rachel Linch

Imagine a place that welcomes all types of business professionals — from lawyers to artists — into one shared, collaborative space.

That place is CityCentral, a coworking space that is dedicated to creating a fun, engaging environment for all …