Posts Tagged ‘SXSW’

Here’s Which North Texans You Should Watch for at SXSW

Posted by Dallas Innovates

The South by Southwest Conference and Festivals officially starts Friday, and although all the happenings are in Austin, there’ll be plenty of North Texas presence.

This year’s conference has 25 tracks covering areas such as the music and film industries …

Darwin Ecosystem Helps Improve Lives With Cognitive Technology

Posted by Kerry Curry

Cognitive technology innovator Darwin Ecosystem isn’t yet a household name, but the company’s groundbreaking partnership with IBM and others to help a quadriplegic woman with Rett’s syndrome communicate is capturing attention.

Dallas-based Darwin Ecosystem was recently named one of South …

Deadline Nears to Enter Mayors Matchup Pitch at SXSW

Posted by Lance Murray

Entrepreneurs from across the country will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of the nation’s leading mayors March 11 competing for up to $10,000 at the Mayors Matchup 2018 during the Civic I/O event at South

FastVisa to Pitch at South By Southwest in March

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

So far, 2018 has started well for FastVisa, the Dallas-based startup that created a platform to streamline the immigration paperwork process.

FastVisa will be one of 50 companies and the only startup from North Texas presenting at the South by …

Entegra Joins Dallas Smart City Effort Focusing on Cybersecurity

Posted by Lance Murray

smart citiesThe effort to execute and design the smart city strategy in Dallas got a boost this week with the announcement that entegra technologies inc. will be joining the Dallas Innovation Alliance.

DIA is a public-private partnership leading the smart city …

Blinker Allows Buyers to ‘Take the Wheel’ in Auto Sales

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

The award-winning Blinker app has arrived in Texas.

The peer-to-peer car sales app, which launched during 2016 in Colorado, allows people to buy, sell, finance, and refinance cars by doing little more than snapping a photo.

“As consumers continue to …

Mark Cuban Predicts Who Will
Be World’s First Trillionaires

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Artificial intelligence is the key to becoming a trillionaire, according to Mark Cuban.

The billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur spoke Sunday to a packed house at the South by Southwest Conference and Festivals in Austin, boldly predicting what profession …

CommonEdits Creates Digital Library to Protect Artists’ Rights

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris


Today’s independent artists don’t need record deals to get millions of downloads online. The problem comes when musicians remix copyrighted music and then sell it online.

This piracy has resulted in plenty of lawsuits …

Mend is Bringing Health Care Home

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg

When you think about urgent care, you probably imagine busy waiting rooms, impersonal service, and a hefty tab to pay at the end — all while you’re uncomfortably sick or injured. As Jonathan Clarke, founder and CEO of Mend, puts …

Ask Mark Cuban a Question at SXSW

Posted by Patrick Kobler

Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to ask Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban live questions March 13, via Twitter, during a question and answer session at South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals in Austin.

Sponsored by Dallas-based AT&T Business Solutions, …

Reasons to Visit Sabre at SXSW

Posted by Sabre

A live LEGO brick build, one-on-ones with user experience (UX) experts, a party you don’t want to miss, and a chance to join Team Sabre it doesn’t get better than that.

Over the years, many of the most compelling …

Why Every Dallas Startup Should be at SXSW

Posted by D'Andrea Willis

SXSW (South by Southwest) is the one annual event that combines technology, music, film, startups and epic meetups right in the heart of emerging tech capital, Austin.

Over the last few years, Dallas has been getting attention on the national …

Reel FX and Polyphonic Spree Present: A Live-Action Virtual Reality Concert

Posted by Krista Nightengale

At first, it looks like any other video. Tim DeLaughter, frontman of the Polyphonic Spree, begins singing a Christmas song. The multiple-member band strikes up. People in costumes come through, and then the video cuts to a scene in the …