Posts Tagged ‘Tech Wildcatters’

RevTech Portfolio Startup Xenio Brings Online Metrics to Brick and Mortar Retailers

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas-based accelerator seed fund RevTech Ventures portfolio company Xenio Systems brings hyper-local Internet of Things tech to brick and mortar stores.

The San Francisco-based startup’s tech uses precision real-time positioning inside retail locations to track people’s behavior to provide user …

DI People: Masergy Taps Parker as New CEO, Sabre Names New Exec, Tech Wildcatters Adds 2

Posted by Lance Murray

MASERGY NAMES PARKER AS ITS NEW CEO

James Parker has been named chief executive officer of Masergy, a Plano-based software-defined networking services company.

Parker succeeds Chris MacFarland, who will assume the role of executive chairman and chief technology officer at …

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 …

Michael Cope: As a Mentor, He’s ‘Been There and Done That’

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The “Meet the Mentor” series is a way for Dallas Innovates to celebrate the depth and breadth of mentors in North Texas and highlight the collected wisdom and experience available to the startup community, entrepreneurs, and other seekers of knowledge. 

Dallas Startups Teaming Up to Bring AI to Adventure Travel

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Two Dallas startups — Junction AI and Local Adventures — are teaming up in a performance-based agreement to integrate artificial intelligence into personalized marketing for adventure tours and gear.

 

Junction AI’s technology will serve as a back-end system for …

Dennis Dayman: Bringing Exits, Insights & Advice to the Table

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The new “Meet the Mentor” series is a way for Dallas Innovates to celebrate the depth and breadth of mentors in North Texas and highlight the collected wisdom and experience available to the startup community, entrepreneurs, and other seekers of

Plano Phone Service Provider for Seniors With Cognitive Issues on a Growth Spurt

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Tavis Schriefer knows firsthand the everyday challenges that come with caring for a loved one with dementia.

“My mom loved talking on the phone with friends and family, but was having increasing difficulty with the features and functionality of her …

On Tap: CIO Summit, Startup Weekend Fort Worth & Engage Dallas

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 …

Q+A: HollerDoc Wants to ‘Put Health Care Back into the Patients’ Hands’

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas Innovates Q+A (Images: Istockphoto)Nick Qureshi said he wants to “put health care back into the patients’ hands,” with his latest venture.

Qureshi and co-founder Emad Siddiqui created the HollerDoc app to take advantage of the telemedicine trend as well as offer patients and …

From Trip Itineraries To Navigable Maps, Dallas Startup Puts Cruise Planning In One Platform

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Alex and Marina Shumaiev love to take cruises, including the one they took for their honeymoon. But they found many pain points in the industry that were screaming for innovation.

Cruise lines make it easy to book a cruise, but …

On Tap: Entrepreneurs Summit, Healthcare Innovation Breakfast & Sunday Supper Concert

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 …

Pitch Perfect: North Texas Events Boosting Entrepreneurial Ideas

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Here’s a list of some of the notable pitch events last year. Check DallasInnovates.com for upcoming dates for 2018.

Codelaunch

CodeLaunch is the seed accelerator and startup expo in Dallas-Fort Worth at which individuals pitch their app ideas to investors, …

With New Hire, Chamber Aims to Expand Innovation in Dallas Region

Posted by Dave Moore

The Dallas region is already a magnet for some of the most innovative and high-tech companies, from the self-driving shuttle in Arlington to the Blue Cross and Blue Shield C1 Innovation Lab in Dallas’ Historic West End.

Not to mention …

Skrible Startup Seeks Restaurants to Beta Test Analytics Tool

Posted by Lance Murray

Restaurant data analytics startup Skrible is looking for a few good eateries to beta test its product.

Anthony Ball, CEO and co-founder of Skrible told Dallas Innovates that the startup will be releasing its beta product on Oct. 1.

“Beta …

Tech Wildcatters Names
New CEO for Accelerator

Posted by Lance Murray

There’s new leadership at Tech Wildcatters, the Dallas technology seed accelerator that has seen significant management changes in the past year.

Co-founder and Managing Partner Gabriella Zielke introduced Vorachai (Ricky) Tejapaibul as the new managing partner and CEO Wednesday evening …

Accenture Immerses Tech Lounge Visitors in VR, AR Experiences

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

From training factory workers to shopping in the grocery store, virtual and augmented reality technologies are taking huge leaps forward.

Accenture Interactive, which has offices in Irving, and its partners, Avanade, and Fjord Design and Innovation, showed off their …

Selery Fulfillment Gets $1M From Deep Space Ventures, Angels, Mark Cuban

Posted by Heather Noel

A Dallas area startup is reaping the benefits of its local community, with Mark Cuban, Deep Space Ventures, and angel investors pouring $1 million of capital into the company. 

It’s the largest funding round yet for Farmers Branch-based Selery Fulfillment, …

On Tap: Ignite, Educated City, & D CEO’s Technology Event

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Editor’s Picks of events for Jan. 19 – 26.

THURSDAY, JAN. 19

PURSUIT DALLAS — 6 to 8 p.m. at Walnut Hill Recreation Center, 10011 Midway Road, in Dallas. The Dallas Park and Recreation Department will kick off its six-part …

Third Quarter Brought Big Investments for DFW Startups

Posted by Heather Noel

The numbers have been tallied and Dallas-Fort Worth area startups received more than $274 million in funding during the third quarter, according to The Dallas Morning News

StackPath and Peloton Therapeutics garnered the largest investments accounting for $232.4 million …

Recap: Tech Wildcatters Fall Pitch Day

Posted by Heather Noel

Tech Wildcatters held its second Gauntlet pitch day Wednesday at the House of Blues in Dallas. 

Selery Fulfillment and Tech EdVentures were the first startups to reach graduate status in the Dallas-based accelerator’s milestone-driven Gauntlet program, which launched earlier this …