Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

Dallas Startup Selected For NYC Project Entrepreneur Intensive

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas-based ParkIT has made the list of 12 companies pitching during next month’s Project Entrepreneur Intensive in New York City. 

The April 7-8 program from Rent the Runway Foundation and UBS Elevating Entrepreneurs brings together 200 female-founded startups for networking …

GetPayroll Launches App
for ‘Micro-Companies’ at SXSW

Posted by Lance Murray

Doing the employee payroll is one of the necessary, but sometimes daunting tasks a small business owner performs each month.

Lewisville-based payroll startup GetPayroll launched its SIMON app earlier this month during Startup Night at the South by Southwest Conference …

On Tap: State of Higher Education, South Side Art Walk, & Entrepreneur Summit

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

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 event website

LaunchPad City Takes Over ex-North Texas Enterprise Center

Posted by Chase Ezell
LaunchPad City

LaunchPad City’s logo

A new coworking facility opened in Frisco, as the former North Texas Enterprise Center at 6170 Research Row has become LaunchPad City.

The Frisco Economic Development Corp. entered into a partnership with LaunchPad City LLC to manage …

Dallas Startup Disrupting
Real Estate Lands $2.3M

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas-based Door is on a growth spurt. 

The real estate startup, which charges homeowners a flat rate of $5,000 rather than the standard 6 percent commission fee collected by other brokers, recently closed a $2.3 million funding round, according …

Vault Aviation Foregoes App for the Human Touch

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Apps can solve many problems in today’s world, but the founders of Vault Aviation wanted a more personal touch for customers booking a private jet.

Childhood friends Paul Taskalos and Weston Hull founded the company in 2015 in Dallas with

Fort Worth Startup Creates App to Help in Auto Loan Payments

Posted by Julia Falcon

A new mobile app called Payix is enabling users to make car payments through their smartphones — and help lenders send friendly reminders.

Chris Chestnut’s Fort Worth company built the app for those who have troubled credit and those who …

Dallas Health-Care Startup Raises Funding, Prepping for Launch

Posted by Julia Falcon

A Dallas health-care startup has secured $152,000 in seed funding for its platform aiding patients and health care providers in scheduling appointments.

Blockit‘s platform is designed to give real-time access to the calendar availability of patients and health care …

Panel Tackles Entrepreneurship
at Festival of Ideas Forum

Posted by Lance Murray
panel

Photo: The DEC


A panel of leading entrepreneurs
from the Dallas-Fort Worth area will address issues facing the entrepreneurial community Tuesday at the Entrepreneurial City Community Forum.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, 311 …

Crowdfunding & CRE: What are New Rules? Do They Work?

Posted by Richard Blunk

The thought of raising money online has attracted commercial real estate (CRE) sponsors like bees to honey.

Many assumed that a track record of returns on investment and their selection of quality real estate products would create an internet frenzy …