Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

T.D. Jakes, UNT Dallas Team for MegaFest Student Pitch Contest

Posted by Chloe Bennett

The new MegaFutures@MegaFest entrepreneurial pitch competition for students in grades six through 12 gives them a chance to be their own boss and possibly win some of $50,000 in prize money being awarded.

The competition was announced this week by …

Data Storage Biz Models: Which One is Right For Your Company?

Posted by Richard Blunk

As our reliance on data increases so too does the global need for data storage.

Since neither trend shows any signs of stopping or slowing down soon, prudent information technology and finance professionals should work together in a thorough and …

Axxess Testing App That ‘Uberizes’ Home Health

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based technology company Axxess is testing a new app that it says “Uberizes” the process of connecting home-health agencies with qualified clinicians to provide care all day, anywhere.

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John Olajide, president and CEO of Axxess

Called AxxessCare, the app is …

On Tap: State of Dallas County, Dallas Tech Fest, & Innovations in Criminal Justice Reform

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 …

Mark Cuban Leads $1.5M
Meta SaaS Seed Round

Posted by Lance Murray
Meta SaaS

Mark Cuban

Billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban led a $1.5 million seed round that was closed recently for Meta SaaS, an Austin-based provider of technology that helps companies save money and better manage and utilize their software-as-a-service subscriptions. 

Cuban …

Deadline Nears for WeWork Creator Awards

Posted by Heather Noel

Entrepreneurs and artists looking to be considered for WeWork’s inaugural Creator Awards should submit applications by June 12. 

The New York-based coworking company, which has locations in the Dallas area, is giving out more than $20 million to entrepreneurs, small …

Carrollton Startup Wins Health Innovation Pitch

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Dynofit beat 13 other health-care startups nationwide to win the recent Health Wildcatters’ Health Innovation Pitch Competition at the 10th Annual Healthcare Dealmakers Conference last week. 

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Maria Schneider, CEO of Dynofit pitching her company’s wearable Flexdot sensor. [Photo courtesy of

Warstic: Putting the Hunter Spirit into Baseball

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

The high-concept short film presents a determined tone, featuring fire, intent faces, and the deep, dark woods. Amid dialogue and visuals of hunters, warriors, and the swing of a baseball bat, Dallas-based Warstic gets its point across: The bats …

Is Your Company ‘Dallas 100’ Worthy? Put It In the Running For Annual Entrepreneur List

Posted by Heather Noel

The Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business is looking for the fastest-growing privately held companies in the Dallas area. 

Its annual Dallas 100 list ranks 100 of the area’s “best entrepreneurial businesses,” based …

Healthcare Dealmakers: Money & Medicine Come Together

Posted by Lance Murray

Health-care opportunities and challenges took center stage this week at the Healthcare Dealmakers Conference at the Four Seasons Resort and Club at Las Colinas.

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Health care real estate panel moderator, Victor McConnell [Photo: Lance Murray]

It was the 10th year …