Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

Photo Gallery: Earth Day Texas

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Visitors to Earth Day Texas activities last week at Fair Park took in exhibits, discussions, films, and cutting-edge technology to help preserve the Earth.

Earth Day Texas is the largest Earth Day celebration in the world, and its strategy is …

Innovation Expo Features
Eco-Friendly Inventions

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

New innovations in solar, wind, and urban farming  were highlighted during the seventh annual Earth Day Texas event at Fair Park last weekend.

As part of the E-Capital Innovation Expo, startups, national laboratories, and universities showcased their latest clean …

Dallas Billionaire Touts Digital Philanthropic Fundraising

Posted by Julia Falcon

Todd Wagner [Photo Courtesy Charity Network]

Today, 6 percent of donations to charities are done digitally or online, and a Dallas billionaire is touting that method of giving. 

Todd Wagner, the 56-year-old founder and CEO of Dallas-based Charity Network, …

On Tap: Earth Day Texas, Women in Tech Summit, The Doers

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 event website …

Carvana’s 7-Story Frisco Tower Open for Deliveries

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Carvana officially opened its car vending machine tower Thursday in Frisco, giving online shoppers a fun new way to pick up their vehicle.

The seven-story glass tower holds 32 vehicles that already have been purchased online. But the used-car startup

Health Wildcatters Seek Entries for 2nd Annual Health Innovation Pitch Event

Posted by Julia Batlle

Health Wildcatters, a Dallas-based health-care accelerator, is hosting its second annual Health Innovation Pitch Competition May 17 at the Healthcare Dealmakers Conference at the Four Seasons Resort in Irving.

More than 100 health-care venture capitalists will be on hand …

Reel FX Forms New VR Firm With Moonbot Studios Alums

Posted by Heather Noel

Reel FX is embarking on a new business venture for virtual reality and emerging platforms with creative leadership from Moonbot Studios. 

The Dallas-based digital content studio, whose work includes award-winning animated films, commercials, and other interactive content, has launched the …

DFW Entrepreneurs Recount Their ‘Aha’ Moments

Posted by Lance Murray

For many entrepreneurs, there is an “aha” moment, that instant of insight or discovery about how to make their ideas a success.

aha moment

Suzy Batiz thought of Poo-Pourri at a family gathering.

Fast Company recently talked with two Dallas-area entrepreneurs about …

Is Athletic Success Predictable?
MVR Has an Answer

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A Frisco startup has come up with a new way to predict athletic ability, motivation, and success that could change scouting and recruiting for multiple sports.

Most Valuable Recruit (MVR) goes beyond traditional IQ tests with technology-based analytics to measure …

Dallas Startup Given Award for Innovation in Student Housing

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Modern Message has taken its Community Rewards platform beyond just paying rent and reporting maintenance issues for apartments.

The Dallas startup solved a logistical nightmare for EdR, a company that owns and manages collegiate housing. Every new resident gets a