Austin-based Favor Expands in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

SiliconHills

Favor is now available in 18 cities in the […] The post Austin-based Favor Expands in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin-based Favor, the on demand mobile delivery service, announced Wednesday that it has expanded to three more Texas cities: Arlington, Frisco and McKinney. Favor is also making every restaurant and store in the cities available for on-demand delivery with an average delivery time of 35 minutes.

A Glimpse Into the Future of the Booming Austin-San Antonio Corridor

SiliconHills

Together, Austin and San Antonio can develop into a powerhouse technology region, similar to Dallas-Fort Worth, according to a new report. Austin and San Antonio have the chance to build something incredibly special in Central Texas. And the folks at Lawnstarter report in 2030, this region will have a 34 percent increase in population to […] The post A Glimpse Into the Future of the Booming Austin-San Antonio Corridor appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Effective Pitching Seminar in Dallas-Fort Worth

The Startup Lawyer

The Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of MIT Enterprise Forum is focused on supporting technology entrepreneurs in the DFW metroplex. My good friend Babar Bhatti , Chair of the MIT Enterprise Forum DFW Chapter and CEO/Founder of MutualMind , is hosting an “Effective Pitching&# this Thursday night. Here’s the scoop from the MIT Forum site: MIT Enterprise Forum DFW Chapter is pleased to announce our January event: Effective Pitching.

I’m in Logo Love: The Fort Worth Zoo logo

crowdSPRING Blog

Today, we’ll look at the logo for The Fort Worth Zoo. Fort Worth Zoo is the oldest zoo in Texas. Background on The Fort Worth Zoo: The Fort Worth Zoo was founded in 1909 with just a handful of animals, and is now a nationally ranked zoo with over 5,000 forms of wildlife.

Innovations from surprising places

deal architect

Innovations from various parts of the world we don’t usually expect innovation from Construction Outsourcing – Philippines The parbuckling of the Costa Concordia – Italy Smartphones made in the US – Fort Worth, TX Global Shipping innovations – Massive boats, Innovative Business Uses of Technology

One step closer…

Life Beyond Code

A couple of weeks ago, I was in-between flights at Dallas Fort Worth airport and observed the sign boards. Tags: Main Page dallas fort worth dfw lake cunningham parking ticket We talk about something being a “means to an end&# to something else.

Sphero Available At Brookstone

Feld Thoughts

Dallas/Fort Worth, JFK. Sphero is now available in some Brookstone stores around the US. There’s a handy map on the Sphero site and I’ll include a list at the bottom of this post. Occasionally one of you, dear blog reader, will ask if you can do anything for me.

DFW Startup Community SAFE Update 2015

The Startup Lawyer

A Primer on the New YC Docs” for LaunchDFW regarding the Y-Combinator SAFE docs and their application to the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) startup community. About two years ago I wrote “Safe and Sound? My conclusion was that SAFE docs were likely too startup favorable to take off in the DFW startup Community as many investors … Continue reading → The post DFW Startup Community SAFE Update 2015 appeared first on Startup Lawyer. Seed Rounds

Episode 21: Customer Service and Profit Growth with Angie Strader

Mike Michalowicz

Located in the heart of Dallas/Fort Worth, 360 Wraps is the single fastest growing vehicle wraps company in the DFW Metroplex. Located in the heart of Dallas/Fort Worth, 360 Wraps is the single fastest growing vehicle wraps company in the DFW Metroplex. Show Summary.

Webb Simpson breaks out of crowd to take Colonial lead

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Webb Simpson shot a 3-under 67 on Saturday to break out of a crowd and take the third-round lead at the Colonial

Unruly passenger diverts Charlotte-to-Las Vegas flight

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas — Officials say an unruly passenger aboard an American Airlines flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Las Vegas prompted an unscheduled landing at Dallas-Fort Worth

Changed track, same result at Texas with Jimmie Johnson win

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas — Jimmie Johnson still knows how to get to Victory Lane at Texas, even from the back of the field on a track that had changed significantly since his first six wins there

Comfort Food: The Best US Airport Restaurants

Inc Startups

Dallas-Fort Worth International With 15 restaurants in total, there''s a lot to choose from in Dallas-Fort Worth. Airport restaurants are terrible, right? Not quite. Here''s some of the country''s best grub.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 37: Michael Ingle and Graeme Gordon

Steve Blank

But through a lot of trial and tribulation, we’re still growing the company into the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. I simply wasn’t happy in corporate America. I was a square peg in a round hole and needed to be someplace where I could think creatively.

Alexander tosses 3-hitter, TCU tops NC State 8-2

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Tyler Alexander threw a three-hitter and TCU avoided elimination with an 8-2 victory over N.C. State on Sunday night in the Fort Worth Regional

Shepard's homer in 9th leads NC State over TCU 5-4

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Chance Shepard hit a two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning, leading North Carolina State past TCU 5-4 on Saturday night in the Fort Worth Regional

A Look Inside the Fascinating Cannabis Branding and Marketing Boom

crowdSPRING Blog

It’s worth noting that support for marijuana has grown substantially since both of these elections, but that still doesn’t guarantee success this November. I’m in Logo Love: The Fort Worth Zoo logo.

How 6 Entrepreneurs Find Balance

Inc Startups

I know that if I don''t invest time and energy in my business, it won''t grow and the same goes for my family." --Jason Forrest, CEO, Forrest Performance Group ; EO Fort Worth Plan and commit to balance. Entrepreneurs offer their best advice for achieving harmony between work and home. Building a business can take a significant toll on one''s personal life. How do entrepreneurs strike a successful work-life balance?

5 Companies That Could Become The Next Apple

YoungUpstarts

Same-day delivery has been so successful that Amazon decided to expand this program in other major cities, such as San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle-Tacoma, Phoenix, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, Indianapolis, Washington DC, Baltimore, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Tampa Bay, and Atlanta.

V1’s latest investment: Booster Fuels – on-demand delivery of gas for vehicles

Version One Ventures

The company currently operates in the SF Bay Area and the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex, servicing clients at suburban campuses of large cap corporations. . Last year, we quietly invested in the seed round of Booster Fuels, a then-stealth on-demand gas delivery service. Today, we’re excited to officially announce our investment as they raise their Series A financing from Maveron, Madrona, and RRE, and other invests, as well as expand into Silicon Valley.

American announces tentative deal with gate, ticket agents

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines and a union have reached a tentative agreement offering higher wages for about 14,500 customer service and gate agents

Larson wins Xfinity in Texas, 4 title-chasing spots open

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Larson held off Brad Keselowski to win the NASCAR Xfinity race at Texas on Saturday, leaving all four spots in the chase for the series championship open going into the final elimination round

Out of Chase, Dillon on pole for Sprint Cup race in Texas

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Austin Dillon is on the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas two weeks after a heartbreaking finish knocked him out of the championship chase

Six Reasons Your Logo Might Need a Makeover

crowdSPRING Blog

We expect them to be the visual representation of everything our brand stands for, to be the recognizable “face” of our companies, to be the picture worth a thousand words every day for so long as our business persists. If your company is coming out on the other side of a storm, it might be worth your time to consider an update to your logo. I’m in Logo Love: The Fort Worth Zoo logo. We ask a lot of our logos.

Gordon fights with Keselowski in big Texas melee

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas — Brad Keselowski is doing everything he can for a chance at another NASCAR championship. No matter how angry he makes other drivers

Knaus says he will remain Johnson's crew chief

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jimmie Johnson has won all six of his NASCAR Sprint Cup championships with Chad Knaus on his pitbox

How to Manage a Crisis Before It Destroys Your Business

Inc Startups

They still needed to sell fast, and if investors aren''t serving that need any longer, then their next best option would be to work with a real estate agent." --Jeremy Brandt, CEO, We Buy Houses ; EO Fort Worth

Standing Up for Windows XP: Business Owners Dig in Against Microsoft

Inc Startups

Van Eeden is president and founder of Star Wellness USA, an onsite medical lab and screening services provider for small and mid-sized companies, based in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas.

Lessons From 4 Failed Start-ups

Inc Startups

About 10 years ago, he was running a company called Connect Center that provided workspace at hotels like the Hilton at the Dallas Fort Worth airport. Serial entrepreneurs reveal what they wish they had known when they were first starting up their companies.

FAA investigating landing of US Airways jet in Charlotte

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Federal safety officials are investigating an incident in which a US Airways jet struck runway lights while attempting to land after the pilots reported wind shear

TCU beats NC State 9-8 in 10-inning regional clincher

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Pinch-hitter Elliott Barzilli had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning after TCU rallied from a late seven-run deficit in a 9-8 win over North Carolina State on Mond

North Carolina State beats Stony Brook 3-0 in NCAA opener

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Logan Ratledge hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning and North Carolina State beat Stony Brook 3-0 on Friday in their NCAA regional opener

Newman, Kenseth in Chase contention with 0 wins

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Ryan Newman and Matt Kenseth look a bit out of place this late in NASCAR''s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship with those zeroes under the column for wins

Stewart hits 200 mph, Kenseth takes Texas pole

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Tony Stewart had NASCAR''s first 200-mph qualifying lap on an intermediate track, and Matt Kenseth took the pole for the Sprint Cup race Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway

Get More Done: 18 Tips for Telecommuters

Inc Startups

Deb McAlister-Holland, a freelance marketing professional in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, says the $5,000 she spent remodeling her home office was the best thing she ever did to increase her productivity. "I

DFW Startup Community SAFE Update 2015

The Startup Lawyer

A Primer on the New YC Docs” for LaunchDFW regarding the Y-Combinator SAFE docs and their application to the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) startup community. About two years ago I wrote “Safe and Sound? My conclusion was that SAFE docs were likely too startup favorable to take off in the DFW startup Community as many investors … Continue reading → Startup Issues

I’m in Logo Love: the new Comedy Central logo

crowdSPRING Blog

I’m in Logo Love: The Fort Worth Zoo logo. “I’m In Logo Love” is an ongoing series on the crowdSPRING blog. Periodically, we’ll pick a logo we’d like to take home from a bar and tell you why.

Social Media Stars Getting It Right

Inc Startups

The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo show, as featured on this NBC-TV affiliate station video story , explains how it used Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Foursquare to attract attendees and keep them informed about the daily events.

SAFE Seed Financing Documents

The Startup Lawyer

A Primer on the new YC Docs“ It’s somewhat geared towards the Dallas Fort Worth startup scene, but I believe it’s probably relevant for most of the country/world. I wrote an article for LaunchDFW titled “SAFE and SOUND? Venture Capital

In Remembrance: Entrepreneurs on the 9/11 Anniversary

Inc Startups

I flew into Dallas and was at the Dallas Fort Worth airport and you could just feel the tenseness in the air and the concern. On the 12th anniversary of that tragic day, some of the Inc. 500''s best and brightest reflect on how things have changed since.