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Why Dallas - A Guide to the Startup Scene in Dallas-Fort Worth

DALLAS WHY A GUIDE TO THE STARTUP SCENE IN DALLAS - FORT WORTH DFW IS THE 4TH LARGEST METRO IN THE U.S.O 18 6TH TOP 20 2X2 Fortune 500 Company Headquarters Largest Concentration of High Tech Workers in U.S. Region for number of patents issued, Major Airports and 2 Airline Hubs 2007-2011 5TH NO.1 0% 27.9% Largest Metro in Self-Employment in U.S. Population of Labor Force with a Bachelor's degree State to Do Business, CEO No Personal Income Tax, Magazine Business Climate Index Occupation or Wage 25 19 McKinney Frisco 17 11 31 27 02 26 23 DFW WORKS TOGETHER Addison 8 114 Coppell 28 10 DNT 635 DNT 30 14 75 DEW Airport Irving 24 183 Dallas 20 13 18 16 21 22 Fort Worth Downtown 20 Dallas Arlington 15 Athens CO - WORKING INCUBATION ACCELERATORS & INNOVATION CENTERS DALLAS CO WORK BIOPIPELINE AT BIOCENTER, 20 VENTURESPUR (AT THE DEC) 14 UT SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL DISTRICT THE COMMON DESK 21 TECH FORT WORTH ACCELERATION LAB 2 15 BIOTECH MANUFACTURING 22 THE ARLINGTON BUSINESS ACCELERATOR WELD CENTER OF TEXAS (BMC) THE HIVE TECH FORT WORTH 23 VENTURE DEVELOPMENT CENTER (UTD) 4. 16 SPRY ROCKET 17 THE COLLIDE CENTER 24 TECH WILDCATTERS COLAB WORKSPACE UNITED WAY'S GROUND 24 HEALTH WILDCATTERS 18 FLOOR CONNECTIVE HUB 25 UNT INNOVATION GREENHOUSE 19 NORTH TEXAS ENTERPRISE CENTER 26 ACCELERATED VENTURES PROGRAM DALLAS FORT WORK THE DALLAS ENTREPRENEUR DALLAS MAKERSPACE CENTER (DEC) TBD ACCELERATE NFC 10 THE FOUNDRY GROUP 27 AT&T FOUNDRY 28 IBM INNOVATION CENTER 11 THE LAB 12 THE GROVE TI KILBY LABS 29 s.html 13 THE BACKLOT 30 MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY CENTER 03 DFW 31 ALCATEL-LUCENT RESEARCH & INNOVATION CENTER 32 U.S. PATENT & TRADEMARK SATELLITE OFFICE HAS BIG EXITS WITH THE HELP OF Sb./B 2001 Broadcast to Yahoo PRIVATE EQUITY GROWTH FUNDS, VENTURE CAPITAL & ANGEL GROUPS 7-Ventures IPO 2002 Gamestop Aristos Ventures Baymark Partners Bold Star Ventures Broadband Venture Partners ACQUIRED Buena Venture Associates 2013 MetroPCS to T-Mobile Catapult Partners CenterPoint Ventures Colt Ventures Covera Ventures 2008 EDS to HP S13.9B Cypress Growth Capital Dallas Social Venture Partners Dallas Venture Partners Eastern Partners Green Park & Golf Ventures $105M 2009 Id Software to Zenimax HO2 Partners Hughes Ventures Hunt BioVentures Mark Cuban Companies Mobility Ventures $3.98 2002 Perot Systems to Dell Naya Ventures Pangea's Edge Holdings, Ltd. Pepperwood Partners Remeditex Silver Creek Ventures $110M 2010 to Amazon Texas Women Ventures TI Ventures Trailblazer Capital Baylor Angel Network Cowtown Angels $330M </> 2010 ITKO to CA Technologies Dallas Angel Network Dallas Ventures Angel Network Dallas Women's Venture Fund Golden Seeds - Dallas Lone Star Angels $53M 2010 New Toy to Zynga North Texas Angel Network Southwest Venture Forum Texas Entrepreneur Network - Funding Forum Texas Mezzanine Fund ACQUIRED 201o Quickoffice to Google SSs S2B 2013 Softlayer to IBM FUNDING AVAILABLE ACQUIRED 2013 Bottle Rocket to WPP 04 DFW MEETS UP FOR CREATIVES Dallas Ruby Brigade CoFounders Lab TechCocktail Dallas AIGA DFW DevOps Live Dallas Entrepreneur Network Texchange Dallas Big Design Conference DFW Big Data Dallas New Tech TiE Dallas Circles Conference DFW Pythoneers Dallas Startup Weekend Untyed Creatives in Dallas DFW Scrum Dallas Startup Happy Hour VentureSpur Happy Hours Dallas User Experience Group Drupal Developer Group DigitalDumbo Dallas Dribble Meetup Front Porch EWomenNetwork FOR MARKETERS Refresh Dallas GeekMeet Dallas Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) 4As Dallas Council WELD Creative Labs HackerNest DFW Health 2.0 Dallas Internet Marketing and SEO DFW Usability Professionals HTML5 User Group Health Industry Council Association DFW AMA iPhone Developers Group LaunchDFW DFW IMA Lone Star PHP Conference Metroplex Technology Business FOR DEVELOPERS Council DFW Wordpress Meetup North Dallas Cloud Computing Big Android BBQ Group Mobile Monday Dallas Emerging Tech Conference NEXT Dallas (powered by Google for Entrepreneurs) Dallas Android Developers Group Red Oak Hackerspace Social Media Club of Dallas Dallas IGDA Results Oriented Web North Texas RCIC Dallas.JS FOR ENTREPRENEURS Open Coffee Club Dal Mob 1 Million Cups EVENTS CALENDAR SCORE Dallas Dallas Maker Space BioCenter Dallas Startup Grind Dallas CEO Netweavers SPECIAL THANKS TO THE DE DA L L AS Dev Gupta for Design; Alexander Muse, Trey Bowles, Jennifer Conley and Jeremy Vickers for data and thought leadership REGIONAL SOURCES MEDECA THEDE Fortune Magazine, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Patent Office, Census Bureau Bureau, Dallas Regional Chamber Research CHAMBERĀ® .co %3.

Why Dallas - A Guide to the Startup Scene in Dallas-Fort Worth

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Texas is arguably the No. 1 state in the country to DO business; And Dallas-Fort Worth is one of the best places in the country to START a business. An explosion of new startups, coworking spaces,...


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