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Jazzie Bernabe

Reimagining the Car Rental Experience through a Mobile App

By | Speakers, Techweek Dallas, Uncategorized | No Comments
This past July, Avis introduced its new mobile app Avis Now to further enhance the car rental experience for its customers. Being one of three corporations controlling the majority of the car rental industry today, Avis has focused on branding itself as an innovator in the space. Techweek aims to celebrate innovators across various industries, which is why we are so excited to have Scott Deaver of Avis take the stage at the Techweek Dallas Summit 2016. Techweek recognizes that Dallas is more than just Cowboys football and BBQ. Dallas...
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How Improving Travel Experiences with Tech Has Disrupted the Aviation Industry

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Dallas-based aviation startup Rise does not employ any pilots or own any planes. Using a proprietary technology platform, the company is able to cater to a community of frequent travelers who want to experience private charter service. Techweek aims to celebrate innovators across various industries, which is why we are so excited to have Nick Kennedy of Rise take the stage at the Techweek Dallas Summit 2016. Techweek recognizes that Dallas is more than just Cowboys football and BBQ. Dallas has a rich history of business formation and a vibrant...
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Virtual Reality’s Crucial Role in Enhancing the Classroom Environment

By | Speakers, Techweek Dallas, Uncategorized | No Comments
At last year’s conference for the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education Certification (NASDTEC), it was announced that the Educational Testing Service (ETS) would partner with Mursion to provide simulation technology for its new teacher licensure assessment. Today, the company’s technology is being utilized by more than 65 universities and programs to equip K-12 teachers with the knowledge and skills necessary to face the challenges of the classroom. Techweek is enthusiastic about innovation across various industries, therefore, we are happy to welcome Carrie Straub of Mursion to the...
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From Shark Tank to Techweek Dallas, Foot Cardigan’s Star Continues to Rise

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The quirky idea for Bryan DeLuca’s novelty sock subscription business Foot Cardigan came about because he forgot to pack enough socks for a 3-month European trip with his wife. Four years and a memorable appearance on Shark Tank later, the company is nearing the close of its first capital round after a year where it saw $2.5M in sales. Entrepreneurs like Bryan with amazing success stories are ones that Techweek loves to spotlight, which is why we are thrilled to have Bryan join us at the Techweek Dallas Summit 2016....
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Amber Venz, the “Mark Zuckerberg of Fashion,” Takes the Stage at Techweek Dallas

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Amber Venz’s exclusive online shopping platform LikeToKnow.It has propelled her to become a big star in the fashion world and earned her the label of “the Mark Zuckerberg of fashion.” Everyone from fashion retailers and designers to bloggers know and love her. Since launching in 2011, Amber has helped to generate more than $2B in sales driven to brands like ASOS. Techweek aims to celebrate innovators across various industries, which is why we are so excited to have Amber grace our Techweek Dallas Summit 2016 stage. Techweek recognizes that Dallas...
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Techweek Honors 100 Dallas Tech Leaders

By | Techweek100, Uncategorized | No Comments
Techweek is thrilled to announce its Techweek100 Dallas 2016, honoring 100 pioneers and trailblazers in the Dallas-Fort Worth tech community. The final selection was made following months of sifting and vetting hundreds of nominations. Brought to you by BKD, Techweek100 Dallas 2016 is awarded in three categories — Ambassadors, Innovators, and Cultivators — that play a critical part in maintaining Dallas’ position as an innovation center. Ambassadors are selected based on their impact on the tech community through thought leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. This year's Techweek100 Dallas Ambassadors include: business...
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Techweek Honors 100 Brightest Minds in New York Tech

By | Techweek New York, Techweek100 | No Comments
Presented by Techweek is thrilled to announce its Techweek100 New York 2016, honoring 100 of the most forward-thinking minds and organizations that have made a powerful impact in the local tech community. Brought to you by Capalino+Company, United Airlines and Loud Interactive, Techweek100 New York 2016 will be awarded in three categories: Ambassadors, Innovators, and Cultivators. Ambassadors are selected based on their impact on the tech community through thought leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. This year's Techweek100 New York Ambassadors include: Reza Chowdhury (Founder & CEO, AlleyWatch), Gary Vaynerchuck, Co-Founder &...
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Techweek is Hiring!

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Looking to dive in to the technology industry at one of the fastest growing technology events companies in the country?  You’re in luck.  Techweek is hiring across multiple business functions for talented, ambitious people who are passionate about technology and events. Having expanded to Dallas and Toronto this year, Techweek has now grown to 8 international annual festivals. Among other positions, the team is looking for a Senior Operations Associate to help facilitate growth by streamlining processes and executing on festival logistics. For more information on this and all open…

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Announcing Techweek100 Kansas City 2016

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Techweek Kansas City is almost here, and the Techweek team is thrilled to release Techweek100 Kansas City 2016. Announced in each city leading up to our annual Techweek festival, Techweek100 celebrates the tech community and its members for its recent successes and promising developments – in other words, you! This year Techweek is looking forward to returning to Kansas City for a second time! Techweek100 Kansas City showcases many promising honorees, selected by the Techweek team and community advisors. We would especially like to thank Christine Murray (Director, KC Chamber...
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Techweek Toronto 2016

Announcing Techweek100 Toronto 2016 – Waterloo 2016

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The Techweek team is thrilled to release our first Techweek100 Toronto-Waterloo 2016. Announced in each city leading up to our annual Techweek festival, Techweek100 celebrates the tech community and its members for its recent successes and promising developments. This year we are excited to add Toronto to our lineup of festival cities! Techweek100 Toronto-Waterloo showcases many promising honorees, selected by the Techweek team and community advisors. We would especially like to thank Janet Bannister (Real Ventures), Steve Hulford (Newzulu Limited), Sharn Kandola (Startup Grind), Irene Lam (MaRS), and Gary Schwartz...
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