Startup Comedy Roast 2016 Profile: FANSeye

As the former Assistant General Manager for the Dallas Stars, Frank Provenzano brings his 17 years’ experience in professional sports management to the fantasy sports world with the global scouting app, FANSeye.  The app draws on Provenzano’s background to give fans a forum that is tailored specifically to the sports conversation and that rewards people who contribute engaging and insightful content.

Meet FANSeye

FANSeye is a player evaluation app that takes the conversation “from the war room to the living room.” Through dual Twitter-like feeds, users can follow, scout, rate and track their favorite players in real time.  They can also follow and engage with other fans, earn FANSeyeQ points and strive to become a FANSeye Expert, which has the highest level of power and privilege in the platform.  In addition, by crowd-sourcing player evaluation, FANSeye serves as a one-stop shop for fantasy sports players, providing filtered player ratings and opinions, stats and real-time rankings.

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Startup Comedy Roast 2016 Profile: Dangle

Plenty of startups have tried to figure out a way to get kids to do chores and tasks for their parents but DFW startup Dangle has finally figured out how to do it. Dallas native and US Naval Academy graduate Laramie Mergerson, took the pain he was feeling keeping track of his son Tre's homework and chores when he was at his mom's and turned it into a solution that worked. Tre is incentivized, tasks get done, and peace now reigns in the family (You parents know what that means!).

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Digital Dallas 2016 Lineup

After an incredible 2015 — a year packed with panels, parties and happy hours in between — Digital Dallas is back!

Over the past two months, we’ve been thinking hard about how to best connect and celebrate Dallas’ digital community in 2016, and here’s what we’ve decided:

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dd:IMPACT - An addendum of recognizers and recognizees

We've listed the unedited additional responses to our original dd:IMPACT survey we conducted this month.

The first section shows the responses to the question:

"Who in Dallas challenged your thinking about the digital space this year or executed a noteworthy solution? How have their accomplishments or thought leadership enhanced your work or the city’s digital prowess?"

The second section shows responses to the question:

"What event in Dallas (put on by any organization) did you attend this year that taught you something new or connected you with valuable contacts? How did this help your professional network and career?"

Some of the responses to Question 1 were simply cut and pasted into Question 2 so we omitted them from this post, otherwise the responses are as entered. Thank you to everyone who added their thoughts and insights. 

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dd:IMPACT - Events inspiring and educating Dallas' digital leaders

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Through hosting a variety of events focused on furthering the start-up, design and marketing space, Dallas’ digital community and influence is significantly growing. A wave of new technologies and business trends emerged in 2015 and many digital professionals relied on these educational opportunities to stay ahead of the curve.

Where did some of the city’s most visible digital leaders go to enhance their professional network and expand their knowledge? Again, we asked digital professionals in Dallas which events they thought were impactful. The stand-out events they found the most valuable this year are unveiled below.

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dd:IMPACT - Thought leaders shaping Dallas' digital landscape

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You don’t need to look too far to find extraordinary, diverse talent in Dallas. We asked the city’s brightest minds to share who in the area challenged their thinking about the digital space this year or executed a noteworthy solution/campaign, and the top picks are revealed below.

From revolutionizing the fashion industry to founding innovative businesses to leveraging technology for social good (and much more!), this city is a hotbed for individuals driving change in the digital space.

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Governor: Finally, a CMS with all the bells and whistles that’s easy to use and affordable

Digital Dallas sat down with Travis McElroy, Founder and Creative Director of The Old State, to get the scoop on their Content Management System, Governor, and how it’s done the near impossible of creating a tool that has all the powerful functionality required and an elegant, intuitive interface. Travis will also be demonstrating Governor at our Digital Dallas event this Wednesday, November 18th.

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Stay Cool in July with these Digital Events in Dallas

Our monthly events calendar below features meetups, conferences and everything in between for digital natives. There's an event here for everyone, from startups to social media managers, from designers to developers. Want your event added to our monthly roundup, email Greg@digitaldallas.org.

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Be Our Social Media Manager - Help Grow the Digital Community in Dallas

Digital Dallas is all about curating all of the awesome things happening in Dallas around technology, agencies, start-ups, artists, and more. We’re looking for a passionate social media manager to help us find those stories, promote them, and grow the online community of Digital Dallas. This is a high profile position within Digital Dallas that will provide entry to everything and everyone that's great about our growing digital culture. It also comes with the expectation of giving us five hours of your time each week. Interested? Read on!

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We’ve Got Your Back: Meet Our Cybersecurity Panel

One July 22nd at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, we will present a panel of experts discussing Cybersecurity and why it matters to your business.

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Everyone from our panel is local, has been working in cybersecurity for a long time, and holds esteemed credentials among their peers. But don't take our word for it, check out more about our panel below.

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