12285289VentureSpur announced at Friday’s Tech Trends for Restaurants and Retail event in Dallas, Texas the launch of our new dedicated Dallas office and new full-time Interim Managing Director and Dallas support staff.

The new Interim Managing Director is VentureSpur co-founder and venture capitalist, David Matthews. Mr. Matthews has led the accelerator’s Board of Managing Members and supervised Trailblazer Capital’s anchor investment in the accelerator’s 2013 fund.

The accelerator has consolidated Texas operations to the new Dallas office and intends to host this year’s VentureSpur Texas acceleration program at its partner facility, The Dallas Entrepreneur Center.

As a part of the consolidation, Trailblazer Capital agreed to make an anchor investment of $100,000 and also to provide in-kind management and administrative support services.

In addition, VentureSpur Texas has announced a strong focus on startups working in mobility and technology for restaurants, retail and hospitality.

For more information, contact VentureSpur@TrailblazerCapital.com

VentureSpur has also announced Oklahoma-based LaunchOklahoma as a spin-off of VentureSpur, taking forward the operations of the accelerator in Oklahoma, while VentureSpur Texas continues the accelerator’s Texas operations in Dallas.

Read more about LaunchOklahoma, in the official LaunchOklahoma announcement here.

Check out www.LaunchOklahoma.com for more information on what to expect from the Oklahoma accelerator!


David Matthews