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Calvin Carter at Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress had an amazing line up this year with several reveals and announcements that have caused quite the stir in the mobile world. Not negative, but inquisitive. All of the news about wearables and the future of mobile inadvertently brought a... read more

Rocketeers Support the Future Crafters

Every month, a charity is selected by the Rocketeers to receive support. For the month of February, we are proud to back Future Crafters. Future Crafters is a local rookie team of 5 fifth graders in the FIRST Program. This Irving team worked over 200 hours... read more

Bottle Rocket Rocketeers Support Kiva.org

Every month, a charity is selected by the Rocketeers to receive support. For the month of February, we are proud to back Kiva.org. Kiva is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect a worldwide network of microfinance institutions and individual... read more

Calvin Carter shares countdown for success at UNT

Today, at the University of North Texas, Calvin Carter spoke as part of their Distinguished Speaker Series, about the start of Bottle Rocket and what inspired him to build the very successful app development firm. The UNT College of Business Distinguished... read more

Spay Neuter Network

It should be no surprise that the Spay Neuter Network focuses predominately on spaying and neutering local companion animals that are currently on their own.  Currently, hundreds of thousands of animals are killed each year in Texas shelters, not to mention... read more

Toys for Tots

Gathering toys and funds (for more toys) for nearly 20 years, Toys for Tots is still going strong in their mission to give gifts to those whose trees are a little barer than others.  As for what they’ve done, it's nearly impossible to quantify the... read more

Happy Thanksgiving from Bottle Rocket

In true Bottle Rocket tradition, Rocketeers gathered on Wednesday for a Thanksgiving Potluck dinner. We all have so much to be thankful for, and we love the having the opportunity to gather, share recipes and express what we are thankful... read more