Archive for January, 2017

Fashion Line Partners with Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The Tish Cox clothing line has received national acclaim from fashion experts and gets sold in some of Dallas’ poshest shops.

What many fashionistas may not know is that much of the sewing for these designer clothes is done by …

On Tap: Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit, Collidathon, & TechFest

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Editor’s Picks of events for Jan. 26 – Feb. 2.

THURSDAY, JAN. 26

D CEO TECHNOLOGY EVENT — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Reel FX, 301 N. Crowdus St., in Dallas. Mix and mingle with D CEO editors, Dallas’ top …

Waterside: Creating a ‘Conscious Place’ in Fort Worth

Posted by Lance Murray

The numbers alone are impressive for developer Terry Montesi, CEO and founder of Trademark Property Co. in Fort Worth — more than $2 billion and 11.4 million square feet of lifestyle retail, mixed-use properties, and enclosed malls in the United …

NorthPark Center Offering Guided Tours of Art Collection

Posted by Heather Noel

NorthPark Center has long been known for its mix of couture and culture, but now shoppers can get a more concerted look at the mall’s contemporary art collection with free guided tours.

Sure, shoppers can take their own walk equipped …

The District Incubator to Bring DEC Model to Fair Park Area

Posted by Lance Murray

A collaboration between the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, the city of Dallas, and the United Methodist Church will benefit entrepreneurs in the neighborhoods surrounding Fair Park in South Dallas.

The Fair Park District Entrepreneur Center, known as The District, is …

UTSW Researchers ID Gene That Fights Tumors

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Cancer researchers in Dallas have identified a specific gene that fights tumors and can prevent several forms of cancer.

Researchers from the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center also determined that if the gene, known …

Toyota Introducing $1M Grant to Solve North Texas Mobility Issues

Posted by Julia Falcon

Toyota, whose new North American home will move to Plano later this year, announced Tuesday that it will help community organizations around North Texas take on mobility issues with a $1 million grant program. 

It will mark the first time …

UTD Creates Seed Fund for Startups

Posted by Heather Noel

Bryan Chambers describes the entrepreneurial climate at the University of Texas at Dallas as being in midst of the “perfect storm.” 

In recent years, the university has seen growth in its resources and programs for budding business mavens.

The Princeton …

Need a Business Plan?
Trey Bowles Says These 6 Elements are Essential

Posted by Trey Bowles

You often hear people talk about the importance of a business plan or the process of learning how to write a business plan.

Well, I would argue — and I am not alone — that the days of the 50-page …

Dallas Library Gets $5K Grant for STEAM Programming

Posted by Lance Murray

The Dallas Public Library will continue to hold science, technology, engineering, arts, and math programs at five of its branches thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Association for Library Service to Children.

The library system was one of 12 …

Amazon Plans 3rd Fulfillment Center in Coppell

Posted by Lance Murray

Amazon has announced that it will open its third fulfillment center in Coppell, a move that could bring another 1,000 jobs to the city, according to a report by the Carrollton Leader.

The new facility would be the ninth

Texas Health Fort Worth Earns Notice for Neurosurgical Care

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Texas Health Fort Worth is the first hospital in the state to be recognized by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses for its successful patient outcomes and unit performance in neurosurgical intensive care. 

The medical association recognized the Fort Worth …

Booster Fuels, UTD Partner on Campus Fuel Delivery

Posted by Lance Murray

The University of Texas at Dallas and Booster Fuels are partnering to bring the on-demand gas delivery service to the campus in Richardson.

Booster’s service will allow students, faculty, and staff to have their vehicles gassed up while they are …

Frisco High Student Begins Elementary Coding Program

Posted by Heather Noel

Frisco High School junior Brianna Royer is more of the exception rather than the norm in her aerospace engineering class.

In a class of 14, she is one of four girls enrolled, reports the Frisco Enterprise

She hopes that …

Unique Makerspace on Tap for Walsh Development

Posted by Lance Murray

The massive Walsh development in far west Fort Worth will become the first master-planned community in the U.S. to have its own makerspace.

The space will debut in April in the $6 billion development that’s located on both sides of …

TriTex: The Dronepreneur’s Guide to Navigating the Skies

Posted by Will Ammons

Welcome to 2017 where you, or someone you know, probably has a great idea regarding the drone they just got.

Now, it may seem like an entrepreneurial stork just landed at your doorstep, however the current drone laws are …

Feds Include Arlington, UTA in Self-Driving Vehicle Study

Posted by Dave Moore

smart citiesThe city of Arlington and the University of Texas at Arlington have been named among nine Texas locations for groundbreaking research in developing self-driving vehicle technology.

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation designated Texas among 10 U.S. proving grounds …

Ad Age: Cowboys Consider Entering E-sports Arena

Posted by Lance Murray

The Dallas Cowboys had a remarkable season just end, and now there are reports the Frisco-based team is considering a new sports stage on which it can compete.

According to a report in Ad Age, the Cowboys are considering

Flexible Mindset, Physical Space Prepare Students for Future

Posted by Heather Noel

Northwest ISD administrators, Dr. Robert Thornell, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, and Cara Carter, director of instructional technology, discuss the ways technology has transformed education and how schools should continue to adapt. These responses have been edited for

Want More Visibility on Google? Incline Media Offers Tips

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Businesses yearn to be on the coveted first page of Google and simple changes to your website and routine could improve your chances of getting there.

Danny Davis has spent the last 15 years working on search engine optimization as …