3 Things: Startup Takes Hassle
Out of Luggage Buying, Storage


Traveling is becoming more efficient with startup’s focus on luggage rental, local entrepreneurs discussed ups and downs in business with TCU students, and Dallas’ Office of Cultural Affairs is getting refreshed with the help of a new employee.

GoForth& is a new Dallas-based luggage rental startup. The company says renting your luggage from it gets rid of the hassle of buying expensive luggage, using it once or twice, and then having it take up a lot of space. With GoForth&, users can mail the luggage back once they return from a trip. And speaking of traveling, in 2018, parking at Dallas Love Field also will be easier. A nine-floor, $208 million garage is under construction by the main terminal, and it will include sensors to keep track of available parking spots, ticket pay stations, and license plate readers to help you find your car if you forgot where you parked. The Dallas Morning News has more about the garage here

Fort Worth Business Press held its first Entrepreneur Summit on July 29 at Texas Christian University. Keynote speakers discussed anticipating the future of the market, analyzing customer data, working with investors, and building a network. Entrepreneurs, business leaders, and investors alike came together to talk about running a business with TCU students. Fort Worth Business has more about the panel here

There has been an empty spot at Dallas City Hall, and recently that vacancy has been filled. Jennifer Scripps is the new director of the Office of Cultural Affairs, and she will be updating the department’s strategic plan, as well as creating a list of needs for the city’s bond program. The Dallas native returned home from her previous job in New York because she wanted to have a bigger impact on a smaller team. D Magazine has more about her thoughts on the city’s culture here

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