Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

On Tap: Mad Scientist Ball, Citymakers & IoT Business Expo

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

On Tap: BionorthTX Event, Cocktails + Conversation & Foodies for Philanthropy

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

WeWork Creator Awards 2018 Applications Now Open

Posted by Taylor Lowder

WeWork is once again looking to give a funding boost to creatives all over the world through its Creator Awards and North Texans are eligible to apply. 

The New York-based coworking company established the Creator Awards in 2017 to acknowledge …

Student Wins $10K, Title of ‘Best Student Entrepreneur in the U.S.’

Posted by Maggie Barton

Editor’s Note: Maggie Barton’s SPURstartup has previously partnered with the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.

The Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards, hosted by Entrepreneurs’ Organization, is a worldwide student startup competition.

On Feb. 9, 26 top students from around the country — …

Dallas Women’s Foundation Honors 6 Female Empowerment Leaders

Posted by Taylor Lowder

The Dallas Women’s Foundation, the largest regional women’s fund in the world, recently announced its 2018 recipients of their Maura Women Helping Women and Young Leader Awards.

For 39 years, the foundation has recognized individuals who inspire advancement for women …

Impact House Has Found a New Space, Continues Mission to Cultivate Social Good

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas nonprofit incubator and accelerator Impact House has moved to a new home where it hopes to continue developing its programs and serve as “a catalyst for change in underserved communities,” according to founder and CEO Benjamin Vann.

After about …

UTD Collaborates With Texas Parks and Wildlife to Teach Middle Schoolers

Posted by Taylor Lowder

The University of Texas at Dallas’ UTeach Dallas program is working with Texas Parks and Wildlife to create educational lessons integrating genetic concepts used by the Toyota ShareLunker program.

At UTeach Dallas, students simultaneously work toward STEM degrees and teaching …

On Tap: Trend, BrainHealth Lecture & LinkedIn Local

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Addison-Based MyndVR Strikes Exclusive Virtual Reality Deal with Global Tech Company

Posted by Katie Kelton

Addison-based MyndVR is teaming up with leading virtual reality content network Littlstar. 

The partnership will create VR simulations on a regular basis for older adults utilizing MyndVR’s interface and Littlstar’s streaming technology, according to the companies. The terms of the …

My Possibilities, LaunchAbility Merge for Greater Impact

Posted by Lance Murray

Two major North Texas nonprofits that serve members of the disabled community have merged.

Plano-based My Possibilities and LaunchAbility announced that they merged effective Jan. 15 as a way to provide greater impact by combining resources. The nonprofits will now …