Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

Toyota Helps Make Parkland Emergency Room More Efficient

Posted by Lance Murray

Parkland Memorial Hospital CEO Dr. Fred Cerise was asking how the public hospital could move patients through the emergency room more quickly.

The Dallas Morning News reported that Cerise reached out to Plano-based Toyota Motor North America, which has a …

Funding Roundup: Rosewood, Caruth Capital Make Investments & Equity Raise Focused on Preserving Wetlands

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

ROSEWOOD PRIVATE INVESTMENTS’ INW STRIKES AGAIN WITH ANOTHER INVESTMENT

Dallas-based Rosewood Private Investments, through its holding company Nutrition & Wellness Holdings, has thrown in its lot with ProTec Laboratory, buying a majority stake in the Quitman, Texas contract manufacturer.

ProTech …

On Tap: Big Idea Competition, Continuum of Capital & Future You

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 …

Calling All College Students, Dallas Innovates Internship Opportunities Available

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Are you interested in photography, editorial, marketing, and social media? 

Dallas Innovates is looking for students with talent, drive, and an entrepreneurial spirit who want to pursue a career in media. Our interns gain valuable hands-on experience in all facets …

ImPowerQ’s Program Will Boost Vets Into Health Care Careers

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Many veterans coming back from deployment face unemployment as they transition from active duty into civilian life. Meanwhile, there are many vacancies in the health care field.

Irving-based ImPowerQ Associates, a management consulting firm with experience in the health …

SMU Prof, Local Agencies to Fight South Dallas’ Food Desert With New Seedling Farm

Posted by Jewels Clark

A Southern Methodist University professor and collection of community partners are stepping up to combat South Dallas’ food insecurity issues with a new seedling farm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center’s Freedom Garden.

The farm, which will celebrate …

Skratch Expands Gig-Finding App to 4 New ZIP Codes

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Dallas-based startup Skratch has expanded its gig-finding app for teens to four new ZIP codes in the Plano and University Park areas.

Teens in 75075, 75023, 75225, and 75205 ZIP codes can now find ways to make money close to

Small Business Optimism on the Rise, With Women Entrepreneurs Leading the Way

Posted by Tiffany Cason

Serial entrepreneur Tiffany Ricks, founder and CEO of a custom-software development startup in Richardson, knows how important optimism is for building and sustaining business momentum.

A year ago, she was bootstrapping Hacware—her mobile app and website development firm – …

3 Finalists Earn $35K in Grants at KERNEL LIVE!

Posted by Jewels Clark

Three Fort Worth area entrepreneurs have been awarded a total of $35,000 by the United Way of Tarrant County for their social impact pitches in the recent KERNEL LIVE! event.

Four finalists from a field of 14 applicants pitched …

The Toyota Effect:
Romy Gets a Robot

Posted by Toyota Motor North America

Decorated U.S. war veteran Romulo (Romy) Camargo starts his day like most of us. He wakes up, gets a drink of water, has some breakfast, brushes his teeth and gets dressed. But for Camargo, whose injuries in Afghanistan left him …