Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

Dollars for Good: JPMorgan Chase Investing $3M in Dallas-Area Students, BCBS Accepting Grant Proposals

Posted by Taylor Lowder

EDUCATION

JPMORGAN CHASE INVESTING $3M IN DALLAS STUDENTS

As a part of JPMorgan Chase’s New Skills for Youth investment, the company has partnered with Dallas County Promise and the Commit Partnership to help students receive the skills they need for

Better Block’s Annual Field Day Sparks Eco-Friendly Designs

Posted by Katie Kelton

The force was strong at Better Block’s Star Wars-themed design competition recently.

“We have a lot of design friends who have a lot of good ideas, but don’t have the time or resources to bring them to life. We

On Tap: Breaking Shadows, Women in Tech Awards & Startup Comedy Roast

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 …

Laura Bush’s Nonprofit Looking to Recognize ‘Transformative Conservation Projects’

Posted by Heather Noel

A nonprofit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush launched a program this week to honor conservation projects in Texas.

Bush founded Texan by Nature in 2011 to raise the profile and spur investment in conservation efforts in the state. …

On Tap: US India Chamber Tech Conference, Array & NextUp Female Founders

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 …

Good Returns, Inverdale Create Program to Increase Social Impact Guarantee Capacity

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based Good Returns, a social enterprise firm, and Dallas-based investment firm Inverdale Capital Management have announced the launch of their Guarantee-Investment-Values Strategies program.

The Guarantee-Investment-Values Strategies immediately will expand the guarantee capacity for Good Returns’ Cycle program, according to a …

Steve Case at Rise of the Rest in Dallas: Investors Should Focus on Why it Will Work

Posted by Heather Noel

When Steve Case helped found internet startup America Online (AOL) in 1985, about 3 percent of people were using the internet.

“We talked about the idea of the internet connecting the world; nobody believed us,” Case told a group at …

Dallas-based American Heart Association to Grant $30K for Innovative Health Solutions

Posted by Taylor Lowder

For American Stroke Month, Dallas-based American Heart Association is introducing an urban health accelerator geared toward funding concrete business solutions that inspire the community to improve its health.

The EmPOWERED To Serve Urban Health Accelerator will target businesses tackling problems …

On Tap: DWE Women’s Expo, Business For Breakfast & SOLUNA International Festival

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 …

Lemonade Day Sparks Student Entrepreneurs Across DFW

Posted by Katie Kelton

Hundreds of young entrepreneurs will be setting up shop this Saturday all over North Texas as part of the fifth annual Lemonade Day Dallas. 

Founded in Houston in 2007, Lemonade Day encourages students of all ages to learn the ins …