Blackstone LaunchPad

UT Dallas to Host Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers’ 2023 Conference

by | Oct 31, 2022
The GCEC has over 200 university members from across the U.S. and around the world. At its annual conference, the centers work together to share best practices, develop programs and initiatives, and collaborate and assist each other to advance, strengthen, and celebrate the role of universities in teaching tomorrow's entrepreneurs. "We look forward to our peers from entrepreneurship centers all over the world joining us to learn, connect, grow, and better our efforts in the entrepreneurship space," says UTD's Dresden Goldberg.
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Blackstone LaunchPad Blasts Off at UT Arlington
by | May 11, 2022
The program enables student entrepreneurs to earn national recognition and startup resources through a national network. Here's a look at several innovations students have developed within the program—from 3D-printed rock-climbing grips to autonomous drone software and more.
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Blackstone Charitable Foundation Gives $5M to University of Texas Institutions to Expand Its Entrepreneurship Program
by | Jan 26, 2021
The Blackstone LaunchPad entrepreneurship program, which has been at UT Dallas since 2016, is opening to a more diverse range of students by expanding to six new campuses. Locally, that includes UT Southwestern.
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Follow the Money: Fetch Gets $3M in Seed Funding, Hedera Hashgraph Raises $100M
by | Aug 2, 2018
From Service Fusion to Spartan Crypto and Olsen-Stelzer Boot Co., here's a look at recent funding and acquisitions involving companies and investors with North Texas ties.
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Business as Mutual: Leaders Give Insight on How Collaboration + Innovation Happens in DFW

This wide-ranging discussion covered how to foster collaboration, the role of technology, and many examples of DFW coming together to improve business, create social change, and simply make a positive impact on the region.
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On Tap: Texas Marketing Summit, Conscious Capitalism, and Programming the Brain to Health
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On Tap: Changing Perspectives Block Party, EarthxFilm & Emerging Tech Summit
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On Tap: Dallas ISD STEM Expo, Living Lab Launch & Uptown Dallas Anniversary

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Dallas Startup Hosting Event to Empower Young Women
by | Jan 10, 2018
The event's goal is to educate, inspire, and prepare young women to network, earn income, and become financially literate.
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Clockwise, from upper left: Texas Monthly’s The Edge of Texas, Guy Kawasaki at the Big Idea Competition hosted by UT Dallas, artist and author Chris Adams at Creative Mornings, and AIA Dallas’ Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition and Art Show for Entrepreneurs at Genius Den.
On Tap: Creative Mornings, Shark Tank Watch Party & Edge of Texas
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Techweek Kicks Off 2nd Year with Party, Blockchain Discussion
by | Oct 30, 2017
This is the second year for the event that features discussions centered on new technology and the startup community.
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