New SMU Program Gets Aspiring Tech Leaders Ready for the C‑Suite

by | Feb 29, 2024
The four-month SMU Tech CxO Excellence Program welcomed its first cohort of students in early February. Classes are taught by current or previous CIOs and CTOs in top organizations across DFW—with a curriculum focused on leadership, cybersecurity, financial planning, and more.
Plano, Prosper ISDs Among 8 Texas Districts in Raise Your Hand Texas Cohort
by | Feb 26, 2024

The Plano Independent School District and Prosper ISD in North Texas are among eight Texas public school districts announced by Raise Your Hand Texas as participants in the newest cohort of the Trustee Advocates Program....

SVP Dallas Announces 30 Young Professionals for 2023-24 Dana Juett Resident
by | Sep 15, 2023

This year’s cohort of 30 Dana Juett Residents has been announced by Social Venture Partners Dallas.

The cohort of young professionals represent a wide range of personal experience and professional expertise, SVP Dallas said. Over the next nine months, the residents will get a hands-on training in venture philanthropy.

SVP Dallas said that opportunities during that time will enhance the residents’ learning in a variety of ways, including hosting a session or sponsoring various aspects of the cohort experience....

Cohort Kickoff: Meet the 6 Inaugural Startups in Denton’s AccelerateHER Incubator
by | Sep 28, 2020
The collaboration between Texas Woman’s University Center for Women Entrepreneurs and Stoke will help six startups in their early-stage development. The program officially kicks off on Oct. 1.

Impact Ventures: Meet Red Plum, a Platform That Makes Building WordPress Sites Easier

by | Jul 28, 2020
Dallas-based Red Plum WP Builder makes the open-source content management system easy for designers and marketers so they can get back to making clients happy.
United Way Dallas and CoSpero Consulting Come ‘Together for Tomorrow’ to Solve Educational Problems
by | Jul 22, 2020
The Together for Tomorrow cohort is comprised of ten education-focused nonprofits that will collaborate on how to support parents, students, and teachers throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
LaunchPad Lift Accepts UTD Computer Science Senior to Elite Program
by | Feb 17, 2020
Pablo Peillard, who founded a decentralized ledger technology startup backed by Dallas' Hedera Hashgraph, was the second UT Dallas student to be chosen for the virtual cohort-based program.
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Recap: Startups Take the Stage at Health Wildcatters’ Pitch Day
by | Nov 19, 2019
Three of the startups that helped close the fall cohort at Health Wildcatters are based in Dallas-Fort Worth.

Seed Accelerator Health Wildcatters Adds 8 Startups to New Cohort

by | Sep 4, 2019
This diverse group of founders has two things in common: joining Health Wildcatters and getting stuck in an elevator.
Arlington Agtech Company SolGro Named to 2 Major Startup Cohorts
by | May 16, 2019
SolGro has been named to the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator and the 2019 MassChallenge Texas cohorts, with thousands of dollars in funding up for grabs.
SMU Seeking Applicants for New Online Master’s in Cybersecurity
by | Mar 13, 2019
The program, which launches in 2020, will offer 10 courses for 30 credit hours, and can be completed in less than two years.
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Health Wildcatters Ranks Among Nation’s Top Accelerators for 3rd Year
by | Oct 26, 2018
The SARP evaluation is based mostly on the accelerator’s portfolio and the performance of companies that have successfully completed its program. Health Wildcatters has grown to 57 health startups in its portfolio, collectively raising over $50 million in investment.

RevTech Retail Accelerator Selects Quartet of 2018 Cohort Companies

by | Aug 21, 2018
The companies were selected becaue they exhibit strong entrepreneurial experience and ability to solve retail’s biggest challenges.
North Texas Startups Among MassChallenge’s 2018 Cohort
by | Feb 22, 2018
The 84 startups come from five continents, 11 countries, 12 states, and five major Texas regions, including Dallas-Fort Worth.