Arlington’s Brisket Boss Eyes Top Prize in H-E-B’s 10th Annual ‘Quest for Texas Best’ Competition

by | Aug 7, 2023
From effervescent beverages and farm-fresh yogurts to handcrafted tanning oils and novel cereals, ten contenders are set to compete for the CPG spotlight come Aug. 9. Here's the lineup.
Five Impact Entrepreneurs Compete for $250K in Prizes in United Way’s Social Innovation Competition
by | Apr 11, 2023
Five finalists. One mission. United Way's Social Innovation Competition brings together innovative North Texas minds in social entrepreneurship for a chance to change the future. In a Shark Tank-style showdown, they'll pitch their solutions to improve education, income, and health in the community.
The Last Word: Dallas Museum of Art’s Agustín Arteaga on Getting 154 Design Submissions for the DMA’s Expansion
by | Apr 10, 2023
The DMA said a refreshed and expanded campus will enable it to better serve the diverse city of Dallas and will create additional gallery space to accommodate an expanding collection and strengthen the museum's work with its communities.
Dallas International Film Festival Seeks Scripts for 2023 Competition
by | Dec 20, 2022
Entries are being accepted for the 2023 screenplay competition presented by the Dallas International Film Festival, Torfoot Studios, and Event Horizon Films. The competition has a goal of supporting emerging writers and encouraging more Dallas film productions. One of this year's biggest prizes: Filmmaker Johnathan Brownlee will produce and direct the winning short script in Dallas and screen it across the film festival circuit.

SKU DFW To Feature Inaugural Consumer Packaged Goods Startup Cohort at Virtual Showcase

by | Nov 11, 2020
On Nov. 17, six CPG startups will give a virtual taste of their brands through pitches to a national audience of investors, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders.
Tech-Centric Timmy Awards Announces Winners of First Annual Dallas Event
by | Oct 15, 2020
On Oct. 29, the Dallas winners will compete on the national stage for the chance to win a National Timmy Award.
Study Says: CEOs Can Outpace Their Competition By Becoming ‘Accelerators’
by | Sep 16, 2020
Dallas-based management consultancy Sales Benchmark Index revealed that 11% of surveyed CEOs consider themselves “Accelerators," who have been able to “remain pragmatic, agile, and vigilant throughout the process."
Winner of TiE Dallas Women’s Pitch Competition Will Compete in Dubai
by | Sep 14, 2020
On Sept. 9, Dallas-based women-owned businesses pitched their companies for the chance to compete in the TiE Women Global Pitch finals held in Dubai later this year.
Venture Capitalist Arlan Hamilton founded Backstage Capital and and invests in startup founders who identify as a Woman, Person of Color, and/or LGBTQ. [DI composite: Images courtesy of Backstage Capital]

Arlan Hamilton’s Backstage Capital Tour is Coming to Dallas

by | Feb 19, 2020
On May 12, Arlan Hamilton is coming to town with her multi-city, one-day event series, featuring a pitch competition, book release, and panel on the Dallas ecosystem. The Backstage Tour was created to celebrate underrepresented startup founders, just like Hamilton does with her VC firm.
Meet Hasith Vattikuti: One of Two DFW-Based Breakthrough Junior Challenge Semifinalists
by | Sep 10, 2019
Out of only 30 semifinalists in the world, this Flower Mound student has managed to make it to the competition's "Popular Vote" stage.
Meet Shruti Siva: One of Two DFW-Based Breakthrough Junior Challenge Semifinalists
by | Sep 10, 2019
Out of only 30 semifinalists in the world, this Addison student has managed to make it to the competition's "Popular Vote" stage.
Bacon, BBQ, Chili, and CBD? The World Food Championships Is Coming to Town
by | Aug 12, 2019
For the first time, the world's biggest food sport event will include a Hemp-derived oil infusion in its competition.

3 DFW Universities will Vie for $100K in TCU’s Values and Ventures Competition

by | Apr 3, 2019
Teams from 56 universities from around the globe will pitch conscious capitalism ventures that make a profit while solving a problem.
DFW airport Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
R&D: Maximizing Energy, Saving Time & Money at the Airport; Grant Backs UTA Quantum Communication Project
by | Nov 2, 2018
Also, you'll learn about a UTD professor aiming to improve cochlear implants, as well as the Kinesiology team from TWU preparing for a big space competition and Collin College get a $3.7 million NSF grant. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas that could make lives better.
Apply Now for the US-India Chamber of Commerce “Spirit of Innovation” Competition
by | Sep 11, 2018
Technologically driven students of the Dallas-Fort Worth area are being called to participate in this year's "Spirit of Innovation" Contest.
12th Annual “Big Idea Competition” Calls for UTD Student Creations
by | Sep 5, 2018
Budding entrepreneurs of the UTD community have from now until October 1 to apply for the contest.