Harvest Returns Helps Idaho-based American Beef Ranch Raise $470K

by | Jan 10, 2023

Harvest Returns, a Fort Worth-based crowdfunding platform, recently helped American Beef Ranch complete a $470,000 raise.

According to Harvest Returns, the Idaho-based ranch aims to raise high-quality grass-fed, grass-finished beef and lamb.

A fifth-generation rancher, owner, and operator, Jesse Nelson has worked the ranch for over 10 years giving him an advantage in understanding how and where certain improvements are to be implemented, Harvest Returns said....

Follow the Money: Blue Star Invests in Payments Unicorn, Ryan Scoops Up Property Tax Firm in All-Local Deal, and TPG Co-Leads $160M Investment in Video Game Developer
by | Mar 8, 2022
What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money.
Real Estate Tech Startup Nada Relocates Dallas HQ as it Looks to Quadruple Headcount
by | Mar 1, 2022
The startup's new digs in Oak Lawn will give it room to grow its workforce from 15 to around 50 by end of year. Enabling people to invest in single-family rental homes and fractionally invest in owner-occupied homes, Nada has attracted over $2 million from investors into its Cityfunds in Dallas, Austin, and Miami. Now it's expanding to Houston and other cities, launching a debit card, and expecting new funding soon.
Republic Cities Is Launching Its Investment Platform For Community Capital in Dallas
by | Nov 16, 2020
Republic is a funding platform that allows startups to raise up to $1 million from anyone—friends, family, fans, and the general public. The Republic Cities Dallas launch means that local startups can now be highlighted on the platform and participate in a campaign raise. Interested entrepreneurs can apply now (and check out the launch event on Nov. 19).
Grace Prep Academy hold check at 2017 North Texas Giving Day

North Texas Giving Day Preps for 10th Event With a Few Changes

by | Jun 4, 2018
The nation's largest community day of giving is adding an ambassador program to help spread the word and some new tech allowing personalized crowdfunding.
Agricultural Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding: Fort Worth’s Harvest Returns Working to Simplify Agriculture Investments
by | Jan 30, 2018
Chris Rawley and Austin Maness are running one of the nation’s first crowdfunding websites for agricultural investments.
Is Lack of Access to Capital a Myth?
There are "real" questions for a small business to ask about capital resources, say Cristin Thomas and Cynthia Nevels. Here are a few to consider, including "Is crowdfunding an option for short-term capital needs?" Read on for resources and tips for success.

Device Designed to Curb Pitching Injuries Takes Top Prize at Contest

by | Dec 1, 2016
Senthil Natarajan was selected the winner from eight finalists at the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards at Southern Methodist University.
How Crowdfunding Can Enhance Communities
by | Sep 2, 2016
Crowdfunding community projects can be an effective way to get them off the ground.
UNT Cowboys
3 Things: UNT, Cowboys Pairing will Aid Students in Careers
by | Aug 11, 2016

Some UNT students will get a jumpstart on their careers through a partnership with the Dallas Cowboys, a new test being used in Dallas aims to make cancer treatment less invasive for patients, and Muck Rack has five tips to consider before starting a Kickstarter campaign. ...


Dallas Startup Week: How to Have Crowdfunding Success

by | Apr 18, 2016
Doing crowdfunding correctly can spell the difference between failure and success for your business.
UT Dallas Student Startups Launch Crowdfunding Campaigns
by | Apr 8, 2016
The campaigns will be on the DFW-based SPURstartup platform, and they will help the students launch their businesses and test assumptions about prospective customers.