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Arlan Hamilton talks with Mark Cuban at the 2022 Venture Dallas conference.

Mark Cuban Talks About Pickleball, Pharmaceuticals, and His ‘Addiction to Helping Entrepreneurs’

by | Nov 10, 2022
Whether he's buying a pro pickleball team or disrupting big pharma with his cost-plus drug company, Mark Cuban says he's a "ready, fire, aim" businessman. So he surrounds himself with "ready, aim, fire" perfectionists to keep him from "screwing everything up." That's just one insight the billionaire shared in a fireside chat with Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton at the Venture Dallas conference last week. “There's always going to be somebody smarter, there's always going to be somebody faster, better," Cuban added. "I just try to work a little harder.”
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Mavericks
The Last Word: Mavs Foundation’s Katie Edwards on Partnering with TIAA for ‘Dunks for Equity’
The next time you see Luka Doncic slam home a dunk at a Dallas Mavericks game, he'll be doing more than helping his team win in the new NBA season. He'll also be scoring $50 to help create opportunities for young adults across Dallas-Fort Worth. TIAA and the Mavericks are teaming up on Dunks for Equity, a program supporting educational and professional equity for all. 
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Follow the Money: Cerebro Sports Lands Mark Cuban Backing, Ryan Snags Tax Products from Thomson Reuters, and More
by | Sep 19, 2022
In this week’s North Texas deal flow, you’ll also find news about Pathway Healthcare’s Texas expansion via Innovation360 acquisition; NEW A.G.E Inc’s $2.5M deal with Healing the Earth; donor software firm NPact's acquisition of products from Blackbaud; and Irving-based Commercial Metal Company’s acquisition of Advanced Steel Recovery among other deals.
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From TikTok Recommendations to New Trends, The Mark Cuban Foundation Aims to Teach Students About AI

by | Jun 16, 2022
The charitable foundation of Dallas Mavericks owner and serial entrepreneur Mark Cuban—is teaming up with local tech firms to launch its free AI Bootcamps for high school students across North Texas and beyond.

“These young leaders can now participate in the conversation around how AI should be developed and used,” Cuban has said. “We’re giving them a seat at the table.”  

Applications are now open.
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Real Estate Entrepreneur Rogers Healy Launches RHA Land and Lake for ‘All Things’ Rural Texas
by | Mar 10, 2022
The pioneer in real estate social media and branding is launching his fifth company: RHA Land and Lake. Already owning the largest independent real estate firm in North Texas with a long list of celebrity clients, Healy relocates clients worldwide. Now he aims to place more people in down-to-earth rural properties across Texas, and "Texahoma" too—with a projected $50 million under contract by this spring.
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Mark Cuban Foundation Offers Free AI Bootcamps Through Partnerships with Walmart, Elevate, and Headstorm
by | Aug 24, 2020
In its second year, the initiative brought tech programming to 42 underserved DFW students through three virtual sessions. It plans to host another round of AI Bootcamps in Dallas, El Paso, Omaha, Chicago, and Green Bay later this year.
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Dallas Mavs, Stars, and Zoo Team With Dallas County Health for #NTXDoesItRight
by | Jul 31, 2020
The new full-fledged, mask-wearing campaign “could not be more needed in our community,” says creative partner Jackson Spalding.
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Dallas Mavericks Fight White Privilege, Racial Stereotypes With ‘Courageous Conversations’

by | Jun 10, 2020
The Mavs organization held a community conversation at the American Airlines Center to discuss the current social environment. Plus, check out 80+ scenes from 'Courageous Conversations' in our photo gallery.
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Cuban-omics: Mark Cuban Roughs Out Plan for Restarting a COVID-Battered Economy
by | May 20, 2020
In a wide-ranging interview, the Dallas billionaire also talks about when the Mavs will again be playing in arenas and whether he will pitch his hat into the ring for the presidential race.
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Vice President
DI People: Rug Doctor, Critical Start, and Infogroup Make Leadership Announcements
by | Aug 20, 2019
You’ll also find news from Meeting Professionals International, Varsity Brands, Atmos Energy, CSW Industrials, the Texas Women’s Foundation, and the Denton Chamber of Commerce in this roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies and organizations in North Texas.
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Startup Week Returns to Downtown Dallas in Early April

by | Mar 7, 2019
Roughly 10,000 are expected to attend the free, five-day event dedicated to connecting startups, founders, corporate and social innovators, investors, and community leaders.
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North Texas Giving
By the Numbers: North Texas Giving Day Collects Record $48M
by | Sep 21, 2018
The 18-hour giving extravaganza — powered by Communities Foundation of Texas — culminated a 10-day effort to raise funds for 2,690 North Texas nonprofits. Here's the top of the leaderboards and a gallery.
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Look Inside: Mavs Gaming Hits ‘Play’ on New Deep Ellum E-Sports Pavilion
Inspired by the Dallas Mavericks team, the gaming center acts as a practice, competition, and relaxation facility for the NBA 2k professionals.
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grants
Dollars for Good: TWU Gets Record $10M Gift & Mavs Foundation Creates Computer Lab for Homeless Parents
by | Aug 15, 2018
Plus, grants for the Richardson Adult Literacy Center and Richland College as well as other social efforts to boost education and the workforce.
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