Posts Tagged ‘economy’

Innovation Scorecard: Chamber Says DFW in ‘Position of Strength’

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas favorably stacks up against cities across the U.S. and the globe in entrepreneurial spirit and innovation-readiness per a new “Innovation Scorecard” released by the Dallas Regional Chamber along with Accenture, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, and Southern Methodist University.

Could Health Care Be Key to Boosting Economy? Fort Worth Leaders Think So

Posted by Heather Noel

Focus on health care and businesses and jobs will come. 

That was part of the message Fort Worth leaders gave during a discussion about health care’s evolution in Tarrant County Wednesday at Texas Christian University. 

The event gathered Fort Worth …

Rideshare Apps Drive Millions into Dallas Economy

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Rideshare apps generate millions of dollars for the Dallas economy because people stay out later, save time and explore new places, a Lyft survey reveals.

Lyft says its users spent an extra $36 million, the Dallas Business Journal reported. …

Do Your Data Homework Before Starting a Business

Posted by Dallas Brain


Have you considered starting your own business? Or perhaps you have an existing business and you are thinking of investing money in order to increase foot traffic and brand awareness.

Analyzing your …

City of Dallas, Uber Team Up for DriveSouth Initiative

Posted by Lance Murray

The city of Dallas, Uber, Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas and several community groups announced on Wednesday the DriveSouth Initiative to sign up 2,500 new drivers in southern Dallas within the next 12 months.

The DriveSouth Initiative  supports Mayor Mike Rawlings’ …

Dallas Is Never Going To Be Silicon Valley. And That’s Okay.

Posted by Scott Harper

Every startup founder at one point has asked him or herself: should I move my startup to Silicon Valley? Would it improve my startup’s chances of success? Will I have better access to capital? Will it be easier to recruit …