Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneur’

Food Meets Tech: Dallas’ Newest Meal Kit Startup Delivers Foods to Fit Your Lifestyle

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Move over Blue Apron, Plated, and HelloFresh — there’s a new meal kit delivery service in town with an emphasis on technology, charity, and customization.

FixeFood allows its customers to choose from lifestyle options such as plant-based, paleo, or keto …

East Quarter Coworking Space Offers Room for Business Growth

Posted by Rachel Linch

Dallas’ freshly rebranded East Quarter will welcome a new coworking space on July 1.

Colab Workspace will open its second location in a 110-year-old building at 2036 Commerce St. The coworking, private, and team office provider started five years ago …

Q+A: PICKUP CEO Brenda Stoner Talks About Turning a Truck into a Revenue Hauler

Posted by Aaron Cook

On any given commute through Dallas, you’ll see hundreds of them. Big, bright, shiny trucks.

Texas, after all is the truck capitol of the world. I mean, c’mon, Ohio didn’t get its own Buckeye State Edition Ford F150.

PICKUPTragically however, …

Q+A: Skratch CEO Talks About Building Job App for Teens

Posted by Aaron Cook

Teenagers are aliens. At least that’s how a lot of adults feel. But the folks at Skratch are trying to change that perception.

Skratch connects teens with their best future self by using good old-fashioned work as the foundation. It’s …

Meet the Local Startups Vying for $100K in Rise of the Rest Pitch

Posted by Katie Kelton

Eight startups with North Texas ties will compete Monday for $100,000 in the area’s first Rise of the Rest pitch competition. 

The contest will culminate a day of programming addressing startup growth challenges and opportunities in Revolution’s Rise of the

Dennis Dayman: Bringing Exits, Insights & Advice to the Table

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The new “Meet the Mentor” series is a way for Dallas Innovates to celebrate the depth and breadth of mentors in North Texas and highlight the collected wisdom and experience available to the startup community, entrepreneurs, and other seekers of

SMU to Open Incubator at Mockingbird Station

Posted by Heather Noel

Southern Methodist University is adding to its slate of entrepreneurial offerings with a new incubator designed to nurture for-profit and not-for-profit startups.

The forthcoming SMU Incubator for student, faculty, and staff entrepreneurs from the university will be housed on the …

Dallas Startup Week 2018: Day 5 Roundup

Posted by Dallas Innovates

The final day of Dallas Startup Week is almost over, but before we put another year in the books let’s take another look at Thursday’s events and the panels held so far Friday.

In a Thursday afternoon session exploring philanthropists …

Dallas Startup Week 2018: Day 4 Roundup

Posted by Dallas Innovates

It’s Day 4 already?

Before we dive into today’s happenings, let’s take a look back at Wednesday including the big night at the Majestic Theatre.

Shama Hyder, founder and CEO of Zen Media, emphasized marketing in the digital age in …

Dallas Startup Week 2018: Day 3 Roundup

Posted by Dallas Innovates

We’re getting information overload over here in a good way. So many inspiring and insightful moments so far in Dallas Startup Week and there’s still plenty of things left to come. 

In an education session at Wild Detectives yesterday afternoon, …

Startup Week Launch Party: Scenes from the Longhorn Ballroom

Posted by Dallas Innovates

The startup community gathered Monday night at the historic Longhorn Ballroom for drinks, dancing, and live music by Raised Right Men during the official Dallas Startup Week launch party.

Scroll through some snapshots from the event. 


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Dallas Startup Week 2018: Day 1 Roundup

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Dallas Startup Week is officially underway, and we’ve got your recap of Monday’s happenings so far. 

The free, five day celebration of all things startup is bringing area entrepreneurs and local leaders together for educational workshops and discussions around building …

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.

Submit Your Pick for 2018 ‘Startup Evangelist’

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

With Dallas Startup Week rapidly approaching, organizers are asking the community to nominate their candidate for “Startup Evangelist of the Year.” 

“The Startup Evangelist protects and preserves the spirit of the community by being the voice of reason with a

As Beta Launch Nears, Entrepreneur Has Nothing To Lose But Time

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorFor UTD senior James Griffin, the route to startup success is littered with nonstop workweeks, balancing his class schedule — and programming, programming, programming.

Griffin is working on a launch of RamifAI, an automated degree-planning software application, after experiencing firsthand …

Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Tour Making its First Stop in Dallas

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The Steve Case-backed Rise of the Rest 2018 tour will kick off in Dallas on May 7.

The tour, officially known as Revolution’s Rise of the Rest tour with Steve Case, hosts events across the U.S. with the mission …

Sadiant Health Launches Nurse Staffing App to Fix Provider Shortages, Burnout

Posted by Lauren Hasson

When Leah Cooper decided to pursue a nursing career, she had no idea it would lead her down the path of entrepreneurship, involving both siblings, and a future partnership with mobile development company, Five Pack Creative.

Cooper’s experience as a …

Cuban Offers 3 Rules for Entrepreneurs in Amazon Video

Posted by Lance Murray

Billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is among six notable people featured in Amazon’s video series of Day One: Insights for Entrepreneurs, which offers “quick tips from top business thinkers.”

Cuban is joined in the series by Ariana Huffington, Tim …

On Tap: Trend, BrainHealth Lecture & LinkedIn Local

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Thought Leaders: HALL Group

Posted by Hall Group

At HALL Group, we create and inspire every day. Our company spans a diverse range of industries from venture capital to wineries to real estate and more. Learn more in our Q+A below.

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