Morrison Seger VC Partners Invests $1.8M in BirdDog, a Hunt-Booking Platform

by | Oct 5, 2023
Austin-based BirdDog is a hunt-booking tool where landowners can market and sell hunts while hunters browse various kinds of hunts. BirdDog says it partners with renowned chefs, talented musicians, and other key partners to offer "unique tailored experiences." 
Skytale Group Hires New Head of Management Consulting Practice Inbox
by | Sep 29, 2023

Dallas-based Skytale Group has hired Annie Hockey as head of consulting for the investment bank and management consulting firm that specializes in healthcare business.

Hockey is a former entrepreneur, executive, and management consultant, and brings extensive experience both building and advising successful businesses, ranging from early stage, venture-backed startups to public and Fortune 500 companies....

Plano-Based CYPHER Learning Launches AI-Powered ‘Copilot’ for Teachers, Instructors
by | Jul 18, 2023
CYPHER Learning was founded by Graham Glass, a former senior lecturer at UT Dallas who grew frustrated at the amount of time it took to create courses and longed to spend more time teaching. CYPHER Copilot aims to change that by helping teachers create engaging, gamified courses and assessments more quickly.
Baylor Scott and White Health Chairman Jack Martin To Be Inducted Into Texas Business Hall of Fame
by | Mar 16, 2023
The successful entrepreneur, businessman, and rancher is set to be honored by the Texas Business Hall of Fame for his contributions to the healthcare industry and his philanthropic and civic engagement. The founder of corporate advisory firm Public Strategies, Martin also served as the global chairman and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies.
The Shadow CEO: Entrepreneur startup tips

The Shadow CEO:
Determining Startup Valuation

by | May 10, 2022
Entrepreneur, investor, and corporate governance authority Dennis Cagan shares insights on seldom-taught things an entrepreneur needs to know about equity and governance—before making needless mistakes—in The Shadow CEO series.

Part 8: Determining Valuation
How AllianceTexas’ Mobility Innovation Zone is Defining the Future of Logistics
Grounded in the legacy of Hillwood, the MIZ is a nexus of innovation in surface and air mobility.
How L. Michelle Smith is Empowering Women of Color in the Workplace
by | Aug 5, 2021
L. Michelle Smith—CEO and founder of no silos communications, a local tech-enabled media, content, talent development and strategic communications firm—believes women of color have been left out because they have not had access to the tools that most people inside of corporations have been afforded. She's here to offer them, for free, in her new book: “No Thanks: 7 Ways to Say I’ll Just Include Myself.”

Dallas Jewelry Brand Grows $100 Investment to $1M+ Revenue—In About a Year

by | Jan 19, 2021
The co-founders behind Dallas-based Allie + Bess have announced their first collaboration with a fellow Texas-based female entrepreneur, despite operating mainly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This Dallas-Based Subscription Service Is Pairing Coffee and Tips From Entrepreneurs With a Nod to Willy Wonka
by | Nov 12, 2020
Newly launched coffee subscription box Grindology, which is marketed to budding entrepreneurs, is teaming up with Design Pickle to give away a year's worth of graphic design services to one lucky customer.
Military Mantras for Success: ‘In the Midst of Challenge and Disruption, the Worst Thing You Can Do Is Stand Still’
by | Nov 11, 2020
Like many entrepreneurs this year, James McKinney has faced adversity in the time of COVID. The founder of The Startup Story podcast and newly launched coffee company Grindology draws on his military service to keep going. In honor of Veterans Day, the Marine Corps. veteran shares three key lessons.

Former Pro Athlete Turned Fitness Entrepreneur Opens First Black Female-Owned Gym in Richardson

by | Oct 14, 2020
Despite the ongoing pandemic, Victoria Thomas opened the third location of her JourneyFit Gym, where she helps people on their fitness journeys with in-person and online classes.
Gates Foundation Scientist Joins Dallas Philanthropist to Talk Status of COVID-19 Vaccine—and Biotech in DFW
Dr. Lynda Stuart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation talked with philanthropist and entrepreneur Lyda Hill in a virtual discussion moderated by Nicole Small, CEO of LH Capital/Lyda Hill Philanthropies.

Here's the takeaway.
Mary Kay Helps North Texas Students Kickstart Businesses From Dog Treats to Bath Bombs
by | Sep 28, 2020
The Dallas-based beauty company, founded by original glass ceiling-breaker Mary Kay Ash more than 56 years ago, sponsored 25 girls from underserved areas around Dallas to participate in the Boss Club Foundation's 2020 Summer Entrepreneurship Program.