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#DSW22 Schedule: Your Definitive Guide to Dallas Startup Week’s 100+ Events

by | Aug 8, 2022
Dallas Startup Week—The DEC Network’s annual flagship event, sponsored by Capital One—had its kickoff party Sunday at The Star in Frisco. You'll find 100+ events and sessions running Monday through Thursday, August 8-11, both online and in person at SMU’s Cox School of Business. Here you'll find Dallas Innovates' handy, one-sheet guide to each day of DSW.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Former SMU Basketball Player Launches Purpose-Driven Apparel Line

by | Nov 5, 2020
Jarrey Foster's One Zero Athletics—named for his SMU jersey—aims to foster the relationship between mental and physical health. He teamed up with Dallas entrepreneur Andrew Gautreaux, the CEO of Legacy Exploration, to launch the first collection.
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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.
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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.
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Dallas-Based Boss Women Media Partners with Square on ‘Home Hustler’ Program for Black Female Entrepreneurs

by | Sep 22, 2020
The "side hustle" represents the future of business, says Boss Women Media. The group teamed with Square on a four-week virtual program to provide panel discussions, classes, and a chance for female business owners to "pitch their hustle" for the chance to win $5,000 in October.
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Nastia Liukin on Why Becoming an Entrepreneur is Just Like Training for the Olympics
by | Sep 10, 2020
"Whether you're starting your own business, you're part of a startup, or you're raising a round of funding, you have to have the blood, sweat, and tears just like I did training for the Olympics," Liukin says. "That's how you have to feel every single day."
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Dallas Cowboys Legend Turned Entrepreneur Darren Woodson Has Four Cs He Lives By
by | Sep 2, 2020
Darren Woodson is a former Dallas Cowboys safety and today a successful entrepreneur. Though his two careers have looked different, here are his words of wisdom that have gotten him through every major moment, from sitting in the locker room at the Super Bowl to founding his own company.
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In a Time When Restaurants Have Taken a Hit, Here’s Why Revolving Kitchen’s Commercial Kitchen Rentals Thrive
by | Aug 26, 2020
Revolving Kitchen's ghost kitchens are equipped with the infrastructure necessary to develop a new concept or scale while driving costs down. Popular chains like Wingstop have taken notice—in a COVID-19 world, all you need is a kitchen.
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