Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneur’

Q&A: The Pure Company Makes Cleaning Your Air Fashionable—and Portable

Posted by Blair Welch

A group of Dallas-based female entrepreneurs asked themselves one simple question: “What if an air purifier was beautiful?” Their answer? Let’s do it.

Air and water purifiers occupy many homes, but their confusing setups and unappealing designs often dissuade would-be …

Cultivating the Next Generation:
The Kidpreneur Expo and The DFW Children’s Business Fair

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Calling all kids with big dreams — these events, both on Nov. 17, offer kids the chance to pitch their business ideas, earn mentorship opportunities, and more.

The Kidpreneur Expo

This one-day event gives kids a chance to meet other …

Toyota Connected North America Sponsors AgileCamp 2018 Conference in Irving

Posted by Toyota Motor North America

Toyota Connected North America, a global technology company founded by Toyota, today announced it will sponsor AgileCamp 2018. The business process management conference will be held Nov. 2, 2018, at the Irving Convention Center.

Toyota Connected North America’s Chief of

TCU Announces New Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Posted by Alex Edwards

TCU students called out, and their university answered — bringing to campus the Neeley Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Formerly the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center, the upgrade comes from students, staff, and the community demanding more access to opportunity. In a …

From the Pastures of Edwards Ranch Rises a Modern Workplace

Posted by Mark Sullivan


Everyone in Fort Worth knows of Edwards Ranch, a vast stretch of pasture that’s been around longer than the city itself. It’s still in the hands of family members who strongly feel that any development should be thoughtful, forward thinking,

UNT Entrepreneurship Center Partners with New Angel Investment Group

Posted by Alex Edwards

Calling all budding entrepreneurs in the Denton areathis one’s for you.

The Murphy Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of North Texas recently announced it would be partnering with the new Denton Angel Investment Group.

The …

Paul Quinn College Brings AT&T Aspire Accelerator to Campus

Posted by Alex Edwards

From “Shark Tank” regrets, to getting rich, to superhero capes, the entrepreneurship panel at Paul Quinn College yesterday was full of laughs, advice, and emotional testimonials.

The speakers all a part of AT&T’s Aspire Accelerator program  were guests …

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 …