Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneurship’

Online Marketplace for Debt Collection Wins Seed Funding

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorAt any time, about $825 billion is due to small businesses across the United States. That’s equivalent to about 5 percent of the nation’s GDP.

Collbox cofounders Cameron Desautels and Matthew Darner say it’s really worse than it looks. Of …

Recipe for Learning: SMU Professor Writes Book on Entrepreneurship Education

Posted by Heather Noel

Southern Methodist University professor Jim Hart hopes to give other educators the dynamic tools needed to boost their entrepreneurial instruction.

In his new book, “Classroom Exercises for Entrepreneurship: A Cross-disciplinary Approach,” Hart lays out 65 experiential lessons he’s …

Communities Foundation of Texas, UT Dallas to Host Food Insecurity Hackathon

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Communities Foundation of Texas has partnered with the University of Texas at Dallas for a Community Hackathon tackling food insecurity in Collin County.

The free event will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at Blackstone Launchpad, …

Education Track DSW18: Scenes from Mac’s Southside & Wild Detectives

Posted by Dallas Innovates

The education track at Dallas Startup Week explored topics in human-centered design, entrepreneurship education, and activating youth for social change.

Martha Bujanda, principal at Dallas ISD’s Thomas C. Marsh Preparatory Academy, posed the question during a Thursday event of whether …

UTD Class Teaches the Business Side of Brewery Startup

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorCraft brewing contributed $4.9 billion to the Texas economy last year, according to Richard Harrison, PhD, an associate professor at The University of Texas at Dallas. Harrison, a self-described craft beer enthusiast, got the idea for a college course …

SMU Prof Receives Inaugural Art Entrepreneurship Award

Posted by Taylor Lowder

The Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education recently announced Southern Methodist University’s James Hart as the first recipient of its Sharon T. Alpi Award for Innovative Arts Entrepreneurship Pedagogy.

The $500 Sharon T. Alpi Award is given to an innovative educator …

UTA Festival of Ideas: There’s ‘No One Path’ to Becoming an Entrepreneur

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The path to becoming a successful entrepreneur doesn’t have to go through the business school — students with a liberal arts background can use their passion, creativity, and ideas to change the world.

The 2018 Festival of Ideas on Feb. …

Motivation to Create Insanely Great Products and Services

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorHave you heard this Guy speak? Guy Kawasaki – have you ever heard him speak?

If you are looking to reignite the entrepreneurial fire in your belly and are struggling to figure out why startups are so difficultall

Local Students to Compete in National Entrepreneurship Contest

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

North Texas students are headed to New York City next week to compete in the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge.

The Hockaday School’s Hannah Wahl and Woodrow Wilson High School’s Mary Holt combined their love of baking …

Unfiltered Entrepreneurship: CometX Startup Coach Talks Grit, Hustle, and Sweet Success

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorSometimes, the benefits of being a university student far outweigh the actual cost of attending college. Take Comet Accelerator — an experiential program that pulls student teams from The University of Texas at Dallas and throws them into a 10-week …