Entrepreneurship

Troy Aikman on Launching EIGHT Beer, How Meditation Changed Him, and Why the Right People Matter More Than a Great Idea

by | Nov 17, 2022
Troy Aikman spoke in a fireside chat at the Venture Dallas conference last week with Ameeth Sankaran, CEO of Religion of Sports. Here's what he shared on his businesses past and present; how Roger Staubach inspired his post-NFL life; his advice on choosing your team; and the importance of wellness for both life and work. "If you don't feel good, it's hard to do good," Aikman said. "I feel the best I've ever felt, and I'm probably doing the best good that I've ever done."
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UT Dallas to Host Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers’ 2023 Conference
by | Oct 31, 2022
The GCEC has over 200 university members from across the U.S. and around the world. At its annual conference, the centers work together to share best practices, develop programs and initiatives, and collaborate and assist each other to advance, strengthen, and celebrate the role of universities in teaching tomorrow's entrepreneurs. "We look forward to our peers from entrepreneurship centers all over the world joining us to learn, connect, grow, and better our efforts in the entrepreneurship space," says UTD's Dresden Goldberg.
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The Last Word: SMU’s Dr. Simon Mak on Entrepreneurship as a Calling
Besides his role at the Caruth Institute, Dr. Mak is a professor of practice in the Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Business Economics at the SMU Cox School of Business, and much more. The Cox School is ground zero of North Texas entrepreneurship this week, as the site of Dallas Startup Week.
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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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Dallas Startup Week 2020 State of Entrepreneurship: ‘This Year Has Been Tough, But Dallas Is Tougher’

by | Sep 3, 2020
During this year's event, DSW20's State of Entrepreneurship award winners were announced.
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To Common Desk, COVID-19 Wasn’t the Death of Coworking. It Was the Start of Something New
by | Sep 2, 2020
Trey Bowles and Delanie Majors from The DEC Network hosted Founder and CEO of Common Desk Nick Clark to discuss how his company is innovating to help entrepreneurs get back into shared office spaces.
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BeautyBio CEO Jamie O’Banion Advises ‘Women of Innovation’: Don’t Let Doubt Get Under Your Skin
by | Sep 1, 2020
O'Banion shared industry lessons she has learned in a decade of entrepreneurship during Dallas Startup Week's Women of Innovation Summit.
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Here’s What You Can’t Miss During Next Week’s Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 27, 2020
DSW20 begins this Sunday. Get ready now with our roundup of ten can't-miss events.
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Black in Business: North Texas Entrepreneurs Give Advice, Share Perspective, and Open Dialogue

by | Jun 22, 2020
In this series, we speak with five local founders on what you can do to join the fight against social injustice.
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In the Face of Change, Black Entrepreneurs in North Texas Step Up. Here’s How You Can Too
by | Jun 12, 2020
In this series, we speak with six local founders on what it means to be Black in business—and what you can do to join the fight against social injustice.
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Dallas Mavericks Partner with Chime on Entrepreneurial and Community Initiatives
by | Jan 17, 2020
The Mavs and Chime are partnering on and off of the court by supporting students with their entrepreneurial journeys and contributing to financial literacy and education initiatives in DFW.
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MacFarlane to Lead SMU’s Hart Institute for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
by | Sep 23, 2019
The institute combines the resources, expertise, and guidance of the Lyle School of Engineering and the Cox School of Business to develop technology prototypes and viable business plans.
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Alyce Alston: ‘Let’s Be Really Clear. The State of Entrepreneurship is Strong in DFW’
by | Apr 4, 2019
Also at the SOE19 event, The DEC announces a partnership with the North Texas Angel Network, Craig Hall remembers Herb Kelleher, Mike Rawlings looks at the city's history of innovation, Dumb Money talks success on YouTube, and the Dallas Startup Evangelist of the year is named.
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Chicks on Vic: Female Business Owners Team Up on Victory Avenue
by | Mar 8, 2019
The "Chicks on Vic"—a group of women who own businesses on Victory Avenue in Dallas—have teamed up to support one another in their businesses.
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Photo Recap: Innovate(her) Conference Sparks Innovative Thinking in Middle School Girls
by | Feb 25, 2019
Capital One teamed up with the UT Dallas Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to empower students during National Engineering Week.
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