‘Untapped Opportunity’: Dallas Mayor’s Franchise Initiative Aims to Spur Southern‑Sector Job Growth, Economic Development

by | Oct 12, 2023
Entrepreneurs say being a franchisor or a franchisee is a good way to scale their businesses and build generational wealth.
Texas-Sized Fitness: Life Time McKinney at Craig Ranch Opens
by | Dec 5, 2022
Life Time McKinney at Craig Ranch encompasses more than 100,000 square feet with 12 lighted outdoor pickleball courts, 50-meter outdoor pool, studio boutiques, training floor, restaurant, spa and more. It's the Minnesota-based company's eleventh location in DFW and its 29th in Texas.
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.

Impact Ventures: Meet One Stop Wellness, a Comprehensive Health Solution That Empowers Employees

by | Jul 27, 2020
The Dallas-based startup offers customizable programs that empower employees to improve their wellness behaviors while helping to reduce their company’s health insurance costs. In response to COVID-19, the team launched a risk mitigation tool for employers to remain compliant with OSHA guidelines.
This Fort Worth Startup Uses At‑Home Lab Kits to Calculate Your Personalized ‘Bloodscore’
by | Jul 18, 2019
A blonde woman. A few drops of blood. Sound slightly familiar? Rachel Miller, the CEO and founder of Bloodscore, has heard it all before—people can't help but think of Theranos. "And, of course," she says, "being a blonde female doesn’t help... but that’s where the similarities end."
Smoothie King
Smoothie King’s CEO on ‘Smoothies With a Purpose,’ Backing Into Solutions, and Work-Life Balance
by | Nov 4, 2018
Wan Kim talks about the company's relocation to Irving and how Smoothie King aims to become an integral part of your' fitness and health with a mix of new ideas such as the Cleaner Blending Initiative.
Social Mechanics

Common Desk Expands Portfolio With Acquisition of Local Gym

by | Jul 10, 2018
East Dallas' The Gym of Social Mechanics will help Common Desk become a more well-rounded office "experience provider," with a new wellness offering.
Gold's Gym
Dallas-based Gold’s Gym Launches Fitness App
by | Oct 12, 2017
The trainings include workouts for all intensity levels set to music and range from 6-60 minutes.
North Dallas Startup Weekend: Fitness Names Winning Teams
by | Aug 1, 2017
The top team, Hike Nation, now will be eligible to pitch for a possible $50,000 in seed money to the Seed Sumo accelerator.
Dallas Startup Pitch Event to Focus On Fitness
by | Jun 23, 2017
The three-day program at NoD Coworking in Dallas will intertwine fitness, technology, and entrepreneurship concepts and feature coaches and experienced startup professionals.