Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Medical VR Startup Takes First at UTD Big Idea Competition

Posted by Heather Noel

From giving attraction maps the augmented reality treatment via a mobile app to an unmanned aerial system capable of monitoring air quality, University of Texas at Dallas students offered a variety in Thursday’s Big Idea Competition final.

But, it was …

Guy Kawasaki’s 10 Tips on ‘The Art of Innovation’

Posted by Heather Noel

Guy Kawasaki, a former Apple executive and current chief evangelist at the free graphic-design tool website Canva, gave a keynote speech about the art of innovation and also served on the judging panel of the 2017 Big Idea Competition at

Funding Roundup: Rosewood, Caruth Capital Make Investments & Equity Raise Focused on Preserving Wetlands

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

ROSEWOOD PRIVATE INVESTMENTS’ INW STRIKES AGAIN WITH ANOTHER INVESTMENT

Dallas-based Rosewood Private Investments, through its holding company Nutrition & Wellness Holdings, has thrown in its lot with ProTec Laboratory, buying a majority stake in the Quitman, Texas contract manufacturer.

ProTech …

Down Payment Protection Provider ValueInsured Raises $6.5M in Funding

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Dallas-based home down payment protection insurance provider ValueInsured has received a $6.5 million injection of capital from longtime partners Everest Re Group Ltd. and Houston International Insurance Group.

The capital raise will give ValueInsured — the only provider of homebuyer …

Former Choose Energy Employees Launch VC Firm

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Early-stage startups have a new investor to pitch to called Intelis Capital, a Dallas-based venture fund that’s proud to be part of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The founders could have made the leap to Silicon Valley, but decided to lease …

10 Tips: Positioning Your Small Business to Access Capital

Posted by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses DCCCD

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver SponsorDo you have the extra capital needed to grow your small business or fund that next big opportunity?

If the answer is no,  the first step is to figure out what will be the best way to fund your growth

Dallas Life Insurance Startup Receives $2.5M Investment

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

On-demand life insurance company Bestow announced this week it has raised $2.5 million in seed funding.

That brings the Dallas-based startup’s total funding to $3.1 million since its founding last year.

Bestow’s digital solution to life insurance will take the …

Dallas-based Fanpage Raises $3M in Cash, Media Promotion

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Fanpage has raised $3 million in cash and media promotion and announced partnerships this week with Townsquare Media and iHeartMedia.

The Dallas-based startup allows users to create fan pages for music, sports teams, comics, and more via its app. Through …

DEC, Capital Factory: Leaders Say Partnership is Just the Beginning

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Dallas startups now have direct access to Capital Factory’s startup accelerator, mentorship network, and other benefits through a special partnership with The Dallas Entrepreneur Center.

Austin-based Capital Factory will start offering expanded services to DEC members and the chance to …

Dallas Women Win $144K
at WeWork Creator Awards

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Two Dallas women have been granted $144,000 in funding for their entrepreneurial pitches as part of the inaugural WeWork Creator Awards.

Alongside 34 other southern contestants, Keisha Whaley and Jennifer Ding delivered their business pitches in front of a live …