Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Chicago VC Fund Deepening Its Roots in Dallas, Planning First Texas Investment

Posted by Heather Noel

Chicago-based Founder Equity, known for its fee-free model for early-stage investing, has officially expanded its venture capital fund to Dallas.

The move has been years in the making, said Founder Equity partner Joe Dwyer.

“We’ve purposely structured our fund so

Venture Associate Students Tasked With Awarding $50K to Deserving Startup

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorFor a true startup experience, nothing beats sitting in the venture capitalist’s seat — and seeing what entrepreneurs want funded.

At UT Dallas, students are not only able to learn in the seat of those seeking venture funding, either …

Follow the Money: Exxon Leads $13.7M Yoshi Raise, Agrinos Nets $14.7M Equity Investment

Posted by Lance Murray

EXXON, GM VENTURES LEAD $13.7M SERIES A ROUND FOR YOSHI

Irving-based Exxon Mobil Corp. and General Motors Ventures were the lead investors in a $13.7 million early stage Series A round by Yoshi, which delivers gasoline, oil changes, car washes,

ShearShare Snags Win in Capital Factory Diversity Challenge

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell won $100,000 in the Dallas Diversity & Inclusion Investment Challenge Tuesday evening, clearing the way for the McKinney startup to grow its team.

The challenge was put on by Capital Factory in partnership with …

Chamber, Capital One Create Online Guide to Help Innovators Succeed

Posted by Lance Murray

Innovation is a big deal in the Dallas area. We see it in every business sector, and innovators are hard at work all across the region creating new products, generating new ideas, and starting new companies.

Now, there’s a new …

Follow the Money: RevTech Leads $1M of Series A Round, Frisco-based Valify Gets More Than $600K for R&D

Posted by Lance Murray

The Roman poet Virgil once wrote, “Fortune sides with him who dares.” That spirit applies to startups and investors alike.

Financial backing is critical to both startup companies and established firms. Investors are looking for great places to put their …

Funding Roundup: Frisco Wearable Tech Startup Raises $95K, Burleson Project Gets $900K Incentive

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

FRISCO STARTUP LOOKING TO REVOLUTIONIZE NON-TACKLE FOOTBALL RAISES $95K

Head injuries, concussions, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy suffered on the football field have been a topic of public discussion in recent years. According to the Chicago Tribune, growing concerns about …

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 …