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The Last Word: Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon on Plans to Tap Young Talent at New $500M+ Dallas Job Hub

by | Dec 8, 2022
Addressing an audience of around 800 at the American Airlines Center, Solomon talked about the $500 million-plus, 900,000-square-foot employment center his firm is building north of downtown Dallas—part of a planned 11-acre project from Dallas' Hunt Realty. And more importantly, he spoke about the North Texans he hopes to attract to it.
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‘It’s a Different World Out There’: Investors Share Their Insights on the Changing Funding Landscape
by | Nov 14, 2022
At the recent Venture Dallas conference, a panel of leading investors talked market trends and shared insights to help those on both sides of the cap table. Here are key takeaways—from tips for fundraising founders to what startups need to offer to what makes Dallas an exciting place to invest. “As an entrepreneur, just hustle. Don't take ‘No’ for an answer. You're going to get a lot of ‘No’s,’ so just keep at it," said Pialy Aditya, chief strategy officer at Republic.
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Tech Talk and ‘Meaningful Connections’: 10 Takeaways From Venture Dallas 2022
by | Nov 7, 2022
At last week's Venture Dallas conference, more than 300 VCs, angel investors, startups, and business leaders gathered for a showcase of North Texas' entrepreneurial and venture ecosystem. Here's a look at the highlights—from Troy Aikman saying "There are no shortcuts" to Alto Founder Will Coleman on the power of doing "the opposite" to Mark Cuban's "ready, fire, aim" approach. “Regions like Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth, we’re the model for the rest of the nation on how to get things done," Ross Perot Jr. said at the conference kickoff.
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Venture Dallas Brings ‘the Premier Venture Capital Conference in North Texas’ to George W. Bush Presidential Center this November
by | Oct 4, 2022
Venture Dallas 2022—a full-day conference to be held Nov. 3 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center—will connect investors from all over the U.S with the “best founders in our region” with the goal of sparking “collisions” and “meaningful connections," co-founder Aaron Pierce says. He adds that those could potentially lead to fundings—and successful exits. Here's a look at why the North Texas startup and VC scene is hopping, and what Venture Dallas 2022 could mean for you.
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The Last Word: T.D. Jakes on His Foundation’s STEAM Academy Program

by | Jun 28, 2022
The T.D. Jakes Foundation, Dallas Mavericks, and Goldman Sachs announced the winners of its free, two-week immersive 'Hackathon' for kids aged 14 to 18. Six local high school students won for developing an app for people suffering from mental illness to get the help they need.

The chairman of T.D. Jakes Foundation has today's "Last Word" on Dallas Innovates.
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Texas small business owners say inflation is hurting their ability to hire and retain workers, forcing them to raise prices on consumers
New Survey: Increasing Inflationary Pressures, Higher Energy Costs Squeezing Texas Small Businesses
by | Jun 13, 2022
Texas small business owners say inflation is hurting their ability to hire and retain workers, forcing them to raise prices on consumers; 90% of respondents say inflationary pressures have worsened since January.

74% of respondents across all sectors say rising energy prices are impacting their business, according to a survey from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Voices.
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‘Doing Good While Doing Well in Business’: Addison Consumer Analytics Platform Raises Funds to Help Nonprofits
by | Apr 13, 2022
HundredX, a data analytics firm that gives brands access to millions of “ethically sourced” consumer experiences, has landed a Series D round that brings its total funding to more than $80 million. Its big-name investors include billionaire Charles Schwab and Clark Hunt, the chairman and CEO of FC Dallas and the Kansas City Chiefs.
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Dallas Cybersecurity Company Acquired by Former U.S. Secretary of Treasury-Owned Firm in a $525M Deal
by | Mar 29, 2022
Dallas-based Zimperium, a mobile security platform, is set to be acquired by Washington, D.C.’s Liberty Strategic Capital, a firm led by former Goldman Sachs CIO and Trump Administration appointee Steve Mnuchin.
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Gov. Greg Abbott Meets With Small Business Owners at Dallas Farmers Market

by | Sep 20, 2021
The roundtable—which took place Friday during National Small Business Week—was part of a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Voices "Road to Recovery” tour. The biggest challenges conveyed to Gov. Abbott: difficulty in hiring workers; rising costs; and dealing with the Delta variant.
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Goldman Sachs Launches 10,000 Small Businesses Fellows Internship Program in Dallas
by | Sep 17, 2021
Kicking off during National Small Business Week, the program will partner locally with Dallas College. Its goal: Create paid internships for underrepresented community college students and address the skills gap faced by small businesses during the pandemic.
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Dr. Justin Lonon, vice chancellor of Dallas College, addresses the crowd at the recent Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Dallas Graduation. [Photo: 10KSB]
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Honors 105 North Texas Graduates
by | Jun 16, 2021
“There’s no one tougher and stronger than DFW small business owners," U.S. Representative Marc Veasey said at the event honoring the North Texas graduates. Here's the list of the 105 graduates and a rundown of the event.

10,000 Small Businesses also released insights from a recent research report. The survey says, among other findings, adaptation will be key to survival.
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Dallas’ On The Road Lending Could Receive Up to $10M from Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group
by | Jan 22, 2020
The loan will be used to grow an initiative geared toward underserved communities across the southeastern U.S.
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DHD Films Shows Off Group VR in Dallas Showcase
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business graduate Hussain Manjee's company, DHD Films, has partnered up to bring a group virtuality experience to the masses.
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