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From right: DRC's Jorge Varela (far right) moderated a panel of industry experts including biotech C-level executive Hua Tu, Health Wildcatters CEO and co-founder Hubert Zajicek, and LH Capital Director Matt Crommett.

‘From a Trickle to a Waterfall’: How Biotech’s Flow is Growing in DFW

by | May 24, 2022
"It takes time" to establish a track record, Jorge Varela says, and the region is starting to see a series of biotech successes and spinoffs that will elevate the region's profile as a biotech hub.

According to a panel of experts at Urban Land Institute's 2022 spring meeting, here are factors drawing biotech to DFW.
Four Startups Advancing Global Health Win Health Wildcatter’s Med.Ventures Pitch Competition
by | May 13, 2021
Hera Biotech—a San Antonio-based startup that's developing the first non-surgical, definitive, tissue-based test capable of both diagnosing and staging endometriosis—took home first prize in this year's Health Innovation Pitch Competition. The other winners were Steadiwear (Canada), Vigilant Software (Dallas), and Reopia Optics (California).

All winners can be considered Dallas Innovators: Each will receive space at Health Wildcatters.
Health Wildcatters Co-Founder and CEO Hubert Zajicek To Receive 2020 Dennis K. Stone Award
by | Oct 27, 2020
The Dallas-based leader will receive the award from BionorthTX for his contributions to the field of life sciences.
DFW Leaders Discuss How COVID-19 Has Fueled Innovation in Health Care, Philanthropy, and More
by | Oct 12, 2020
"The downside of a pandemic is that it's frightening. The good thing is, sometimes it speeds up things that probably needed to happen. Like telemedicine," Nicole Small, CEO of LH Capital/Lyda Hill Philanthropies, said during the event.
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Health Wildcatters Adds Nine New Startups to Its Portfolio

by | Sep 10, 2020
The new cohort brings the number of startups under Health Wildcatter's umbrella to 77, according to CEO Hubert Zajicek.
Photo Recap: Health Wildcatters Hosts its Second Hackathon
by | Aug 16, 2019
The Texas Healthcare Challenge gives healthcare consumers the opportunity to find new innovations to systems that might be broken. After the teams went head-to-head with their solutions, a total prize package valued at more than $360K was awarded.
Health Wildcatters Pilots First Spring Pitch Day for Investors, Entrepreneurs, and Future Innovators
by | Apr 24, 2019
“Though the cohort size was small, it allowed us to pay more tailored attention to each of the teams," CEO Hubert Zajicek said. Learn about the three startups that competed and check out photos from the event.
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Health Wildcatter’s Startup Ataia Medical Secures $300K Seed Round
by | Jul 18, 2018
The capital will help Ataia launch its flagship product — a medical communications device — as well as bring on Amy Foertsch, co-founder and chief operating officer, as a full-time employee.
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Dennis Dayman: Bringing Exits, Insights & Advice to the Table

by | Apr 18, 2018
A fixture in the North Texas startup scene kicks off our "Meet the Mentor” series, which will take a closer look at the individuals offering their wisdom — and encouragement — to entrepreneurs in the region.
Experts: Choose an Accelerator or Incubator That Fits Your Startup’s Goals
by | Apr 3, 2018
These days, startups have plenty of choices when it comes to technology accelerators, which can often be difficult to sort out, a panel of experts says at Dallas Startup Week.
Health Wildcatters Announces New Investor Alliance
by | Sep 15, 2016
The Dallas-based health accelerator has made formal relations with 26 venture capital firms.
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Dallas’ Top 10 Angel Investors
by | Mar 8, 2016
Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, and one of the entrepreneurs on CNBC's Shark Tank, topped Common Desk's top 10 list of Angel Investors in Dallas.