Hubert Zajicek

Health Wildcatters’ WISH Initiative Wins $50K From a U.S. SBA Accelerator Competition

Health Wildcatters' Women in Science and Healthcare (WISH) initiative will receive a $50,000 cash prize from the SBA competition "for its impactful and inclusive approach to nurturing a collaborative national innovation ecosystem to advance small business research and development from ideas to the market."
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Dallas Startup Week 2023: Where Big Names and Big Ideas Power North Texas Entrepreneurs
by | Sep 6, 2023
The DEC Networks' eighth Dallas Startup Week, hosted at UNT Frisco from September 10-14, features entrepreneur and Hall of Famer Troy Aikman, AOL's Steve Case, Nextdoor Co-founder Nirav Tolia, rapper-turned-investor Chamillionaire, and BuzzBallz CEO Merrilee Kick among its 200 speakers and 100 events.
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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.
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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.
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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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Children’s Health Innovators Program Lifts Veil on Health Care Research and Breakthroughs
by | Oct 6, 2020
Health Wildcatters CEO Hubert Zajicek, Perot Jain Principal Cindy Revol, Lyda Hill Philanthropies CEO Nicole Small, and others will be on a panel about how the health care and tech industries have been innovative during COVID-19 as part of the new Children’s Health program launch on Oct. 8.
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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.
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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.
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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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Follow the Money: Intelis Capital Leads WNDYR Funding Round, Voltea Raises $10M
by | Apr 19, 2018
Funding rounds bring millions in capital from investors for North Texas startups. Here's a look at funding, mergers, and acquisitions involving companies and nonprofits with North Texas ties.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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What Gets This Angel Investor to Invest
by | Dec 22, 2015
Remember these eight tips, and you just might find yourself an investor.
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