Capital Factory’s Texas Startups Roadshow Goes Virtual for Global Entrepreneurship Week

by | Nov 4, 2020
The Texas Startups Roadshow will take local entrepreneurs and out-of-state investors on a virtual ride that spotlights the startup community in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Anchoring the Dallas leg of the trip on Nov. 19 is UT Dallas’ Big Idea Competition and a keynote from Mark Cuban.
Time to Scale: TechFW Executive Director Looks to the Future
by | Jul 21, 2020
Fort Worth's startup community has grown through major startup acquisitions, the launch of two innovation districts, and new startups expanding to the area, Hayden Blackburn says.
Christopher Brown, CEO of Modular, a provider of digital asset solutions to the banking sector, and cofounder of Zabo, a new fully digital bank that will launch in 2019.

Meet the Innovators: Christopher Brown, Modular and Zabo

In between the tech buzzwords—crypto, AI, AR—there's real work going on, Modular CEO Christopher Brown says.
Meet the Innovators: Veena Somareddy, Neuro Rehab VR
by | Feb 15, 2019
Somareddy wants to help people who have had strokes or traumatic brain injuries overcome their limitations with engaging, fun, and motivating VR/AR therapy exercises.
Meet the Innovators:
Corey Clark, BALANCED Media Technology
Collectively, Clark and his team have started a number of tech and gaming companies in the region, have strong ties to SMU, and see Dallas-Fort Worth as primed to be the next big technology center in the country. They want to be leaders in that mission.
Meet the Innovators: Brig. Gen. Michael W. Miller, Viziz Technologies
For Miller, Viziv's mission to “Power the Planet and Bring Light to the World” has more to do with improving the quality of life for people everywhere than it does with any specific aspect of our technology.

Dallas to Host Federal BioTech Conference

by | Apr 27, 2018
Local startups and researchers can learn how to get federal research-and-tech-driven grant funding and meet federal experts in this conference hosted by the Dallas Regional Chamber. 
Amber Venz Box, CEO and Co-founder, rewardStyle
7 Master Innovators and Their Secret Weapons
by | Jan 31, 2018
They are fearless North Texas masterminds with a history of revolutionizing their industries: Joshua King, Amber Venz Box, Lance Crosby, Paul Bettner, Walter Voit, Joshua King, Will Rosellini, and Dave Copps. They share “secret weapons” and lessons learned — as well as the technology to watch.
Idea generators in North Texas
Master Minds:
North Texas Idea Generators
by | Jan 30, 2018
These North Texas innovators are making a name for themselves, in areas from startup to enterprise and creative to education.
innovation lab
Blue Cross Offers Details on $2.5M West End Innovation Lab
by | Jan 20, 2017
The insurer will renovate 32,000 square feet of space in the former home of Brown Cracker & Candy Co.

Investment Advice for World Changers

by | Mar 28, 2016
It doesn't happen very often, maybe five times over the past 20-plus years, in one form or another I am asked by donors, foundations, and philanthropic organizations how they could best invest their limited funds.