Posts Tagged ‘investment’

Deep Space Ventures Closes Two $500K Investments

Posted by Lance Murray

Deep Space Ventures has closed $500,000 investments each for two companies, continuing a busy year and half of activity for the Dallas-based venture capital firm.

Stephen Hays

The companies are Austin-based Self Lender and Haste, which is headquartered in Atlanta.…

The Next Wave of Impact Investing in Dallas: MRIs and PRIs

Posted by Jonathan Blum

Polsinelli_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Silver Founding SponsorDallas is in the midst of an innovation renaissance. With incubators and accelerators seemingly in almost every neighborhood, the market is flooded with investment opportunities.

That said, there’s only so much venture capital to go around, and many worthwhile startups …

Trend Micro Launches $100M Venture Fund

Posted by Lance Murray

Global cybersecurity provider Trend Micro Inc. announced Monday it has launched a $100 million corporate venture fund aimed at exploring emerging tech markets.

Japan-based Trend Micro, which has a regional office in Irving, said it will focus on opportunities primarily …

UNT Student Investment Group Pursues $1M Goal

Posted by Julia Falcon

The University of North Texas has a student group that provides financial education while offering students the opportunity to chase a goal of $1 million worth of investments.

The Student Investment Group at UNT is roughly half way to that …

UTD Seed Fund Makes First Startup Investments

Posted by Heather Noel

The UT Dallas Seed Fund has named local startups ShearShare and Cosmunity as its inaugural investments.

The evergreen fund launched earlier this year within the university’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed to provide capital to startups progressed beyond …

Deep Space Ventures Makes 7th DFW Investment in 12 Months

Posted by Lance Murray

Stephen Hays

Deep Space Ventures Managing Partner Stephen Hays just signed his seventh startup investment deal in Dallas-Fort Worth in past 12 months, investing in Legalinc, a Plano-based legal services company.

In addition to seven DFW deals, Hays’s venture capital …

Investors’ Innovation Expo
Adds Green to Earth Day Texas

Posted by Dave Moore

Those who attend the Earth Day Texas expo April 21-23 in Fair Park might get a glimpse of the future of clean energy and technology.

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Skyven’s technology concentrates the sun’s heat for use in manufacturing.

That’s because for the first …

Dallas’ Perot Jain Looking to Double its Investment Portfolio

Posted by Heather Noel

For Dallas venture capital fund Perot Jain the draw for an investment is the entrepreneur rather than the company itself. 

“We are looking for good entrepreneurs. We know that they might have to change and pivot. We will work with …

On Tap: Pinball School, #BigDGives, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, & an Evening with Macedonian Ambassador

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Editor’s Picks of events for Nov. 24 – Dec. 1.

Thursday, Nov. 24

PRAIRIE LIGHTS  6 to 9 p.m. at Lynn Creek Park, 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway, in Grand Prairie. Drive through a 2-mile path featuring 4 million lights.

Jerry Jones Kicks Off Accelerator at The Star in Frisco

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the Jones family are teaming up with Blue Star Sports CEO Rob Wechsler to create a new accelerator for early- to mid-stage companies. 

Blue Star Accelerator will be a “first of its kind accelerator …