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The DEC Network Hosts the 2023 WomenXTech Summit on Feb. 8

by | Feb 1, 2023

In partnership with Smart Business Concepts, The DEC Network will host the 2023 WomenXTech Summit, a one-day, in-person summit for women on Feb. 8 at Smart Business Concepts’ headquarters in Dallas.

The WomenXTech Summit is one of the larger-scale events that bring women tech entrepreneurs together to spread their ideas on how to succeed and support each other in a biased technology industry, the DEC Network said....

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Kanarys’ Mandy Price Featured in Docuseries from HubSpot for Startups and LinkedIn
In the episode, which debuted last week, Price talks about her own journey while sharing the mission and vision of Kanarys, detailing how the company is transforming DEI in the workplace using data. 
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SXSW’s 2023 ‘PanelPicker’ Opens For Voting—and DFW Companies Are Vying to Take the Stage
by | Aug 10, 2022
South by Southwest has opened its 2023 "PanelPicker" for crowd-sourced community voting through August 21. You could be among the people who vote to decide which panelists will take the stage next March at SXSW. Out of the thousands of session proposals up for voting, many have Dallas-area ties. We share just 10 of them—including ideas from Mark Cuban, the Dallas Cowboys, Venture Dallas, Dallas Innovation Alliance, CollateralEdge, Kanarys, Zirtue, Masterplan, and more.
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See What’s in Store at Dallas Startup Week’s Corporate Startup Innovation Summit
by | Jul 27, 2022
The DEC Network’s flagship event—Dallas Startup Week—will be held August 7 through August 11 both virtually and in person at SMU's Cox School of Business.

Bringing together the local ecosystem’s “breadth and diversity” of corporations and startups, the Corporate Startup Innovation summit will feature Jim Adler, founding managing director of Toyota Ventures, and Steven Levy, editor at large at Wired—plus a deep dive in the funding landscape, an accelerator pitch competition, and more.
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State of Entrepreneurship 2022: More Than $2 Billion Invested in North Texas Entrepreneurs Last Year

by | Mar 14, 2022
It's the second year in a row to surpass $1 billion, said Trey Bowles at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center's annual State of Entrepreneurship event.
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8 Trends Kanarys CEO Mandy Price Sees For Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in 2022
by | Dec 15, 2021
At the close of a landmark year—one that made her one of 25 Black female founders to have raised at least $4.6 million in venture capital—Mandy Price is looking ahead to what 2022 will bring for the DEI space.
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Dallas Mayor Names Pinnacle Group CEO Nina Vaca as Dallas’ First Entrepreneur-in-Residence
by | Nov 8, 2021
The city’s inaugural Entrepreneur-in-Residence position was recommended by the Mayor’s Task Force on Innovation and Entrepreneurship to better foster the start-up environment in Dallas. "While Dallas is known as a great place for big business, now we need to show that we are a great place for scalable, sustainable, and high-growth startups as well," Vaca says.
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Your Two Cents: The Dallas Mayor’s Task Force on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Wants Your Feedback
by | Apr 13, 2021
What should the city be doing to attract, retain, and support startups? Share your recommendations and ideas.

But hurry, the Startup Information Survey will close by the end of the week.
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DEI Tech Startup Kanarys Raises $3M Seed Round, Bringing Total Funding to $4.6M

by | Jan 7, 2021
The "historic" funding round means that Co-Founders Mandy Price (CEO) and Star Carter (COO) are among 25 Black female founders to have raised at least $4.6 million in venture capital.
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Google for Startups Awards $300K to Four Dallas-Area Black Founders
by | Oct 6, 2020
CourMed, Kanarys, ShearShare, and Zirtue are among the 76 nationwide recipients of the $5 million Google for Startups Black Founders Fund. Each startup will receive non-dilutive cash awards—meaning that the founders aren't giving up any company ownership in exchange for the funding.
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Dallas Startup Week 2020 State of Entrepreneurship: ‘This Year Has Been Tough, But Dallas Is Tougher’
by | Sep 3, 2020
During this year's event, DSW20's State of Entrepreneurship award winners were announced.
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Kanarys Launches Unique Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Platform

by | Jul 29, 2019
Data and anonymous employee reviews help companies build more inclusive workplaces and improve their culture via Kanarys’ platform.
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‘Why Dallas, Now’: State of Entrepreneurship 2019 Announces Powerhouse Speaker Lineup, Agenda
by | Mar 29, 2019
The event, now in its sixth year, celebrates “the people, places, and passions that keep the DFW startup ecosystem thriving."
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