Posts Tagged ‘mentorship’

Dallas-Based, Minority-Owned Small Businesses Advance Through Mentorship and Application of the Toyota Production System

Posted by Toyota Motor North America

Imagine. You own a small business based in DFW, and you’re serving clients in nearly 200 countries. Business is going well, but the growing pains are straining your vendor management process. In turn, this causes unnecessary and inefficient work hours

ShearShare Snags Win in Capital Factory Diversity Challenge

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell won $100,000 in the Dallas Diversity & Inclusion Investment Challenge Tuesday evening, clearing the way for the McKinney startup to grow its team.

The challenge was put on by Capital Factory in partnership with …

Grit, Mentorships, Grade Monitoring Elevate Students Via ScholarShot

Posted by Dave Moore

The college admissions system is often access-oriented, geared toward pulling young students in, whether they have the academic or financial resources or not, leaving them tens of thousands of dollars in debt — often without the degrees they sought.…

Capital One Announces Mentorship Program for Female Business Owners

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Female entrepreneurs can now apply for an opportunity to receive a month of free mentoring and coaching from experts at The Garage, Capital One’s innovation center in Plano.

It’s open to all female business owners and entrepreneurs who are members …

DEC, Capital Factory: Leaders Say Partnership is Just the Beginning

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Dallas startups now have direct access to Capital Factory’s startup accelerator, mentorship network, and other benefits through a special partnership with The Dallas Entrepreneur Center.

Austin-based Capital Factory will start offering expanded services to DEC members and the chance to …

Latino Entrepreneurs at SMU Strengthen International Connection

Posted by Julia Batlle

A group of opportunistic international students at Southern Methodist University is making efforts to use their shared cultural identity to achieve entrepreneurial success. 

The Association of Mexican Entrepreneurs, or as they call it, the Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos, started …

Dallas Startup Week: Mentors Guide Entrepreneurs

Posted by Michael Gordon


Today’s Dallas entrepreneurship ecosystem has created an environment where competition is overshadowed by collaboration. Now, local entrepreneurs are taking industry insight from seasoned professionals and applying it to their own businesses through the mentor …

Real-World Schooling

Posted by Lynn McBee

When I attended high school, I learned reading, writing, and arithmetic, with a few practical classes thrown in for good measure. I was a lover of science and nature and curious about everything, but there was no outlet for me …

Watch: Jeremy Vickers With University of Texas at Dallas

Posted by Krista Nightengale

Jeremy Vickers with the University of Texas at Dallas talks about the entrepreneurship community being one of giving before you get. “You see a ton of mentorship, a ton of relationship building, and a ton of people that are willing …