Super Connectors: Where the ‘Power of One’ Meets ‘Always Be Networking’

by | Jul 26, 2023
Drawing from his own powerful lesson after losing a multimillion-dollar deal, TransPharMed CEO Kirk Barnes helps founders and leaders to be primed and ready to connect when opportunity knocks. Will Magruder, VP of partnerships at MassChallenge, lends his expertise to crafting a "handshake pitch" in nine words or less. Here's how.

Plus, the votes are in. MassChallenge announced its Handshake Pitch Winners at Pegasus Park: “We're the Tesla of jet skis,” “Net-zero concrete by 2050 by 2022," "We personalize treatment down to your genes," and more.
Register Now For Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurship Leadership Institute’s Summit
by | Nov 10, 2020
Designed to empower female entrepreneurs, the virtual event boasts a stacked line-up of participants, including the founder of Dallas-based Enseo Vanessa Ogle.
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.
At the Fourth Annual iC3 Life Science Summit at UT Arlington on Oct. 10, 2017 recipient Lyda Hill will present the award. To register for the summit, visit [Illustration: bestbrk/istockphoto]
Bio North Texas Shifts iC3 Life Sciences Summit to Virtual Event
by | Sep 22, 2020
Networking—always a highlight of the biotech event— is still a cornerstone thanks to a new virtual conference platform, its organizers said.

Female-Focused Nonprofit StateraArts Introduces Mentorship Chapter in Dallas-Fort Worth

by | May 29, 2019
As the Latin word for "balance," Statera symbolizes a holistic creative environment that nourishes innovation. Local women in the arts can apply for the mentorship program by June 1 to learn how to cultivate their ideas and tackle obstacles they are facing in their professional careers.
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The W Source Launches First Networking Chapter in Texas
by | Jun 19, 2018
Dallas financial planner Michelle Brennan Hall will head the group, which promotes collaboration among female professionals.
New Event Series Looks to Align Dallas’ Trendsetting Creatives
by | Feb 5, 2018
There are a number of creative Dallasites disrupting their respective fields, but cross functional collaboration doesn't always come easy. Devin Edwards launched Trend to break down the barriers.

On Tap: Asteroids, Alien Worlds, & Frame4Frame Festival

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Workbench at the Grove: Garcia Kicks Off Summer Speaker Series

by | Aug 9, 2016
Cornbread Hustle is one of Cheri Garcia's latest ventures. She shares her story and why she launched a staffing agency that helps former inmates transition from life inside the walls of prison to life on the outside.
Ex-Wall Street Exec to Talk at Ellevate Event
by | Jun 10, 2016
Ellevate Network strives to #InvestInWomen and close the gender income gap, and Dallas is a part of this movement.
Cyber Dust Offers Creative Approach to Networking
by | Feb 18, 2016
“Dallas is booming with innovation,” says Cheri Garcia, President of Cheri Garcia Consulting, who organizes Cyber Dust’s networking events. “The entrepreneur eco-system is growing, but we need to stick together as we grow.”