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T.D. Jakes’ Good Soil Forum To Feature $500K Seed Capital Pitch Competition June 13-15 in Dallas

by | Apr 25, 2024
With the theme of "The Rhythm of Entrepreneurship," this year's event features visionary leaders and industry trailblazers who'll offer insights to attendees to help them navigate the entrepreneurial landscape with confidence and creativity, T.D. Jakes Enterprises said.
Stemuli’s Taylor Shead Wins Pitch at U.N.‑Sponsored ‘AI for Good’ Competition
by | Apr 19, 2024
Dallas-based Stemuli's Founder and CEO Taylor Shead will now represent North America at the Innovation Factory World Competition in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 30. She also snagged a $200,000 prize package for her startup—a generative gaming platform that redefines continuous learning through immersive experiences and personalized pathways.
Techstars Demo Day Will Showcase 10 Physical Health Startups in Fort Worth Wednesday
by | Dec 4, 2023
Techstars' Demo Day at UNT HSC at Fort Worth will feature companies from around the world. They'll be presenting their new physical health technologies in a "Shark Tank"-like pitch-style event. The 10 companies are high-growth, early-stage startup founders who took part in the 13-week program in Fort Worth.
Meet the 10 Finalists of the UTD Big Idea Competition, Pitching Live on May 19
by | May 17, 2023
From an automated fish feeder to AI-driven construction to a therapeutic vest and more, the finalists will pitch their innovative concepts on May 19 at Blackstone Launchpad. The original date was rescheduled due to weather.

They'll be competing for $170,000 in cash and scholarship prizes.
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Dallas-Based Impact Ventures is Hosting a Virtual Startup Showcase and $50K Pitch Competition This Weekend

by | Jan 27, 2021
On Saturday, 13 tech startups and small businesses led by diverse founders will vie for $50K in a virtual “Shark Tank”-style pitch competition. Three expert-led panels also will cover how to build a million-dollar business in a pandemic, the current and future state of DEI, and capital for underrepresented founders.
ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell
Capital Factory Announces $100K Investment Challenge for Annual Black in Tech Summit
by | Dec 16, 2020
Past Investment Challenge winners include McKinney-based ShearShare, Houston-based GroupRaise, and Austin-based Journey Foods. Applications are open now until Jan. 22.
SKU DFW To Feature Inaugural Consumer Packaged Goods Startup Cohort at Virtual Showcase
by | Nov 11, 2020
On Nov. 17, six CPG startups will give a virtual taste of their brands through pitches to a national audience of investors, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders.
The Pitch: Better Block Foundation Named Social Innovator of the Year, New $1M Competition Announced
by | Oct 29, 2020
In addition to the surprise reveal of a new $1 million prize, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas also announced the nine fellows picked for its 2021 accelerator and a social impact investment in on-demand nail service Cherry (created by the founders of rewardStyle and Bumble).

Winner of TiE Dallas Women’s Pitch Competition Will Compete in Dubai

by | Sep 14, 2020
On Sept. 9, Dallas-based women-owned businesses pitched their companies for the chance to compete in the TiE Women Global Pitch finals held in Dubai later this year.
Boss Women Media Founder and CEO Marty McDonald [Image: Courtesy Boss Women Media]
Black Girl Magic Virtual Summit Connects Women With Resources and Opportunity
by | Jul 20, 2020
Boss Women Media and Capital One have partnered on a two-day virtual summit and pitch competition for Black female entrepreneurs and professionals. Applications are open to pitch for up to $25,000 in grants.
The ‘Largest Worldwide Startup Competition for Women and Diverse Entrepreneurs’ is Coming to Dallas
by | Nov 12, 2019
The SoGal Foundation's Global Pitch Competition is coming to Dallas for one of its 25-city regional rounds. The event, held Nov. 20 at Capital Factory, will connect diverse founders with investors.

Southern Dallas Pitch Competition Strives to ‘Even the Playing Field’ for Entrepreneurs

by | Mar 6, 2019
Hosted by the DEC@Redbird and Comerica Bank, "The Nest" aims to give Southern Dallas entrepreneurs the exposure, support and funding they deserve. The competition will be on March 23 from 6-8 p.m.
Debra Cano nd Armida Ortega of Kessler Pie co.
Kessler Pie Co. Wins Pop-Up Location at Victory Plaza
by | May 14, 2018
The pie business beat out four other local female-led companies during Saturday's NextUp Female Founders Dallas pitch contest.
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T.D. Jakes, UNT Dallas Team for MegaFest Student Pitch Contest
by | May 26, 2017
Students will make Shark Tank-style pitches before a panel of judges and could win some of the competition's $50,000 in total prize money.