Posts Tagged ‘Rise’

CEOS Sharing Entrepreneurial Journeys With South Dallas High School Students

Posted by Dave Montgomery

Nearly 50 male high school students from across southern Dallas are gathering this week at the University of North Texas at Dallas for five days of intensive training and mentoring designed to help mold them into tomorrow’s business leaders.

Known …

Oak Cliff ‘Athleisure-wear’ Startup Expects 2017 Growth

Posted by Dave Montgomery

Eight months after launching an athleisure-wear company that they bought in Cincinnati and brought to Dallas, identical twins Terrence and Tim Maiden envision a year of robust growth for a brand that offers not only clothes, but inspiration.

Appropriately named …

3 Things: TWU Gets Neurodegenerative Disease Research Grant

Posted by Amanda Hayes

A national grant helps a TWU research team to work toward a cure for diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Dallas-based startup helps sports fans cheer on their team in style, and the Dallas Streetcar offers new routes using a unique power

Oak Cliff Natives Aim to Alleviate Poverty Through Clothing Brand

Posted by Tara Nieuwesteeg


For Tim and Terrence Maiden, Dallas’ poverty problem really hits home.

The identical twin brothers grew up in Dallas County, a place where 29 percent of residents under age 18 are in …

Watch: Nick Kennedy With Rise

Posted by Krista Nightengale

Nick Kennedy, co-founder of Rise, talks about what keeps him going as an entrepreneur. “The most important thing entrepreneurs can do is find a purpose in what they’re doing,” he says. “And when you’re doing that, nothing’s going to …