Posts Tagged ‘Salah Boukadoum’

Collective Impact: ‘Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.’

Posted by Dallas Innovates

The Dallas Innovates “Collective Impact” roundtable brings together a variety of perspectives — from nonprofits to corporations to startups — to discuss the state of social innovation in the North Texas region and beyond.

Our expert panel explores the concept …

Collective Impact:
Making Dallas-Fort Worth a Hub for Social Innovation

Posted by Dallas Innovates

The Dallas Innovates “Collective Impact” roundtable brings together a variety of perspectives — from nonprofits to corporations to startups — to discuss the state of social innovation in the North Texas region and beyond.

Our expert panel explores the concept …

Collective Impact: Social Innovation in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Dallas Innovates

The Dallas Innovates Collective Impact roundtable brings together a variety of perspectives — from nonprofits to corporations to startups — to discuss the state of social innovation in the North Texas region and beyond.

This wide-ranging discussion, moderated by Salah

Social Impact Company Good Returns Group Gets $1M from Inverdale Capital

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas-based social enterprise firm Good Returns Group announced a $1 million investment Tuesday from Inverdale Capital Management.

Inverdale Capital is also based in Dallas, and the funding represents a convergence of the two organizations’ business models with Good Returns’ focus …

Movers + Shakers:
North Texas Social Innovators You Should Know

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-Fort Worth is home to dozens of creatives who are changing the face of urban planning, social, and educational innovation. Here are some to watch.

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Brittany Merrill Underwood

Founder of Akola Project

Underwood is the founder of the Akola …

The Next Real Innovation: Business Purpose

Posted by Salah Boukadoum

Economist Marci Rossell gave a speech in Dallas last week in which she noted that there were two great innovations in the last 40 years that truly drove corporate productivity.

The first was technological: Individual workers gained access to computers. …

Festival of Ideas Tackles Equity, Entrepreneurship in Dallas

Posted by Hilary Lau

While the 2017 Dallas Festival of Ideas moved indoors Saturday because of dark, threatening skies, its speakers talked about a brighter future for the city of Dallas, one based on equity for all its citizens regardless of where they live …

Top 5 Voices Columns of 2016 Struck a Chord with Readers

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

It’s been a great first year at Dallas Innovates, and as you know we invited guest writers, or Voices columnists, if you will, to share their views and visions for the Dallas-Fort Worth region. These columnists are experts, thought …

Dallas Entrepreneurs Kick Off White House Young Leaders Program

Posted by Heather Noel

A chance meeting inspired a lifelong interest for Salah Boukadoum.

“Be really wide open to the person sitting next to you wherever you might happen to be because I know from my own experience that one conversation may plant a …

For Social Impact, Build Financial Sustainability into Your DNA

Posted by Salah Boukadoum

What do you think of this mission statement? “To organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.”

Does it sound like it belongs to a for-profit or a nonprofit?

Some of you may recognize it, yet, others …

3 Things We’re Reading: Vision For Dallas as ‘Impact City’ Gets National Attention

Posted by Heather Noel

GOOD RETURNS CEO GETS NOTICE FOR SOCIAL IMPACT MODEL; MEMORY CARE CENTER DESIGNED TO COMFORT ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS;UTA HIRES RENOWNED BIOLOGIST


Every day Dallas Innovates staffers scour websites looking for the most interesting, important, and unusual stories about innovation and creativity.

An Evolving Love Letter to Dallas

Posted by Sharon Lyle

I grew up at the heels of oilmen and real estate moguls. It certainly wasn’t a scene out of Dallas, but true to the stereotypes the show capitalized on, there were moments that could have been.

I bought into …

Dallas: The Impact City

Posted by Salah Boukadoum

In the 1990s, when an entrepreneur came up with a new technology, it was common to head to Silicon Valley to raise capital, hire a team, build a connected board, and develop industry relationships — all the resources were concentrated …