Posts Tagged ‘seed fund’

RevTech Retail Accelerator Selects Quartet of 2018 Cohort Companies

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based seed fund and venture capital retail accelerator RevTech has announced the companies that will participate in this year’s cohort.

RevTech said it selected four companies — two of them from Dallas — that show strong entrepreneurial experience and ability …

Online Marketplace for Debt Collection Wins Seed Funding

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorAt any time, about $825 billion is due to small businesses across the United States. That’s equivalent to about 5 percent of the nation’s GDP.

Collbox cofounders Cameron Desautels and Matthew Darner say it’s really worse than it looks. Of …

Follow the Money: SmartBlock Starts $100M Fund, Learning Machine Closes $3M Round, MORSCO Bought for $1.4B

Posted by Lance Murray

This article was updated on June 7, 2018 to change the amount of the Viziv funding round.

SMARTBLOCK RAISING $100M HEDGE FUND FOR CRYPTO, BLOCKCHAIN

Dallas-based investment firm SmartBlock Capital is raising a $100 million hedge fund to place investments

Dallas Finalists Named for Rise of the Rest Pitch

Posted by Heather Noel

Eight startups with Dallas area ties will be vying for $100,000 in the Rise of the Rest pitch competition May 7. 

The pitch contest will culminate a day of programming addressing startup growth challenges and opportunities in Revolution’s Rise of

10 Tips: Positioning Your Small Business to Access Capital

Posted by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses DCCCD

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver SponsorDo you have the extra capital needed to grow your small business or fund that next big opportunity?

If the answer is no,  the first step is to figure out what will be the best way to fund your growth

UTD Seed Fund Makes First Startup Investments

Posted by Heather Noel

The UT Dallas Seed Fund has named local startups ShearShare and Cosmunity as its inaugural investments.

The evergreen fund launched earlier this year within the university’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed to provide capital to startups progressed beyond …

UTD Creates Seed Fund for Startups

Posted by Heather Noel

Bryan Chambers describes the entrepreneurial climate at the University of Texas at Dallas as being in midst of the “perfect storm.” 

In recent years, the university has seen growth in its resources and programs for budding business mavens.

The Princeton …