small businesses

Impact Ventures Raising $20M Dallas Inclusive Capital Fund to Make the Region a Hub for Diverse Entrepreneurs

by | Apr 14, 2022
“Entrepreneurs of color are over-mentored and undercapitalized. While others are saying, ‘Here’s a program or mentorship,’ we’ve been one of the first groups to say, ‘Here’s that, plus capital, to get you there,’” says Benjamin Vann, founder and CEO at Impact Ventures.
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Community Toolbox: A Winter Storm and a Pandemic. Here’s a Round Up of Resources to Help North Texans
by | Feb 19, 2021
Here's a round up of resources that can help in North Texas' unprecedented winter storm.

You'll also find updates on funding, grants, and assistance for navigating the COVID-19 crisis in Dallas-Fort Worth.
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On-Demand and Same-Day Delivery App Lalamove Responds to COVID With Discounts For Small Businesses
by | Nov 24, 2020
Lalamove, which has offices in Dallas, Chicago, and Houston, is giving back to small- and medium-sized enterprises that might be struggling with the fallout from COVID-19.
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Navigating a Prolonged COVID-19: 6 Tips For Your Small Business to Survive a Masked Economy
by | Oct 28, 2020
COVID-19 cases have continued to rise, causing many to suggest that another shutdown is looming. Small businesses should be preparing for how to survive—and thrive—if that's the case, experts say. Here's six tips from Dallas-based Vista Bank on what small business owners can start doing, which includes information on a potential new PPP program and new guidelines for PPP forgiveness.
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Dallas Startup Week Panelists: How Dallas Is Becoming A Hub for Autonomous Transportation

by | Sep 1, 2020
The virtual panel of leaders from Ericsson and Kodiak discussed Dallas' growth and how startups can seek funding and partnerships from large corporations.
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Capital One, GoFundMe, and National Urban League Unite in Coalition for Small Business National Advocacy Program
by | Sep 1, 2020
The new nationwide movement and advocacy program called Small Unites aims to help small business owners and entrepreneurs “thrive in the new normal” with a $50M collective investment from a diverse group of companies.
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Here’s What You Can’t Miss During Next Week’s Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 27, 2020
DSW20 begins this Sunday. Get ready now with our roundup of ten can't-miss events.
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Managing Madness with a Mentor: Meet Heidi Potthoff, Founder of HMP Mufasa

by | Jul 23, 2020
"Mentoring is not just scheduling a monthly meeting with a checkpoint. Mentoring to me is fully engaging in the brand—to be a champion to the CEO," says Potthoff. The ongoing pandemic has helped Potthoff support the acceleration of entrepreneurs, she says.
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City of Dallas, The DEC @ Redbird, 200 Business Orgs Partner to Launch Small Business Ecosystem

by | Jul 1, 2020
More than 200 Dallas County business service organizations have formed B.U.I.L.D. to provide resources for local small businesses. There will be a strong focus on women- and minority-owned businesses.
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Dallas-based Arcade is Boosting Employee Incentive Programs With a $20K Match Program
by | Jun 10, 2020
The local information services company has committed to matching up to $5 million in employee incentives for eligible small businesses.
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Snapshot: Small-to-Medium Businesses Continue to Bolster North Texas Economy
by | Jun 25, 2019
Large employers add a significant number of new jobs each year, but companies with 250 or fewer employees are a major foundation of Dallas-Fort Worth’s employment base.
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Dallas Startup With the ‘World’s First Transparent Marketplace’ Helps Businesses Cut Costs
by | Feb 14, 2019
NickelCommerce hopes to save food and beverage businesses money with low-priced cost-tracking and a simple inventory system. Now, it's ramping up growth and looking for some outside funding.
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