Posts Tagged ‘social’

Toyota Connected North America Sponsors AgileCamp 2018 Conference in Irving

Posted by Toyota Motor North America

Toyota Connected North America, a global technology company founded by Toyota, today announced it will sponsor AgileCamp 2018. The business process management conference will be held Nov. 2, 2018, at the Irving Convention Center.

Toyota Connected North America’s Chief of

Inaugural Esports Event OP Live Changes the Game for Dallas

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Whether you’re a hard-core gamer or you’ve never picked up a controller, OP Live has something for everyone. 

Video game professionals, amateurs, and everyone in between will gather this weekend for the first-of-its-kind celebration of all things gaming. There will …

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 …

It’s Party Time! Social Dining Platform Brings People Together

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Interested in trying out new foods and meeting new people in a casual and personal social atmosphere?

Carl LaFlamme, founder and CEO of, sees a marketplace ready to embrace a new approach to dining out and hosting events. …

On Tap: Big Idea Competition, Continuum of Capital & Future You

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

On Tap: Arts and Business, Millennial Entrepreneurs & ProjectEDU

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Purpose with a Blank Slate: 3 Socially-Conscious Innovators That Stand Out

Posted by The TriTex Group

Tritex icon5 minutes. That’s it.

That’s all the time an entrepreneur gets to tell his or her story.

Everything can change in 300 seconds. In the past month, from SXSW in Austin to OneUp the Pitch in Dallas — Tritex has …

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 …

KERNEL LIVE! Showcases Tarrant County Talent

Posted by Suzanne Smith

Fort Worth is known for its being the place “where the West begins,” but now it is also getting quite the reputation for being the place “where social ideas spark.” Last week, the United Way of Tarrant County showcased some …

Trust Issues: UT Dallas Study Examines MMOG Players

Posted by Lance Murray

Who do you trust with your personal information? In an increasingly complex digital world, that’s a big question for people who spend a lot of time on the internet such as players in massively multiplayer online games.

A new study …

Dallas’ VALT Card Finding its Niche

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Clad in jet black and made of stainless steel, it’s called the VALT Card. Think of it as a credit card on steroids.

It’s a swanky new status symbol for the Dallas elite that grants priority reservations at high-end steakhouses, …

Why is the Dallas Skyline Purple?

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

That’s the question many may be asking tonight. But before we get to the purple skyline, we want to tell you what’s been happening at Dallas Innovates since our website launched in December.

As many of you know, Dallas Innovates, …

Doing Good Better

Posted by Tony Fleo

What really moves the needle on social issues? This is the question Social Venture Partners wrestles with on a daily basis. Social Venture Partners Dallas is an organization of venture philanthropists who believe in “doing good better.” Our partners, more …

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 …

The Dallas of My Dreams

Posted by Suzanne Smith


I am a rarity in Dallas—I grew up here. I was born at Medical City and grew up outside of Dallas in the rural outskirts of Rockwall. We lived on 50 acres, …

Social Venture Partners Dallas Hosts bigBANG!

Posted by Bob Wright

As I looked around the dining room, I was struck by how things had changed.

bigBANG!, a day-long event conceived by Social Venture Partners Dallas and produced this year by SVPD and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, had been imagined …