From left: Ezi Negus, Okigwe Creations; Greer Christian, PureNRG Cycle; Awah Chai, Offworld Coffee; Kimberly Matthews, Holy Rollie Pastry Shop; and moderator Tarsha Hearns, The DEC Network. [Photo: The DEC Network]

Meet Four North Texas Entrepreneurs Who Navigated to Success With SBA’s Community Pilot Program

by | Aug 9, 2023
At the recent Entrepreneur Showcase in Dallas, four emerging startups were spotlighted alongside Biden Cabinet Member Isabella Casillas Guzman, who leads the Small Business Administration, and Mark Madrid, the driving force behind SBA's Office of Entrepreneurial Development. “I feel like I’ve just been to a TED talk with these entrepreneurs' words of wisdom,” Madrid said at the event powered by Dallas College and The DEC Network.
My Startup Story: Soulgood Serves Up Vegan Food With a Purpose
by | Oct 24, 2019
Soulgood got its start as the "first vegan food truck in Dallas" at the Farmers Market a few years ago. Since, founder Cynthia Nevels has expanded into a catering business that's allowed her to leave her day job to serve global celebrities like Billie Eilish.