Posts Tagged ‘startup’

Medical VR Startup Takes First at UTD Big Idea Competition

Posted by Heather Noel

From giving attraction maps the augmented reality treatment via a mobile app to an unmanned aerial system capable of monitoring air quality, University of Texas at Dallas students offered a variety in Thursday’s Big Idea Competition final.

But, it was …

Guy Kawasaki’s 10 Tips on ‘The Art of Innovation’

Posted by Heather Noel

Guy Kawasaki, a former Apple executive and current chief evangelist at the free graphic-design tool website Canva, gave a keynote speech about the art of innovation and also served on the judging panel of the 2017 Big Idea Competition at

Small Business Optimism on the Rise, With Women Entrepreneurs Leading the Way

Posted by Tiffany Cason

Serial entrepreneur Tiffany Ricks, founder and CEO of a custom-software development startup in Richardson, knows how important optimism is for building and sustaining business momentum.

A year ago, she was bootstrapping Hacware—her mobile app and website development firm – …

Startup Champion & Tech Visionary Speaking at UT Dallas

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorEven for those who have heard the full-throttle, make-it-happen message of Guy Kawasaki, there’s nothing quite like hearing him live. The Silicon Valley visionary, “brand evangelist” for Apple, Mercedes-Benz, and Canva, and venture capitalist who started garage.com, is …

Upventur Names Killian to Lead Latin American Division

Posted by Lance Murray

Denton-based outdoor startup Upventur has named Gabriel Killian to lead the company’s new Central and South American division.

Denton-area entrepreneur, Killian, has been name Director of Business Development in Central and South America.

“It’s really about connecting service providers that …

$699K NSF Grant, Partnerships Will Help Astrapi Soar into Next Phase

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Dallas-based Astrapi Corp., which enhances satellite communications through its proprietary spiral-based modulation technology, is ready to move into the next phase of growth thanks to recent grants, equity raises, and partnerships.

The National Science Foundation awarded Astrapi a Phase II …

Fort Worth Firm Makes Custom Glassboards Industry Standard

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

A Fort Worth company is leading the charge to encourage glassboard use in businesses, agencies, and educational institutions.

Writing on glass isn’t new. Employees in all types of businesses don’t hesitate to jot down information, equations, and thoughts on internal …

Dallas Climbs 12 Spots in Annual Innovation Report

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas has been placed among the top 10 cities in the U.S. that are ready to take on the “next-wave” digital economy, according to a recent research report analyzing the health of startup communities in 25 cities across the nation. 

Motivation to Create Insanely Great Products and Services

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorHave you heard this Guy speak? Guy Kawasaki – have you ever heard him speak?

If you are looking to reignite the entrepreneurial fire in your belly and are struggling to figure out why startups are so difficultall

On Tap: Art House Dallas Anniversary, Retailing Summit & Friday Night Salon

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 …