Dallas-Based TACenergy Names New Director of Supply, Director of Marketing

by | Sep 15, 2023

Dallas-based TACenergy, one of the nation’s largest wholesale fuel sales companies, announced the appointments of two newly created positions supporting company growth plans to extend competitively priced product sales across the nation.

Hazel Helm was named director of supply and Randy Grizzle was named director, sales & marketing, and the company said they will add depth to the senior management team and support to key service areas....

Dallas’ Foundry Brands Is Building a Portfolio of ‘Micro-Tribe’ Direct-to-Consumer Businesses
by | Oct 13, 2022
Launched last year with $100 million in debt-free equity capital, Dallas-based Foundry Brands is an acquisition platform that aims to amass a portfolio of 30 to 50 direct-to-consumer e-commerce brands. It's already acquired eight—most recently the Fort Worth-based men’s grooming product company, Supply. Co-founder Matt Rhodes told Dallas Innovates that Foundry seeks brands who've developed "micro-tribes." “Ultimately, we're looking to be a multibillion-dollar business," Rhodes told us.
Follow the Money: Aims to Put E-Books on the Blockchain with New Funding, Tech Startup Kalpa Aims to Raise $1M, and More
by | Sep 30, 2022
In this week’s North Texas deal flow, you’ll also find news about crowdfunding platform Harvest Return landing $2.5M; Supply’s acquisition by Foundry Brands; Moss Adams acquiring local CPA firm Kurtz & Company P.C.; Tri Global Energy being acquired for $270M by Canada's Enbridge; and more.
Supply, the Fort Worth-Based Men’s Grooming Brand of ‘Shark Tank’ Fame, Acquired by Foundry Brands
by | Sep 29, 2022
Husband-and-wife co-founders Patrick and Jennifer Coddou launched their men's grooming startup Supply out of their spare bedroom, stored products in their garage, and shipped from their laundry room. After raising $256K on Kickstarter and getting a $300K investment on ABC's "Shark Tank," they expanded their business. Now, with the acquisition by Foundry Brands, Patrick is living what he calls the most attainable American Dream: "Have an idea, work your tail off for years, scale it to millions, sell it for millions," he wrote on Twitter.

Fort Worth Razor Startup Gets $300K From ‘Shark Tank’

by | Nov 5, 2019
Longtime 'Sharks' Robert Herjavec and Kevin O’Leary went head-to-head to strike a deal with Supply, a shaving startup that says it has "perfected the classic single blade razor."
Fort Worth Entrepreneur Trades Selling Fighter Jets for Razors at His New Men’s Grooming Startup
by | Oct 13, 2017
Though his job was something most would dream of, his desire to be an entrepreneur led him to start Supply, a men's grooming company based in Fort Worth.