Techstars

Techstars’ Demo Day Brings Health Tech Pioneers to Historic Fort Worth Stockyards

10 startups will make history themselves as part of the world’s first physical health accelerator. Techstars Demo Day is the culmination of Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth Accelerator. It signifies more than a year of planning and a lifetime of dreaming, innovating, and disrupting industries for the 10 startups.
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Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2023, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO
by | Nov 3, 2022
Now in its fourth year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors 68 disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for innovation in North Texas. Finalists will be recognized in the January/February issue of D CEO magazine and online at DallasInnovates.com. Winners will be revealed at an exclusive awards event in January.
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Gamified Exercise, Medical Devices, and More: 10 Startups Bring Their Ideas to Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth Accelerator
by | Sep 15, 2022
The inaugural Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth Accelerator is kicking off with 10 startups who come from all over the map—from Dallas to cities across the U.S. as well as Canada, Switzerland, and Germany. They'll be taking up residence in Fort Worth for an "intensive" 13-week mentorship program that makes each eligible for $120,000 in seed funding from the UNT Health Science Center and Goff Capital. “We believe that Fort Worth can become the physical health innovation capital of the world, and this is an incredible next step to making that vision a reality,” says Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams, president of UNT HSC.
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DSW Dispatches: Startup Mentor Helps Founders Craft Their Pitch
by | Aug 9, 2022
“Remember, we're just one pitch away from changing the world,” says Wen Zhang. “It's our job as a founder, as a co-founder to show people the world that we are seeing.”

The founder and CEO of the INNW Institute helps leaders hone their pitches when approaching venture capitalists and other investors
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The Techstar team briefed the Fort Worth City Council on the new accelerator program Tuesday. [Courtesy photo]

Techstars’ Fort Worth Program Puts Out Last Call for Applicants Ahead of Fall Accelerator

by | May 3, 2022
The Techstars Physical Health accelerator has an application deadline of May 11 for its 13-week program this fall, where 10 companies will be eligible to receive up to $120,000 in seed funding capital from the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and Goff Capital, in addition to mentorship and programming.
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Dallas Founder Raises $2.3M to Protect Companies From Their Biggest Cybersecurity Threat: Their Own Employees
by | Apr 20, 2022
Launched in 2019 by founder and CEO Tiffany Ricks, HacWare helps train employees to prevent themselves from being the target of an attack.

HacWare's technology integrates with a company's Google Workspace or Office 365 software, sending out simulated attacks to help the business understand the risks in its system—and which individual employees may be more likely to engage with a phishing attempt.
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State of Entrepreneurship 2022: More Than $2 Billion Invested in North Texas Entrepreneurs Last Year
by | Mar 14, 2022
It's the second year in a row to surpass $1 billion, said Trey Bowles at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center's annual State of Entrepreneurship event.
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Local Innovators Take Home Awards at Dallas’ State of Entrepreneurship 2022 Event
by | Mar 14, 2022

At the Dallas Entrepreneur Center’s State of Entrepreneurship event last week, individual innovators and local startups were recognized for their accomplishments over the past year. And, according to the numbers, there was a lot to celebrate....

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Techstars Seeks Physical Therapy-Focused Startups for Its First North Texas Cohort in Fort Worth

by | Feb 25, 2022
Applications opened to startups everywhere on Tuesday.
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The Techstar team briefed the Fort Worth City Council on the new accelerator program Tuesday. [Courtesy photo]
Public-Private Partners Bring Global Investment Platform Techstars to Fort Worth, Name Managing Director
by | Feb 22, 2022
Trey Bowles, a longtime startup champion in DFW, will helm Fort Worth's Techstars physical therapy-focused accelerator.  "It's a big win for the region," Bowles says. "Customers and capital are the things that help startups grow." 

Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth is the first accelerator for Techstars in North Texas—and the "first true accelerator in Fort Worth," says HSC's Cameron Cushman, a key player in attracting the program.
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Dallas Fintech Gig Wage Raises $7.5M Series A Led by its New Infrastructure Bank Partner Green Dot
by | Oct 27, 2020
Gig Wage and Green Dot want to bring modern banking to the gig economy. In leveraging Green Dot's Banking as a Service technology, Gig Wage will be able to design and deploy its own customized banking and money movement solutions, as well as its own debit card.
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Launch Your Idea in 54 Hours at Techstars Startup Weekend Fort Worth
by | Mar 4, 2020
Techstars Startup Weekend Fort Worth is back March 27-29, this year in Arlington.
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Cooklist

Dallas Entrepreneurs Launch Cooking App, Enter Techstars Retail Program With Target

by | Jul 18, 2018
Cooklist, a new app launched this week allowing users to see recipes they can cook with the food in their home, has already caught the attention of the global seed accelerator Techstars, which is aligned with Target.
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Randy Pitchford
Dallas Startup Week 2018: Day 5 Roundup
Friday morning's Startup Week activities led off with a women's networking breakfast and a Creative Mornings event. Then, sessions have covered equity in real estate, corporate innovation, fundraising, and the future of philanthropy.
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David Matthews and Gina Puente
Dallas Startup Week 2018: Day 4 Roundup
Thursday led off with a session delving into blockchain's use in health care and events giving tips in SEO, influencer marketing, and legal issues. RevTech also hosted its signature Tech Trends in Retail event.
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Dallas Startup Week
Dallas Startup Week 2018: Day 3 Roundup
Wednesday's panels have tackled disruptive technologies such as blockchain, the corporate-startup relationship, and more.
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