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Co-Founders Behind Fort Worth’s Rollin’ n Bowlin’ Launch Snacking Brand realsy to ‘Disrupt’ the Industry

by | Nov 1, 2022
Co-Founders Sophia Karbowski and Austin Patry launched Rollin' n Bowlin' as a food truck offering healthy smoothie and açaí bowls at TCU in Fort Worth. Now it's grown to brick-and-mortar locations at multiple U.S. universities and products on store shelves, leading to its latest new CPG brand launch: realsy nut butter-filled dates. “We're so excited to disrupt the better-for-you snacking industry with an actually good-for-you snack,” Karbowski wrote on LinkedIn.
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The Last Word: TCU Chancellor Victor Boschini Jr. on Ringing the NYSE Closing Bell Today
TCU's 150th anniversary kicks off January 23, 2023, but the university isn't waiting to ring out in celebration. Today Boschini—joined by Neeley School of Business Dean Daniel Pullin, and other TCU leaders, students, and alumni—rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.
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Horned Frog Investment Network Aims to Boost Deal Flow in Fort Worth and Beyond
by | Jul 12, 2022
The Horned Frog Investment Network—which launched earlier this year through TCU's Neeley School of Business—aims to fund startups across the country and lift up Fort Worth's entire venture funding ecosystem.
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Gov. Abbott Taps Two Local Leaders to Help Bring New Businesses, Jobs to Texas
Arun Agarwal, CEO of Dallas home textile company Nextt, and Katie Farmer, president and CEO of Fort Worth-based railway giant BNSF, have been named to the Texas Economic Development Corporation’s board of directors. Along with seven other Texas execs tapped by Governor Abbott, they will market Texas across the U.S. and abroad as a place to relocate a business and create new jobs.
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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.

Last year, the region saw more than $2 billion in funding go to more than 90 seed- and early-stage entrepreneurs in North Texas—nearly double the amount in 2020....

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DI People: Techstars, Critical Start, VolunteerNow, Corganics, and More Make Moves
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from the Richardson Chamber, PICKUP, BPS Technology, the Frontiers of Flight Museum, UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, and Giving DNA. Plus, Governor Abbott appoints three North Texans to the Governor's Commission for Women.
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Rollin’ n Bowlin Co-Founders Sophia Karbowski and Austin Patry
Dallas-Based Health Food Brand Rollin’ n Bowlin’ Launches Grant Program for College Entrepreneurs
by | Aug 18, 2021
TCU alums Sophia Karbowski and Austin Patry opened their own healthy food truck on TCU's campus. Now, the business that became smoothie and açaí brand Rollin’ n Bowlin’ is paying it forward with a mentorship and grant program designed to boost student founders.

Meet the three picks for the first cohort for "Bowls n Goals."
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DI People: Dave & Buster’s, Cyber Group, and SOLiD Announce Leadership Moves
by | Feb 25, 2020
In this weekly roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies and organizations in North Texas, you’ll also find news from LandDesign, Texas Instruments, Kimberly-Clark, Mr. Cooper, Texas Christian University, and Reed Smith.
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Winners Take Home $100K in Cash Prizes From TCU’s Socially Conscious Business Competition

by | Apr 9, 2019
The event pitted the teams in a two-day competition that produced nine winners, two special place awards, and six awards for the Elevator Pitch.
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3 DFW Universities will Vie for $100K in TCU’s Values and Ventures Competition
by | Apr 3, 2019
Teams from 56 universities from around the globe will pitch conscious capitalism ventures that make a profit while solving a problem.
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Noted Ballerina Debra Austin to Visit TCU for 5-Day Residency
by | Mar 15, 2019
The renowned dancer will lead students, faculty, and community members through a curated program of master classes, community events, and a special free Q&A.
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TCU and UNTHSC’s Fort Worth Medical School Rethinks Healthcare Education
by | Feb 26, 2019
An inaugural class of 60 students will kick off this summer at the medical school, which emphasizes efficiency, holistic learning, and immersion training in real clinical settings.
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Nonprofit Collaborative Working to Nurture DFW Biosciences Industry

by | Aug 21, 2018
The Medical Innovation Collaborative is connecting scaling bioscience companies to university researchers, funding, lab space, and corporations.
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Omnitracs AI
Discovery: Caching In to Speed up Data Access; Prof Studies Cochlear Implants & Literacy
by | Aug 10, 2018
Also, UT Southwestern makes discoveries in pediatric kidney cancer. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas aimed at making our lives better.
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Discovery: New Tool Helps Assess Heart Attack Risk, Young TCU Geniuses Busting Myths
by | Aug 3, 2018
Also, UT Dallas honors two professors for their research mentoring prowess. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas aimed at making our lives better.
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Startup Crawl
Get Plugged into Fort Worth’s Entrepreneurial Community in its First Startup Crawl
by | May 25, 2018
Startup Crawl FW will give attendees a look at coworking spaces, universities, entrepreneurial centers, and startups that are working to foster innovation in Fort Worth — all in one night.
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