Posts Tagged ‘Texas Christian University’

Discovery: Sway, TCU Partner on Sports Performance Research & UTA Gets $3.3M for Heart Study

Posted by Lance Murray

SWAY MEDICAL, TCU SPORT SCIENCE CENTER PARTNER ON RESEARCH

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchSway Medical and Texas Christian University’s new Sport Science Center have agreed to a multiyear partnership that will support research at the center.

Sway will provide a three-year financial commitment to …

Student Wins $10K, Title of ‘Best Student Entrepreneur in the U.S.’

Posted by Maggie Barton

Editor’s Note: Maggie Barton’s SPURstartup has previously partnered with the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.

The Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards, hosted by Entrepreneurs’ Organization, is a worldwide student startup competition.

On Feb. 9, 26 top students from around the country — …

Research+Development:
Ones to Watch

Posted by Jeff Bounds

Research and development play a starring role in the innovation landscape. Here are five folks hard at work helping to take Dallas-Fort Worth—and beyond—into the future.


Thomas Bamonte
Senior program manager, automated vehicles, North Central Texas Council of Governments’ transportation

Breakthroughs:
High-Minded Discoveries

Posted by Jeff Bounds

When an old high school football injury started nagging, Ted Price created an ointment to rub on his aching Achilles tendon.

Using natural ingredients found in wintergreen plants and grape leaves, the concoction eased his chronic pain in a new …

TCU Senior’s Startup Offering Tech Repair On Demand

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Texas Christian University senior Daniel Castenada wants to cut down long wait times that have become the norm for some tech repair shops. 

Through his startup FlyFix, he offers on-demand tech repairs and is a self-described “Uber” of phone repairs, …

UNIBEES App Planning Rapid Expansion in 2018, Venturing Beyond a Freebie Finder

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

An app that helps college students find free food and events on campus has 12,000 users at some of the state’s biggest universities and could launch nationwide next year.

UNIBEES founders Abinav Varma Kalidindi and Chandra Kiran Achanta started the …

TCU Junior Moving On To Nationals of Global Student Entrepreneur Awards

Posted by Maggie Barton

Editor’s Note: Maggie Barton’s SPURstartup has previously partnered with the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.

Last Tuesday, Entrepreneurs’ Organization in Fort Worth hosted its annual Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.

GSEA as a world-wide student startup competition. Students move up the ranks …

Future of Health Care: Life Science Leaders Outline What Lies Ahead for Industry at iC3 Summit

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Finding the next big medical innovation can be a daunting, Herculean journey fraught with years of pitfalls and patience before finally reaching the market.

Compared to a tech startup, which requires a computer, coding, an internet connection, and a lot …

On Demand Car Care: Service With the Push of a Button

Posted by Lance Murray

Does your car need servicing, but you don’t have the time to get it done?

A new Fort Worth startup, On Demand Car Care, is offering a concierge service for car cleaning, oil and filter changes, state inspections, and dealership …

TCU Grad Launches Two Startups Post Graduation

Posted by Sabrina Scott

Austin Patry plans to change the way we valet our cars and how we eat fast food.

Since graduating from Texas Christian University in May, Patry has launched two businesses — a valet app and a food truck.

At TCU, …