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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.
The Show Must Go On: Dallas Startup Week 2020 Is Going Virtual
by | Jul 23, 2020
Registration for Dallas Startup Week is now open, which will take place on Aug. 30 through Sept. 3. The sixth annual event looks bigger than ever with three summits, 16 tracks, more than 100 sessions, a new Slack channel, and undoubtedly, some surprises.
CEC Entertainment's Chris Boult
Managing Madness with a Mentor: Meet CEC Entertainment’s Chris Boult
by | May 14, 2020
In this week's edition of 1:1 with The DEC, the CIO of CEC Entertainment, "pays it forward" with advice on how to perfect a pitch, develop ideas that resonate, and focus on the fundamentals of your business.
Managing Madness with a Mentor: Meet Motorola Solutions’ Narasimha Raju Nagubhai
by | May 7, 2020
The DEC Network, a nonprofit supporting the entrepreneur ecosystem in North Texas, is helping small business owners get real with actionable advice from business leaders in a new column, 1:1 with Dallas Entrepreneur Center CEO Bill Chinn.

Job Posted: The Dallas Entrepreneur Center Looks for a New CEO

by | May 31, 2019
With Alyce Alston’s departure to Poo~Pourri's parent company, The DEC is on the hunt for its new public-facing representative to take on strategic and operational responsibility for all locations.
Photo Recap: The Nest Helps Southern Dallas Entrepreneurs ‘Take Flight’
by | Mar 25, 2019
Check out scenes from this weekend at the DEC@Redbird and Comerica Bank's new pitch competition.
Startup Week Returns to Downtown Dallas in Early April
by | Mar 7, 2019
Roughly 10,000 are expected to attend the free, five-day event dedicated to connecting startups, founders, corporate and social innovators, investors, and community leaders.
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Local Startup Evangelist Named Addison TreeHouse Director

by | Jul 18, 2018
Nancy Hong joins the Addison TreeHouse with more than 10 years of experience in the North Texas entrepreneurial ecosystem including key roles at area universities.
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Rise of the Rest to Launch Real Estate Initiative
by | Jul 13, 2018
The initiative will bring a new investment resource for real estate projects in Dallas along with other Rise of the Rest communities aimed to help spur entrepreneurial growth.
The CEO insider video podcast hosted by Trey Bowles
CEO Insider Video Podcast
Hosted by Trey Bowles
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center's new video podcast series highlights emerging CEOs in Dallas-Fort Worth.
Trey Bowles interviews Glen Collins of Switch for the first edition of CEO Insider, a video podcast.
CEO Insider: Hear From Social Good Mover Glen Collins on Being an Entrepreneur
by | Jul 2, 2018
In this inaugural episode of The Dallas Entrepreneur Center's new series, co-founder Trey Bowles talks with Glen Collins of Switch Creative and Good Work, an interactive design studio and web and mobile development company.
Capital Factory

Capital Factory Officially Moves into its First Dallas Space

by | Jun 11, 2018
For Capital Factory, this marks the beginning of a plan to unite entrepreneurs across the state, a plan CEO Joshua Baer calls the Texas Manifesto.
mompreneur Terese Hunwick of Thayer-Carver and Golden Seeds
Here are 5 Essential Elements ‘Mompreneurs’ Need for Success
by | May 29, 2018
The tips were given by female leaders at the first ever Mompreneur Brunch and Learn held recently at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center.
Julian Frederick
Dallas’ Step Stool Chef to Introduce Kid-friendly Meal Kits
by | May 9, 2018
The startup powered by a 10 year old and his mom began as a website to share recipes, but is now pivoting to meal kits with young chefs in mind.
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Steve Case at Rise of the Rest in Dallas: Investors Should Focus on Why it Will Work
by | May 8, 2018
The AOL co-founder's traveling tour, designed to spur more growth in entrepreneurial ecosystems around the nation, made its first 2018 stop in Dallas Monday. Steve Case encouraged attendees to "seize the moment," and get engaged with helping local startups.