Posts Tagged ‘The Dallas Entrepreneur Center’

Local Startup Evangelist Named Addison TreeHouse Director

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center has named North Texas startup evangelist Nancy Hong as the new director of the Addison TreeHouse.

The hire comes just a month after The DEC named Alyce Alston as its new CEO, replacing co-founder Trey …

Rise of the Rest to Launch Real Estate Initiative

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

North Texas joined the Rise of the Rest community this May when the traveling entrepreneurship tour from Steve Case’s Revolution fund rolled through Dallas, and this week that community has gained new support for real estate investments that could

CEO Insider Video Podcast
Hosted by Trey Bowles

Posted by Dallas Innovates

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center’s CEO Insider, hosted by Trey Bowles, is a video interview/podcast series highlighting Dallas-Fort Worth emerging CEOs in an interesting way. Find the latest episodes here at www.DallasInnovates.com/ceoinsider.


Trey Bowles interviews Glen Collins of Switch for the first edition of CEO Insider, a video podcast.EPISODE 1
GLEN COLLINS, SWITCH CREATIVE
In the inaugural …

CEO Insider: Hear From Social Good Mover Glen Collins on Being an Entrepreneur

Posted by Trey Bowles

As a part of The Dallas Entrepreneur Center’s CEO Insider series, we have put together the first episode of a video interview/podcast to give the ability to interact with our emerging CEOs in an interesting way.  

In this episode, you …

The DEC to Welcome Entrepreneurial ‘Rock Star’ Alyce Alston as CEO

Posted by Heather Noel

Alyce Alston has always brought a pioneering spirit to her work whether it was launching O, The Oprah Magazine, or De Beers Jewellers, the first new luxury diamond retailer in decades.

As the newly named CEO of The Dallas …

Capital Factory Officially Moves into its First Dallas Space

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The Dallas startup scene has a new hub as Capital Factory has moved into its first Dallas location on Oak Lawn Avenue. 

Capital Factory, which bills itself as the center of gravity for the Austin startup scene, wants to mimic …

Here are 5 Essential Elements ‘Mompreneurs’ Need for Success

Posted by Trey Bowles

More than 130 women descended upon downtown Dallas to the Dallas Entrepreneur Center for the first-ever Mompreneur Brunch and Learn last week.

The event was a part of a multi-year series called #WEDallas, which is dedicated to creating programming that …

Dallas’ Step Stool Chef to Introduce Kid-friendly Meal Kits

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A Dallas mom and her son are developing a new meal kit solution that will teach children basic culinary skills while building confidence and independence.

Toria Frederick and her son Julian originally co-founded The Step Stool Chef as a website

Steve Case at Rise of the Rest in Dallas: Investors Should Focus on Why it Will Work

Posted by Heather Noel

When Steve Case helped found internet startup America Online (AOL) in 1985, about 3 percent of people were using the internet.

“We talked about the idea of the internet connecting the world; nobody believed us,” Case told a group at …

Trey Bowles to Step Down as Leader of The DEC

Posted by Heather Noel

After five years of building a nonprofit to provide education, mentorship, and community support for North Texas entrepreneurs, Trey Bowles is pulling back from its day-to-day operation.

On Thursday morning, the serial entrepreneur announced plans to step down from his …

Chicago VC Fund Deepening Its Roots in Dallas, Planning First Texas Investment

Posted by Heather Noel

Chicago-based Founder Equity, known for its fee-free model for early-stage investing, has officially expanded its venture capital fund to Dallas.

The move has been years in the making, said Founder Equity partner Joe Dwyer.

“We’ve purposely structured our fund so

New Event Series Looks to Align Dallas’ Trendsetting Creatives

Posted by Katie Kelton

Dallas is full of creatives who are challenging the established norms, but working in their respective fields, they may not ever come across each other. 

That notion is what led Devin Edwards to launch Trend, a new event series …

On Tap: Trend, BrainHealth Lecture & LinkedIn Local

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

ShearShare Snags Win in Capital Factory Diversity Challenge

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell won $100,000 in the Dallas Diversity & Inclusion Investment Challenge Tuesday evening, clearing the way for the McKinney startup to grow its team.

The challenge was put on by Capital Factory in partnership with …

South Dallas Project With Toyota, New Smart Tech in West End on Tap for DIA in 2018

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

smart citiesToyota’s philanthropic arm will shift its focus to mobility issues in south Dallas as the next phase of Dallas Innovation Alliance’s smart cities initiative begins.

The car company, which just opened its North American headquarters in Plano last year, is …

How to Network: Navigating the DFW Innovation Community

Posted by Chirag Gupta

North Texas is a vast hub of entrepreneurs, thinkers, and innovators — one that might seem a little daunting to dive into at first glance.

But in reality, it’s a friendly playground with people who genuinely want to help others …

CEO Insider: A Chat With Ben Lamm On Driving Success

Posted by Trey Bowles

This is a part of a new series from The Dallas Entrepreneur Center set to interview and understand what drives the success of some of the most inspiring and amazing emerging entrepreneurs in Dallas-Fort Worth. The first interview was with

On Tap: Frisco Fiscal Hackathon, Branding Through Storytelling & Blockchain Expert Talk

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Dallas Startup Week Expanding Beyond Downtown Dallas in 4th Year

Posted by Heather Noel

Organizers of Dallas Startup Week are planning to expand the event series beyond downtown in 2018.

The free, five-day celebration of all things startup is geared toward bringing area entrepreneurs and local leaders together for educational workshops and discussions around …

Southern Dallas Pop-up Market Features Local Entrepreneurs

Posted by Heather Noel

Red Bird Entrepreneur Center may not be open yet, but that doesn’t mean its leaders can’t offer programming and begin engaging the surrounding neighborhoods.

“We don’t have to have a physical location to start serving entrepreneurs in the community,” said …