Trey Bowles

Here Are the Winners of The Innovation Awards 2023

by | Jan 17, 2023
Dallas Innovates and D CEO celebrated 68 honorees and revealed the winners of our fourth-annual Innovation Awards at an event held at On the Levee in the Dallas Design District. Here's a full list of winners and finalists.
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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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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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Impact Ventures Raising $20M Dallas Inclusive Capital Fund to Make the Region a Hub for Diverse Entrepreneurs
by | Apr 14, 2022
“Entrepreneurs of color are over-mentored and undercapitalized. While others are saying, ‘Here’s a program or mentorship,’ we’ve been one of the first groups to say, ‘Here’s that, plus capital, to get you there,’” says Benjamin Vann, founder and CEO at Impact Ventures.
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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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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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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 Mayor Names Pinnacle Group CEO Nina Vaca as Dallas’ First Entrepreneur-in-Residence
by | Nov 8, 2021
The city’s inaugural Entrepreneur-in-Residence position was recommended by the Mayor’s Task Force on Innovation and Entrepreneurship to better foster the start-up environment in Dallas. "While Dallas is known as a great place for big business, now we need to show that we are a great place for scalable, sustainable, and high-growth startups as well," Vaca says.
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Mayor Eric Johnson at the State of Entrepreneurship: ‘I Believe That Dallas Needs To Be a City That Leads’
by | May 6, 2021
Here's our rundown of each speaker, award, and Q&A from the Dallas Entrepreneur Center's annual State of Entrepreneurship.
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Your Two Cents: The Dallas Mayor’s Task Force on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Wants Your Feedback
by | Apr 13, 2021
What should the city be doing to attract, retain, and support startups? Share your recommendations and ideas.

But hurry, the Startup Information Survey will close by the end of the week.
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To Common Desk, COVID-19 Wasn’t the Death of Coworking. It Was the Start of Something New

by | Sep 2, 2020
Trey Bowles and Delanie Majors from The DEC Network hosted Founder and CEO of Common Desk Nick Clark to discuss how his company is innovating to help entrepreneurs get back into shared office spaces.
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Revive Dallas Small Business Relief Fund to Provide $5M for Entrepreneurs
by | May 27, 2020
The fund, which already has more than $1 million committed, was initiated by The DEC Network, the Dallas Citizens Council, and the Dallas Regional Chamber in a collaboration with the Communities Foundation and LiftFund. It's expected to provide loans for more than 250 applicants who may receive up to $25,000 in funds.
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Trey Bowles: My 18 Favorite Free Tools to Help You Get Through the Coronavirus Crisis
by | Mar 30, 2020
Here are tools to make remote work easier and more productive. But if you just need to "Chill the Flip Out," Voices columnist Trey Bowles recommends Calm.
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Startups, Listen Up: Dallas Entrepreneurs Trey Bowles and Nick Kennedy Have a New Podcast
by | Mar 25, 2020
The SwitchBacks podcast will share 'The Never Told Stories of Entrepreneurs' to help startups figure out the best steps for survival.
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