Posts Tagged ‘Trey Bowles’

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 …

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 …

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

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

The Hottest Pockets of Innovation
in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Danielle Abril

Writer Danielle Abril connected with four of the top minds in the DFW innovation arena, and each offered their thoughts on where innovation is happening now—and where it likely will flourish in the future. Also, we present six organizations that

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 …

How the C1 Innovation Lab Landed in Dallas’ West End

Posted by Dave Moore

Sometimes, the answer to a riddle materializes before your eyes.

Such was the case with Dr. Dan McCoy, who, along with his colleagues at Blue Cross and Blue Shield, had been wrestling for years with the challenges of reducing …

Dallas Climbs 12 Spots in Annual Innovation Report

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas has been placed among the top 10 cities in the U.S. that are ready to take on the “next-wave” digital economy, according to a recent research report analyzing the health of startup communities in 25 cities across the nation. 

Tech Titans Celebrates Winners of Annual Tech Impact Awards

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Tech Titans Innovator AwardsCutting edge technology from corporations, nonprofits, schools, and startups took on larger than life status at the Tech Titans Awards Gala Friday at the Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel.

Tech Titans, a North Texas technology trade association, recognizes …

DEC, Capital Factory: Leaders Say Partnership is Just the Beginning

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Dallas startups now have direct access to Capital Factory’s startup accelerator, mentorship network, and other benefits through a special partnership with The Dallas Entrepreneur Center.

Austin-based Capital Factory will start offering expanded services to DEC members and the chance to …

Dallas Startup Week 2017:
Day 5 Roundup

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

It’s a wrap!  

We’re glad we had a chance to meet many of you this week and share in the excitement of all things ‘Startup Week.’

The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas hosted the OneUp the Pitch event at The

Photo Gallery: 4th Annual State of Entrepreneurship

Posted by Dallas Innovates
 

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center hosted the 4th Annual State of Entrepreneurship event to bring together local and national business leaders and celebrate the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem on Wednesday night at The Bomb Factory.

Dallas Innovates has a photo recap of …

Interactive Maps Showcase
North Texas Innovation

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

An interactive map highlighting all things innovative in the North Texas region was introduced by Trey Bowles, CEO and co-founder of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center during the 4th Annual State of Entrepreneurship event.

Wednesday evening’s announcement was made at the …

Dallas Takes Step Closer in Becoming ‘Smart City’

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

smart citiesTwo new 55-inch touchscreens and other smart features unveiled in the West End represent a large leap forward for Dallas’ Smart Cities initiative.

The screens, which are part of the Dallas Innovation Alliance’s Smart Cities Living Lab, display points of …

Panel Tackles Entrepreneurship
at Festival of Ideas Forum

Posted by Lance Murray


A panel of leading entrepreneurs
from the Dallas-Fort Worth area will address issues facing the entrepreneurial community Tuesday at the Entrepreneurial City Community Forum.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, 311 N. Market St. …

1st ‘Engage Dallas’ Summit to Tackle City’s Issues

Posted by Dave Montgomery

The Mayor’s Star Council created about six years ago by Mayor Mike Rawlings and Trey Bowles, co-founder of The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, will hold its first citywide leadership summit next month to engage emerging leaders in a day of discussions