Posts Tagged ‘venture capital’

Dallas Business Leaders Run VC Firm Backing Israeli Startups

Posted by Lance Murray

Startups in Israel are looking to an investment firm with a Dallas connection to back their companies.

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Sheldon Stein

Gefen Capital Investments LLP is a unique U.S.-Israeli investment group led by general partner Sheldon Stein of Dallas, who is also …

New VC Firm JF2 Makes Selery Fulfillment Its First Investment

Posted by Lance Murray

Aaron Pierce, managing director of JF2

JF2 Capital Partners, a new Dallas-based family office venture capital firm, announced that it has made its first deal, placing a substantial investment in Farmers Branch-based startup Selery Fulfillment.

The investment by JF2 comes …

Startup Champion & Tech Visionary Speaking at UT Dallas

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorEven for those who have heard the full-throttle, make-it-happen message of Guy Kawasaki, there’s nothing quite like hearing him live. The Silicon Valley visionary, “brand evangelist” for Apple, Mercedes-Benz, and Canva, and venture capitalist who started garage.com, is …

Motivation to Create Insanely Great Products and Services

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorHave you heard this Guy speak? Guy Kawasaki – have you ever heard him speak?

If you are looking to reignite the entrepreneurial fire in your belly and are struggling to figure out why startups are so difficultall

MarketScout Starts $25M Fund For InsurTech Ventures

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Dallas-based MarketScout is looking to give a boost to insurance-focused tech startups with a new venture fund. 

The insurance distribution and underwriting company runs the MarketScout Exchange and more than 40 other online and traditional underwriting and distribution venues, according …

TechFW to Honor 4 Emerging Tech Companies at TCU

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Four up-and-coming companies will be recognized for their technological impact potential during the upcoming TechFW IMPACT Awards Luncheon at Texas Christian University. 

The Oct. 17 event also will celebrate participants and graduates of TechFW programs along with the portfolio companies …

Entrepreneurial Development Series: Six Seminars Offer Best-Practice Tips — and Facetime

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorInformation is the best offense when entering the competitive entrepreneurial field. And the very best information is research-based cutting-edge knowledge, putting innovators at the head of the pack when tackling issues such as venture capital, marketing, and distribution.

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Unfiltered Entrepreneurship: CometX Startup Coach Talks Grit, Hustle, and Sweet Success

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorSometimes, the benefits of being a university student far outweigh the actual cost of attending college. Take Comet Accelerator — an experiential program that pulls student teams from The University of Texas at Dallas and throws them into a 10-week …

DI People: Polsinelli Names VC Practice Co-Chairs; 25 Women in Tech Honorees

Posted by Lance Murray

A roundup of who’s on the move or being recognized among Dallas Innovators.


Adam Hull and Rick Jordan have been added as the new co-chairs of the nationwide Venture Capital and Emerging Growth Companies practice group at the national law

Dallas VC Opportunities Remain Even as National Investing Declines

Posted by Lance Murray

Venture capital investing in Dallas remains strong, despite a lag nationally in VC spending from record levels in recent years, the Dallas Business Journal reports. 

The DBJ said that VC investors in Dallas participated in slightly more than $633 million …