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SMU Cox Caruth Institute of Entrepreneurship Releases Alphabetical Dallas 100 List

by | Oct 7, 2022
CEOs of the 100 fastest-growing privately held companies in the Dallas region joined the SMU Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship for the kickoff of its annual celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit on Thursday. 

Now the countdown begins for the institute's Nov. 2 reveal of which one is THE fastest-growing privately held company in Dallas-Fort Worth. Here are the contenders.
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See What’s on Tap for Dallas Startup Week’s Disrupt Dallas Summit
by | Jul 20, 2022
The Disrupt Dallas summit will highlight "champions who are disrupting the entrepreneurial ecosystem and talent pipeline,” says The DEC Network. The summit on August 8—part of Dallas Startup Week's multi-day event—offers education and programming from local entrepreneurs of color on how to help support and grow a business. Dear Fathers, a media platform for Black fatherhood, was co-founded by Jesse Alex and Lamar Johnson Jr., who "turned their pain of not having real father experiences growing up" into a positive mission. [Image: Dear Fathers] Dear Fathers is a platform “dedicated to telling stories of black fathers from all angles while also empowering our community with tangible resources that inspire, heal, and strengthen the Black man.” Odell Beckham, Sr. Lamar Quinn Dessie Brown, Jr. LaDarius Campbell
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Navigating a Prolonged COVID-19: 6 Tips For Your Small Business to Survive a Masked Economy
by | Oct 28, 2020
COVID-19 cases have continued to rise, causing many to suggest that another shutdown is looming. Small businesses should be preparing for how to survive—and thrive—if that's the case, experts say. Here's six tips from Dallas-based Vista Bank on what small business owners can start doing, which includes information on a potential new PPP program and new guidelines for PPP forgiveness.
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How Vista Bank and the Main Street Lending Program Help Small Businesses Recover From COVID-19
by | Jul 29, 2020
John Steinmetz, CEO of the Dallas-based community bank, wants businesses to know there's an alternative to the PPP. Main Street Lending Program loans range from $250,000 to $300 million and are meant to help businesses that were profitable pre-COVID survive.
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