Posts Tagged ‘3 things’

WalletHub: Texas Ranks Among Most Innovative States

Posted by Kerry Curry

Texas is the 15th most-innovative state, according to a WalletHub ranking of innovation that compares all the states and the District of Columbia.

WalletHub, a personal finance website, said its analysts compared the 50 states and D.C. …

Dallas Startup Selected For NYC Project Entrepreneur Intensive

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas-based ParkIT has made the list of 12 companies pitching during next month’s Project Entrepreneur Intensive in New York City. 

The April 7-8 program from Rent the Runway Foundation and UBS Elevating Entrepreneurs brings together 200 female-founded startups for networking …

Toyota Gets License to Use Microsoft Connected Car Tech

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Toyota now has direct access to all of Microsoft’s connected car technology and patents, giving the Japanese automaker a head start on new features such as artificial intelligence, voice recognition, and gesture control. 

This marks Microsoft’s most extensive intellectual property

Social Entrepreneurs Vie for $100K in ‘Shark Tank’ event ‘With a Heart’

Posted by Heather Noel

Five social entrepreneurs will be competing in a Shark Tank-style pitch contest April 6 at The Bomb Factory in Dallas. 

During “OneUp the Pitch,” social entrepreneurs will present their solutions to community issues in front of five …

Deborah Paris of Fort Worth’s StraCon Services Named State’s Small Biz Person of the Year

Posted by Heather Noel

A Fort Worth small business owner has received top honors from the U.S. Small Business Administration as the Texas Small Business Person of the Year.

StraCon Services

Deborah Paris

Deborah Paris, president and manager of StraCon Services Group LLC, will travel …

Paul Quinn Earns U.S. Work College Designation

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas’ Paul Quinn College has added a couple of firsts to its resume by being the first urban and first historically black college in the nation to be named a Work College by the U.S. Department of Education.

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KidZania to Open “Mini-City” Theme Park at Stonebriar

Posted by Julia Falcon

The Mexico-based KidZania chain is planning to open its first U.S. location next year in a custom-built 80,000-square-foot location just outside Stonebriar Centre in Frisco.

KidZania is an experiential indoor theme park set up to resemble a mini-city where kids …

Dallas Startup Disrupting
Real Estate Lands $2.3M

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas-based Door is on a growth spurt. 

The real estate startup, which charges homeowners a flat rate of $5,000 rather than the standard 6 percent commission fee collected by other brokers, recently closed a $2.3 million funding round, according …

National Videogame Museum to Celebrate 1st Birthday

Posted by Julia Falcon

The National Videogame Museum turning 1 in April, and it will be hosting a weekend full of events to celebrate. 

Admission is free on April 1 and 2, and activities will include gaming tournaments, photo opportunities with cosplay characters, and …

Inaugural Arts Award at UTD Backed by Philanthropist Margaret McDermott

Posted by Heather Noel

The University of Texas at Dallas will announce the recipient of an inaugural arts award next month. 

The Richard Brettell Award in the Arts will recognize an artist for lifetime contributions in their respective field. Every other year, artists …