Posts Tagged ‘DEC’

Dallas Hackathon Highlights Local Coders’ Creativity, Problem-Solving Skills

Posted by Dave Moore

More than 150 programmers, coders, and robotics enthusiasts crammed the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) over the weekend to compete for the mantle of Dallas’ best developer at the AT&T IoT Hackathon, and for the chance to compete in Las Vegas …

DisruptCRE: Tech in Real Estate is Changing Fast

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

From apartments to office towers, the real estate industry remains the last frontier for tech disruption.

But that’s changing fast.

Startups from North Texas and beyond gathered at the DisruptCRE conference Thursday on the 70th floor of the …

Dallas Ranks No. 8 Across Nation for Startup Cities

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

RECENT RANKINGS GIVE MENTION TO AREA CITIES


The North Texas startup scene got some national recognition from both CNBC and Entrepreneur Magazine recently. 

CNBC looked at the top 20 best metropolitan areas to found a startup. Dallas placed eighth on

DEC has $130M Impact on DFW, Report Shows

Posted by Lance Murray

IF COUNTED AS ONE BUSINESS, THE IMPACT WOULD MAKE THE DALLAS ENTREPRENEUR CENTER A TOP-200 DALLAS-FORT WORTH COMPANY


The Dallas Entrepreneur Center has a $130 million annual impact on Dallas-Fort Worth, according to figures released Wednesday evening in The DEC …

Lender Commits $5 Million to DFW Small Businesses

Posted by Amanda Hayes

THE LAUNCH BY AUSTIN-BASED LENDER ABLE IS MONDAY NIGHT AT THE DEC


Able Lending Inc., a national low-cost alternative lender to small businesses, announced on Monday a $5 million commitment to an estimated 20 small businesses in Dallas-Fort Worth.

It …

Editor’s Picks: Calendar for May 26 – June 2

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

We know you’re busy, so we’ve pulled together some events that will keep you on the forefront of innovation in Dallas-Fort Worth. Here’s what’s on our radar this week:


THURSDAY, MAY 26

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS HAPPY HOUR — 6 to 8 …

DEC, Uber to Pair Startups, Venture Capitalists for Pitch on Wheels

Posted by Lance Murray

Uber and Dallas Entrepreneur Center will bring entrepreneurs and venture capitalists together for a pitch on wheels from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday through the streets of Dallas.

“As a hub for entrepreneurial activity, The DEC is thrilled to …

Will Computers Replace Programmers?

Posted by Romelia Flores

It is February 14, 2011, and I’m at the Dallas Magnolia Theater with clients anxiously watching IBM’s Watson computer playing Jeopardy against the game’s all-time leading human champions. The audience is filled with amazement and skepticism. We’re all wondering, “Will …

Startup: State of Innovation in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Patrick Kobler

Welcome to the content hub for startup news and commentary, featuring topics that range from small businesses and growth-stage business to entrepreneurs and investors. Here’s an overview of where we stand in startup innovation leading into 2016. 

When it comes …

Economic Development and Entrepreneurs Collide at the Addison TreeHouse

Posted by Orlando Campos

treehouse5Not many economic development entities can say their offices are in a TreeHouse, but I can.

My office is surrounded by more than 80 innovative, aspiring entrepreneurs who are working hard to turn their ideas into viable, thriving companies. I …