Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneur’

DFW Entrepreneurs Recount Their ‘Aha’ Moments

Posted by Lance Murray

For many entrepreneurs, there is an “aha” moment, that instant of insight or discovery about how to make their ideas a success.

aha moment

Suzy Batiz thought of Poo-Pourri at a family gathering.

Fast Company recently talked with two Dallas-area entrepreneurs about …

The Grove Launches Youth Entrepreneur Workshops

Posted by Julia Batlle

Young entrepreneurs had the chance to make their business idea a reality during The Capacitor, a youth entrepreneur program which took place March 24-26 at The Grove in Dallas. 

The three-day workshop welcomed young entrepreneurs, ages 10-18, to attend …

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 …

WeWork Honoring Entrepreneurs, Artists in ‘Creator Awards’

Posted by Julia Falcon

WeWork is giving out more than $20 million to entrepreneurs, small businesses, growing companies, nonprofits, artists and more as a part of its upcoming Creator Awards.

The New York-based coworking company, which will soon have three spaces in North …

UTD: Getting an MBA May Smooth Path to Success

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

Agility and intelligence are hallmarks of a successful startup. Right behind that are networks and personal drive. So getting an MBA while working at a fevered pitch to launch your next best idea may seem like a lot of superfluous …

NorthPark Microsoft Store Hosts Entrepreneurship Week Events

Posted by Dave Moore

This year, in celebration of National Entrepreneurship Week, Feb. 20-24, every Microsoft Store in North America will host workshops featuring local small business leaders, with the goal of raising awareness about business opportunities and strategies for the next generation …

Life as a Serial Entrepreneur:
The World of Ben Lamm

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Serial entrepreneur Ben Lamm is CEO and co-founder of Conversable, an enterprise conversation platform that utilizes bots to help companies deliver on-demand content, information, and ordering for customers through social media such as Facebook Messenger, Twitter, and other platforms.

Lamm …

Heather Gregory Brings Passion
for Denton, Small Biz to Stoke

Posted by Heather Noel

Architecture major. Event planner. Nonprofit director. Marketing manager. Food cart entrepreneur.

Each title has described Heather Gregory at one point or another, but if she had to choose one role to define herself it would be community organizer. 

As Stoke …

Dallas Entrepreneurs Share Their Insights on Area’s Startup Scene

Posted by Julia Falcon

Entrepreneurs are speaking out about what it’s like to start a business in the Dallas area. 

In a recent Tech.Co article, 14 entrepreneurs gave their thoughts on Dallas’ startup ecosystem. 

Recurring themes included the scene’s cooperative and supportive nature, …

UTD Entrepreneurs Explore Different Ways to Success

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

Many paths lead to a successful startup. Sometimes the idea has been in an entrepreneur’s brain for years; other times it’s taken experience in the work world to realize a need and act on it.

The following people have either …