Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneur’

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 …

What’s Ahead in Education? How Schools Will Face the Future

Posted by Heather Noel

John Thompson, executive director at Texas Christian University’s Center for Career and Professional Development and Sue Anderson, TCU associate professor in education technology, talk about what lies ahead for education in 2017, including technology’s role in the classroom, challenges of

Axxess: Nurturing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Posted by John Olajide

As a graduate of University of Texas at Dallas, it is always inspiring to return to campus to support the next generation. There has been tremendous growth and evolution since I graduated 12 years ago, but one thing that …

Coffee Shop, Coworking Space in the Works for Fort Worth’s Near Southside

Posted by Heather Noel

The owners of Roots Coffeehouse are bringing a coffee shop and coworking concept to Fort Worth’s Near Southside, according to Fort Worth, Texas magazine

Matt and Janice Townsend’s “ethically-sourced” and community-entrenched craft coffee shop debuted in North Richland Hills …

Former Oak Cliff Wax Paper Plant Transforming Into Entrepreneurial Hub

Posted by Dave Moore


Tyler Station crystalizes everything Dallas developer Monte Anderson stands for: a place where skilled workers and professionals can do what they love, under the same roof.

In that environment, the resulting …

On Tap: Downtown Wanderland, Hour of Code Workshops, and Diversity Entrepreneur Day

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Thursday, Dec. 8

DOWNTOWN WANDERLAND Thursdays through Saturdays until Dec. 17 at different downtown Dallas locations. Downtown Dallas transforms into a holiday “wanderland” with free moving screenings, pop-up shops featuring local startups, live music, children’s activities, photos with Santa, …

Dallas Startup Takes New Approach to Content Management

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Tony Spiro developed websites for years in Uptown Dallas and kept running into the same problems. The projects took too long, he couldn’t meet deadlines and he was losing money.

Like any good entrepreneur, he decided to do something about …

Device Designed to Curb Pitching Injuries Takes Top Prize at Contest

Posted by Heather Noel


Senthil Natarajan knows the effect overuse and repetitive motions can have on the body.

At 14, an arm injury he sustained while pitching kept him from returning to the mound.

“Baseball pitching is an …

On Tap: Pinball School, #BigDGives, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, & an Evening with Macedonian Ambassador

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Editor’s Picks of events for Nov. 24 – Dec. 1.

Thursday, Nov. 24

PRAIRIE LIGHTS  6 to 9 p.m. at Lynn Creek Park, 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway, in Grand Prairie. Drive through a 2-mile path featuring 4 million lights.

UTD Offers 4 Tips for Creating a Good Mentor Relationship

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

Google “get a good mentor” and you’ll find articles with five tips, eight tips, 18 tips –- all sorts of tips -– on developing a meaningful mentor relationship. We’ve done the reading for you and think you can benefit from …