Posts Tagged ‘innovation’

Blackstone LaunchPad Helps Transform Bold Ideas Into Better Businesses

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorWalter Voit is a serial inventor with more ideas than time to execute them. Voit, an associate professor in material science engineering at The University of Texas at Dallas, started his first company a decade ago when he was …

Connecting the Unconnected: Cities and Cars are Getting “Smarter” Every Day

Posted by Ed Christmas

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver SponsorThe connected world has given us smart phones, smart homes, smart buildings, smart TVs, and the emergence of smart cars. Soon these will be components of a “smart city.” After connecting the world with video, voice, and data, the next …

Established Austin Entrepreneur Calls Dallas Home After Joining UTD Faculty

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorOne of the leaders of Austin’s robust tech startup scene has relocated from the Silicon Hills to the Silicon Prairie to join the faculty of UT Dallas as executive director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Steve Guengerich brings …

LaunchPad City Partners With Dallas-Based VC Firm

Posted by Mallory Houser

In an effort to further cultivate North Texas’ innovation community, LaunchPad City announced a partnership recently with venture capitalist firm, Blossom Street Ventures.

This is LaunchPad City‘s fourth business partnership this year, investing in a startup or venture capital …

Surveys: Small Biz Owners
Optimistic, Innovation a Priority

Posted by Kerry Curry

Innovation and optimism are on the rise among small business owners, according to two recent surveys of entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs say they envision a virtual, more automated future, with one in 10 saying they could see their business employing a robot …

Purpose with a Blank Slate: 3 Socially-Conscious Innovators That Stand Out

Posted by The TriTex Group

Tritex icon5 minutes. That’s it.

That’s all the time an entrepreneur gets to tell his or her story.

Everything can change in 300 seconds. In the past month, from SXSW in Austin to OneUp the Pitch in Dallas — Tritex has …

Group Bringing Focus on Tech, Innovation in Tarrant County

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A rising tide lifts all boats.

The phrase commonly spoke by President John F. Kennedy is the guiding mantra for the Rising Tide Initiative, which hopes to showcase the technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship going on throughout Tarrant County. The …

Startup Internship Fair:
A Matchmaker for UTD Students

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorStartups: Off the charts on ideas and experience; needing talent to implement awesome visions.

College students: Off the charts on skills and abilities; seeking experience to prepare them for a future career.

Put them together in one room: Matches made

UTD: Junior High Girls Head to College to Tackle Innovation, Information Technology

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

Two events this spring will give junior high school girls hands-on experience in careers that await them.

These events, both on The University of Texas at Dallas campus, are reaching girls well before most of them have begun to think …

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. …