Posts Tagged ‘investment’

UNT Student Investment Group Pursues $1M Goal

Posted by Julia Falcon

The University of North Texas has a student group that provides financial education while offering students the opportunity to chase a goal of $1 million worth of investments.

The Student Investment Group at UNT is roughly half way to that …

UTD Seed Fund Makes First Startup Investments

Posted by Heather Noel

The UT Dallas Seed Fund has named local startups ShearShare and Cosmunity as its inaugural investments.

The evergreen fund launched earlier this year within the university’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed to provide capital to startups progressed beyond …

Deep Space Ventures Makes 7th DFW Investment in 12 Months

Posted by Lance Murray

Stephen Hays

Deep Space Ventures Managing Partner Stephen Hays just signed his seventh startup investment deal in Dallas-Fort Worth in past 12 months, investing in Legalinc, a Plano-based legal services company.

In addition to seven DFW deals, Hays’s venture capital …

Investors’ Innovation Expo
Adds Green to Earth Day Texas

Posted by Dave Moore

Those who attend the Earth Day Texas expo April 21-23 in Fair Park might get a glimpse of the future of clean energy and technology.

Earth Day Texas

Skyven’s technology concentrates the sun’s heat for use in manufacturing.

That’s because for the first …

Dallas’ Perot Jain Looking to Double its Investment Portfolio

Posted by Heather Noel

For Dallas venture capital fund Perot Jain the draw for an investment is the entrepreneur rather than the company itself. 

“We are looking for good entrepreneurs. We know that they might have to change and pivot. We will work with …

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.

Jerry Jones Kicks Off Accelerator at The Star in Frisco

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the Jones family are teaming up with Blue Star Sports CEO Rob Wechsler to create a new accelerator for early- to mid-stage companies. 

Blue Star Accelerator will be a “first of its kind accelerator …

Third Quarter Brought Big Investments for DFW Startups

Posted by Heather Noel

The numbers have been tallied and Dallas-Fort Worth area startups received more than $274 million in funding during the third quarter, according to The Dallas Morning News

StackPath and Peloton Therapeutics garnered the largest investments accounting for $232.4 million …

Brainspace Gets Boost From CIA Investment Firm

Posted by Nealie Sanchez

In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the Central Intelligence Agency, is calling upon Addison-based Brainspace, to create custom features for the intelligence communities through a strategic partnership.

In-Q-Tel invests in technology that will keep the CIA ahead of the pack

Tech Wildcatters’ First ‘Gauntlet’ Group Reaches Pitch Day Milestone

Posted by Heather Noel


For the last three months, Tech Wildcatters Executive Director Molly Cain has watched startups blossom into budding businesses.

On Thursday, the inaugural cohorts in the Dallas-based accelerator’s new data-driven program, “The …