Posts Tagged ‘McKinney’

WERX Foundation, College System Team Up on Project

Posted by David Montgomery

With a boost from the federal government, the WERX Foundation of McKinney is teaming up with the community college system in Collin County to launch a joint project aimed at fostering innovation and helping aspiring startups in North Texas.…

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.

Tutoring Startup Peeyr Takes Top Prize at McKinney Contest

Posted by Julia Falcon

CITY’S FIRST STARTUP COMPETITION NAMES WINNERS


Tutoring startup Peeyr snagged the $3,500 grand prize at the Innovate McKinney Local Startup Competition grand finale event on Tuesday.

Judges selected the McKinney-based startup from a group of five finalists in the inaugural …

1st McKinney Startup Competition to Name Winners Tuesday

Posted by Heather Noel

THE CITY’S FIRST STARTUP COMPETITION IS AIMED AT SPURRING FUTURE BUSINESS


McKinney Chamber of Commerce and The WERX Foundation are hoping to spur future business growth with the city’s inaugural startup competition.

Money magazine said we were the No.

3 Things: UTSW Tests New Lung Assessment Tech

Posted by Amanda Hayes

Today’s stories include technology that is breathing life into lung transplantation, a new app targeting “fanatical fans,” and an opportunity for aspiring young entrepreneurs. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is testing technology that could make more lung transplants possible. UT Southwestern

3 Things We’re Reading: Mavericks Owner Keeps Ticket Prices Low for the Loyal

Posted by Julia Falcon

WHY MAVERICKS TICKET PRICES WERE LOWERED; VETERAN’S JOBS IDEA GOOD FOR THE SOLE & SOUL; MORE TECH TO COME TO NORTH TEXAS


Every day Dallas Innovates staffers scour websites looking for the most interesting, important, and unusual stories about innovation