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Dallas Startup Week Begins
Entrepreneurs in North Texas are coming together the next five days, and they’re hoping to bring 10,000 people with them for the inaugural Dallas Startup Week. Big D ...
Education Game Changer
Recently Paul Quinn College announced it will be adopting a new financial structure designed to reduce student debt while increasing real-world work experience. This “new urban college model” has several ...
For the Animals
To improve communication with residents and pet owners, Dallas' Animal Services Department has formed a partnership with neighborhood social network Nextdoor. The shelter joins the Dallas Police Department, which has ...
Alamo Drafthouse Beats Oprah
In life, there are small victories, like scoring the primo seat in a movie theater, and big victories, like beating Oprah on a listicle. Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse has just scored ...
Brides Go Here
Close your eyes, and imagine wedding-planning utopia. You walk into a preciously decorated space, and you are handed a cup of coffee or glass of sparkling wine. Then you meet ...
Women Working Together
As coworking gains traction in North Texas, a new space in downtown Dallas hopes to foster the community of women taking the entrepreneurial path. The Kaleidoscope for Her is a ...
Park Where You Want
Finding a good parking space in downtown Dallas often can be a challenge, but a new smartphone app should make things a bit easier by telling you exactly where to ...
Work Together
The coffee shop has long been the refuge of startups and freelancers, but today, North Texas is awash with coworking spaces, where members can find like-minded individuals and a fostering ...
Fashion Needs
Matt Alexander, founder of men’s lifestyle site Need, has another online venture up his entrepreneurial sleeve. Next month he introduces Foremost, a small-batch, American-made clothing brand and interview series ...
Startup Matchmaking
In response to requests from corporations that want to better understand startups, Tech Wildcatters has created the Corporate Innovation Network, which connects the early adopters among Fortune 500 companies with ...
Science Smart
Belize's Great Blue Hole, a large submarine sinkhole touted as one of the world's best snorkeling and scuba diving locations by the late undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau, may ...
Modern Miss Manners
Darn near everyone could use a little tune-up in the etiquette department. Cotillion days are long behind us — and, if you’re like me, you only went because your mother ...
Ranking It
We are totally biased here, but Texas is a pretty great place to live, at least as far as jobs and housing are concerned. And the latest from NerdWallet confirms ...
Lone Star Pride
This past week Southern Living came out with its 2015 list of 50 people changing the South, and Texas is well-represented. These folks — from writers to chefs to anthropologists to ...
Let's Courtem
Smartphones have made dating as simple as a swipe, but four Dallas brothers hope to bring some chivalry to dating apps with Courtem. Created by Peter, Alex, Adie and Andrew ...
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