For Trey Bowles and the DEC, it’s all about increasing the likelihood that entrepreneurs will succeed
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Bowles signed a letter along with about 40 startup leaders and venture capital investors in late July, opposing the bill and urging Texas lawmakers to "focus on issues that have allowed Texas to be a leader in the innovation economy."
Today, DEC and Capital Factory announced the formation of a partnership, as part of a broader plan to connect more startup communities in the state of Texas.
Austin's and Dallas' startup communities are putting aside their sibling rivalry as part of a new effort to make Texas more competitive in the startup scene.
The new deal means more mentors, investors and resources for entrepreneurs in Dallas and Austin.
Dallas-Fort Worth is synonymous with big business. There are 21 Fortune 500 companies that call Texas home. The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, which is an innovator hub for start-up companies, will open four new locations in South Dallas
Dallas Entrepreneur Center Targets South Dallas for Expansion
Entrepreneurs will soon get their own kind of storefront: an entrepreneur center at the corner of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. boulevards.
Southwest Center Mall is losing its Macy's soon, but the owner of the long-troubled shopping center on Saturday revealed redevelopment plans in the works, including a Marriott Courtyard, tech incubator, new office and green space and upscale apartments.
The Red Bird Entrepreneur Center will be in an office building across the parking lot from the Southwest Center Mall.
More recently, many North Texas game developers have seen immense success in the mobile game market, developing popular titles like Words With Friends, Dungeon Boss and Hero Academy. Some local developers led the charge when it came to the mobile game market, and at least a couple companies now have their sights set on VR.
With the launch of a living lab in the West End March 27, Dallas entered a new phase of its effort to create a smart city that will attract business innovation while improving the quality of life for its residents.
Not every entrepreneur has the luxury of living in Silicon Valley. From the high cost of living to talent wars, the epicenter of the startup world doesn’t make sense for every founder. And that’s OK.
The Dallas Innovation Alliance launched the first phase of its Smart Cities Living Lab on Monday, bringing smart LED lighting, environmental sensors, and an interactive kiosk to the West End.
Two new 55-inch touchscreens and other smart features unveiled in the West End represent a large leap forward for Dallas’ Smart Cities initiative.
The screens, which are part of the Dallas Innovation Alliance’s Smart Cities Living Lab, display points of interest, restaurants, parks, and other relevant information to pedestrians. Directions can be sent to your phone via text or email. There’s even a selfie mode.
Smart cities initiatives earn buzz as a community outreach play, but tech companies have plenty of reasons to see the business value, too—about 1.5 trillion of them.
Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and President Donald Trump's tech policies are among the topics that are set to dominate discussions at South by Southwest in Austin this year.
The West End in Dallas is being transformed electronically in an effort to attract more residents and businesses.
There are six key elements to a perfect business plan/executive summary that, if correctly communicated, will give a thorough overview to your business. This will help investors/partners/customers get a good sense of a) the problem you are solving b) the plan you have to address the problem, and c) the roadmap you have to fill a need in a given marketplace.
On Monday, Trey Bowles, CEO and co-founder of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center and Cofounder of the Dallas Innovation Alliance, was appointed to serve on the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.
Techweek’s leadership expects to help Dallas-Fort Worth’s technology ecosystem thrive over the next five years. And though Techweek is just in its first year, the CEO of the five-day program has already spotted the challenge for DFW.
When minority entrepreneurs and startups relocate to Dallas, many immediately comment on how helpful and friendly their fellow entrepreneurs are, said Brittany Hibbs, director of events and programming at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC).
Mary Kay is partnering with The DEC (Dallas Entrepreneur Center) to bring together experts and thought leaders for the summit that will focus on women business owners.
One of the country's biggest health insurers seems like an unlikely tenant for an edgy new downtown office venue.
But a unit of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas is headed to Dallas West End district as the first major business to land in an historic building redo.
The Addison Treehouse is getting a new director with more than 10 years of experience with the North Texas entrepreneurial scene.
Dallas—Alyce Alston, a veteran of the digital media and publishing industries, officially took over the reins of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center Wednesday.
Alyce Alston, who has experience in for-profit and nonprofit leadership as well as being a mentor and advocate for startups, will take over the reins Wednesday from Trey Bowles who announced plans to step down in April.
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center will soon have a new leader who's been launching products and businesses for nearly 20 years.
In a Medium post on Thursday morning, Trey Bowles announced that he is shifting to the role of executive chairman for The Dallas Entrepreneur Center. Now almost in its fifth year, Bowles founded the non-profit organization alongside Jennifer Conley and Jeremy Vickers in 2013 to address a need in North Texas' entrepreneurial community.
During this year’s Dallas Startup Week, the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) hosted the 4th Annual State of Entrepreneurship in Dallas. The event highlighted 2016 wins, launches, acquisitions, and the mechanics of the startup ecosystem.
Nancy Hong joins the Addison TreeHouse with more than 10 years of experience in the North Texas entrepreneurial ecosystem including key roles at area universities.
Austin-based Capital Factory will begin offering expanded services to Dallas Entrepreneur Center members and the chance to join its tech accelerator program.
Alyce Alston helped launch Oprah’s magazine and spearhead a new jewelry company for diamond retailer De Beers. Now, the Dallas executive wants to fuel the success of Dallas entrepreneurs kickstarting their own ventures.
During this year’s Dallas Startup Week, the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) hosted the 4th Annual State of Entrepreneurship in Dallas. The event highlighted 2016 wins, launches, acquisitions, and the mechanics of the startup ecosystem. A highlight of the event included the award for the Startup Evangelist of the Year.