Two Best Tech Startups in McKinney

Originally published on April 13 here Startups The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best tech startups in McKinney, Texas. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to: Revenue potential Leadership team Brand/product traction Competitive landscape Additionally, all companies must be independent (un-acquired), privately owned, at most 10 years old, […]

Behind the scenes with startup founders at Google Demo Day

by Genna McKeel, Senior Partnerships Manager, originally published on Google’s blog Companies all over the world—not just in Silicon Valley—are thinking up their next big idea. Working on the Google for Entrepreneurs team, we see these passionate founders building innovative companies in their hometowns. Google for Entrepreneurs provides financial support and the best of Google’s resources to dozens […]

For Women And Non-White Entrepreneurs, The Idea Comes Easy — The Money Does Not

by KRYSTINA MARTINEZ Josh Baer, left, announces Shearshare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell the Dallas winners of the Diversity & Inclusion Investment Challenge. Starting a successful business requires a great idea, paying customers and access to capital if you want it to grow. The business world is tough, but even tougher for people of color and […]

Alumna Tech Entrepreneur Shares Insights at Women’s Leadership Series Event

February 16, 2018 | Alumni, Development, Events, Corporate Courtney Caldwell, MBA’06 “Fail fast,” Courtney Caldwell, MBA’06, told the audience at the most recent Women in Leadership Series event at the Naveen Jindal School of Management. “If you don’t hear anything else from me, then hear ‘fail fast.’ To me, failure is just pivoting. It’s just figuring out another way of […]

ShearShare Snags Win in Capital Factory Diversity Challenge

The challenge was put on by Capital Factory in partnership with DivInc and The Dallas Entrepreneur Center. Finalists pitched Tuesday in the building that will house Capital Factory’s first Dallas location.  ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell BY NICHOLAS SAKELARIS • JAN 24, 2018 ShearShare founders Courtney and Tye Caldwell won $100,000 in the Dallas Diversity & Inclusion […]

Medical VR Startup Takes First at UTD Big Idea Competition

PHOTO GALLERY | Neuro Rehab VR creates virtual and augmented reality therapy games to help patients with traumatic brain injuries, neurodegenerative diseases, or those who have suffered a stroke. Steve Guengerich speaks at the UTD Big Idea Competition 2017. BY HEATHER NOEL • NOV 17, 2017 From giving attraction maps the augmented reality treatment via a mobile app […]

18 DFW Startups Vie in Tech.Co’s Reader Poll

BY LANCE MURRAY • JUL 10, 2017 Tech.Co is asking its readers to name their favorite startup in its South region — Central Texas, excluding Austin — in an online Reader’s Choice Poll. The list of startups on the ballot includes 18 from the Dallas-Fort Worth region, and the poll will help Tech.Co in the selection of the top 100 startup […]