Business

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 May 4 - 1:57pm

Fort Worth barreled into 2018 with substantial first-quarter wins on the economic development front that stand to create more than 300 jobs. Leveraged with Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce resources, projects gained momentum with a range of incentives from partners that included the City of Fort...

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 May 4 - 1:53pm

Texas’ energy sector continues to improve, according to the Federal Reserve Bank Dallas’ first-quarter Energy Survey. Oil and gas production and use of oilfield equipment showed improvements, and jobs and employee hours grew. The survey’s business activity index — the...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 May 4 - 1:49pm

5 a.m. Alarm goes off, and I head to LA Fitness to exercise. 6 a.m. Return home to get ready for work. 7 a.m. Leave the house and drop my 5-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son at school on my way to the hospital. This gives me a chance to spend a little one-on-one time with them in the car....

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 May 4 - 1:44pm

Count Robin Carson in the ranks of accidental entrepreneurs. An audiologist for years, she’d always worked for someone else. And then one day, a large corporation bought her employer. “I didn’t want to go big,” she says. “I wanted to keep it personal, and I knew I...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 May 4 - 1:38pm

Running toward the roar is nothing new to Jamey Ice. In fact, you could say he thrives off of those moments when the entire outcome seems in doubt. Ice, a Fort Worth lifer, felt that risk when he played with his touring band, Green River Ordinance, during his first couple years of marriage. Living...

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 May 2 - 11:36am

Life sciences ideas rose to the top of the competition at this year’s TCU Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Competition, the university’s eighth annual April international collegiate business plan contest. The $25,000 grand prize winner: Students from a University of Iowa team,...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 May 2 - 11:33am

Five years have passed since food was last served at 1417 Vaughn Blvd., a place where Texas Wesleyan University students and faculty would often gather for burgers and chicken at the old Poly Grill. But that could change this year, as plans are in motion to bring a new business to the currently...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 May 2 - 11:28am

Few things can be more grueling for an entrepreneur than a pitch competition. But, if you win, your business could get quite the payoff. Cowtown Angels member Luke Wittenbraker and TCU’s William M. Dickey Entrepreneur in Residence, Michael Sherrod, have heard many a pitch in their...

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 May 2 - 11:07am

Blue Zones Project Fort Worth, the largest demonstration site for the global well-being initiative, is nearing its goals for signing up work sites, people, restaurants, grocery stores, and schools and assisting in changes to community policy. The Fort Worth City Council earlier this year voted to...

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 May 2 - 10:55am

It was an interesting question, and one the co-founders of the Fort Worth life sciences company Eosera had been pondering. “I don’t know how people did this 30 years ago,” said Elyse Dickerson, CEO of Eosera, which a year ago launched its Earwax MD solution that dissolves stubborn...

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