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Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2018 Sep 6 - 11:42am

GSEA Winner Evan Sledge
The Fort Worth chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization is prepping for its second annual Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA). Whether you’re an EO member looking to participate, a local company looking to help, or a hopeful student entrepreneur with a burgeoning business idea,...

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 Sep 6 - 10:45am

Lesa Roe
It didn’t take Lesa Roe long to figure out she might be good for the open post of University of North Texas System chancellor after a headhunter called, trying to lure her from her job as acting deputy administrator at NASA. Roe, who grew up in Gainesville, Florida, and was first in her...

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 Jul 18 - 10:33am

Sue Turnage has come back to where she began – literally. Turnage grew the Frost Bank and Frost Wealth Advisers Fort Worth office to $7 billion in total assets over 20 years before losing her job several months ago when the bank cut its executive vice presidents. Turnage landed quickly at...

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 May 2 - 11:42am

Walsh, the sprawling west Fort Worth development that launched last year, is pushing ahead this year with the additions of key amenities, including two pools opening in time for the summer. About 170 homes are under development, or completed, including ones purchased by more than 50 families who...

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 Mar 20 - 10:57am

Stacy Marshall has had a lot to navigate since he became executive director in 2015 of Southeast Fort Worth Inc., the economic development organization responsible for helping revitalize the largely raw southeast side of the city, attracting industrial, commercial and retail business. Marshall,...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 Nov 15 - 12:08pm

One is a website. The other is a Twitter account. One is almost two years old; the other, 20. But both avidly follow every construction project, every groundbreaking, and every whisper of a new building heading to Fort Worth — so much, in fact, that they’ve become go-to sources for...

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