GEW Fort Worth 2019 starts this week with over 50 events celebrating entrepreneurship in our community and the world.
Renfro Foods of Fort Worth has been named to the 2019 Texas Family Business Hall of Fame class by the Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the largest U.S. newspaper companies are set to combine after shareholders approved GateHouse Media’s $1.4 billion acquisition of Gannett.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) observed its sixth annual National Veterans Small Business Week with hundreds of events hosted throughout the nation, which included locations in North Texas.
A Fort Worth-based technology firm is offering the mineral industry's first end-to-end transaction platform.
Nine top Tarrant County businesses have been selected as category finalists in competition for the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Small Business of the Year Award, presented by Bank of Texas.
Jimmy Beans, a market leading retailer of yarn and accessories for knitters and makers, has reached a acquire Fort Worth-based Madelinetosh, the largest hand-dyed yarn producer in the United States, the company said in a news release.
NEW YORK (AP) — While the 2020 presidential election is still a year away, some business owners see their customers already becoming more cautious because of the unknowns about who will be the next president, and which party will control the Senate.
Although Fort Worth is the 13th most populous city in the nation, the city does not have a palpable business image as compared to other larger cities, like how San Francisco is known for technology or New York for finance.
In Tarrant County, the SBA guaranteed 277 loans worth more than $231 million helping create 1,674 jobs and retain 1,981 job for fiscal year 2019. In Fort Worth, there were 108 loans guaranteed worth about $91 million which created 596 jobs and retain 700 jobs.
In the choice between automobiles, virtual reality and leadership/fundraising, it was the automobile that took the checkered flag at the 2019 Fort Worth Business Plan competition.
NEW YORK (AP) — The tariffs the Trump administration is about to impose on wine, liquor and cheese from Europe couldn't come at a worse time for small retailers.
We invite you to participate on our list of Women-Owned Businesses. A representative from each firm must fill out our 2019 survey to be on our list. The link below contains the survey. A link to the list may also be found on the Fort Worth Business website under the “Lists” and “Submit Infor…
Urban Alchemy Coffee and Wine Bar owner Tony Rutigliano – around Arlington he’s often referred to as “Downtown Tony” – resisted his considerable entrepreneurial tendencies for a couple of decades, but clearly seems to be on a roll now.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A surge in construction jobs continues in New Mexico thanks in large part to the oil and gas boom in the southeastern corner of the state.
NEW YORK (AP) — The thousands of shops that sprang up in cities and towns across the country over the past decade to sell vaping products have seen a stunning reversal of fortune, with their sales plunging in just two months amid news reports that vaping has sickened nearly 1,300 people and …
NEW YORK (AP) — While small and mid-sized businesses are increasingly targets for cybercriminals, companies are struggling to devote enough resources to protect their technology from attack.
At Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received the second part of a presentation on the Transit Moves Fort Worth Master Plan. They received the first part of the presentation at the Sept. 17 work session.
WASHINGTON – Despite a decade-plus of economic growth, Americans have slowed the pace at which they're forming new companies, a trend that risks further widening the gap between the most affluent and everyone else.
UT Austin researchers funded by the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin institute will look at a range of ways to promote economic development including tracking regional entrepreneurship, promoting rural innovation networks and building economic resilience in areas where empl…
It's bright, colorful and the air whiffs of batter and sugar inside the Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery on Camp Bowie Boulevard.
Linear Labs announced the launch Sept. 9 of the newest iteration of the company’s patented high-torque HET motor, created specifically for micromobility uses, including in the growing e-scooters market.
The answer to what happens when forensic science, nuclear submarine electronics and boot-scooting guitar-thumping twang-meld together in one person has no guessable answer, but it’s this: You end up with one of the country’s most innovative sign makers in Arlington’s Paul Fulks, owner of 3Di…
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added a healthy 195,000 jobs last month, a sign companies are still hiring at a solid pace despite the Trump administration's trade war with China.
At Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received a report on 2018-19 economic opportunities and successes from the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce (FWMBCC) and the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FWHCC).
The Amon G. Carter Stadium at TCU is more than likely to be surged by a sea of purple with fans on Saturday, August 31, the Horned Frog Football’s opening game of the new season.
Give Russian-born and raised Weby Corp CEO Mikhail Orlov credit: He’s caught on to U.S.-style entrepreneurial capitalism with a multi-million-dollar flair.
NEW YORK (AP) — At a four-hour meeting last month, Michelle Abdow's staffers got to experience some of the sights, sounds and even smells they could encounter if someone invaded their office and began shooting.
In celebration of National Frozen Custard Day this Thursday, August 8, Shake Shack guests can use code "CUSTARDDAY" on the Shack App or order.shakeshack.com to score a free single scoop of Shake Shack's signature vanilla or chocolate frozen custard at any U.S. Shack (excluding ballparks, sta…
The Fort Worth Chamber has expanded its annual Small Business of the Year competition beyond Tarrant County to Parker, Denton, Wise, Hood and Johnson counties. Nominations and applications are being accepted August 1 through October 15.
NEW YORK (AP) — As Deborah Sweeney placed her order in the drive-thru of a Starbucks near her home, she was impressed by the barista's attitude and attention to detail. At Sweeney's next visit, the staffer remembered her name.
“Howdy partner!” apparently works. Fort Worth is No. 2, just behind Austin for small business friendliness. Texas cities did well in the survey, with Houston ranking No. 4 and Oklahoma City, which is almost Texas, was No. 3. As a state, Texas ranked No. 12.
Fort Worth entrepreneurs joined the global business community to sign a pact that reinforces the U.N.-led goals of eradicating poverty, reversing inequality and halting climate change by 2030.
Five startups and its entrepreneurs will take the CodeLaunch stage to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience for a chance to win over $100,000 in seed services.
Susan Semmelmann spent 23 years in the industry and around 18 years as a partner in Grandeur Design, including a stint in a Foch Street location, until she decided it was time to strike out on her own.