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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.
NEW YORK (AP) — Corri Smith is planning to hire a full-time project manager for her public relations firm and make her part-time assistant full-time. But she has a wary eye on the economy.
Most people are familiar with how a basic phishing scam works: links or attachments in emails or messages from scammers can download malware onto your devices that allow them access to your personal information. Recently, Better Business Bureau released a warning about a new twist on phishin…
HOUSTON (AP) — Startup accelerator Station Houston has launched a summer program, opening its doors to college students and alumni in hopes of grooming them into the next generation of entrepreneurs.
NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with the Trump administration's 25% tariff on imports from China, Ruth Rau is looking to other countries to manufacture baby and toddler toys.
NEW YORK (AP) — In the early days of his information technology company, Sam Lehman looked for ways to differentiate his business from its many competitors.
SOURCE EXPLORER, a life sciences supplier search and matching service, announced May 28 that it has accumulated more than 3,000 clients and is taking a firm launch into the global marketplace.
Once, there were numerous independent men’s clothing competitors in Arlington, all gone now, falling victim to malls and online clothing sites, some with multimillion-dollar advertising budgets.
Lillianne Garcia, owner of Lilly Garcia Realtors in Keller, was presented with this year’s Small Business Person of the Year Award by Herbert Austin, District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Dallas/Fort Worth District Office.
BioNorth Texas Inc. (BioNTX) has announced that Darlene Boudreaux will be its new chief financial officer of the organization. She will be working with Jorge Varela, the president and CEO, who joined BioNTX in October 2018. The organization represents the life sciences industry for 26 counti…
J.P. McDade first met Tex Moton when Moton was 16. Now they run a successful business that specializes in branding through caps.
Fort Worth advertising and design firm PytchBlack has hired veteran sports industry professional Bryan Delgado as the firms first director of sports marketing. Delgado will manage sports focused accounts, as well as lead business development efforts for the agency. Delgado brings over 10 yea…
Cathy Trinh, a past co-organizer of 1 Million Cups in Fort Worth, long-time advisor and trainer of the Fort Worth Business Plan Competition and multi-award business advisor with the Tarrant Small Business Development Center (SBDC), has been named assistant director at TechFW, Executive Direc…
Linear Labs of Fort Worth, a creator of the next generation of electric motors, announced a partnership with Swedish electric powertrain designer Abtery April 29, saying the deal will bring Linear :ab’s technology to the global marketplace.
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce honors Dan Dipert Travel and Transportation, JDog Junk Removal and Hauling and the Junior League of Arlington for their high levels of community service and altruism.
One of the many highlights of John Lennon's Imagine – The Ultimate Collection, the immersive and intimate super deluxe edition of his legendary solo album, released this past October on what would have been his 78th birthday, were the Raw Studio Mixes. Helmed by engineer Rob Stevens under th…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has announced that U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza is his pick to replace Linda McMahon as Small Business Administration chief.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon, is stepping down from the role and will help President Donald Trump's re-election effort, he said Friday.
A Fort Worth startup aimed at marketing what it says is a revolutionary electric motor, has closed a $4.5 million seed round of funding.
NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses can be more vulnerable to cyberattacks than larger companies because they often don't have sophisticated and comprehensive systems to protect themselves from hackers, viruses, malware and what's called ransomware. And owners who are focused on customers and e…
The regional office of the U.S. Small Business Administration Office is taking applications from entrepreneurs for an intensive leadership training program.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amy Baxter's business took off after she appeared on "Shark Tank" with her device that blocks pain from injections — orders flowed in and she bulked up her inventory.
Fort Worth’s 6th Ave Homes, a one-stop shop for buying, selling, designing and renovating homes and buildings, received the 2019 Grand Forte Small Business of the Year during Mayor Betsy Price’s State of the City luncheon Feb. 19 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Towns in Oklahoma and Arkansas are among six finalists for a small business makeover program on the reality show "Small Business Revolution - Main Street."
Often called ‘catfishing’, these scams can break not only the bank, but your heart too. Online dating can be a convenient way to meet new and interesting people, but scammers also use popular dating sites to find their next victims. These scams entice the target with a nice picture and a det…
After five years of design and two years in development, breakthrough psoriasis treatment Prosoria is now shipping thousands of units to customers, Fort Worth-based biotech company Nuvothera said in a news release.