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.
WeWork is leasing 77,000 square feet of space at The Towers at Williams Square, the iconic office towers that have long defined the skyline of the Las Colinas Urban Center. The company will provide space on three floors in the central tower, which is WeWork’s first site in a suburban market …
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Knoll thought social media sites like Facebook would be the best places to advertise his brand-new home cleaning service. Then he had an epiphany.
Four Tarrant County enterprises were recognized as outstanding businesses by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce Jan. 24 during the 2019 Forte Awards Night.
Darryl Brewer, owner of MAGIC CARWASH & DETAIL in Fort Worth, has been hired as the new economic development manager for the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce, President & CEO Devoyd Jennings announced Jan. 22.
NEW YORK (AP) — The fears of a slowing economy that sent stocks falling the past few months may be spreading to small business owners who have been quite optimistic in recent years.
Thousands of federal employees and their families are applying for unemployment and food stamps to get by as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history drags on with no end in sight. But for some of them, it has been an exercise in confusion and frustration.
A quick Google search of Angelo’s Barbecue yields a spate of 4-plus and 5-star reviews from trusted publications and national restaurant guides about the melt-your-mouth brisket and ribs.
NEW YORK (AP) — Baked by Yael isn't getting its usual flow of customers who stop in after visiting the nearby National Zoo; the popular Washington, D.C., tourist spot remains closed by the government shutdown.
At Tuesday's meeting, the Fort Worth City Council passed a resolution designating the North Side Neighborhood as the Fiscal Year 2019 Neighborhood Improvement Target Area, along with supporting the use of $3 million in capital funds for the program.
During Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received a presentation from Economic Development Director Robert Sturns concerning 2017 incentive review findings and policy recommendations for tax abatement and economic development program agreements.
NBC 5/KXAS and Telemundo 39/KXTX have announced that their 2019 grant challenge will give local organizations a chance to compete for a total of $225,000 in awards.