Episode 17: Brad Hunstable

Electrifying Funkytown 

A father and son tinkering in their garage led to an invention that will reduce global energy consumption, all based on the same principles that power the windmills that dot the Texas prairies. Brad Hunstable, co-founder of Linear Labs, wants to make Fort Worth the "Electrification Capital of the World." His plan to build a smarter energy company is one that will change the way we power the world, all from their home base here in "Fort Worth/Dallas." 

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Episode 16: Jakayla Dixon

Show Me the Color

Growing up, Jakayla Dixon saw her aunt struggle with picking out her clothes, due to her visual impairment. So she started her own company in high school to change the way the visually impaired put fashionable outfits together. Dixon, the founder of Feel the Color, is helping those with visual impairments "see" color through innovative tags to help people feel confident and fashionable.  

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Episode 15: Hunter Ferrell

A Linux Guru

In the quickly growing digital landscape of cloud-based systems, Linux Academy was training coders and developers through self-paced courses to stay on the cutting edge of digital technology. Meet Hunter Ferrell, former CFO of Linux Academy, a tech startup all about "putting students and learning above everything else". They approached teaching students by "learning through doing" and eventually had 1.5 million users of expert cloud engineers and trailblazing tech skills.  

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Episode 14: Melissa Ice

A Worthy Net

"People need people more than stuff," says Melissa Ice, founder of two local non-profits, The Net and The Worthy Co. She lives by these words as she serves the homeless and women and children who have been exploited. She empowers people by employing those who cannot find work to provide a stable income for themselves and their families. Relationships are the key to her work that makes a difference in our community.

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