Entrepreneurship

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Startups will be critical to Tarrant County’s economic recovery, study findsBy Alex Branch Startup businesses have a substantial impact on job creation in Tarrant County and could be a key to the recovery from the economic fallout of COVID-19, according to new research funded by The University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC) at Fort Worth. New companies — defined as businesses zero to 1 year old — created 25,157 jobs in 2018 and more than 25,000 jobs in Tarrant County Read More »

Nov 17, 2020

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Fort Worth must recapture its entrepreneurial spiritBy Alex Branch Fort Worth must transform itself into a city with an entrepreneurial mindset — how it thinks and operates — to create jobs, increase wealth and solve complex problems in what is now the nation’s 13th-largest city, UNTHSC President Dr. Michael Williams told an audience of Fort Worth entrepreneurs Tuesday. “Entrepreneurship is not Read More »

Nov 20, 2019

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Sparkyard web platform for entrepreneurs and small businesses launchesBy Alex Branch UNT Health Science Center President Dr. Michael R. Williams today announced the creation of Sparkyard, an innovative new web platform powered by SourceLink®, that connects expert service providers to Fort Worth’s fast-growing business community. Sparkyard, a free one-stop, collaborative platform to help new and existing Fort Worth companies accelerate their growth, will Read More »

Nov 4, 2019

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Entrepreneurship and innovation at UNTHSCLearn more Research Development and Commercialization Find an Expert Explore our Available Technologies Innovation Ecosystems Acceleration Lab UNT Health Science Center has embarked on an ambitious campaign to invest in entrepreneurship and to develop an innovative mindset for its students, faculty and staff. This initiative is essential if UNTHSC is to achieve its vision of Read More »

May 24, 2019

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UNTHSC teams up with Bios Partners on entrepreneurship programBy Jeff Carlton  Startup Series Who:  Bill Burns, founder of Encore Vision, along with Les Kreis and Stella  M. Robertson, both of Bios Partners. What: The trio will share the story behind Encore’s successful development of a treatment for presbyopia and subsequent sale to Novartis for $375 million. When: 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4 Where: Read More »

Jan 30, 2019