Dollar General Creating 400 New Jobs In Texas

Startup Professionals Musings

The company’s new distribution center in Longview, TX will serve approximately 1,000 Dollar General retail locations in Texas and the southeast. Read: Dollar General Creating 400 New Jobs In Texas at BusinessFacilities.com. Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Logistics & Distribution Retail Texas Distribution Center Dollar General Economic Development Expansion Gregg County Site Selection

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Preaching the Texas Startup Manifesto at SXSW

SiliconHills

Joshua Baer, founder of Capital Factory is bullish on Texas. He wrote the Texas Startup Manifesto last year and has worked diligently since then to bring Texas’ major cities together: Austin, San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas.

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Pot Pioneers Gather in Austin to Explore Texas Market Opportunities

SiliconHills

By Laura Lorek Publisher of Silicon Hills News Pioneers in pot see a huge market developing nationwide for legal cannabis, and they think it’s not if, but when, legal marijuana will become a huge market in Texas.

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Thinking of Home: Dickinson, Texas

abovethecrowd.com

Over the past few weeks, the town I grew up in, Dickinson, Texas, has been front and center in the national news, but for all the wrong reasons.

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Mass Challenge Texas Selects 84 Startups for its First Program

SiliconHills

Mass Challenge Texas has selected 84 startups to join its first accelerator program. The accelerator received 520 applications, with a little more than half of those going to the second round where 120 judges selected the winners, said Mike Millard, managing director of Mass Challenge Texas.

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Michael and Susan Dell Pledge $36 Million to Help Rebuild Texas Following Hurricane Harvey

SiliconHills

Michael Dell, chairman, and CEO of Dell Technologies announced in a post on Facebook Friday plans to donate $36 million to a fund to Rebuild Texas. “We must rebuild the Texas communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey together,” Dell wrote. On Friday, Michael and Susan Dell launched the Rebuild Texas Fund with Gov. The post Michael and Susan Dell Pledge $36 Million to Help Rebuild Texas Following Hurricane Harvey appeared first on SiliconHills.

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MassChallenge Texas Deadline is Dec. 5th

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Publisher with Silicon Hills News MassChallenge Texas is a new startup accelerator that is currently accepting applications for its inaugural Texas cohort. The post MassChallenge Texas Deadline is Dec. One of the things that is unique about MassChallenge is since it doesn’t take any equity, it can work with all the other accelerators and incubators statewide to grow the […]. 5th appeared first on SiliconHills. Ideas to Invoices Podcast

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Texas Venture Labs Fall Expo Showcases New Startups

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News The Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs at the Univerity of Texas at Austin showcased 12 Austin startups and three Alumni companies at its Fall 2014 Expo last Friday. The companies presented in three different categories with the consumer products and services startups kicking off the event at […] The post Texas Venture Labs Fall Expo Showcases New Startups appeared first on SiliconHills.

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The Texas Startup Manifesto

Austin Startup

Texas has 4 of the 11 largest cities in the United States and they are all within driving distance of each other. Texas is the most promising technology investment opportunity in the United States and Capital Factory is going to turbocharge it. Texas cities are diverse.

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5 Tips to finding the perfect property for your family in Texas

The Startup Magazine

The post 5 Tips to finding the perfect property for your family in Texas appeared first on The Startup Magazine. Real Estate home loan mortgage Property Real estate TexasOutgrown your current home? Need to move to a new location due to a promotion at work?

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The Latest: Kyle Busch wins at Texas for 3rd time

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local

Texas Approves Equity-Based Crowdfunding Rules

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Texas companies will soon be able to raise money from the average investor. The Texas State Securities Board voted 4-0 on Wednesday to approve new intrastate equity-based crowdfunding rules. The […] The post Texas Approves Equity-Based Crowdfunding Rules appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio Crowdfunding Rules equity-based crowdfunding Texas State Securities Board

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Friday Fun #4: Ordinals, Texas Style

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

Two of my partners are from Texas ( Brad , which surprises many; and Lindel , which surprises no one). This article on the various ways of describing direction in Texas was hallarious. Who knew, “down”, “out”, “over” and “up” were directions… General Business

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North Carolina officials send rescue teams to aid Texas

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Texas officials requested help from North Carolina's rescue teams

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Texas Guadaloop and 512 Hyperloop Compete this Weekend at SpaceX Hyperloop Competition II

SiliconHills

Hall at the University of Texas at Austin campus, James McGinness worked with his team to put the final touches on a transportation pod for Texas Guadaloop. McGinness, team lead for Texas Guadaloop, graduated with his Masters in Mechanical Engineering from UT in May, […].

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Texas Proposes Equity-based Crowdfunding Rules

SiliconHills

Last year, Austin companies received $626 million in venture capital, or 49 percent of the venture capital dollars for Texas, said Michele Skelding, senior vice president of […] The post Texas Proposes Equity-based Crowdfunding Rules appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio crowdfunding Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce Texas Securities Board

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North Carolina aims for Sweet 16 return against Texas A&M

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

7 seed Texas A&M (21-12 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — No. 2 seed North Carolina (26-10) vs. No.

MassChallenge Joins the Texas Ecosystem

Austin Startup

MassChallenge announced their expansion to Texas about a month ago. The Texas program will be this group’s first outpost in the US beyond their roots in Boston (this organization also operates in Mexico, Israel, Switzerland and the U.K.). news founders texas startup austin

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North Carolina officials send rescue teams to aid Texas

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Texas officials requested help from North Carolina's rescue teams

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North Texas forecast: Drafty. And no one knows what's next

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Anyone who thinks the draft pundits and even some team general managers have no clue what will happen in Thursday's opening round of the draft should talk to the guys likely to get selected early

Austin Texas – A Booming Hub For Creatives And Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

One of the most popular and desirable places to live in America is Austin, Texas. Another aspect of Austin’s appeal is the absence of income tax in Texas. To learn more about the startup culture in Austin, visit the Concordia University Texas website.

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Google Maps Enables Virtual Visits to Austin and Texas Landmarks

SiliconHills

Google Maps announced on Tuesday that more than 80 Texas landmarks are now live for people to explore online through Street View in Google Maps for both Android and iOS […] The post Google Maps Enables Virtual Visits to Austin and Texas Landmarks appeared first on SiliconHills.

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Texas State Team Wins Another Top Business Plan Competition

SiliconHills

SioTex, a startup spun out of Texas State University in San Marcos, has won another business plan competition. The team snagged the prize at the 18th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference in Bethesda, […] The post Texas State Team Wins Another Top Business Plan Competition appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Marcos SioTex specialty chemicals Texas State University

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UT Austin Startup Atom Mines Wins Texas Energy Pitch Competition

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News A new startup, Atom Mines won first place at the Texas Energy pitch competition at the University of Texas at Austin during UT Energy Week.

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Bathroom Bills Are Still Bad for Texas

Austin Startup

The Forrest Four-Cast: June 27, 2017 The special session for the Texas Legislature begins in just three weeks. If passed, will a Bathroom Bill also weaken Texas’ ability to compete economically against other states? Also, please lend your name to the Texas Competes pledge.

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The Top Texas Healthcare Accelerators and Incubators

SiliconHills

And it’s a […] The post The Top Texas Healthcare Accelerators and Incubators appeared first on SiliconHills. Launching a new venture is extremely difficult. That’s why healthcare incubators and accelerators can play a vital role in a company’s success early on by connecting them with financing, work space, mentors, customers, business programs and more. Healthcare is a $5 trillion industry globally and about half that is U.S. healthcare expenditures.

Princess Astrid of Belgium Visits Austin, San Antonio and Other Texas Cities on an Economic Mission

SiliconHills

Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium is visiting Texas this week on an economic trade mission. On Sunday, Princess Astrid, the sister of Belgium’s current monarch King Philippe, attended a reception at the University of Texas at Austin hosted by its President Greg Fenves.

Talking Australia and Texas Technology Collaboration on Australia Day

SiliconHills

There is a strong focus in continuing to diversify the Texas economy and therein lays the opportunity as I see it,” Ciobo […] The post Talking Australia and Texas Technology Collaboration on Australia Day appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Steven Ciobo, the minister for trade, tourism and investment for Australia, spent Australia Day, the day Australians celebrate the founding of its nation, in Austin.

The Central Texas Angel Network Streamlines its Application Process

SiliconHills

For the first time in five years, the Central Texas Angel Network has restructured its funding cycle and its first deadline to apply is coming up on Jan.

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Are You the Kind of Business the Texas Emerging Tech Fund is Looking For?

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News If your company meets the criteria for the Texas Emerging Technology Fund, you may have a good shot at a $2 million investment. Instead, go directly to a […] The post Are You the Kind of Business the Texas Emerging Tech Fund is Looking For?

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NFL more forceful on Texas 'bathroom bill' after Super Bowl

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NFL sharpened its warning to Texas on Friday about a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people, suggesting for the first time that the football-crazed state could miss out on hosting another Super Bowl if the proposal

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MassChallenge Texas Launches with Plans to Work With up to 100 Startups

SiliconHills

The MassChallenge Texas accelerator program is “supported by a […]. The post MassChallenge Texas Launches with Plans to Work With up to 100 Startups appeared first on SiliconHills. MassChallenge, a global network of network of startup accelerators, announced Wednesday plans to launch its new program in the Austin and San Antonio region.

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Texas Venture Labs Expo Showcases Startups

SiliconHills

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Tech Companies to Oppose Discriminatory Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

Inc Startups

Apple, Samsung, IBM and several others plan to sign a letter urging Texas lawmakers to abandon Senate Bill 6, which critics argue targets transgender people

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AP-BKC--Texas St.-Appalachian St. Box

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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AP-BKC--Texas-Arlington-Appalachian St. Box

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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6 Texas-Style Business Lessons That Every Entrepreneur Can Take To The Bank

YoungUpstarts

As author John Steinbeck said “Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word.” And when it comes to business in Texas, you don’t mess about. This small-town maxim is true on a Texas-size scale.

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7-seed Texas A&M meets 10-seed Providence in West Region

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

7 seed Texas A&M (20-12) vs. No. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — No. 10 seed Providence (21-13

Encouraging More Startups at the University of Texas at Austin

SiliconHills

By HOJUN CHOI Reporter with Silicon Hills News University of Texas president Greg Fenves and Bob Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet, explored ways that universities can have a bigger impact on the world at the “Research Universities Should be Better at Startups” session at South by Southwest. Metcalfe, professor of innovation at the Cockrell School of […] The post Encouraging More Startups at the University of Texas at Austin appeared first on SiliconHills.

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NC Central and Texas Southern extend First Four tradition

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

16 Texas Southern (15-19 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — No. 16 seed North Carolina Central (19-15) vs. No.

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