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Trey Bowles transitions to chairman of The Dallas Entrepreneur Center

In a Medium post on Thursday morning, Trey Bowles announced that he is shifting to the role of executive chairman for The Dallas Entrepreneur Center. Now almost in its fifth year, Bowles founded the non-profit organization alongside Jennifer Conley and Jeremy Vickers in 2013 to address a need in North Texas' entrepreneurial community.

Start-Up Scene Moving to South Dallas with New Center

Dallas-Fort Worth is synonymous with big business. There are 21 Fortune 500 companies that call Texas home. The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, which is an innovator hub for start-up companies, will open four new locations in South Dallas

North Texas’ rich video game history could influence virtual reality’s future

More recently, many North Texas game developers have seen immense success in the mobile game market, developing popular titles like Words With Friends, Dungeon Boss and Hero Academy. Some local developers led the charge when it came to the mobile game market, and at least a couple companies now have their sights set on VR.

Dallas Startup Ecosystem: Collaboration Is the New Competition

During this year’s Dallas Startup Week, the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) hosted the 4th Annual State of Entrepreneurship in Dallas. The event highlighted 2016 wins, launches, acquisitions, and the mechanics of the startup ecosystem. A highlight of the event included the award for the Startup Evangelist of the Year.

Dallas Takes Step Closer in Becoming ‘Smart City’

Two new 55-inch touchscreens and other smart features unveiled in the West End represent a large leap forward for Dallas’ Smart Cities initiative. The screens, which are part of the Dallas Innovation Alliance’s Smart Cities Living Lab, display points of interest, restaurants, parks, and other relevant information to pedestrians. Directions can be sent to your phone via text or email. There’s even a selfie mode.

Dallas is getting smarter! The technology, at least

DALLAS -- The historic West End of Dallas is getting a lot smarter, y'all! And we don't mean Wild Bill from the well known western store went back to school! The area had an eight-foot tall kiosk show up in the past two days, and that piece of technology is going to change the whole district.

Need a Business Plan? Trey Bowles Says These 6 Elements are Essential

There are six key elements to a perfect business plan/executive summary that, if correctly communicated, will give a thorough overview to your business. This will help investors/partners/customers get a good sense of a) the problem you are solving b) the plan you have to address the problem, and c) the roadmap you have to fill a need in a given marketplace.

2nd Annual DEC Event Aims to Help Minority Entrepreneurs

When minority entrepreneurs and startups relocate to Dallas, many immediately comment on how helpful and friendly their fellow entrepreneurs are, said Brittany Hibbs, director of events and programming at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC).