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Monday, April 15, 2019
Fifty Richardson ISD (RISD) students participated in a Talent Team workshop hosted by the UTDesign Makerspace. Juniors and seniors from Buckner High School and J.J. Pearce High School spent the day-long STEM education experience touring the UTDesign Studio, talking with engineering students, participating in a design workshop and assembling heart monitor kits that will be used for training in ...read more
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
During Dallas Startup Week, Tech Titans hosted an Innovation Showcase that connects next-stage emerging companies with investors and corporate business. Foley Gardere hosted the event at their offices downtown, and Comerica was the sponsor. The afternoon event featured a panel about the current investment climate in DFW. Panelists included:Alyce Alston--CEO, Dallas Entrepreneur Center Joe ...read more
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
We want to thank all of our volunteers, whose work continues to strengthen North Texas' innovation ecosystem.If you're not already a volunteer, join us!   Aaron Paul Aimee Novak Alan Hartman Alex Cena Amy Wheelus Andrew Olowu Andrew Slote Barbara Baffer Barbara Tunstall Bettina Jones  Betty Manetta Bharath Sama Bob Arnett Bob Hill Bob ...read more
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
WHAT:          A one-day event bringing together Texas emerging, fast growth technology companies with venture capital, private equity, corporate venture/M&A and family office investors to facilitate investments. Event will include a panel discussion about the current North Texas investment climate. Part of Dallas Startup Week, the event is sponsored by Comerica Bank and partner is ...read more
Monday, March 25, 2019
Thank you to the Tech Titans members who either joined or renewed their memberships in October and November. Our members are the lifeline of our organization and serve to make us stronger and more successful. We hope you will join us in welcoming these new members, doing business with them and referring other members to the Tech Titans organization.     New Members       Champion's Circle   NEC ...read more
Monday, March 04, 2019
Have you been inside a high school recently? Fifty professionals from Samsung have. They spent their Employee Volunteer Day participating in Tech Titans speed mentoring events at three area high schools.How it works Speed mentoring is an intimate, small-group experience where students talk face-to-face with employees working in the technology sector. Volunteers meet with juniors and seniors to ...read more
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Tech Titans, the largest technology trade association in Texas with a particular interest in building the tech workforce of tomorrow, hosted a STEM video contest for high school and middle school students this past fall. A reception to honor the winners was held Jan. 31 at the CityLine location of State Farm, who sponsored the contest. The goal of the contest is to inspire both students who create ...read more
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Nominations season is wrapping up with each due by Friday, May 28.  The Tech Titans Awards Gala is the single-most prestigious event honoring North Texas companies and individuals that leverage technology in extraordinary ways. The gala celebrates the creators, innovators and adopters alike—companies of all sizes, executives, individual employees, investors and teachers. Basically, the best of ...read more
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Thank you to the Tech Titans members who either joined or renewed their memberships in December. Our members are the lifeline of our organization and serve to make us stronger and more successful. We hope you will join us in welcoming these new members, doing business with them and referring other members to the Tech Titans organization.     New Members   The i4 ...read more
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Guest column by Madison Pedigo, director, innovation and entrepreneurship programs, Naveen Jindal School of Management, UT Dallas During the past ten years, corporate venture capital (CVC) investment has grown to represent a significant component of total VC investment. CVCs are investing for strategic awareness and financial return. From a startup perspective, CVCs provide capital but also may ...read more
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
The winner of the Tech Titans of the Future University Award, The University of North Texas College of Engineering for Bug Catchers, was awarded $25,000 for use in their program, which they will look to expand online. Pictured right are Tech Titans CEO Bill Sproull, Tech Titans Chair Barbara Baffer from Ericsson, Awards Chair Deborah Sawyer, UNT Dr. Renee Bryce, and Dr. Barrett Bryant, Chair of ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, December 10, 2018
Addison Treehouse: co-working thrives in a public/private co-working partnership Tech Titans partner Addison Treehouse is a co-working space with a twist: it’s a public/private partnership with the City of Addison. Created nearly five years ago, the Treehouse helps entrepreneurs start, build and grow companies through education, mentorship and community. “A goal of our partnership with the City ...read more
Monday, December 10, 2018
Thank you to the Tech Titans members who either joined or renewed their memberships in October and November. Our members are the lifeline of our organization and serve to make us stronger and more successful. We hope you will join us in welcoming these new members, doing business with them and referring other members to the Tech Titans organization.   New members   Scroll down for a description ...read more
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Tech Titans and Qorvo sponsored three days of SMARTgirls summer camp at Davis Intermediate in Wylie during the summer. The focus of the week-long camp was building awareness of STEM opportunities and careers among rising fifth, sixth and seventh grade girls. Thanks to the talent of several Tech Titans volunteers and the generous sponsorship of Qorvo, 29 girls learned about aerospace engineering, ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, October 01, 2018
Cost of education. Price matters to students more than ever. College tuition is going up, but students are poorer and responsible for more of the cost of higher education. North Texas institutions recognize these issues and are adapting to support the needs of students and local communities.Dr. Richard Benson, president, UT Dallas, and Dr. Joe May, chancellor, DCCCD, discussed the stateof higher ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
The Blockchain Forum's inagural event was quite a blockbuster and stetched the limits of the room at host Bottle Rocket. The next event is Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Jones Day downtown, to discuss the legal landscape.Watch this video for the last event on the Tech Titans YouTube channel.Will Blockchain's technical problems ever get solved?Panelists: Mance Harmon, CEO/co-founder, Hedera HashgraphPaul ...read more
Monday, August 20, 2018
Twenty years ago, Stephen T. Winn had a vision: leveraging the internet to address the complex requirements of the multifamily rental industry. Today, RealPage is a leading global provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, serving more than 12,000 clients worldwide.   Steve founded RealPage in 1998 with the acquisition of Rent Roll, Inc., a provider of industry-leading, ...read more
Monday, August 04, 2014
Digital telecom giant Jim Donald selected as 2014 inductee to Tech Titans Hall of Fame James (Jim) Lee Donald has been selected as The Metroplex Technology Business Council’s 2014 inductee to the MTBC Tech Titans Hall of Fame. This honor recognizes a technology visionary from the DFW Metroplex for outstanding leadership in assisting, advancing and accelerating the performance of the technology ...read more