Here’s Why A Big Architecture Firm Is Interested In DFW startups

In a Dallas Business Journal exclusive, Danielle Abril tells the story of why Gensler is looking to work with DFW startups. Spaces from 5,000 square feet and up are on their radar. While it’s not expected to be a profit center early on, it is an important part of their growth strategy.

Indeed, larger companies are paying attention to the unprecedented startup activity in the area. Today’s two founder companies will become bigger, and that is the hope of many companies in the area.

“The technology and entrepreneurial scene in general is blowing up here. On a larger corporate relocation scale, a lot of companies are moving here, which will be followed by an onslaught of smaller companies.” – Mike McKeown, Senior Consulting Strategist at Gensler

Read more at Dallas Business Journal.

  • Michael Sitarzewski is the Publisher of Launch DFW, co-founder and CEO of Epic Playground, Inc., makers of inboundgeo. He is a veteran entrepreneur (and a TechStars Cloud alum) with a specific focus on Web-based software and services. Sitarzewski has been a part of the internet startup culture since 1994 and has had two exits along the way. After a seven years in the Boulder, Colorado startup community, Michael returned to Dallas, Texas, in 2013 where he’s focused on growing and increasing the visibility of the burgeoning Dallas startup community. He is the EIR at The DEC, a mentor in the RevTech accelerator, and leads several events in the Dallas area. Sitarzewski considers helping people understand and leverage technology his life’s work.

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