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Fort Worth's very own Cameron Cushman has secured one of six coveted mentor roles at the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Congress next month in Istanbul. Cushman, who currently serves as Director of Innovation Ecosystems at the University of North Texas Health

We didn't think it was possible, but the Frisco entrepreneurial community has just gotten even cooler. A new chapter of 1 Million Cups is scheduled to launch on September 13th and Frisco's signature coworking space, LaunchPad City, will serve as the

This is not a joke: What does a former truffle chef turned coleslaw master, a LinkedIn for patients coupled with a algorithm, and a “Medium” for video have in common? You might wonder if you missed a headline in

Remember back in the day when you sat in school, ate at the mom-and-pop shop in town (whatever mom-and-pop shop opened that year), and made friends at school with the same people who lived nearby? Remember the days… Those days aren’t

Insight! That was the name of the game at 1 Million Cups on Wednesday, August 24th. The community both gave insight, and gained it by listening to the pitches by Laura and Laramie. Both products are in beta (or, in

Sometimes solving a problem isn’t as easy as identifying a problem and solving it. Two entrepreneurs took the stage on Wednesday, August 17th at 1 Million Cups to present their problems and subsequent solutions. One a product and the other

“New uses for old things.” That was the theme of 1 Million Cups on Wednesday, August 10th. It’s here that we need to define “old.” How “old” is old? Engineering technology has been around for quite some time, but teaching

“Winner by audience participation” was how UT Dallas’ Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship pitch competition was decided at 1 Million Cups on Wednesday, August 3rd. All four presenting companies (Travabond, ConverseVR, ChoreMonstr, and Weiser) crushed their pitches, rocked their presence

Ever stepped outside of your eyes-on-phone bubble to think if someone really wanted to, they could pinpoint my location right now. Scary thought, right? You might be reading this right now on your phone, going somewhere, killing time from doing

Sometimes it’s the comments and feedback from the community that can help you define your product better than you can yourself. Pitching your idea, talking through your problem, and working with the smart minds around you is what defines “community.”

Ever heard of a company being focused on their bottom line (meaning how much profit their making)? What about their triple-bottom-line? Their what? Right. Triple Bottom Line companies pay attention to the way that their company impacts the people around

Every week at 1 Million Cups is a new experience. On Wednesday, March 9, the companies pitching covered the age spectrum, from Corporate America to 15-year-olds. We learned about the optimization of the office worker experience with Tucker McCormack through

A Robin is red, right? Wrong. (Wait, what?!) That’s right, you heard it here first, folks. Robin is blue. At least that’s the color that Justin Crandall and Bart Lamont, founders of Robin, the lawncare service marketplace, showed up wearing

Jables. Pronounced like cables or Gables, likely starting with the letter J for “Jason Bunnell,” the entrepreneur that pitched at 1 Million Cups on Wednesday, February 10 … or Jack Black’s nickname from the “Tenacious D” (this will make sense

People Like You and Me: PLUM. (Roll with it. The “you” is “u,” alla shorthand texting before autocorrect fixed that for you.) Russell Cowdrey pitched his “flip the switch” on your data concept to the 1 Million Cups audience on

With so many events taking place across the metroplex, it can be tough to determine what events are right or most convenient for you. We’ve pulled out some of the major startup events taking place across the North Texas region

"How can we help you?" That was the phrase I heard after my experience as an attendee at 1 Million Cups at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center. I thought that it was nice gesture, but in today's world of back to back meetings