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Business news covering the entrepreneurial culture and new business ventures.

Hyperloop could dramatically change how Texans do business statewide

An artist rendering of what a future hyperloop station could look like. | Photo courtesy of AECOM

September 25, 2017 - 2:17pm

Career Path: CEO talks the 1990s gig economy

Kim Houlne, CEO of Working Solutions, started the original gig economy in 1996 so people could work from home. | Photo courtesy of Working Solutions.

September 15, 2017 - 3:35pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ernie Garcia


A home, office cleaning service is growing in Texas

Commercial cleaner Jan-Pro is also looking for new master franchises to open in the North Texas area.  | Photo courtesy of Jan-Pro and Maid Right.

August 3, 2017 - 5:28pm

Four Day Weekend tells all in new "Happy Accidents" book

The founders of Four Day Weekend detail their favorite stories with some business sense in the new "Happy Accidents: The Transformative Power of "Yes, And" at Work and in Life." (Photo submitted by Four Day Weekend) 

July 25, 2017 - 3:43pm

Texas wants to prove its startup worth but may lack the money

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center in the West End of downtown Dallas a variety of events to showcase the startup talent. (Photo by Emmanuel Lopez, community coordinator for the DEC) 

July 25, 2017 - 2:08am

VR is big business for several North Texas companies

Virtual reality has found its way into the corporate world for training and education. | Photo courtesy of Fjord Design and Innovation.

June 19, 2017 - 5:46pm

Career Path: From the seas to the bees, Navy vet turns beekeeper

Nathan Sheets started with one beehive and now has a honey-making empire. Photo courtesy of Nature Nate's. 

June 19, 2017 - 5:35pm

Career Path: From grad school dropout to Hollywood acclaim

Photo courtesy of Eric Boulanger

June 6, 2017 - 1:27pm