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Purposeful Growth for the Young Company - Navigating People Pitfalls During Go-Go Growth is the next up in our series of Lunch and Learn events. Dustin Baker, business owner and Stoke member will talk about managing growth, maintaining culture, and hiring the right people for your growing company. This talk can benefit business owners, freelancers, and other professionals.
Starting a small business can be a confusing and sometimes lonely process. At Stoke, we have worked to build an arsenal of resources for entrepreneurs to find success on their journey. These tools include educational programming, a group of mentors, networking events, and a supportive community of people with diverse experience and skill sets to work near and learn from. Our staff works to ensure that we are providing value to our members and support to the small business and startup community of Denton, so we’ve put together this list of tips to help the entrepreneurial hopefuls among you.
In this video you'll learn about a satellite software startup out of Denton, Texas that's changing the way we look at space technology. To date, they have secured $3,000,000 in funding from multiple investors including Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper.
Measuring marketing efficiency is only the beginning — you should really be focusing on determining the pieces of data that can most powerfully influence your strategy. Who cares if your marketing is efficient if there's a better option that you're not seeing?
Stoke Coworking recently sponsored one of our member companies, Cortex Therapy Solutions, to attend the FUND Conference in Austin, TX. Their primary goal - secure or at least discover potential avenues of investment. Cortex currently has their prototype, a solid business strategy, and are in the process of finalizing a partnership with a tier one research institution.
In February, we spoke with President of TechMill and Drupal developer, Kyle Taylor. This month, we pick the two minds behind Shepherd Dog: Brandy Thomas and David Brunow. Shepherd Dog works with small businesses and non-profits to help them with technology services such as websites and app development. We talked with them about items such as working closely with a partner, their favorite small business projects, and whether or not they could win in an arm wrestling match with Kyle Taylor. Read on for more!
Kyle Taylor is Senior Drupal Developer at LevelTen and President of TechMill, a non-profit organization led by a group of entrepreneurs, techies and software developers in Denton with a mission to develop and promote the city as a startup hub in North Texas. We wanted to pick his brain to learn a bit more about TechMill, the startup scene in Denton, and - of course - his favorite lunch spot. Read on for more!
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Investment, collaboration, corporations and access to talent -- not to mention industry-disrupting, entrepreneurial UNT alums -- are driving innovation culture in DFW with impacts in the state and beyond.
Emily Roden rents the quintessential Denton space for her startup ReadyRosie – its headquarters, situated at 207 W. Hickory St., are smack dab on the Square. It’s the perfect location for a local startup, with passersby catching glimpses of ReadyRosie’s signage as they make their way to downtown’s signature businesses, from LSA to Recycled Books, Records & CDs. But there is a catch...
If you’ve read Launch DFW’s feature on them back in February, you’ll know that Stoke Denton is doing big things both in and for the entrepreneurial community in Denton. With many of their recent events, they’re aiming to draw in those from outside Denton for a visit as well.
With about one-third of the 50 finalists from outside the United States, this year’s competition represents the most exciting, innovative and cutting-edge technology in the global startup ecosystem today.
Few cities in the metroplex have the reputation and pride that Denton does when it comes to community. From music and arts, to food and education, this often forgotten corner of the metroplex has also been making quite a name for itself within the DFW startup scene.