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Fort Worth Chamber names Small Business of the Year finalists

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Nine top Tarrant County businesses have been selected as category finalists in competition for the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Small Business of the Year Award, presented by Bank of Texas. Category winners will...

Unknowns about 2020 election make some businesses cautious

NEW YORK (AP) — While the 2020 presidential election is still a year away, some business owners see their customers already becoming more cautious because of the unknowns about who will be the next...

Entrepreneurs needed: Slowdown in business formation poses a risk to economy

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WASHINGTON – Despite a decade-plus of economic growth, Americans have slowed the pace at which they're forming new companies, a trend that risks further widening the gap between the most affluent and everyone else. The...

Entrepreneurs and small-business owners are key drivers of prosperity in rural Texas

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UT Austin researchers funded by the IC² Institute at The University of Texas at Austin institute will look at a range of ways to promote economic development including tracking regional entrepreneurship, promoting rural innovation...

Entrepreneurial excellence: Fort Worth cake maker finds recipe for success

It's bright, colorful and the air whiffs of batter and sugar inside the Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery on Camp Bowie Boulevard. The bakery has welcomed plenty of smiling faces celebrating achievements from the grandest to...

Council Report: Economic opportunities with two chambers

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At Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received a report on 2018-19 economic opportunities and successes from the Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce (FWMBCC) and the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber...

Shootings raise level of alarm at small businesses

NEW YORK (AP) — At a four-hour meeting last month, Michelle Abdow's staffers got to experience some of the sights, sounds and even smells they could encounter if someone invaded their office and began...

Made in Ft. Worth: Megan Thorne Fine Jewels

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When it comes to distinctive fine jewelry in Fort Worth that can’t be found anywhere else in the country, Megan Thorne Fine Jewels is at the top of my list.  Megan is part of a new wave of modern jewelry designers who create pieces that are ethically sourced and simultaneously stunning. ... The post Made in Ft. Worth: Megan Thorne Fine Jewels appeared first on Tanglewood Moms.

CodeLaunch picks finalists for $100,000 entrepeneur competition

Five startups and its entrepreneurs will take the CodeLaunch stage to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience for a chance to win over $100,000 in seed services. CodeLaunch is...

It’s a Hit! Fort Worth finds its sound and vision on Near Southside

Fort Worth has a sound. It gets mislaid sometimes in the parade of progress. Every so often, a Fort Worth act breaks that sound barrier and permeates through the ears of millions. With deep roots...