Interview with Will Power, Artist-in-Residence at SMU

From early on, I was taught the importance of being self-sufficient, of being independent, of being able to garner your own art and to promote it and produce it. I learned that importance when I realized Continue reading

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Interview with John Dean

John Dean: Founder and CEO of Textbook Valet

What did you want to do as a freshman in college?

Honestly, I have always wanted to start Continue reading

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Arts Entrepreneurship at your school?

June 6 and 7, Meadows School of the Arts at SMU will host the inaugural conference for the Arts Entrepreneurship Educators Society. UT Austin’s department of Fine Arts dean, Douglas Dempster, will serve as the keynote speaker and will deliver a speech “The Hedgehog and the Hacker: Hacking Entrepreneurship into Regimented Curricula.” To register, see: http://bit.ly/1iWJn2f

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Interview with Jeff Gallea

Jeff Gallea: Belt Designer

What did you want to do in college?

I wanted to be a painter, but growing up, Continue reading

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Interview with Arts Entrepreneur: Dave Kaplan

Dave Kaplan: owner/founder of Dave Kaplan Management, one of the five cornerstones of a broad based entertainment company, which includes Surfdog records, Surfdog and Surfmutt Music Publishing, SDE Marketing Agency and Surfdog’s Java hut.

What did you want to do as a freshman in college?

I had no idea.  My best guess was Continue reading

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Interview with Nancy Campbell

Nancy Campbell is the founder of The Campbell Agency, a premiere model and talent Nancy-Campbell-3-editagency in Dallas, TX.

Q: When you decided that you wanted to pursue the entrepreneurship path, was their something like a calling that caused you to do so?

 

A:  I’d always been in this business. I was an actor for 8 years and I worked in production as well.  What actually started it was I got married and 6 months later my husband suggested it. He actually gave me the idea and I thought, “oh what the heck”, I was 28 and you have no challenges at 28, you can do anything.  So I started with a wing Continue reading

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Interview with Sammy Abdullah

Background
Sammy is the founder of the Dallas Angel network and has a degree in Business from The University of Texas at Austin – The Red McCombs School of Business.

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What are Dallas Investors looking for?

I’m going to be honest with you, in Dallas, investors Continue reading

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