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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. Interview What are Dallas Investors looking for? I’m going to … Continue reading

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Interview with Trey Bowles

Background Trey Bowles is a serial entrepreneur who had his start in the realm of media technology and is now the co-founder and CEO of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center. Trey has a BA in Marketing from Baylor University and is … Continue reading

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Interview with Gihan Amarasiriwardena

Background Gihan is a young entrepreneur from Amherst, Massachusetts who has his own online clothing store called Ministry of Supply. Gihan graduated from M.I.T. in 2011 with a degree in Chemical Engineering and currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts. Interview Gihan … Continue reading

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Powerful Tools for Arts Entrepreneurs

Today’s arts entrepreneurs now have the potential to develop and communicate with an audience pieced together, representing cultures across the globe. One may develop a pocket of interest in Canada, while at the same time having a loyal audience in … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Set Goals Daily

In the training of Arts Entrepreneurs at SMU, we spend a lot of time talking about goals and how to achieve them. Here are 10 Reasons to Set Goals Daily: Having clear goals (or objectives), helps us clarify our intentions … Continue reading

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Winner of Arts Entrepreneur Pitch Contest

We have a Winner of both the annul Pitch Contest in the class Attracting Capital, but also The Marble Game. Jordan Barnett, Senior Arts Entrepreneurship student, has won both contests this year. See Jordan’s video interview on how she traded up … Continue reading

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Interview with Barney Aqualino, Dance Entrepreneur

Barney Aqualino, Co-Founder of Dance Obsession (Dance Company) Barney & Debbie Aquilino have been teaching ballroom dancing for 30 years and have owned Dance Obsession for over 25 years. After only a few short years of dancing together professionally, they … Continue reading

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