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From Spirits to Sanitizer

There are a couple of things every Fort Worthian knows - that best barbeque joints in town, or the best places to hear live jazz music. Another thing every Fort Worthian knows is that COVID-19 has changed our community and livelihoods. The looming threat lingers over the city, with the best defense being actions we can do to stave off the virus ourselves and to protect others: staying inside & washing your hands. What is something else every Fort Worthian knows? When the community needs help, we do what we can to chip in. And that’s what Acre Distilling (

My Experience Attending Global Entrepreneurship Week Events

I will preface this blog by stating that I am an intern for the UNTHSC and that I am writing this from the perspective of an attendee. Enjoy! For the ones in the back who do not know what Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is, let me briefly explain to you so I can really dive into my experience. GEW is basically a global movement celebrated in hundreds of cities around the world, reaching millions of people through local, national and global events, activities and competitions. The goal is to inspire communities to collaborate and share their networks and markets to build...

Top 5 Must-Attend Events for Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth

By Montrel Wilson, Ecosystem Building Intern, UNTHSC Are you an aspiring entrepreneur, innovator, new startup? A Business owner, job creator, an inquisitive person? Do you struggle finding resources, support, and an entrepreneurial community to help you in your endeavors? You are not alone, the majority of “creators” struggle in these areas. This is where Global entrepreneurship week (GEW) comes in to play. GEW is a global movement celebrated in hundreds of cities around the world that reaches millions of people through local, national and global events, activities and competitions. The goal is to inspire communities to collaborate and share their networks and...

SCORE Fort Worth Offering 2 Spanish Language Workshops on October 26th

ARE YOU A HISPANIC THAT DREAM OF STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START AND ENGLISH IS NOT YOUR PRIMARY LANGUAGE?  SCORE Fort Worth is offering two workshops for the first time in Spanish for persons that are that are thinking of starting up their own businesses or are established small business owners. One workshop is called: Sabe Lo Que Se Necesita Para Empezar un Negocio?  The other is called: Como Escribir un Plan de Negocio Efectivo”. We will be presenting them on October 26 in our main training room in downtown Fort Worth at the James. E. Guinn Complex in the...

Fort Worth is hosting GEW: Here’s How You Can Get Involved

Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth At a Glance ·       What: Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019 ·       When: November 14 - 22 ·       Where: Various venues around Fort Worth ·       Why: To celebrate and support the impact that entrepreneurs & business owners make locally and globally ·       Follow: https://www.gewfortworth.com; @GEWFortWorth In just a few short months, GEW Fort Worth 2019 will be here to celebrate, educate and connect all those who are passionate about entrepreneurship in Fort Worth. Sparkyard is here to tell you everything you need to know about GEW, GEW Fort Worth and what to expect this November. What is Global Entrepreneurship Week? Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is an international celebration of the...

Welcome to Sparkyard!

Welcome to Sparkyard! Fort Worth is home to a wealth of resources designed to help business owners and entrepreneurs launch and grow their business. From city and county resources to non-profit foundations and for-profit companies, our area is committed to helping grow our economy by supporting the birth of new companies. However, launching a new company can be tricky and far too often people looking for help with their business spend too much time trying to track down the right resource at the right time. That’s where Sparkyard comes in. Our mission is to help companies grow and prosper by providing business owners...