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Social Entrepreneurs are Taking Over Fort Worth!

Social Enterprises are taking over Fort Worth. As more consumers decide to make conscientious purchases, entrepreneurs are creating companies with their values in mind. So what is social enterprise? Well, it is kind of hard to define. According to www.socialenterprise.us, a social enterprise is “Organizations that address a basic unmet need or solve a social or environmental problem through a market-driven approach.” Fort Worth has many  local social entrepreneurs who are building companies to solve our most pressing issues. Whether it is striving to reduce waste, providing meaningful employment, or leading a  wave of innovators and changemakers,...

Innovate Fort Worth Podcast: Favorite FW Innovators, Part II

Fort Worth is full of innovation and innovators. The Innovate Fort Worth was launched in 2019 to provide a platform for those local innovators to tell their stories and share their latest projects with our community. At the end of each episode the host, Cameron Cushman, asks each guest who their favorite innovator is in Fort Worth. We thought it would be fun to compile a list of these innovators favorite local innovators. The first 10 episodes of favorite innovators can be found on a previous blog post, Innovate FW Podcast: Favorite FW Innovators.

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...