Adrienne Marley and her car seat coolers.
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North Texas “Mom-Trepreneur” Wants To Cool Your Child’s Car Seat

Adrienne Marley makes homemade goods and right now one of her bestsellers is her car seat cooler.


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Student Uses Entrepreneurial Vision To Finance College

News about skyrocketing college tuition costs and the resulting student loan burden seems ever-present. But, one young North Texan found a unique way to finance his education — without debt!


IDEA Works

New Partnership Aims To Help Small Businesses Grow

In one of the buildings of an old, renovated elementary school, a new service called IDEA Works opened its doors. Its business is helping other people grow their businesses.


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Perry Ending California Trip Empty Handed – So Far

Governor Rick Perry wrapped up his high-profile recruiting trip to California on Wednesday without having persuaded any businesses to relocate to his state — at least not yet.


The Cardigan -- a cardboard holder created by North Texan Tori Brown. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

North Texas Mom Busy With Creative Inventions

A North Texas mother, always bothered trying to display photo cards of friends and family, has tapped into her entrepreneurial spirit. The now self-proclaimed “Momprenuer” is the brainchild of several products on the market, and on the drawing board.

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Satellite Patent Office Set To Open In North Texas

For the first time in two centuries, the federal government is opening patent offices outside of the Washington D.C. area and one of the new satellite locations will be in North Texas.


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Hopeful Entrepreneurs Enter ‘The Boardroom’

Once a month, hopeful entrepreneurs can now pitch their ideas for inventions and new businesses to North Texas investors.


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Small Fort Worth Businesses Competing For Grant Money

The Fort Worth Business Assistance Center is holding a contest to help local small businesses.


Small Business Owners Struggle in Sagging Economy

As the Government considers injecting more stimulus into the stalled economy, small business owners are struggling to stay afloat…and sometimes forced to take desperate measures to do so.