If you’re looking to kick your health tech startup into high gear, Dallas-Fort Worth is a sweet spot to set up shop. Among DFW’s offerings: a roaring tech sector, startup meetups galore and top medical schools, to name a few.
How do you navigate the goods? Here’s a list of resources to help out.
Launch DFW, the go-to spot for DFW startups and entrepreneurs.
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (the DEC), a business-support structure for entrepreneurs providing a location where they can receive training, education, mentorship, promotion and access to capital.
Health 2.0 Dallas, a group of Dallas innovators who meet regularly with the mission to cultivate and propel health and technology within our community.
Lauren Silverman was the Health, Science & Technology reporter/blogger at KERA News. She was also the primary backup host for KERA’s Think and the statewide newsmagazine Texas Standard. In 2016, Lauren was recognized as Texas Health Journalist of the Year by the Texas Medical Association. She was part of the Peabody Award-winning team that covered Ebola for NPR in 2014. She also hosted "Surviving Ebola," a special that won Best Long Documentary honors from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI). And she's won a number of regional awards, including an honorable mention for Edward R. Murrow award (for her project “The Broken Hip”), as well as the Texas Veterans Commission’s Excellence in Media Awards in the radio category.