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  • Innovation is changing Fort Worth. Start-ups and a spirit of entrepreneurship are transforming the city known for Cowboys and Culture into a hub for innovative ideas and businesses. Innovate Fort Worth shares the stories of the city’s leading innovators, entrepreneurs and investors —and highlights the resources available to bring ideas to market. Powered by UNT Health Science Center.
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Episodes
  • May 10 2022
    Fort Worth recently announced that it is the first city government to mine bitcoin. Alex Brammer, the VP of Business Development at Luxor Technologies, one the city’s partners on their new bitcoin mine, does a deep dive to explain what the City of Fort Worth’s new bitcoin mining operation is and why it could have great outcomes for all Fort Worthians.
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    34 mins
  • Apr 26 2022

    Abexxa Biologics is changing how we treat cancer. Using immunotherapy, Jon Weidanz is treating cancer through novel biotechnology that targets cancer cells and boosts immune systems of patients. Jon and Debra Weidanz are the co-founders of the biotech company Abexxa Biologics, that was acquired by Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) in 2021. Jon shares how he raised capital from BI venture funds, how Abexxa won their “golden ticket” competition and how they went from lab discovery to acquisition in just a few years.

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    32 mins
  • Apr 12 2022

    What started off as a class project at TCU grew into a health food company that spans the nation. Austin Patry and Sophia Karbowski are the cofounders of Rollin’ n Bowlin’, the first acai bowl establishment in Fort Worth, who sought to provide nutritional food to their fellow university students. These two are taking over college campuses by providing healthy smoothies and acai bowls and have begun offering their products on grocery store shelves.

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    23 mins

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