Jen Sanders is an avid supporter of the startup community locally and nationally, She currently serves as an Ambassador for the Dallas Entrepreneur Center (DEC) and is an Advisory Board member for retail and lifestyle startup, Need. Jen is an angel investor and works with several local startups and nonprofits. Most recent obsession: smart cities and sustainable urban development.

She graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Psychology with a minor concentration in Economics.

 

Recent posts by this Author


Startups to Smart Grid: Austin’s Cleantech Economy

Long known as the dot of blue in a red state; Austin, Texas has always been a little more “down to earth”. With an economy with deep technology roots dating back to Dell’s early days and the semi-conductor boom in the 1990s, following the…

With Kubos, Companies Enter the Space Age Faster

Kubos

According to a 2014 report from the Space Foundation, space exploration and technology is a $314 billion market and – with major projects underway including SpaceX and Blue Origin – Texas is well-positioned to capitalize. Thirty space startups are launched annually, and Denton-based Kubos…

Mend: Mobile Tech Revives the House Call

healthcare apps

You might say that the drive to provide convenient, patient-centered medical care is in Mend founder Dr. Jonathan Clarke’s blood – in the 1970s, his grandfather was a family physician practicing in east Texas and traveled from town to town providing care for patients…