Fireside Chat with Jim Gable (Bra-Ket Science) and Duncan MacFarlane (SMU)

March 25, 2019, 10:30 PM UTC – March 26, 2019, 12:30 AM UTC

Join us on March 25th at Capital Factory + The DEC for food, drinks, networking and a fireside chat with Jim Gable (Bra-Ket Science) & Duncan MacFarlane (SMU Lyle School of Engineering). Bra-Ket Science is an academic and commercial partnership, working jointly with researchers at the Lyle School of Engineering at SMU in Dallas.

About this event

Bra-Ket Science was founded to develop fundamentally new information devices using quantum photonics. That is, new architectures based on the very nature of light. 

Who: Jim Gable (President of Bra-ket Science) & Duncan MacFarlane (Associate Dean for Engineering Entrepreneurship at SMU) 

What: Uncovering the relationship between Universities and Startups  

Where: Capital Factory + The DEC (3102 Oak Lawn Ave. Suite 109, Dallas, TX 75219)

When: March 25th from 5:30pm-7:30 pm

What Else: Beats, Eats & Treats Provided

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 115 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies.

Our monthly fireside chat provides ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.

Check out what happened



March 25 – 26, 2019
10:30 PM – 12:30 AM UTC


10:30 PMConnecting, Food and Drinks
11:00 PMFireside Chat
11:30 PMNetworking


  • Lee Blaylock


    CEO & Chairman

  • Caroline Baylock