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ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation Today

Wallbox acquires EV charging installation company Coil, Inc.; Plano-based FedEx Office begins piloting all-electric Ford E-Transit delivery vans; Flite Golf & Entertainment breaks ground on flagship Las Vegas experience; and more news from North Texas.


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THE LAST WORD on Dallas Innovates. Find "who said what" in our collection of quotes on Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation.
Every Last Word: Quotes About All Things North Texas
Read “who said what” in our roundup of quotes about all things North Texas, including Wired's Steven Levy; Mark Cuban on the metaverse; John Goff of Goff Capital; SMU's Dr. Simon Mak; CITI apprentice Rasheda Walker; McKissack and McKissack's Deryl McKissack; Articulation Art's Lesli Marshall; Hillwood's Reid Goetz; and more.
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Opportunities for North Texas Innovators
Check out this curated selection of contests, nominations, pitches, and grants. Our roundup of programs is for entrepreneurs, corporates, creatives, inventors, educators, and impact innovators in North Texas.

You'll find deadlines coming up for NPower's free virtual training: the Governor's Volunteer Awards; LinkedIn Creator Accelerator Program: Technology & Innovation; Lone Star Film Festival; and many more opportunities.
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The Last Word: Mark Cuban on the Real Estate Value of the Metaverse
Mark Cuban has some hot takes on the metaverse, and he doesn't stop there. He made a recent virtual appearance on the YouTube channel Altcoin Daily to share his thoughts on Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Cardano, cryptocurrency in general, and more.
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SXSW’s 2023 ‘PanelPicker’ Opens For Voting—and DFW Companies Are Vying to Take the Stage

by | Aug 10, 2022
South by Southwest has opened its 2023 "PanelPicker" for crowd-sourced community voting through August 21. You could be among the people who vote to decide which panelists will take the stage next March at SXSW. Out of the thousands of session proposals up for voting, many have Dallas-area ties. We share just 10 of them—including ideas from Mark Cuban, the Dallas Cowboys, Venture Dallas, Dallas Innovation Alliance, CollateralEdge, Kanarys, Zirtue, Masterplan, and more.
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‘Data for Good’: Addison-based HundredX Surpasses $10M in Donations for 700+ Causes
by | Aug 10, 2022
HundredX—an AI-powered, crowd-sourced market share strategy company based in Addison—gives money to nonprofits in exchange for feedback from the nonprofits' community members on the more than 2,500 businesses on HundredX’s platform.

Result: Companies get "ethically sourced" consumer data, while consumers get to "give without spending." That win-win has now led to over $10 million in donations to 700+ nonprofits—including nearly 20 in Dallas alone.
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Dallas Invents: 127 Patents Granted for Week of July 19
by | Aug 10, 2022
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patent activity out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: State Farm's Autonomous Vehicle Insurance Based Upon Usage, Oracle's Detection Of Malware In Documents, Amazon's Flexible Container Chutes For Sortation Systems, Samsung's Mesh Compression, Polte's Network Architecture And Methods For Location Services, and more.
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The Last Word: John Goff on Why GameSquare Is Moving its HQ to The Star
Toronto-based GameSquare Esports acquired Frisco's Complexity Gaming in June 2021. Since launching in 2003, Complexity has won over 140 esports championships in nearly 30 games, and is headquartered at The Star in Frisco.
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