Archive for June, 2017

On Tap: Moving Cities Exhibit, Frida Fest & Tech by 2027

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

MediBookr Recognized as
National Health‑Care Innovator

Posted by Heather Noel

A Dallas-based startup has been recognized as one of the top “groundbreaking” health-care companies in the nation by Premier Inc.

MediBookr, a health-care cost comparison and appointment booking platform, was one of 17 startups and products honored this week at …

AT&T Pairs Budding Filmmakers With Famous Mentors

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

AT&T Hello Lab, a collection of entertainment created by, and for, young adult audiences, has launched a new mentorship program.

The program pairs young filmmakers with award-winning industry professionals — including Oscar winner Octavia Spencer — in what Dallas-based AT&T …

North Texas Region Named Third Largest Arts Economy

Posted by Mallory Houser

Supporting more than 52,000 jobs and generating $1.47 billion in economic activity, North Texas’ arts industry continues to grow at exponential rates.

The Americans for the Arts released these findings in a new study titled “Arts & Economic Prosperity

Nonprofit F.A.R.M Relocates to Expand Veteran Programs

Posted by Mallory Houser

After a sudden move from its DeSoto farm, Farmers Assisting Returning Veterans has relocated its operation to 200 acres of bottomland in Seogoville.

The new land off Bilindsay Road east of Interstate 45 is susceptible to flooding and has a …

Tech Wildcatters Names
New CEO for Accelerator

Posted by Lance Murray

There’s new leadership at Tech Wildcatters, the Dallas technology seed accelerator that has seen significant management changes in the past year.

Co-founder and Managing Partner Gabriella Zielke introduced Vorachai (Ricky) Tejapaibul as the new managing partner and CEO Wednesday evening …

Children’s Health to Provide Virtual Mental Health Counseling in Area Schools

Posted by Mallory Houser

This fall, Children’s Health is providing telemedicine technology to students in need of mental health counseling.

The pilot program will deliver therapy visits to students in select Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD schools. Dallas ISD is also considering the program.

“We knew

Bottle Rocket Adds C-Level
Executive to Explore New Tech

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Amid Bottle Rocket’s expansion into new technologies, a seasoned Dallas techie has taken on a leadership role to help further advance the company. 

With more than 10 years experience in enterprise applications, Jonathan Campos is now the chief mobile architect …

Greer Gas-to-Liquid Lab a ‘World Changer’ in Making Cheaper Fuels

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

A new $750,000 gas-to-liquid lab has opened at the University of Texas at Arlington where researchers plan to convert natural gas to high-grade diesel and jet fuel in a process that one executive called a potential “world changer” for making

Digital Ad Firm Buys Plano-based Choose Energy for ‘Less Than $100 Million’

Posted by Lance Murray

Plano-based Choose Energy, a website that offers cost-comparison service tools for energy usage, has been bought by a South Carolina-based digital advertising company.

Fortune reported that Red Ventures of Fort Mill, South Carolina, paid less than $100 million for the …