Archive for March, 2018

Discovery: Reducing Cancer Risk 1 Cup at a Time, Scientist Seeks Clearer Images of Deadly Tumors

Posted by Lance Murray

RESEARCHERS SAY COFFEE MAY REDUCE CANCER RISKS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchI drink a lot of coffee, I admit it. I’m drinking some as I write. A new study from the Simmons Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center says that might be a

On Tap: Dallas Startup Week, Automation Everywhere & Comedy Festival

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 …

Follow the Money: Cuban Backs 3D-Printed Rocket Maker, RevTech Secures $10M

Posted by Lance Murray

CUBAN INVESTS IN STARTUP THAT WILL 3D-PRINT ROCKET ENGINES, BOOSTERS

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was among a group of investors in a Series B funding round that brought in an additional $35 million for Relativity Space, which plans to

Innovation Scorecard: Chamber Says DFW in ‘Position of Strength’

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas favorably stacks up against cities across the U.S. and the globe in entrepreneurial spirit and innovation-readiness per a new “Innovation Scorecard” released by the Dallas Regional Chamber along with Accenture, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, and Southern Methodist University.

Homeless Kids, City Park, STEM Education Benefit from Philanthropy

Posted by Lance Murray

COALITION CREATING CENTER FOR HOMELESS CHILDREN GETS $50K BOOST 

The transformation of the former Fannie C. Harris Elementary School in Dallas into a drop-in shelter for homeless youth has gotten a major boost this month after the coalition renovating the

FirstNet, AT&T Launch System ‘Core’ to Help First Responders Communicate

Posted by Lance Murray

First reponders across the nation now will have access to a specialized communications network to help them communicate with each other during times of emergency — such as terror attacks, mass shootings, and other events.

FirstNet built by Dallas-based AT&T …

Applications Open for 3rd Annual Health Innovation Competition

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Health Wildcatters is seeking early stage health care startups to pitch in its third annual competition coming up in May 16 during the Healthcare Dealmakers Conference in Dallas.

The Dallas-based seed accelerator and coworking space is focused on helping early …

Dallas Invents: 92 Patents Granted for Week of March 20

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

Submit Your Pick for 2018 ‘Startup Evangelist’

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

With Dallas Startup Week rapidly approaching, organizers are asking the community to nominate their candidate for “Startup Evangelist of the Year.” 

“The Startup Evangelist protects and preserves the spirit of the community by being the voice of reason with a

Honor Courage Commitment, Linux Academy Partner for Veteran IT Training

Posted by Katie Kelton

In 1998, Cliff Sosamon left the Marine Corps to start his new life as a civilian — but something felt wrong.

“When we get out of the military, it’s like we hang up our identity,” Sosamon said.

“When we get