Archive for March, 2018

Hire Maturity Looks to Help Older Workers Land Jobs

Posted by Jeff Bounds

Fresh off selling a business that helped connect employers with military veterans, a North Texas entrepreneur has launched a similar play aimed at older workers called Hire Maturity LLC. 

Hire Maturity makes money by selling sponsorships and tables at career …

Venture X to Open Coworking Space in Galleria Area

Posted by Lance Murray

Venture X Dallas will hold a grand opening for its new Galleria area professional coworking space on April 5, adding another player to the burgeoning coworking market in North Texas.

The new facility at 5301 Alpha Road, Suite E80, is …

Follow the Money: Hedera Raises $18M, CareView Completes $2M Round

Posted by Lance Murray

CRYPTOCURRENCY STARTUP GETS $18M, WILL LAUNCH NEW PLATFORM

Dallas-based cryptocurrency startup Hedera plans to launch a new virtual currency platform called Hedera Hashgraph thanks to an $18 million funding round. 

The Hedera funding round included Digital Currency Group, and the …

Next Frontier: 8 North Texas Companies on the Forefront of Blockchain

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

When most people hear the term blockchain, they immediately think bitcoin.

And, there’s a good reason why the two are used almost interchangeably by much of the public as well as the media. Blockchain technology was invented by the pseudonymous …

On Tap: Power of the Pivot, Boardroom Pitch Contest & Sunken Garden

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

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 …

TX-PACE Funds Help Butler Brothers Building’s Energy Efficiency

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

In 1911, the 510,000-square-foot Butler Brothers Building in downtown Dallas opened as a warehouse for wholesalers George and Edward Butler.

More than a century year later, Alterra International Holdings in 2012 acquired the decrepit, vacant building at 500 S. Ervay, …

Five Takeaways From the First Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses Alumni Summit

Posted by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses DCCCD

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver SponsorThe tweet, “The energy in this place is intoxicating!!!!,” doesn’t even begin to describe the energy of what happens when you bring together 2,200 entrepreneurs from across the country at Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses’ first-ever Alumni Summit held recently

Redevelopment Breathes New Life Into Real Estate That’s Run its Course

Posted by Kerry Curry

This article originally appeared in the Dallas-Fort Worth Real Estate Review.

The retail landscape is changing quickly, and Arlington hasn’t been immune to that. Two former shopping malls, Six Flags Mall and Forum 303 Mall, closed years ago as shoppers

Arlington: Swinging for the Fences

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

This article originally appeared in the Dallas-Fort Worth Real Estate Review.

A home run. A touchdown. You can pick your sports metaphor when it comes to the city of Arlington becoming a dynamic part of the North Texas economy. The

Getting in the Game: Arlington Repurposing Convention Center into Esports Stadium

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Competitive video gaming is coming to Arlington, putting roots down the street from where the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys play.

The city announced plans Wednesday to open a 100,000-square-foot Esports Arlington Stadium. The venue could be hosting digital competitions …

Dallas-based Horizon Air Changes Name to Leviate

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas-based business charter, sales, and management aviation company Horizon Air Group announced it is rebranding as Leviate Air Group.

Since its founding in 2014, the company’s growth included becoming a FAA certified air carrier, a move it said drew the …

Dallas Invents: 81 Patents Granted for Week of March 6

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

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

On Our Radar: U.S. Army Seeks Home for Military Innovation Office

Posted by Lance Murray

Ten-hut! Municipal leaders across the nation will be at attention when the U.S. Army soon announces a short list of cities that could be the home to the Army Futures Command — sort of a military innovation office.

The Army

L’Oreal, SkinCeuticals Unveil Personalized Skincare Service

Posted by Lance Murray

L’Oreal has unveiled its newest technological advancement, a personalized skincare service called Custom D.O.S.E., that was developed by the company’s Technology Incubator in partnership with Garland-based SkinCeuticals Inc., a L’Oreal-owned company.

D.O.S.E. is a service that is engineered to scan …

From Café Momentum to National Math & Science Initiative, DFW Groups Receive Funding

Posted by Lance Murray

CAFE MOMENTUM WINS $50K, KICKS OFF FUNDRAISING EFFORT

Café Momentum Founder Chad Houser won the first-place prize of $50,000 in BBVA Compass’ accelerator program for social entrepreneurs.

The bank celebrated the BBVA Momentum award at a recent event, where Café …

Bush Library Explores First Ladies’ Role as Social Changemaker in New Exhibit

Posted by Lance Murray

A new exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University gives a view of how first ladies have influenced policy, politics, and social change throughout history.

The exhibit “First Ladies: Style …

Growth Camp: Salesforce to Give Startups Actionable Advice on Pathway to Development

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

For the second year in a row sales and marketing tech company Salesforce is bringing a free, half day conference to Dallas with a focus on small and midsized businesses.

This year’s Salesforce Growth Camp: Dallas will be held March …

Digital Thought Leader Don Tapscott to Headline the Emerging Technologies Summit

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorDon Tapscott, the global leader in spotting digital innovation’s impact on huge segments of the worldwide economy — including finance and cryptocurrency — will headline the Emerging Technologies Summit at The University of Texas at Dallas. The summit will …

Patent Office Unveils New Grant Cover at SXSW Ceremony

Posted by Lance Murray

A new design for the patent grant cover was veiled Sunday by the United States Patent and Trademark Office in a ceremony at South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin.

The office said that the redesigned cover will make its …

Pieces Technologies, NTT Data Partner on Readmission System

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based AI and predictive analytics startup Pieces Technologies and Plano-based global technology servicers provider NTT Data Services announced the launch of a joint readmissions system at the HIMSS18 conferene held last week in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The companies said that …