Archive for April, 2018

St. Louis Sports Accelerator Launching Program in Frisco

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

A St. Louis, Missouri sports startup accelerator is making its move into North Texas. 

Stadia Ventures announced Friday that it’s aligning with LaunchPad City in Frisco to launch its first accelerator program in the region, which will debut a new …

Dallas Actor Kevin Page Tells How ‘To Live in the Moment’ in New Book

Posted by Lance Murray

Kevin Page, a Dallas innovator, actor, artist, and now author, has written a new book aimed at not only helping actors succeed in auditions, but also helping public speakers, business executives, and others to present themselves with more charisma and

$8M Series A Round Leads to Rapid Growth for Solovis

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Since an $8 million Series A funding round last May, Irving-based Solovis has been growing in size and revenue as well as through adding fund-level analytics to its financial tech platform.

The company saw a 300 percent increase in revenue

India-based Tata Consultancy Services Expands in Plano

Posted by Lance Murray

Another India-based IT services company has announced that it will have a greater presence in Plano.

Mumbai-based Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced Thursday it added 200 new employees to its Plano operations as part of an agreement with Transamerica to …

Report: 3 DFW Cities Among the 20 Best for Hispanic Entrepreneurs

Posted by Lance Murray

Three North Texas cities are among the Top 20 Cities for Hispanic Entrepeneurs, according to the personal finance website WalletHub.

Grand Prairie at No. 13, Irving at No. 17, and Fort Worth at No. 18, all made the top of

Dallas to Host Federal BioTech Conference

Posted by Dave Moore

The federal Department of Health and Human Services awarded nearly $1 billion in 2017 in grants to companies, startups, and researchers to improve health and to advance life sciences.

This fall, the Dallas Regional Chamber is hosting the 20th Annual

Discovery: Finding Lung Cancer Therapies, 1 Compound at a Time; UTD Team Creates Better Smartphone Battery

Posted by Lance Murray

Scientists and researchers across DFW are making discoveries that improve our lives every day. Here are some of the stories.


UT SOUTHWESTERN IDs COMPOUNDS WITH LUNG CANCER THERAPY POTENTIAL

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearchers at UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center have identified 170 out

Cedar Hill Designated
“SolSmart Gold” for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

Posted by Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation

The City of Cedar Hill received a Gold designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Cedar Hill joins Austin and El Paso as the third city

Dallas Marks World IP Day With Spotlight on Female Inventors

Posted by Heather Noel

For this year’s World Intellectual Property Day, the focus is all about women inventors.

With the theme, “Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity,” events in and around April 26 will highlight the contributions women have made through ingenuity. The …

On Tap: Texas Marketing Summit, Conscious Capitalism, and Programming the Brain to Health

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 …