Archive for May, 2018

Café Momentum is 1st DFW Nonprofit to Get Lyft Community Grant

Posted by Rachel Linch

A new Community Grant program will make Lyft more than just a convenient way to get around town, head to a favorite restaurant, or to get to a concert quickly. Thanks the grant program, the ridesharing company will serve

Follow the Money: AT&T Part of $10M Lumina Round, Retail Startup Raises $5.7M, Buffett Unit Buys Ebby Halliday

Posted by Lance Murray


Dallas-based AT&T was an investor in a $10 million Series A funding round for Lumina Networks.

The round was led by Verizon Ventures and also included Rahi Systems.

San Jose, California-based …

Ben Lamm-founded Hypergiant Names Sample as CTO

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Artificial intelligence startup Hypergiant announced Thursday it named C.K. Sample III as chief technology officer of the Hypergiant Space Age Solutions division.

In the role, Sample will be responsible for engineering leadership.

Hypergiant has three offices across Texas in Dallas, …

Volunteers Needed for Event Looking to Empower Future Game Developers

Posted by Rachel Linch

Organizers of an upcoming Plano gaming workshop for young girls are looking for volunteers to help inspire future generations of creators, engineers, and designers. 

Media and information company Thomson Reuters has teamed up with Girls Make Games to put on …

East Quarter Coworking Space Offers Room for Business Growth

Posted by Rachel Linch

Dallas’ freshly rebranded East Quarter will welcome a new coworking space on July 1.

Colab Workspace will open its second location in a 110-year-old building at 2036 Commerce St. The coworking, private, and team office provider started five years ago …

Paul Quinn College, iDesign Partner on Online Curriculum

Posted by Lance Murray

Paul Quinn College is partnering with iDesign, a Dallas instructional design firm, to build an initial set of online courses to be available this summer.

The deal will make general education courses available online for the South Dallas college’s students.…

Dallas Invents: 79 Patents Granted for Week of May 22

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

White Paper: Creative Solutions to Home Care Staffing Challenges

Posted by Axxess

Axxess is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Founding SponsorFive of the ten toughest jobs to fill in 2018 come from the home-based care industry, according to CareerCast. Axxess, the fastest-growing home healthcare technology company, has examined the latest trends related to critical staffing shortages and spotlights innovative solutions

Meadows Prize Will Help CultureBank Develop New Arts Investment Model In Dallas

Posted by Lance Murray

The $35,000 Meadows Prize for 2018 will be awarded to CultureBank, a San Francisco-based initiative that will create a new investment model to support artistic enterprises in Dallas, the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University announced.

Awarded …

Here are 5 Essential Elements ‘Mompreneurs’ Need for Success

Posted by Trey Bowles

More than 130 women descended upon downtown Dallas to the Dallas Entrepreneur Center for the first-ever Mompreneur Brunch and Learn last week.

The event was a part of a multi-year series called #WEDallas, which is dedicated to creating programming that …