Archive for November, 2018

R&D: UTD Researcher Defies Nature in Cloaking Sound, UT Southwestern Probes ‘Starving’ Lung Cancer

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

Making the Megacity:
University of Texas at Arlington Leads the Way

Posted by University of Texas at Arlington

Located in the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States, the city of Arlington is a locus of progress between Dallas and Fort Worth in a region that is well on the way to reaching megacity status. The megacity mark

TWU Kinesiology Team Wins Big in NASA Challenge

Posted by Blair Welch

A team of Texas Woman’s University students traveled to Houston for the Texas Space Grant Consortium Design Challenge Showcase on Nov. 12—and they returned to Denton as the contest’s big winners.

The team—Acolytes of Apollo—won best overall team accolades, as …

Q&A: The Pure Company Makes Cleaning Your Air Fashionable—and Portable

Posted by Blair Welch

A group of Dallas-based female entrepreneurs asked themselves one simple question: “What if an air purifier was beautiful?” Their answer? Let’s do it.

Air and water purifiers occupy many homes, but their confusing setups and unappealing designs often dissuade would-be …

Neighborhood Goods Raises $8M in New Funding Round

Posted by Lance Murray

Neighborhood Goods, the Dallas-based retail startup founded by Matt Alexander and Mark Masinter, said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it raised $8 million of a $10 million offering.

In May, the retailer announced that

‘Moms in Law’ Unites Female Lawyers in North Texas for Support, Networking

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Women are leaving the legal profession within the first five years of their careers, experts say. One of the reasons for this mass exodus is that these women choose to pursue motherhood and family instead.

Christine Leatherberry, a …

Follow the Money: Virgin Pulse Acquires SimplyWell; ModoPayments, Complex Sports & Entertainment Get Funds

Posted by Lance Murray

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are the moves tied

Sensory Sciences: Hypergiant’s New AI Startup Teaches Machines to ‘Learn How to Learn’

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Hypergiant Sensory Sciences announced its launch today as a company that uses spatial computing to bring the power of artificial intelligence to understanding sensory data.

The independent company has organic connections to other divisions within Hypergiant Industries, a business that …

Innovative Spaces: Canopy Dallas Uptown Features High-Tech Food Service, Memorable Views

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Social media makes it easy to keep up with friends, family, and web-famous influencers. It also makes it easy to experience youth-coined FOMO, or ‘Fear of Missing Out.’ Canopy by Hilton, a lifestyle-forward hotel, understands that younger travelers expect accommodations

Dallas Tea Supplier Creates First‑of‑its‑Kind Brewing ‘Game Changer’

Posted by Alex Edwards

At first glance, the SmartBrew, the newest invention from TEAZZERS, looks like a traditional brewing machine. But, the patent- and trademark-pending device is making tea like it’s never been done before—which might be why it’s being dubbed a ‘gamechanger’ by

Dallas Invents: 145 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 20

Posted by Quincy Preston

p class=”p1″>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

The Greater Dallas Planning Council Announces Urban Design Award Winners

Posted by Lance Murray

The winners of the annual Urban Design Awards have been announced by the Greater Dallas Planning Council.

The awards recognize people and projects whose excellence and leadership have impacted urban design and urban planning in the Dallas region. The Greater …

‘Citi’ of Irving: Firm Professionals Advance Digital Platforms, Stave Off Cyberthreats, Log 35K Volunteer Hours

Posted by Dave Moore

When customers order a pizza, they can track its progress from dough to the door.

So, why not the same experience when replacing a credit or debit card?

And, for that matter, why track a replacement card when a new …

New Mobile App Helps Parents Prevent Medication Mistakes

Posted by Lauren Hasson

When Hadas Kanner-Golan, a business and real estate lawyer and mother of 2, was looking for a comprehensive tool that would help her safely manage and track over-the-counter fever reducers she gave her kids, she couldn’t find one.  

She says …

DI People: Bank of America, Cushman & Wakefield, Dallas Market Center Name New Execs

Posted by Lance Murray

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are people moves tied

Meet the Major Developers of the International Inland Port of Dallas

Posted by Kerry Curry

From The Allen Group to VanTrust Real Estate, here are 13 development who are forging the future of the International Inland Port of Dallas.

The Allen Group

San Diego-based Allen Group specializes in rail-served industrial developments, office, retail and mixed-use …

By Rail & Truck, Dallas’ Inland Port is at the Crossroads of Commerce, Logistics

Posted by Kerry Curry

At the intersection of the logistics, warehousing, fulfillment, and transportation sectors, you’ll find a massive development in southern Dallas County. It’s where a big business idea traveled a long road filled with potholes, detours, and roadblocks before becoming something so

R&D: UNTHSC Seeks to Give Stroke Victims More Time; UTSW Examines Heart Issues & Race

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

Follow the Money: Crestline Closes $600M Fund, Arlington Company Buys Pet Products Maker

Posted by Lance Murray

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are the moves tied

The Road to Everywhere:
Highlights of Projects and Development in the 121 Corridor

Posted by Brandon Call

The 35-mile stretch from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to McKinney along State Highway 121 and the Sam Rayburn Tollway is a hotbed for development, 20 years in the making. What began as far-off suburbs is now an urban oasis of