Archive for August, 2019

Coworking Company Spaces to Add 4 New Locations Totaling 173,398 SF

Posted by Lance Murray

Global coworking company Spaces will be adding four new North Texas locations totaling 173,396 square feet of space within the next six months, with the first of the new spots opening next week at Legacy Central in East Plano.

The …

Her.HQ is Getting its First Permanent Location With the Help of Common Desk

Posted by Alex Edwards

To stand out in the perpetually growing coworking industry, it seems that newcomers are doing more and more to stand out.

It might be all about location, like at a historic Dallas High School building, the ‘world’s first dog-friendly movie

Photo Recap: Health Wildcatters Hosts its Second Hackathon

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Health Wildcatters held its second Texas Healthcare Challenge hackathon last weekend with the goal of creating solutions around innovation and challenges in healthcare.

The event included 112 participants, along with facilitators, mentors, and members of the North Texas healthcare industry. …

The Arts Incubator of Richardson is (Finally) Opening its First Physical Location

Posted by Alex Edwards

Richardson has long been known as a technology-focused community. Dubbed things like the ‘Premier Tech Hub of Texas’ and the ‘Telecom Corridor,’ the area houses some of Dallas-Fort Worth’s most innovative companies. But, a longstanding nonprofit has a new vision

Discovery: UTA Seeks Best Way to Recycle Fracking Wastewater; UNT Professor Tackles Global Food Insecurity

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 …

The Rankings Are In: Rapidly Rising Revenues Put DFW Companies on National Lists

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

It’s no secret that Dallas-Fort Worth is full of major companies—200 of which are being recognized through the Inc. 5000 and Fortune 100 lists of the fastest-growing companies for this year. Here’s a breakdown of what North Texas businesses made

Secure Me: Digital Safety Across the Ecosystem

Posted by Michael Pratt

Editor’s note: Dallas Innovates is the media sponsor for Digital Fight Club on Aug. 28. Digital Fight Club is a no-holds-barred event that pits technology experts against each other in a head-to-head, rapid-fire discussion on a hot-button topic rooted in

Follow the Money: Belluscura Raises $2.7M, Systum Gets $10.7M; Diodes Plans $428M Acquisition

Posted by Lance Murray

What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money every Thursday. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay in the loop.

Have …

How a Dallas ‘MomPreneur’ Is Rewriting the Rules of Clothing Rental Services

Posted by Liz Goodwin

In Vogue’s “year of the rental”, it’s no secret that subscription services for clothes are skyrocketing in popularity. But Natasha August, a Dallas mom, has decided to do things a little bit different than the rest—she’s specifically targeting Gen Z. 

Pursuant Group Acquires Boston-based Nonprofit Fundraising Platform Causemo

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based The Pursuant Group, a full-service platform of fundraising and technology companies, has acquired Causemo, a fundraising intelligence and donor segmentation platform headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

The acquisition is a continuation of The Pursuant Group’s efforts to invest in data-driven …

European Wax Center is Moving its Corporate Headquarters to Plano

Posted by Lance Murray

Plano has attracted another corporate headquarters with the announcement that leading beauty lifestyle brand European Wax Center will relocate from Florida, bringing with it 100 jobs.

EWC will settle in Plano’s Granite Park development, with efforts already underway set to …

Coming Soon: Dallas’ First-Ever Walk Against Hate

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

The inaugural Walk Against Hate in Dallas is scheduled for Sept. 15 at Victory Plaza.

The walk will be two miles long and take place on the streets near American Airlines Center. The event will also have a Diversity Expo …

Hedera Hashgraph Gets IBM and Tata Communications For Its Governing Council

Posted by Alex Edwards

Back in February, Hedera Hashgraph made a big announcement for the future of its enterprise-ready distributed ledger platform: it was launching the Hedera Governing Council, a group that would govern changes to its software. Initial members included Deutsche Telekom,

This New ‘One-Stop Shop for Homeowners’ Does Everything From Christmas Lights to Landscaping

Posted by Alex Edwards

Urban Dictionary defines “chorbie” as a hybrid between a chore and a hobby; something that’s ordinarily dull, but at the same time tons of fun. But, it’s also the name of a new Frisco-headquartered home services startup—and when you

It’s Alive: ‘Dallas’ First Living Mural’ Gets Installed in Uptown

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

This artistic collaboration between Dallas-based Alli Koch and Arrowwood Designs’ Courtney Anderson is the latest addition to the Uptown Underpass Project, which is intended for “placemaking” Uptown and expanding the district’s culture.

Anita Simmons, Uptown Dallas Inc.’s director of marketing …

AccessElite Launches Healthcare Membership Program in Dallas

Posted by Lance Murray

AccessElite’s comprehensive healthcare membership program is the first-of-its-kind, according to a statement, and now, it has launched in Dallas.

The platform AccessElite was launched by Concierge Key Health, which is headquartered in Newport Beach, California. AccessElite offers its customers immediate …

Dallas Invents: 179 Patents Granted for Week of Aug. 6

Posted by Quincy Preston

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

Public Transport Technology: Taming the Wild West

Posted by Michael Pratt

Editor’s note: Dallas Innovates is the media sponsor for Digital Fight Club on Aug. 28. Digital Fight Club is a no-holds-barred event that pits technology experts against each other in a head-to-head, rapid-fire discussion on a hot-button topic rooted in

A Cup of Clio: This New Startup is Bringing Italian Coffee to North Texas

Posted by India Edwards

Gone are the days of trading taste for convenience when it comes to your morning brew. Clio Coffee, a subscription-based startup that ships top-grade coffee pods straight to your door, is now available to residents in North Texas. And, the

Plano Cloud Software Provider Raises $10.7M in New Round

Posted by Lance Murray

Systum, a Plano-based provider of a digital operating software for small- to medium-sized businesses, has raised $10.7 million in its latest round of funding.

The round was led by London-based venture capital firm Octopus Ventures. Last year, Systum reported raising …