Archive for the ‘Creative’ Category

ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation

Posted by Quincy Preston

News travels fast, and we’re here to help you keep up.

Every weekday, Dallas Innovates brings you up to date on what you may have missed in the region’s top innovation, technology, and impact news. From startup to enterprise, education

Calendar: Not-to-Miss Virtual Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. 

But in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, things to do are a little different. We’ve rounded up a few events and activities for innovators so you can stay involved from

We’re Hiring!

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

D Magazine Partners is seeking a motivated Advertising Executive to join the B2B advertising sales team and grow new business across digital and print for Dallas Innovates.

D Magazine Partners has a culture of excellence from the products we produce …

Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim to Star on ‘Undercover Boss’ This Friday

Posted by Alex Edwards

Smoothie King is joining 7-Eleven, Twin Peaks, Nestlé Toll House Café, and Taco Bueno on the list of North Texas-based companies that have braved the challenge to investigate (and publicly air) what actually goes on behind-the-scenes on the hit television

‘Dallas Is Just Screaming Hot’

Posted by Quincy Preston

We love folks who have a way with words. 

Here’s a roundup of quotes from North Texas innovators that inspire, inform, motivate, or simply make us laugh.

Dallas Innovates publishes “The Last Word” each day in the Dallas Innovates Every …

Generational Wealth: Mother‑Daughter Duo Create Children’s Book On Stock Market and Investing

Posted by Riley Farrell

On the list of life lessons to teach children, stock market expertise typically is not found near the top. But seeing this lack of financial education in the formative years as a wrong to make right, Dallas mother, daughter duo

Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2021, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Dallas Innovates and D CEO are proud to announce the finalists for its second annual Innovation Awards. The program honors companies, CEOs, CIOS, CTOs, entrepreneurs, and other leaders who are helping to make Dallas-Fort Worth a hub for innovation.

All …

Photo Gallery: Here Are the Winners of AIA Dallas’ 2020 Built Design Awards

Posted by Alex Edwards

The Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Dallas) virtually gathered members, industry professionals, local leaders, and architecture enthusiasts on Oct. 8 for its annual celebration of outstanding design.

The event, the 2020 Built Design Honor Awards, recognizes …

Perkins and Will’s Justin Parscale: ‘Take Risks, Explore What Ifs, and Deliver’

Posted by Sandra Engelland

How do you turn a good life into a great life?

According to Justin Parscale, you find a job where you can have “crazy, stupid fun,” then you find a mission where you can “do something badass” to help others.

Common Desk Chosen as Operating Partner to Reimagine the Continental Gin Building in Deep Ellum

Posted by Alex Edwards

Coworking took a massive hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, and many have shuttered or pivoted to stay afloat. For Dallas-based Common Desk, it has been the latter: the flexible office and amenities provider has taken the stay-at-home order in stride,

How Lessons From COVID-19 Can Create Healthcare Solutions for the Future

Posted by Quincy Preston and Sandra Engelland

With COVID-19 hospitalizations in Dallas-Fort Worth on the rise again, experts are finding ways to rapidly expand hospital capacity now and learning how to better design healthcare facilities for the future.

One local expert, Jim Henry, a senior vice

Meet the 19-Year-Old Texas Native Who Went Viral on TikTok With Advanced Science Videos

Posted by Riley Farrell

Maggie Burruss, a university student and science communicator who grew up in Dallas, has beef with the STEM community.

The biology major claims she is intrinsically motivated to stop the gatekeeping of academia. And she’s using one of the hottest

Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in September

Posted by Alex Edwards

In September, stories on education, expansions, exits, and growing companies rose to the top of our list.

Here’s a roundup of the most-read stories on

1. How Verizon Retrained Nearly 20,000 Workers to Avoid Layoffs

Through a robust …

Innovator Alert: Apply Now

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

North Texas is a big place, with plenty of opportunities. 

So, we’re constantly on the lookout for contests and competitions, award ceremonies, and available grants our innovators can apply for. Keep in mind that application information may change at any …

DFW Startup Launches Kickstarter for Puzzles Highlighting the Work of Black Artists

Posted by Sophia Gonzalez

DFW-based Pieces of Us by Us is highlighting the culture of the Black community by bringing cultural fine art and puzzles together.

Pieces of Us by Us is currently fundraising through Kickstarter to support the company and bring a focus …

EarthXR Launches First-Ever Virtual Immersive Nature Reserve to Kick Off Climate Week

Posted by Chantal Canales

EarthXR, a branch of EarthXFilm, is bringing the world to your screen through a new partnership with Wild Immersion. Endorsed by primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall, Wild at Home will kick off Climate Week on Sept. 21 with 360-degree immersive

Young Leaders For Change Presents Bite-Sized Recounts of Professional Advice in ‘Mentor Moments’ Podcast

Posted by Riley Farrell

In a time when relational role models can’t meet face-to-face emerges a new podcast: Mentor Moments.

As an advice-cast, Mentor Moments gives listeners the chance to gain insight from different executives every week. Upcoming guests include some big local names, …

#IfThenSheCan: Ten Statues From All-Female Exhibit Are on Display at NorthPark Center Until Nov. 9

Posted by Alex Edwards

Back in February, we told you about how Dallas was getting a new monumental 3D-printed display at NorthPark Center comprised of all female statues—the most statues of women ever assembled in one location at one time. But then COVID-19 hit.

Obstacle Course Creator Ninja Nation Opens Second DFW Location

Posted by Riley Farrell

Ninja has been defined as “a sport which involves a number of athletes competing one at a time on a set obstacle course.” Since the television show American Ninja Warrior came on air in 2007, the sport of ninja

Here’s Why Female Creatives Are ‘Unique Unicorns’ in the Industry

Posted by Chantal Canales

It’s no question that woman face obstacles in the world of business, but for CEO of How to Be Social Jewels Clark, President and Founder of Think Three Media Leah Frazier, and Market President of Modern Luxury Blake Stephenson, it’s