Archive for the ‘Creative’ Category

McKinney Game Competition Platform Joins Newchip Startup Accelerator Cohort

Posted by Quincy Preston

De’ Lamar Technologies, a McKinney-based software technology company, has been accepted into Newchip Startup Accelerator’s September Pre-Seed Cohort in Austin.

The startup joins 33 others that range in industry focus from flying cars to robot-built custom furniture to social network …

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

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

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

Each weekday, Dallas Innovates brings you up to date on what you may have missed in the region’s top innovation news, from startup to enterprise, education to invention, and …

90s Reimagined: Dallas’ Museum of Memories Is a Trip Back in Time

Posted by Kathryn Chavez

Bright pink walls, a yellow bathtub, and the biggest bowl of cereal you’ll ever see are all photo-ready at the interactive art exhibit called Museum of Memories.

Founded by sibling duo Steffi and Stefan Tsai, the museum is a love …

Two North Texas Students Reach Semifinal Round of Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Teenagers from around the world participate in the Breakthrough Junior Challenge each year by creating original videos on topics in life sciences, physics, and math in interesting ways. For the competition’s fifth year, Shruti Siva and Hasith Vattikuti are the

‘A Collaborative Village’: Artists, Makers, and Entrepreneurs Embrace Creative Collisions as Tyler Station Hits 100%

Posted by Payton Potter

Three years in the making, Tyler Station—housed in the former Dixie Wax Paper Co. building—has settled into its new life in Oak Cliff, Its diverse roster of tenants are reaping the benefits. The mixed-use “collaborative village” is an eclectic home

The Countdown: Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in August

Posted by Alex Edwards

It’s been a big year so far for North Texas, especially when it comes to innovation.

As we wrap up August, we reflect on the stories behind the people and places that had been grabbing our readers’ attention. From major …

McKinney’s Playful Studios Adds to its Gaming War Chest with a $23M Round

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

McKinney’s Playful Studios, maker of the Lucky’s Tale game series, has raised $23 million from a range of individual investors, which is a follow-up on a $25 million capital infusion in 2015.

The cash is expected to take the gaming …

Take a (Much) Closer Look at Digital Fight Club 2019 with DHD Films’ Gigapixel Photos

Posted by Lance Murray

The fourth-annual Digital Fight Club was held Wednesday at the Granada in Dallas, and plenty of fans attended the sold-out event. If you weren’t able to attend, you’re in luck—DHD Films captured 360-degree highlights. Interactive arrows allow users to navigate …

The Bush Institute’s Podcast Talks Technology, Leadership, and ‘Strategery’

Posted by Alex Edwards

The George W. Bush Institute wants to know what happens when you cross the “43rd President, late night sketch comedy, and interesting conversation.”

The result, it says, is its podcast: The Strategerist.

Launched earlier this year, The Strategerist covers …

How FC Dallas Players Are Changing the Game With Technology

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Major League Soccer and Advocare are teaming up for a series focusing on the five keys to playing soccer successfully—with FC Dallas representing technology. 

The Edge video series shows how Dallas’ professional soccer team utilizes STATSports’ GPS player-tracking equipment to …

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

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 …

Get the Scoop on DizziBrands’ First Store Location Featuring Boozy Bites

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

DizziBrands currently offers its products at hundreds of restaurants, bars, hotels, and more throughout Dallas-Fort Worth and the rest of Texas, but a new North Dallas taste kitchen marks its first adults-only retail location.

The Dallas-based startup is the brainchild …

Calendar: Annual Small Business Forum, Texas Pinners Conference, Tech Trends in Retail

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

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. To fill your calendar with events to come, check out our Save

Coming Soon: Dreamscape’s Immersive VR destination to Launch at Dallas’ NorthPark Center

Posted by Alex Edwards

Next time you find yourself worn out from a good ‘ole shopping spree, take a moment to journey to a wildlife refuge in space. Or plunge into the sea to reunite a family of whales. Or even embark on a

The Countdown: Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in July

Posted by Alex Edwards

It’s been a big year so far for North Texas, especially when it comes to innovation.

As we wrapped up July, we decided to reflect on the stories behind the people and places that had been grabbing our readers’ attention. …

Pizza Hut Lands the First-Ever Virtual Esports Stadium Rights Deal

Posted by Alex Edwards

From startups moving into the industry to nationally integrated partnerships to giant, first-of-their-kind facilities, esports has continually made major wave in North Texas. Hosted inside the region are numerous professional teams, gaming hubs, and major events.

Dallas is One of 40 Cities Chosen For Twitter’s First-Ever Global Experiential Activation

Posted by Alex Edwards

Remember back in March when a mysterious gold box appeared in Klyde Warren Park? We told you all about the sparkly anomaly, which was actually a public art initiative designed to give people around the world an intimate social experience.

The Largest Robotics Competition in the World is Returning to Dallas

Posted by Alex Edwards

For the first time in nearly a decade, the largest robotics competition in the world is coming back to Dallas.

Last week at the Perot Museum, the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation and the Dallas Sports Commission announced that …

Dallas Youth Sports Tech Startup Moves Into Esports, Partners With HBCU Go

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas-based AMPlifi Sports Group, a youth sports tech company, has been expanding beyond its core hardware and software platform with major deals in the esports space.

The heart of AMPlifi Sports’ mission is to level the playing field for amateur …