Archive for the ‘Enterprise’ Category

DI People: Vio Security, Cyber Defense Labs, Caliber, and More Make Moves

Posted by Bella Pinera

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 people moves …

Calendar: Not-to-Miss 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

Lighter, Faster, Stronger: Dallas‑Based Materials Company Aims to Revolutionize Aviation, Defense, and Space With Aluminum Alternative

Posted by Sandra Engelland

Roger Raley leads a team of engineers developing HX5: a lighter, faster-to-produce alternative to aluminum for aviation, defense, space, and more.

Less weight means less fuel, says Raley, president of Alpine Advanced Materials.

“Every gram of weight you save …

EVERY LAST WORD: “An Emerging Sentiment Took Hold That You Don’t Need To Be in the Bay Area To Build the Next Unicorn or Decacorn.”

Posted by Quincy Preston

These North Texas innovators had “The Last Word.” Here’s a collection of the quotes that inspire, inform, motivate, or simply make us laugh.

Dallas Innovates publishes “The Last Word” each day in the Dallas Innovates Every Day e-newsletter. Don’t miss …

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 innovation, technology, and impact news. From startup to enterprise, education to

Dallas Invents: 149 Patents Granted for Week of Feb. 16

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Fort Worth: U.S. Patents Granted in the Dallas Fort Worth region.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

Dallas Medtech Phynd Acquired by Symplr

Posted by Alexa Vickaryous

Dallas-based medtech company Phynd Technologies was acquired by symplr, a leading global healthcare governance, risk management, and compliance software-as-a-service company.

The acquisition was backed by Clearlake Capital Group and SkyKnight Capital, and the transaction cost was not disclosed. Phynd had …

Water-Based Chemistry: North Texas Startup Invents Agriculture and Energy Solutions That Are Better for Business AND the Environment

Posted by Quincy Preston

Bravis Brown and his team at BPS Technology are improving agricultural production and the environment through sustainable chemical innovations. With a dozen patents filed in the last 12 months—all powered by a water-based technology called SymMAX—the company’s invention is moving

Stryve ‘Biltong’ Maker Hires CFO, Plans to Go Public in $170M SPAC Deal

Posted by Alex Edwards

Plano-based healthy snack food company Stryve is making some major moves to accelerate its plans to disrupt a largely traditional industry: a merger with Andina Acquisition Corp. has been completed and Scott McCombs, a veteran of convenience chain giant 7-Eleven,

Dallas-Headquartered Tricolor Announces Defi Solutions Founder as President of Newly-Created Tricolor Financial

Posted by Bella Pinera

Tricolor, a tech-enabled Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that’s said to be the nation’s largest used vehicle retailer and lender for Hispanic consumers, has named Stephanie Alsbrooks Hanson as the president of the newly-formed Tricolor Financial.

The new venture is …

Capital One Financial Services President Sees Big Business as a Catalyst for Change

Posted by Quincy Preston and Alex Edwards

Sanjiv Yajnik is known throughout Capital One for his tech-savvy and purpose-driven leadership. But his reach goes well beyond the organization. As a champion of innovation, social justice, and socioeconomic mobility, the executive leads efforts for a vibrant and equitable

Catalyze Dallas Founder Named to Board of Washington, D.C. Nonprofit Combatting Global Crime and Security Threats

Posted by Bella Pinera

The Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS) says it’s a nonprofit digital-age think tank dedicated to providing data-driven analysis and evidence-based reporting on global conflict and transnational security issues. 

Utilizing cutting-edge technology, C4ADS manages, integrates, and analyzes data from various …

DI People: Dallas Regional Chamber, MoneyGram, COMSovereign, and More Make Moves

Posted by Alex Edwards

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 people moves …

AT&T Continues Boosting Its Communication Network for First Responders With an Executive Promotion

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas-headquartered telecom giant AT&T has appointed a new executive to helm its public sector and FirstNet business arm, Jason Porter.

In his new role, Porter will lead a group that includes AT&T’s government solutions and all federal, state, and local …

The 10X Effect: 15 Minutes with Billionaire Grant Cardone Completely Transformed My Business

Posted by Dennice Johnson

Grant Cardone is the mecca of entrepreneurs. He ranks among the greatest in business and has 10X’d the lives of some of the top entrepreneurs in the world. His events are magnetic and impactful—attracting the likes of Hollywood celebs such

AT&T VP Talks about Trust and Transformation in Telecommunications

Posted by Quincy Preston and Sandra Engelland

“Imagine a world where no matter where you are you can get coverage, in any kind of emergency,” says Kate Hopkins, a vice president at Dallas-based AT&T.

Hopkins credits the company’s investment in advanced technology for new innovations that support …

Raytheon Intelligence and Space Chief Engineer Motivated by Supporting U.S. Military

Posted by Quincy Preston and Sandra Engelland

As the chief engineer in the product area at Raytheon Intelligence & Space in McKinney, Jennifer Benson leads a distributed team spanning D.C. to California to develop lasers that can carry secure messages for satellites and aircraft.

Benson and the

Through Roles at UTSW and Pegasus Park, Claire Aldridge Leads Efforts to Make DFW a Key Center for Healthcare Innovation

Posted by Quincy Preston and Sandra Engelland

With an entrepreneurial mindset, Claire Aldridge helps move discoveries from the lab to the real world. Aldridge, who is a self-described “lifelong science geek,” says she gets to collaborate with some of the best minds in the business every day.

Innovation in Action: How This Local Organization is Creating Sustainable Jobs

Posted by Capital One

The year 2020 changed how we live and work, with many consumer trends taking flight. From food delivery to streaming services, businesses pivoted to prioritize convenience and safety. Michael Thomas, Executive Director of My Possibilities, never envisioned the company his

Dallas Invents: 134 Patents Granted for Week of Feb. 9

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Fort Worth: U.S. Patents Granted in the Dallas Fort Worth region.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