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Red Bull Racing Show Run Roars Into Downtown Dallas’ Harwood District

Posted by David Seeley

Downtown Dallas is quieter on Saturdays. Not on Oct. 16 — a free Red Bull Racing Show Run will roar across the Harwood District in a four-hour, multi-format event.

The event is timed to rev things up for the Formula One Aramco U.S.

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

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

News travels fast. 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 innovation, technology, and impact news. From startup to enterprise, education to invention, and creative to social innovation, here’s our daily mix of what’s new and next in Dallas-Fort Worth.

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

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

News travels fast. 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 innovation, technology, and impact news. From startup to enterprise, education to invention, and creative to social innovation, here’s our daily mix of what’s new and next in Dallas-Fort Worth.

These North Texas Innovators Had ‘The Last Word’

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

These quotable North Texans inspire, inform, motivate, or simply make us laugh.

Have wise words of your own? Let us know.  You can also sign up here to get “The Last Word” in the Dallas Innovates e-newsletter each weekday.


Friday, October 15

“A lot of times I feel in a weird way that I’m from the future.”

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

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

Event details courtesy of organizers.


Saturday, October 16

RACING SHOW RUN DALLAS

Hosted by Red Bull
Harwood District
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Red Bull Racing Show Run will arrive in Dallas for the first time, taking over the Harwood District area for an unforgettable experience where the spectators’ hearts will race nearly as fast as an F1 car.…

Alphabet Biotech Unit Verily to Open Dallas Operations Hub in Cypress Waters

Posted by Alex Edwards

North Texas’ burgeoning biotech reputation just got a significant boost from a name that carries weight: Google sister company Verily is setting up shop in the region. 

The life sciences- and healthcare-focused company, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., announced Thursday it will open a new office dedicated to the scaling and maturation of its business in the Cypress Waters development northwest of Dallas. …

Will Dallas-Fort Worth Get Its Own HyperLoop or Bullet Train Line? Open Houses Take Us One Step Closer

Posted by David Seeley

It’s 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, October 14. Google Maps says it will take 50 minutes to drive from downtown Dallas to downtown Fort Worth. Public transport via the Trinity Railway express train takes 56 minutes. If you’re thinking “there’s gotta be a faster way,” then we’ve got an open house for you.

The Water Cooler at Pegasus Park Gathers 15 New Tenants for Its Social Impact Hub in Dallas

Posted by Quincy Preston

The Water Cooler at Pegasus Park is becoming the gathering spot for high-impact nonprofits. The social impact hub, named after the proverbial water cooler collisions that foster community and ideas, has announced its “next 15” tenants.

The 15 nonprofits were picked after a competitive application process last summer.…

Dallas’ Sole Source Capital Raises $555M for Its Second Industrial-Focused Fund

Posted by David Seeley

Industrial isn’t the sexiest of sectors—but it attracts many suitors who desire value and growth over flash and splash. Just look at Dallas-based Sole Source Capital. Today it announced it has raised $555 million for its second industrial-focused fund, a significant oversubscription from its initial $400 million target. 

Texas-Based GP Capital Partners Launches $275M Small Business Fund—With a Key Focus on Texas Companies

Posted by David Seeley

Small businesses in Dallas-Fort Worth and across Texas just got a new potential funding source: Four Houston-based finance leaders have launched the $275 million GP Capital Partners fund.

The fund is structured as a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) through the U.S.…

6 Dallas Private Equity Firms Make Inc.’s ‘Founder-Friendly’ Investor List

Posted by Quincy Preston

Inc.’s 2021 list of founder-friendly investment firms shines a light on investors that support founder-led companies. This year—at 146 firms—it’s the biggest list yet.

The Inc. list recognizes firms that “entrepreneurs can trust and collaborate with while receiving the financial support they need to help accelerate growth,” Inc.…

Reimagine Communities: Changemakers Explore ‘Where Do We Go From Here’

Posted by Alex Edwards

When Capital One launched its Impact Initiative, the financial services giant made a commitment to support growth in underserved communities and advance socioeconomic mobility by closing gaps in equity and opportunity. 

These goals are what made this year’s Reimagine Communities Summit—Capital One’s sixth iteration of the event—so vital.…

Dallas Invents: 93 Patents Granted for Week of Sept. 28

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 future economic growth, as well as the development of emerging markets and talent attraction. 

Plano’s Tyler Technologies Appoints New CIO

Posted by Alex Edwards

Plano’s Tyler Technologies, the leading public sector provider of integrated software and technology, has added IT leader Kevin Iwersen to its team as chief information officer.

Iwerson brings years of experience in managing tech infrastructures for corporations and the public sector, including statewide judicial courts, statewide executive government agencies, and U.S.…

MD7 Names a New CTO

Posted by Alex Edwards

Allen-based MD7, a mobile infrastructure consultancy that assists operators to “build a more connected world,” has appointed Scott Belie as its new chief technology officer.

Belie has more than 25 years of experience in finance, healthcare, security, and software development tools, which most recently includes 13 years as a director of software engineering at Jack Henry & Associates Inc.…

Irving-Based Biotech Joins Rare Disease Company Coalition to Support Innovation in Life Science

Posted by Quincy Preston

Irving-headquartered Signature Biologics, a regenerative medicine company, has joined the ranks of the Rare Disease Company Coalition.

The RDCC, formed in May 2021, aims to be a unified voice of life science companies committed to discovering, developing, and delivering rare disease treatments

Signature Biologics, which is currently pursuing several pre-clinical products aimed to provide new solutions to patients with rare diseases, manufactures perinatal-derived products that could improve the body’s natural healing processes.…

Texas Instruments Unveils Breakthrough 3D Position Sensor

Posted by David Seeley

Dallas-based Texas Instruments introduced a new sensor today that can help smart factories operate with more precise, real-time control.

TI says its new TMAG5170 “is the industry’s most accurate 3D Hall-effect position sensor.” Engineers who use it can achieve ultra-high precision at speeds up to 20kSPS (kilo samples per second) while using at least 70 percent less power, the company says.…

A New 24-Story, Class AA Office Tower Is Coming to Plano’s Legacy West

Posted by David Seeley

Plano’s Legacy West is about to get its first Class AA multi-tenant office tower. Minneapolis-based developer Ryan Companies expects to break ground in early 2022. The Gensler-designed tower is planned for completion in Q1 of 2024.

One major tenant will be global tax services and software provider Ryan LLC (not affiliated with the Ryan Companies).…

Former RedBird Capital Partner Launches Braemont Capital, a New ‘Relationship-Driven’ Equity Firm

Posted by David Seeley

A new investment firm has launched with offices in Dallas and New York City—and relationships will be a key driver of its growth investment strategy. Robert Covington, a former partner at RedBird Capital Partners, today announced the launch of Braemont Capital.

The Future of Medical Education

Posted by Southwestern Medical Foundation

With the amount of technology available today, it’s no wonder medical school classrooms are looking more and more futuristic. In addition to the now-standard use of laptops and high-definition monitors, medical schools are incorporating simulation learning into their curriculums.

UT Southwestern Medical Center, for instance, has a 49,000-square-foot Simulation Center that was funded in part by Southwestern Medical Foundation.…