Archive for the ‘Enterprise’ Category

Toyota, Carma Team Up to Tackle Traffic Congestion with Shared Commute and Carsharing Pilot

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Plano-based Toyota Motor North America put nearly 2,000 of its employees on the road together in a partnership with Carma Technology Corp. in a yearlong pilot program it called world’s first shared-commute and private-carsharing service.

The pilot program was aimed …

Dallas Invents: 130 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 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

Innovator Alert: Apply Now

Posted by Dallas Innovates

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 …

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Dallas-Fort Worth Multifamily Experts Talk About a Market in Motion

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Dallas-Fort Worth continues to get denser and more urban, even in unlikely places like the suburbs. With that comes challenges such as gaining community support, betting on the right innovations, and—the topic on everyone’s minds—housing affordability.

North Texas has 50,000

Dallas-Fort Worth Coworking Continues Torrid Pace With Three New Expansions

Posted by Alex Edwards

By 2030, coworking could contribute $4.2 trillion annually to the U.S. economy, save workers 861 million hours of yearly travel time, and decrease carbon dioxide emissions by nearly 100 million combined tons.

The statistics are all part of a recent …

It’s a Connection: Dallas Adopts WiredScore’s Building Connectivity Ratings Platform

Posted by Lance Murray

WiredScore and the city of Dallas are connected—officially. 

Mayor Mike Rawlings’ office has endorsed WiredScore as the official connectivity rating system for the city, making Dallas the first flagship city for Wired Certification in the Southwest, city officials and real …

DI People: Humphreys Appoints Dimmer as CEO; Signify Names Jasser Chief Medical Officer, EVP

Posted by Lance Murray

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 people

VettedHeroes Seeks to Improve Veteran Hiring with Partnerships, Technology

Posted by Payton Potter

Imagine that you’re a college-educated worker with experience in your field, but, once you’re hired, you end up in a position for which you’re overqualified. It’s the story of Dan Montoya, a U.S. Marine and Vietnam veteran, who unknowingly kickstarted

How to Reach Peak Productivity by Detoxifying Company Culture

Posted by Amanda Kraft and Melody Mattox

We unintentionally hired a few toxic leaders… what a gut-punch.

Despite our rigorous recruiting and interviewing processes, we hired a few management team members several years ago who were not a fit — and the impact was huge. Sendero prides …

ICYMI: Microsoft & Walmart Team on Dallas Cloud Factory, Health Wildcatters Pitch Day, StackPath Signs Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

In last week’s ICYMI, we highlighted a new venture from Sam’s Club: The Sam’s Club Now “future of retail” concept prototyping in Lower Greenville, which features a mobile-centric in-store experience and tech like allowing customers to scan as they

Egg Pods & Noise-Fighting Felt: Fräsch is ‘Not Your Typical Furniture Company’

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Fräsch’s funky furniture designs and a special attention to absorbing noise pollution completely transform the look and feel of office spaces. 

Fräsch means “fresh, cool, and modern” in Swedish and it lives up to its name with innovative designs that …

Dallas-Based Finalists Win Big in the BBVA Accelerator Program

Posted by Blair Welch

The BBVA Accelerator Program has welcomed a new class of socially driven entrepreneurs, and the two big winners — On the Road Lending and Skratch — are making a difference right here in Dallas.

BBVA Momentum is a program designed

Innovative Spaces: Mary Kay Opens $100M R&D, Manufacturing Facility in Lewisville

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas Innovates Innovative Spaces SeriesThe makeup moguls at Mary Kay have officially opened the doors to their newest North Texas development—the Richard R. Rogers Manufacturing/R&D Center (R3)—two years after breaking ground. Intended to support future growth for the made-in-America cosmetics, R3 will house global

Charlotte’s Web(page): Inboundgeo’s Tech Spider Directly Targets Site Visitors

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Epic Playground — a company that builds tools to increase sales for well-priced products and services—is now introducing the latest update to its data-driven, daily direct mail service. The flagship product? Inboundgeo.

Inboundgeo was launched in Dallas in Fall 2013 …

DIA’s Case Study Shows Smart Cities Living Lab’s Positive Impact

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The first phase of the Smart Cities Living Lab program in the West End Historic District had a positive impact on the neighborhood in downtown Dallas, according to the year-end case study released Thursday by The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA).

Calendar: WEDallas Boot Camp, Global Entrepreneurship Week, and the International Supercomputing Conference

Posted by Dallas Innovates

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. As always, things may change at any time, so be sure to …

Follow the Money: Aviation Software Maker EmpowerMX Raises $5M, Sun Holdings Acquires Taco Bueno

Posted by Lance Murray

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 people

Inner City 100: How 8 North Texas Businesses Benefit Low‑Income Areas

Posted by Payton Potter

Each year, Fortune publishes the Inner City 100, a list of the fastest-growing businesses in urban areas with high unemployment and poverty rates and low median incomes. This year, eight North Texas organizations were included on the list, including two

Dallas Invents: 137 Patents Granted for Week of Oct. 30

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 assigned patents granted to local entities or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator

Facebook’s Dantley Davis: ‘The hustle that accounts for making your goals a reality is a universal thing’

Posted by Alex Edwards

With the worldwide social media boom, apps like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have become integrated into a daily aspect of most of our (filtered) lives. But, rather than using these platforms solely to watch viral videos, post a cute selfie,