Archive for the ‘Enterprise’ Category

Innovative Spaces: Watch the Retail Industry Come to Life at Spacee’s Addison Headquarters

Posted by Alex Edwards

Skip Howard and his team at Spacee are revolutionizing the future of the retail industry. Step inside their Addison headquarters, and you’ll get a glimpse at just how much they’re doing that.

Spacee uses a new type of frictionless augmented …

Follow the Money: InterGen Data Raises $800K in Seed Funding, Nuvei Makes $889M Tech Acquisition

Posted by Lance Murray

What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants to acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money every Thursday. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay in the loop.

Have …

Jack in the Box Mascot Pops Up in Dallas Fuel Animated Web Series

Posted by Lance Murray

A new six part series titled “Fuel House” is taking Jack in the Box’s signature mascot and dropping him into an animated world where he can root for his favorite esports team.

California-based advertising agency David & Goliath created the

Mary Kay Chief Executive Named Among World’s 10 Most Reputable CEOs

Posted by Lance Murray

The late American industrialist Henry Ford once said, “You can’t build a reputation on what your are going to do.” It’s built on accomplishment and commitment.

Those qualities have earned Mary Kay Inc. Chairman and CEO David Holl a place …

Dallas’ Peloton Therapeutics Exits to Merck in $2.2B Deal

Posted by Lance Murray

Just weeks after Dallas-based Peloton Therapeutics filed for an initial public offering, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. announced it is buying the biotech company in a deal valued as much as $2.2 billion.

The deal should close in the third …

Medical Innovation District: Fort Worth Targets Near Southside for New Hub

Posted by Lance Murray

The City of Fort Worth has big plans for a 1,200-acre area south of downtown for the creation of a first-of-its-kind regional medical innovation district. Not only could it attract new medical-related enterprises to the city—it might even become an

Dallas Invents: 133 Patents Granted for Week of May 14

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

DI People: Funimation, Fluor, Frisco EDC, Skanska USA Make Executive Moves

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 moves tied

State of DFW Airport:
‘Innovative Projects are Paying Dividends for Our Customers’

Posted by Payton Potter

Dallas Fort Worth Airport is lauded as an economic engine in North Texas. Its central location and nonstop access to 250 destinations make it an important part of the region’s ecosystem.

The nearly 50-year-old airport faces challenges and celebrates successes …

Tax Tech: EY, Thomson Reuters Form Alliance to Aid Multinational Organizations

Posted by Lance Murray

Keeping up with ever-changing tax regulations across various countries is a daunting task, even for the largest multinational corporations.

A new alliance between Ernst & Young LLP  and Thomson Reuters—that joins Thomson Reuters’ ONESOURCE global tax technology with EY Tax …

Mapping, Crowd-Sourced Data Key Elements in City of Richardson’s Smart City Game Plan

Posted by Dave Moore

smart citiesMapping technology is ubiquitous now—from onboard navigation to hailing an Uber.

The City of Richardson is harnessing that tech to inform its residents of what’s going on in the world, to collect information from residents who see instances where help …

Innovative Spaces: Peterbilt Brings Advanced Manufacturing to 2 Denton Truck Facilities

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

In 2017, Peterbilt Motors Co. opened two advanced manufacturing facilities in Denton.

The Plant 1 expansion and the Peterbilt Test Building increased the production square footage of the plant to 600,000 square feet with the Test Building accounting for 102,000 …

Follow the Money: VanillaSoft Nets $4M, Riveron Gets Growth Funding, Mass Luminosity Acquires Fort Worth Firm

Posted by Lance Murray

What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants to acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money every Thursday. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay in the loop.

Have …

North Texas Businesses Embrace Design Thinking To Tackle Their Challenges

Posted by Dave Moore

Imaginuity’s Tim Langford lays it out this way: When the Soviets launched a metal orb called “Sputnik” into Earth’s orbit on Oct. 4, 1957, American scientists and educators broke out into a cold sweat and stomped on the intellectual gas.

Dallas Market Center’s New Showroom Spotlights ‘Enhanced Living Through Technology’

Posted by Lance Murray

Smart technology powering home automation is the focus of a new showroom that’s about to open at the Dallas Market Center. Called Smarter Living by Design, it’s the first smart home showroom in all of North America.

“This unparalleled showroom …

DART Begins the Search for its First Chief Innovation Officer

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas Area Rapid Transit is looking for a chief innovation officer, a new hire at the transit agency who would lead its efforts for product management and business strategy, and be an innovation ambassador.

DART provides bus, light rail, commuter …

Dallas Invents: 147 Patents Granted for Week of May 7

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

There’s ‘Nothing Cookie Cutter’ About This Dallas Design Firm’s New-Style Home Focused Entirely on Energy Efficiency

Posted by Blair Welch

Romanian immigrant Botond Laszlo made Dallas his home when he came to the United States in 2001 with only a backpack and $48. Since then, he has created an architectural firm that is changing the way homes are remodeled. 

Though …

Looking for a STEM Job? A New Study Says Go to Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas-Fort Worth has been given the top spot in a newly released study ranking the highest number of science, technology, engineering, and math jobs in 2018. Conducted by the American Enterprise Institute’s (AEI) Center on Housing Markets and Finance, the

DI People: Farmer Brothers, projekt202, BenefitMall Announce Leadership Moves

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 moves tied