Archive for the ‘Enterprise’ Category

Follow the Money: Renibus Therapeutics Nets $16.3M, Shiftsmart Raises $12.75M, Traxo Receives Equity Funding

Posted by Lance Murray

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

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JPMorgan Chase Invests $1M in North Texas Military Vets

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is committing more than $1 million to support military veterans in North Texas. The funds will help veterans make the transition to civilian life by training them in the IT industry via NPower, encouraging veteran entrepreneurs

Dallas Innovates: The [Tech] Talent Issue

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

All companies are tech companies.

Dallas Innovates: The [Tech] Talent Issue, a special edition of the Dallas Innovates magazine, looks at how companies in Dallas-Fort Worth are attracting and retaining the best talent. Startups, corporates, nonprofits, and organizations work hard …

Texan by Nature Recognizes Companies Committed to Conservation

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Texan by Nature (TxN), a conservation nonprofit led by former First Lady Laura Bush, announced its first-ever Texan by Nature 20. The list recognizes 20 companies across 10 industries with Texas operations that are each making demonstrative commitments to conservation.

Dallas Invents: 139 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 12

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

TMGcore Unveils its Transformative Data Center Platform—And it’s About the Size of an SUV

Posted by Lance Murray

Plano-based TMGcore, a provider of data center solutions and manufacturer of data center hardware, has unveiled what it calls evolutionary technology that could transform the data center industry.

TMGcore’s OTTO platform—debuted at Supercomputing 2019 in Denver—is a completely automated, self-contained, …

DI People: RoboKind, rewardStyle, Jacobs, and Idea Grove Make Leadership Announcements

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

We Compute: Dallas-Fort Worth’s Data Center Market Shows No Sign of Slowing Down

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-Fort Worth has assumed a position near the top of data center industry nationally, and a recent CBRE study indicates that will continue into the future. 

The wholesale colocation market in Dallas-Fort Worth is as competitive as its ever been, …

MODE Transportation Merges With SunteckTTS

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

MODE Transportation, a Dallas-based transportation and logistics company, announced it’s acquiring SunteckTTS, a transportation solutions company, under a merger agreement. According to a statement, the combined businesses will operate under the MODE brand, facilitate more than 1.5 million customer shipments

Travel Tech: Airstream Partners With Dallas-based Lighting Startup

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Airstream, maker of the “silver bullet” trailer, announced a partnership with Dallas-based HEADSPIN Outdoors to promote HEADSPIN’s flashlight-plus lighting product through its Airstream Supply Company Division.

HEADSPIN’s solution couples a light unit with a rechargeable cube-shaped power device, which uses …

Influencer Firm rewardStyle Gets an Industry Veteran as its New CTO

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas’ rewardStyle, the influencer marketing firm behind the wildly popular LIKEtoKNOW.it, has announced Bill Bodin as its new chief technology officer. Bodin comes to the company with more than 30 years of experience in the tech industry, including stints as

bigBANG! 2019 Encouraged Conversations Surrounding an Inclusive Economy

Posted by Maddie Preston

bigBANG! says it’s Dallas’ longest-running event for game-changing social innovation. The theme of this year’s bigBANG! event is inclusivity, focusing on the deep conversations that encourage innovative solutions for positive change in Dallas. bigBANG! hopes to serve as an incubator

JPMorgan Chase Partners With Paul Quinn College on its Urban Work College Program

Posted by Kathryn Chavez

After launching its second campus in Plano in 2018, Paul Quinn College, which calls itself the first Urban Work College in the U.S., is partnering with JPMorgan Chase & Co. to allow 22 students to work at the state’s largest

This Electronics Manufacturer in Plano is Driving the Mass Transit Industry Forward

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

In 1964, Luminator Technology Group, an electronics manufacturer in the mass transit and aerospace industries, outgrew its Chicago facilities and relocated corporate headquarters and manufacturing. At the time, Luminator executives saw the Dallas-Fort Worth area as full of enthusiastic business

Coffee Company NuZee Files for $12M Initial Public Offering

Posted by Lance Murray

Specialty coffee company NuZee Inc. has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed $12 million initial public offering, and has also raised $2 million in private equity financing.

Plano-headquartered NuZee, which packages and sells single-serve coffee products, …

Follow the Money: Actuate Raises $6.5M in Series B Funding, Kanarys Raises $1.5M; Topgolf Inks Franchise Deal

Posted by Lance Murray

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

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Fossil Findings: Lockheed Martin Technology Tackles a 2M-Year-Old Challenge

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Lockheed Martin’s Grand Prairie facility is bringing its micro-CT scanner technology to a two-million-year-old challenge—in the company’s own North Texas backyard.

An ancient Australopithecus sediba humanoid skeleton named “Karabo” was found by paleoanthropologist Dr. Lee Berger and his son in …

Wings of Innovation: Aviation and Aerospace in North Texas Fly to a High-Tech Future

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

In October, Uber Elevate reaffirmed that North Texans likely will see its vertical takeoff air taxis cruising the skies over Dallas-Fort Worth by 2023. Advanced military aircraft and helicopters will continue to roll off North Texas assembly lines. And, millions

Rolls Royce Makes Closed Alliance Facility its Home Sweet High-Tech Home

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Even when the North Texas economy has been handed lemons, it finds a way to make lemonade. Stir in an equal mixture of available resources and talent, and you have a solution for nearly any problem.

For example, American Airlines …

Three Dallas Companies Join Capital Factory’s VIP Accelerator

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Capital Factory recently announced its latest batch of VIP Accelerator startups including three with North Texas ties: GuestX, Kanna, and Symphion.

Through its accelerator program, which accepts tech startups across industries monthly, Capital Factory provides support via its Investor …