Archive for the ‘Enterprise’ Category

Dallas Invents: 149 Patents Granted for Week of March 23

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

Local Auto Fintech Car Capital Launches Operations With $8.8M Series A

Posted by Alex Edwards

Grapevine-based Car Capital, a technology-based company that enables dealers to make auto loan decisions, has closed on an $8.8 million Series A funding round led by FM Capital.

With the investment, Car Capital plans to expand operations, grow its network …

This Fort Worth Startup Is Bringing Free Large-Scale Buying Power to SMBs and Entrepreneurs

Posted by Alex Edwards

A woman-owned group purchasing organization based in Fort Worth has a plan to help small- and medium-sized businesses rebound from the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the vaccine continues rollout across the country, employers are establishing hybrid and remote …

Tyler Technologies Makes Its Third Acquisition of 2021 With Cloud-Based Platform ReadySub

Posted by Bella Pinera

Tyler Technologies, the largest provider of integrated software and tech services to local, state, and federal governments, has acquired ReadySub, a cloud-based platform that assists school districts with tracking absences, filling substitute teacher assignments, and automating essential payroll processes.

Since …

Southern Dallas’ Redbird Mall Revitalization Brings Access, Talent, and Purchasing Power to the Area

Posted by Gloria Salinas, Managing Director, Economic Development, DRC

Five years after launching the redevelopment of Redbird Mall in Southern Dallas, owner and developer Peter Brodsky has proven his thesis—the demand for a vibrant mixed-use development south of Interstate 30 in Dallas is a sustainable investment that generates a

Plano-Based Alkami Plans IPO Launch at $2B Valuation

Posted by Alex Edwards

Alkami Technology, a Plano-headquartered provider of cloud-based digital banking solutions for banks and credit unions, today announced the plans for its initial public offering.

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Alkami set its expected initial public …

Lockton’s New ‘COVID-19 Vaccine Employer Checklist’ Could Help Your Company Decide on Its Vaccination Policy and Execution

Posted by Michaela Markels

As employers shift their focus to getting their teams vaccinated and, ultimately, physically back to work, they are being met with difficult decisions on vaccine mandates, how to combat hesitancy, and properly communicating policies and processes to employees effectively.  


DFW Minority Supplier Development Council’s CEO Wants to Move Beyond Dialogue to Implement Real, Sustainable Change

Posted by Sandra Engelland

In the wake of recent events putting a spotlight on social injustice and racial wealth inequality, Margo Posey, the president and CEO of the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council, says it’s time for action and leadership to improve outcomes

UTD Symposium Marks ‘Meteoric Growth’ in Bioengineering

Posted by Quincy Preston

Bioengineering researchers at UT Dallas are making advances that can improve and save lives. The university is culminating a year-long celebration of the Department of Bioengineering’s 10th anniversary with a symposium.

Since its beginning a decade ago, the department has …

Hunt Energy Network’s New Venture Will Put 50 Batteries Across Texas, Giving ERCOT a Portfolio of Energy Generation

Posted by Alex Edwards

On the heels of Winter Storm Uri, which snowballed into a deep freeze that left millions in Texas without power or running water, Dallas-based Hunt Energy Network has unveiled a new venture that will distribute energy storage assets across the

Dallas-based Overhead Door Corp. Buys Innovative Market Leader of Fire and Security Doors

Posted by Quincy Preston

Overhead Door Corporation, which invented the first “upward-acting door” in 1921 and the first electric garage door opener in 1925, is carrying on its long history of pioneering with the acquisition of Won-Door Corporation this week.

The acquisition will expand …

Funding Roundup: Arcosa Makes $375M Acquisition, Trinity Private Equity Group Leads $14M Funding Round

Posted by Bella Pinera

From acquiring companies to participating in investment rounds, these Dallas-Fort Worth organizations have recently made news due to their money moves.

Arcosa acquires StonePoint Ultimate Holding for $375M

Headquartered in Dallas, infrastructure product and solution provider Arcosa, Inc. has agreed

PICKUP Closes $15M Series B to Accelerate Growth, Double Team Size

Posted by Alex Edwards

PICKUP, a last-mile delivery company that’s based in Dallas, has raised $15 million in a Series B funding round led by NewRoad Capital Partners.

The money will be used to assist PICKUP in expanding its geographic footprint and suite of …

Southern Dallas Thrives Receives $750K Grant from PepsiCo Foundation To Help Women with Job Placement and Security

Posted by Michaela Markels

Made possible by a three-year, $750,000 grant from the PepsiCo Foundation, the Women’s Workplace Readiness Initiative is the latest project of Southern Dallas Thrives, a program launched by a partnership between United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, The PepsiCo Foundation, and

Dallas Invents: 134 Patents Granted for Week of March 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

Full STEAM Ahead: Texas Middle School Girls Experience Virtual Innovate(her) Conference

Posted by Michaela Markels

With March being Women’s History Month, Capital One and UT Dallas have taken it as an opportunity to expand the scope of the annual Innovate(her) program, which is meant to empower girls to pursue their passions in fields where they

People Connectors: This New Tech Platform Is Ushering in the Hybrid Events Era

Posted by Alex Edwards

With more than a decade of experience in the software space, a tech-based service company with local ties has launched a toolbox to assist organizers in designing events of the future—ones that are based on hybrid experiences.

As the ongoing …

DI People: Pillar Clinical Research, Dallas City Homes, Mohr Capital, 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 …

Chase Opens Its First Texas Community Center Branch in Oak Cliff

Posted by Bella Pinera

In an effort to make financial services and education more accessible for the people of Oak Cliff and southern Dallas, Chase has opened its first Community Center branch in Texas.

The Oak Cliff branch was constructed as part of Chase’s …

$10M Dallas VC Fund for AI Companies Closes First Round of Funding

Posted by Alex Edwards

Sentiero Ventures, a Dallas-based venture capital fund, has closed on its first round of funding to close the gap between what AI can do and what is useful to a business.

The $10 million fund has what it calls a …