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Innovative On-Demand Auto Mechanic RepairSmith Expands to Dallas and Houston

Posted by Quincy Preston

On-demand mechanic RepairSmith is headed to Texas. The at-home car repair and maintenance service, which makes house calls in customized Mercedes Sprinters and other vans, is now available in Dallas and Houston, it announced this week. The service will expand

Falkon Technologies to Double Team, Expand Footprint With a Grant from the McKinney Innovation Fund

Posted by Alex Edwards

Yet another tech startup has gotten a boost from the McKinney Economic Development Corporation’s Innovation Fund. Falkon Technologies, a custom software development company, is the latest to receive a grant from the MEDC and expand its headquarters in McKinney.

With …

DI People: Kimberly-Clark, Medecision, Comerica Bank, 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 …

DI People: Blossom Street Ventures, Transwestern, MoneyGram, and More Make Moves

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

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 …

ICYMI 2020: The Archive, August – December

Posted by Quincy Preston

You’ve found Dallas Innovates’ archive of news briefs. For the current edition of ICYMI, click here.  

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Dallas-Based Shokworks Builds New Football Prediction App to Benefit Celebrity Sports Foundations

Posted by Alex Edwards

Fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Las Vegas Raiders can now win tickets, sideline passes, or autographed paraphernalia—while benefiting charity—through a new app developed by Dallas-based Shokworks.

Shokworks, a provider of custom software development, technology outsourcing, and …

‘There’s Hope Ahead’: Dallas-Based ThinkWhy’s LaborIQ Platform Predicts Economic Acceleration Late Next Year

Posted by Alex Edwards

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that the U.S. added 245,000 jobs in November for an unemployment rate of 6.7 percent. That comes at a time when COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise. But, according to Dallas-based ThinkWhy, despite

Bell Textron to Open 600-Employee Commercial Business Center at Former American Airlines HQ

Posted by Alex Edwards

Fort Worth-headquartered Bell Textron, a leading aerospace manufacturer and Textron Inc. company, has signed a new lease in Fort Worth for the four-story building that formerly housed the American Airlines Federal Credit Union. 

The long-term, 109,187-square-foot lease includes the entire …

We’re Hiring!

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

D Magazine Partners is seeking a motivated Advertising Executive to join the B2B advertising sales team and grow new business across digital and print for Dallas Innovates.

D Magazine Partners has a culture of excellence from the products we produce …

Robotics Education and Competition Foundation Receives $750K from Texas Workforce Commission

Posted by Chantal Canales

The Robotics Education and Competition (REC) Foundation has announced its partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) Texas Youth Robotics Initiative to expand access to robotics and learning resources to underrepresented high school students across the state of Texas.

Headquartered …

Voices: Reinventing the K-12 Classroom in 2020

Posted by Chirag Gupta

Now that the school year has begun in Texas, many public school teachers are back to work in their physical classrooms on campus, while others have adopted innovative “hybrid” models involving distance learning and virtual classrooms. Due to the ongoing

ICYMI 2020: The Archive, Jan. 1 – July 31

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

You’ve found Dallas Innovates’ archive of news briefs. For the current edition of ICYMI, click here.  

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AIA Dallas’ Unbuilt Design Award Winners: Agent Architecture is Hacking Dallas Freeways

Posted by Alex Edwards

At the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ 2020 Unbuilt Design Awards, unbuilt projects by Dallas architects were put on display. Three designs won awards—read about the other two winners here and here—out of 42 entries

AIA Dallas’ Unbuilt Design Award Winners: Eric Gonzales Takes on the Sublime Landscape of Iceland

Posted by Alex Edwards

At the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ 2020 Unbuilt Design Awards, unbuilt projects by Dallas architects were put on display. Three designs won awards—read about the other two winners here and here—out of 42 entries

AIA Dallas’ Unbuilt Design Award Winners: Gensler Reimagines the Frisco Public Library

Posted by Alex Edwards

At the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ 2020 Unbuilt Design Awards, unbuilt projects by Dallas architects were put on display. Three designs won awards—read about the other two winners here and here—out of 42 entries

North Texas PPE Supplier Strikes a Deal With Amazon, Wynn Innovations, and More

Posted by Alex Edwards

When COVID-19 struck, some of the largest companies in the world instantly stepped up to help. Amazon, for instance, quickly made a new, designated place on its ecommerce site specifically for organizations to shop for pandemic personal protective equipment.

Blue Box Grows HVAC Coronavirus Scrubbing Solution and Raises Capital

Posted by Alex Edwards

Last month, we told you about Blue Box Air’s new disinfection protocol to combat COVID-19 infiltrating commercial HVAC systems. The company had recently decided to relocate its headquarters from California to Deep Ellum in Dallas, and was gearing up for

Innovative Spaces: Inside ACTIVE Network’s All‑Hands ‘Park’ Space

Posted by Kathryn Chavez

A version of this story was originally published in Dallas Innovates: The [Tech] Talent Issue.

Dallas-based ACTIVE Network, the world’s largest digital marketing agency dedicated to program and race management, began in 1999 as a company that marketed 5Ks, half-marathons,

Innovative Spaces: rewardStyle’s HQ is as Sleek as its Tech

Posted by Sandra Engelland

A version of this story was originally published in Dallas Innovates: The [Tech] Talent Issue.

If you think a company with “Style” in its name should have sleek, enviable office digs that reflect a keen sense of, well, style,

Innovative Spaces: Sally Beauty’s Expands Denton HQ to Invest in New Talent and Digital

Posted by Erika Fanuzzi

With more than 27,000 employees worldwide, Sally Beauty Holdings Inc.’s corporate culture is based on providing its employees with learning opportunities that reflect the company’s business goals. 

As the leading “global distributor and retailer of professional beauty products to both …