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Dallas Invents: Patents Granted
in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Invents is a look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted by the USPTO to local assignees and those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an …

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 …

Innovative Spaces: The Richards Group’s Stairwell is the Heart of a ‘Beehive of Activity’

Posted by Sandra Engelland

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

For company news, good or bad, forget the watercooler. The Dallas-based company of creatives that is The Richards Group has an out-of-the-box place to share

Innovative Spaces: TaskUs’s People-First Office Combines Performance and Fun

Posted by Maddie Preston

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

Global outsourcing company TaskUs provides back-office support and customer care solutions to some of the world’s most notable brands and disruptive companies. Innovators like PayNearMe,

Innovative Spaces: 900lbs’ Offices Enables Creative Collaboration (and Pets!)

Posted by Erika Fanuzzi

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

Founded in 2008, 900lbs is a Dallas-based tech-driven design agency dedicated to using its collaborative office space and culture to attract the top employees in

WorkSuites Opens its Largest Dallas Location Yet

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

WorkSuites, a coworking company with locations across North Texas and the greater Houston area, has announced a new location off the Central Expressway just north of downtown Dallas, tapping into the trending Fitzhugh/Henderson Ave. market.

The new spot is WorkSuites’ …

Q+A: ThinkWhy’s Co-Founder, President, and COO on Impacting the Labor Market

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

Dallas-based ThinkWhy launched its flagship solution, LaborIQ, this week to help companies better understand today’s labor supply and demand.

The ‘intuitive platform’ is intended to give businesses a strategic market advantage by providing a better understanding of benchmark roles, compensation, …

Dallas Innovates 2020 Thought Leaders: TaskUs

Posted by Jarrod Johnson

TaskUs is the fastest growing tech-enabled business services company in the world, delivering customer support, AI operations and content security services that power the world’s most innovative companies. Listed as one of Glassdoor’s “100 Best Places to Work,” USA Today’s

Dallas Innovates 2020 Thought Leaders: A Cloud Guru / Linux Academy

Posted by Sam Kroonenburg

Sam Kroonenburg is CEO and co-founder of A Cloud Guru, an online learning platform that has helped over 1 million learners worldwide understand and advance skills in cloud technology. After recently acquiring Linux Academy, the total organization now boasts the

Dallas Innovates 2020 Thought Leaders: JPMorgan Chase

Posted by Steve D Hemperly

Technology isn’t the game changer—it’s the people who develop and use it.

At JPMorgan Chase, we have more than 50,000 technologists working around the globe. In a hyper-competitive world, a successful business must deliver products and services that are better

Dallas Innovates 2020 Thought Leaders: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Posted by Cristin Thomas

Tell us about Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an education program for small businesses that links learning to action. 10,000 Small Businesses (10ksb) is an investment funded by Goldman Sachs and the Goldman Sachs

Dallas Innovates 2020 Thought Leaders: Corgan

Posted by Samantha Flores

Corgan has a decades-long reputation for great customer service. That unwavering commitment to our clients is the foundation of everything we do. Every decision we make is in our client’s interest. That same commitment extends to the users of the

Dallas Innovates 2020 Thought Leaders: Collin County Business Alliance

Posted by Collin County Business Alliance

Dallas-Fort Worth continues to top the charts as one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the nation. This population surge brings new opportunities, but also new challenges. One of the leaders in convening key stakeholders to address these issues is