Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

Photo Recap: The Nest Helps Southern Dallas Entrepreneurs ‘Take Flight’

Posted by Rebeca Posadas-Nava

This weekend, the Dallas Entrepreneur Center at Redbird ([email protected]) and Comerica Bank hosted their new pitch competition geared toward Southern Dallas entrepreneurs.

The contest gave six startups from the area the ability to pitch their ideas in an incubation-like manner.…

ICYMI Special Edition:
North Texas Innovators Look Back on #SXSW2019

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Austin’s annual South by Southwest festival recently concluded and North Texas was well-represented. So, we rounded up reactions, takeaways, and snapshots from this year’s event in this week’s special edition ICYMI column.

Hubert Zajicek, CEO of Health Wildcatters, summed up …

Real Estate Innovation:
Curbio Shakes up Pre-Sale Renovation in Dallas

Posted by Blair Welch

A pre-sale home renovation company specializing in turnkey home sales services is bringing its innovative, high-tech approach to the Dallas-Fort Worth realty market.

With services now available in North Texas, Maryland-based Curbio, Inc. wants to make moving easy. As a …

Dallas is Among the Top Regions in the Nation for Flexible Space, Research Says

Posted by Lance Murray

Coworking and flexible space are continuing to grow across the U.S., and Dallas-Fort Worth is among the top real estate markets in the nation to embrace the concept, according to new research from JLL.

Dallas-Fort Worth ranks No. 12 among …

Hey, Entrepreneurs: Come Party on the Plaza With WFAA for Dallas Startup Week

Posted by Alex Edwards

Join Dallas-Fort Worth entrepreneurs, innovators, and their families this Saturday to participate in the ultimate Dallas Startup Week takeover—and, for the chance to be on TV.

From 7 – 9 a.m. at Victory Park, WFAA will broadcast the “Party on …

Follow the Money: AmplifAI Gets $3.9M, Offerpad Closes Series C Funding Round, JLL Buys HFF

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.

Have …

Learner Mobile is Now Bringing Employee Training to Smartphones

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas-based Learner Mobile has announced the launch of a microlearning employee training platform that will allow employers to easily create training content, and employees to access that content conveniently via their mobile device.

Per Learner Mobile, the platform is designed …

Dallas Invents: 97 Patents Granted for Week of March 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

Five New High-Tech Healthcare Impacts Made in North Texas

Posted by Will Maddox

The North Texas healthcare market’s constant innovation brings original ideas, techniques, and technology to patients in the region.

We checked in with a variety of health innovators to learn about the latest technologies making a difference for their patients.


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DI People: JLL, Urban Air Adventure Park, MTX Group, Symphony RetailAI Make Exec 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

Dallas-Founded Dating App, Vouch, Brings on a New Female CEO

Posted by Alex Edwards

Whether it’s a best friend, roommate, group chat, coworker, or (in my case) mom, most of us have a go-to when it comes to talking about our love lives. They’ve probably heard it all—the horrific first dates, surprising setups, blind

Making People Better: AI Startup AmplifAI Raises $3.9M to Accelerate Market Growth

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Richardson-based artificial intelligence startup AmplifAI announced a $3.9 million Series A funding round led by Naya Ventures, LiveOak Venture Partners, and Capital Factory.

The company was founded in 2014, and combines AI with its call center customers’ existing data—such as …

Startup Couples: How These Entrepreneurial Duos Bet it All on Business

Posted by Payton Potter

Dallas Innovators on DallasInnovates.comSuccess comes in all shapes and sizes‚ and these entrepreneurial couples are no exception.

Their startups range from an IoT software and hardware company founded by lifelong tech professionals, to an app that helps stylists meet their clients’ needs, to …

Follow the Money: Pieces Technologies Gets $5M, CallBox Seeks $15M, TPG Makes Acquisition

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.

Have …

ParkHub’s George Baker on Founding, Funding, and Finding His Spot in Business

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas Innovates Q+A (Images: Istockphoto)ParkHub continues to attract investment and clients, building itself into a powerhouse in the parking industry with clients like the Super Bowl and AT&T Stadium.

This year, the Dallas-based B2B parking tech provider announced that it had completed its $13 …

Innovator Q+A: Dmitri Love on Founding Bundil, the Evolution of Cryptocurrency, and Swimming with the Sharks

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas Innovators on DallasInnovates.comDmitri Love’s crypto startup, Bundil, caught the attention of Shark Tank investor Kevin O’Leary (Mr. Wonderful) in late 2018. During an episode of the TV show that aired in October, O’Leary gave the 24-year-old $100,000 in exchange for 50 percent

Dallas Invents: 148 Patents Granted for Week of March 5

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

Dallas-Based Startup Racing and Cars Aims to Unite Global Automotive Community

Posted by Blair Welch

Racing and Cars, a new Dallas-based online portal with a mission ‘to be the catalyst that unites the collector car community,’ has launched to bring car fanatics together from across the globe.

The company has created a new and unique …

Hedera Hashgraph Grants Nearly $700M in ‘hbars’ to Employees, Founders, Others

Posted by Lance Murray

Hedera Hashgraph, a Dallas-based next-gen public ledger company, recently filed a Form D with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that granted nearly $700 million in hbars, Hedera’s cryptocurrency, to its employees, founders, contractors, advisers, and certain early service providers.

DI People: Notifyd, Fort Worth Med School, Hypergiant Industries Make 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