Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

By Veterans, For Veterans:
DFW Social Startup Builds Eco‑Friendly Container Homes

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Rebuilding Our Heroes began with a purpose: housing and hiring veterans. It has already created its first “green” house prototype and has plans in the works to build a housing production facility in Collin County this year.

Adam Davidson, president …

Follow the Money: InterGen Data Raises $800K in Seed Funding, Nuvei Makes $889M Tech Acquisition

Posted by Lance Murray

What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants to 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 …

Medical Innovation District: Fort Worth Targets Near Southside for New Hub

Posted by Lance Murray

The City of Fort Worth has big plans for a 1,200-acre area south of downtown for the creation of a first-of-its-kind regional medical innovation district. Not only could it attract new medical-related enterprises to the city—it might even become an

Dallas Invents: 133 Patents Granted for Week of May 14

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

The Innov8te Smart Cities Incubator Announces its Inaugural Cohort of Companies

Posted by Alex Edwards

Back in February, we told you about the Dallas Entrepreneur Center Network launching its Innov8te Smart Cities Incubator at its flagship West End location. The program was created to support entrepreneurs and early-stage companies in urban and civic transformation,

DI People: Funimation, Fluor, Frisco EDC, Skanska USA Make Executive 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

This New Dallas-based Consumer Magazine Wants to be the ‘Pulse of CBD’

Posted by Alex Edwards

From cosmetics and candy, to dog treats and capsules, to oils and bath bombs, a myriad of products across numerous industries have decided to jump on the CBD craze. Said to help treat nearly anything—pain, acne, depression, stress, insomnia, various

Fort Worth Biopharma Actuate Therapeutics Raises $21.7M in Series B Funding

Posted by Lance Murray

Fort Worth-based Actuate Therapeutics Inc. has announced that it raised $21.7 million in a Series B financing round.

Actuate is a private biopharmaceutical company that focuses on developing compounds to be used in the treatment of cancer and inflammatory …

This Woman, Minority‑Owned Sales Tax Firm Is Using Tech to Solve Problems Nationwide

Posted by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses DCCCD

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Sponsor

Davis, Davis & Harmon LLC (DDH) knows sales tax law, how to interpret it, and how to advocate for its clients.

Formed in 2001, the woman and minority-owned sales tax firm is comprised of former Big 4 tax consultants, business

Safety in (Smart) Numbers:
How This Dallas Startup is Securing Your Phone

Posted by Payton Potter

There are few people in the world who don’t know the endless frustration that comes with spam and robocalls, and that’s especially true in Dallas-Fort Worth. Hiya, a data collector cited by the FCC’s February 2019 report on robocalls,

Arlington Agtech Company SolGro Named to 2 Major Startup Cohorts

Posted by Lance Murray

May has been a fruitful month for SolGro, an Arlington-based agtech startup that has been chosen for cohorts in two prominent programs.

SolGro has been selected as one of five early-stage companies for the first-ever agtech cohort by The Wells …

Follow the Money: VanillaSoft Nets $4M, Riveron Gets Growth Funding, Mass Luminosity Acquires Fort Worth Firm

Posted by Lance Murray

What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants to 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 …

Dallas Invents: 147 Patents Granted for Week of May 7

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

DI People: Farmer Brothers, projekt202, BenefitMall Announce 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

Dallas’ Female Founders Share How to Rock Business and Motherhood

Posted by Alex Edwards

As a mompreneur, sometimes it can be difficult to find the perfect balance between their company and family. But, as Dallas’ powerful female founders attest to—you can have it all.

At the WEDallas event on May 10 (conveniently just before …

Meet the ‘Mompreneurs’ Making Frisco a Business Incubator

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Frisco has inadvertently become a business incubator for a new force of entrepreneurs known as “mompreneurs.” The city’s close-knit community has given these women a place to network, meet regularly, and use their homes to create thriving businesses. 

It’s dubbed …

How One Dallas Company is Changing the Game with Foot-Operated Controller Patent

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

After watching his nephew glide around on a hoverboard, Rick Tett became inspired. Fast forward a few months, and he had an idea. What if a hoverboard’s control scheme could be combined with a virtual reality headset?

So, Tett set …

Dynamic Sports Medicine’s Treatment Technology: ‘No One Else in Dallas Has It’

Posted by Alex Edwards

If you’ve ever wondered how your favorite Cowboy or Maverick gets ready for a big game, chances are, you’ll never get to experience it. Oftentimes, the technology is so advanced, it’s only accessible to professional athletes. But, thanks to Dallas’s

Follow the Money: Iconic Haggar Clothing Acquired; TPG Closes $1.6B Tech Fund

Posted by Lance Murray

What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants to 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 …

Dallas Invents: 118 Patents Granted for Week of April 30

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