Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

Dallas Invents: 130 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 6

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-Fort Worth Coworking Continues Torrid Pace With Three New Expansions

Posted by Alex Edwards

By 2030, coworking could contribute $4.2 trillion annually to the U.S. economy, save workers 861 million hours of yearly travel time, and decrease carbon dioxide emissions by nearly 100 million combined tons.

The statistics are all part of a recent …

It’s a Connection: Dallas Adopts WiredScore’s Building Connectivity Ratings Platform

Posted by Lance Murray

WiredScore and the city of Dallas are connected—officially. 

Mayor Mike Rawlings’ office has endorsed WiredScore as the official connectivity rating system for the city, making Dallas the first flagship city for Wired Certification in the Southwest, city officials and real …

DI People: Humphreys Appoints Dimmer as CEO; Signify Names Jasser Chief Medical Officer, EVP

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

VettedHeroes Seeks to Improve Veteran Hiring with Partnerships, Technology

Posted by Payton Potter

Imagine that you’re a college-educated worker with experience in your field, but, once you’re hired, you end up in a position for which you’re overqualified. It’s the story of Dan Montoya, a U.S. Marine and Vietnam veteran, who unknowingly kickstarted

Educator to EdTech CEO: Edmentum’s Jamie Candee Talks Converging Career Paths

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Edmentum partners with over 330 schools in Dallas-Fort Worth and has 170 employees based in its Richardson, TX co-headquarters alone. With Jamie Candee leading this education technology company, it’s easy to see why it’s making such an impact in Texas

Innovator Alert: Apply Now

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty of opportunities. So, we’re constantly on the lookout for contests and competitions, award ceremonies, and available grants our innovators can apply for. Keep in mind that application information may change at any …

ICYMI: Microsoft & Walmart Team on Dallas Cloud Factory, Health Wildcatters Pitch Day, StackPath Signs Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

In last week’s ICYMI, we highlighted a new venture from Sam’s Club: The Sam’s Club Now “future of retail” concept prototyping in Lower Greenville, which features a mobile-centric in-store experience and tech like allowing customers to scan as they

Egg Pods & Noise-Fighting Felt: Fräsch is ‘Not Your Typical Furniture Company’

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Fräsch’s funky furniture designs and a special attention to absorbing noise pollution completely transform the look and feel of office spaces. 

Fräsch means “fresh, cool, and modern” in Swedish and it lives up to its name with innovative designs that …

Dallas-Based Finalists Win Big in the BBVA Accelerator Program

Posted by Blair Welch

The BBVA Accelerator Program has welcomed a new class of socially driven entrepreneurs, and the two big winners — On the Road Lending and Skratch — are making a difference right here in Dallas.

BBVA Momentum is a program designed

Charlotte’s Web(page): Inboundgeo’s Tech Spider Directly Targets Site Visitors

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Epic Playground — a company that builds tools to increase sales for well-priced products and services—is now introducing the latest update to its data-driven, daily direct mail service. The flagship product? Inboundgeo.

Inboundgeo was launched in Dallas in Fall 2013 …

DIA’s Case Study Shows Smart Cities Living Lab’s Positive Impact

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The first phase of the Smart Cities Living Lab program in the West End Historic District had a positive impact on the neighborhood in downtown Dallas, according to the year-end case study released Thursday by The Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA).

Calendar: WEDallas Boot Camp, Global Entrepreneurship Week, and the International Supercomputing Conference

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, things may change at any time, so be sure to …

Follow the Money: Aviation Software Maker EmpowerMX Raises $5M, Sun Holdings Acquires Taco Bueno

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

Inner City 100: How 8 North Texas Businesses Benefit Low‑Income Areas

Posted by Payton Potter

Each year, Fortune publishes the Inner City 100, a list of the fastest-growing businesses in urban areas with high unemployment and poverty rates and low median incomes. This year, eight North Texas organizations were included on the list, including two

Dallas Invents: 137 Patents Granted for Week of Oct. 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 assigned patents granted to local entities or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator

Fitness Startup StudioHop Ramps Up Workout Options With New Subscription Packages

Posted by Blair Welch

Physical fitness is key to a healthy life, but repeating the same workout routine gets dull. That’s why Natalie Wolfe, founder of Dallas-based fitness startup StudioHop, is working to conquer this problem with new membership options that allow users flexibility

Impact House’s New #HackTheCulture Networking Series To Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Moving up in the workforce has, historically, not been an equal experience for people from diverse backgrounds. Through a new networking series — in a place where innovation meets culture — Impact House is seeking to change that.

The #HackTheCulture …

Facebook’s Dantley Davis: ‘The hustle that accounts for making your goals a reality is a universal thing’

Posted by Alex Edwards

With the worldwide social media boom, apps like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have become integrated into a daily aspect of most of our (filtered) lives. But, rather than using these platforms solely to watch viral videos, post a cute selfie,

ICYMI: Toyota and Pizza Hut Team on Robotic Pizza-Making Truck, Dallas Startups, Prop Tech, and Mobility

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Thinking outside-the-pizza-box isn’t unusual for Pizza Hut. After all, who could forget last year’s limited edition Pie Top sneakers released for March Madness that let wearers order pizza with a squeeze of the shoe’s tongue?

And now, they’ve cooked up …