Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

Here’s How Companies Can Prioritize Employees’ Health and Wellness Post-Pandemic

Posted by Gloria Salinas, Managing Director, Economic Development, DRC

For years, the stigma of mental health has made it a taboo subject in the workplace.

But in today’s pandemic-plagued world—coupled by a national outcry over racial injustice and inequalities—stress and anxiety have become a collective experience. In the Dallas …

Dallas Invents: 149 Patents Granted for Week of June 23

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Fort Worth: U.S. Patents Granted in the Dallas Fort Worth region.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: Match Group, Six Flags, CBRE, and More Make Executive 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 …

Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in June

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

In June, stories on funding, expansions, and the changing nature of the workplace dominated the Top 10.

From our top story on Toyota Motor North America making two executive changes to AT&T announcing its new enterprise-level home office connectivity plan,

City of Dallas, The DEC @ Redbird, 200 Business Orgs Partner to Launch Small Business Ecosystem

Posted by Alex Edwards

The City of Dallas, in collaboration with more than 200 business organizations, has formed a first-of-its-kind small business ecosystem that focuses specifically on small- and medium-sized women- and minority-owned businesses.

The new initiative—called Broaden Urban Investments to Leverage Dallas, or …

Bottle Rocket’s Calvin Carter: ‘We estimate we are 10% more efficient working from wherever.’

Posted by Dave Moore

Bottle Rocket CEO & Founder Calvin Carter discussed with Dallas Innovates how the company is adapting to the future of work and business. Carter provides insights on the company’s new “work from wherever” model and how it’s maintaining a collaborative

Dallas Invents: 117 Patents Granted for Week of June 16

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Fort Worth: U.S. Patents Granted in the Dallas Fort Worth region.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

EVERY LAST WORD
‘This is how we are going to be able to say we changed the world.’

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

We love folks who have a way with words. 

Here’s a roundup of quotes from North Texas innovators that inspire, inform, motivate, or simply make us laugh.

Dallas Innovates publishes “The Last Word” each day in the Dallas Innovates Every …

The End of an Era at EY: Debra von Storch Says ‘Hello’ to Her Next Chapter

Posted by Quincy Preston

Debra von Storch has played many parts in the Dallas-Fort Worth entrepreneur and innovation ecosystem over nearly four decades at EY. As of today, it’s official: the longtime EY Partner and Americas Entrepreneur Of The Year Leader has retired. Or

Work Shield Closes $4M Series A to Enhance its Workplace Harassment and Discrimination Tech

Posted by Alex Edwards

Work Shield, the Dallas-based startup behind technology for reporting, investigating, and resolving harassment and discrimination in the workplace, has closed on a $4.11 million Series A funding round.

The financing was led by Dallas-based Hoak & Co. in partnership with …

DI People: Mohr Partners, UT Dallas Callier Center, Stream Realty Partners, Bank of Texas 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 …

Calendar: Not-to-Miss Virtual Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. 

But in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, things to do are a little different. We’ve rounded up a few events and activities for innovators so you can stay involved from

Managing Madness with a Mentor: Meet MadLove Agency’s Mary Dee

Posted by Bill Chinn, CEO, The DEC

In this weekly column, CEO of The DEC Network, Bill Chinn, interviews a “celebrity mentor” that is currently participating in the organization’s Fast Start Mentor Program. The program matches tenured business leaders who have handled crises before to small

Now Streaming: Dallas-Based AfroLandTV is the New ‘Netflix for the Global Pan African Diaspora’

Posted by Alex Edwards

A new streaming platform has launched out of Dallas that’s available to viewers worldwide via an iOS and Android app. But, it’s different from what you typically binge—AfroLandTV is being touted as the first-ever online Pan African streaming platform.

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The ‘Un-Agency’: Why a Third‑Generation Dallas Business Owner Built a Company to Connect ‘Gig’ Talent

Posted by Quincy Preston and Maddie Preston

Zach Weismann, founder of Dallas-based MAG Impact Collective, has his eye on the very future of work. And, ready or not, that future is now, he says. With large companies continuing to downsize and the sheer number of workers who

Dallas’ OneDay Launches First-of-its-Kind Video Storytelling Tech for the Funeral Home Industry

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas tech company OneDay is making moves—and fast.

Following a Series A funding round of $5.2 million in January, OneDay has now launched its pivotal new product. And, it was named one of Inc.’s Best Workplaces of 2020 and has …

Building the Future with 5G and Wi-Fi 6

Posted by Deloitte

Many organizations are shifting to advanced wireless in an effort to enable innovation and gain competitive advantage. Indeed, many networking executives view these technologies as increasingly critical to their enterprise success, and business leaders are joining IT leaders to drive

Frisco-Based Trivie Closes $5M Series A to Expand its Workforce Knowledge Retention Platform

Posted by Alex Edwards

Frisco-based Trivie, a training and communication startup that helps companies better engage their workforce in knowledge retention and communication, has closed $5 million in Series A funding to increase distribution of its app.

Trivie said the investment round, led by …

Dallas Invents: 133 Patents Granted for Week of June 9

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Fort Worth: U.S. Patents Granted in the Dallas Fort Worth region.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

Here’s a Roundup of COVID-19 Funding Options for DFW Small Biz. But Key Deadlines Are Approaching

Posted by Dave Moore

More than two dozen funding options are available for small businesses in the region to help them contend with impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, but deadlines are approaching rapidly for some funding. Other options are also opening as well.

The …