Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

IoT Startup Haxiot Launches Platform, Eyes Series A Funding

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Plano-based Internet of Things company Haxiot announced its X-ON platform which offers industrial IoT customers edge computing capabilities for real-time process control. What sets the company’s technology apart, according to Haxiot COO Youyi Kitson, is it has the first device-to-cloud

Dallas Invents: 70 Patents Granted for Week of Sept. 11

Posted by Dallas Innovates

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. As of June 12, 2018, unassigned

Rank One Sport and Children’s Health Andrews Institute Collab on New App for Student-Athletes

Posted by Blair Welch

Rank One Health saves time and money, prevents injuries, and improves communication in the world of children’s athleticsand it does it all right from the palm of your hand.

Rank One Health, a new healthcare app dedicated to …

Distracted Driving: EdgeTensor’s AI Tech Keeps Drivers on the Alert

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Distracted driving is a major safety issue on U.S. highways, and Dallas-based EdgeTensor Technologies is bringing artificial intelligence technology out of the cloud and behind the steering wheel to monitor drivers. The technology, originally developed for autonomous vehicles, detects distracted

DI People: CyrusOne Names SVP, Blumberg Heads Valtech Dallas Office, Neiman Marcus Adds 4 Execs

Posted by Lance Murray

CYRUSONE NAMES SKOMAL AS SVP, CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER

Dallas-based data center REIT CyrusOne Inc. has appointed Mark E. Skomal as senior vice president and chief accounting officer, effective Sept. 24. 

“Mark’s extensive experience working in the REIT and broader real …

On Tap: Texas Pinners Conference, North Texas Smart Cities Summit, and Big Design 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 check the official …

DFW Innovation Economy:
Economic Grounding in 8 Infographics

Posted by Eric Griffin

DFW Innovation Economy is a serial look at chapters from the 2018 Innovation Assessment produced by the Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) and Accenture. Each chapter of the Assessment comprises key metrics that can be tracked over time to evaluate the

DI People: Masergy Taps Parker as New CEO, Sabre Names New Exec, Tech Wildcatters Adds 2

Posted by Lance Murray

MASERGY NAMES PARKER AS ITS NEW CEO

James Parker has been named chief executive officer of Masergy, a Plano-based software-defined networking services company.

Parker succeeds Chris MacFarland, who will assume the role of executive chairman and chief technology officer at …

Follow the Money: INTREorg Gets $247K, Firm Raising $5M for Robokind, projekt202 Acquires Studio

Posted by Lance Murray

INTREorg RAISES $247K IN POST-IPO ROUND

Southlake-based INTREorg Systems has raised $247,000 in a post-IPO equity round, Crunchbase reported.

The firm provides shareholder intelligence and IT and consulting services, including management, compliance, and finance, and it has now raised $497,000 …

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 …

LinkedIn Names Fintech Firm Solovis as Top 2018 Startup

Posted by Alex Edwards

Irving-based fintech innovation leader Solovis Inc. has been making headlines this year.

For starters, an $8 million series A funding round led to a 300 percent increase in revenue, and a doubled employee headcount. In May, Solovis partnered with AcordIQ …

TechFW Names Blackburn as its New Executive Director

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Fort Worth-based tech incubator TechFW announced it promoted Hayden Blackburn to executive director, effective Sept. 15. Blackburn will take over for Darlene Boudreaux, who had served as executive director since August 2006, and who will remain with the program as

Narrowing the Digital Divide: Nextlink’s FCC Auction Share Targets Rural Areas

Posted by Lance Murray

Rural residents and businesses searching for a broadband internet option in North Texas found more reasons for optimism this week.

Nextlink Internet has won the largest share of the Federal Communication Commission’s $1.98 billion Connect America Fund II rural broadband …

Dallas Invents: 76 Patents Granted for Week of Sept. 4

Posted by Dallas Innovates

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. As of June 12, 2018, unassigned

DFW Innovation Economy: Labor Pool Talent

Posted by Eric Griffin

DFW Innovation Economy is a serial look at chapters from the 2018 Innovation Assessment produced by the Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) and Accenture. Each chapter of the Assessment comprises key metrics that can be tracked over time to evaluate the

PepsiCo Searches for North American Startups in Expanded Nutrition Greenhouse Program

Posted by Alex Edwards

Startups with a mission to “transform the food and beverage industry,” this one’s for you. PepsiCo recently announced it was expanding its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program to North Americaand the deadline to apply for it is Oct. 12. 

On Tap: Dallas Chocolate Festival, Hay Festival, & TechNest Fall Series

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, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Look Inside: Mavs Gaming Hits ‘Play’ on New Deep Ellum E-Sports Pavilion

Posted by Dallas Innovates

On Sept. 6, gamers from across the DFW area gathered for the grand opening of the Mavs Gaming Pavilion.

The NBA is the first professional American sport to operate an official e-sports league, and was co-founded this year in collaboration …

Follow the Money: Cyber Watch Gets $2.5M, Bank Makes Equity Investment in Modo Payments

Posted by Lance Murray

CYBER WATCH RECEIVES $2.5M INVESTMENT

Plano-based Cyber Watch has received a $2.5 million investment from Cypress Growth Capital.

Cyber Watch assists its clients in planning and designing cyber security solutions to protect those organization’s critical assets utilizing the most-advanced, but …

Former Nike Director Launches Service-Based Shoe Brand in Fort Worth

Posted by Alex Edwards

When davi launched its Kickstarter campaign last week, the Fort Worth-based shoe company met its goal in under three hours—selling approximately 400 pairs of shoes.

“The team and I were blown away by the response,” founder Gabe Williams says. …