Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

Aces of Space

Posted by Hanah Cho

Lockheed Martin and Boeing are some of the big guns that anchor Dallas-Fort Worth’s aerospace and aviation industry, a major engine for the region’s economy. But these corporate giants aren’t the only ones with the right stuff.

A number of

Rentberry to Introduce Blockchain For Home Rental Deposit Market

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Rentberry has already disrupted the home rental business in North Texas, creating a one-stop platform where tenants can bid on homes, pay rent, and conduct other transactions through an app. 

Now, the Bay Area company wants to introduce blockchain and …

On Tap: MLK Parade, Founders Live & Franchise Expo South

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 …

Dallas Startup Hosting Event to Empower Young Women

Posted by Lance Murray

Registration is underway for “Empowering Tomorrow’s Women Today,” a free event aimed at educating, inspiring, and preparing young women to network, earn income, and become financially literate.

The event is sponsored by Skratch, a Dallas-based mobile platform that connects teens …

Dallas Architects Create
‘Life-Changing’ App For People With Vision Loss

Posted by Jewels Clark

Dallas-based WayAround has developed a mobile app using near-field communication technology that is making everyday life easier for those with vision loss or blindness.

WayAround

Armand Fisher and Darwin Belt [Photo courtesy of WayAround]

The WayAround app, developed by co-founders Darwin …

Dallas Invents: 74 Patents Granted for Week of Jan. 2

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 patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

Invention: A Look Back at Historic Firsts With North Texas Ties

Posted by Sheryl Jean

Integrated Circuit
In 1958, Jack Kilby, an engineer for Texas Instruments Inc. in Dallas, built the world’s first integrated circuit, which is in all consumer electronics today. Kilby and other engineers also invented the first handheld, digital calculator in 1967.

Dallas Innovates — the Magazine

Posted by Dallas Innovates

POP. FIZZ. (CLINK.) We’ve completed our second year, and we begin our third with a toast to the newest member of the family — Dallas Innovates 2018, an annual magazine highlighting Dallas-Fort Worth as a hub for innovation. You can

Breakthroughs:
High-Minded Discoveries

Posted by Jeff Bounds

When an old high school football injury started nagging, Ted Price created an ointment to rub on his aching Achilles tendon.

Using natural ingredients found in wintergreen plants and grape leaves, the concoction eased his chronic pain in a new …

Denton-based Company Brings Cargo Bicycles Stateside

Posted by Jewels Clark
Urban Tribe

Aaron Powell

Denton businessman Aaron Powell has always felt a connection to riding bicycles, but an even stronger bond to his kids.

On a trip to Europe with his wife and 3-year-old daughter, Powell discovered his next business. Riding around …