Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

UTD Symposium Marks ‘Meteoric Growth’ in Bioengineering

Posted by Quincy Preston

Bioengineering researchers at UT Dallas are making advances that can improve and save lives. The university is culminating a year-long celebration of the Department of Bioengineering’s 10th anniversary with a symposium.

Since its beginning a decade ago, the department has …

Dallas-Based IoT Startup Haxiot Acquired by Digi International

Posted by Alex Edwards

Dallas-based Haxiot, a provider of low power wide area (LPWA) wireless technology, has been acquired by leading Internet of Things company Digi International. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Haxiot was founded in 2015 to offer end-to-end LoRaWAN (Long …

Funding Roundup: Arcosa Makes $375M Acquisition, Trinity Private Equity Group Leads $14M Funding Round

Posted by Bella Pinera

From acquiring companies to participating in investment rounds, these Dallas-Fort Worth organizations have recently made news due to their money moves.

Arcosa acquires StonePoint Ultimate Holding for $375M

Headquartered in Dallas, infrastructure product and solution provider Arcosa, Inc. has agreed

Dallas Invents: 134 Patents Granted for Week of March 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

This Goes On Your Permanent Record: GreenLight Credentials Uses Blockchain for Students’ ‘Life Transcript’

Posted by Sandra Engelland

GreenLight Credentials CEO Manoj Kutty and his team are using blockchain technology to make records secure and shareable. The applications of the tech is two-fold: to connect students, academic institutions, and businesses by providing real-time access to lifelong learning achievements,

People Connectors: This New Tech Platform Is Ushering in the Hybrid Events Era

Posted by Alex Edwards

With more than a decade of experience in the software space, a tech-based service company with local ties has launched a toolbox to assist organizers in designing events of the future—ones that are based on hybrid experiences.

As the ongoing …

DI People: Pillar Clinical Research, Dallas City Homes, Mohr Capital, and More 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 …

The DEC Network Is Bringing Back Its Flagship State of Entrepreneurship Event—This Year, It’s Hybrid

Posted by Alex Edwards

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center is back with its State of Entrepreneurship, an event that has, for seven years, grown to be a tradition for highlighting the people, places, and passions that power North Texas’ growing startup ecosystem.

In years past, …

Dallas Invents: 111 Patents Granted for Week of March 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

‘The Gin’: One of Dallas’ Oldest Buildings Enters a New Chapter With a Next-Gen Angle in Deep Ellum

Posted by Quincy Preston

The Continental Gin Building is moving back into the foreground after years in the shadow of Deep Ellum’s growth. After two years of restoration, the 133-year-old landmark building is reopening as a mixed-use destination with a focus on the future. 

Brand Builders: Leading CX Design Company Expands to Dallas

Posted by Alex Edwards

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Tallwave, a design company that focuses on customer experience services, is opening a new Dallas location to broaden its presence as growth accelerates.

Tallwave provides full-scale customer experience (CX) solutions to change agents that are interested in strengthening …

Shiftsmart’s Latest Technology Supports COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling and Staffing

Posted by Bella Pinera

Shiftsmart, a Dallas-based online marketplace for workforce management, is minimizing U.S. cities’ frustrations surrounding COVID-19 vaccination appointment registration and inoculation efficiency by using its technology to advance vaccine rollout. 

By using its global labor network, Shiftsmart is able to support …

Landing Talent Amid COVID-19 and Beyond: HR Tech Startup in ‘Great Position’ to Make Hiring Easier on Everyone

Posted by Sandra Engelland

The last year has been a whirlwind of activity for OutMatch, especially with the demands of the pandemic increasing the need for digital hiring solutions. From landing new investors and making multiple acquisitions to improving their clients’ DEI in hiring,

Dallas’ Work Shield Upgrades its Technology to Continue Keeping Workplaces Safe

Posted by Bella Pinera

As the first and only solution to partner with employers to manage the reporting, investigation, and resolution of workplace harassment and discrimination issues, Work Shield is now releasing its Portal 2.0. to upgrade culture data management, incident documentation, and reporting

Dallas Invents: 129 Patents Granted for Week of March 2

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

Inc. Magazine Ranking: 100 of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Texas Are in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Quincy Preston

100 of the fastest-growing private companies in the Lone Star state are in Dallas-Fort Worth, according to a list released by Inc. Magazine this week. The Texas ranking is the second annual in the Inc. 5000 Regionals.

The 2021 Texas …

Irving’s RumbleOn Reaches Agreement to Acquire, Merge With the Country’s Largest Powersports Retailer

Posted by Alex Edwards

RumbleOn Inc., an Irving-based e-commerce platform founded in 2016 to buy, sell, trade, and finance motorcycles, has officially entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the nation’s largest powersports retailer, RideNow.

The deal will result in the combination of …

A Local Entrepreneur Turns His Pastime into Profit While a Sewing Surge Fuels Interest Nationwide

Posted by Bella Pinera

While the scarcity of sanitizers has caught the attention of media outlets, there’s another lesser-known product that has recently been nearly impossible to find on store shelves: sewing machines.

With nowhere to go and nothing to do during the ongoing …

Dallas Invents: 146 Patents Granted for Week of Feb. 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

A ‘Swiss Army Knife’ in the Sky: This Fort Worth Company Develops Next-Gen Equipment for Aerial Firefighting

Posted by Sandra Engelland

Victor Trotter and his team at Haltom City-based Trotter Controls develop onboard technology that’s been called “the gold standard” in aerial firefighting.

In 2020, they received a patent and FAA approval for the world’s first all-electric fire gate system.

“Think …