Archive for the ‘Startup’ Category

Dallas Invents: 136 Patents Granted for Week of July 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 patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

AI Problem Solvers: Hypergiant Industries Teams Up with Global Giant Booz Allen Hamilton

Posted by Lance Murray

Texas-based industrial artificial intelligence company Hypergiant Industries and Booz Allen Hamilton, a management and technology consulting company, announced a partnership to help fix difficult issues facing organizations through AI solutions.

“Booz Allen Hamilton has the kind of reach, scale, and …

DI People: Credera, J.C. Penney, Modern Message Make Executive Moves

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 moves tied

Kodiak Robotics is Moving to DFW to Make Texas the Home of Self-Driving Trucks

Posted by Alex Edwards

We’ve all seen a lot of buzz in the news about self-driving cars and how they have the potential to affect the future of our roads. Even tech giants like Apple are making a foray into the autonomous vehicle scene

This Dallas Startup Uses Geolocation to Modernize the Home Services Industry

Posted by India Edwards

The billyGO app is reshaping home repair servicing with its newly updated “HVAC and plumbing by APPointment” business model. The startup solves the hassle of scheduling repair services by allowing homeowners to make APPointments based on their own schedules.

With

Urbanism: Two Dallas Teams’ Designs Make Finals of Denver Scooter ‘Parklet’ Competition

Posted by Lance Murray

Two teams from Dallas are among six finalists competing for the first-ever parklet design competition in Denver, which focuses on scooters.

Scooter-sharing company Spin—in partnership with Dallas-based urbanism nonprofit Better Block Foundation, the city of Denver’s Department of Public Works, …

Dallas Invents: 111 Patents Granted for Week of July 23

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

Say Goodbye to Tents: This Carrollton Company Takes Pop-Ups To The Next Level

Posted by Natalie Le

In 2017, the owners of The Trade Group, a provider of exhibit management and marketing for trade shows, were in Düsseldorf attending EuroShop, the world’s largest retail trade fair. There, they spotted a sort of portable event structure—and they

K2View Expands Data Management Company’s International Footprint

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Nick Lazzaro joined K2View in 2016 as an advisor. By June of the same year, he was being asked to run the company. Though it was fast, the move paid off—K2View has grown by 100 percent every year since Lazzaro

Photo Recap: Online Educational Series Wins This Year’s CodeLaunch

Posted by India Edwards

CodeLaunch, the region’s annual seed accelerator competition and startup conference, is back. And this year, there were some big changes.

3GStrong—an educational series focused on teaching grit, growth mindset, and grace for today’s generation of kids—was crowned this year’s winner

UK-based Cloud Technology Company Acquires OpenConnect

Posted by Lance Murray

OpenConnect Inc., a software provider headquartered in Farmers Branch, has been acquired by UK-based ActiveOps Ltd, a global provider of cloud-based digital operations management solutions to financial services, shared services, business process outsourcing firms, government, healthcare and other service industries.

Four Pieces of Advice For Women in Tech From Dallas’ Female Founders

Posted by Alex Edwards

5G Whiz: AT&T Works With Robotics Firm to Accelerate Retail Automation Beyond Wi-Fi

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based AT&T Inc. is working with a Kentucky technology company to accelerate retail automation by using 5G-enabled autonomous robots.

The robots from Nicholasville, Kentucky-based Badger Technologies allow retailers to improve operations and customer experiences by identifying out-of-stock, mispriced, or misplaced …

Follow the Money: GridLiance Gets $185M in Credit Facilities; Avondale Nets $13.23M; RealPage Makes Acquisition

Posted by Lance Murray

What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money every Thursday. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay in the loop.

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The Countdown: Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in July

Posted by Alex Edwards

It’s been a big year so far for North Texas, especially when it comes to innovation.

As we wrapped up July, we decided to reflect on the stories behind the people and places that had been grabbing our readers’ attention. …

Look Inside: Coworking the ‘Cowboys Way’

Posted by Lance Murray

Formation, the coworking experience located at the 91-acre Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters campus at The Star in Frisco officially opens to the public this Thursday.

With its one-of-a-kind connection to the Dallas Cowboys and Jerry Jones, Formation said members will …

DI People: One Technologies, ZeOmega, Dean Foods Make Executive Moves

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 moves tied

Kanarys Launches Unique Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Platform

Posted by Lance Murray

The wait is over. Dallas-based Kanarys—a technology platform that fosters collaboration between companies and employees on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace—has officially launched.

The launch was celebrated last week at a party at One Arts Plaza.

Kanarys’ …

Walgreens Adopts Dallas-Based Theatro’s SaaS Solutions for Nearly 10,000 Stores

Posted by Payton Potter

Dallas-based Theatro, a maker of wearable hardware and SaaS solutions, announced this week that it’s been chosen to provide “Software + Mobile Hardware as a Service” solutions to all Walgreens stores.

Called an all-inclusive, enterprise-wide solution, Theatro’s “Software + Mobile …