Innovative Spaces: A Series on Space, Place, and Culture in Business

by | Dec 13, 2018
From manufacturing facilities and data centers, to startup hubs and coworking centers, to food incubators and boutique hotels, these projects are shaping Dallas-Fort Worth landscape.
Safety-Minded ‘Once Kids’ Moving Production of Customizable Toys to North Texas
by | Dec 12, 2018
Child safe, environmentally friendly, and largely disruptive, the Dallas-based startup relies on innovative machines to create wooden bricks in six seconds. Next year, the Once Kids production facility—resembling 'Santa's Workshop'—will move to North Texas.
Serena Williams Partners With Neighborhood Goods to Unveil Her New Size-Inclusive Line
by | Dec 10, 2018
As an investor in Neighborhood Goods, tennis mogul Serena Williams says she believed in the concept from the beginning. On Saturday, she stopped in Plano with Ashley Graham to celebrate the launch of Serena Great, the newest collection from her independent clothing line.
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ICYMI: Dallas is 5G Hotspot, DFW has Jobs for Hackers, Texas as a Major Biotech Hub, and Voltea’s Water Tech Goes Smart for CES
by | Dec 8, 2018
From tech bytes (Azpen Innovation, FindMe, Project Verte, Freebird Rides) to launches and expansions (Marley Spoon, Service Fusion, Deliveright) to this week's top 10 (‘Citi’ of Irving), here's your briefing on ideas and innovation in North Texas.

Innovative Spaces: Valencia’s Latest Irving Hotel Goes Retro

by | Dec 3, 2018
The Texican Court in Irving's Las Colinas has the flair of an old Spanish mission combined with the vibes of the 1950s. Take the photo tour of the new upper-scale hotel to get an inside look at the industry convention-busting design, luxury rooms, Tequila Bar, and swimming pool.
ICYMI: Spacee Stacy the Virtual Bartender Serves Drinks—and Flirts; DFW, Neoface Facial Recognition Deploys; and Gemmy’s Bass Lip-Syncs Alexa
by | Dec 1, 2018
From tech bytes (AveoMedical, StackPath, WayAround) to coworking moves (Venture X, Serendipity Labs) to what we're reading (Starbucks Red Bird "community store", Veran Spin’s lung cancer GPS-like tracking tech), here's your briefing on ideas and innovation in North Texas.
Innovator Alert: Apply Now
by | Dec 1, 2018
COMPETITIONS, PITCHES, GRANTS | Browse our curated selection of opportunities for innovators. You'll find the applications for Startup Dallas Week, Fast Company's World Changing Ideas, TREC's Executive Leadership Council, Wildcatters 2019, and the Booking.com 2019 Technology Playmaker Awards.
Innovative Spaces: Canopy Dallas Uptown Features High-Tech Food Service, Memorable Views
by | Nov 28, 2018
Stellar views, a kitchen running on CMI technology and infrared heat, and locality make the lifestyle-forward hotel an 'energizing, comfortable stay.'