Educator to EdTech CEO: Edmentum’s Jamie Candee Talks Converging Career Paths

by | Nov 12, 2018
Co-headquartered in Richardson and Minnesota, Edmentum is a leader in education technology. With a whirlwind career path to get to where she is today, Candee offers advice on taking risks, supporting other women, and having it all.
Innovator Alert: Apply Now
by | Nov 12, 2018
COMPETITIONS, PITCHES, GRANTS | Browse our curated selection of opportunities for innovators. You'll find the Edison Awards, Fast Company's World Changing Ideas Awards, and the Booking.com 2019 Technology Playmaker Awards.
ICYMI: Microsoft & Walmart Team on Dallas Cloud Factory, Health Wildcatters Pitch Day, StackPath Signs Cybersecurity Tech Accord
by | Nov 10, 2018
From business bytes (Mary Kay, Nexeon MedSystems, Children's Health) to impact (Paige Chenault is named Women of the World 'Mother of Invention') to the weekly Top 10 (JPMorgan Chase’s ‘Super Day’), here's your briefing on ideas and innovation in North Texas.
R&D: $200K Grant Aids UTA Reabsorbable Brain Implant Work; Will UTD Chess Computing Platform Say Checkmate?
by | Nov 9, 2018
Also, you'll learn about the Dallas-based American Heart Association backing research teams looking into age-related cognitive declines, and a Plano-based biotech company getting an approval from the EPA.

Program Puts SMU’s Lyle School on Path to Solve 14 Global Engineering Challenges

by | Nov 7, 2018
SMU is Texas' first private school to utilize the NAE Grand Challenges Scholarship Program, which aims to prevent nuclear terror, make solar energy economical, reverse-engineer the brain, and more.
ICYMI: Toyota and Pizza Hut Team on Robotic Pizza-Making Truck, Dallas Startups, Prop Tech, and Mobility
by | Nov 3, 2018
From tech talk (OnRobot, Sam's Club, Aurora) to our weekly Top 10 (DreamHack), here's your briefing on innovation, ideas, and impact in North Texas.
Dallas County Promise Students Kick off College Careers This Fall
by | Nov 2, 2018
More than 2,500 recent high school graduates represent the first group of Dallas County Promise students who are participating in the new last-dollar, full-tuition program funded by the DCCCD Foundation.
DI People: Penney Names Interim CFO, Ebby Halliday Taps New CEO, Jacobs Appoints 3 Execs
by | Oct 30, 2018
Also, you’ll find leadership appointments and changes at SMU, the University of Texas at Dallas, Fears Nachawait, and Paradigm Tax Group in this roundup of people news in North Texas.