If Rivian Builds Its $5 Billion Plant in Fort Worth, It Would Be “A Huge Economic Generator for the Region”

by | Aug 20, 2021

Last week Bloomberg News reported that Amazon-backed Rivian Automotive, the Irvine, CA-based electric vehicle startup, could potentially invest around $5 billion to build a factory near Fort Worth. The factory would produce 200,000 vehicles a year and create some 7,500 jobs by 2027. Bloomberg said the North Texas site “has become the front-runner for Rivian.”...

HackDFW Hackathon Coming to Dallas October 1-3, Giving Tech Talent a Way to Show Skills to Top Companies
by | Aug 11, 2021
Backed by the Dallas Regional Chamber and powered by its Say Yes to Dallas campaign, HackDFW expects to draw 500 people to solve challenges from Amazon, Goldman Sachs, McKesson, and other major employers.
Celina’s Housing Boom Heats Up With a Planned 11,000-Home Development
by | Aug 5, 2021

If you’ve felt hotter around Dallas lately, it’s not just the 100-degree days. You might be sensing the heat from Celina, the hottest new housing market in North Texas....

Follow the Money: Blucora, Dynata, Surgical Notes Make Acquisition Moves

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....


Unleashing Opportunity: Here Are the 105 North Texas Graduates of Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Unleashing Opportunity: Here Are the 105 North Texas Graduates of Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small Businesses Program
Spurred by Texas Growth, Local Consulting Firm Slalom Adds 200+ Jobs
by | May 25, 2021
Slalom wants to be at the center of the new way of doing business and engaging humans: through emerging digital and technology solutions. The Dallas-based firm is increasing its operations with an investment across the state that includes two new offices.
Stillwater Capital Gets Zoning Approval for The Link, a $1B Mixed-Use Addition to PGA Frisco
by | May 20, 2021
With zoning approved, Stillwater will break ground on The Link in Q4, offering the only direct CRE views of PGA Frisco's Championship golf course.
RepairSmith officially announced its at-home car repair and maintenance service in Dallas and Houston. Next up is Austin, the company says.
Innovative On-Demand Auto Mechanic RepairSmith Expands to Dallas and Houston
by | May 6, 2021
Next up: Austin. RepairSmith was named to Fast Company's list of 10 most innovative transportation companies of 2021, alongside Tesla, Waymo, and more.

The shop-on-wheels, which makes house calls in customized Mercedes Sprinters and other vans, services business fleets and individual car owners. It also offers a free repair program called Jump Start for nonprofits.