ParkHub.com’s management team, left to right: Tony Albanese, Dave Livingston, George baker, Sr. (seated), Jarrod Fresquez, and Jake Edsell. Photo by Michael Samples.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been so impressed by the parking app company ParkHub, he’s invested an undisclosed amount of money in the Dallas startup, The Dallas Morning News reported.
Jones has had plenty of opportunity to evaluate ParkHub’s performance because last year ParkHub landed the Cowboys’ home, AT&T Stadium in Arlington, as a customer.
ParkHub also counts the Super Bowl, American Airlines Center and Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California as customers.
The massive AT&T Stadium has between 12,000 and 13,000 parking spots, and during concerts and other such events, it can utilize up to 25,000 parking spots, some of which are borrowed from neighboring lots, the Morning News said.
Having AT&T Stadium as a client — and getting the investment from Jones — is special for ParkHub founder George Baker.
“Every time I walk into the place, I’m in awe,” Baker told the Morning News.
ParkHub leases parking software to companies and it receives a percentage of the each month’s parking revenue, the Morning News said. ParkHub also lease the handheld device Prime, which has a credit card scanner.
While ParkHub’s core business has revolved around athletic facilities, next year it plans to launch Pulse, a pancake-shaped sensor that can monitor cars as they enter and leave a lot in addition to detecting empty spots.
The new device can help them expand into new markets such as large hotels, convention centers and areas adjacent to public transit, the Morning News reported.
Delivering what’s new and next in Dallas-Fort Worth innovation, every day. Get the Dallas Innovates e-newsletter.
R E A D N E X T
Dallas is set to be the third—and largest—metro market for the @properties franchise division. It will be helmed by the nephew of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Jerry Mooty, Jr., who has more than two decades of real estate experience through his work as a lawyer, entrepreneur, residential and commercial developer, investor, and broker.
The noninvasive technology—developed in collaboration with Austin-based Shani Biotechnologies—may enable real-time monitoring of vital blood parameters like hemoglobin, without taking blood samples or using expensive equipment. It could be especially useful for monitoring people of color, helping to close racial disparities in health care diagnostics.
The local parking technology company has acquired Dallas-based Bonfire, which specializes in campground management software, to expand its portfolio of enterprise solutions to support campground and RV park operations.
Now you can tweet that CeeDee Lamb TD with greater bandwidth and less RF interference. Installed in the stadium's roof structure, the 20 MatSing lens antennas will deliver 4G and 5G broadband mobile coverage to the entire "seating bowl" and field. It's the largest indoor distributed antenna system (DAS) in the U.S.
The gift by Weber, a 1958 alum and former Mustang football player, is the largest in the history of the SMU Athletic Department. It launches a $100M facility drive to build the 192,500-SF complex—which will house a team auditorium, new locker rooms, a weight room, position-specific meeting rooms, and more.