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‘The Gains Are 10x, 100x, 1,000x’: Experts Tell How Cutting-Edge AI Is Transforming Business

by | May 7, 2024
From busting fuel bandits to revolutionizing customer experiences, AI is driving unprecedented improvements across industries. Over 650 business leaders gathered at the Dallas Regional Chamber's Convergence AI conference in Irving to learn how companies are harnessing artificial intelligence to stay ahead of the curve. Here are some of their key insights.
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The first-ever AI 75 — the most innovative people in artificial intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth — is revealed on May 2 at Convergence AI.
Presenting the First-Ever AI 75: Meet the Most Innovative Leaders in Artificial Intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth
by | May 2, 2024
Dallas Innovates, the Dallas Regional Chamber, and Dallas AI have teamed up to launch the inaugural AI 75 list. The 2024 program honors the most significant people in AI in DFW in seven categories—the visionaries, creators, and influencers you need to know.
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7-Eleven Closes $1B Acquisition of 204 Stripes & Laredo Taco Locations from Sunoco
by | Apr 17, 2024
The stores—which are located across West Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma—now join the more than 13,000 7-Eleven, Speedway, and Stripes locations that 7-Eleven operates, franchises, and/or licenses across the U.S. and Canada. Sunoco made news today, too, announcing the close of its own $181 million acquisition of European liquid fuels terminals.
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7-Eleven International Closes $1 Billion‑Plus Acquisition of 7‑Eleven Australia
by | Apr 1, 2024
With the closing of a deal agreed to in November, Irving-based 7-Eleven International adds more than 750 stores in Australia to its portfolio.
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‘Innovation Meets Investment’: Venture Dallas Sets Sights on National Stage with New Branding, Expanded 2023 Summit

by | Sep 27, 2023
The rebrand "marks the start of our next chapter of growth," says Venture Dallas Chair Aaron Pierce. The nonprofit's 2023 summit, backed by JPMorgan Chase and Perot Jain, is set for October 25.
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7-Eleven Revs Up the Virtual World With Fortnite Car Meet Up
by | Aug 11, 2023
North Texas-based 7-Eleven's marketing trailblazers are driving into Fortnite with a pioneering digital car meetup. Gamers and car aficionados can gear up for an "ultimate scavenger hunt" to unlock access to a secret island and discover exclusive 7-Eleven branded cars. And the prizes? Absolutely "epic."
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Irving-Based 7-Eleven Announces Call for Entries to Fifth Annual ‘Brands With Heart’ Showcase
by | Jul 17, 2023
7-Eleven is scouting for the next big thing in snacks, beverages, alcoholic drinks, and 'better-for-you' products. Emerging brands could see their products on the shelves of 7-Eleven, Speedway, and Stripes stores nationwide.
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Wingstop Appoints Industry Veteran as SVP/President of International
by | May 5, 2023
Wingstop has nearly 2,000 restaurants globally. Kapoor will be responsible for driving the company's growth and development strategy for markets outside of the U.S. and overseeing the performance of the brand's existing international markets.
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Here Are the Winners of The Innovation Awards 2023

by | Jan 17, 2023
Dallas Innovates and D CEO celebrated 68 honorees and revealed the winners of our fourth-annual Innovation Awards at an event held at On the Levee in the Dallas Design District. Here's a full list of winners and finalists.
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Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2023, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO
by | Nov 3, 2022
Now in its fourth year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors 68 disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for innovation in North Texas. Finalists will be recognized in the January/February issue of D CEO magazine and online at DallasInnovates.com. Winners will be revealed at an exclusive awards event in January.
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Follow the Money: Southlake Biotech Raises $14.9M, American Airlines Invests in Innovative Engine Maker, and More
by | Aug 8, 2022
Plus: 7-Eleven acquires last-mile delivery startup; American Heart Association invests in $43M healthcare innovation fund; Fort Worth real estate investors raise $32.4M for new fund; Dallas College Lands $8.8M to boost biotech workforce; UT Southwestern researchers land funding for hypothermia therapy study; and more North Texas deals.
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From Innovative Ice Cream to Energizing Kombucha, SKU Dallas Accelerator Aims to Grow the Next Batch of Consumer Brands
by | Aug 4, 2022
SKU Dallas set up shop in North Texas in 2020, partnering with DFW CPG as a local arm of the Austin-based CPG-focused accelerator. It's graduated 12 companies since then, including local plant-based jerky brand All Y’alls Foods, along with Texas-based mmmpanadas and Meli’s Monster Cookies. Now it's announced its third lineup of CPG startups. All female-founded, they range from a Brooklyn sexual wellness and body product company to a California-based Vietnamese cold-brew coffee brand.
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DI People: Frisco’s EDC, Vistra, Lennox International and More Make Moves

by | Mar 25, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from Cicis, Complexity Gaming, Digit7, Design Connect Create, Vaxxinity, and more.
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7-Eleven, Nuro Pilot California’s First Autonomous Delivery Service
by | Dec 1, 2021
The Irving-based convenience store chain is partnering with robotics company Nuro to deliver goods to customers' doors in Mountain View, via autonomous Priuses. Nuro was the first autonomous vehicle company to receive a deployment permit from the California DMV in December 2020.
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Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2022, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO
Now in its third year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors 78 disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for innovation in North Texas.
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Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott Is Leading 7- Eleven’s ‘Superfan Influencer Team’ With Juju Smith-Schuster and Erin Andrews
by | Aug 25, 2021
Dak is teaming up with Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and Fox Sports NFL sideline reporter Erin Andrews to lead the Superfan Influencer Team. 7-Eleven's goal: draft and train NFL fans across the country to hone their social media influencer skills—with $11,000 "signing bonuses" and a 2-day "training camp."
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