Frisco-Based AI & Data Startup Arhasi Gets Strategic Investment, Launches Foundry With Cloudbench

by | May 14, 2024
Arhasi and Cloudbench, a Google partner and leading emerging technology consulting firm, have launched a joint AI and data foundry in Frisco, staffed with experts from top universities. The foundry aims to drive innovation in AI and Web3 technologies.
Dallas-Based Tango Appoints New CFO
by | May 14, 2024
Tim Redfern, the former CFO/COO at Drift, brings more than 20 years of financial and operational leadership experience to Tango. He's responsible for managing the company’s global finance, accounting, and administrative functions.
The Last Word: Slalom’s Mukesh Kumar—AI Is Like Fire

“Fire can really be very useful—or it can be destructive.”

Mukesh Kumar
President, Global Technology
Slalom Consulting 
… on equating artificial intelligence to fire, at the Dallas Regional Chamber’s Convergence AI event in Irving on May 2.

‘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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Learning Before Legislating in Texas’ AI Advisory Council

Under the leadership of Senator Tan Parker and Representative Gio Capriglione, Texas' new Artificial Intelligence Advisory Council is gearing up for its next meeting on May 8, set to shape the future of AI legislation and innovation.
Dallas Sales & Marketing Software Company HighLevel Gets Minority Growth Investment from General Atlantic
by | Apr 18, 2024
HighLevel—a provider of AI-powered sales and marketing automation software for marketing agencies, entrepreneurs, and small businesses—said the partnership enables it to invest further in key growth and innovation initiatives across product and AI.
‘Where Artificial Intelligence Meets Business’: Dallas Leads the Way With Convergence AI Conference
Trailblazing companies reshaping industries with innovative AI strategies will be in the spotlight at Convergence AI on May 2. The conference offers a unique opportunity for businesses to learn from these leaders and position themselves for success in the AI-driven future.
Dallas-Based MODE Global Collaborates with Germany’s Transporeon for Autonomous Capacity Management
by | Apr 11, 2024
MODE Global—a $3.4 billion third-party logistics platform with the sixth largest truckload freight brokerage and the largest on-asset intermodal provider in the U.S.—seeks to leverage automation to tender both spot and dedicated freight using autonomous procurement offered by Transporeon.
Celestica To Expand North Texas Operations with High-Tech Manufacturing, Adding Over 150 Jobs in Richardson
by | Mar 7, 2024
Toronto-based Celestica produces "groundbreaking, state-of-the-art equipment" based on artificial intelligence learning systems for its U.S.-based customers. Its newly announced expansion is being fueled by an economic redevelopment agreement with the city of Richardson.
Dallas Guards Against AI Attacks on Infrastructure with New Cybersecurity Platform
by | Feb 29, 2024
In 2023, the city of Dallas was hit by a ransomware attack that ultimately cost it $8.5 million. Now the city is partnering with California-based MixMode and its innovative AI platform for real-time threat monitoring, anomaly detection, and behavioral analysis—empowering the city to respond quickly and efficiently to potential cyber incidents before they escalate into a major security breach.
FC Dallas Just Opened Its 2024 Season with AI- and Sensor-Based Security Screening Tech
by | Feb 28, 2024
The next time you go to an FC Dallas MLS match, you won't get bottlenecked by a long line of fans waiting to empty their pockets at a metal detector. AI- and sensor fusion-based technology called Evolv Express now lets fans flow into each Toyota Stadium entrance "at pace."

North Texas-Based Raises $7.5M for Its Drones & AI-Based ‘Modernized Roofing’

by | Jan 30, 2024 relocated its HQ from San Francisco to Arlington after acquiring Arlington-based Bearded Brothers Roofing & Restoration in 2022. The startup uses "advanced AI algorithms and drone technology" to conduct roof scans, capturing high-res photographs, which are then analyzed using computer vision. Now the company plans "aggressive growth" with a goal of being "the next Airbnb"—of roofing.
Dallas’ Precision Livestock Technologies Launches AI Solution That Makes Cattle Feed Recommendations
by | Jan 23, 2024
PLT said it developed its AI-based algorithms through machine learning techniques, based on "over 150,000 discrete pen days." According to the company, the newly launched system replicates the decisions of "highly observant, expert cattle feeding professionals."
AI-Powered Real Estate Platform Rechat Taps Brokerage Veteran as VP of Innovation & Industry Insight in Newly Created Role
by | Jan 19, 2024

Zane Burnett has joined Dallas-based Rechat, which calls itself a “super app” for real estate agents, as vice president of innovation and industry insight.

The AI-powered mobile platform for real estate was founded by serial entrepreneur Shayan Hamidi to put an agent’s digital tools all in one place....