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How Axxess’ John Olajide Built a Bootstrapped Unicorn in Dallas

Axxess founder John Olajide built his Dallas-based healthcare tech company from a fledgling startup in 2007 to a global company with 1,000 employees serving 3 million-plus patients. But the journey getting there wasn’t a straightforward path. 

He tells his own story to inspire others and strengthen the ecosystem. And he's confident that "we'll be celebrating several more unicorns going forward."
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Tech Talk and ‘Meaningful Connections’: 10 Takeaways From Venture Dallas 2022
by | Nov 7, 2022
At last week's Venture Dallas conference, more than 300 VCs, angel investors, startups, and business leaders gathered for a showcase of North Texas' entrepreneurial and venture ecosystem. Here's a look at the highlights—from Troy Aikman saying "There are no shortcuts" to Alto Founder Will Coleman on the power of doing "the opposite" to Mark Cuban's "ready, fire, aim" approach. “Regions like Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth, we’re the model for the rest of the nation on how to get things done," Ross Perot Jr. said at the conference kickoff.
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The Last Word: Axxess’ John Olajide on Earning ACHC Certification
Dallas-based Axxess empowers healthcare in the home with a suite of enterprise software solutions that help companies streamline their operations and grow their organizations. And now it's doing that with a new status. Writing on LinkedIn last week, Olajide announced that Axxess' software has earned product certification from the Accredited Commission for Health Care with "zero deficiencies." Olajide noted that the zero deficiencies status "is an impressive accomplishment for organizations in the care at home industry."
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Venture Dallas Brings ‘the Premier Venture Capital Conference in North Texas’ to George W. Bush Presidential Center this November
by | Oct 4, 2022
Venture Dallas 2022—a full-day conference to be held Nov. 3 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center—will connect investors from all over the U.S with the “best founders in our region” with the goal of sparking “collisions” and “meaningful connections," co-founder Aaron Pierce says. He adds that those could potentially lead to fundings—and successful exits. Here's a look at why the North Texas startup and VC scene is hopping, and what Venture Dallas 2022 could mean for you.
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DI People: McKesson, CBRE, Axxess, RumbleOn, and More Make Leadership Moves

by | Jun 24, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Gaedeke Group, Simpli.fi, Signify Health, Dallas Market Center, DartPoints, Mass Luminosity, and others.
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Three Dallas-Area Companies Make the IDG Insider Pro and Computerworld ‘Best Places to Work in IT’ List
by | Jul 15, 2021
The 28th annual ranking revealed 100 U.S. employers that offer top benefits, foster teamwork, and invest in their tech teams. Meet the three local companies named to the list, all in the small organization category.
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New Dimensions: UT Dallas’ $750M Fundraising Campaign Will Go to Students, Research, and Cultural Dialogue
by | May 26, 2021
“This is a campaign primarily about people,”  said UT Dallas President Dr. Richard C. Benson. The public phase of New Dimensions: The Campaign for UT Dallas has three priorities: attracting the best and brightest students, enhancing lives through research, and transforming the arts on campus.
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Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Discusses Parallel Crises Facing City, Looks to the Future
by | Dec 11, 2020
During Eric Johnson’s term as Mayor of Dallas, he's had to respond to two major crises so far: the ongoing pandemic and an increase in violent crime. Mayor Johnson addressed these issues in The Year-End Conversation and also touched on initiatives to develop Dallas’ workforce and transform the city into a destination for startup companies.
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Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2021, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO

by | Oct 13, 2020
Now in its second year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for North Texas.
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Meet the Finalists for Tech Titans’ 20th Annual Awards Gala
The Roaring Twenties-themed virtual event will be a live, cinematic experience complete with a "Speakeasy Party To Go" feature for at-home watch parties. See who could take home an award.
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Tech Titans’ Grand Challenge to Award $5K to Entrepreneurs for 5G-Enabled Solutions
by | Jul 14, 2020
Representatives from AT&T, Axxess, Ericsson, Nokia, among other tech companies will be the judges for the 5G Grand Challenge. Awardees will receive $5,000, mentoring, and introductions to funding resources.
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Axxess Places Corporate Citizenship at the Heart of the Company
by | Dec 16, 2019
When your company has an entire role just for giving back, a philanthropic mindset ripples throughout the entire organization.
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DI People: DRC, Transplace, SpotSee Make Leadership Announcements

by | Jan 22, 2019
You’ll also find leadership announcements from EarthX, Celanese, MedSys, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, HNTB, Dean Foods, and Colonial Savings Bank in this roundup of people news in North Texas.
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DI People: New Hires for Academic Partnerships, JLL, Caris Life Sciences, Axxess
by | Jul 3, 2018
In this roundup of DFW personnel activity highlights, you'll also find details about Rob Rouse taking over as interim director of SMU Maker Education.
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Follow the Money: Hedera Raises $18M, CareView Completes $2M Round
by | Mar 15, 2018
From cryptocurrency to health care and industrial metals, here are some of the latest capital raises, mergers, and acquisitions with DFW ties.
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The New Frontiers:
DFW Companies Leading the Charge
by | Jan 26, 2018
Gartner has announced the top tech trends for 2018. Here’s a quick glance at the Dallas-Fort Worth companies leading the charge in each arena.
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