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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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32 North Texas Companies Make List of 2022 Best Workplaces in Texas
by | Jun 15, 2022
Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine have released their list of the 2022 Best Workplaces in Texas—and 32 of them are in North Texas. Honored locals include 10 of the 25 large companies on the list, and 22 of the 50 small and medium companies.

Here's the list of locals.
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Meet the Nine Best Workplaces in North Texas, According to Inc.
by | May 10, 2022
Inc. Magazine has unveiled its annual list of America's Best Workplaces, and nine companies from the Dallas-Fort Worth area are on the list—ranging from early-stage companies to those with workforces in the hundreds.
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Dallas-Based Bestow Named To 2021 CNBC Disruptor 50

by | May 26, 2021
Like the fast-growing digital life insurance company says, "we do things a little differently around here."
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Bestow CEO and Co-founder Melbourne O'Banion [Image: Courtesy Fort Lion Studio]
Dallas-Based Life Insurance Startup Bestow Lands $70 Million Series C
by | Dec 16, 2020
The insurance innovator has raised $145 million in total funding to date as it readies for expansion. In 2020, Bestow has closed a $50M Series B round, launched a nonprofit, and acquired Centurion Life Insurance Company.
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Dallas’ Bestow to Acquire Centurion and Further its Vision of Making Life Insurance Accessible for All
by | Dec 1, 2020
With Iowa-based Centurion Life Insurance Company's licensing in 47 states and the District of Columbia, the acquisition could allow Bestow to become a nationally licensed carrier.
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Bestow CEO and Co-founder Melbourne O'Banion [Image: Courtesy Fort Lion Studio]

Bestow Expands its Executive Team

by | Dec 4, 2019
With the four new additions to its C-suite, VP, and legal teams, Bestow hopes to continue working toward transforming life insurance, CEO and Co-founder Melbourne O'Banion says.
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Meet the Innovators: How Melbourne O’Banion and Bestow Are ‘Bringing Technology to an Antiquated Industry’
by | Aug 27, 2019
O’Banion is the co-founder and CEO of Bestow, the 'first truly modern way to buy life insurance' that provides families the resilience they need after the loss of a loved one. Soon to be announced for the mission-driven company is new partnerships, more product offerings, and a foundation.
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Startup Funding: Who Got the Money in 2018
by | Feb 15, 2019
Regardless of what type of funding it is—seed, venture capital, angel, or corporate—here are 17 North Texas companies that successfully pulled in capital to back their ventures.
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Dallas Insurance Startup Bestow Expands to 32 States After $15M Funding Round
by | Aug 23, 2018
The company also launched an Application Programming Interface that gives customers a clear, transparent evaluation of their life insurance options.
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Bestow Inc. Raises $15M in Series A Funding Round

by | May 22, 2018
Bestow's platform gives consumers the ability to quickly learn their insurance options, apply for, and buy coverage without a medical exam.
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Dallas Insurance Startup Launches Platform in Texas
by | Nov 15, 2017
Bestow will open enrollment through its online insurance platform nationally in January.
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Dallas Life Insurance Startup Receives $2.5M Investment
by | Sep 1, 2017
Users of Bestow's analytics-fueled platform, which is expected to launch this fall, will be able learn, select, and manage their coverage needs on demand.
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