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Fort Worth’s City Hall Bitcoin Mine Went Viral—and Companies Nationwide Have Taken Notice

by | Nov 2, 2022
In April, Mayor Mattie Parker turned on three Bitcoin mining machines in Fort Worth City Hall. Since then, the six-month pilot has netted the city $1,019.31. But the real payoff came when the story swept the country—and companies in California, Massachusetts, Maryland, and New Jersey took interest. “We tallied nearly 753 million media impressions from this project, which has now branded our city as innovative on a global scale," says Carlo Capua, the city's chief of strategy and innovation.
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Co-Founders Behind Fort Worth’s Rollin’ n Bowlin’ Launch Snacking Brand realsy to ‘Disrupt’ the Industry
by | Nov 1, 2022
Co-Founders Sophia Karbowski and Austin Patry launched Rollin' n Bowlin' as a food truck offering healthy smoothie and açaí bowls at TCU in Fort Worth. Now it's grown to brick-and-mortar locations at multiple U.S. universities and products on store shelves, leading to its latest new CPG brand launch: realsy nut butter-filled dates. “We're so excited to disrupt the better-for-you snacking industry with an actually good-for-you snack,” Karbowski wrote on LinkedIn.
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The Last Word: Mark Cuban on the Real Estate Value of the Metaverse
Mark Cuban has some hot takes on the metaverse, and he doesn't stop there. He made a recent virtual appearance on the YouTube channel Altcoin Daily to share his thoughts on Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Cardano, cryptocurrency in general, and more.
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Bitcoin Mining Company Investing $333M for New Facility South of Dallas
by | Apr 28, 2022
Colorado-based Riot Blockchain, one of the world's largest publicly traded bitcoin mining companies, announced plans to develop a 265-acre site in Corsicana—about an hour south of Dallas—adding to its growing presence in the Lone Star State. At full capacity, the development is expected to have one gigawatt of capacity—enough energy to power around 750,000 households.
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New ‘Coin’ of the Hiring Realm: Bitcoin, Student Loan Forgiveness, Parental Leave

by | Jan 13, 2022
Employers in today’s white-hot job market need to cut to the chase when hiring rockstars. Here are 5 key takeaways from BGSF's new 2022 Salary Guide.

Plus, the workforce solutions expert will discuss the findings in a webinar on Jan. 14. It's not too late to sign up.
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The Texas Blockchain Summit Will Feature Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz and Other Cryptocurrency Boosters
by | Oct 5, 2021
The inaugural October 8th Texas Blockchain Summit could be a watershed event for making Texas "the jurisdiction of choice" for Bitcoin and other digital currencies. Lee Bratcher, president of the Texas Blockchain Council, will host a wide array of speakers including Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz and Wyoming Senator Cynthia Lummis.
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Zabo Co-Founders Plan Banking Launch, Present This Week at Major Bitcoin Summit
by | Mar 5, 2019
The digital bank's co-founders will be presenting to potential investors and other startups at Venture Summit West 2019, a major Bitcoin event.
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Hedera Hashgraph: Going Beyond Bitcoin
by | Jan 31, 2019
North Texas-based Hedera Hashgraph has built an alternative distributed ledger technology that corrects a lot of the problems that have plagued better-known blockchains, founders say. That could revolutionize smart contracts, cryptocurrency, file storage, and more—as well as help protect people's privacy on social media platforms.
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Digital Fight Club Pulls No Punches in Sparring Over Tech

by | Aug 2, 2018
The rapid rise of new technology makes life easier, but there’s also concerns about disruption, security, obsolescence, and privacy. Tech experts argued their positions during Digital Dallas' annual event.
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Ballou Joins FLUX Leadership to Bolster Blockchain in Agriculture
by | Mar 27, 2018
Touch Titan's Kirk Ballou joined Dallas-based tech startup FLUX this month as chief technology officer and chief blockchain officer.
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Next Frontier: 8 North Texas Companies on the Forefront of Blockchain
by | Mar 15, 2018
From cryptocurrency-based business models to personal storage services, a cross-section of DFW companies are integrating blockchain technology.
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Dallas’ Transplace Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance, Gains Board Seat
by | Feb 27, 2018
BiTA sees blockchain as “promising to shake up” the $8 trillion logistics and transportation industry.
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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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Rewards.com Ties for First in CoinAgenda Startup Competition
by | Nov 6, 2017
The three-day conference brings connects those looking to invest in startups and Initial Coin Offering opportunities centered on bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrency.
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Blockchain Is Here, So What Now?
by | Oct 26, 2017
Experts at the Blockchain Bootcamp Oct. 24 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Dallas explained how the technology is advancing, why it’s revolutionary, and what to expect for the future.
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