DI People: Techstars, Critical Start, VolunteerNow, Corganics, and More Make Moves

In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from the Richardson Chamber, PICKUP, BPS Technology, the Frontiers of Flight Museum, UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, and Giving DNA. Plus, Governor Abbott appoints three North Texans to the Governor's Commission for Women.
Dallas-Based Corganics Receives Series A Funding to Accelerate Delivery of Clinical Cannabinoid Products to Healthcare Providers
by | Nov 30, 2021
Corganics, formerly MD Farma, aims to bring a higher quality, more transparent product portfolio to the CBD market. The investment from Dallas-based Altacrest Capital is meant to propel the team into its next growth phase, fulfilling the mission to "deliver effective clinical cannabinoid products that healthcare professionals and their patients can trust."
Dallas-Based CBD Brand Thryv Organics Finds Its First Investor in Local Author and Food Blogger The Defined Dish
by | Sep 20, 2021
Alex Snodgrass—the voice behind popular healthy food and recipe blog, The Defined Dish—will help Thryv's female founders in growing the new luxury CBD company as its first investment partner.
As Texas Builds a ‘Hempire’ and Cannabis Laws Ease in Baby Steps, Lucky Leaf Expo Returns to Irving July 9-10
by | Jun 17, 2021
Texas legalized industrial hemp farming in 2019. With CBD oil legal here and an expanded medical cannabis law signed by Gov. Abbott just this week, the cannabis industry is seeing some chinks in our state's conservative armor—and investors and business owners are taking notice. The upcoming expo will feature 120 exhibitors, 40 speakers, panels, cooking with CBD and hemp demos—and a $499 pre-show Cannabis Business Crash Course. 

Bacon, BBQ, Chili, and CBD? The World Food Championships Is Coming to Town

by | Aug 12, 2019
For the first time, the world's biggest food sport event will include a Hemp-derived oil infusion in its competition.
This New Dallas-based Consumer Magazine Wants to be the ‘Pulse of CBD’
by | May 20, 2019
CBD Snapshot is a newly launched consumer newsstand publication and online platform that hopes to be the go-to guide for a booming industry—one that's predicted to exceed $20 billion by 2024.