Chicago

North Texas-Based Accolite Merges with Chicago Company To Form Global Leader in Digital Transformation Services

by | Feb 1, 2024
Aiming to reach $1 billion in revenue in around five years, the temporarily named Bounteous x Accolite will be headquartered in Chicago with offices across North America, Europe, and Asia. The combined company will employ 5,000 people—with more than 1,200 in North America, more than 3,400 in APAC, and more than 400 in Europe.
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M&A Adviser Palm Tree Opens Dallas Office to Serve Growing South Central U.S. Market
by | Sep 27, 2023
“Palm Tree recognizes a significant opportunity in Dallas, a thriving metropolitan hub within Texas, aligning seamlessly with our core sectors of focus," said Palm Tree CEO and President Pardis Nasseri. "These encompass industrials, manufacturing, energy, business services, consumer, education, tourism, and hospitality."
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On-Demand and Same-Day Delivery App Lalamove Responds to COVID With Discounts For Small Businesses
by | Nov 24, 2020
Lalamove, which has offices in Dallas, Chicago, and Houston, is giving back to small- and medium-sized enterprises that might be struggling with the fallout from COVID-19.
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Data center
Dallas is No. 3 Among Global Data Center Markets, C&W Study Says
by | Jan 21, 2020
Cushman & Wakefield evaluated 1,162 data centers across 38 global markets in its just-released Data Center Market Comparison.
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Role Play: “Indoor City” KidZania Announces Lineup of Industry Partners for First U.S. Location in Frisco

by | Aug 12, 2019
KidZania will give kids a chance to experience more than 100 careers sponsored by nationally recognized locals like MOOYAH, SMU, Texas Health Resources, WFAA, and more. The 75,000-square-foot kid-sized city is designed to educate and entertain children ages 4-14, "bridging the gap between school and their future."
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Site Selection Ranks Dallas Metro 2nd for New and Expanded Corporate Projects
by | Mar 22, 2019
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington was recognized for its number of new and expanded company facilities projects in 2018.
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JLL to Acquire Dallas Real Estate Brokerage HFF in $2B Deal
by | Mar 19, 2019
With the acquisition, JLL will focus on a substantial multiyear investment plan, driving a digital DNA across the entire organization, and capitalizing on the proptech aspects exemplified by JLL Spark.
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Follow the Money:
ParkHub Buys Competitor, Closes $13M Series B Round; Kibo Makes Acquisition
by | Feb 21, 2019
You’ll also find news about Neighborhood Goods' newest round and upcoming expansion, Peloton Therapeutics, Shop Simplay, Banner Oak Capital, Hyphen Solutions, and Naya Ventures in this roundup of investment, merger, and acquisition activity involving people and companies with ties to North Texas.
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Follow the Money: PHAZR Exits, Spectral MD Gets $1M, Merck Buys Antelliq

by | Dec 20, 2018
Also, you’ll find projekt202, Crow Holdings, Latticework Capital, Light LLC, Woodside Capital, DataBank, and National Teachers Associates Life Insurance Co. in this roundup of activity by companies and investors with ties to North Texas.
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Follow the Money: INTREorg Gets $247K, Firm Raising $5M for Robokind, projekt202 Acquires Studio
by | Sep 13, 2018
From Cypress Growth Capital to Modo Payments and Ancor Capital Partners, here are some of the deals involving companies and investors with North Texas ties.
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Pilotworks Dallas General Manager William Judge
Pilotworks Has a Startup Sensibility With On-Demand Kitchen Space
by | May 22, 2018
Kitchen coworking: Pilotworks is designed for makers and food entrepreneurs in various industries — baking, consumer packaged goods, catering, and cooking classes — to have their own space.
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VC fund
Chicago VC Fund Deepening Its Roots in Dallas, Planning First Texas Investment
by | Feb 15, 2018
Founder Equity is expanding its fee-free venture capital model to Dallas with plans to close its first area investment in the next month.
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bell

Bell, Boeing Expect Big Lift From Delivery Drones

by | Jan 26, 2018
The aviation industry giants appear to be all in on developing drones that can carry cargo for many miles.
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Brandon Warman
3D Skyline Replica Maker Passes $7K Kickstarter Goal in 8 Hours
by | Oct 12, 2017
Brandon Warman needed more 3D printers to keep up with demand for the skyline replicas, so he decided to have a monthlong Kickstarter.
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SMU, UTA Scientists To Help Unlock Mystery of Neutrinos
by | Jul 28, 2017
A massive particle detector a mile underground is the key to unlocking the secrets of a beam of neutrinos that will be shot beneath the Earth from Chicago to South Dakota.
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JLL
Dallas a ‘Tried and True’ Place for Tech Talent, JLL Says
by | Jun 23, 2017
The report looked at employment data on computer programmers and software developers in metro areas across the U.S.
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