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Six Pillars Partners Leads Recapitalization, Merger to Form ‘Largest Gaming-Focused Creative Agency’

by | Dec 14, 2022

Addison-based Six Pillars Partners led the recapitalization and merger of two independent marketing agencies, Red Square Agency and Foundry, to form Good Giant.

As a newly combined platform, Good Giant is the largest gaming-focused creative agency in the country, according to a news release. Six Pillars, a growth-focused private equity firm, announced the deal in June....

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Local Artist Couple Opens Community Art Space in a Century-Old Historic Fort Worth Home
by | Oct 20, 2021
Sedrick and Letitia Huckaby have unveiled Kinfolk House, a collaborative project space that embodies the intersection of artistry and culture in the Polytechnic Neighborhood, a predominantly Black and Latino area in Fort Worth.
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Dallas Jewelry Brand Grows $100 Investment to $1M+ Revenue—In About a Year
by | Jan 19, 2021
The co-founders behind Dallas-based Allie + Bess have announced their first collaboration with a fellow Texas-based female entrepreneur, despite operating mainly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Music to Your Ears: The Beauty of Art, Innovation During a Pandemic
by | Dec 21, 2020
In the fourth installment of a five-part series, Capital One shines a spotlight on nonprofit innovation in 2020.
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Now Open: The Toyota Dream Car USA Art Contest Invites Kids to Explore the Future of Mobility

by | Nov 16, 2020
Toyota put out a call-to-action for its 10th annual art contest, which has youth aged 4-15 send in drawings of their dream car. Submissions can be sent in from now until January 31, 2021.
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Dallas Artists Create ‘Alive’ Art Installation in Fort Worth to Provide Viewers With a Safe Cultural Experience
by | Nov 2, 2020
Synthetic Aesthetic is an environmental piece meant to portray the idea that the human race has a parasitic relationship with nature. It's on display until Nov. 25 in Fort Worth’s SoMA district—see what you can expect with a socially distanced visit.
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Smoothie King CEO Wan Kim to Star on ‘Undercover Boss’ This Friday
by | Oct 20, 2020
Coppell-based Smoothie King is the latest North Texas brand to send its top executive undercover to see what truly happens on the front lines. Tune in Oct. 23 on CBS (and get an early sneak peek with our photo gallery).
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Meet the 19-Year-Old Texas Native Who Went Viral on TikTok With Advanced Science Videos
by | Oct 1, 2020
Known to 500K fans by @Mags4Science, Maggie Burruss is working to pioneer the idea that STEM is for everybody, no matter your education, identity, or background.
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Young Leaders For Change Presents Bite-Sized Recounts of Professional Advice in ‘Mentor Moments’ Podcast

by | Sep 15, 2020
The series, created and hosted by Dallas-native Alex Quian, invites young professionals to lend an ear to business experts (like the CEOs of TopGolf and Cawley Partners) to get a leg up.
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Kendra Scott Partners with Dallas’ Balfour in its First-Ever Brand Collaboration
by | Aug 27, 2020
The company wants to “reinvent tradition” by teaming up with powerhouse brand Balfour, the more than 100-year-old premier class jewelry provider, while also pivoting its GEMs program.
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In a Time When Restaurants Have Taken a Hit, Here’s Why Revolving Kitchen’s Commercial Kitchen Rentals Thrive
by | Aug 26, 2020
Revolving Kitchen's ghost kitchens are equipped with the infrastructure necessary to develop a new concept or scale while driving costs down. Popular chains like Wingstop have taken notice—in a COVID-19 world, all you need is a kitchen.
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Reel Representation: Fort Worth Filmmaker’s Romantic Thriller Chosen By Multiple Film Festivals
by | Jul 29, 2020
Hailing from Fort Worth, director Chyna Robinson has earned prestigious slots at the American Black Film Festival and BronzeLens Film Festival for her film "No Ordinary Love."
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Extreme Sandbox in Sachse Lets You ‘Play with a 26-Ton Excavator for Fun’

by | Jul 27, 2020
The heavy-equipment entertainment company featured on Shark Tank is moving its only Texas site to The Station in Sachse in September. Here's a look at what you can expect.
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The University of North Texas to Debut an MBA in Music Business This Fall
by | Jul 27, 2020
The music business MBA is expected to provide a collaborative experience for aspiring music professionals by combining business administration and music entrepreneurship curricula.
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Impact Ventures: Meet Latinx Spaces, a Digital Publication Redefining Latinx Media
by | Jul 22, 2020
Latinx Spaces is at the intersection of art, culture, and politics. The digital media platform is dedicated to amplifying the voices of the Latinx movement—though anyone can consume the content.
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Dallas-based fintech Exgratias co-founders Emanuel Green and Thomas Langehennig [Photos: Courtesy Exgratias]
Impact Ventures: Meet Exgratias, a Financial Platform for Entertainment Gig Workers
by | Jul 16, 2020
Dallas Innovates is highlighting startups in Impact Ventures' accelerator program, which aims to assist the underrepresented startup community. First up is Exgratias, a first-of-its-kind financial platform for the entertainment industry that helps contractual workers get paid quickly and effortlessly.
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