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Tech Talk and ‘Meaningful Connections’: 10 Takeaways From Venture Dallas 2022

by | Nov 7, 2022
At last week's Venture Dallas conference, more than 300 VCs, angel investors, startups, and business leaders gathered for a showcase of North Texas' entrepreneurial and venture ecosystem. Here's a look at the highlights—from Troy Aikman saying "There are no shortcuts" to Alto Founder Will Coleman on the power of doing "the opposite" to Mark Cuban's "ready, fire, aim" approach. “Regions like Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth, we’re the model for the rest of the nation on how to get things done," Ross Perot Jr. said at the conference kickoff.
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Venture Dallas Brings ‘the Premier Venture Capital Conference in North Texas’ to George W. Bush Presidential Center this November
by | Oct 4, 2022
Venture Dallas 2022—a full-day conference to be held Nov. 3 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center—will connect investors from all over the U.S with the “best founders in our region” with the goal of sparking “collisions” and “meaningful connections," co-founder Aaron Pierce says. He adds that those could potentially lead to fundings—and successful exits. Here's a look at why the North Texas startup and VC scene is hopping, and what Venture Dallas 2022 could mean for you.
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Follow the Money: Book.io Aims to Put E-Books on the Blockchain with New Funding, Tech Startup Kalpa Aims to Raise $1M, and More
by | Sep 30, 2022
In this week’s North Texas deal flow, you’ll also find news about crowdfunding platform Harvest Return landing $2.5M; Supply’s acquisition by Foundry Brands; Moss Adams acquiring local CPA firm Kurtz & Company P.C.; Tri Global Energy being acquired for $270M by Canada's Enbridge; and more.
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Follow the Money: Mobile Fuel Startup Raises $125M, Engineering Firm Eyes SPAC Merger, Dallas VC Firm Raises $80M, and More
by | May 31, 2022
Plus, Fort Worth-based Harvest Returns looks to raise $2.5 million; Sentiero Ventures invests in Geminus.ai; Frisco firm launches two ETFs on Nasdaq; and more North Texas deals.
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Follow the Money: PawTree Reports $3M Raise, Fort Worth SPAC’s IPO Pulls in $230M, Cuban Invests in Supply Chain Startup, and More

by | Feb 9, 2022
What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money.
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Cypress Growth Capital Makes the First Investment Out of Its New Fund in Dallas’ Vision2 Systems
by | Oct 4, 2021
Vision2 Systems, a fast-growing online giving platform designed for churches, will use the $2.8 million investment for expansion.
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What Startups Should Know About Funding—From the Investors Themselves
by | Apr 2, 2019
From finding the right investor to staying local to making the perfect warm introduction, some of North Texas' most prominent investors discuss what startups need to know about funding.
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Follow the Money: Satori Invests in Grapevine Company, Dynata Makes Acquisition
by | Jan 24, 2019
You’ll also find news about Bios Partners, Essentium, Discovery Midstream Partners, Cypress Growth Capital, FoodMaven, Tenet Healthcare, Integrity Marketing, and Salesforce in this roundup of investment, merger, and acquisition activity involving businesses with North Texas ties.
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Follow the Money: Cyber Watch Gets $2.5M, Bank Makes Equity Investment in Modo Payments

by | Sep 6, 2018
From Elm Park Capital to Good Returns and Tyler Technologies, here are some of the deals involving companies and investors with North Texas ties.
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Follow the Money: Exxon Leads $13.7M Yoshi Raise, Agrinos Nets $14.7M Equity Investment
by | Feb 8, 2018
From agricultural biotech to medical innovation and software makers, here are some of the latest capital raises and acquisitions with North Texas ties.
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Bart Goodwin, co-founder and managing director; Ed Mello, co-founder and managing director; Vik Thapar, partner; and Joel Gheen, principal.
Cypress Growth Closes $42M Fund Aimed at Software, Tech Companies
by | Nov 1, 2017
Cypress Growth Capital said it is actively looking for growing companies that are led by committed entrepreneurs who value their equity.
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