Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2024, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO

by | Oct 13, 2023

Dallas Innovates and D CEO are proud to announce the finalists for its fifth annual Innovation Awards. The program honors companies, CEOs, CIOS, CTOs, entrepreneurs, and other leaders who are helping to make Dallas-Fort Worth an innovation hub.

All finalists will be recognized in the January/February issue of D CEO magazine and online at DallasInnovates.com;...

The Last Word: Jeff Ellerman on Why Dallas’ 50-Mile Loop Will Become One Famous Trail
The Loop Dallas—a 50-mile, $120 million urban bike trail with a goal of uniting neighborhoods around much of the city’s core—is turning what Ellerman calls "a spaghetti map of trails" into one big soaring loop he says will one day be known by all.
The Last Word: ORCA AG’s Charmaine Tang on Her Wall Street Beginnings
by | Jul 18, 2023
The daughter of Filipino immigrants took a long, winding road to get to her office at Old Parkland, from a coveted spot at New York City's public Stuyvesant High School to a $5-an-hour job at JPMorgan Chase tugging bond trades out of pneumatic tubes to a finance and accounting degree at New York University.
The Last Word: Grata’s Patrick Brandt on the Lure and Challenge of Running Startups
by | Mar 7, 2023
In December, we told you about a $6 million seed funding round at Grata, a Dallas-based online platform that enables customers to deliver gratitude and recognition to a brand’s frontline employees in real time. With Grata now operating in Texas, Oklahoma, and Florida at companies like Tex-Mex restaurant Mesero and First United Banks, Brandt aims to start raising up to $25 million in a Series A toward the end of this year, D CEO says.

The Last Word: TatumTek’s Edwin D. Tatum on Modular Home Construction

by | Jul 12, 2022
Tatum told D CEO he got the idea for his modular construction firm after he stopped playing pro basketball in Latin America and started investing in residential construction.  “I became frustrated with the change orders, inspection process, and delayed times. I distinctly remember telling myself, ‘There has to be another way.’" Tatum told D CEO. Today his company can build a home in eight to 16 weeks, and do it more sustainably, he says, with a forecast of over $50 million in revenue this year.
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D CEO’s Upcoming Event to Feature Female Tech and Innovation Leaders
by | Feb 11, 2021
The virtual multi-platform event, which hosts panelists from Capital One, Samsung, Imprimis Group, and CASPR Group, has been rescheduled for Feb. 24.
Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2021, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO
by | Oct 13, 2020
Now in its second year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for North Texas.
Meet the 46 Winners and Finalists from Dallas Innovates’ and D CEO’s 2020 Innovation Awards
by | Jan 17, 2020
Here are the companies and leaders driving innovation in North Texas.

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Dallas Entrepreneur Muse Launches $10M Fund
by | Jun 13, 2016
Dallas entrepreneur Alexander Muse has launched Sumo Ventures, a new early stage investment fund starting at $10 million.