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Things to Do for innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth | Dallas Innovates Weekly Calendar
Calendar: Not-to-Miss Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth
North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. Here are our editors' picks. Plus, you'll find more selections to "save the date."
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San Francisco-Based Collective Health Expands to Texas with 100-Employee Office in Plano
by | Apr 23, 2024
Collective Health is an employee health benefits platform with more than 500,000 members. The company's corporate clients include H-E-B, Daikin, and Academy Sports + Outdoors.
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The Last Word: Jacobs’ Sindhu Avalokita on Women Taking the ‘Driver’s Seat’
by | Mar 27, 2024
NTXIA's new Urban Resilience Fellowship Program, launched in partnership with UT Arlington and UT Dallas, connects students from universities and higher education institutions across Dallas-Fort Worth with community and industry partners. The pioneering initiative "aims to nurture emerging leaders and equip them with the knowledge and skills needed to address critical challenges facing the North Texas community."
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The Last Word: Dallas Tops Site Selection’s Metro Rankings, ‘Double Shot’ of Life Sciences Investment Adds to Momentum

by | Mar 5, 2024
According to a new report from Dallas-based JLL, society is accelerating the volume of data it creates at a rapid rate—and that data is foundational to how we work, live, and play. That's led to sharply increasing demand for data centers in a time of tightening supply, forcing a shift toward secondary and new, emerging markets. 
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The Last Word: Quincy Preston On the ‘Most Innovative People in Artificial Intelligence’ in Dallas-Fort Worth
by | Feb 22, 2024
At Capital Factory's "Future of AI" salon Tuesday, the AI 75 list—a new program recognizing the most innovative people in artificial intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth—was officially announced by Dallas Innovates in partnership with the Dallas Regional Chamber, and Dallas AI.
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Partners Kick Off AI 75 2024: Dallas‑Fort Worth’s ‘Most Innovative’ People in Artificial Intelligence
by | Feb 20, 2024
Dallas Innovates, the Dallas Regional Chamber, and Dallas AI are teaming up to launch the new AI 75 program at Capital Factory's Future of AI Salon today. The first-ever list will recognize Dallas-Fort Worth innovators in artificial intelligence. Nominations are open through March 20.
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‘A Sweet Moment in Time’: Dallas Regional Chamber Unveils Its 2024-2026 Strategic Plan During Annual Meeting at Fair Park
by | Jan 18, 2024

Cynt Marshall, 2024 chair of the Dallas Regional Chamber board of directors, urged chamber members to “seize the moment.” DRC President and CEO Dale Petroskey talked about a “once-in-a-lifetime chance” to remedy the region’s inequities....

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Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth Wraps Another Successful Year at 2023 Demo Day

The audience was spirited, cheering from their seats and giving each entrepreneur a standing ovation as they approached the stage. This was no “TED talk” … it was the Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth pitch and demo night—a showcase of innovation and demonstration of lessons learned in the accelerator. 

“A lot of them have deals with customers in the North Texas area,” said Techstars Fort Worth Managing Director Trey Bowles....

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The Last Word: BCG’s Liz Sparkman on How AI is Transforming Tasks—and People Can Adapt
by | Dec 4, 2023
BCG's Liz Sparkman spoke last month at the Dallas Regional Chamber's final Talent Attraction Talk of the year, focusing on the growing impact of technology—especially AI—on business and human resources.
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Venture Titans Gather at Circle T Ranch to Power North Texas’ ‘Next-Level’ Growth
by | Nov 9, 2023
The exclusive Circle T Ranch reception—an annual highlight of the Venture Dallas franchise—drew founders and funders for pivotal connections and conversations. But the headliner unfolded on stage as Anurag Jain, Hill Perot, and Brendan Gaffey strategized the future of the startup and venture ecosystem in North Texas.
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‘Beds for Kids’: Milton Sleep Company Teams With SM Wright Foundation to Help Southern Dallas Children Get Their ZZZs 
Sleep helps cognitive function and emotional regulation, but a good night’s rest is hard to come by. The SM Wright Foundation is trying to address that problem through its Beds for Kids program, with the help of partners like Milton Sleep Company—a local manufacturer with a history of giving back.
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Texas Is Chosen for One of Three ARPA-H Hubs, with Dallas Snagging a Key Prize

by | Sep 26, 2023
The new federal Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health has selected a Texas consortium for one of three regional hubs in its $2.5 billion health innovation network initiative. The Customer Experience hub will be physically located at Dallas' Pegasus Park.
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The Last Word: AT&T’s David Williams on the Rapid Rise of AI
by | Sep 12, 2023
Williams was just one of the experts on hand at the Dallas Regional Chamber's late August Q3 Executive Circle event. Presented by McKesson at AT&T’s Dallas headquarters, the panel focused on the impact of AI on how companies do business and shared practical insights into how companies can navigate and utilize AI.
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The Last Word: Dallas AI’s Aamer Charania on the Promise—and Perils—of Artificial Intelligence
by | Jul 17, 2023
Sunday was national AI Appreciation Day, so to mark it, the Dallas Regional Chamber did a Q&A with Charania and Babar Bhatti, co-founder and EVP of DallasAI, a nonprofit forum to accelerate learning and adoption of artificial intelligence.
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Straddling Worlds: How Lynne Faust Balances a Thriving Life Science Career With Her Love for Equestrian Sports in Dallas-Fort Worth
Organic chemist Lynne Faust is a master at helping companies accelerate drug development at STA Pharmaceuticals, a top-tier contract research and development manufacturer. A move to Weatherford, 25 miles west of Fort Worth, didn't just catalyze her career—it also spurred on her long-time passion for competitive horseback riding, making her life a unique mix of test tubes and trotting.
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