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Here Are the Winners of The Innovation Awards 2023

by | Jan 17, 2023
Dallas Innovates and D CEO celebrated 68 honorees and revealed the winners of our fourth-annual Innovation Awards at an event held at On the Levee in the Dallas Design District. Here's a full list of winners and finalists.
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Meet the 43 Finalists for the 2022 Tech Titans Awards
Every year, Tech Titans highlights the top movers and shakers in the North Texas technology ecosystem. Here are the finalists in 11 categories. Winners will be announced at the group's signature gala in October.
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Worlds CEO Dave Copps on the 7 Mindsets for Abundance in Startups
by | Aug 5, 2021
Dave Copps, who runs a Dallas-based spatial AI company that gives businesses a new way to view their physical world, took the stage during Dallas Startup Week to discuss how to create the right entrepreneurial mindset and company culture. Here’s what he had to say.
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‘Y’All Aboard’: Dallas‑Fort Worth’s VC Activity Gaining Steam
by | Nov 19, 2020
The focus was on the Dallas region for the final leg of the Texas Startups Roadshow. Here's a rundown.
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Unicorns Can Happen Here. Why Dallas-Fort Worth is Fertile Ground for Tech Startups

Dallas-Fort Worth's strength in diverse industry hotspots such as fintech, AI, and life sciences make it a seedbed for billion-dollar players to emerge.
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UNT Will Start Texas’ First AI Master’s Degree Program in the Fall
by | Feb 21, 2020
The University of North Texas' new program will meet the growing demand for professionals in the field of artificial intelligence. We asked AI entrepreneur—and UNT alumnus—Dave Copps why he thinks the degree can "literally play a part in changing the world."
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Follow the Money: Shiftsmart Raises $16.3M, Alto Scores $6M, BG Staffing Makes $21.6M Acquisition
by | Feb 6, 2020
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger and acquisition activity in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Worlds, Tricolor, Puration, Atos, Kriya Capital, Kofile, and more.
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Meet the Future 50: Dave Copps, CEO and Co-founder of Worlds
With three successful exits from startups under his belt, and Worlds launching from stealth with $10 million in funding, Copps knows a thing or two about how to build a company. We also found out his "walk on" song is Kashmir by Led Zeppelin.
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Healthcare Dealmakers: The Future of AI, Risks & Opportunities in Substance Abuse

by | May 18, 2018
Panelists and speakers lead discussions on issues facing companies, investors, and advisers during the Healthcare Dealmakers 2018 Conference at the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas.
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Aaron Enton of Insight Optics holds the winner's check at the Health Wildcatters Pitch
Insight Optics Takes Top Spot in Health Wildcatters Pitch Contest
by | May 17, 2018
Insight Optics beat 10 startups participating in the pitch as part of Healthcare Dealmakers, one of the nation’s premier events bringing together health-care providers, their capital sources, and advisers.
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Digital Assist: 5 North Texas Startups Making Their Mark With Artificial Intelligence
by | Apr 25, 2018
AI startups across the U.S. raised a record $1.9 billion in VC funding during the first quarter of 2018. From marketing to health care, here's a look at North Texas companies disrupting industries with AI tech.
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7 Master Innovators and Their Secret Weapons
by | Jan 31, 2018
They are fearless North Texas masterminds with a history of revolutionizing their industries: Joshua King, Amber Venz Box, Lance Crosby, Paul Bettner, Walter Voit, Joshua King, Will Rosellini, and Dave Copps. They share “secret weapons” and lessons learned — as well as the technology to watch.
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Growth Summit: Biz Leaders Share Insight on AI’s Future, Corporate Innovation & More

by | Nov 3, 2017
The Techweek event included a day full of panels featuring business leaders from startups and large enterprises. 
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Techweek Dallas Releases Schedule, Techweek 100 Winners
by | Oct 17, 2017
The event series, which is meant to spotlight the tech ecosystem and give its players a chance to network, will be held Oct. 30-Nov. 3 and include sessions throughout the Dallas area.
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Tech Titans Awards 2017
Tech Titans Celebrates Winners of Annual Tech Impact Awards
by | Aug 28, 2017
Tech Titans, a North Texas technology trade association, recognizes local individuals and companies each year who have made significant contributions to the technology industry. 
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Digital Fight Club 2017: Meet the Fighters
by | Aug 16, 2017
An all-star cast of "fighters" and referees will head to the Granada Theater for Round Two of Digital Fight Club. The digital pugilists will spar on hot topics in technology from driverless cars to artificial intelligence.  
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