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Trust for Public Land Receives Over $5.7M in New Commitments for Five Mile Creek Greenbelt

by | Nov 4, 2022
The Boone Family Foundation dedicated $2.65 million and Lyda Hill Philanthropies committed $2.5 million to help fund the Five Mile Creek Greenbelt, a network of parks and trails the TPL is developing across Oak Cliff and southwest Dallas. "For 80 years, Dallas has dreamed of a greenbelt along Five Mile Creek to benefit the city’s health, connectivity, and environment," the TPL's board chair said.
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SMU Study Uses Drones and Machine Learning to Find ‘Infrastructure Desert’ Neighborhoods in Dallas
by | Feb 22, 2022
The study by a team of SMU civil engineering researchers was supported by a five-year, $584,000 National Science Foundation grant. The team hopes that their study will lead to equitable improvements in the identified neighborhoods—with better groceries, internet access, noise walls, crosswalks, hospital access, bike trails, and more.
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Capital Factory Announces $100K Investment Challenge for Annual Black in Tech Summit
by | Dec 16, 2020
Past Investment Challenge winners include McKinney-based ShearShare, Houston-based GroupRaise, and Austin-based Journey Foods. Applications are open now until Jan. 22.
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Google Picks DFW-Based Kanarys and ShearShare for Inaugural Startups Accelerator

by | Aug 3, 2020
The new accelerator program that's part of a $175 million initiative to support economic opportunities for Black business owners, startup founders, job seekers, and developers.
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Follow the Money: Predictive Fitness Nets Almost $800K, Jacobs Completes Nuclear Acquisition
by | Mar 19, 2020
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition acitivity involving companies in North Texas, you'll also find news from StackPath, MedProperties, Naya Ventures, and Charter Health Care Group.
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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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Follow the Money: Renibus Therapeutics Nets $16.3M, Shiftsmart Raises $12.75M, Traxo Receives Equity Funding
by | Nov 21, 2019
In this roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity by North Texas companies, you’ll also find news from EX-IQ, BaiCells, Mark Cuban, MODE Transportation, Artifex Partners, AT&T, and Blue Star Heating and Air.
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Follow the Money: Aligned Energy Gets $495M, TPG Fund Nets $1.7B; AT&T Buys Ad Platform

by | Oct 24, 2019
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity involving companies in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Trinity Private Equity Group, Crestline Investors, Lone Star Analysis, and Baymark Partners.
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Follow the Money: Actuate Raises $3.9M, TPG Closes $14B in Funds; Sabre Acquires Radixx
by | Oct 17, 2019
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity involving companies and investors with ties to North Texas, you’ll also find news from Solovis, Traveller Capital, SSE Holdco, Sanara MedTech, Bios Partners, Mark Cuban, Nebula Healthcare, HMS Holdings, The Living Company, Sun Holdings, BBG, and Eyevance Pharmaceuticals.
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Follow the Money: Tailwater Capital Commits $150M, Morningstar Raises $16M, Elbit Makes Acquisition
by | Sep 19, 2019
In this weekly roundup of investment, merger, and acquisition activity involving North Texas businesses, you’ll also find news from Body Machine Fitness, Align Capital Partners, RKD Group, BenefitMall, All Commercial Floors, Holland Marble Group, Crossplane Capital, and Elite FPS.
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Kanarys Launches Unique Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Platform
by | Jul 29, 2019
Data and anonymous employee reviews help companies build more inclusive workplaces and improve their culture via Kanarys’ platform.
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A iCRYO center is opening soon in Frisco. [Screenshot: iCRYO]

Cowboys’ Jaylon Smith Becomes Equity Partner in Cryotherapy Business

by | Apr 25, 2019
After suffering a devastating knee injury in college, the linebacker says he's seen the benefits of the therapy firsthand.
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Discovery: REHEAL Glove Advances at UTA; UTD Studies Why Women Get More Migraines
by | Apr 12, 2019
You’ll also discover more about how a UT Southwestern researcher’s insights into alternative medicines and practices adopted by cancer patients and how Kanarys is partnering with UT Austin to research workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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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: $1M Grant for Luminant Battery Project, Playful Nets $5M, NTT Data Makes Acquisition
by | Nov 1, 2018
From BoodsKapper to Ulterra Drilling and CyrusOne to Thursby Software Systems, here are some of the deals made by investors and companies with ties to North Texas.
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