Posts Tagged ‘expansion’

Follow the Money: Crestline Closes $600M Fund, Arlington Company Buys Pet Products Maker

Posted by Lance Murray

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are the moves tied

O Canada: Dallas-Based Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is Going Global

Posted by Blair Welch

Founded 77 years ago in Dallas, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has officially made itself an international name.

With nearly 600 stores, Dickey’s Barbecue pit is the “world’s largest barbecue chain,” and they are on a mission to make sure that the …

Centuries Old German Manufacturer Kirchhoff Looks Ahead with $20M Garland Expansion

Posted by Lance Murray

Innovating and adapting to the times is critical to a company surviving and growing, and the family-owned Germany-based Kirchhoff Automotive has been doing just that since it was founded in 1785 as a needle maker.

Fast forward to 2018, and …

RE Tech Firm Compass Enters Fort Worth, Announces $400M Series F

Posted by Lance Murray

Compass, a New York City-based real estate technology company, has entered the Fort Worth market, bringing with it a powerful end-to-end platform that supports the whole buying and selling workflow. The move comes at the same time that Compass announced …

Dallas Insurance Startup Bestow Expands to 32 States After $15M Funding Round

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Bestow Inc. has expanded its democratized life insurance platform to 32 states just three months after receiving $15 million in Series A funding.

The Dallas-based startup just launched in Texas in November so the company’s growth has been fast. The

Female-focused The Riveter Plans Coworking Expansion to Dallas

Posted by Lance Murray

A Seattle-based coworking company with a female focus is including Dallas in its expansion plans this year.

The Riveter opened its first location in Seattle 10 months ago and has a location in Fremont, Washington. Now, the company said in …

Blue Star Sports Planning Burst of Growth With Acquisitions

Posted by Julia Batlle

Blue Star Sports, a Frisco-based youth sports software provider, has spent the last year acquiring eight companies and securing substantial funding from multiple investors, including Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.

But, its growth isn’t over yet. 

Blue Star Sports CEO …

Facebook to Triple Size of Fort Worth Data Center, Investment Could Surpass $1B

Posted by Lance Murray

Really big is getting a lot bigger in far north Fort Worth, as Facebook has announced that it will triple the size of its massive data center complex under construction there.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported that Facebook now will …