Posts Tagged ‘Fortune 500’

Innovation Study: DFW Should Embrace its Sprawl & Work Together to Propel its Growth, Identity as ‘Hub for Innovation’

Posted by Heather Noel

It’s said there’s power in numbers and as North Texas looks to accelerate the growth and success of its innovation economy it’s going to take a communitywide effort, according to a study released Thursday.

Startups, corporations, investors, universities, government, social …

Ben Lamm-founded Hypergiant Names Sample as CTO

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Artificial intelligence startup Hypergiant announced Thursday it named C.K. Sample III as chief technology officer of the Hypergiant Space Age Solutions division.

In the role, Sample will be responsible for engineering leadership.

Hypergiant has three offices across Texas in Dallas, …

With Stand2Learn Purchase, Coppell’s Varidesk Expands Its Role in Active Workspace Market

Posted by Katie Kelton

Coppell-based Varidesk is looking to own the active workspace market with its latest acquisition of Stand2Learn, a College Station-based maker of standing desks for young students.

Varidesk announced the purchase Tuesday, noting it aligns with the company’s mission to transform …

DFW Companies in Top 50 of Fortune’s Most Admired List

Posted by Lance Murray

Four Dallas-Fort Worth-based companies are among the top 50 in Fortune’s list of “World’s Most Admired Companies.”

The companies are Dallas-based Southwest Airlines at No. 8, Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp., whose U.S. headquarters is in Plano, at No. 29; Irving-based …

22 DFW Companies Make 2017 Fortune 500 List

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Dallas-Fort Worth is well represented on this year’s Fortune 500 list with 22 local companies earning a spot in the coveted rankings. 

It’s the 63rd year for the Fortune magazine list which annually ranks 500 U.S. companies by total fiscal …

3 Things That Will Change Innovation at Your Company Forever

Posted by Yoram Solomon

I recently delivered my “un-kill innovation” executive workshop to the leadership team of a Fortune 500 technology company in Florida. It was a great experience all around, but at the end, I was asked for the key takeaways and I …