Posts Tagged ‘Frisco Economic Development Corporation’

CauseBot Only Texas Team Vying for $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

Posted by Lance Murray

Frisco-based CauseBot will be competing against teams from 22 countries as the only Texas group selected for the global $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition.

Selected teams have been challenged to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with …

LaunchPad City Takes Over ex-North Texas Enterprise Center

Posted by Chase Ezell
LaunchPad City

LaunchPad City’s logo

A new coworking facility opened in Frisco, as the former North Texas Enterprise Center at 6170 Research Row has become LaunchPad City.

The Frisco Economic Development Corp. entered into a partnership with LaunchPad City LLC to manage …

Private Management Taking Over Frisco Incubator NTEC

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Big changes are coming to the North Texas Enterprise Center as Frisco hires a private company to take over the business incubator.

Launch Pad City will run the 9-year-old incubator as a for-profit business, the Dallas Morning News reported. Frisco-based …

ParkUpFront Wins CodeLaunch Pitch Day Contest

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

On Thursday, Maximilian von Brand and Stephen Levin, co-creators of the ParkUpFront won the annual CodeLaunch Pitch Day 2016 in Frisco.

“Our first CodeLaunch in 2013 garnered strong regional interest and has since grown to this year’s 247 applicants …

Off Metro Sourcing for IT Talent

Posted by Todd Chusid

Where can you find more than twice the expected number of software developers, project managers, systems analysts, and web developers? If you answered Frisco, Texas, you’d be correct, according to a 2014 labor market study for the Frisco Economic Development …