Frisco Economic Development Corporation

Plug and Play’s Triple Launch in Frisco and McKinney Aims to Boost North Texas as ‘Global Innovation and Technology Leader’

by | Mar 13, 2024
The global innovation platform is ready to showcase "revolutionary technology" in a splashy two-city, day-long event on March 26. To be held at the McKinney Cotton Mill and at the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Frisco, the day will feature pitches, speakers, and panels on SportsTech, FinTech, and Enterprise & AI.
Brazil’s Zallpy Digital Expands to North Texas with New U.S. HQ at The Star in Frisco
by | Feb 22, 2024
CEO Marcelo Castro cited Frisco's "significant presence in the global tech market" as just one reason for making the North Texas city his company's U.S. home base. Zallpy provides custom software development, digital solutions, IT consulting, and outsourcing for companies from startups to Global Fortune 500 brands including BMW.
The Last Word: Dude Perfect’s Coby Cotton on Jumping from YouTube to a $100M Theme Park
Dude Perfect told the Wall Street Journal they've sent out bid requests for their proposed $100 million theme park/HQ "to Frisco and other cities" and asked for responses within two months. Meanwhile, the team said, they've been talking with potential fundraisers for the project. 
LA-Based Tech Startup Boingo to Plant Its HQ in Frisco, Creating 247 Jobs and $1.48M in Capital Investment
by | Dec 20, 2022
The connectivity innovator brings wireless solutions to iconic venues and enterprises globally, such as Grand Central Terminal, Hollywood Bowl, London Heathrow Airport, World Trade Center Oculus, and U.S. Homeland Security.

Boingo's move to Texas—and its new office at The Star in Frisco—supports the "company’s vision and our ability to attract and retain top talent," says Boingo CEO Mike Finley.

Frisco EDC’s First Director of Innovation Will Focus on Startups, Tech, and Venture Capital

by | Mar 25, 2022
Entrepreneur Jasmin Brand will take on the newly created role. The goal? To make Frisco a “major national hub” for venture capital and innovation.
DI People: Frisco’s EDC, Vistra, Lennox International and More Make Moves
by | Mar 25, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from Cicis, Complexity Gaming, Digit7, Design Connect Create, Vaxxinity, and more.
Complexity Gaming
Freakonomics Does Dallas, Part 2: Why Frisco is Dallas’ ‘Frenemy’
by | Jan 27, 2022
Last week, Freakonomics Radio host Stephen Dubner asked "Why Is Everyone Moving to Dallas?" In part two of his podcast this week, he looks north to Frisco, learns why it's Dallas' "frenemy," and asks a big question: Is Frisco the future of the American city?
DI People: Funimation, Fluor, Frisco EDC, Skanska USA Make Executive Moves
by | May 21, 2019
You’ll also find news from Signature Systems Group, Medecision, Greenhouse Treatment Center, Premier Project Management, and Zweig Group in this roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies with operations in North Texas.
Jason Taylor

Inspire Frisco: Building a Network for Frisco Entrepreneurs

by | Mar 2, 2018
Frisco organizations are coming together in a new initiative to support and guide local startups.
CauseBot Only Texas Team Vying for $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE
by | Jul 11, 2017
Selected teams are challenged to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with AI technologies to take on the world's great challenges.
LaunchPad City
LaunchPad City Takes Over ex-North Texas Enterprise Center
by | Mar 22, 2017
The Frisco Economic Development Corp. and LaunchPad City reach an agreement on managing the new coworking space.
Meta Saas Startup: A Dozen Top Stories from 2018
Private Management Taking Over Frisco Incubator NTEC
by | Jan 27, 2017
Launch Pad City will run the nine-year-old incubator as a for-profit business.