Dallas’ MB2 Dental Raises $2.3 Billion Debt Facility with KKR To Fund Acquisitions and Growth

by | Feb 15, 2024
MB2 Dental—a "first-of-its-kind" dental partnership organization—said the financing will be used to fund upcoming acquisitions and future growth for the company. The move follows a record year of growth in 2023 with 150 new partnerships added.
Richardson Launches Pilot RAMP Program to Foster Research, Innovation, Growth
by | Jan 10, 2024
RAMP—the Richardson Research Award Match Program—aims to complement the federal Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. Offering businesses matching grants of up to $150,000 per year, it's designed to attract and support research and development in Richardson, especially in The IQ—the city's Innovation Quarter.
Irving-Based Care Continuity Raises $10M To Fuel Growth in Patient Navigation
by | Jan 8, 2024
The funding will enable Care Continuity to further its mission of helping health systems, payers, and ACOs employ an efficient patient and member-centered care journey, the company said.
Six Ellis County Organizations Receive $180K in Funding from Google
by | Nov 18, 2023

Google announced that six Ellis County organizations collectively will receive more than $180,000 from the company to support the physical and mental well-being of the county’s residents....


Dallas BioPharma Closes $23M Series C Funding

by | Sep 21, 2023
Osteal Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, says it's developing "a new category" of combination therapies for orthopedic infections. The new funding round, led by Asteroid Partners, will help Osteal accelerate preparation for commercial launch of VT-X7, its lead therapy for the treatment of periprosthetic joint infection, the company said.
Dallas-Based Smile Doctors Raises Over $550M for Strategic Growth
by | Jul 19, 2023
Smile Doctors, which calls itself the largest and fastest-growing orthodontic support organization in the U.S., said the raise was funded by doctors along with several large domestic and international healthcare investors.
Addison’s Nexus PMG Raises $50M to Accelerate Its Waste-to-Value Services and Development
by | Jul 11, 2023
Nexus PMG said that with the new round of funding, it aims to broaden its primary service offerings including front-end engineering and design, development-as-a-service, and operational turnaround. By focusing on things like turning organic waste streams into renewable natural gas, Nexus says it is "at the forefront" of the energy transition.
Texas Adopts ‘Outcome-Centered’ Community College Funding Plan with $2.2B Over Next Two Years
by | Jun 12, 2023
Texas is reforming its community college finance system to align policy and funding incentives with "the rapidly changing needs of the workforce," the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board said. The newly passed bill positions Texas as "a national leader in linking funding for community colleges to measurable student-centric outcomes," state officials added.

Plano-Based U.S. Renal Care Announces $328M Capital Raise to Accelerate Growth

by | May 15, 2023
The company says the new capital will be invested in programs that focus on innovation and continued delivery of high-quality kidney care—both in clinic and at home—as well as the continued professional development of care teams.
MB2 Dental Raises $20M in ‘Sidecar’ Investment, Secures $150M Debt Facility for Growth
by | May 8, 2023
From its scrappy beginnings in Texas in 2007, MB2 Dental has grown into a nationwide network of over 550 practices across 38 states. The organization's doctor partners are also shareholders, giving them financial freedom and a say in decision-making for patient care. With a record-breaking $20M fundraising round and a new $150M debt facility, the DPO is poised for more growth.
Irving Mobile Healthcare Firm MedArrive Gets $8M in Funding To Help Reduce ER Visits, Hospitalizations
by | Apr 11, 2023
The investment from Cobalt Ventures follows MedArrive's $25 million series A round in November 2021 and brings its total funding to $40.5 million to date. "Everyone in America has a right to inclusive, high-quality care, yet too many are left out and have no one on their side who can connect them to the system," MedArrive Co-Founder and CEO Dan Trigub said. "That's what the MedArrive platform and our field providers offer."

Virtual Meeting Platform Scoot Emerges from Preciate Rebrand, Secures $12M in Funding

by | Feb 22, 2023
"Scoot is a fun name, and it reflects the energy our product brings into meetings," founder and CEO Ed Stevens said. The dynamic virtual meeting startup will use the funding for product development and scalability to serve "a growing set of global customers."
Against All Odds: 13 Months of Standout Funding Deals in North Texas
by | Feb 13, 2023
Check out these 31 deals—and North Texas newest unicorns. Last month, two of the three newly minted unicorns in the U.S. were from Dallas.
North Texas Schools Receive $5.5M In Career, Technical Education Grants From TWC
by | Jan 20, 2023

North Texas educational institutions received more than $5.5 million of the more than $54 million in Jobs and Education for Texans grants awarded by the Texas Workforce Commission to public community, state, and technical colleges, school districts, and open enrollment charter schools across the state.

Among the grants awarded were ones to Collin College and seven North Texas area school districts....