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Critical Start Announces 3 New Executives, 2 Promotions Among Leadership

by | Sep 13, 2022

Critical Start CEO and Founder Rob Davis says the cyber threat landscape continues to expand— and the need for breach prevention solutions has never been greater. The Plano-based provider of managed detection and response (MDR) cybersecurity solutions, has added a trio of new executives to its leadership team amidst the evolving field, along with two internal promotions:

The leadership moves are:

Chris Williams has joined the company as the new chief revenue officer....
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The Last Word: Strategic Partnerships’ Mary Scott Nabers on Modernizing Our Infrastructure
Nabers spoke yesterday at the second North Texas Infrastructure Summit in Hurst, presented by the North Texas Commission. The summit focused on challenges and possible solutions for infrastructure in the region—exploring everything from the water supply to the electric grid to the need for more EV charging stations as electrification grows.
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U.K. Report: Dallas Is One of the World’s 10 Most Resilient Cities
by | Jul 6, 2022
The 2022 London-based Savills Resilient Cities Index ranks 500 global cities. The Dallas region jumped up 11 spots on the list since 2016, thanks to its many assets and its recovery from the worst of the pandemic. Dallas' highest ranking on the list is in real estate investment, where it placed No. 3, behind only Los Angeles and New York City.
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SMU Study Uses Drones and Machine Learning to Find ‘Infrastructure Desert’ Neighborhoods in Dallas
by | Feb 22, 2022
The study by a team of SMU civil engineering researchers was supported by a five-year, $584,000 National Science Foundation grant. The team hopes that their study will lead to equitable improvements in the identified neighborhoods—with better groceries, internet access, noise walls, crosswalks, hospital access, bike trails, and more.
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Jacobs to acquire software enabled cloud and edge analytics provider BlackLynx.
Dallas-Based Jacobs Acquires BlackLynx to Strengthen Its Cyber and Intelligence Offering
by | Nov 1, 2021
Acquiring BlackLynx expands Jacob's position to 14 of 18 U.S. Intelligence Community agencies. BlackLynx's embedded analytics platform provides real-time AI and ML image and data classification in the cloud and at the edge—deepening Jacobs' capabilities to deliver actionable, real-time insights to meet national security priorities.
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Smart Solution: Jacobs Launches Cloud‑Based App to Help Maximize Infrastructure Planning
by | Aug 4, 2021
Running on any device from iPad to Mac or PC, the "spatially enabled" solution from Dallas-based Jacobs is a predictive analytics app that helps communities assess their infrastructure vulnerabilities. Beyond cities and municipalities, it's a smart tool that can help campuses, military installations, and others pave the way to building resilient, cost-efficient infrastructure.
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Nexus PMG Launches $20M Investment Vehicle to Back Projects That Reduce Infrastructure’s Carbon Intensity
by | Feb 9, 2021
Addison-based Nexus PMG, which provides advisory and project development services to low-carbon infrastructure projects, has launched Nexus Dev as a source of capital, services, and expertise for renewable and circular economy assets.
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Frisco Fintech Payrix Extends Its Series A Financing, Surpasses $50M in Investments

by | Oct 1, 2020
Payrix, a one-stop-shop for accepting and sending payments, is backed by Jerry Jones-founded Blue Star Innovation Partners and Boston-based Providence Strategic Growth.
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Congressman Colin Allred Discusses $1.5T in Potential Infrastructure Funding and COVID-19 Relief Package
by | Jul 13, 2020
“We all recognize that this is not a want-to, this is a need-to,” said Allred on the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion package recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives to modernize U.S. infrastructure.
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Arcosa CEO Antonio Carrillo Shares Best Practices of Managing Essential Business Regulations, Safety During Pandemic
During the pandemic, Carrillo and his team have had to make changes to the way Dallas-headquartered Arcosa functions to manage its manufacturing operations in multiple countries. Here, he details some of the company's best practices.
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Texas Central High-Speed Rail Named One of World’s Top Infrastructure Projects

by | Mar 11, 2019
The Dallas-based private effort to build a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston was recognized in a report from CG/LA Infrastructure.
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Experts, Leaders Will Tackle Innovative Infrastructure Solutions at Forum in Dallas
by | Oct 17, 2018
Texas is among the hot spots for foreign infrastructure investment, making Dallas the ideal location for the forum, according to its founder and CEO, Norman Anderson. It's the first time the North American Infrastructure Leadership Forum will be held in Texas, and notable DFW figures are featured on the all-star speaker lineup.
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Follow the Money: Traxo Raises $499K, HM Dunn Nets $35M, Primoris Acquires Willbros
by | Jun 7, 2018
From travel technology to aerospace and infrastructure, here's a look at recent funding, mergers, and acquisitions involving companies and firms with North Texas ties.
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