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With North Texas Ties, Subeca Raises $6M Series A to Scale Its IoT Water Technology

by | May 21, 2024
Produced in Richardson, Subeca's Blinc IoT module utilizes Amazon's Sidewalk network to help its customers manage water infrastructure and detect and resolve water leaks.
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City of Dallas Seeks Applications for Environmental Youth Advisory Council
by | Feb 5, 2024

The city of Dallas announced a new Dallas Environmental Youth Advisory Council, an initiative seeking to empower and mobilize youth to take proactive steps towards environmental sustainability within the governmental sector....

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PMY Group Acquires True North to ‘Transform’ K-12 Public Education Consulting
by | Aug 24, 2023
North Texas-based PMY Group—a global tech solutions company “well recognized in the sports and venues industry"—said it's diversifying its business into other infrastructure classes. In July, PMY announced its first institutional capital raise since the company’s 2009 founding in Melbourne by Paul Yeomans.
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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....

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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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Texas Will Get Billions for Environmental Projects from $1.2T Infrastructure Bill, from Clean Water to EV Charging to Public Transit
by | Nov 16, 2021
$550 billion in new infrastructure spending is coming to projects nationwide—and a big slice is bound for Texas. From new electric buses to rail projects to improved power infrastructure to lead water service line removal and more, Texas' environment may be one of the biggest beneficiaries of all.

AECOM CEO Troy Rudd says the bill will help support critically needed innovation and sustainable solutions projects.
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Rising Above the Obstacles
Despite challenges, Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) are propelling a new era of aviation.
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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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Qorvo Wins $75M Navy Contract for Next-Gen RF Semiconductor Facility in Richardson
by | Nov 4, 2020
Qorvo's Infrastructure and Defense Products, led by James Klein, will develop advanced microelectronics products and technologies in a next-level RF facility.

The DoD project, known as SHIP, is aimed at national security and U.S. technology leadership.
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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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‘Best Minds’: North Texas Smart City Consortium Launches with 21 Founding Members
The nonprofit North Texas Innovation Alliance—the largest of its kind in the U.S.—brings together cities, counties, municipalities, and agencies to tackle pressing challenges with innovative solutions. First up, the group will look at the effects of COVID-19. With the launch, NTXIA joins Mastercard's City Possible network that advances inclusive and sustainable development
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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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