Posts Tagged ‘innovation’

EY to Open $10M Dallas Cybersecurity, Innovation Center

Posted by Lance Murray

EY soon will open a $10 million advanced cybersecurity innovation and operations center in Dallas.

The center will be part of the company’s “wavespace,” a global network of growth and innovation centers that will focus on disruptive growth, optimization strategies, …

On Tap: Startup Weekend, Reunion Lawn Party & Happy Hours

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Tech Titans Announces 2017 Finalists for Annual Awards

Posted by Mallory Houser

Texas’ largest technology trade association, Tech Titans, has selected the finalists for its annual awards gala honoring masters of technology and innovation.

From school teachers to large company executives, Tech Titans has nominated leading candidates who are shaping the tech …

As E-Commerce Grows, Frito-Lay Looking To Make Products ‘Resonate Online’

Posted by Mallory Houser

The online marketplace continues to grow, and Plano-based Frito-Lay is looking to make its products more appealing and shippable to online consumers. 

While potato chips can easily be crumbled, and most single-purchase bottled soft drinks are sold chilled, Frito-Lay is …

AT&T Announces $200M Venture Capital Fund Investment

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based AT&T Inc. announced Thursday that it is investing up to $200 million in a venture capital fund targeting startup companies that focus on connected services and platforms.

AT&T said it will work with Minnesota-based Coral Group’s Communications Industry Platform …

Blackstone LaunchPad Helps Transform Bold Ideas Into Better Businesses

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorWalter Voit is a serial inventor with more ideas than time to execute them. Voit, an associate professor in material science engineering at The University of Texas at Dallas, started his first company a decade ago when he was …

Connecting the Unconnected: Cities and Cars are Getting “Smarter” Every Day

Posted by Ed Christmas

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver SponsorThe connected world has given us smart phones, smart homes, smart buildings, smart TVs, and the emergence of smart cars. Soon these will be components of a “smart city.” After connecting the world with video, voice, and data, the next …

Established Austin Entrepreneur Calls Dallas Home After Joining UTD Faculty

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorOne of the leaders of Austin’s robust tech startup scene has relocated from the Silicon Hills to the Silicon Prairie to join the faculty of UT Dallas as executive director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Steve Guengerich brings …

LaunchPad City Partners With Dallas-Based VC Firm

Posted by Mallory Houser

In an effort to further cultivate North Texas’ innovation community, LaunchPad City announced a partnership recently with venture capitalist firm, Blossom Street Ventures.

This is LaunchPad City‘s fourth business partnership this year, investing in a startup or venture capital …

Surveys: Small Biz Owners
Optimistic, Innovation a Priority

Posted by Kerry Curry

Innovation and optimism are on the rise among small business owners, according to two recent surveys of entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs say they envision a virtual, more automated future, with one in 10 saying they could see their business employing a robot …