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Kanarys’ Mandy Price Featured in Docuseries from HubSpot for Startups and LinkedIn

In the episode, which debuted last week, Price talks about her own journey while sharing the mission and vision of Kanarys, detailing how the company is transforming DEI in the workplace using data. 
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Dallas Startups Deposits.com and DUKE.AI Land Google As New Backer
by | Sep 8, 2022
Two Dallas companies have been awarded $100,000 each by the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund, which aims to help close racial disparities in VC funding given to diverse founders. The startups will also receive Google Cloud credits and hands-on support from Google. They join several other North Texas companies that received earlier grants from the fund. “Across the U.S., there are amazing Black startup founders who are building great companies yet are locked out of access to the funding that's critical to their success,” Google wrote in a blog post.
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Meet the 43 Finalists for the 2022 Tech Titans Awards
Every year, Tech Titans highlights the top movers and shakers in the North Texas technology ecosystem. Here are the finalists in 11 categories. Winners will be announced at the group's signature gala in October.
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SXSW’s 2023 ‘PanelPicker’ Opens For Voting—and DFW Companies Are Vying to Take the Stage
by | Aug 10, 2022
South by Southwest has opened its 2023 "PanelPicker" for crowd-sourced community voting through August 21. You could be among the people who vote to decide which panelists will take the stage next March at SXSW. Out of the thousands of session proposals up for voting, many have Dallas-area ties. We share just 10 of them—including ideas from Mark Cuban, the Dallas Cowboys, Venture Dallas, Dallas Innovation Alliance, CollateralEdge, Kanarys, Zirtue, Masterplan, and more.
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Impact Ventures Raising $20M Dallas Inclusive Capital Fund to Make the Region a Hub for Diverse Entrepreneurs

by | Apr 14, 2022
“Entrepreneurs of color are over-mentored and undercapitalized. While others are saying, ‘Here’s a program or mentorship,’ we’ve been one of the first groups to say, ‘Here’s that, plus capital, to get you there,’” says Benjamin Vann, founder and CEO at Impact Ventures.
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State of Entrepreneurship 2022: More Than $2 Billion Invested in North Texas Entrepreneurs Last Year
by | Mar 14, 2022
It's the second year in a row to surpass $1 billion, said Trey Bowles at the Dallas Entrepreneur Center's annual State of Entrepreneurship event.
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Follow the Money: Blue Star Invests in Payments Unicorn, Ryan Scoops Up Property Tax Firm in All-Local Deal, and TPG Co-Leads $160M Investment in Video Game Developer
by | Mar 8, 2022
What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money.
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Two Dallas Startups To Pitch in $2M Competition for Black Founders

by | Dec 1, 2020
Dallas' own Kanarys, Inc. and Zirtue are joining the three-day Rise of the Rest Virtual Tour: Equity Edition. This year's speakers include AOL co-founder Steve Case and NBA and NHL sports team owner Ted Leonsis.
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Google for Startups Awards $300K to Four Dallas-Area Black Founders
by | Oct 6, 2020
CourMed, Kanarys, ShearShare, and Zirtue are among the 76 nationwide recipients of the $5 million Google for Startups Black Founders Fund. Each startup will receive non-dilutive cash awards—meaning that the founders aren't giving up any company ownership in exchange for the funding.
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Dallas Startup Week 2020 State of Entrepreneurship: ‘This Year Has Been Tough, But Dallas Is Tougher’
by | Sep 3, 2020
During this year's event, DSW20's State of Entrepreneurship award winners were announced.
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Follow the Money: Actuate Raises $6.5M in Series B Funding, Kanarys Raises $1.5M; Topgolf Inks Franchise Deal

by | Nov 14, 2019
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity involving companies with North Texas ties, you’ll also find news from Kanarys, Sweat Equities, RSF Partners, Siemens, GoPlant and Align Midstream Partners.
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Kanarys Closes Pre-Seed Funding Round By Raising $1.5M
by | Nov 12, 2019
Co-founders Mandy Price and Star Carter join 50 other black women in the United States who have raised more than $1 million in funding.
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Kanarys Launches Unique Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Platform
by | Jul 29, 2019
Data and anonymous employee reviews help companies build more inclusive workplaces and improve their culture via Kanarys’ platform.
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