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Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Taps Attorney Carlos White as Franchise Impact Ambassador

by | Aug 26, 2022
Johnson launched the ‘Mayor’s Franchise Initiative’ to foster economic growth earlier this week. Carlos White’s goal will be to make Dallas “a global hub for franchising” by forming partnerships that can help teach city residents how to create, systematize, and scale successful businesses.
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Frisco-Based TUBBR Raises Angel Funding to Support the Launch of its Beta
by | Oct 21, 2020
TUBBR is a new social network that aims to give the control back to the users. The platform allows people to see and share what they want—and potentially get paid for it. With the new funding, founders are preparing for a January beta launch.
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Poo~Pourri Launches Bidet to ‘Combat The Great Toilet Paper Shortage of 2020’
by | Oct 5, 2020
The Addison-based brand known for before-you-go spray is launching the Poo-Pourri Bidet to transform toilets to bidets in less than 15 minutes.
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Kandi electric vehicle "most affordable"
Kandi Brings the ‘Most Affordable’ Electric Cars in the U.S. to Dallas-Fort Worth
by | Jul 30, 2020
A virtual event will kick off the launch of two models—the K23 and K27. The price tag for its new compact EV starts at about $13,000 after incentives, Garland-based Kandi America says.
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Paul Quinn College Launches 36-Month Urban Scholars Degree Program for High-Achieving Students Who Want to Make a Difference

by | Jul 14, 2020
This fall, Dallas' Paul Quinn College will launch an accelerated Bachelor’s degree track that's designed to help students become "leaders and activists with a commitment to real change" in partnership with education innovator Minerva Project. The program, part of PQC's newly established Honors College, offers a double-major in Business and Public Policy that will focus on the economics and politics of societal transformation.
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A New Dallas Nonprofit Amplifies Black-Owned Tutoring Companies
by | Jun 25, 2020
Jay Veal, the brains behind INC Education, has launched a new nonprofit intended to help students of color receive an education from mentors that share similar experiences and lead by example.
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New Fort Worth Tech Startup Launches With ‘the World’s First Disposal Freezer’
by | Jun 10, 2020
Petal is a high-tech consumer goods company started to combat traditional waste disposal methods. And in the time of COVID-19, its founders think using tech to stop germs from spreading is more important than ever.
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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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The ‘Airbnb of Storage’ Neighbor.com Launches in North Texas

by | Mar 5, 2020
Neighbor.com asks, 'Would you clean out your garage for $2,016?' The startup is jumping into the $5 billion Texas storage market through its peer-to-peer shared storage marketplace expansion.
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worlds Copps AI artificial intelligence
Worlds Raises $10M in Series A Funding as Dave Copps’ AI Startup Launches From Stealth
by | Feb 6, 2020
The startup, spun out of Hypergiant Sensory Sciences, plans to use the funding to power its "first-of-its-kind" Extended Reality environment, which can be used to build AI-models to give businesses and organizations a new way to view their physical world.
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New Dallas Skincare Company Plans Launch in American Eagle and Anthropologie
by | Dec 5, 2019
WKND Cosmetics is launching its acne patch product next month in both stores nationwide.
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Linear Labs motors
Linear Labs Launches a New Electric Motor Aimed at Micromobility
by | Sep 9, 2019
The newest version of Linear Labs' patented Hunstable Electric Turbine (HET) motor is intended to compete with the industry's top e-scooters. See how the micromobility motor stacks up.
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Alto Pick Rideshare

One North Texas Rideshare Company Launching, Another Expands Coverage Area

by | Jun 19, 2019
Alto is adding more North Texas cities to its app, while Pick says it will launch later this year in the DFW area.
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Ben Lamm, Will Womble, and John Fremon
AI Firm Hypergiant Officially Launches From Stealth
by | Feb 20, 2018
The venture from Ben Lamm, John Fremont, and Will Womble aims to serve as “the office of machine intelligence for the Fortune 500.”
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Jon Kontz and Peter Snell and Jake McCarley
Dallas Health-Care Startup Raises Funding, Prepping for Launch
by | Mar 20, 2017
Blockit has raised $152,000 in seed capital through two funding rounds.
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Wilson Co.
Wilson Co.’s New Devices Bound for Outer Space
by | Mar 2, 2016
The Addison company has made four $75,000 devices that will help an unidentified client test its reusable rockets.
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