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Aiming to Make Fort Worth a Hub of ‘Energy 2.0,’ Electric Motor Maker Launches Production with $17M Funding

by | Mar 2, 2022
With 95 patents issued or pending on its tech, Fort Worth's Linear Labs wants to bring manufacturing back to the U.S., seeing the electrification supply chain as a "national security strategic imperative."

Brad Hunstable launched Linear Labs in 2014 after incubating in the TechFW program. This year his company aims to produce 20,000 electric motors and intelligent drive systems—with twice the torque and half the size and weight of competitors.
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Startups Are the Key to Fort Worth’s Economic Recovery, New HSC Report Shows
by | Nov 17, 2020
New research funded by HSC and released by Sparkyard shows that startups created 155,307 new jobs in Tarrant County from 2013 to 2018.
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Linear Labs Raises $6M to Further Develop Its Smart Motor Manufacturing Capabilities and Employee Base
by | Oct 13, 2020
The investment follows a $68.9 million incentive package Linear Labs closed with the City of Fort Worth in June. In addition to the funding, Linear Labs has added Masergy Chairman and CEO Chris MacFarland to its Board of Directors.
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Meet the Finalists for Tech Titans’ 20th Annual Awards Gala
The Roaring Twenties-themed virtual event will be a live, cinematic experience complete with a "Speakeasy Party To Go" feature for at-home watch parties. See who could take home an award.
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Plug-and-Play Power: Fort Worth Tech Manufacturer Expands Production of Smart Electric Motors for e-Mobility

by | Jul 28, 2020
The technological advancement of these motors has "as big of an impact on minimizing global energy consumption as any major battery breakthrough could have," says Linear Labs' VP of Technology.

Four M200 motors in a four-wheeled vehicle "can provide more peak torque than a 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S engine."
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Time to Scale: TechFW Executive Director Looks to the Future
by | Jul 21, 2020
Fort Worth's startup community has grown through major startup acquisitions, the launch of two innovation districts, and new startups expanding to the area, Hayden Blackburn says.
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It’s Official: Fort Worth Approves Linear Labs’ Public/Private Partnership (and Nearly $70M in Incentives) to Stimulate Tech Growth in Texas
by | Jun 16, 2020
Smart motor maker Linear Labs, founded in 2014, plans a new advanced manufacturing and research headquarters that can support thousands of jobs over the next decade. The partnership aims to further Fort Worth as “the next tech innovation hub."
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Fort Worth Could Be the Future of Energy 2.0 With a New First-of-its-Kind Partnership
by | Jun 3, 2020
A public/private partnership between Fort Worth and Linear Labs could make the city home to the smart electric motor industry. And, Linear Labs could get around $70M for R&D from the city to do so.
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Smart Electric Motor Maker Linear Labs Benefits from Supply Chain Independence

by | Mar 26, 2020
The unique attributes of Linear Labs' Hunstable Electric Turbine sets the Fort Worth company apart from other manufacturers of electric motors dependent upon materials sourced from specific regions.
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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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DI People: Linear Labs, Ryan, TTN Fleet Solutions Make Leadership Moves
by | Aug 13, 2019
Also, you’ll find news from the City of Carrollton, EnLink Midstream, McCarthy Holdings, and Builders FirstSource in this roundup of leadership and executive moves by companies and organizations in North Texas.
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Next-Gen Electric Motor Maker Linear Labs Powers Up Mobility with Global Partnership
by | Apr 29, 2019
Fort Worth-based Linear Labs has partnered with Abtery, a Nordic startup that aims to "disturb conventional transportation" in fields from marine solutions to electric airplanes.
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Linear Labs Closes $4.5M Seed Round for Revolutionary Electric Motor

by | Mar 26, 2019
The funding will be used to market the motor across the electric vehicle industry, as well as the micro-mobility, robotics, wind turbine, heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning industries.
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The Disruptors: Pushing the Limits
by | Jan 23, 2018
They are the rebels of their industries, the aces of trades — some of North Texas’ most fearless entrepreneurs. They are 10 revolutionaries you need to know.
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Ustream Founder Back in North Texas for 2nd Startup
by | Aug 15, 2016
Innovative designs and configurations make Linear Labs' electric motors more efficient and more powerful.
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