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Catalyze Dallas Launches New Portfolio Company to ‘Democratize and Accelerate Bioinformatics’

by | Oct 25, 2022
The Dallas-based venture development firm—which specializes in the commercialization of technology it acquires from Fortune 100 companies—has launched Almaden Genomics, a company with a newly released platform designed to streamline genomic workflows. Formerly part of IBM Research before its acquisition by Catalyze Dallas, Almaden calls its g.nome platform "a revolutionary approach to bioinformatics." “The possibilities for the healthcare innovation it can power are as vast as they are life-changing," says Mark Kunitomi, Almaden's chief scientific officer.
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Follow the Money: Recuro Health Expands with New Acquisition, Texas Cybersecurity Transplant Raises $70M, and More
by | Aug 22, 2022
Plus, bidding war looms for Dallas-based Signify Health; Fort Worth-based Harvest Returns raises $780K for new fund; Dallas property consulting firm Masterplan is acquired by New York company; Washington D.C. PE firm adds to its Fort Worth architectural platform; Pharos Capital sells stake in diagnostic testing company; and more North Texas deals.
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See What’s in Store at Dallas Startup Week’s Corporate Startup Innovation Summit
by | Jul 27, 2022
The DEC Network’s flagship event—Dallas Startup Week—will be held August 7 through August 11 both virtually and in person at SMU's Cox School of Business.

Bringing together the local ecosystem’s “breadth and diversity” of corporations and startups, the Corporate Startup Innovation summit will feature Jim Adler, founding managing director of Toyota Ventures, and Steven Levy, editor at large at Wired—plus a deep dive in the funding landscape, an accelerator pitch competition, and more.
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Follow the Money: BILT Gets $1.7M Air Force Grant for 3D Instructions App, PGA of America Invests in Golf Innovation, and More
by | Jul 25, 2022
Plus, Fort Worth's Harvest Returns raises new fund; new Ryan acquisition makes 2022 its most active M&A year; OpTic Gaming acquires Dallas chatbot startup; Dallas legal education firm boosts digital content library; and Fort Worth's Novaria Group acquires firm with giant aerospace clients.
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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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Lockheed Martin Names New F-35 and Program Management Leaders
by | Apr 7, 2021
Based out of Fort Worth, the newly appointed executives will help manage the combat aircraft—F-35 and F-35 Lightning—program.
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Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Discusses Parallel Crises Facing City, Looks to the Future
by | Dec 11, 2020
During Eric Johnson’s term as Mayor of Dallas, he's had to respond to two major crises so far: the ongoing pandemic and an increase in violent crime. Mayor Johnson addressed these issues in The Year-End Conversation and also touched on initiatives to develop Dallas’ workforce and transform the city into a destination for startup companies.
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Dallas Rises to the No. 2 City for Tech Professionals, a New CompTIA Report Shows
by | Nov 10, 2020
Dallas made the biggest jump on the Computing Technology Industry Association's Tech Town Index this year, moving from No. 7 to No. 2. A big factor is the number of IT jobs available here. But this year is a Texas Two-Step: Austin ranked No. 1.
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Fossil Findings: Lockheed Martin Technology Tackles a 2M-Year-Old Challenge

by | Nov 13, 2019
The aerospace and defense company is getting "outside of its comfort zone" at its Grand Prairie facility by using a CT scanner to see what's inside a two-million-year-old fossil.
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Discovery: UTA, Lockheed Work on UVA Sensor Research; Parkland Center Joins Kidney Disease Initiative
by | Aug 2, 2019
You'll also find out about a team at UT Southwestern Medical Center that is working on new approaches to prevent and treat colorectal cancer in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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Innovation Labs Help Profits Soar Like a Missile at Lockheed Grand Prairie Unit
by | Apr 29, 2019
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control’s Grand Prairie headquarters accounts for only 16 percent of Lockheed's business, but has recently won major defense contracts worth a combined $5B. In Q1, operating profit took off like one of its rockets: up 60 percent.
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Elbit Systems’ Military Gear May Seem Like Science Fiction, But It’s Real-World Tech
by | Nov 2, 2018
Elbit Systems' tech — such as its IronVision head-mounted display technology — allows military forces to be operational anywhere in the world, under any type of conditions.
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Infinity Festival Explores Advancements in Virtual Reality and Immersive Tech

by | Jul 24, 2018
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History's first Infinity Festival demonstrated innovative technology and highlighted the possibilities of its applications throughout the museum.
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Lockheed Martin Takes Step to Enhance Aircraft Cybersecurity with New Contract
by | Jul 10, 2018
The contract will enable the partners to work on reducing the cyber threat to the Lockheed Martin aircraft supply chain.
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U.S. Army
On Our Radar: U.S. Army Seeks Home for Military Innovation Office
by | Mar 13, 2018
The new command will be tasked with bringing new technologies online, and would be set in a more corporate environment.
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Aces of Space
by | Jan 12, 2018
Corporate giants and aerospace startups are flying high in Dallas-Fort Worth.
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