Posts Tagged ‘McKinney’

Nature Nate’s Honey to Support University Bee Research

Posted by Katie Kelton

Nature Nate’s Honey Co. is dedicated to saving the dying honey bee population. 

“We’re committed to serving the entire honey ecosystem, from beekeepers to global communities, beginning with the bees.”

Nathan Sheets

In order to cultivate research and education on …

7 Master Innovators and Their Secret Weapons

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

On Instagram, Amber Venz Box lives a glamorous life — she is always impeccably dressed and often traveling to some interesting international locale to promote rewardStyle, the company she co-owns with husband Baxter Box. It’s genuine reality — but it

Former GameStop Exec Joins McKinney-based Playful

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Mark Stanley, who led a turnaround at Grapevine-based GameStop, will be the new chief business officer at Playful Corp., a McKinney-based video game developer.

Playful Corp. created the new position after working with Stanley on a collaboration for “Star Child” …

Florida-based Moss Construction Expands to North Texas

Posted by Lance Murray

Florida-based Moss Construction Management is opening a McKinney office where the company will pursue opportunities in the multifamily, hospitality, office, and mixed-use sectors.

Industry veteran Robert Hodges has joined Moss as a vice president and will lead the company’s North …

Collin County Moms Combating Hunger by Delivering Farm Fresh Produce to Those in Need

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Three Collin County women are putting their green thumbs to work by growing fresh food for local food pantries and shelters.

McKinney’s Carissa Bleeker along with New Hope residents, Taylor Stone and Michelle McCarley, created farm-to-fork donation service, McKinney Roots

Allen Developer Designs Maintenance-Free Home

Posted by Mallory Houser

A maintenance-free home sounds like a dream, but an Allen-based company says it’s shaping into reality with a prototype home in Frisco. 

The New Modern Home‘s design utilizes solar panels, LED lighting, and a masonry exterior to create a …

Will German Retailer Lidl Disrupt DFW Grocery Sector?

Posted by Lance Murray

In recent years, the grocery sector in North Texas has seen new names pop up in the area as retailers enter Dallas-Fort Worth looking for their slice of the ever-growing DFW market. 

The German grocer Lidl is one of the …

Safe & Secure: Knightscope Robots are on Patrol

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Armed with 360-degree cameras, license plate recognition, and the ability to sniff out and identify cell phones, the new K3 and K5 autonomous robots could revolutionize building security and, someday, law enforcement.

Developed by Knightscope, the wheeled robots have been

New High-Tech Pacemaker Helps McKinney Woman

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Pacemakers have gone wireless, and a McKinney resident is one of the first to get one.

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Dr. Dale Yoo. [Photo Courtesy Medical City McKinney]

Medical City McKinney’s Dr. Dale Yoo put the device in Mary Barnett’s shoulder to make sure …

WERX Foundation, College System Team Up on Project

Posted by Dave Montgomery

With a boost from the federal government, the WERX Foundation of McKinney is teaming up with the community college system in Collin County to launch a joint project aimed at fostering innovation and helping aspiring startups in North Texas.…