The Last Word: ParkHub’s George Baker Sr. on What It Takes To Start a Business

by | Apr 9, 2024
Writing recently in Forbes as a member of the Forbes Business Council, Baker offered some insights into how to start a business, based on his own journey at Dallas-based ParkHub.
Dallas’ ParkHub and U.K.’s JustPark To Merge Alongside Strategic Growth Investment
by | Mar 21, 2024
The merger will create a full-service parking software and payments solution for customers across North America and the U.K. Together, ParkHub and JustPark serve more than 20 million drivers and more than 500 B2B customers, representing more than $1 billion in booking volume.
North Texas-Based Raises $7.5M for Its Drones & AI-Based ‘Modernized Roofing’
by | Jan 30, 2024 relocated its HQ from San Francisco to Arlington after acquiring Arlington-based Bearded Brothers Roofing & Restoration in 2022. The startup uses "advanced AI algorithms and drone technology" to conduct roof scans, capturing high-res photographs, which are then analyzed using computer vision. Now the company plans "aggressive growth" with a goal of being "the next Airbnb"—of roofing.
FC Dallas and ParkHub Kick Off New Partnership, Scoring a Goal for Improved Fan Experience at Toyota Stadium
by | Mar 8, 2023
The Dallas-based parking tech firm's innovative hardware and software will be used to manage the soccer club's parking operations and streamline payment processing for ticket sales, merchandise, and food and beverage sales. The technology will also support the FC Dallas youth soccer program.

ParkHub Acquires California-Based Parking Software Provider

by | Oct 28, 2022
Two months after acquiring Fuzse, a payment processing integrator, Dallas-based ParkHub has scooped up Smarking to broaden its product suite and expand into new end markets. Founded in 2014, San Francisco-based Smarking is a SaaS-based solution that enables customers across North America to effectively manage their parking assets through access to real-time data and analytics.
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Follow the Money: ParkHub Acquires Parking Software Startup, UpSmith Raises $3.3M, Maverick Bancshares Seeks $17M for new Fort Worth Bank, and More
by | Oct 28, 2022
In this week’s North Texas deal flow, you’ll also find news about Taysha Gene Therapies landing a $50M investment; music tech startup MAX’s Series B raise; Dallas Venture Capital’s latest investment; Tyler Technologies’ $68M acquisition of Rapid Financial Solutions; NaturalShrimp hitting the Nasdaq Capital Market; and more.
The Last Word: ParkHub’s George Baker Sr. on Navigating Seasons of Change in Business
by | Oct 18, 2022
“Achieving triple-digit growth isn’t easy. It takes vision and execution, boldness and grit," Baker writes in an article in Forbes. "You can’t talk your way into that kind of growth. You have to put the work in, stay united in adversity, lick the occasional wounds of failure, and keep taking risks to find those successes that lie at the intersection of technologies and trends in the marketplace." What makes growth even harder is when "seasons of change" hit businesses and founders alike, he adds, offering some insights into how he and Parkhub have dealt with them.
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Tech Titans Announces 22 Fastest-Growing North Texas Tech Companies
by | Oct 6, 2022
The companies will be honored October 27 at the Tech Titans Awards Gala. The list honors the fastest-growing tech companies in North Texas based on three-year revenue growth from 2020 to 2022.

DI People: American Airlines, StackPath, Infolob, and More Make Leadership Moves

by | Aug 26, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from the cities of Dallas and Plano, the North Texas Commission, TPG, ParkHub, Vistra, CyrusOne, Van’s Kitchen, ROBOAMP, and more.
In All-Dallas Deal, Parking Tech Platform ParkHub Bolsters Its Payments Solutions
by | Aug 22, 2022
Dallas-based ParkHub—which manages parking operations and payments for businesses, municipalities, and venues like AT&T Stadium and American Airlines Center, while delivering analytics and insights—has acquired Dallas payment processing integrator Fuzse for an undisclosed amount. It's the latest in a string of deals struck by ParkHub. The move comes after ParkHub raised around $100 million in January in a growth investment round aimed at driving "complementary acquisition opportunities."
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.
Dallas’ ParkHub Sets its Stakes in Campground Management Software
by | Mar 9, 2021
The local parking technology company has acquired Dallas-based Bonfire, which specializes in campground management software, to expand its portfolio of enterprise solutions to support campground and RV park operations.

Follow the Money: Bass Family Office Backs FoodMaven’s $15.3M Series B for DFW Expansion, Theatro Nets $20M in Series C Funds

by | Dec 12, 2019
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity involving companies and investors in North Texas, you’ll also find news from InspectIR, OneDay, ParkHub, SchoolSpire, MODE Transportation, Texas Capital Bancshares, and Independent Bank Group.
ParkHub Acquires Connecticut-based Competitor and Plans to Open New Markets
by | Dec 10, 2019
ParkHub also expects to consolidate its parking tech with Wireless Carpark and expand its client set.
ParkHub Founder and CEO Wins National Parking Association Innovator of the Year
by | Oct 23, 2019
George Baker won the top honor at the NPA's 2019 Innovation Awards this year. From here, Baker plans to continue innovating alongside his team with the motto, 'never in park, always in drive.'
DI People: ParkHub, OrderMyGear, and Naturally Slim Make Leadership Moves
by | Oct 22, 2019
In this weekly roundup of leadership and executive announcements by companies and organizations in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Freeman, Plano Chamber of Commerce, HealthMine, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, Repairify, Caregiver Inc., and the National Math and Science Initiative.