Patented: Stratis IoT’s Smart Lock System and More North Texas Inventive Activity

Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 8 for patents out of 250 metros for the week of June 11, 2024. 156 patents granted include: Digital Seat Media's systems and methods for delivering augmented reality content, Electronic Caregiver's remote physical therapy and assessment of patients, HighLevel's systems and methods for building funnel websites using artificial intelligence in a tiered software framework, Linear Labs' multi-tunnel electric machine, SmartDrive Systems' systems and methods for comparing driving performance for simulated driving, and Toyota Motor North America's autonomous seat sanitizing system for a vehicle.
RealPage Partners with Rewards Platform To Offer ‘Bilt Points’ for Rent Payments
by | Jan 18, 2024
Richardson-based RealPage says the collaboration will help "drive resident loyalty and unlock new revenue streams" for its customers. Residents can convert their "Bilt points" into airline and hotel miles points, as well as toward "everyday expenses like rent, groceries, Amazon purchases, dining, and more."
Richardson-Based RealPage Partners with Habitat for Humanity International
by | Dec 14, 2023
The global provider of AI-enabled software platforms for the real estate industry said it's kicking off the partnership "with at least 14 build projects across the U.S." RealPage will also pursue other "engagement opportunities" in partnership with local Habitat affiliates in India and the Philippines.
Frisco’s Informativ Adds Veteran SaaS Exec as Chief Operating Officer
by | Sep 8, 2023

Kimberly Lang has joined Frisco-based Informativ as chief operating officer, bringing with her decades of experience promoting technology at SaaS companies.

Informativ is a provider of credit-focused lead generation, credit report, and compliance solutions to automotive dealers, lenders, and other end markets....


Tech Talk and ‘Meaningful Connections’: 10 Takeaways From Venture Dallas 2022

by | Nov 7, 2022
At last week's Venture Dallas conference, more than 400 VCs, angel investors, startups, and business leaders gathered for a showcase of North Texas' entrepreneurial and venture ecosystem. Here's a look at the highlights—from Troy Aikman saying "There are no shortcuts" to Alto Founder Will Coleman on the power of doing "the opposite" to Mark Cuban's "ready, fire, aim" approach. “Regions like Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth, we’re the model for the rest of the nation on how to get things done," Ross Perot Jr. said at the conference kickoff.
Follow the Money: Aims to Put E-Books on the Blockchain with New Funding, Tech Startup Kalpa Aims to Raise $1M, and More
by | Sep 30, 2022
In this week’s North Texas deal flow, you’ll also find news about crowdfunding platform Harvest Return landing $2.5M; Supply’s acquisition by Foundry Brands; Moss Adams acquiring local CPA firm Kurtz & Company P.C.; Tri Global Energy being acquired for $270M by Canada's Enbridge; and more.
DI People: UNT Health Science Center, McKesson, Cyrus One, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Sep 16, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Jacobs, HF Sinclair and Holly Energy Partners, Caris Life Sciences, Fossil Group, Deloitte, TRG, Invited, Instil Bio, RealPage, Critical Start, Genuine Article, and others.
Richardson’s RealPage Partners with Measurabl on Multifamily ESG
by | Feb 10, 2022
In a recent survey, 73% of multifamily residents said they are interested in—or won’t rent an apartment without—sustainability and green initiatives being implemented at the property. The two companies are joining forces to help "shift the aspirational to become truly day-to-day operational."

DI People: RealPage, Robin Autopilot, Fluor Corporation, and More Make Moves

by | Nov 6, 2020
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Sidley Austin, AZZ Inc, HALL Group, OmniScale Media, Rev19, and BBG.
Follow the Money: DoctorLogic Raises $7M; Geoforce, TPG Growth Make Acquisitions
by | Jan 23, 2020
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Match Group, On the Road Lending, Oakview Capital, Sales Benchmark Index, TPG Capital, Mark Cuban, P10 Holdings, Cloudvisory, Metro Energy Savers, and Trudela Partners.
Real Estate Tech: RealPage Acquires Engagement Platform Modern Message
by | Jan 23, 2020
The DFW-based businesses plan to offer property management companies a complete renter engagement solution through combined platforms.
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Follow the Money: Safe Harbor Marinas Gets $41M, Mooala Nets $8.3M; Improving Acquires Code Authority
by | Nov 7, 2019
In this weekly roundup of funding, merger, and acquisition activity involving North Texas businesses, you’ll also find news from Supply, Double Eagle Capital, RealPage, Madelinetosh, Bombardier, Vivify Health, Principal Solar, Zona Energy, ClubCorp, and Del Frisco’s.

DI People: RealPage, Istation, One Technologies Announce Leadership Additions

by | Jan 8, 2019
You’ll also find promotions and hires by Access Healthcare, Overhead Door Corp., Civitas Senior Living, Parkland Health & Hospital System, and Inspirus in this roundup of people news from companies in North Texas.
Follow the Money: Craftwork Coffee Raises $932.5K, Selery Fulfillment Pulls in $850K
by | Jul 19, 2018
From Trinity Hunt Partners and Appspace Holdings to KwikBoost and Ennis Inc., here's a look at recent funding and acquisitions involving companies and firms with North Texas ties.
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Tech in Real Estate: How 5G, Blockchain, AI Is Changing the Industry
by | Feb 26, 2018
In 2017, the real estate industry invested $8 billion in new technology. During a recent Urban Land Institute panel, experts discussed how tech such as smart contracts and blockchain will revolutionize real estate.
Case Study: RealPage
by | Jan 17, 2018
RealPage could have moved anywhere to continue its upward trajectory. It chose Dallas-Fort Worth.