Posts Tagged ‘Richardson’

Summit: Experts Talk Balancing Realities With ‘Gee-Whiz Tech’ for Smarter Cities

Posted by Dave Moore

Sensors that detect customers, buildings that self-regulate and cars that drive themselves are here.

Flying car-sharing, the common use of electric vehicles and nearly speed-of-sound travel aren’t far behind.

With any new gadgets come downsides.

Who’s to blame if an …

Lovejoy ISD First in Education Sector to Use Richardson Company’s Security Tech

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

As classes begin Monday, teachers in the Lovejoy school district will be wearing new technology around their necks that can immediately notify school resource officers of an emergency or threat on campus.

The MadeSafe devices were developed by Richardson-based Enseo …

Good Faith Energy Founder on GreenBiz’s List of Emerging Leaders in Sustainable Business

Posted by Lance Murray

Good Faith Energy founder and President Mohammed Abdalla has been named to GreenBiz Group’s 2018 list of “30 Under 30,” an international group of emerging leaders who are helping shape the next generation of sustainable business.

“Four years ago, Good …

As Coworking Market Grows, Local Operators Look to Stand Out With Unique Amenities

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Fort Worth-based coworking and coffee company Craftwork Coffee Co. announced its acquisition of Houston-based WorkFlourish last week along with an expansion strategy of placing coworking and coffee spaces in urban multifamily residential developments.

The deal was announced as the company …

Dollars for Good: JPMorgan Chase Investing $3M in Dallas-Area Students, BCBS Accepting Grant Proposals

Posted by Taylor Lowder

EDUCATION

JPMORGAN CHASE INVESTING $3M IN DALLAS STUDENTS

As a part of JPMorgan Chase’s New Skills for Youth investment, the company has partnered with Dallas County Promise and the Commit Partnership to help students receive the skills they need for

On Tap: US India Chamber Tech Conference, Array & NextUp Female Founders

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Emerging Technologies Summit: Harnessing AI, Blockchain & IoT for Future Disruption

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The collision of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and Internet of Things is coming fast, where machines will know more about humanity than we’ve ever known, a decentralized ledger will accurately and quickly handle contracts and currency, and wearable devices and sensors

Event to Spotlight Female Filmmaking & its History

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Female filmmakers will be the focus of an event this weekend at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Richardson. 

Women and the Movies They Make partners Dallas VideoFest along with Women in Film Dallas and WiFD’s Flicks by Chicks Film Festival. …

Next Frontier: 8 North Texas Companies on the Forefront of Blockchain

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

When most people hear the term blockchain, they immediately think bitcoin.

And, there’s a good reason why the two are used almost interchangeably by much of the public as well as the media. Blockchain technology was invented by the pseudonymous …

Tech in Real Estate: How 5G, Blockchain, AI Is Changing the Industry

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Major disruption is coming to the real estate industry with the advent of 5G networks, blockchain, smart contracts, and artificial intelligence.

A panel of experts discussed how these technologies will change the industry at the Urban Land Institute breakfast last …

Innovators Wanted: Tech Titans Seeks North Texas Tech Leaders to Honor

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

It’s time to nominate technology startups, STEM teachers, corporations, and other North Texas innovators for the 2018 Tech Titans Awards.

There are 14 categories available ranging from the Community Hero Award to Investment Catalyst Award. Click here for more information

The New Frontiers:
DFW Companies Leading the Charge

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Research and advisory firm Gartner announced its top tech trends for 2018. Here’s a quick glance at some of the Dallas-Fort Worth companies leading the charge in each arena.

AI Foundations

Flux Farms

The Dallas-based software startup has developed inexpensive …

Case Study: RealPage

Posted by Dave Moore

Presented by The Dallas Regional Chamber


The expansion of RealPage to Dallas-Fort Worth is a clear illustration of advantages that North Texas presents in keeping and attracting software and computer systems specialists, and the companies that employ them.

RealPage, which …

TI Foundation Funds $2.1 Million for Nonprofit Fellows Program

Posted by Lance Murray

Seeking to help mold the nonprofit leaders of the future, Texas Instruments Foundation has established a fellowship program that is funded by $2.1 million in foundation grants.

The grants, which the Dallas-based semiconductor maker said honors its founders’ legacy of …

Richardson To Host Another Smart Cities App Challenge

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

The Richardson Economic Development Partnership and University of Texas at Dallas are kicking off another Smart Gigabit Cities Application Challenge next week. 

Two app developers will have the chance to win up to $10,000 each for their solutions developed to …

Funding Roundup: Mark Cuban, Perot Jain Make Investments & Dallas’ BenefitMall to Be Acquired

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

The holidays came early for some companies around the country, as Dallas-area venture capitalists provided funding to everything from startups to expansions.

FinTech, health tech, and food all benefitted from the following rounds of financing.

MARK CUBAN JOINS ROUND TWO

RealPage Increases UK Presence With PEX Software Acquisition

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Richardson-based RealPage Inc. has increased its footprint in the United Kingdom and Australia, with a $6.2 million acquisition of London-based PEX Software Ltd.

PEX provides property management, online leasing, and resident software platforms to clients in the UK and Australia …

It’s a Big Weekend for Arts, Music in North Texas Cities

Posted by Jewels Clark

From Fort Worth to Richardson to downtown Dallas, North Texas has plenty of events featuring local arts and music to inspire art lovers, innovators and Dallas-area creatives.

ArtsGoggle 

Fort Worth

Fort Worth’s Near Southside will transform itself into a one-day

Richardson’s Prodea Acquires Silicon Valley Company

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Anousheh Ansari, who has frequented technology headlines in recent years, has announced her Richardson-based company’s latest purchase — a Silicon Valley Internet of Things platform.

Ansari’s company, Prodea Systems Inc., is acquiring Arrayent Inc. to combine technologies to deliver …

AmplifAI Focuses AI Tech on Improved Performance, Morale

Posted by Lance Murray

Richardson-based AmplifAI has introduced AI-based technology that allows companies to deliver smarter, more-personalized training and coaching to improve the performance and morale of employees who contact customers.

Founded by Sean Minter in 2014, the startup is developing the new artificial …