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Island Co-founder & CEO Mike Fey

Dallas-Based Island Extends Series B Funding With $60M Investment for Its Desktop Disruptor—a Browser Built for Enterprise

by | Nov 14, 2022
Island, a Dallas-based unicorn that emerged from stealth last February, was valued at $1.3 billion in March. It continues to attract big investments for its Enterprise Browser, which protects companies' SaaS tools and internal web apps from data leaks with a long list of security features. "Being able to further validate our valuation, even with the headwinds facing the broader market, is an honor,” Island CEO and co-founder Mike Fey said.
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Dallas Finance Exec Named President of Swiss-Based ORCA AG
by | Oct 26, 2022
Charmaine Tang, who most recently was a senior client strategist at BNY Mellon, is the first "boots on the ground" in the U.S. for Zurich-based ORCA AG. Founded in 2017, the Swiss software and services firm offers an SaaS platform with solutions from wealth structuring to tax, compliance, succession planning, and more. "My #1 focus is on growing the U.S. market," Tang told Dallas Innovates, noting that ORCA views North Texas "as a super high-growth metro market" for her company's software and services.
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From SaaS to Coding to Social Impact, See What Awaits You at Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 2, 2022
Dallas Startup Week is only days away. In addition to three big summits, the DEC Network's flagship week-long event will offer sessions on 21 different "tracks." From social impact to startup funding to esports and emerging tech, here's a look at what the week holds in store.
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Dallas Proptech Pioneer Kyle Waldrep on the ‘Massive Opportunity’ to Drive Tech Adoption for CRE Owners
by | Mar 10, 2022
Kyle Waldrep's SaaS proptech platform Dottid sits in one of the most critical functions for a commercial real estate owner: leasing and asset management.

The future of CRE will be powered by simple tech that helps people and organizations be more efficient and quicker to action, he says. But collaboration is the key to the future in proptech.
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Frisco-Based Apty Raises $7.5M in Series A Funding to Grow Its Digital Adoption Platform Software

by | Jul 13, 2021
The latest investment follows $5.4 million in post-seed funding Apty raised in December. Since then the team says it's seen fast momentum for its Digital Adoption Platform software for enterprises—so much so that they decided to accelerate the round.
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Landing Talent Amid COVID-19 and Beyond: HR Tech Startup in ‘Great Position’ to Make Hiring Easier on Everyone
by | Mar 18, 2021
From improving software tools and opening global data centers to acquiring three companies, OutMatch had a busy 2020 and is poised for more growth in 2021.
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AI Startup for the Land and Title Industry Expands Its Headquarters in McKinney
by | Oct 26, 2020
SaaS startup Alanna.ai, which uses artificial intelligence software to simplify land and title transactions, will use a grant from the McKinney Economic Development Corporation to add 3,000 square feet and 20 high-tech jobs at its headquarters.
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#SaaSTalentNow: Gregslist Launches List to Highlight Local Tech Talent Seeking Jobs
by | Mar 27, 2020
Greg Head, a DFW-based software industry veteran with 30 years of experience, is working to help others during the COVID-19 crisis by curating a list of people looking for employment in the software industry.
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Q+A: ThinkWhy’s Co-Founder, President, and COO on Labor Market Economics and Talent Strategy

by | Feb 6, 2020
ThinkWhy's newly launched product, LaborIQ, is built to make labor market data accessible and affordable for businesses. It's a mission for ThinkWhy's Claudine Zachara: "It’s more critical than ever for companies to consider a variety of economic variables to stay competitive."
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Dallas PropTech Dottid Raises $3.85M in Seed Funding Round
by | Jan 13, 2020
The startup also recently hired a former Toyota Connected engineer as its new CTO and completed a pilot program with a major Texas developer.
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Walgreens Adopts Dallas-Based Theatro’s SaaS Solutions for Nearly 10,000 Stores
by | Jul 26, 2019
Founded in 2012, Theatro is making strides in the world of retail communication wearables. And some of the country's biggest retailers are taking notice.
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Tyler Technologies Signs $85M 10-Year Deal With North Carolina Judicial System
by | Jul 25, 2019
The deal is Tyler's largest-ever software-as-a-service agreement and it will give North Carolinians online access to the state's judicial system and e-filing capability.
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Follow the Money: CareView Gets $1M, TheCapitalNet Raises $500K, Milkshake Nets $400K

by | Jul 26, 2018
From Mark Cuban and football star Von Miller to the tech company M-Files, here's a look at recent funding and acquisitions involving companies and investors with North Texas ties.
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Alkami More Than Doubles Plano Footprint After $70M Raise
by | Jun 11, 2018
The Series D funding supports team expansion across the financial tech firm, as well as R&D and the company’s independency.
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Follow the Money: MediBookr Seed Round Nets $675K, defi Solutions Has $55M Series C Raise
by | Jan 25, 2018
From health care and esports startups to a provider of lending industry software, see some of the latest capital garnered with North Texas ties.
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Southlake-based Sabre Names Vish Saoji Chief Technology Officer
by | Aug 14, 2017
Saoji will execute Sabre’s technology strategy that centers on scaling the company’s platform capabilities and migrating to an open system environment.
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