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Opportunity 2040 Plan Has Raised $120M To Help Lift Dallas County Children Out of Poverty, and More

by | Nov 30, 2023
The Opportunity 2040 Plan from from Dallas-based nonprofits Commit Partnership and Child Poverty Action Lab has a goal of cutting cut by half the number of children living in poverty in Dallas County while doubling the number of young adults attaining a living wage by 2040. The Dallas effort is one of three fundraising partnerships with New York-based Blue Meridian Partners and local and regional funders that have raised a total of $335 million.
Aquaculture: NaturalShrimp Terminates Merger Agreement; Announces Re-IPO Opportunity for Uplist
by | Aug 3, 2023
Dallas-based NaturalShrimp recently signed an agreement with Japan's Niterra to trial its patented technology in Japanese aquaculture farms for shrimp production.
Dallas, Fort Worth Ranked Top 2 Among Largest U.S. Cities for Vacant Land
With 90,739 acres of vacant land, Dallas led all 20 of the most populous urban centers in the U.S. for having the most vacant land available. That's according to a report from CommercialCafe, a commercial real estate internet listing service. Fort Worth came in No. 2 with 90,739 acres of vacant land. Four of the top 5 cities on the list are in the Texas Triangle, with San Antonio at No. 4 and Houston at No. 5.
Capital Factory’s Texas Startups Roadshow Goes Virtual for Global Entrepreneurship Week
by | Nov 4, 2020
The Texas Startups Roadshow will take local entrepreneurs and out-of-state investors on a virtual ride that spotlights the startup community in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Anchoring the Dallas leg of the trip on Nov. 19 is UT Dallas’ Big Idea Competition and a keynote from Mark Cuban.
A rendering of the Hyperloop One station shown in a slide presentation by Steven Duong earlier this month.

Transit in a Tube: Feds Back Hyperloop One at SXSW

by | Mar 21, 2019
A federal council from the U.S. Department of Transportation aims to eliminate roadblocks to innovative transit like the Virgin Hyperloop One, self-driving vehicles, and high-speed railways.
Follow the Money: Aviation Software Maker EmpowerMX Raises $5M, Sun Holdings Acquires Taco Bueno
by | Nov 8, 2018
You’ll also find Fit Factory, The DEC @ Redbird, BayMark Health, and Blue Racer Midstream in this roundup of investment, merger, and acquisition activity by investors and companies with ties to North Texas.
PDA will offer same-day damage appraisal services in Dallas. [Illustration: chanut iamnoy/istockphoto]
InsureTech: Fort Worth Firm Bringing Same-Day Damage Appraisals to Dallas
by | Oct 1, 2018
New technologies will allow Property Damage Appraisers to offer same-day services in Dallas for auto claims.
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Silicon Valley Idea-stage Accelerator Founder Institute Planning Dallas Chapter
by | Jul 19, 2018
After a successful move into Texas last year with its Austin chapter, Founder Institute plans to expand its presence in the state with chapters in Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston.

Dallas Hits No. 1 on Forbes List of ‘Best Buy Cities’

by | Jan 18, 2017
Data shows strong home prices, as well as solid job and population growth.
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New Western Expands Comps System to South Texas
by | Nov 14, 2016
Comps lets customers pull and customize live CMA data on recently sold and leased properties in their areas.