Silicon Valley

Alto Expands Service to Silicon Valley as It Builds a New Dallas HQ and Aims to Go All‑Electric

by | Mar 8, 2022
Dallas-based ridesharing company Alto is entering its sixth market, after launching in Dallas and expanding to Houston, L.A., Miami, and Washington, D.C. With $60 million in funding since its 2018 launch, CEO Will Coleman talks about building a new HQ in the Dallas Design District, aiming to be in 25 metros over the next few years, and planning to be 100% electric by end of 2023.
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‘Let’s Build the Future’: Silicon Valley’s Founder Institute Is Bringing Its Startup Accelerator to Dallas
by | Sep 29, 2020
The Founder Institute, which bills itself as the largest pre-seed startup accelerator in the world, is adding Dallas to its list of chapters in more than 225 cities. Applications for technology companies are now open, and a few notable local founders and CEOs have already signed on as mentors.
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Southlake BioTech Startup Gets $10M Grant from CPRIT for Technology That ‘Lights Up’ Cancer
by | Aug 20, 2020
OncoNano Medicine, a spinout of University of Texas Southwestern, uses pH as a biomarker to detect metastatic cancer. Its technology, which visualizes a tumor, could be a gamechanger.
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Clinical-Stage Biotech Expands From Silicon Valley to the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth
by | Jul 13, 2020
CAGE Bio—currently a resident at Johnson & Johnson Innovation—uses a proprietary platform to develop therapeutic products for dermatology, inflammation, and immunology.
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Meet Sally: A New Salad-Making Robot Has Landed in Dallas

by | Oct 31, 2018
Sally, the world's first fresh-food making robot, can create customized salads in under two minutes. She's now available in Dallas at cafeterias in Lockheed Martin and Alcon Labs.
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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.
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Former Dunbar HS Teacher Revamping Employee Training With Experiential Learning
by | Jun 15, 2018
The Y-Combinator-participating startup NewCraft will launch software simulations that stray away from typical tutorials used to learn on the job.
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Revolution Launches Jobs Board for its Portfolio Companies
by | Jun 13, 2018
Steve Case says that 80 percent of the more than 1,000 jobs are posted at companies outside of Silicon Valley, New York, and Boston.
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Dallas Is Never Going To Be Silicon Valley. And That’s Okay.

by | Dec 17, 2015
By acknowledging and building on our strengths, we can create an environment of innovation that not only rivals, but surpasses other cities.
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