Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Ex-NFL Receiver Mark Clayton Catches Entrepreneurial Spirit With Headphones Company

Posted by Lance Murray

Former NFL player and current Dallas resident Mark Clayton no longer runs routes as a wide receiver. Now he runs his own business as a technology entrepreneur.

Clayton has designed what he said is the first wireless over-the-ear headphones for …

Dallas Insurance Startup Launches Platform in Texas

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based insurance startup Bestow Inc. announced Wednesday that it has launched its comprehensive full-stack platform in Texas, giving residents the ability to quickly learn about their insurance options, apply for, and buy coverage without a medical exam.

The Texas launch …

Dallas Business Leaders Run VC Firm Backing Israeli Startups

Posted by Lance Murray

Startups in Israel are looking to an investment firm with a Dallas connection to back their companies.


Sheldon Stein

Gefen Capital Investments LLP is a unique U.S.-Israeli investment group led by general partner Sheldon Stein of Dallas, who is also …

North Texas Companies Land on Technology Fast 500 Rankings

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Dallas-Fort Worth and the state of Texas were well represent among Deloitte’s annual Technology Fast 500 winners, with 17 of the ranked companies in the Lone Star State and eight of those from North Texas.

The highest-ranked DFW companies are

New Tinder Gold Premium Plan Helps Match Group Grow

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based Match Group is crediting Tinder’s new premium membership plan, Tinder Gold, with boosting its bottom line.

Match Group, which owns Tinder, OKCupid, and, said the Tinder Gold subscriptions increased sales 19 percent from last year, CNN Money reported.…

Compass Raises $100M, Plans Dallas Expansion

Posted by Lance Murray

Real estate technology startup Compass announced it raised a $100 million Series E investment round that will increase its investment in technology and be used to accelerate expansion across the U.S., including in Dallas.

Fidelity Investments, IVP, Wellington Management, and …

Thriving as a Technology Innovator

Posted by Axxess

Axxess is a Dallas Innovates is Silver Founding SponsorAxxess’ rapid growth and meteoric rise in market share among home health software providers is due to a purposeful strategy that cultivates innovation every day. Managing our in-house engineers using an Agile-Scrum development process, the engineering team operates with shared …

Cypress Growth Closes $42M Fund Aimed at Software, Tech Companies

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based Cypress Growth Capital announced the first closing in its third royalty-based growth capital fund, CGC Royalty Investments III LP.

The $42 million fund is aimed at providing financing to emerging software and technology enabled service companies in the Southwest, …

9 North Texas Students Among Siemens Regional Finalists

Posted by Lance Murray

Nine North Texas high school students are among the 101 regional finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, one of the premier research competitions for high school students in the nation.

Regional finalists were chose from a

Plano Game Developer Calls Upon STEM ‘Superheroes’ in New Card Game

Posted by Heather Noel

A Plano game developer is hoping its new card game will offer a fun way for young learners to get engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and show that not all superheroes wear capes. 

From physicist and mathematician Isaac …