City of Fort Worth Joins North Texas Innovation Alliance

by | Nov 6, 2023
The NTXIA said that Fort Worth's coming on board signifies "a major step" toward the city's continued commitment to enhancing quality of life, safety, public health, and welfare of residents in the region through "a data-driven approach." The Panther City joins more than 40 municipalities, agencies, corporations, and academic institutions already in the alliance.
Plano’s Tyler Technologies Acquires ARInspect and ResourceX
by | Nov 1, 2023
ARInspect is a Fairfax, Virginia-based provider of AI-powered machine learning solutions for public sector field operations. ResourceX is a leader in providing priority-based budgeting software to the public sector to address challenges faced in traditional budgeting processes.
$100K Google Grants Give High-Tech Boost to Two Ellis County Libraries
by | Oct 31, 2023
Libraries have always been engines of growth, enabling self-improvement through free access to information and resources. Now, thanks to Google, libraries in Midlothian and Red Oak are getting high-tech makeovers.
Recuro Health Appoints New CFO to Lead Financial Strategy and Drive Growth
by | Oct 27, 2023

Veteran healthcare financial executive Jason Casten has been appointed as the new chief financial officer at Coppell-based Recuro Health, a leading healthcare company revolutionizing patient experiences and redefining healthcare delivery....


Cytracom Adds MSP Expert as SVP of Sales, Revenue Operations

by | Oct 13, 2023
MSPs face a choice: adjust to channel changes or fail, according to new Cytracom SVP Nikhil Harsh. "It's of utmost importance for MSPs to move beyond legacy firewalls and offer a complete managed security practice to methodically grow and maintain their business," he says.
‘Innovation Meets Investment’: Venture Dallas Sets Sights on National Stage with New Branding, Expanded 2023 Summit
by | Sep 27, 2023
The rebrand "marks the start of our next chapter of growth," says Venture Dallas Chair Aaron Pierce. The nonprofit's 2023 summit, backed by JPMorgan Chase and Perot Jain, is set for October 25.
Edge of Extinction: Pioneering Texas Biotech Colossal and BioRescue Race to Save the Northern White Rhino Species
With only two known living female northern white rhinos left, Colossal Biosciences and BioRescue have joined forces to fend off a looming extinction of the species. At the cutting edge of science, they're harnessing genetic technologies to rewrite the rhino's fate.
Irving’s ShiftKey Expands Tech Solution to Acute Care Facilities
by | Sep 15, 2023
Betting on its tech to address a looming care crisis, ShiftKey is expanding its on-demand healthcare staffing platform into acute care facilities in six states. CEO Mike Vitek (above left with CFO Brian Scott and CRO Brandon Tappan) is hopeful the move "can help chip away at the strain these facilities and healthcare providers face each and every day."

‘TechFin’ Alkami Launches Engagement AI Predictive Model for Financial Services

by | Aug 28, 2023

Plano-based fintech Alkami Technology Inc. has launched a first-of-its kind Engagement AI Model via its AI Predictive Modeling solution that combines artificial intelligence, machine learning, and Alkami’s proprietary Key Lifestyle Indicators.

The model empowers financial institutions to identify account holders who demonstrate behaviors most likely to lead to retention and account growth, and increase their engagement with products, service offerings, and digital channels, said the cloud-based digital banking solutions provider for financial institutions in the U.S....

Lyda Hill Philanthropies Awards Texas Woman’s University Grant for New STEM Pathways
by | Aug 25, 2023
The project started with a successful pilot earlier this year. The new grant will fund one-day experiential STEM learning opportunities for 100 community college students from Dallas College, North Central Texas College, and Tarrant County College, and paid, two-week internships for 10 students.
Turvo, Optym Forge Strategic Partnership ‘To Revolutionize Collaborative Logistics’
by | Aug 15, 2023
Dallas-based Turvo and Dallas- and India-based Optym say their collaboration will help supply chain companies efficiently match available freight with their asset-based fleet's capacity. "Our goal is to unify and automate the global supply chain," says Turvo CEO Billy Sarracino.
Neiman Marcus Group Announces Executive Changes as It Pivots on Buying Approach and Details Layoffs at Dallas HQ
by | Aug 11, 2023
“In this new operating model we are going to pivot to buying for the right audience—the customers who are loyal to us or have potential to have a high customer lifetime value,” CEO Geoffroy van Raemdonck said in an interview with Women's Wear Daily.

List: Ranked No. 1 in the U.S., Dallas-Based Bestow is Reshaping Life Insurance

by | Jul 11, 2023
The fast-growing company took the U.S. lead on Forbes’ World's Best Life Insurance Companies list. We caught up with Melbourne O’Banion, Bestow's Co-Founder and CEO, (left) for insight into what has driven the startup's rise to the top.
RumbleOn Names Interim CEO, Resolves Proxy Matters Ahead of Annual Meeting
by | Jun 16, 2023
RumbleOn, the pioneering tech-powered powersports platform, has appointed Mark Tkach, co-founder of RideNow powersports group, as interim CEO as the company searches for a permanent CEO. The announcement comes in the wake of Marshall Chesrown's resignation.
Dallas College and Gainwell Technologies have been awarded grants totaling $1,045,269 from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor to provide advanced training through Dallas College for more than 500 employees at Irving-based Gainwell. Logos pictured.
Dallas College, Gainwell Technologies Receive More Than $1M in Grants for Specialized Training
by | Jun 8, 2023
Dallas College and Irving-based Gainwell Technologies have been awarded grants by the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor to provide specialized training in the healthcare industry. This training encompasses cutting-edge technologies such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and advanced data analytics.
FC Dallas Foundation – STEAM FC is one of the 2023 grant recipients. The FC Dallas Foundation, Frisco Independent School District, and the National Soccer Hall of Fame formally launched STEAM FC powered by NEC in 2019. [File photo: FC Dallas Foundation screenshot]
NEC Foundation of America Announces More Than $500K in 2023 Grants
Irving-based NEC Foundation of America, the charitable giving fund of the NEC Corporation of America, has announced its 2023 grant recipients. With the grants, the foundation is dedicating more than $500,000 to Dallas-area schools and non-profit programs. See who got the grants—and how they're making a difference in Dallas and beyond.