Follow the Money: OxeFit Lands New Celebrity Backers, Dallas Biotech Raises $10M to Fight Cancer, Blockchain Investor Raises New Fund-of-Funds, and More

by | May 17, 2022
What companies are finding funding or having a big exit? From startup investments to grants and acquisitions, Dallas Innovates tracks what’s happening in North Texas money.
Dallas-Based Botisimo Raises $700K in Seed Funding for Cross Platform Tools for Streamers
by | Oct 5, 2020
Botisimo's tech has been used by more than 100,000 live streamers. That includes some notable names: Monstercat, Snoop Dogg, and Dude Perfect.
Dallas is One of 40 Cities Chosen For Twitter’s First-Ever Global Experiential Activation
by | Jul 25, 2019
In partnership with Shared_Studios, Twitter is fostering meaningful conversations with people around the world through its #Tweetups. Enter the gold shipping container in NorthPark Center to experience the live, immersive video interaction.
Emily Vacher, director of trust and safety at Facebook, was the keynote speaker at the Crimes Against Children Conference Monday morning at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Dallas. [Photo: Chase Mardis]
Using Tech for Good: Facebook Director Outlines Tools to Help Find Missing, Exploited Children
by | Aug 8, 2017
New artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other technology being developed at Facebook could turn the tides for law enforcement, as they sift through the millions of reported cases, suspects, leads, and false alarms.
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How Southwest’s Social Media Team Tackled a Crisis

by | Dec 8, 2016
Digital Summit Dallas attendees heard about how the airline used social media to keep fliers informed during the July 20 network outage.
Disney Buying Twitter? It’s Not Snapchat Anymore
by | Sep 26, 2016

There’s a lot of news on the social media front about Twitter and Snapchat.

Disney already owns the ESPN and ABC television networks, and now, it reportedly is considering buying the social media company Twitter.

We’re going to need more than 140 characters to explain this one, but TechCrunch said that Disney has contacted banks about how to finance the acquisition. ...

3 Things: It’s Not Too Late to Celebrate ‘National Week of Making’
by | Jun 23, 2016
Today's stories include National Week of Making, a company geared toward keeping police safe, and Instagram and Twitter are introducing new features.
Ben Lamm and Andrew Busey founded Conversable in 2016. [Photo: Conversable]
Conversable’s Bots Put Wingstop’s Wings One Message Away
by | Jun 7, 2016
The company's software can detect specific phrases through Facebook Messenger or Twitter.