Double Unicorn Healthcare Staffing Firm ShiftKey Adds Four New C-Suite Executives

by | Jan 24, 2023
The Irving-based company—whose platform enables healthcare workers to browse, bid on, and work nearby shifts—added Jeffrey Lawrence as CFO, Ryan Bonifacino as CMO, Thomas Fredell as chief product officer, and Brian Scott as chief strategy officer. Earlier this month, ShiftKey became North Texas’ newest double unicorn, after closing a $300 million funding round that valued it in excess of $2 billion.
Plano Startup Nears Unicorn Status as It Helps Others Build on Blockchains
by | Jun 2, 2022
Launched in Palo Alto in 2018, InfStones relocated its HQ to Plano last year. With a goal of bringing the “AWS experience to Web3,” it's landed a new $66 million funding round and says it's nearing unicorn status—a designation for startups valued at $1 billion. “Our vision is to provide a rugged, easy-to-use Web3 environment to build a more transparent, intelligent world,” CEO Zhenwu Shi says.
Latvian Unicorn Expands On‑Demand Printing and Warehousing With New Dallas-Area Facility
by | Dec 1, 2021
The new fulfillment center in Coppell, the company's third in the U.S., is expected to bridge the gap between the company's coastal facilities—significantly reducing shipping times for Texas and the rest of the country. Printful is the first privately owned company with Latvian roots to achieve unicorn status.
Feast Your Eyes on This: Dallas’ Unicorn-Themed Dessert Bar
by | Jan 28, 2019
The Magical Dessert Bar, located in Deep Ellum, is being called the first-of-its-kind in the U.S by its entrepreneurial founders. The first month has seen so much success, the shop already has a Houston branch in the works.