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Dallas’ Alto Hits 1 Million Mark in U.S. Rideshares

As the tech boom began declining earlier this year, Coleman says his startup took "adaptive and agile" steps, "making cutbacks early on." In a statement, he added that the costs to be headquartered in Dallas "allows his company to stay ambitious and aggressive, and acquire top-tier talent."
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Tech Talk and ‘Meaningful Connections’: 10 Takeaways From Venture Dallas 2022
by | Nov 7, 2022
At last week's Venture Dallas conference, more than 300 VCs, angel investors, startups, and business leaders gathered for a showcase of North Texas' entrepreneurial and venture ecosystem. Here's a look at the highlights—from Troy Aikman saying "There are no shortcuts" to Alto Founder Will Coleman on the power of doing "the opposite" to Mark Cuban's "ready, fire, aim" approach. “Regions like Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth, we’re the model for the rest of the nation on how to get things done," Ross Perot Jr. said at the conference kickoff.
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Venture Dallas Brings ‘the Premier Venture Capital Conference in North Texas’ to George W. Bush Presidential Center this November
by | Oct 4, 2022
Venture Dallas 2022—a full-day conference to be held Nov. 3 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center—will connect investors from all over the U.S with the “best founders in our region” with the goal of sparking “collisions” and “meaningful connections," co-founder Aaron Pierce says. He adds that those could potentially lead to fundings—and successful exits. Here's a look at why the North Texas startup and VC scene is hopping, and what Venture Dallas 2022 could mean for you.
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Rideshare Startup Alto To Open New ‘Community-Centric’ HQ in Dallas Design District
by | Jun 27, 2022
The ridesharing startup is moving into bigger digs in Quadrant Investment Properties' Manufacturing District development in the Dallas Design District.

The relocation follows Alto's $45M Series B round last June and a recent expansion to Silicon Valley. Alto's new 16,000-square-foot HQ offers "community-centric" amenities like Lounge 141, a shared rooftop lounge with panoramic views of downtown Dallas. 
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Dallas-Based Alto is Going 100% Electric as It Expands to Washington D.C. and Silicon Valley

by | Jan 4, 2022
Six months after a $45 million Series B raise, Alto will be a coast-to-coast company by end of this month. It now aims to transform its fleet of owned rideshare vehicles to 100% electric by the end of 2023, with a network of EV Ops Centers keeping them charged, maintained, and ready. The first center is being built now near its Dallas HQ.
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Dallas Rideshare Alto Closes $45M Series B, Bringing Total Funding to $60M
by | Jun 28, 2021
When Alto initially joined the ride-hailing industry in 2018, it wanted to take a different approach by hiring its drivers as W-2 employees and operating its own branded, luxury vehicles. With the new capital, the local startup plans to continue innovating by transitioning to a 100 percent electric fleet by the end of 2023.
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Dallas Rideshare Company Alto Aims To Get People to the Polls on Election Day
by | Oct 29, 2020
Alto is offering free rides to and from polling places on Nov. 3 and looks to expand beyond DFW and Houston.
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Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2021, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO
by | Oct 13, 2020
Now in its second year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for North Texas.
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Dallas-based Ridesharing Startup Alto Raises $13M, Plans to Launch Next Month

by | Oct 16, 2018
A hybrid of other rideshare apps and traditional black car services, Alto is based on a monthly membership fee with individual booking fees per ride.
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