Ready to take your bold ideas to new heights? Run, don't walk, to the World In Flight Hackathon this weekend at The Study in Irving, Texas.The event is FREE; food, swag, and accommodations all be provided at no charge. WHAT: A hackathon dedicated to discovering innovation in aviation....

Google is the de facto starting point for vetting and exploring products and services. Content quality, visual presentation and consistency are the cornerstones for informing potential clients, building reputation and closing the sale...

When it comes to running a successful business these days, entrepreneurs need a formidable mix of grit, ambition, faith, a strong network and technology too. [caption id="attachment_1347690" align="alignright" width="470"] Scottie Smith II[/caption] You don't have to be a tech whiz to take your company to the next...

Clavis Capital Partners, a Dallas-based private equity firm, has invested growth capital in Azimuth Technology, a leading manufacturer of precision components for OEM’s and aftermarket distributors in the firearm and defense industries. Financial terms weren’t announced. Headquartered in Naples, FL, Azimuth has grown rapidly since its...

Reddy Ice Holdings Inc. and Reddy Ice Corporation have announced the appointment of Deborah Conklin as their new Chief Executive Officer. Conklin was also elected to the Board of Directors of Reddy Ice. Bill Corbin will continue in the role of Executive Chairman and serving...

Up close and personal with the startups that call North Texas home. Featured Startup: ROBOAMP Founder: Roberto Inetti Neighborhood: Rockwall, TX What was the inspiration to start ROBOAMP?  I'm a software engineer. I love to solve problems, design systems, etc. So for me, every time I'm developing tools or websites,...

The DFW technology scene is growing by leaps and bounds; much of this growth can be directly attributed to the kicka$s people that live, work and play here. And I may be a little biased, but this region's women in tech are not only playing an important...

Up close and personal with the startups that call North Texas home. [caption id="attachment_1347186" align="alignright" width="418"] BLVCK Founder Eric Townsend[/caption] Featured Startup: BLVCK Founder: Eric Townsend Neighborhood: Oak Lawn/ Uptown area What was the inspiration to start BLVCK?  BLVCK started out as a "see a need, fill a need" project. I was talking with...

ABCOMRENTS has acquired SMART Technology Rentals in a strategic move that is expected to support the company's national growth initiatives into the Texas market. As a leading provider of event technology solutions since 1989, ABCOMRENTS strategizes, designs, and implements full-service solutions, with innovative technology solutions, state-of-the-art tech...

VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories has acquired Texas-based Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. The transaction is expected to be completed early in the fourth quarter of this year and VF will pay Williamson-Dickie shareholders approximately $820 million in cash. Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co....

We all have biases.  Mostly unconscious, without a doubt, but we all have them. But what about those conscious often incorrect thoughts & perceptions about people that are different from us? The Office of Diversity and Outreach at the University of California, San Francisco, defines conscious bias...

Digility Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mastek UK Limited, announces plans to move its corporate office to  new headquarters at 15601 Dallas Parkway, Suite 250 in Addison, Texas. This move is a significant milestone in the history of the company and demonstrates Digility's commitment...

Today Match Group, Inc. announced the appointment of Mandy Ginsberg, CEO of Match Group Americas, to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Match Group, effective January 1, 2018. Ms. Ginsberg will succeed Greg Blatt, who will remain in his role as Chairman and Chief...

Building upon its commitment to the digital community, Texas-based HostGator, an Endurance International Group company, has announced the launch of its latest line of dedicated servers, which are more than four times faster than before, giving customers the ability to handle significantly more traffic to...

photo credit: Free Press Today marks the Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality, an event dedicated to supporting net neutrality in the United States. Advocates of net neutrality believe that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and...

photo credit:  Siblings Kathy Purser ('81) and Joe Guerra ('96) help run third-generation family tortilla company in Carrollton. The North Texan, UNT Teasdale Latin Foods ("Teasdale"), a leading national provider of private label and branded Hispanic foods to the retail, food service and wholesale channels and...

Equinox, the high performance lifestyle leader, today announced a significant minority investment from L Catterton, the largest and most global consumer-focused private equity firm in the world. Equinox is a pioneer in the luxury fitness industry and has grown into an unrivaled lifestyle brand, operating upscale,...

You may be thinking that independent contractors have been around forever so what’s the big deal? One word: Technology. The “Uberization” of Everything Grab your smart phone and get access to billions of people. Download an app and a marketplace of people are instantly at your fingertips, willing...

Amazon and Whole Foods Market, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7 billion, including Whole Foods Market’s net debt. “Millions of...

The opening video at Apple’s WWDC2017 Developer Conference last week introduced a chaotic, apocalyptic world where apps no longer existed. In the Apple Apocalypse, access to our beloved apps suddenly vanishes, we revert back to using physical maps for navigation, video chatting apps are obsolete and...

Recently there was a Blockchain Forum which offered a unique opportunity for an investor panel to offer their thoughts and insights on the topic of Beyond Bitcoin. The panel included Meltem Demirors, from Digital Currency Group, Lowell Ness, managing partner of the Palo Alto office of...