McKinney-based digital strategy firm Lifeblue recently announced that it has become a Certified B Corporation, joining a movement that identifies and celebrates companies with positive social and environmental impact. The company shares this distinction with more than 2,500 companies in more than 50 nations worldwide;...

Starting a business is exciting, but it often comes with many risks and uncertainties. For most entrepreneurs, having a trusted resource when problems arise can often be the very element needed to achieve game-changing success. “Ask the Expert”, our bi-weekly feature designed especially for startups, invites...

Starting a business is exciting, but it often comes with many risks and uncertainties. For most entrepreneurs, having a trusted resource when problems arise can often be the very element needed to achieve game-changing success. “Ask the Expert”, our bi-weekly feature designed especially for startups, invites...

Brazen, a membership organization for female CEOs and women entrepreneurs, recently partnered with Golden Seeds and law firm Polsinelli, to host cocktails and a thought-provoking conversation on the state of capital and current resources available for female entrepreneurs in Texas, specifically DFW. [caption id="attachment_1350645" align="aligncenter" width="1100"]...

BenefitMall, the leading provider of employee benefits and payroll services, announced its acquisition of Planet Payroll, a payroll service bureau located in Phoenix with a client base in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. Headquartered in Dallas, BenefitMall partners with a network of 20,000 Brokers and CPAs to deliver employee benefits and...

Women are chipping away at securing more funding and penetrating the ranks of leadership, but we still face numerous challenges getting ahead.  While men and women enter the workforce at pretty equal rates, women hold only 21% of C-level positions and only 4% of Fortune...

As eSports races towards becoming a billion-dollar annual industry, celebrities, and business titans race to stake their claim in the market, and corporate partners pour budgets into the gaming industry. This begs the question, should eSports become an Olympic sport? The Olympics date back to 800BC as...

Bestow Inc., the company expanding insurability and democratizing access to consumer life insurance, today announced its expansion to 32 states bringing its modern life insurance products to families across the country, including Massachusetts, Colorado, Washington, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Arizona, Utah, and Texas. The expansion news comes...

Dallas-based MoneyGram is extending its global digital footprint with the launch of its award-winning online platform in five new countries. Customers in Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal and Austria can now send money 24/7 directly to more than two billion bank accounts and mobile wallets or to...

Launch DFW team is excited to introduce you to some of the innovative entrepreneurs that share our space at Industrious. Each month, we will be featuring some of our neighbors, and this month, we are thrilled to introduce you to Sicily Hill. Meet Sicily Hill Founding...

Brazen, a membership organization for women entrepreneurs, has officially launched today in six cities nationwide and is on a mission to unlock the tremendous potential in “growth-seeking” women business owners; a powerful segment underserved by an existing entrepreneurship support and venture capital industry limited by...

Sustainable, beautiful and healthy describe a dream home in the eyes of the innovative TreeHouse team. TreeHouse opened its newest location in Plano last week. TreeHouse provides customers with cutting-edge technology and custom services all using eco-friendly materials. They offer home solar, kitchen and bath remodeling, flooring,...

Mindfulness in the workplace dominated in 2017, and the topic continues to rule as professionals manage stressful environments and take control of mental and physical health. From corporate retreats to midday meditation, organizations have found innovative ways to provide solutions to workers. With the $8 billion...

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...

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....

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...

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,...