Posts Tagged ‘3 things’

Kimberly-Clark, WWF Working to Raise Awareness About Sustainable Forestry

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

There is a good reason why you might soon be seeing the World Wildlife Fund panda logo on your Viva paper towels package, your Cottonelle toilet paper wrap, or your Kleenex tissue box.

That logo is the result of a …

Fort Worth Researchers Using Motion Capture Tech to Aid People With Mobility Problems

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Researchers from the UNT Health Science Center are asking patients with mobility diseases to show up and fall down — all while strapped into a harness and ropes, of course.

The Human Movement Performance Laboratory at the Fort Worth school …

Women Entrepreneurs Vie for a 7-Eleven Franchise

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Seven women entrepreneurs — two from the Dallas area — have been selected as semifinalists in 7-Eleven’s “Women’s Franchise Initiative” competition.

The reward for the winner will be a franchise-fee free 7-Eleven store, a prize valued at approximately $190,000.

The …

Dallas’ Modern Message App Receives $2M in Series A Funding

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Dallas-based Modern Message has raised $2 million in Series A funding.

The apartment rewards startup announced the results of the investment round this week, which was led by San Francisco’s AXA Strategic Ventures and included Dallas-area investors.

Through its Community …

Dallas Startup Pitch Event to Focus On Fitness

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Entrepreneurs and self-starters are being called to the third annual North Dallas Startup Weekend to pitch and form ideas while immersing themselves in the world of fitness.

The three-day program at NoD Coworking in Dallas will intertwine fitness, technology, and …

ExxonMobil’s Algae Breakthrough Boosts Biofuel Future

Posted by Lance Murray

The beauty of algae is truly in the eye of the beholder.

Take a boat ride at sea and you might come across seaweed or kelp. In a lake or pond, you might see it as pond scum or an …

Which Wich, VBikes to Bring Food to Dallas Homeless Shelter

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

A fleet of app-controlled bicycles will help the Which Wich corporate team deliver 1,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to The Bridge Homeless Recovery Center on Friday.

The Dallas-based fast casual chain is teaming with Garland-based VBikes to donate the …

Cosmunity Adds Orlando Jones to Leadership Team

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Hollywood’s “King of Fandom” will be joining former University of Texas at Dallas students’ startup to spread awareness of its ultimate geek-out platform.

[Image: Cosmunity]

Cosmunity announced recently that Orlando Jones, a respected figure in the fandom world, will help …

Historic Building in Heart of Innovation District Hits Market

Posted by Lance Murray

A West End landmark building that was built in the 1920s and that has housed 21st-century tech and creative firms is back on the market.

Sitting in the heart of the West End — home to Dallas’ Smart Cities initiative …

Time Warner’s $100M Deal Could ‘Snap’ Up Young Viewers

Posted by Lance Murray

Time Warner Inc. is going to invest $100 million to produce TV-like programs and advertising on Snap Inc. with the aim of have the media giant’s content reach young audiences via the social network.

It’s a deal that could impact …