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Friday, July 23 “If you have other people around you co-creating, you’ll want to co-create too.”...
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ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation Today
Our Top 10 stories for the week; rental home building boom; best workplaces for millennials in the Dallas area; AlgoPear releases beta fintech app; Integrity Marketing acquires Senior Security Benefits; National Tequila Day hotspots in Dallas; and more news from North Texas.

Plus, you’ll find our top 10 most popular stories.
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Here Are 15-Plus Opportunities for Dallas Innovators
Browse our curated selection of contests, nominations, pitches, and grants. Our roundup of programs is for entrepreneurs, corporates, creatives, inventors, educators, and social innovators.

Don't miss this: Deloitte's 2021 Technology Fast 500 Awards has been extended through July 9.
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DI People: Exxon Mobil, Hyosung America, Medecision, Brinks Home, and More Make Moves
by | Jul 23, 2021
In this week's roundup of hires and promotions in North Texas, you'll also find news from Cyber Group, Signify Health, Insala, Jackson Spalding, Learfield IMG College, Ranger Investment Management, Avocados From Mexico, and KDC.
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Public/Private Collab Brings 5G Without a Tangle of Red Tape or Cell Towers

by | Jul 22, 2021
Ever noticed the utility poles lining Mockingbird Lane? Those are actually key elements to establishing 5G in Dallas, born from a collaboration between the city of Dallas, Crown Castle International Corp., and cellular providers. They're key to making new tech happen, from autonomous vehicles to drones to virtual reality gear and more. They may also soon be heading to Frisco.
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Frisco-Based Transplace Acquired by Uber Freight in $2.25B Deal
by | Jul 22, 2021
With the deal, San Francisco-based Uber Freight aims to create "one of the leading logistics technology platforms." The combined services—Uber Freight’s network of carriers and Transplace’s shipper technology and operational solutions—make for a fully scaled logistics platform.
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Amazon Goes Electric in Fort Worth, Delivering With Rivian EVs
by | Jul 22, 2021
Amazon's custom, electric-powered Rivian vans are rolling to homes and businesses in southwest metro Fort Worth. North Texas is one of 16 regions in the U.S. where Amazon is testing the service this year. One reason they chose our area: our summer heat.
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