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Opportunities for North Texas Innovators

Check out this curated selection of contests, nominations, pitches, and grants. Our roundup of programs is for entrepreneurs, corporates, creatives, inventors, educators, and impact innovators in North Texas.

You'll find deadlines coming up for SMU's Dallas 100 Awards, as well as national programs such as Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 Awards and Inc. Power Partners.
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ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation Today
DFW added nearly 295,000 jobs in the last 12 months; Atlanta-based CargoBarn is growing its Dallas team; locals nominated for Texas Restaurant Association awards; Spectral MD wins Best Tech award in Europe; and more news from North Texas.
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THE LAST WORD on Dallas Innovates. Find "who said what" in our collection of quotes on Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation.
Every Last Word: Quotes About All Things North Texas
Read “who said what” in our roundup of quotes about all things North Texas, including the Sherman EDC's Kent Sharp; Bishop T.D. Jakes; InspireMore's Robert Neely; UTD's Dr. Kangkook Jee; Sherman Mayor David Plyler; ThinkWhy's Jay Denton; "Cha Cha Real Smooth" filmmaker Cooper Raiff; Zalat Pizza founder Khanh Nguyen; and more.
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Watch: How to Align Your Company with ESG Ratings
by | Jun 29, 2022
Danielle Barrs, Director of ESG and Sustainability Solutions at EisnerAmper, shares insights into the process of applying ESG frameworks and creating a company aligned with ESG ratings.
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Texas small business owners say inflation is hurting their ability to hire and retain workers, forcing them to raise prices on consumers
New Survey: Increasing Inflationary Pressures, Higher Energy Costs Squeezing Texas Small Businesses
by | Jun 13, 2022
Texas small business owners say inflation is hurting their ability to hire and retain workers, forcing them to raise prices on consumers; 90% of respondents say inflationary pressures have worsened since January.

74% of respondents across all sectors say rising energy prices are impacting their business, according to a survey from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Voices.
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The Last Word: UTD’s Dr. Ignacio Rios on a New Algorithm for Dating Apps
by | Jun 30, 2022
Online dating is a $12 billion industry, with hundreds of platforms helping people find romance. But as Dr. Rios says, many still have trouble finding Mr. or Ms. Right. In a study published April 7 in the INFORMS journal Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Rios and his co-authors propose a new algorithm that could make true love bloom after all.
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At BIO International Convention, Companies Eye Relocation to DFW
by | Jun 30, 2022
At the 2022 BIO International Conference in San Diego, representatives from North Texas met "the greatest minds in biotechnology"—and discovered some of them are interested in relocating their companies to DFW.

"We connected with them to explore opportunities and increase investments in the Dallas region,” said a VP with the Dallas Regional Chamber.
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Redfords, EarthX, and the DSO to Present U.S. Premiere of Multi-Arts Environmental Performance

by | Jun 29, 2022
"The Way of the Rain—Hope for Earth" blends orchestra, chorus, film, art, dance, and spoken word narration by Robert Redford to highlight both the earth's beauty and vulnerability. Created and directed by Sibylle Szaggars Redford, the one-night-only performance will be at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas on October 22. "The marrying of all these disciplines to tell the story of our Earth resonated with me, and I know it will resonate with audiences," says the DSO's CEO.
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Dallas Invents: 133 Patents Granted for Week of May 31
by | Jun 29, 2022
Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 11 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Amazon's automated sweepers for item sortation systems, Apple's presence discovery techniques, AT&T's consolidating content streams to conserve bandwidth, Cisco's dynamic policy-based on-boarding of devices in enterprise environments, and more.
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