Texas Business News

Texas Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Texas, U.S.A. (TX), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH: Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG) Announces Artemetrx Extend – Revolutionary Drug Management Reporting Tool Offers Powerful User Insights

DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artemetrx®, the industry’s most preeminent platform for integrated drug cost management, is now even more robust with the launch of its new module, Artemetrx Extend™. With greater insights and analytics, Artemetrx Extend is a custom reporting tool that provides unparalleled data access through its user-friendly platform.

College Gymnastics Association Partners With CaptainU To Create A New Pathway For Athletes To Play In College

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — College Gymnastics Association (CGA) -the Gymnastics Organization that aims to grow the sport of Collegiate Men’s Gymnastics – announced today a new partner in CaptainU, powered by Stack Sports, to help raise the profile of NCAA Men’s Gymnastics and provide more opportunities at the Collegiate level.

Announcing Seedling’s Fab Five Winners: Seedling to Honor Winners at 11th Annual April Gala in support of Children who have an Incarcerated Parent

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling invites the Austin community to our 11th Annual Austin’s Fab Five – Light Up the Night! Gala on the evening of Friday, April 14, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Austin. Join us as we honor five true local heroes whose selfless devotion has left a profoundly positive impact in the lives of hundreds of Central Texas children.

Self-Love & Sisterhood Summit Inspires Women Worldwide to Take Their Power Back and Unleash Their Sexy Diva

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sexy Diva World, Inc. will host its inaugural Self-Love & Sisterhood Summit on February 3-5, 2023 at Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe. Award-winning fitness competitor and 2 time NPC bodybuilding champion Charlene Taylor, the founder, owner, and CEO of Sexy Diva World, is proven to empower and inspire women to embrace self-love and sisterhood, take their power back, and unleash their “Sexy Diva.”

‘My Father The Queen’ Wins Best LGBT Screenplay from Best Script Award – London

CYPRESS, Texas, Dec. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Best Script Award – London selected “My Father The Queen” as the winner of the Best LGBT Screenplay during their Autumn 2022 competition. The screenplay was written by filmmaker Lisa N. Alexander, owner of PrettyWork Studios. It is her first feature work.

McCaw Property Management proudly announces the anniversary of following staff members

KELLER, Texas, Dec. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — McCaw Property Management, a full-service management company providing professional property management services throughout Texas specializing in single-family rentals, today announced the anniversary of their following staff members.

According to CW Service Pros – There’s A New Reason To Upgrade Your Heating and Cooling System Sooner Than 2023

LEWISVILLE, Texas, Nov. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2023, the HVAC industry is expected to experience major price increases in the production of new heating and cooling systems due to higher standards in SEER rating systems* taking effect in the new year. Consumers can benefit now by purchasing new HVAC systems before the close of 2022 while SEER standards remain at lower ratings, says CW Service Pros.

Whiteflash Honored by BBB for 18 years of Excellence

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Ideal Diamonds and Fine Jewelry has received their highest honor to date from the Better Business Bureau as part of the BBB’s 100 Year Centennial Celebration. The BBB recognized Whiteflash as one of a select group of companies who have been Winners of Distinction for more than 15 years in a row in the BBB’s annual Awards for Excellence competition.

McCaw Property Management Named to the 18th Annual Aggie 100™, Honored as Fastest-Growing Company

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Nov. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — McCaw Property Management of Keller, Texas is among the top 100 companies from around the world selected for the 18th annual Aggie 100™ which honors the fastest-growing companies owned by former students of Texas A&M University. McCaw Property Management was recognized as number 58 with a compound annual growth rate of 49.87%.

Click n’ Close launches proprietary SmartBuy loan suite to provide low- and moderate-income homebuyers with more affordable mortgage options

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Click n’ Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, announces it has launched SmartBuy, a suite of loan programs designed to give low and moderate-income (LMI) homebuyers an advantage in today’s heightened mortgage interest rate environment.

Jonathan Grammer to Speak on Carbon Capture to Texas Land and Mineral Owners

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonathan Grammer, CEO of U.S. Carbon Capture, will present on the issue of Carbon Capture and Storage to Texas land and mineral rights owners November 18 in Austin, Texas. The presentation will be part of the 7th Annual Land and Mineral Owner’s Symposium hosted by Austin law firm Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody.

Dallas Roofing Company Expands into Solar offering Solar PV Roofing and Power Backup Systems

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new U.S. Climate Bill offers generous incentives, making now an ideal time to go solar expanding the tax credit from 26 percent to 30 percent. Rising energy costs and a struggling Texas power grid are causing many homeowners to look for energy saving options and batteries to power their homes during outages. That’s why KPost, a leading Dallas roofing and waterproofing company, is excited to announce that it’s recently expanding its service offerings to install Tesla solar roof systems and Powerwall.

Beycome.com announces its expansion in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas and MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beycome (Beycome.com), a no-agent digital real estate brokerage, is thrilled to announce that its platform is now available in Texas as of October 5, 2022. With the aim of integrating with all 44 multiple listing services by the end of the year, Beycome.com will first integrate with Houston MLS (HAR), Austin MLS (ACTRIS), North Texas Real Estate Info Systems (NTREIS), San Antonio MLS (SABOR), Central Texas MLS (CTXMLS) and Greater El Paso MLS (GEPAR), covering 86% of the state.

Freedom Makers Virtual Services Merges with Re4ormed to Enhance Support for Veteran and Military Spouse-Owned Businesses

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Effective immediately, Freedom Makers Virtual Services (FMVS) has merged with Re4ormed to create The Forum. The Forum’s mission is to grow veteran and military spouse owned businesses by providing an ecosystem of support through “All Calls” and partner offerings.

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas Announces Brandon Apple as COO

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mold Inspection Sciences Texas, the state’s leading mold inspection and testing company, is proud to announce Brandon Apple has been appointed as COO. In this role, Brandon will oversee the company’s operational aspects, coordinate with managers and departments to achieve objectives and goals, promote employee growth, and assist in establishing policies that continue to cultivate company culture and vision.

Kalyagen Announces Attendance and Speaking Engagement at 8th Annual Biohacking Conference

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen is pleased to announce that it will be attending and its founder, Christian Drapeau, will be speaking at the upcoming 8th Annual Biohacking Conference. The conference, which is completely sold out, will be held September 15-17 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.

Digitizing Animal Health Using LoRaWAN with FeverTags®

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FeverTags® LLC of Dallas, Texas has partnered with Digi International to unveil a new connected data tag that detect disease within cattle before it spreads to the herd. The new connected data tag collects and records animal data such as health, treatment, identification, location, and ownership chain, providing a Cattle Passport®.

Seeking Mentors for Children Experiencing Parental Incarceration

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling Foundation, a non-profit organization serving children who have an incarcerated parent, is seeking business partners and individual volunteers to mentor children in Central Texas school districts during the 2022-23 school year. The organization served 472 children last school year and expects to significantly increase the number of children served in local school districts.

Washington Youth Soccer Partners with CaptainU to Create a New Pathway for Athletes to Play in College

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington Youth Soccer – originated in 1966, and the authorized state youth soccer association of Washington and is affiliated with US Youth Soccer, US Soccer, and FIFA the international governing body of soccer – announced today a new partner in CaptainU, powered by Stack Sports, to help more athletes find college opportunities.

Encore Green Environmental (EGE) Announces Roll Out of Beneficial Use of Produced Water with Agricultural Partners

MIDLAND, Texas, Aug. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Encore Green Environmental LLC (EGE) announce their immediate plans to treat produced water for beneficial use with Texas agriculture partners, with NOMAD EXCEL water technology developed specifically to assist in drought conditions. EGE is proud to announce today that their years of dedication to this goal has not been in vain.

NFL FLAG Football Partners with Stack Sports to Implement State-of-the-Art Ecommerce and League Management Solution

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NFL FLAG Football, the official flag football program of the National Football League (NFL) and one of the fastest-growing youth sports organizations, has teamed up with Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, the leader in league and club management solutions, to further accelerate its league and participant growth.

EPIC Welcomes Jay Yarid – Adds to EPIC’s Employee Benefits Practice

DALLAS, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jay Yarid has joined the firm as Principal within its Employee Benefits Practice.

Stack Sports makes official management easy with Stack Officials

PLANO, Texas, July 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stack Officials, a new officials assigning software by Stack Sports, is a key component of the company’s mission to grow participation and transform the sports experience. The new platform is an all-in-one solution with everything needed to schedule, manage and pay officials – all in one place. Quite simply, it’s officials management made easy.

Award-winning documentary, ‘Just One’ selected for August 3 screening at San Antonio Film Festival

CYPRESS, Texas, July 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One single encounter with the police can change a young person’s life forever – especially children of color. “A Black or Brown child acting out at school or having a bad day can very quickly find themselves enmeshed into two very broken systems,” says filmmaker and PrettyWork Creative CEO, Lisa N. Alexander.

‘ALICE’ Families Focus of New Docudrama by Education Based Housing, Premieres July 21

HOUSTON, Texas, July 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A $500 or $1,000 unplanned expense is enough to send an ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) family spiraling according to a report by Bankrate. Education Based Housing, a Houston nonprofit that serves ALICE families and communities knows this to be true. It partnered with Cypress creative agency, PrettyWork Creative to produce a docudrama to show situations real families face and expand the national conversation on ALICE families.

Black Maternal Mental Health Week Begins July 19 – Shades of Blue Project will host a week-long event

HOUSTON, Texas, July 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black maternal morbidity is on the rise and the numbers are higher than originally reported. According to a study by the Maryland Population Research Center at the University of Maryland, Black mothers are 3.5 times more likely to experience death by pregnancy. Kay Matthews, founder of The Shades of Blue Project and Black Maternal Mental Health Week says the mental health of Black mothers is also a factor in the significantly higher numbers.

Click n’ Close Promotes Daniel Forshey and Sady Mauldin to C-Suite

ADDISON, Texas, July 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Click n’ Close, a multi-state mortgage lender serving consumers and mortgage originators through its wholesale and correspondent channels, is pleased to announce the company has promoted Daniel Forshey to Chief Operating Officer and Sady Mauldin to Chief Compliance Officer.

Utah Youth Soccer Partners with Stack Sports and CaptainU To Increase Opportunities For Athletes

PLANO, Texas, June 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utah Youth Soccer – originated in 1978, and is the authorized state youth soccer association of Utah and is affiliated with the U.S. Youth Soccer, U.S. Soccer, and the U.S. Olympic Committee – announced today a new partner in CaptainU, powered by Stack Sports, to help more athletes find college opportunities.

LegalStream, LLC Launches The Largest Online Directory Of Personal Injury Attorneys and Healthcare Providers In America

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, June 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — First established in 2019, LegalStream, a U.S. based SaaS company, today announced their brand new APP to help streamline your personal injury case, and they did it right here in San Antonio, Texas. LegalStream has stepped up, filled the communication gap plaguing the personal injury business, and has developed an online directory of the largest networks of personal injury attorneys and healthcare providers across the nation.

Business and Economic Empowerment Leader Dr. Velma Trayham Announced as Keynote Speaker for Takeaway Tax Business Conference in Houston, TX

HOUSTON, Texas, June 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Highlighting the power of entrepreneurship to change the world and end poverty, award-winning B2B/diversity consultant and leader Dr. Velma Trayham (CEO of Thinkzilla Consulting Group) has been announced as the keynote speaker for TakeAway Tax’s upcoming Tax Business Conference in Houston on Aug. 4.

Mid America Mortgage rebrands to Click n’ Close

ADDISON, Texas, June 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) today announced it has rebranded as Click n’ Close following the sale of the majority of its retail lending operations to Houston-based Legend Lending. Click n’ Close will retain retail operations related to its reverse mortgage and Native American lending business and focus on delivering innovative down payment assistance (DPA) and adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) products through its third-party originator (TPO) channels.

Ari Rastegar and His Childhood Friends Go from Selling Baseball Cards to Cutting Multi-Million-Dollar Deals

AUSTIN, Texas, June 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do you get when you combine two old friends and a younger brother? It may sound like the start to a bad joke, but these real estate powerhouses are not playing. Ari Rastegar, founder and CEO, Rastegar Property Company; Dustin Mehaffey and Major Miller of American Realty Consultants; and Nic Costello, real estate broker, and Rastegar’s younger brother, have joined forces to make real estate deals that are turning heads.

Mid America Mortgage Now Offers eNotes to Non-Delegated Correspondents through its Wholesale Channel

ADDISON, Texas, June 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it is offering eNotes capabilities via its wholesale channel to enable non-delegated correspondents to operate more efficiently and competitively as they make the transition from mortgage broker to banker. Through this program, third-party originators (TPOs) can deliver the convenience digital closings provide to their customers and enhance relationships with their existing real estate and title partners amidst an otherwise challenging operating environment.

Georgia State Soccer Association Partners with CaptainU to Create New Recruiting Pathways for Athletes

PLANO, Texas, June 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Georgia State Soccer Association – the official National State Association of USSF, as well as the recognized national soccer association within the Federation International de Football Association (FIFA), the worldwide governing body for soccer – announced today a new partner in CaptainU, powered by Stack Sports, to help more athletes find college opportunities.

Geosyn Mining leases second Bitcoin Mine Facility – 26,000 sq. foot facility new home to second Geosyn Mine

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geosyn Mining today announced the opening of a second mining space here in North Texas. The 26,000 Sq Foot facility, located near Springtown, TX, will house up to 12,000 miners by the end of Q3 and will be capable of producing roughly to 100 Bitcoin/month. This facility is slated for further expansion to 100MW by summer 2023.

KPost Roofing & Waterproofing Receives National Excellence in Construction Award from Associated Builders and Contractors for Globe Life Field

DALLAS, Texas, June 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KPost Roofing & Waterproofing today announced work on the Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX, has earned a national Excellence in Construction® Pyramid Award, presented during ABC’s Convention 2022 in San Antonio, on March 16. The EIC awards are the construction industry’s leading national competition that honors general and specialty contractors for world-class, safe and innovative construction projects from across the nation.

Stack Sports Launches New Payments Platform with Stripe to Bring more Innovation to Youth Sports

PLANO, Texas, May 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stack Sports, the global leader in SaaS platform offerings for the sports industry, today announced its launch of payments powered by Stripe to help Partners offer more flexible payment methods, increase their global reach, and get paid faster.

‘Cinco De Mayo’ Book Gets Second Edition

AUSTIN, Texas, May 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The highly anticipated Second Edition of “Cinco de Mayo: What is Everybody Celebrating” (ISBN: 978-1792371936; Condesa Publications) by author Donald W Miles has been released. “Cinco de Mayo: What is Everybody Celebrating” is an informative high school and college level text about the history of Cinco de Mayo.

New Memoir has Grit, Faith and Compassion – Larry Callies, the Black Cowboy Story

ROSENBERG, Texas, May 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “HERE COMES COWBOY LARRY, STEPPING OUT IN FAITH” (ISBN 978-1667838816) is the biographical story of Larry Callies in his own words, he dreamt from the age of ten of becoming a Cowboy; and his spiritual journey as man of color to the founding of the First Museum honoring the long history of the Black Cowboy Heritage.

Gary D. McKiddy Assumes Chief Financial Officer Role at Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, May 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Gary D. McKiddy has been promoted from Chief Risk Officer to Chief Financial Officer. In this new role, McKiddy will manage financial operations and strategy as Mid America Mortgage continues to refine its operations and drive business growth through recent product line additions, such as its correspondent down payment assistance (DPA) program.