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.


‘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.

Jonathan Grammer to Speak at Texas Tech University on Carbon Capture

DALLAS, Texas, May 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Carbon Capture announces that Director of Land Jonathan R. Grammer will speak on the campus of Texas Tech University June 1 on the growing business of Carbon Capture in the State of Texas. The engagement, part of a larger convention addressing the state’s energy grid, comes just months after Exxon Mobil announced its estimates of a foreseeable $4.5 trillion market for carbon capture and storage by 2050 as companies race to achieve net-zero.

Freedom Makers Rebrands to Include Virtual Services in Name and Logo

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Freedom Makers, a leading military spouse virtual assistant services agency, has announced that it will begin operating under a new name – Freedom Makers Virtual Services (FMVS). This name change goes into effect immediately and better reflects the company’s comprehensive service offerings. A fresh new logo accompanies the name change too.

KIS Technologies launches partnership with Payfactory to simplify payment processing and enhance client experience

PLANO, Texas, May 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KIS Technologies, LLC, a leading provider of kiosks, ticketing and parking technology, announces a new partnership with Payfactory. The collaboration meets KIS Technologies’ goals to accelerate the payment process, expedite onboarding and offer a higher level of service to clients.

Zeteo Biomedical Introduces OrionMRQ™ Nasal Delivery Device for Vaccines

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas, May 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zeteo Biomedical LLC announced today the availability of the ZEOx1 OrionMRQ™ nasal drug and vaccine delivery device. Zeteo’s latest innovative delivery device provides pharmaceutical and biotech companies developing drugs, peptides, proteins, monoclonal antibodies and vaccines with precise, metered unit dose systemic delivery via the nasal route.

Kalyagen Announces Attendance at the Fort Lauderdale Open with PGA Associate Jerrel Gill

AUSTIN, Texas, April 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® is pleased to announce that it will be attending the Fort Lauderdale Open as part of its sponsorship of golf professional Jerrel Gill. The Open will be hosted at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club on May 2-3, 2022.

Top Business Expert Dr. Velma Trayham Honored with Biden’s Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

HOUSTON, Texas, April 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Honoring her remarkable leadership and service, Dr. Velma Trayham was recently awarded the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award by President Joe Biden. The annual awards honor a select few who “exhibit outstanding character, work ethic and dedication to their communities.” Dr. Trayham is the CEO of Thinkzilla Consulting.

Kalyagen Announces Attendance at Paleo f(x) 2022 Conference

AUSTIN, Texas, April 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen is pleased to announce that it will be attending and hosting a booth (#121) at the upcoming Paleo f(x)™ 2022 conference to be held in Austin on April 29 – May 1. STEMREGEN® is a unique and patent-pending blend of proprietary plant-based extracts documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM).

Stack Sports Partners with NEAR Foundation to Make NFTs more Accessible to Sports

PLANO, Texas, April 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stack Sports – the global technology leader in sports software announced today that it will be partnering with the NEAR Foundation, a Swiss non-profit that oversees the NEAR blockchain ecosystem, to launch an athlete-focused NFT platform. The new Stack NFT platform will give all athletes an opportunity to create and mint their own NFTs on NEAR’s blockchain.

Singer-Songwriter Sydney Sherrill Raises Thousands for Nonprofit with Release of ‘Vice’

DALLAS, Texas, April 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sydney Sherrill, 17-year-old emerging pop artist, premieres live performance video for new single “Vice” and announces $5,000 raised during the performance for Shatterproof, a national non-profit determined to end the stigma of addiction in the U.S.

Springhill Suites By Marriott Opens Its Doors in Willow Park, Texas

WILLOW PARK, Texas, April 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriott International announced today that the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Willow Park, Texas is open effective April 8, 2022. The 88-suite hotel, located at 500 Shops Boulevard, and, will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by AHS Hotel Group, LLC of Arlington, Texas.

BioAustinCTX Announces Board of Director Leadership Changes

AUSTIN, Texas, April 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life Science industry organization, BioAustinCTX, announced today changes to its Board of Directors with the departure of Elisa Maldonado-Holmertz and the appointment of Tami Annable. Over the past several years, Austin and the Central Texas region have developed into one of the fastest-growing life science hubs in the U.S.

SIERA.AI Leads the Way with Preemptive Accident Control for Industrial Lift Trucks with Real-Time Access to Data and Assets

AUSTIN, Texas, March 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connected Industrial Mobility leader, SIERA.AI, announced the advancement of the telemetry Dashboard for remote visibility and monitoring to drive efficiencies and reduce lift truck accidents. Operational connectivity continues to grow as manufacturing, warehouse and distribution centers seek to improve mobile safety, efficiencies and agility.

Real Estate Technology Firm Swift Homes Partners with KBME on Marketing Campaign

HOUSTON, Texas, March 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Swift Homes announced a partnership with KBME Sports talk 790AM on a marketing campaign in Houston, Texas to help build awareness of Swift Homes’ benefits and seller-friendly offerings that are available to consumers who are looking for real estate advice and services.

Mid America Mortgage adds Kyle Hilton as Quality Control Manager

ADDISON, Texas, March 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) welcomes mortgage industry veteran, Kyle Hilton as its newest quality control manager. Hilton brings a knowledge spanning more than 20 years in mortgage underwriting and quality assurance review. In this role, Hilton will be responsible for overseeing and monitoring quality control vendors and policies.

Moffitt Services Matching Campaign for Texas EquuSearch

CYPRESS, Texas, March 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To inspire others to support Texas EquuSearch, Moffitt Services has generously committed to match, dollar for dollar, contributions of up to $50,000 from March 21 – March 30, 2022. As a token of appreciation, every donation of $500 or more will receive a custom Moffitt Services and Texas EquuSearch RTIC Tumbler.

ProfitMax Chemical asks supermarkets, laundries, restaurants and hotels if the cleaning and sanitizing product companies they use are as clean as the products they are selling?

ABILENE, Texas, March 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProfitMax Chemical is asking owners, managers and department heads to consider taking a little closer look into the cleaning products, the companies manufacturing those cleaning products, and the companies supplying those products to ensure all are objectively as clean as they claim to be.

Real Estate Technology Firm Swift Homes Partners with WOAI on Marketing Campaign

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Swift Homes announced a partnership with WOAI News Radio 1200am on a marketing campaign in San Antonio to help build awareness of Swift Homes’ benefits and seller-friendly offerings that are available to consumers who are looking for real estate advice and services.

Geosyn Mining Launches First Crypto Mine Operation in Fort Worth, Texas and Delivers Bitcoin Payouts to Investors

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geosyn Mining, LLC announced that its new Fort Worth mining operation is making investors excited. On February 22, 2022, its clients received their first Bitcoin payouts. This was also a milestone for the company as it’s now on the road to becoming a premier, clean-energy based Bitcoin miner.

Southwest Airlines New Amarillo to Austin Flight Takes Off Today

AMARILLO, Texas, March 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amarillo travelers today experienced the start of new options featuring the state capital as Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, celebrated the start of Southwest Airlines’ new daily non-stop service to Austin.

Kalyagen Announces Supporting Partnership of Two South Florida PGA Events and PGA Associate Jerrel Gill

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen® is pleased to announce that it is a supporting partner of two upcoming South Florida PGA Section events and golf professional Jerrel Gill. The two events are the South Florida PGA Foundation PGA HOPE Classic on May 12, 2022 and the South Florida Open on June 21-23, 2022.

Kalyagen Announces Attendance at 2022 SXSW Wellness Expo

AUSTIN, Texas, March 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kalyagen is pleased to announce that it will be attending and hosting a booth (#215) at the upcoming South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Wellness Expo. The Wellness Expo is open to all SXSW Badges and is free and open to the public from March 12-13, 2022 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Palmer Events Center in Exhibit Halls 1 & 2.

System4 Welcomes New Franchise Partners in Houston, Texas

HOUSTON, Texas, March 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — System4 Facility Services Management, an industry leader in facility management solutions that specializes in customized commercial cleaning, disinfection and repair and maintenance services announced new franchise ownership of the Houston, Texas location.

Leading Technology STEVA powered by Stack Sports Helps lift Finland to First-Ever Olympic Hockey Gold

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finland just won their first Olympic Hockey Gold Medal at the Beijing 2022 Olympics. While everyone watched them play each game on the ice, what they didn’t see was the behind-the-scenes preparation the team put into breaking down their opponents with STEVA – a live video breakdown and analytics tool powered by Stack Sports.

Cottonwood Art Festival Selects Marjolyn van der Hart as Featured Artist for May 7-8

RICHARDSON, Texas, Feb. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cottonwood Art Festival has selected Marjolyn van der Hart as the featured artist for the 53rd semi-annual show in Richardson, Texas. A panel of jurors reviewed artwork from hundreds of artists competing in 14 categories and chose the Canadian mixed-media artist to represent the spring event set for May 7-8. Marjolyn’s custom artwork is incorporated into the new poster, festival merchandise, marketing graphics and recent collection of originals that are available for purchase from her booth.

Red River Athletic Conference Partners with Stack Sports to Simplify Travel

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) – with member institutions are located across a three-state region that includes Texas, Louisiana, and New Mexico today announced that it will partner with TEAMINN powered by Stack Sports.

WGI Sport of The Arts and CaptainU Announce Partnership

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 18, 2022 SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WGI Sport of the Arts (WGI) – the world’s premier organization producing indoor color guard, percussion, and winds competitions – today announced that they have selected CaptainU, powered by Stack Sports, to provide its organization with a self-managed recruiting software tool that will connect high-school performers with college band directors.

Study Confirms Mentoring Makes a Significant Difference in Youth Overcoming Pandemic-related Challenges

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing school-based mentoring for children impacted by parental incarceration, recently released its annual program evaluation showing that children who had access to a Seedling mentor had stronger social, emotional, and school-based outcomes than children who were without a mentor during the 2020-21 school year.

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival Launches 2022 Event Tickets Sales and Announces Musical Lineup

RICHARDSON, Texas, Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Presented by the City of Richardson, The Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival will return as a live festival May 20-22, with tickets on sale today. Festival attendees will enjoy a variety of musical performances from both local legends and internationally renowned artists, a battle of the bands, a songwriters contest, a silent auction, culinary offerings from food vendors from throughout Dallas-Fort Worth, kids activities and more.

Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC and Vall d’Hebron University Hospital Announce Research Collaboration

AUSTIN, Texas and BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pure Transplant Solutions, LLC (PTS), a collaboration driven biotechnology company focused on the development of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-based diagnostics and therapeutics within the field of transplantation, is proud to announce that it has entered into a research collaboration with Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus to develop new technologies for B-cell monitoring in transplant rejection.

Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival Returns to Mesquite

MESQUITE, Texas, Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking forward to spring fishing? Who isn’t? Fortunately for those of us still stuck in winter, the 5th annual Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival is headed to Mesquite on February 26-27, 2022.

Overnight Drive Joins TNCRadio.LIVE

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On the heels of an announcement regarding their Prime Time programming, TNCRadio.LIVE, announced today that another well-known radio personality can now be heard on the trucker-centric streaming radio station.

Houston Embroidery Service Releases: ‘Check Out These 10 Best Promo Products for Restaurant Business’

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of their endeavors to assist restaurants in increasing their overall brand image through the incorporation of promotional products, Houston Embroidery Service team have published their brand-new blog providing restaurant owners with a helpful list of promotional products that is sure to positively increase the eatery’s brand image, as well as its overall guest satisfaction.

Mid America Mortgage Welcomes Jarred Talmadge to its team of reverse mortgage experts

ADDISON, Texas, Jan. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced industry veteran Jarred Talmadge has joined Mid America as Western Reverse Mortgage Sales Manager. In this role, Talmadge is responsible for expanding Mid America’s reverse mortgage presence in the Western U.S.

TNCRadio.LIVE Announces 2022 Lineup

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TNCRadio.LIVE announced today that some well-known personalities have joined with the trucker-focused Internet streaming radio station to provide new programming beginning in January 2022. Alex Debogorski, Marcia Campbell, and Dr. Christopher Cortman join the lineup of the Streaming Radio Station dedicated to truckers.

Oregon Youth Soccer Makes a Five Year Commitment to Grow Participation with U.S. Soccer Connect

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oregon Youth Soccer Association, the governing body for US Youth Soccer in Oregon, and U.S. Soccer Connect powered by Stack Sports have announced a five-year extension of their long-standing partnership.

SIERA.AI Announces $6.8 Million Seed Funding Round

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Connected Industrial Mobility leader, SIERA.AI, announced the completion of a $6.8 million seed funding round. The funding round was supported by Parkway Venture Capital, a New York venture capital firm and Ubiquity Ventures, a Silicon Valley seed-stage institutional venture capital firm.

Mid America Mortgage announces completion of new funding source for its down payment assistance program through J.V.B. Financial Group, LLC

ADDISON, Texas, Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has secured an additional line of liquidity from J.V.B. Financial Group, LLC (member of FINRA and SIPC) (“JVB”), an indirect controlled subsidiary of Cohen & Company Inc. (NYSE American: COHN), through the company’s Agency MBS & Gestation Repo Group.