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Super PAC Men: How political consultants took a Fort Worth oilman on a wild ride

The head of a Texas oil dynasty joined the parade of wealthy political donors, aiming to flip the Senate to Republicans. By the time consultants were done with him, the war chest was drained and fraud allegations were flying

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Bridge collapse on I-35 north of Austin

SALADO, Texas (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to a reported bridge collapse along an interstate in Central Texas.

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Bon Appétit: New French restaurant dishes out the finest in Fort Worth

Barely open six months, Le Cep, a contemporary French restaurant proffering fine dining, is stirring up Fort Worth’s culinary scene.

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Latin-inspired restaurant set to open in downtown Fort Worth

Downtown Fort Worth’s dining scene is about to get spicier with the opening of a new restaurant featuring Latin-inspired coastal cuisine.

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Amazon begins Prime Now program in Dallas area

If you just have to have it now, as in one hour, you can, at least in the Dallas area, as Amazon.com Inc. announced Thursday it will offer Prime Now.

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Think Finance restructures, spins off Elevate

Fort Worth-based Think Finance, a provider of analytics and technology services for lenders, said May 1 it is restructuring its business and will create a new company to manage its portfolio of consumer lending products.


The new independent company, called Elevate, will own Think Finance’s branded products, including RISE, Elastic and Sunny. Elevate will continue creating new consumer credit solutions while Think Finance will remain focused on providing analytics and technology services to third-party lenders.


Ken Rees, former CEO of Think Finance, will lead Elevate. Martin Wong, previously chief integrity officer of Think Finance, has been promoted to CEO of Think Finance.
Elevate is privately held and is backed by Silicon Valley venture capital firms including Sequoia Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures.

Betty Dillard
bdillard@bizpress.net
 

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