It’s another major step in building Houston’s technology ecosystem. Remember the old historic Sears building near the Medical Center on Main? Where it’s headed is incredible!

The Rice (University) Management Co. has big plans for this site: incubators, accelerators, collaborative spaces, maker space, green space and big views, a 24-hour live/work/play community for startups. President Allison Thacker discusses plans, connectivity and how the Innovation District will affect Houston’s entrepreneurs and its growing ecosystem.

Allison Thacker is President and CIO of the Rice Management Co., and manages its $6.3 billion endowment.

More about Allison Thacker
Allison Thacker on LinkedIn
Learn more about the Innovation District
Learn more about Rice Management Co.
Learn more about Mayor Turner’s Technology & Innovation Task Force