H1 2021 Venture Capital Report

Houston startups raise over $1B in first six months of 2021-surpassing any full year to date.​ Today, Houston’s startup ecosystem is experiencing a growth spurt that appears to show no signs of abating. As we reflect on a record-breaking first two quarters of the year, it is clear the industry is well-positioned to finish 2021 […]

2020 Venture Capital Report

Houston Venture Capital tops $713M, highest ever, continuing 5 year trend.​ Even as COVID-19 related slowdown brought upon an unheralded period in the US – with stay-at-home mandates, a crisis in Houston’s largest industry, energy, and continued economic volatility – the Houston venture capital and startup ecosystem has been remarkable resilient in 2020 and appears to […]

H1 2020 Venture Capital Report

Despite a double black swan, Houston saw VC increase early in 2020! Despite a dramatic 64% drop in M&A activity and very slight growth in venture capital funding nationwide, VC funding in Houston rose 7% for the first seven months of 2020, as compared with a year earlier with deal activity reaching $466.3M. This remarkable […]