Meet the Houston Exponential Team: Intern, Claire Gorman

The Houston tech scene is constantly evolving, and so is the Houston Exponential team. That’s why we’re excited to feature HX intern Claire Gorman. During her time at Houston Exponential, Claire worked to provide crucial operations and events support and went above and beyond the internship scope with additional project planning and strategy. In her […]

Capital Summit Details: Agenda and Panelists

Please join us on September 12, 2019, for our 2nd Annual Capital Summit. Come prepared to connect with your fellow community of investors to collaborate on opportunities for the success of all in our ecosystem. This one-day event will highlight panel discussions from all aspects of Houston’s innovation scene.   Showcasing the work of our […]

Capital Flows Where Investors Go: HX Capital Summit 2019

Houston Exponential was created to accelerate the growth of Houston’s innovation ecosystem. And as part of that goal, we’ll be measured against three main targets by 2022:  1. Getting Houston into the top 10 U.S. innovation ecosystems and the top 20, globally. 2. Attracting $2B in venture funding. 3. Creating 10,000+ new technology jobs. On […]

Who are Houston’s Startup Development Organizations? Part II: Accelerators & Incubators

Want to know which Startup Development Organizations (SDOs) are in the Houston ecosystem? Look no further. To keep track of which accelerators and incubators* are available for Houston entrepreneurs to develop their companies and organizations, we’ve put together a living document (thanks, Internet!) that we’ll update as soon as new SDOs open or expand into […]

Rolling Out The Welcome Wagon: Milad Khakzadghomi Joins HX

The Houston tech scene is constantly evolving, and so is Houston Exponential. That’s why we’re excited to introduce the newest member of the HX team: Director of Strategy Milad Khakzadghomi. In his new role, Milad will work with Houston’s many innovation-forward organizations to create opportunities within the ecosystem for growth. In his own words: “One […]

Houston Venture Firm, Amplo, Adds Susan Rice As Board Partner

Building companies that matter. It’s part of the Houston venture firm, Amplo’s mission, and it’s attracting some heavyweights to help achieve it. One of those influential people is Susan Rice, who joined Amplo as a board partner very recently. Rice’s credentials include a United Nations ambassadorship and a role as National Security Advisor under the Obama […]

Luminare Aims to Save Lives By Defeating Sepsis

Someone dies from sepsis every two minutes in the United States, according to non-profit Sepsis Alliance. For reasons researchers are still trying to understand, sepsis occurs when the body reacts adversely to infection, attacking the immune system rather than the germs causing the infection. Houston-based medical startup Luminare aims to change the landscape and save lives. CEO Sarma […]

5 Reasons Why Q1 of 2019 Has Been HUGE For Houston Innovation

Houston’s not what you’d call a flashy city. For the most part, we put our heads down. We make deals. And we get to work. But the beginning of 2019 is cause for celebration and, we think, some high-fives all around. In case you missed it, here’s some huge announcements that came out in the […]

We are a go for launch: Houston Innovation Goes Exponential

Houston is where innovation lives. We are mission control. We built the eighth wonder of the world, put people on the moon and invented and successfully transplanted the world’s first mechanical heart. And we’re far from done. Here, possibilities are exponential and innovation isn’t just another buzzword, it’s a mindset. And it’s our time to shine. For […]

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