EVENTS

We’re highlighting virtual events

The HX Calendar has always been your go-to source for Houston tech ecosystem events. During the current crisis, we are focusing on ONLINE events. Browse our calendar below for useful seminars, meetings, and mentoring opportunities provided by Houston’s startup development organizations and other ecosystem partners.  If you know of relevant online events not already listed, please submit them using the button below or contact us.

HX EVENT CALENDAR

Even though in-person events are on hold, there are still many ways to connect with the Houston startup community. Consider this your one-stop shop for all events and opportunities within Houston’s tech ecosystem.

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Houston Unfiltered: Candid Conversations over Coffee
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Join us for real talk with real people!

We’re bringing you a new speaker to help spark frank discussion and build a community of entrepreneurs, investors, and techies interested in supporting and learning from one another — without filters, self-editing or judgement. Each meetup will feature a local leader wh

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gBETA Fall Cohort 2020 Start
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

gBETA is a program of nationally ranked startup accelerator gener8tor. gBETA is a free, seven-week accelerator for early-stage companies with local roots. Each program is capped at five teams, and requires no fees and no equity.

PARTICIPATING COMPANIES RECEIVE

  • Individualized coaching and mentorship from the gBETA

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Smart Cities Innovation Day
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Building better and smarter cities may be the biggest challenge that humanity now faces.” – Jonathan Reichental

The Smart Cities evolution has been strongly underway recently. Evolving technologies, more tangible impact, increasingly positive ROI, and purpose-driven outcomes demonstrated the urgency and opp

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Founder’s Compass’ free, weekly, lunch-and-learn webinar
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Each week we will address a different topic. The first topic (for next Thursday, 8/13) is, “Common Start-up Mistakes You Want to Avoid.”  It will be hosted by Catherine Brown. Catherine’s background can be found on our web site at https://www.founderscompass.com/instructors

Please register here: https://bit.ly/smooth_s

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Houston Unfiltered: Candid Conversations over Coffee
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for real talk with real people!

We’re bringing you a new speaker to help spark frank discussion and build a community of entrepreneurs, investors, and techies interested in supporting and learning from one another, without filters, self-editing or judgement. Each meetup will feature a local leader who has

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Houston Freelancers Union SPARK
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Expand your Expertise: Intro to Modern PHP with WordPress
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Learn the best practices and fundamentals of PHP and WordPress in this online workshop, taught live by an experienced instructor.

About this Event

Want to take your website building skills to the next level? WordPress powers 30% of websites on the internet and is a great way to get a website with a content

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Austin Startup Week
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Started in 2011, Austin Startup Week is a five day celebration and showcase of everything entrepreneurial in Austin. Each year, we bring entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together to connect, collaborate and grow through our educational tracks, mentor office hours, startup showcases, and networking mixers.

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Women in Tech Summit
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the hundreds of other women in the local Austin and Texas startup scenes at our next virtual Women in Tech Summit!

On October 5th, Capital Factory, along with Google for Startups, Sana Benefits, Baker Botts, and DivInc, will be hosting the Women in Tech Summit to kick off Austin Startup Week.

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Introduction to the Latinx Startup Alliance
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Learn what resources San Francisco based Latinx Startup Alliance will bring to The Ion in this fireside chat about the importance of promoting opportunities and access for all Houstonians launching a tech startup & funding resources.

Meet Jesse Martinez, a born & raised Houstonian, who made his way out West to

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Austin Startup Week
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Started in 2011, Austin Startup Week is a five day celebration and showcase of everything entrepreneurial in Austin. Each year, we bring entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together to connect, collaborate and grow through our educational tracks, mentor office hours, startup showcases, and networking mixers.

We&#

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Texas Global Health Security Innovation Consortium (TEXGHS) Virtual Launch
10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Texas Global Health Security Innovation Consortium (TEXGHS) is dedicated to coordinating efforts to support innovators and innovations fighting COVID-19 and future pandemics. Organized by the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) at The University of Texas at Austin, TEXGHS is leading the creation and long-term succe

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ABC’s of Accelerators
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this four-event series, ABCs of Accelerators, The Ion Smart and Resilient Cities Accelerator Team breaks down the buzzwords associated with Accelerators.

The first event on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 will discuss the ABCs of Accelerators – the lingo and the language – as well as explain the difference bet

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HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event ft Companyon Ventures
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event featuring Companyon Ventures

About this Event

YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM LINK: to be added

FACEBOOK LIVESTREAM LINK: to be added

HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event featuring Companyon Ventures

About HXTV Livestreams: These livestreams, which will include audience Q&A,

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TEN AMA E-Series: “Ask Me Anything” about Terms Sheets 101
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
TEN Capital Network‘s CEO, Hall T Martin, is proud to conduct our next AMA E-Series: “Ask me Anything” about Terms Sheets 101.
 
In this Series, Hall will discuss the many terms used in terms sheets and highlight a few that have significant impact.
 
Entrepreneurs have many thoughts and quest
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Austin Startup Crawl
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Austin startups are unique to the core, and we’re gathering all the hottest companies for you and your friends to enjoy – virtually! Join us for the 10th annual Austin Startup Crawl.

Get ready to tour the latest and greatest of Austin’s startup community in the virtual platform, Sococo. This year, we won’t hav

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Hackster Hardware Houston in Cyberspace
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Austin Startup Week
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Started in 2011, Austin Startup Week is a five day celebration and showcase of everything entrepreneurial in Austin. Each year, we bring entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together to connect, collaborate and grow through our educational tracks, mentor office hours, startup showcases, and networking mixers.

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3 Ways to Tackle Limiting Beliefs in Sales
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Sesh Coworking hosts Catherine Brown of Founder’s Compass to tackle the limiting beliefs in sales.

Sales work ought to be fun, but Catherine understands that for many, it is a nerve-wracking experience. She has spent over 20 years learning to sell effectively and is now teaching others to do the same through Fou

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Austin Startup Week
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Started in 2011, Austin Startup Week is a five day celebration and showcase of everything entrepreneurial in Austin. Each year, we bring entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together to connect, collaborate and grow through our educational tracks, mentor office hours, startup showcases, and networking mixers.

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One-Person Business Owners Meetup
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Attend Here: https://www.meetup.com/One-person-Business-Owners  


About Meetup: If you are a small business owner, freelancer, independent contractor, or entrepreneur, this event is for you! No matter what industry you serve, you will find something to take away from a stimulating conversation with others in , ...

Founder’s Compass’ free, weekly, lunch-and-learn webinar
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Each week we will address a different topic. The first topic (for next Thursday, 8/13) is, “Common Start-up Mistakes You Want to Avoid.”  It will be hosted by Catherine Brown. Catherine’s background can be found on our web site at https://www.founderscompass.com/instructors

Please register here: https://bit.ly/smooth_s

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Austin Startup Week
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Started in 2011, Austin Startup Week is a five day celebration and showcase of everything entrepreneurial in Austin. Each year, we bring entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together to connect, collaborate and grow through our educational tracks, mentor office hours, startup showcases, and networking mixers.

We&#

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Dive into Server Side Technologies: Intro to .NET Core and C#
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Learn the best practices and fundamentals of .NET Core and C# in this online workshop, taught live by an experienced instructor.

About this Event

Now that you have mastered JavaScript, HTML and CSS, don’t stop there! Take a deeper dive into server side technologies with .NET Core and C#. Why? .NET can eas

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Stretch your Skills: Intro to Secure & Composable Architecture w/TypeScript
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Learn the best practices and fundamentals of TypeScript in this online workshop, taught live by an experienced instructor.

About this Event

Looking for additional ways to solidify your JavaScript skills? TypeScript is becoming the language of choice for JavaScript in the Enterprise. It is a perfect complime

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One-Person Business Owners Meetup
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We are a group of professional freelancers and small business service providers! We are the dreamers, believers and movers of change. We don’t want to get handcuffed by a 9-to-5 lifestyle. Instead, we want professional freedom!

Are you a one-person business owner? If so, join our meet-up!! We have so much to share

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ABC’s of Accelerators
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this four-event series, ABCs of Accelerators, The Ion Smart and Resilient Cities Accelerator Team breaks down the buzzwords associated with Accelerators.

The first event on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 will discuss the ABCs of Accelerators – the lingo and the language – as well as explain the difference bet

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Hackster Hardware Houston in Cyberspace
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event ft IronSpring Ventures
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event featuring IronSpring Ventures

About this Event

YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM LINK: https://youtu.be/U2FHj22nUNM

FACEBOOK LIVESTREAM LINK: to be added

HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event featuring IronSpring

About HXTV Livestreams: These livestreams, which will include audience Q&

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Baker Botts Office Hours
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our partner, Baker Botts L.L.P., is proud to offer free virtual office hours on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Baker Botts is an emerging company and venture capital law firm with experienced lawyers who can advise on a broad spectrum of legal considerations including:

  • CARES Act/Payment Protection P
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An Unprecedented Transformation of TeleHealth – What Does It Mean For You?
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An Unprecedented Transformation of TeleHealth – What Does It Mean For You?

Guest Speakers:

Kanwal P.S. Raghav, MBBS, MD

MD Anderson

Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine

Juliet Breeze MD

Chief Executive Officer at Next Level Urgent Care, LLC

Rohan Nath

Partner and Managing Dire

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Founder’s Compass’ free, weekly, lunch-and-learn webinar
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Each week we will address a different topic. The first topic (for next Thursday, 8/13) is, “Common Start-up Mistakes You Want to Avoid.”  It will be hosted by Catherine Brown. Catherine’s background can be found on our web site at https://www.founderscompass.com/instructors

Please register here: https://bit.ly/smooth_s

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Design Thinking for Tech and Innovation Workshop | Prototypes+User Testing
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This being the last part of the design thinking workshop series, we are now ready to get our hands dirty and do some prototyping of our North Star idea! We will go through the process of refining our prototype based on initial feedback.

Once we have a refined prototype, we will check its viability for the MVP and make

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Houston Data Analytics Meetup
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

https://www.meetup.com/Houston-Data-Analytics-Meetup/  

Beginners. Those new to Data Science and interested in learning the foundation for machine learning etc. This group will focus mostly on data mining techniques.

Intermediaries. Those who have started to get into the nuances of data science techniques and alg

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ABC’s of Accelerators
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this four-event series, ABCs of Accelerators, The Ion Smart and Resilient Cities Accelerator Team breaks down the buzzwords associated with Accelerators.

The first event on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 will discuss the ABCs of Accelerators – the lingo and the language – as well as explain the difference bet

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Hackster Hardware Houston in Cyberspace
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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How to Grow a Startup
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This is a group for tech startup founders, sales and marketing leaders and product and operations executives that want to accelerate growth.

At every stage of the startup journey there are key elements that accelerate or slow down your startup: this is where we talk about them.

Sample topics will include accelerating s

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Founder’s Compass’ free, weekly, lunch-and-learn webinar
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Each week we will address a different topic. The first topic (for next Thursday, 8/13) is, “Common Start-up Mistakes You Want to Avoid.”  It will be hosted by Catherine Brown. Catherine’s background can be found on our web site at https://www.founderscompass.com/instructors

Please register here: https://bit.ly/smooth_s

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2020: Women in Tech Conference
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Women in Data Science (WiDS) Houston 2020
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

WiDS is coming to Houston for the first time in 2020!

Join us for a virtual afternoon of engaging female speakers from industry & academia, a technical panel discussion, student lightning talks and networking breakouts. WiDS Houston is open to everyone, regardless of gender, who is interested in engaging with and l

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Skip to content 2020 Ken Kennedy Institute Data Science Conference
All Day

Conference Update: The 4th Annual 2020 Ken Kennedy Institute Data Science Conference will be going virtual.This year’s conference will have an online venue for networking, collaborating and building partnerships focused around data science, machine learning and data engineering problems and opportunities. More info

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Skip to content 2020 Ken Kennedy Institute Data Science Conference
All Day

Conference Update: The 4th Annual 2020 Ken Kennedy Institute Data Science Conference will be going virtual.This year’s conference will have an online venue for networking, collaborating and building partnerships focused around data science, machine learning and data engineering problems and opportunities. More info

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ABC’s of Accelerators
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In this four-event series, ABCs of Accelerators, The Ion Smart and Resilient Cities Accelerator Team breaks down the buzzwords associated with Accelerators.

The first event on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 will discuss the ABCs of Accelerators – the lingo and the language – as well as explain the difference bet

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E-Commerce Meetup & Panel Discussion | Kim Roxie
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

About our Speaker:

Kim Roxie is the founder of LAMIK Beauty, the tech-enabled clean color cosmetics line. Roxie was honored as HBJ’s 40 under 40 this year and National Business Journal’s 100 Influential Young Executives list. Roxie recently completed E-commerce Accelerator SKUATX.

 

 

About Lamik

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Hackster Hardware Houston in Cyberspace
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Baker Botts Office Hours
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our partner, Baker Botts L.L.P., is proud to offer free virtual office hours on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Baker Botts is an emerging company and venture capital law firm with experienced lawyers who can advise on a broad spectrum of legal considerations including:

  • CARES Act/Payment Protection P
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The Ion Startup Demo Day Semi-Final
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Top tier mentors, local investors, and personalized pitch feedback for participating startups — nothing’s changed but the address. Whether you’re a serial entrepreneur or just looking to get involved in the community, this event is for YOU.

Come out and hear a select group of local Houston startups pi

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Founder’s Compass’ free, weekly, lunch-and-learn webinar
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Each week we will address a different topic. The first topic (for next Thursday, 8/13) is, “Common Start-up Mistakes You Want to Avoid.”  It will be hosted by Catherine Brown. Catherine’s background can be found on our web site at https://www.founderscompass.com/instructors

Please register here: https://bit.ly/smooth_s

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