The Napier Rice Launch Challenge

Rice’s entrepreneurship competition is back! Support student startups in our annual pitch challenge with a chance to win $$ About this Event Support Rice students startups and join us virtually for the H. Albert Napier Rice Launch Challenge Startup Competition. Rice-affiliated teams – undergrads, grads, and MBAs – are competing for $65k in equity-free seed […]

Houston Tech Rodeo

The Houston Tech Rodeo is a festival that celebrates the convergence of popular culture and innovation in Houston. Founded in 2020, The Houston Tech Rodeo has quickly transformed into an essential destination for founders (future and present) and talented individuals to spur new connections and ideas while highlighting all that Houston has to offer. The […]

Fxmale Founders Roundtable Brunch

Calling all female founders! Join us virtually or in-person as we discuss the trials and triumphs of being a founder in the current climate About this Event Hosted by: The Cannon + Sesh Coworking Presented by Dell Technologies Intimate roundtable featuring 3 successful Special Guests. Attendees will hear the story of each Guests’ journey, ask questions and receive advice. […]

Six Ways to Prioritize Diversity and Inclusion In Recruitment

When trying to increase their teams’ diversity, companies often struggle with the “pipeline problem”—the difficulty of finding employees with diverse backgrounds and identities, especially for certain highly skilled positions. In this workshop, Aleria Research Corp will dive into why the pipeline problem is a myth and how the real roadblock is the way companies go […]

How to Start a Startup | Heath Butler, Mercury Fund

Learn how to identify problems, needs, and trends worth pursuing and then how to create and evaluate possible solutions to these problems. About this Event You have an idea…now what? Before you start looking for funding, it’s important to make sure that your idea is both viable and valuable — if it doesn’t have a […]

HXTV | Operating Models as a Tool presented by S3 Ventures

How to understand the main cost and revenue drivers of their business About this Event Livestream link: About the event: Join Yael Katz, Founder/CEO of Houston start-up Braincheck, and Aaron Perman from S3 Ventures for a discussion on how to leverage a strong operating model to accelerate the growth of your business and the […]

Venture Houston 2021 – Conference and Pitch Competition

The Houston venture and tech ecosystem is exploding and it’s time to get involved! Venture Houston 2021 is the premier virtual event for entrepreneurs and venture investors to plug into what is happening in Houston. Taking place on February 4th and 5th, you will hear from many of HX Venture Fund’s limited partner corporate CEOs […]

State of Space

For more than half a century, Houston has been a pioneering hub in the aerospace and aviation sector. As the home of NASA’s human spaceflight program and the tremendous momentum of the commercial space industry, Houston is recognized around the world as a center for aerospace. The Partnership proudly presents its inaugural State of Space event […]

Startup Panel: The Journey to a Successful Exit

Please join S3 Ventures and Shearman & Sterling for a virtual panel and hear from CEOs and Founders who recently led their companies through successful exits. They will share their journey in an intimate conversation with members of S3 Ventures and Shearman & Sterling. Panelists: Kim Rodriguez, Former CEO of Acessa Health (acq. Hologic) Andy […]

The Listies | Celebrating the Best of Houtech

Let’s toast to the entrepreneurial spirit of Houston in a time when celebrating victories is more important than ever. Introducing the Listies, brought to you Houston Exponential, commemorating the launch of HTX TechList, Houston’s innovation discovery platform. Paying homage to the vibrant startup culture here in Houston, we’ll be rolling out the virtual red carpet […]