The Listies

We’re rolling out the virtual red carpet for The Listies!  With the “unprecedented times” 2020 gifted us this year, we deserve to celebrate the wins—big and small. Toast to best of Houston’s startup and entrepreneurial community in an awards celebration!

The Listies Awards Ceremony

Join us on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 3:00pm CST as we celebrate the best of HouTech!

Kick back, relax, grab a drink, and end your week with a fun-filled awards ceremony. Who knows, you might even win something!

THANK YOU TO OUR TITLE SPONSOR

Nominations Have Now Closed

Nominations are no longer open for the 12 awards. Our panel of esteemed ecosystem judges are currently decide the winners, but you did not make it easy on them!  We had over 300 wonderful nominations, and that couldn’t have been done without your help. Thank you! Now stay tuned and attend The Listies on Friday, November 20th to find out who wins!

In addition to recognition during The Listies event, winners will be featured in InnovationMap and receive a one-of-a-kind award courtesy of TXRX Labs!

Startup Awards

Soonicorn
Sponsored by Industrious
Civic Innovation
Sponsored by Hess
COVID Pivot / COVID Phoenix
People's Choice Award
Sponsored by Halliburton Labs
Welcome to Houston
Sponsored by the GHP

Individual Awards

DEI Champion
Sponsored by Intel
Individual Contributor
Mentor of the Year
Sponsored by The Cannon
Outstanding Leadership

Corporate Award

Corporate Innovation
Sponsored by ChaiOne

Investor Award

Investor of the Year

Startup Development Organization Award

SDO Superstar
Sponsored by Softeq

Listies Judges and Presenters

A big thank you to all of our judges and presenters of The Listies

Natalie Harms

Editor, Innovation Map

 

Presenting:

People's Choice Award

Stephanie Campbell

Managing Director, Houston Angel Network 

 

Presenting:

Individual Contributor

Brad Burke

Managing Director, Rice Alliance

 

Presenting:

Investor of the Year

Ashok Rao

Chairman, Forest Devices Inc. Board of Directors, Goose Capital

 

Presenting:

Soonicorn

Aleece Hobson

Venture Partner, HX Venture Fund

 

Listies Judge

JR Reale

Managing Director, Integr8d Capital

 

Presenting:

COVID Pivot

Jessie Bounds

Director of Innovation, City of Houston

 

Presenting:

Civic Innovation

Brad Rossacci

Creative Director, Accenture Innovation Hub

 

Presenting:

DEI Champion

Bethany Miller

VP Regional Economic Development, GHP

 

Presenting:

Welcome to Houston

Marc Nathan

Founder, Texas Squared

 

Listies Judge

Samantha Lewis

Director, GOOSE Capital

 

Presenting:

Individual Contributor

Rakesh Agrawal

Founder, CEO,  SnapStream

 

Presenting:

Mentor of the Year

Heath Butler

Partner, Mercury Fund

 

Presenting:

SDO Superstar

Grace Rodriguez

CEO/Executive Direction, ImpactHub Houston

 

Listies Judge

Jon Nordby

Managing Director, MassChallenge

 

Presenting:

Outstanding Leadership

Gaurav Khandelwal

CEO, ChaiOne

 

Presenting:

Corporate Innovation

Jenny Philip

Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, GHP

 

Presenting:

DEI Champion

Emily Keeton

CFO, Mercato

 

Listies Judge