Burpy Expands to San Antonio and Houston


Burpy, which expanded into the San […] The post Burpy Expands to San Antonio and Houston appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin Aseem Ali Burpy Grocery delivery Houston Longhorn Startup San Antonio startups Texas

Dropoff Expands to Houston


Austin-based Dropoff is now available in Houston. Houston businesses will be able to use Dropoff’s online platform to easily order same-day deliveries and to track them. Dropoff provides “accurate ETAs for pickups and deliveries, email confirmations and driver […] The post Dropoff Expands to Houston appeared first on SiliconHills. The startup provides same-day delivery for a variety of businesses. It originally launched in Austin last November.

How Entrepreneurs Are Overing Harvey in Houston

Inc Startups

editors and writers talk about how entrepreneurs in Houston are dealing with the disaster after tropical storm Harvey dumped 50 inches of rain on the city. This week, Inc.

"Houston, We Have a Problem"

Inc Startups

Samuel Bacharach writes about the Apollo 13 mission in the context of hot groups.

Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed: Drew Houston

Scott Edward Walker

This week, we present Drew Houston , the founder and CEO of Dropbox and a very impressive entrepreneur. Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed Drew Houston Dropbox entrepreneur investor Stanford Stanford University Entrepreneurship Corner startup

Want to Help Houston? These Businesses Are Leading the Way

Inc Startups

Hurricane Harvey is destroying Houston with record setting floods. Here is what companies are doing to help. Innovate

Erasing Houston from Space History

Texas Startup Blog

I was disappointed to hear that the Obama administration decided not to send one of the retired Shuttles to the home of Shuttle mission control – Houston. When I was in Junior High School we lived just off of NASA Road 1 the home of the Johnson Space Center on the outskirts of Houston.

Houston's Top 10 Fastest Growing Businesses of 2016

Inc Startups

As these superstarcompanies can attest, Houston is much more than NASA andoil reserves;this Texas hot spot is a growing hub for businesses of all stripes

Whitney Houston’s Legacy And What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Her Rollercoaster Life

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

It might seem a bit weird to have an article about a recently deceased pop singer on a blog about Internet Marketing, but bear with me, today we’re talking about Whitney Houston.

9 Ways Your Business Can Help Hurricane Harvey's Houston Victims

Inc Startups

The devastation means recovery will take time, money, and effort. HR/Benefits

Houston-based Alert Logic Acquires Austin-based Click Security


Houston-based Alert Logic announced it has acquired Austin-based Click Security. The companies also provide complementary […] The post Houston-based Alert Logic Acquires Austin-based Click Security appeared first on SiliconHills. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Alert Logic, security as a service solutions provider for the cloud, acquired Click Security to bolster its security analytics and threat detection solutions and to add to its security and engineering talent.

Drew Houston Shares What Should Be Your Most Important Number

Inc Startups

Dropbox co-founder Drew Houston led his startup to billions by following a few simple philosophies that can help all entrepreneurs

Instacart Delivers Booze on Demand in Austin and Houston


Right now, […] The post Instacart Delivers Booze on Demand in Austin and Houston appeared first on SiliconHills. Just in time for Thanksgiving, Instacart, the popular food delivery service, announced Tuesday it has partnered with select liquor stores to offer alcohol deliveries in as little as an hour. The San Francisco-based startup has partnered with Spec’s Wine, Spirits and Finer Foods to offer delivery of fine foods, wine, liquor and beer.

Houston-based Idera Buys CopperEgg of Austin


Houston-based Idera has bought CopperEgg, an Austin-based startup that specialized in software to manage cloud-based applications. The post Houston-based Idera Buys CopperEgg of Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. To date, CopperEgg has raised $4.1 million and it makes software that can monitor public, private and hybrid cloud configurations online. It’s available as a software as a service model to [.]

After the Santa Fe High School Shootings, Houston's Police Chief Showed True Leadership

Inc Startups

There are situations when saying what's expected simply isn't enough.

How to Win as a First-Time Founder, a Drew Houston Manifesto

Redeye VC

In 2007, Drew Houston flew to San Francisco determined to find a co-founder for Dropbox. “It wasn''t a great experience, coming in unannounced,” Houston recently told students in an exclusive Dorm Room Fund interview at MIT.

$100,000 Houston Diversity & Inclusion Investment Challenge in partnership with DivInc

Austin Startup

This Tuesday we’ve chartered a bus and are coming to Houston with 30 investors, mentors and entrepreneurs to announce $100,000 just for Houston ! We’ll start off with an Epic Office Hours session of speed dating between Austin investors and Houston entrepreneurs in the afternoon.

Whitney Houston's Estate Reaches $2 Million Settlement With the IRS. Here's Why You Should Be Concerned

Inc Startups

It is never too early to do proper estate tax planning. Make sure you ask the right questions before it is too late. Taxes

Founders Learn One Day at a Time Like Everybody Else


Dropbox Co-Founder Drew Houston believes false mythologies about tech company founders do a disservice to aspiring entrepreneurs. Industry Experts Drew Houston Dropbox Stanford eCornerI like this a lot. The executive summary: .

As Houston Flooded, Dozens of People Turned to This Family-Run Hotel on a Hill

Inc Startups

The owners of Hotel Ylem like a good cause. When Hurricane Harvey arrived, they got one. Main Street

How an App You've Probably Never Heard of Helped Save Houston--and Could Help Florida Next

Inc Startups

Austin-based Zello might be the most important social network you've never heard of. And one of the most controversial.

What Houston's Mayor Got Right About Handling Disasters (and Why Florida Should Pay Attention)

Inc Startups

Clear, effective communications are vital after a natural disaster.

Women Entrepreneurs Rally to Help Small Businesses in Houston Get Back on Their Feet

Inc Startups

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, shops across the nation are taking a massive sales cut to support small businesses in Texas. Economy

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Flooded in Houston? Take These Steps to Access Tax and Financial Help

Inc Startups

When disaster strikes, there are resources available to help you start rebuilding. Personal Finance: Spread the Wealth

The 10 Fastest-Growing Companies in Houston

Inc Startups

They say that everything is bigger in Texas, and even small business is no exception

MyTime Launches and Finds Austin Less “Bougie” than Dallas and Houston


“You’re […] The post MyTime Launches and Finds Austin Less “Bougie” than Dallas and Houston appeared first on SiliconHills. MyTime allows people to book appointments online without any hassle. The app launched last November in Austin and lists more than 18,000 local businesses. It lets people book everything from haircuts to dog groomings to massages easily online.

Drew Houston’s morph from hacker to hyper-growth CEO

Redeye VC

Drew Houston was upset. In this First Round CEO Summit talk, Houston shares how he went from solo programmer to the CEO everyone’s watching. On a long bus ride with a pile of work to do, he’d forgotten the thumb drive with all his files -- before the cloud, back when that used to mean ‘game over.’ ’ Minutes later, he was coding a solution to the problem.

As Water Recedes, Houston Businesses Look to Start Up Shop Again

Inc Startups

The Small Business Association has approved at least $1.7 million in low-interest Harvey-related business loans. Economy

Houston firms raise $14.4M from venture capital

EIN News

Seven Houston companies raised $14.4 million from venture capital firms in the third quarter, according to. largest deal was Senscient Inc., which Overall, venture capitalists invested $6.95 billion in 876 deals in the U.S. in the third quarter, up from $4.8.

A Lesson in Performance: What Jack Ma Saw In Whitney Houston's Famous 'Bodyguard' Scene

Inc Startups

At WSJDLive, Jack Ma confessed that he learned how to deliver speeches by watching Whitney Houston in the movie The Bodyguard

At NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston for Expedition 37 Launch


In July, I went to a NASA Social meetup at Johnson Space Center to learn about Astronaut fitness and wellness in space.

2 More Videos from the Founder Conference: Aaron Patzer and Drew Houston

FairSoftware's Blog

Drew Houston, founder of Dropbox. I finally got around to uploading more videos from the Founder Conference. Aaron Patzer, founder of Mint.com. Enjoy. They both provide great insights into their experience and how they became overnight successes through hard work

Houston Investor Murthy Reflects on Tech’s High & Low Points in 2017

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

To help put things in perspective at year’s end, Xconomy reached out to Neal Murthy, a Houston investor, entrepreneur, and gaming enthusiast , who, in 2017 launched his latest project designed to foster innovation in the western hemisphere.

Former Journal editor in Houston: "911 was completely dysfunctional"

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Annette Fuller repeatedly called 911 in Houston Sunday when flood water inundated her house, but no one answered

CyrusOne Buys 22 Acres in Austin for Data Center Expansion


CyrusOne, a Houston-based data center operator, looks like it’s set to expand further in Austin. Last year, CyrusOne bought 54 acres in San Antonio and Houston and it […] The post CyrusOne Buys 22 Acres in Austin for Data Center Expansion appeared first on SiliconHills.

Michael and Susan Dell Pledge $36 Million to Help Rebuild Texas Following Hurricane Harvey


Austin Dell Technologies Houston Hurricane Harvey Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Michael and Susan Dell Michael Dell Rebuild Texas TexasMichael Dell, chairman, and CEO of Dell Technologies announced in a post on Facebook Friday plans to donate $36 million to a fund to Rebuild Texas. “We must rebuild the Texas communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey together,” Dell wrote. On Friday, Michael and Susan Dell launched the Rebuild Texas Fund with Gov.

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Houston beats Purdue 9-1 in NCAA Tournament

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

homered, Joe Davis drove in two runs and Houston beat Purdue 9-1 on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) AP) — Lael Lockhart Jr.

AP-BKC--Houston-East Carolina Box

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Tips on Raising Funds from Angel Investors at CTAN Workshop


Austin Austin Startup Week Central Texas Angel Network CTAN Halo Fund Houston Angel Network HUVRData Rick TimminsBy LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Raising money is really, really hard, said Bob Baughman, co-founder of HUVRData. “I I thought it was hard enough just to develop some great new idea and get the business case, but funding is really hard,” Baughman said.

How I Got My First Customer: I Volunteered For A Non-Profit

Up and Running

Sam at Website Design Houston : “When I was starting out I was working for a non-profit for a few hours a week to help them build and manage their website.

The Real Reason Why People Hate Joel Osteen

Inc Startups

Joel Osteen, Osteen, Houston, flooding, church, Oprah, Oprah Winfrey.

Houston controls East Carolina from outset 65-49

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

added 17 with six rebounds and three blocks and Houston easily handled East Carolina with a 65-49 win on Sunday GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Corey Davis Jr. scored 20 points, Fabian White Jr.

Houston controls East Carolina from outset 65-49

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

added 17 with six rebounds and three blocks and Houston easily handled East Carolina with a 65-49 win on Sunday GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Corey Davis Jr. scored 20 points, Fabian White Jr.