Burpy Expands to San Antonio and Houston

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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

Houston, We Have Acceleration

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There was collective heartbreak in Houston when the Federal Government announced the end of NASA as we know it. I lamented my friend’s woes to a colleague who told me that Houston Technology Center [HTC] was launching a new incubator project at JSC. After all, we’re Houston.

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Houston-based Alert Logic Acquires Austin-based Click Security

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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

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

Thank You, Houston

Startup Houston

I’m going to be blunt, this is the the hardest thing I’ve ever had to write: We’re moving out of Houston. I wanted to tell the Houston community that I love so much one time in public instead of dozens in private conversations. Houston’?

StartupTexas – Houston Happy Hour May 31st

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StartupTexas Houston Happy Hour. 1717 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056 [ map ]. Many thanks to the Houston Lean Startup Circle and StartupHouston.com for helping to coordinate this event). Events Houston Startup Happy HourStartup Texas is our region’s lifeline to the Startup America Partnership ( [link] ). Come celebrate the arrival of Startup Texas at a happy hour for the startup community! May 31st 2012. 5pm-8pm. Berryhill Baja Grill.

Recap of the Houston Coworking Symposium

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On Saturday, a small but passionate group of coworking thought leaders came together at Platform Houston to discuss what’s happening in Houston. In Houston, there’s no perfect location. Matt Olds , Platform Houston. Apurva Sanghavi , START Houston.

Erasing Houston from Space History

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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.

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

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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.

Houston’s First MEST Conference a Success

Startup Houston

Last week, Platform Houston spearheaded the first MEST Conference at the Rice Bioscience Research Collaborative. The auditorium was packed all day with people wanting to hear about local innovations in medicine, energy, space, and technology.

Houston at TXSW 2011

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GroundUP Houston

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1616 Post Oak Blvd Houston, TX. GroundUP Houston events encourage experienced entrepreneurs and individuals with start-up dreams to share their experiences with like-minded individuals. Houston has a rich history of people who have taken their ideas and grown them into successful businesses from the ground up. Expect good conversations with smart people in one of Houston’s finest bakeries. First Thursday of the Month at 8:30am.

Instacart Delivers Booze on Demand in Austin and Houston

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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 Entrepreneurship Programs Rank High

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The Princeton Review ranked the University of Houston in the top three undergraduate entrepreneurship programs. There is a nice shoutout to 3 Day Startup , a program brought to UH by professor Hesam Panahi. Go Coogs! Then graduates can go across town to Rice University, where Entrepreneur.com ranked Rice’s MBA program #4 in the nation. Go Owls! Universities

How the Houston Startup Community Helped Me Go to Startup Weekend HQ

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I’m the founder of a startup called Mote Labs and I’m a student studying computer science, mathematics, and entrepreneurship at the University of Houston. Just a year ago I didn’t even know a startup community existed within Houston. Read the short backstory to this article here.

The 10 Fastest-Growing Companies in Houston

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

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Dropoff Expands to Houston

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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.

Vote for PermitMe and help Houston win the Global Startup Battle

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PermitMe , Houston’s November 2012 Startup Weekend 1st place winner, is going against over 100 teams from around the world for prizes including a trip to Brazil, a trip to San Francisco, and a visit to the Googleplex. Last year, Tapja represented Houston in the GSB and placed 3rd in the nation and 16th globally. Startup Weekend Houston

Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed: Drew Houston

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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

CodeCamp Houston 2011

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The first inaugural Houston Code Camp is happening on August 20th. Ben Scheirman , an active leader in Houston’s development community has a call for speakers announcement on his own site, Flux88.

Three Coogs and a Baby – Cleanweb Hackathon Comes to Houston

Startup Houston

Thanks to co-organizers Bryan Guido Hassin and Amitav Misra, the Cleanweb Hackathon came to Houston for a weekend. The next best thing born that weekend was CO2mmuters , a web application designed by three University of Houston students.

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

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

New Houston Startup: SimpApply

Startup Houston

SimpApply is a company started by Rice University students, Abhishek Nag, Norman Pai and Yilong Yao. Basically, it allows graduating college students to fill out a single, aggregated job application that hiring companies can use instead of individual applications that they currently require.

Houston Startup Happy Hour 2.0 – Front Porch Pub

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Houston Startup Happy Hour 2.0. Houston, Texas 77002. Events Houston Startup Happy HourWednesday, November 2 · 5:30pm – 11:00pm. Front Porch Pub. link]. 217 Gray. Info & RSVP: [link].

Houston Startup Happy Hour 2.0 – Front Porch Pub

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Houston Startup Happy Hour 2.0. Houston, Texas 77002. Events Houston Startup Happy HourWednesday, November 2 · 5:30pm – 11:00pm. Front Porch Pub. link]. 217 Gray. Info & RSVP: [link].

Tech Connection rocks the Houston Technology World

Startup Houston

Houston is home to a number of organizations that offer the keys to building a successful technology company. Guest companies showcased themselves offering their support to help tech entrepreneurs in Houston achieve their goals. Greater Houston Partnership. Houston Angel Network.

A Conversation with David Franklin, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Houston Health Ventures

Startup Houston

Houston Health Ventures is a new venture fund and accelerator program designed to provide innovative health IT companies with capital and resources in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. And so that’s really the genesis behind Houston Health Ventures.

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Ignite Houston Looking for Submissions for Feb. 23 Event

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Submit Your Talk to Ignite Houston. Want more info on Ignite – visit [link] Important Dates: Submission Deadline – January 29th, 2012 Talks Announced – February 8th, 2012 Ignite Houston – February 23rd, 2012 6:30 – 8:30 PM at C2Creative (2115 Taft Street).

Houston Lean Startup Circle

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This group is an important step in growing the practical entrepreneurial infrastructure of Houston. Houston Lean Startup Circle Kickoff meeting with Eric Reis. 10th Floor), Houston, TX ( map ).

EXCLUSIVE: City of Houston Hackathon Coming in May

Startup Houston

The City of Houston is throwing an Open Innovation Hackathon the weekend of May 18 at the Houston Technology Center. The hackathon will kick off an open data initiative, where the City will work with Houstonians to develop practical and useful applications. Check out some sample projects for ideas. Check out HoustonHackathon.com for further details. Write some code and do some good! Community News Featured

Startup Weekend Houston 2011

Startup Houston

Startup Weekend is being held here in Houston for the first time in a few years. Special thanks to the people who brought this very fun and exciting concept back to Houston: Sarah Worthy. Startup Digest, Houston Curator. Houston Startup Weekend Poker.

Founders Learn One Day at a Time Like Everybody Else

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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: .

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

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“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.

Houston Startup Facebook Group

Startup Houston

A few startup community folks here in Houston have just launched a Facebook group for people to connect, ask and answer questions and generally be a part of the Houston Startup scene. Here’s the link to retweet to your friends: new Houston Startup facebook group: [link]. The inspiration comes directly from the Austin Startup group that has become a very active forum in that community. link].

Steve Jobs Promised to 'Kill' This Startup--Here's How They Survived

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Drew Houston, the co-founder of Dropbox, explains why selling to Apple in 2008 would've been a huge financial mistake.

Why This Company Just Gave Every Employee A $100K Bonus

Inc Startups

It's Houston. No, it's not Wall Street. And every one of the 1,381 employees gets the same amount

How to Talk to a Houston Reporter

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I’ve had several conversations where people say that Houston media just “doesn’t get it” and only cares about oil and gas. Joe Martin, Tech and Healthcare at Houston Business Journal. Purva Patel, Houston Chronicle.

Tips on Raising Funds from Angel Investors at CTAN Workshop

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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.

Houston StartupDigest | Monday October 9th, 2013 Edition

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Subscribe to the Houston StartupDigest. This week, we’ve got plenty of events in store for you, including: On Tuesday , come to NetSquared Houston to learn more about volunteering your time and your skills for a variety of organizations in our community. On Wednesday , come to the first official Open Houston meetup, where they will be going over the first month-long challenge to build an app from 311 data. On Thursday , be sure to check out the Houston Lean Startup Circle.

Meet the Houston Startup Weekend teams

Startup Houston

Startup Weekend HoustonThis weekend’s Startup Weekend has been an incredibly exciting event. As I write this, teams are frantically preparing their presentations for their pitches this evening. Video of the presentations will be made available after the event, but until then here is some information on the startups that are participating. Jobbawalkie. Hype local job searching using Google / Bing maps. Web: [link]. Twitter: @jobbawalkie. Vidivise. Face-to-face advice.