Category Archives: Economic Development

City of Houston Announces “Liftoff Houston” 2017 Start Up Business Plan Competition

Capital One Bank Sponsors Business Plan Competition – Celebrating Fifth Year

HOUSTON - (June 7, 2017) – The City of Houston and Capital One Bank are pleased to announce the 2017 launch of the “Liftoff Houston” Start Up Business Plan Competition; a program that is helping to launch new businesses today, for a better Houston tomorrow! Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the 2017 program on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Sponsored by Capital One Bank in partnership with the Houston Public Library (HPL) and the Office of Business Opportunity (OBO), “Liftoff Houston” is a start-up business plan competition that engages and empowers Houstonians...
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5 Corners welcomes SolarCity

"SolarCity is excited to be in Houston and a member of the Five Corners Management District," said Suzanne Merkleson, a spokesperson for the company. "Houston is a great city for rooftop solar and we see lots of opportunity in our membership with the District." [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="19" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="100" thumbnail_height="75" thumbnail_crop="1" images_per_page="20" number_of_columns="0" ajax_pagination="0" show_all_in_lightbox="0" use_imagebrowser_effect="0" show_slideshow_link="1" slideshow_link_text="[Show as slideshow]" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]...
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TECH CONNECT 2017

Join us for TECH CONNECT 2017 A free networking evening featuring Houston's entrepreneurial and tech-related organizations. Come meet Houston's amazing start-up groups, discover how your entrepreneurial dreams can become realities, and share a toast with fellow entrepreneurs. February 16, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm 1911 Bagby Street Houston, Texas 77002 across from the Houston Technology Center This is a FREE event, however, you must register to attend! http://www.houstontech.org/events/1753/ We look forward to seeing you there.

More about this event: Tech Connect empowers and inspires collaboration within the Houston Start-up Community...
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