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4️⃣ Houston Startup News - May 3, 2021

Houston: we have an investment, and so much more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
4 min read
4️⃣ Houston Startup News - May 3, 2021
  • 3 Houston innovators to know this week - Link
  • 3 reasons why you should add podcasting to your marketing plan, according to this Texas expert - Link
  • 3 ways businesses can cut waste, fraud, and cost in health care plans - Link
  • 5 most popular innovation stories in Houston this week - Link
  • 5 reasons to consider outside marketing executives - Link
  • AI’s future and impact on US competitiveness, national security subject of webinar - Link
  • Amazon leads Houston in executing industrial leases, Transwestern report says - Link
  • Annual student club awards recognize efforts in diversity, creativity and inclusion - Link
  • Artificial intelligence, its future and its impact on US competitiveness and national security will be examined in Baker Institute webinar - Link
  • Bank of America looks to expand Leader on Loan program in new markets - Link
  • ‘Become human again’ to address social, environmental challenges - Link
  • Bellatorum Resources shuts down after CEO admits to fraud - Link
  • Bill Nelson confirmed as NASA administrator - Link
  • Blue Origin protests NASA contract awarded to SpaceX - Link
  • Brain Drain team tops Engineering Design Showcase - Link
  • Brain drain could give patients peace of mind - Link
  • California-based Leaf Communications to open office in Houston - Link
  • Cleantech incubator part of Houston's goal to be 'energy transition capital' - Link
  • Comcast grants $10,000 to 100 BIPOC-owned small businesses in Houston - Link
  • Comcast to dole out $1M in grants to BIPOC-owned small businesses in Houston - Link
  • EY makes the case for people and culture amid historical oil and gas disruption - Link
  • Engineering Design Showcase returns - Link
  • Fidelity Investments to hire dozens of remote financial planners in Houston market - Link
  • Frost Bank plans major expansion in Dallas after success in Houston - Link
  • Future of commercial real estate: Experts discuss lessons taught by Covid-19 - Link
  • Galen Data on Building on the Shoulders of Giants - Link
  • Girls reach for the stars - Link
  • Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tapped by President Biden to lead ICE - Link
  • Help may be at hand for hair-pulling - Link
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise awarded contract to build new supercomputer for Singapore customer - Link
  • Houston Entrepreneur Launches Pitch59 - The First Video Business Card and Networking Platform Of Its Kind - Link
  • Houston Rockets CEO Tad Brown to step down at end of season - Link
  • Houston expert: Telework in research might be here to stay - Link
  • Houston health tech startup EllieGrid to begin selling in CVS HealthHub locations - Link
  • Houston investor goes all in on funding female founders - Link
  • Houston med-tech companies partner on wearable device for opioid withdrawal - Link
  • Houston ranks No. 2 on list of top cities in the U.S. for construction workers - Link
  • Houston startup selected for international carbontech accelerator - Link
  • Houston synthetic biology co. chosen for international accelerator focused on carbontech - Link
  • Houston tech-turned-hospitality entrepreneur launches global health passport - Link
  • Houston, we have an investment: Space-tech firms turn to blank-checks - Link
  • How the Overwatch League's Houston Outlaws are building a local esports brand - Link
  • How the pandemic could fast-track plans for the '20-minute city' - Link
  • Lemonade Day Houston appoints local entrepreneur as executive director - Link
  • Letter from the Editor: The Cougar welcomes new editor in chief - Link
  • Lowe’s looks to hire 50,000 employees — including hundreds in Houston - Link
  • Michael Collins, astronaut from Apollo 11 crew, dies at 90 - Link
  • NASA's Ingenuity helicopter fails on 4th flight attempt - Link
  • NASA’s tiny helicopter geared up to help in search for life on Mars - Link
  • Nelson one step closer to confirmation as head of NASA - Link
  • Neural nets used to rethink material design - Link
  • New COVID-19 variant potentially resistant to antibodies discovered at Texas A&M - Link
  • New app aids Houstonians in finding closest COVID vaccine sites - Link
  • New fund aims to help small, minority businesses in the South bounce back from pandemic - Link
  • New innovation hub grows with the addition of 6 Houston startups - Link
  • New team, new coaches, new focus: The Houston Outlaws are all-in on esports - Link
  • Overheard: Houston's energy sector welcomes Greentown Labs - Link
  • Pearland’s quality-of-life attracts new employers - Link
  • Retail Roundup: Luxe bookstore Assouline enters Houston; Louis Vuitton, Giorgio Armani, more open in Galleria - Link
  • Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium offers supportive venue for students to share ‘incredible work’ - Link
  • Rice University student startups win $65,000 in competition - Link
  • Rice University to demolish, rebuild science and engineering building - Link
  • Rice to release 40th annual Kinder Houston Area Survey - Link
  • ‘Road to Change’ initiative looking to rename Calhoun Road - Link
  • Robots are now delivering pizzas in Houston - Link
  • Space-tech firms turn to blank-checks - Link
  • Student startups awarded $65,000 at 2021 Napier Rice Launch Challenge - Link
  • Students wonder what to do with old windmill blades - Link
  • Subsea robotics co. Houston Mechatronics ramps up commercial production - Link
  • Sysco adds another former CVS exec to its C-suite - Link
  • Tech company launches COVID-19 vaccine finder in Houston - Link
  • Texas entrepreneur dazzles mothers with $100,000 PTO fund - Link
  • Texas explodes with 16 percent surge in population, new census data shows - Link
  • Texas retains top rank in CEO survey despite winter storm concerns - Link
  • The Ion's new accelerator aims to decrease the disparities within aerospace innovation - Link
  • The Way I See It: Black community, the moment to value ourselves is now - Link
  • Tickets Blue Origin crewed flight soon to go on sale - Link
  • Tilman Fertitta's luxury car dealership rolls in prestigious award - Link
  • UH professor working on opioid vaccine - Link
  • Wearable glucose monitors shed light on progression of Type 2 diabetes in Hispanic/Latino adults - Link

Dane Carlson

Founder/Author of Houstartups. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County. Previously: Founded, ran and sold the world's first blog network for entrepreneurs.