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6️⃣ Houston Startup News - May 17, 2021

Houston-based cancer and disease bio-venture launches after multimillion dollar series A and more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
3 min read
6️⃣ Houston Startup News - May 17, 2021
  • 3 Houston innovators to know this week - Link
  • 3 Houston startups announce strategic appointments across energy and tech - Link
  • 4 Houston companies clock in among America’s best employers, says Inc. - Link
  • 40th Kinder Houston Area Survey: Hope for future despite pandemic’s challenges - Link
  • 5 most popular innovation stories in Houston this week - Link
  • A look inside the Ion, Houston's new tech hub inside a converted Sears - Link
  • Amazon offers bonuses and incentives as it looks to add 75K logistics jobs - Link
  • Architecture’s Gálvez to show winning ideas about air - Link
  • BREAKING: Collins Aerospace coming to Houston Spaceport - Link
  • Bio-inspired scaffolds help promote muscle growth - Link
  • Cadence CEO says merger with BancorpSouth is 'all about growth' - Link
  • Cipher Mining Announces Filing of Registration Statement on Form S-4 in Connection with Its Proposed Acquisition by Good Works Acquisition Corp. - Link
  • Dateline Rice for May 10, 2021 (Weekend Edition) - Link
  • Digital supply chain survey: 5 key findings to lead Houston manufacturers from disruption to opportunity - Link
  • Empower Pharmacy to open $55M, 85K-SF pharmaceutical compounding facility - Link
  • Energy company with U.S. HQ in Houston acquires local business - Link
  • Energy giant makes Houston sole headquarters in massive move - Link
  • Eunike Ventures EnergyNEXT Platform - Link
  • Exclusive: Houston coworking company to open sports tech-focused hub - Link
  • Familiar face in Houston society + business launches new women's show - Link
  • Global accelerator announces 5 startups to its Houston cohort - Link
  • Health care in a post-pandemic world: Telehealth is here to stay, but so are in-person visits - Link
  • Here’s how many people moved to Houston every day last year - Link
  • Herff Jones data breach leaves students’ bank information compromised - Link
  • Hope Clinic CEO aims to provide quality health care on sliding scale - Link
  • Houston First's acting CEO: Houston poised for boom in convention business - Link
  • Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner named president of African American Mayors Association - Link
  • Houston Mayor’s Office of Veterans & Military Affairs gets new director - Link
  • Houston Tech Rodeo rounds up cool events and industry insiders - Link
  • Houston medical device co. Soliton to be acquired by Allergan Aesthetics for $550M - Link
  • Houston named the No. 2 fastest growing tech hubs amid the pandemic - Link
  • Houston ranks No. 2 nationally for growing tech markets during COVID-19 pandemic - Link
  • Houston ranks among fastest growing tech hubs amid the pandemic, report finds - Link
  • Houston's home sales, prices continue to break records, inventory still at record lows - Link
  • Houston-based cancer and disease bio-venture launches after multimillion dollar series A - Link
  • Ineos exec: Companies face issues with slow-to-retire workforce - Link
  • Kassim wins prestigious dissertation completion fellowship - Link
  • Kinder Houston Area Survey: Covid-19 pandemic exacerbated existing financial, racial inequalities - Link
  • Kristof’s commencement speech open to community, Rice announces - Link
  • LiftFund receives $4M from Wells Fargo for minority-owned business aid in Houston, Dallas - Link
  • Man charged with reckless Tesla stunt was once declared 'the most spoiled kid in the US' - Link
  • More women are joining Houston's construction ranks, filling a growing workforce need - Link
  • New Houston accelerator leader dives into first cohort - Link
  • New medical device aims to combat opioid addictions - Link
  • Op-ed: How Houston leaders can restore progress for women - Link
  • Opinion: Houston will rise again with a resurgence of conferences and meetings - Link
  • Plug and Play Summer Startups 2021 - Plug and Play Tech Center - Link
  • Preventing life-threatening pediatric condition starts with pandemic safeguards - Link
  • Rice engineers set sights on implantable ‘living pharmacy’ - Link
  • Rice physicist Stanislav Sazykin dies at 49 - Link
  • Rice seniors cherished final semester spent with friends - Link
  • Rice student wins design competition aimed at addressing food scarcity in New Orleans - Link
  • Rise in credit scores amid COVID-19 may render them obsolete, says Baker Institute expert - Link
  • Schlumberger appoints former Siemens exec to new C-level sustainability role - Link
  • See which local schools rank on U.S. News & World Report's 2021 Best Public High Schools lists - Link
  • St. Joseph Medical Center launches $92M renovation project - Link
  • Students should seize the day to find happiness - Link
  • Taylor Crain on creating the Rice she wanted to see - Link
  • Texas Children's reveals first look at new $485 million Austin campus - Link
  • These are the events to attend each day during the Houston Tech Rodeo 2021 - Link
  • This Houston school makes the grade as one of the nation’s best private colleges for the value - Link
  • Timing is everything in new implant tech - Link
  • To expand or not to expand? Houston researcher weighs in on global growth - Link
  • UH not requiring proof of vaccination moving forward - Link
  • University of St. Thomas and corporate partners collaborate on unique college tuition/internship program - Link
  • University of St. Thomas to open campus esports center this summer - 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.