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7️⃣ Houston Startup News - May 24, 2021

50 Cent bankrolls new Houston high school entrepreneurial program, here's what venture capital investors look for in health tech, and so much more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
3 min read
7️⃣ Houston Startup News - May 24, 2021
  • 2021 HBJ Residential Real Estate Awards finalists revealed - Link
  • 3 Houston innovators to know this week - Link
  • 5 most popular innovation stories in Houston this week - Link
  • 50 Cent bankrolls new Houston high school business program with $600,000 donation - Link
  • 50 Cent bankrolls new Houston high school entrepreneurial program - Link
  • 50 Cent bringing advanced business labs to 3 HISD high schools - Link
  • 7 Rice Business professors recognized as 2021 Teaching Excellence Award winners - Link
  • 7 timeless cash-flow management tips - Link
  • Acclaimed Austin restaurants to hit Houston later this year after Covid-19 setbacks - Link
  • Advancing innovation in disaster relief will need local and federal support, says Houston panel - Link
  • Artificial heart co. Bivacor nabs $22M in Series B, grant funding - Link
  • Astrodome Conservancy seeks public input on iconic structure's future - Link
  • Baker Institute webinar examines global supply chain - Link
  • Bill to expand Texas medical cannabis program referred to Senate committee after delay - Link
  • Body chemistry can predict severity of depression after death of spouse - Link
  • Braun Enterprises hopes to attract entrepreneurs with new Urban Office product line - Link
  • Collins Aerospace to be Spaceport tenant - Link
  • Commuters have mixed feelings about returning to campus - Link
  • Dr. Juliet Breeze, Founder and CEO of Next Level Urgent Care - Link
  • Engineered organism could diagnose Crohn’s disease flareups - Link
  • Evolve Transition Infrastructure to back $750M joint venture for electric vehicle services - Link
  • Experts: Houston can win in the energy transition — here's how - Link
  • Founding Dean of Hobby School leaving by the end of the month - Link
  • Grande-Allen named IAMBE fellow - Link
  • HBJ reveals rankings of fastest-growing midmarket cos. in 2021 Middle Market 50 awards - Link
  • Houston Dynamo, Dash soccer teams to be sold to NY businessman, reports say - Link
  • Houston Fund for Social Justice and Economic Equity launches to support grassroots nonprofits that uplift the Black community - Link
  • Houston Spaceport to add Collins Aerospace as an anchor tenant - Link
  • Houston Tech Rodeo: Here's what venture capital investors look for in health tech - Link
  • Houston entrepreneur recounts journey from communism to U.S. success in new book - Link
  • Houston hospital taps artificial intelligence to boost stroke treatment - Link
  • Houston med-aesthetic company acquired in $550M deal - Link
  • Houston software startup to use fresh funds to become 'unquestionably the best' for the electricity industry - Link
  • Houston winery owners open Heights tasting room - Link
  • Houston-based artificial heart company snags $22M in fresh funds - Link
  • How Plug and Play Ventures considers deals in Houston's tech market - Link
  • How The Founders Of Hello Alice Raised $20 Million During The Pandemic And What They’re Doing To Save The Future Of Small Businesses - Link
  • Igor Marjanović named dean of Rice Architecture - Link
  • Landry's appeals judge's order to repay $20M related to credit card data breach - Link
  • M&A Roundup: Tech, engineering, legal services firms make acquisitions - Link
  • Major new Rice study reveals what Houstonians care about most in 2021 - Link
  • Meet Houston's top five fastest-growing middle market companies for 2021 - Link
  • Merit SI plans $540M solar farm project in Wharton County - Link
  • Moshe Vardi wins Knuth Prize - Link
  • New Houston-based golf app links up players, sets tee times, and more - Link
  • Otso Selected for National Association of Realtors® 2021 Reach Commercial Scale-Up Program - Link
  • Overheard: Master P shares his entrepreneurial advice at Houston Tech Rodeo kickoff - Link
  • Pandemic-fueled drive-thru boom good for everyone in real estate, expert says - Link
  • Patrick Talley On Using Empathy And Communication When Selling To Innovators - Link
  • Prairie View A&M University getting new $70M engineering building - Link
  • Record number of psychology undergraduates earn honors - Link
  • Report: Houston venture capital raised exceeds $1B over the past year - Link
  • Research: Rice professor reports on the impact of personalized health care marketing - Link
  • Rice Business professor elected fellow of Academy of Management - Link
  • Rice University hires architecture dean with international background - Link
  • Rice working group says millions needed to stem Ion's potential gentrification of the Third Ward - Link
  • Shipley Do-Nuts taps former chairman as CEO, Panera exec as COO - Link
  • Should you transition back to a traditional office after Covid-19? - Link
  • Silicon Bayou? Houston ranks #2 among fastest growing tech hubs - Link
  • Space enthusiasts are willing to pay $2M+ for 11-minute trip - Link
  • Sprouts CEO: 'Our customers are more likely to get vaccinated' - Link
  • Stephanie and Katie Tsuru, co-founders of SheSpace - Link
  • Stephen Klineberg: Investing in education, health access for Houston's minority communities 'palpably important' - Link
  • Sysco to acquire US-based Italian food co. - Link
  • Texas Women's Foundation CEO to retire at the end of 2021 - Link
  • The Quad was never worth its hype, price - Link
  • Thin is now in to turn terahertz polarization - Link
  • Think your workers are coming back to the office? Not if they can't find child care. - Link
  • Why University of St. Thomas is offering free fall tuition for certain associate degrees - 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.