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8️⃣ Houston Startup News - June 1, 2021

Houston-based electronics manufacturing biz raises $15M in new funding, and so much more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
3 min read
8️⃣ Houston Startup News - June 1, 2021
  • 2020 graduates to have commencement ceremony in August - Link
  • 3 Houston innovators to know this week - Link
  • 5 most popular innovation stories in Houston this week - Link
  • Analyst: Merger of Cabot Oil & Gas and Cimarex Energy features surprising twist - Link
  • Andy Roddick nets famous investors for launch of new Texas bourbon - Link
  • Bacteria have sensors to shut toxin down - Link
  • Bill Gates has always been problematic - Link
  • Bioengineering department adds single-cell expert via CPRIT grant - Link
  • Biologists construct a ‘periodic table’ for cell nuclei - Link
  • Biotech firm Asylia Therapeutics raises $14.5M, names founding CEO - Link
  • Daily Inspiration: Meet Brenda Rios Brombacher - Link
  • Deloitte turns global marketing survey into 7 points of action for brands - Link
  • Effort to legalize Texas casinos fails despite hard Vegas push - Link
  • Exclusive: Aegis Hedging Solutions acquires InstaNext - Link
  • Executives wildly overestimate financial benefits of strategy planning, research finds - Link
  • Food truck owner's expansion plans include The Ion-owned space - Link
  • Foreign investors bank on Houston as a hot commercial real estate market - Link
  • Free items you can receive with your vaccination card - Link
  • GHP: Houston exports, international trade hampered by pandemic, oil demand shock - Link
  • Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce president calls on CEOs to increase board and leadership diversity - Link
  • Houston Methodist awards inaugural grants from $25M Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Grant Program - Link
  • Houston VC Curate Capital leads $1.5M seed round for fintech firm - Link
  • Houston expert: Why tech companies can benefit from building an ambassador ecosystem - Link
  • Houston fintech startup snags Capital Factory's $50,000 pitch investment prize - Link
  • Houston innovation leader assumes permanent role at the helm of The Ion ahead of opening - Link
  • Houston-based electronics manufacturing biz raises $15M in new funding - Link
  • How 5G and smart cities technology are transforming the city of Houston - Link
  • How will Elon Musk use all this Austin-area land he's acquired? - Link
  • Idea Public Schools fires executives amid investigation - Link
  • Just days until PNC completes BBVA USA buy, both banks branch out in Texas - Link
  • Kore Power names Texas as one of three finalists for new lithium-ion battery factory - Link
  • Leebron to step down from Rice presidency in June 2022 - Link
  • Letter from Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Ladd on President Leebron - Link
  • Man’s baseball card collection morphs into virtual warehouse - Link
  • Mark Geyer steps down as head of Johnson Space Center - Link
  • May’s gas shortages were ‘nothing more than an inconvenience,” says UH energy economist - Link
  • Meet Candelario Cervantez, a 40 Under 40 honoree who advocates for others through Teach For America - Link
  • Meet Kathryn Boatman, a 40 Under 40 honoree who puts big emphasis on pro bono work - Link
  • Meet LaMonica Love, a 40 Under 40 honoree who launched a law firm, a startup and more - Link
  • Meet Maggie Malek, a 40 Under 40 honoree who faced pandemic shortly after becoming CEO of MMI Agency - Link
  • Meet Matthew Berg, a 40 Under 40 honoree who has used his love of science to brief lawmakers - Link
  • Meet Tania Daniel, a 40 Under 40 honoree who helped revive a longtime Junior Achievement program - Link
  • Meet Tarush Anand, a 40 Under 40 honoree who became the youngest partner ever at his law firm - Link
  • Molecular jiggling has implications for carbon nanotube fibers - Link
  • Moshe Vardi earns top computer science honor - Link
  • NASA flight director John Hodge remembered for dodging disaster in Gemini 8 mission - Link
  • NASA is developing new missions to help fight climate change - Link
  • NASA record holder returning to space with Houston's Axiom Space - Link
  • NASA's Johnson Space Center has new acting director - Link
  • New Houston-based golf app links up players, sets tee times, and more - Link
  • Newly announced Houston Spaceport project to include a startup incubator - Link
  • Odd angles make for strong spin-spin coupling - Link
  • Oil States International appoints Texas Medical Center CFO to board - Link
  • Overheard: Houston experts weigh in on the future of tech in real estate - Link
  • Photos: 'Darth Vader House' in West University Place listed for $4.3M - Link
  • Photos: Downtown Houston innovation hub in renovated office building opens to the public - Link
  • Pristine quantum criticality found - Link
  • Prolific Rice University president announces end to storied tenure - Link
  • Rice University President David Leebron to step down next year - Link
  • Rice University crafts pivotal new Houston flood tracking system - Link
  • Rice University debuts new flood alert system for Houston - Link
  • Rice builds FIRST flood-alert system for City of Houston - Link
  • Shokworks Powers State of the Art Platforms to Transform Metrospaces to a Prop-Tech Company - Link
  • Softeq Deep Fake Event at Tech Rodeo - Link
  • These were Houston's top trade partner countries in 2020 - Link
  • United Airlines CEO already sees business travel ramping up - Link
  • Why Cimarex and Cabot reached its 'surprise' merger - Link
  • World’s largest database on history of slave trade now housed at Rice - 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.