5 most popular innovation stories in Houston this week
Editor's note:Another week has come and gone, and it's time to round up the top headlines from the past few days. Trending Houston tech and startup news on InnovationMap included innovators to know, Houston ranking well for women in STEM, April events not to miss, and more.
3 Houston innovators to know this week
This week's roundup of Houston innovators includes Moji Karimi of Cemvita Factory, Shanna Jin of Rice University, and Trent Crow of Real Simple Energy. Courtesy photos
In the week's roundup of Houston innovators to know, meet these three local innovators across industries — data science, consumer tech, and medical device innovation — recently making headlines in Houston innovation. Continue reading.
10+ can't-miss Houston business and innovation events online in April
Register for some of these informative online events happening throughout the month of April. Photo by Luis Alvarez/Getty Images
This month, Houstonians have yet another good batch of online innovation events — from Zoom panels to virtual conferences — and you and your tech network need to know about them.
Here's a roundup of virtual events not to miss this month — from workshops and webinars to summits and pitch parties. Continue reading.
Greentown Houston announces grand opening, clean energy accelerators open apps, and more innovation news
In the latest round up of Houston innovation news you may have missed, applications open for Houston accelerators, Greentown Labs has a grand opening date, and more. Photo via Getty Images
It's been a crazy start to 2021 with the innovation ecosystem being especially busy. For this reason, Houston innovation news may have fallen through some of the cracks.
In this roundup of short stories within Houston innovation, Greentown Labs makes a big announcement, new accelerator programs open applications, a UH-born technology wins big, and more. Continue reading.
5 Houston startups start 2021 strong with fresh funding
These Houston startups are starting the year off funded. Photo via Getty Images
Houston startups saw a tumultuous year last year when it came to funding, but some local businesses are seeing an uptick in various stages of venture funding — from a $130 million series B round to a few seed and pre-seed fundings.
In case you missed some of these headlines, InnovationMap has rounded up these seven deals based on previous reporting. Scroll through to see which Houston startups are catching the eyes — and cashing the checks — of investors. Continue reading.
Houston named a top city for women in STEM fields
Women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are well represented in Houston, according to a recent report. Photo via Christina Morillo/Pexels
If you're a woman in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and you call Houston home, according to a new report, you're doing it right.
In honor of Women's History Month, CommercialCafe updated its 2020 ranking of the top U.S. cities for women working in STEM. According to the report, Houston ranks at No. 5 on the list of the best southern cities in the United States for women in STEM. The Bayou City also claims the No. 19 spot nationally. Continue reading.