addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscontroller-playcredit-cardcrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobe--smallglobegmailgooglegroupshelp-with-circleimageimagesinstagramFill 1launch-new-window--smalllight-bulblinklocation-pinm-swarmSearchmailmessagesminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1ShapeoutlookpersonJoin Group on CardStartprice-ribbonprintShapeShapeShapeShapeImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruserwarningyahoo

Fwd: Houston Technology Center News

From: Mark K.
Sent on: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 6:32 PM
Congratulation to SHMsoft, a Houston Hadoop company, on their achievement!

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Houston Technology Center <[address removed]>
Date: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 2:14 PM
Subject: Houston Technology Center News
To: "[address removed]" <[address removed]>

 This Issue:

Forward this issue

Do you know someone who might be interested in receiving this newsletter? Forward it.

Contact us

HTC - Main Campus
410 Pierce Street
Houston, Texas 77002

HTC - JSC Campus
2101 NASA Parkway
Houston, Texas 77058

[address removed]

2012 Sponsors


Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsors



Silver Sponsors


HTC's Official Energy Supplier


January 30, 2013

Client & Graduate News
HTC Client SHMsoft Part of Dell's Tech Innovators Day Inaugural Class
"Tech Innovators Day at Dell" By Ingrid Vanderbelt discusses the first-ever Tech Innovators Day at Dell. At this event, Dell invited 15 high-potential entrepreneurs, including HTC Client SHMsoft, to the Round Rock headquarters for a unique opportunity to meet with Steve Felica, Dell's President and Chief Commercial Officer and other senior-level Dell executives to gather valuable feedback and advice as they grow their companies.
Full Article

Back to top

HTC Insider
HTC is Proud to be Included in GHP's 2013 Economic Development Guide
Check it out!!

Back to top
Upcoming Events
Tech Champs Featuring Tech Connection - February 1
Houston is home to a number of organizations that offer the keys to building a successful technology company. Don’t miss your opportunity to learn about them and their plans for 2013.

And don't miss our special guest, former Mayor Bill White!

Greater Houston Partnership
Houston Angel Network
Houston Technology Center
MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas
Rice Alliance for Technology & Entrepreneurship
SURGE Accelerator
TiE - Houston
University of Houston Small Business Development Center
Friday, February 1
Light Breakfast & Networking 7:15 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Program 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

HTC Conference Center
410 Pierce Street
Houston, Texas 77002

Registration: $25
At the Door: $30
Register Now

Bill White
Chairman and Senior Advisor,
Lazard Houston

                 Presented By:                                      Co-Sponsor:
Platinum Sponsor
Tech Champs Memberships now available online

HTC Seminar: "Get Social. 'Social-Enable' Your Enterprise"
presented by Oracle - February 20
Social marketing has moved beyond the CMO's office to the entire organization. In this Educational Seminar Series (ESS), we will discuss topics instrumental to decision makers as social marketing brings key parts of the enterprise organization together, including emerging platforms and technologies, today's multichannel world, big data, social CRM, and more.
Wednesday, February 20
Light Breakfast & Networking 7:15 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Program 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

HTC Conference Center
410 Pierce Street
Houston, Texas 77002

Registration: $25
Register Now
                 Presented By:                                       Hosted By:

Are You An Oil and Gas Technology Company That Needs CAPITAL?

HTC and the Oiltech Investment Network have partnered to present an
Energy Technology Investor Forum. We are looking for oil & gas technology companies to present and showcase to an audience of investors.  The deadline for submissions is Thursday, February 28th. The event will take place on March 21st and is not open to the public.

To be considered to present, please contact Meghan Smith at [address removed], or call [masked].

HATCH Startup Pitch Competition Accepting Applications Through February 4
HATCH, presented by The Houston Technology Center,
is a pitch competition for startups with revolutionary ideas. Twelve finalists will present their business plans to a panel of corporate, angel, and venture investor judges at a well-connected SXSW audience on March 10, in Austin, TX.

HATCH is looking for startups with disruptive product and strong growth potential in:
• Cloud tech and services • Mobile and connected devices • Web tech
• Collaborative tech • Big data • Virtual tech • Media and entertainment
• Health and healthcare IT

HATCH alum and HTC client Qukku is running a “Are you HATCH-worthy?” video contest. The top-rated videos receive special consideration by the HATCH screening committee and the first place video will be played at the competition.

Learn more at Spread the word. If you know a candidate, encourage them to apply.

Community Events
SpaceUp Houston 2013 Unconference - February 9
The SpaceUp Houston 2013 Unconference is where participants decide the topics of the event. Everyone who attends SpaceUp is encouraged to give a talk, moderate a panel, or start a discussion. Sessions are proposed and scheduled on the day they’re given, which means the usual “hallway conversations” turn into full-fledged topics. The year’s event will feature four discussion sessions in which three rooms are active for each session – that’s 12 space related discussions that you can’t get enough of.
Saturday, February 9
Registration & Networking 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Program 10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Lunar & Planetary Institute
3600 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77058

Registration: $15
Register Now

2013 Texas Life Science Venture Forum - February 21
The Texas Life Science Venture Forum is the most comprehensive showcase and largest gathering of cutting edge research and innovative entrepreneurs in the Southwest region. With hundreds of national and local venture capitalists, investors, and members of the life science community in attendance, this Forum serves as a vehicle for increasing funding to our community and raising awareness for all that Texas biotech has to offer.

This is a must-attend event for individuals, companies, and service providers who are active and support the life science industry and entrepreneurship community in Texas.
Thursday, February 21
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

McNair Hall, Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77005

Register Now

Back to top
Houston Technology Center's Mission:  To enable and accelerate the growth of emerging technology companies for the purpose of creating jobs and promoting economic development in the greater Houston area. [masked]

You're receiving this newsletter because you signed up to receive news from the Houston Technology Center.  Having trouble reading this email? View it in your browser. Not interested anymore? Unsubscribe Instantly.

Website and Newsletter Design by Schipul - The Web Marketing Company

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy