#SGWomen - The Many Shades of Entrepreneurship - Celebrating Houston's Diversity

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THIS IS OUR MOST POPULAR, SIGNATURE EVENT
Startup Grind Houston is approaching our 5th Anniversary of connecting, educating, and inspiring SE Texas' entrepreneurs. Our community continues to elevate the conversations around addressing big questions and solving big problems. Together...

We Give BIG

We help BIG

We friend BIG

This is the second year that TMC Innovation Institute co-hosts #SGWomen with Startup Grind Houston

Our combined goal is to spotlight female entrepreneurs and female-led startups in the SE Texas region.

We are hosting our annual female founders pitch competition and the startups pitching are exhibiting their solutions.

(UPDATE April 30, 10:00 AM-#SGWomen is FREE to Attendees)

How we share, embrace, and deliver our values:
Give First (before you ask), Make Friends (not just contacts), & Help Others (before you help yourself).

Every year our goal at #SGWomen is to spotlight female entrepreneurs in our region. We hold meaningful conversations - Dean Latha Ramchand (https://www.linkedin.com/in/latharamchand/), former Dean at CT Bauer College of Business (https://www.bauer.uh.edu/) at the University of Houston, now Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at the University of Missouri (https://missouri.edu/) and Kerry Rupp (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kerryrupp/), General Partner at True Wealth Ventures (https://truewealthvc.com/), an early-stage venture capital fund investing in women-led businesses in consumer health and sustainability.

We invite female founders to showcase and pitch their startups - Brittany Barretto (https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittanybarreto/), Ph.D., CEO + Co-founder, Phermor (http://pheramor.com), placed 2nd out of 6,000 entrants for Startup Grind Global Conference (https://www.startupgrind.com/conference/) in 2018 - Bai-mey Chea (https://www.linkedin.com/in/baimey-pamela-chea-cort%C3%A9s-612455122/), CEO + Founder, Mouti (https://www.mouti.co/), currently crowdfunding until[masked] (https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/mouti-the-new-educational-toothbrush-for-kids#/). (support her startup)

The goals of your Startup Grind are to inspire our community to give BIG (9/18) (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-houston-presents-when-worlds-collide-the-juggernaut-of-esports/) fire-side chat with Mainline (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-houston-presents-when-worlds-collide-the-juggernaut-of-esports/) shared their experience around local exponential growth that has generated dozens of valuable startup jobs based in Houston at The Cannon Houston. (http://www.thecannonhouston.com)

Our Global Mission is to Inspire, Educate and Connect Entrepreneurs.
We've learned that building relationships and increasing collaboration encourages local ecosystem strength and growth. (Yared Akalou (https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaredakalou/) at Alcove (https://getalcove.com/) and Will Jackson (https://www.linkedin.com/in/williamjackson/) at My Fam Plan (http://myfamilyplan.com/)).

The way our team can best help our community's founders and teams is to connect startups locally, nationally and globally (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-houston-presents-our-new-normal-identifying-global-communities-partners-for-sustainable-recovery/).

Event Agenda
6:00 pm Startup Showcase - You meet the founders and get to vote for one of the startups to pitch.

6:30 pm Welcome Message - The evening program begins.

7:00 pm Pitch Competition - Who will win your vote and win the pitch?

8:00 pm Live Tweet the Startup Experts - More than a panel - more than a discussion - interactive conversation

8:45 pm Winner Announcement - You and the judges decide tonight's winner!

Ways You Can Participate:
#SGWomen Pitch Competition - We are kicking off the event with female Startup founders & team members pitching before a panel of experts and attendees. These teams will also be exhibiting their companies before the evening's program. Applications are open - CLOSED

Drive the Conversation - Attendees at #SGWomen GET A VOTE! We value our community and are excited to announce your choice. Later in the evening, we encourage you to LIVE Tweet your questions. Together we can be inspired by the pitches, learn from the experts, and connect with like-minded professionals. Month after month we consistently deliver impactful events, this one will not disappoint! Go ahead and choose your preferred ticket level, you can use the FREE TICKET or if you want to support your Startup Grind chapter you can still register using >> Grinder (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-houston-presents-sgwomen-the-many-shades-of-entrepreneurship-celebrating-houstons-diversity//#/code-sgwomengrind19) or Entrepreneur Partner (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-houston-presents-sgwomen-the-many-shades-of-entrepreneurship-celebrating-houstons-diversity//#/code-SGWomenEP19). (Purchase Tickets Here (https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-houston-presents-sgwomen-the-many-shades-of-entrepreneurship-celebrating-houstons-diversity/#/))

Sponsors, Spread the Word - #SGWomen is an effective and valuable chance to share your brand and message with Houston’s entrepreneurial community. Many influential Founders, Professionals, and Investors annually attend this event. We have engaging opportunities available. (Connect Here ([masked]))

Agenda
6:00 PM: Startup Showcase
You meet the founders and get to vote for one of the startups to pitch.
6:30 PM: Welcome Message
The evening program begins.
7:00 PM: Pitch Competition
Who will win your vote and win the pitch?
8:00 PM: LIVE Tweet With Startup Experts
More than a panel - more than a discussion - interactive conversation.
8:45 PM: Winner Announced!
You and the judges decide tonight's winner!

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Speakers
Michele Price - Breakthrough Business Strategies (Founder)
As a life-long entrepreneur working with brands like Ford to StartupGrind, I have generated Super Bowl-size results by putting into action solid business and communication strategies that help companies leverage smarter customer experiences that drive customer acquisition and retention. Michele leverages her voice from on stage as a professional speaker and behind the radio mic.

Kim Roxie - LAMIK (CEO)
Kim Roxie the Founder and CEO of LAMIK Beauty. Licensed Esthetician, Motivational Speaker, Philanthropist, and Community Advocate.

Hosts
Lance Black - TMC Innovation Institute (Associate Director, TMCx)
As a family and flight medicine physician in the U.S. Air Force, I frequently encountered poorly designed medical devices. I chose to leave clinical practice and refocus my efforts on the development of medical devices. As a clinician, engineer, and designer, I speak a multitude of technical languages that allows me to serve as a liaison and facilitator in this demanding development cycle.

Michele Price - Breakthrough Business Strategies (Founder)
As a life-long entrepreneur working with brands like Ford to StartupGrind, I have generated Super Bowl-size results by putting into action solid business and communication strategies that help companies leverage smarter customer experiences that drive customer acquisition and retention. Michele leverages her voice from on stage as a professional speaker and behind the radio mic.

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Global Partner
Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com)
Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.

Sponsorss
TMCX Innovation Institute (http://www.tmc.edu/innovation)
The Texas Medical Center’s (TMC) Innovation Institute is at the intersection of translating fundamental discoveries into commercialized products, whether they be new drugs, medical devices, diagnostics, or digital health applications that improve human health.

Breakthrough Radio (http://www.whoismicheleprice.com/radio-2/)
Breakthrough radio delivers weekly knowledgeable expertise and real-life examples for how to master the inner and outer game of business. Breakthrough Radio connects entrepreneurs globally, nationally, regionally and locally.

Plasyn (http://whitespacehou.com)
Plasyn is a viable business tool that functions for our customers to improve their business. At it's center, our service provides revenue to Hosts who then provide access for Guests at market rates into their unique workplaces

RODLS (http://www.rodls.com)
Revenue on Demand Live Streaming. When you need to see it LIVE NOW!

Buffalo Bayou Brewery Company (https://www.buffbrew.com/)
Houston's most creative brewery. A new twist to an old craft. With Creativity as our main goal, we subscribe to our own definitions regarding brewing parameters and guidelines, without sacrificing flavor or consistency.

Jack Gill Foundation (http://www.gillfoundationoftexas.org/)
In 1997, Linda & Jack Gill established The Gill Foundation of Texas to formalize the Gill family’s involvement in education. The Gill Foundation of Texas focuses on providing Scholarships for economically disadvantaged students; creating Centers of Excellence in technical fields (e.g., cardiovascular sciences, neurosciences and entrepreneurial programs for scientists, engineers & physicians); and creating seminars and programs to promote Interdisciplinary Collaboration at universities.

The Goose Society of Texas (https://goosesocietyoftexas.com/)
The GOOSE Society has a proven track record, diverse expertise and an extensive network that reaches both coasts. The GOOSE Society of Texas was established in 2005 by Jack Gill, a legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist, and Rod Canion, the founder and CEO of Compaq computers. GOOSE is now comprised of twenty-one members.

Longwood Ventures (https://lwvi.com/)
Longwood Ventures is an advisory firm focused on identification and resolution of organizational, structural, and operational concerns for businesses in a wide variety of industries. The foundation of our business is based upon advising in service industries with a current focus in healthcare and environmental services.

Partners
MassChallenge Texas (http://texas.masschallenge.org/)
As a not-for-profit, we rely on the generous support of our partners, who also enjoy privileged access to the most cutting-edge ideas and innovations from over 350 global, early-stage, high-impact startups each year and 1,211 alumni from across industries. Large corporates, governments, foundations and universities work with us to help advance their innovation agendas and transform their industries or ecosystems.

Rice University (http://www.rice.edu/)
Set in the heart of Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth-largest city, Rice is a comprehensive research university that fosters diversity and an intellectual environment that produces the next generation of leaders and advances tomorrow’s thinking.

Young Hustler Coffee (https://www.younghustlercoffee.com/)
Young Hustler delivers the best-handpicked coffee from around the world, and motivation messages from up and coming entrepreneurs directly to your door with free shipping. Unlike motivational Apps that offer a daily dose of inspiration. YHC offers genuine motivation by up-coming entrepreneurs. It's like having a mentor with your every step of the way.

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Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind).

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