September 09, 2013
It’s a little quiet this week, as folks head back to school and the weather dips by a couple of degrees. Don’t worry — things are going to pick up and roar through September and October.
Learn about the JSC Space Health Innovation Hackathon at this month’s Health 2.0 Innovation Showcase – this Tuesday!
Join Houston’s Health IT entrepreneurs for some end of Summer fun with an Innovation “Show and Tell” at Rosemont Social Club Tuesday, September 10, at 7 PM. In addition to seeing demo’s from some of the hottest tech in healthcare, you’ll have a chance to hear from key NASA-JSC staff about the JSC Space Health Hackathon coming this October: http://www.meetup.com/Health20Houston.
Pitch your startup at the MEST Conference next week! $5,000 in prizes.
The first Medicine, Energy, Space, and Technology conference is September 18. Register your startup for the pitch competition and compete to win up to $5,000 in cash and prizes: http://www.mestconference.com/#!about1/c5ie — interested in attending, but not pitching? Tweet us at @startuphouston — we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away!
Before things get really busy this fall, take time to reconnect with some of your favorite monthly events:
Houston Lean Startup Circle – This Thursday!
The HLSC is a huge gathering of like-minded startup enthusiasts. Brought to Houston by Javid Jamae, it’s been going strong for over a year. This Thursday, we’ll be hearing stories from Cubit about successes and failures over their five years in business. 70+ people have RSVP’d so far — you can too: http://www.meetup.com/leanhouston/events/129902142/.
Houston Social Media Breakfast – This Friday!
Learn about the latest trends in social media from Houston-based PR entrepreneurs and executives. Curated by Kami Watson Huyse of Zoetica Media, the Houston Social Media Breakfast brings together 100+ people over breakfast on Friday morning. This month, featured speakers Michele Price, Eric Tung, and Madalyn Skalar will talk about fan engagement. RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/events/373606256102155/.
We also want to say thanks and give a shout-out to one of our subscribers, @mehrabm. Thanks to him, events are labeled with the day of the week and the date in our newsletters.
~ Sarah and Jeff
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