October 28, 2013
Happy Halloween Week!
We just got back from a week in Iowa for the UP Global Summit bringing together organizers and curators from StartupDigest, StartupWeekend, and StartupAmerica. We’ll have stories to share at StartupHouston.com soon.
In the meantime, come make your own Houston startup story at the next Houston StartupWeekend Nov. 15th-17th: http://houston.startupweekend.org/.
Check out these events this week:
Curious about cybersecurity?
This ever-evolving series of standards and regulations takes a Houston twist on Friday, November 1 as the Greater Houston Partnership hosts a luncheon dedicated to cybersecurity issues. RSVP: http://events.houston.org/?id=247&eid=471&Mode=ViewDetails.
If you’re a maker in Katy:
Be sure to check out the Katy Makerspace meetup on Saturday, November 2 at 12p. This nascent community will bring together the best of Katy’s makers under one roof. RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/Katy-Makerspace/events/147613952/.
If you’re a woman in technology and entrepreneurship:
On Wednesday, November 6, Women in Technology International (WITI) is hosting Allison Lami Swayer, CEO of Rebellion Photonics, to talk about growing a startup into $2.4M of projected revenue in two years. Cost is $25 to non members. RSVP:http://www.witi.com/houston/meeting.php?id=2841.
Put it on your calendar:
Open Houston / Tech Street Hackathon on November 9: http://www.meetup.com/Open-Houston/events/140551702/
Tech Street Houston on November 20:http://techsthoustonattendees.eventbrite.com/
Startup Softball (it’s back!!) on December 7:http://www.startupsoftball.com
~ Sarah and Jeff
Have an event you would like to add to the calendar? Or do you have big ideas on how we can help accelerate Houston’s tech startup community? Let us know – submit your feedback, comments, suggestions, rants and raves:http://startuphouston.com/contact-startup-houston/ and follow @startuphouston for daily updates and live conversations from local events.
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