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Jeff Reichman

Jeff is the founder of January Advisors and the co-founder of Open Houston. He works on projects with startups, non-profits, big companies, and the City of Houston. Follow on Twitter, connect on LinkedIn, or check out FileUnderJeff.com.
Finish Up, Houston: October 10-12

Finish Up, Houston: October 10-12

There are lots of events that celebrate the beginning of projects — Startup Weekend, 3 Day Startup, various hackathons — but none that celebrate finishing a project.  Until now. Finish Up, Houston (or FU, Houston) is a weekend-long event celebrating the milestones…
MEST Conference Returns September 16

MEST Conference Returns September 16

Houston’s homegrown medicine, space, energy, and technology (MEST) conference comes back to the Rice BRC for its second installment on September 16.  You can get your tickets here. Focusing on some of Houston’s core strengths, the MEST conference is designed to…
How to Talk to a Houston Reporter

How to Talk to a Houston Reporter

I hear a lot of early-stage startups complaining that they struggle for media coverage. They can’t understand why their great idea or their new product launch isn’t news. I’ve had several conversations where people say that Houston media just “doesn’t…
Making Lab Equipment Open Source

Making Lab Equipment Open Source

Citizen science is growing pretty quickly. Already, Houston has a growing number of resources for independent researchers. Now, Richard Arnett is working to make lab equipment designs open source. Richard is crowdfunding his first project called ChromotagraDIY, an open source…
Investor Pitch Event Returns for Round 2

Investor Pitch Event Returns for Round 2

The Investor Pitch event returns to START Houston tonight, featuring three local investors pitching to a room of startups. This unique pitch event took root last month, with over 100 entrepreneurs showing up to hear what investors are looking for…