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Tina Nazerian

Tina Nazerian is a rising junior at Rice University, and an aspiring journalist. She is a reporting intern for Startup Houston/January Advisors.
3 Questions for Will Clifton of Procyrion

3 Questions for Will Clifton of Procyrion

According to Will Clifton, Procyrion‘s Director of Research and Development, over 5 million people will benefit from their heart pump. “The only treatment options are currently medicine, and at some point the medicine is not enough, and these patients get really sick at…
A Look Inside of AMRI

A Look Inside of AMRI

AMRI, short for the Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute, is a fellowship program “dedicated to fostering collaboration between the open source Maker community, the DIY Bio community, and the scientific research communities. Fellows at AMRI use their familiarity with open source…
Q&A with Primer Grey’s Chris Valdez

Q&A with Primer Grey’s Chris Valdez

Recently, Startup Houston sat down with Chris Valdez of Primer Grey, a design and marketing company nearing its 5-year anniversary, to talk about his background, the company, creativity, and Houston’s shifting economy. Startup Houston: What’s your background, and how did…
Q&A with Mercury Fund’s Aziz Gilani

Q&A with Mercury Fund’s Aziz Gilani

Mercury Fund, a seed-stage venture capital firm in Houston, makes equity investments in what it describes as compelling and novel software and science-based startup opportunities. Recently, Startup Houston sat down with Mercury Fund’s director, Aziz Gilani, to talk about his…