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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.
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…
When Good Drugs Fail

When Good Drugs Fail

There are many ways to fail in the pharmaceutical industry. Between all the research and clinical trials, new drugs have timelines and standards to adhere to, and there are lots of things that can go wrong. Most of the failures…
Getting to Know Tina, Our Summer Intern

Getting to Know Tina, Our Summer Intern

Hi Startup Houston readers! I’m Tina Nazerian, and I’m a native Houstonian interning this summer at January Advisors/Startup Houston as a reporter/blogger, which ties into the field I want to enter in the future – journalism. At my internship, I’m…