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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…
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…
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…
Q&A with Rice Alliance

Q&A with Rice Alliance

Rice Alliance, based at Houston’s very own Rice University, is the nationally-recognized initiative that’s committed to supporting technology commercialization, entrepreneurship education, and the launch of technology companies. Rice Alliance has a partnership with three of Rice’s academic schools – the George R. Brown School of…