Whether you’re flying solo or growing your startup, there's a community of changemakers eager to connect and support you along your journey. Join us at these events — many virtual so you can attend from anywhere in the world — and start engaging with our global impact + innovation ecosystem!



(CS)2AI ONLINE: Power Grid Attack Detection & Response in a Blackstart Scenario

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Most of us never have to deal with power outages as more than a minor and brief inconvenience. At the other end of the spectrum, research scientist Tim Yardley faced the nightmare scenario of having to restore power to an electric grid from a blackstart situation while it was still under attack. Join us to […]

Europa Clipper: Mission to an Ocean World

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As part of its 2020-2021 Cosmic Explorations series, "To the Moon, Asteroids and Beyond: The Coming Decade of Solar System Exploration," the Lunar and Planetary Society (https://www.lpi.usra.edu/) presents Rachel Klima, Ph.D. Klima will describe the first mission dedicated to study an ocean world beyond Earth. The Europa Clipper spacecraft will launch in 2024 to study […]

From Climate to Weather: The Mechanisms of Global Warming

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Taste of Science Houston (https://www.facebook.com/tasteofsciHOU/) presents an online discussion of how climate change leads to extreme weather events. Description: "Over the past decade, we have seen many opposite extremes in weather. Some places have wild fires while others have polar vortices. Some get extended drought, while others (like Houston…) get frequent flooding. Much of this […]

Thinkful Webinar | Intro to HTML & CSS: Build Your Own Website

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*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-webinar-intro-to-html-css-build-your-own-website-tickets-136103518287?aff=Meetup *** Curious about coding, but don’t know where to begin? This workshop is the perfect place to start. Join us as we teach you the fundamentals of HTML & CSS while building an interactive website. In this workshop, you'll learn […]

(un)common connections: The Power of Protest

What matters to us today? In what society do we want to live in and what are we willing to do to make it happen?What matters to us today? In what society do we want to live in and what are we willing to do to make it happen? What kind of world do we […]

Venture Houston 2021

The Houston venture and tech ecosystem is exploding and it’s time to get involved! Venture Houston 2021 is the premier virtual event for entrepreneurs and venture investors to plug into what is happening in Houston. Taking place on February 4th and 5th, you will hear from many of HX Venture Fund's limited partner corporate CEOs, […]

WEBINAR | Understanding Angel & Venture Term Sheets: A Play In 2 Acts

Join The Capital Network & Morgan Lewis for a webinar on term sheetsWe’re running this workshop as an ONLINE event via Zoom. We’ll email the Zoom link to all the registrants shortly before the event starts. Any questions, please email [email protected] ---------------------------------------------------------------Term sheets got you tearing your hair out?Come to Understanding Angel & Venture Term […]

Crafting a Compelling Story with Kristen Shenk

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Speaker:Kristen ShenkFounder + Creative Director - MLTI NYC Details:Kristen is a creative director, She spend years honing her skills on brand messaging and advertising campaign for some of the largest companies such as Nike and Pepsi. She eventually founded her own design agency MLTI, —> "pronounced /multi/", to craft meaningful messages for upstarts and hip […]

Easy Financials for Startups Workshop

This interactive virtual workshop will help student entrepreneurs and other innovators put together a financial plan for their business.Entrepreneurs are often surprised as to why investors pay so much attention to an early-stage company’s financial projections. Depending upon the type of investor (friends and family, angel, VC) there’s a different investor profile, expectation of return […]

Money & Metrics: Using Lean Canvas to Evaluate Your Business for Growth

Join this interactive webinar to build your own lean canvas to analyze your business model, and set yourself up for long term growth. Jay Batson Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor at Walnut Ventures, Mentor in Residence at Techstars Boston Jessica McLear Angel Investor at Launchpad Venture Group, Mentor at MassChallenge, LearnLaunch We’re running this workshop as […]

Formation Lab

Spend two hours with Attorney Shakeatha Davis completing your Limited Liability Company form from start to finish!Whether you are a start-up or deciding to change your formation – attend the Zoom Formation Lab meeting at the WBEA-WBC with Attorney Shakeatha Davis.  You’ll spend roughly 2 hours completing your Limited Liability Company form from start to […]

Introduction to Lean Innovation

In this half-day workshop, you will gain understanding of evidence-based innovation methods.Making the world a better place is a messy prospect. However, innovators, whether directing groundbreaking research, designing new products, empowering communities or building new startup businesses, all must take similar first steps to be successful: knowing who one is helping, how and why help […]

Creating a Business Model Canvas for Startups Workshop

This interactive virtual workshop will cover the basics behind creating a business model canvas for your startup venture.Originally created by Alex Osterwalder, the Business Model Canvas (BMC) is a strategic management and entrepreneurial tool. It gives you the structure of a business plan without the overhead and the improvisation of a "back of the napkin" […]

[VIRTUAL] Houston DevOps Meetup: Winter Storm Uri – a Retrospective

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Hey all, this will be an open forum to talk about lessons learned, thoughts and idea related to what we just went through with Winter Storm Uri.1. How does DevOps apply to this past week?2. Where did you see areas for potential improvement in either electricity or water?3. Did you have any new ideas for […]

Kickoff and topic signup

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Kicking off the group again.Main goal is to get a listing of topics and speakers lined up. Bring ideas and participate!

Thinkful Webinar | Level Up Your Career With Thinkful

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*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thinkful-webinar-level-up-your-career-with-thinkful-tickets-136103620593?aff=Meetup *** It can feel intimidating to change career paths. You’ll face big decisions about how to invest your time and money. But the payoff is life-changing So we’re breaking it down. Start looking forward to your next chapter. We’ve seen […]

The Ion Startup Demo Day (Virtual Edition)

Station Houston 1301 Fannin St; Suite 2440; Houston, TX 77002, Houston, TX

Registration link coming soon! Top tier mentors, local investors, and personalized pitch feedback for participating startups -- nothing's changed but the address. Whether you're a serial entrepreneur or just looking to get involved in the community, this event is for YOU. Come out and hear a select group of local Houston startups pitch their company, […]

Hack and Tell (Remote edition)

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We are a community of coders, artists, educators, and engineers interested in project-based learning with the Raspberry Pi platform. We also love the Arduino and everything DIY electronics! For the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are holding our events every week online on Zoom. All levels of experience are welcome! Typical agenda:* Introduce ourselves* […]

Next Economy Conversations: Jay-Ann Gilfoy of VCIB

Meet Jay-Ann Gilfoy, CEO of Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB): a values-driven bank on a mission to finance a sustainable tomorrow. As we look to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that now, more than ever, we cannot go back to the way things were. From the climate crisis to deep social inequalities, the […]

Starting with Azure SQL Database Edge on Raspberry Pi

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Azure SQL Database Edge is a containerized application that runs on either an ARM64 or an x64-based processor. SQL Database Edge is optimized specifically for IoT and edge workloads running on resource-constrained interactive devices such as cameras, scanners, IoT gateways, and light-weight edge servers. Hasan will share his experience with installing and connecting Azure SQL […]