Details
Date:

November 19

Time:

16:00 - 18:00

Event Category:

connect

Organizer

Impact Hub Houston

Email: houston@impacthub.net Website: Organizer's Website
Venue

Houston Exponential

410 Pierce St

Houston, TX, 77002

Join Houston Exponential to learn about progress in the ecosystem since launching the Fund-of-Funds; and stay for a chat with InnovationMap!

About this Event

In just two years, Houston Exponential has come a long way in connecting stakeholders across Houston’s innovation ecosystem, raising funds to spur local investment activity, and convening the region’s startup development organizations to facilitate greater communication and collaboration in supporting Houston’s tech entrepreneurs.

Join us for a conversation with the HX team and stakeholders to learn about:

  • Connecting the ecosystem
  • SDO Roundtables
  • Corporate Innovation Roundtables
  • Media Day
  • Investor meet-ups
  • Immersion Days
  • StartUp Happy Hours
  • HX Office Hours
  • …and Big Projects for HX 2020!

Afterwards, stay for a fun fireside chat with Natalie Harms, Editor of InnovationMap, and Brad Rossacci from Accenture on, “Houston is my favorite color!”

SPEAKERS

  • Natalie Harms: Natalie is the inaugural editor of Houston InnovationMap — the only media outlet completely dedicated to Houston startups and innovation. Launched last year, InnovationMap reports on innovation within health care, energy, social impact, and more. She is also the host of the Houston Innovators Podcast — a weekly discussion with a local mover and shaker within Houston innovation. Prior to this role, Natalie served as associate editor at the Houston Business Journal and has eight years of professional journalism experience.
  • Brad Rossacci: Brad Rossacci gets out of bed every day to explore the unexpected + simplify how humanity lives, works, and plays. As Creative Director of Accenture’s Houston Innovation Hub, Brad blends the complex system of science. technology. imagination. + design. to dream up what could be + create what will be. Activating the rocket fuel of creativity + imagination, Brad designs delightful experiences that solve the hard challenges in our world; speaks around the world on how we get our humanity back; advises corporations, leaders, and start-ups on the power of creativity as a tool for innovation; and lectures on the influence of belief based design at Tier 1 universities. His primary focus is incubated through a Mars-Shot challenge: “How might we utilize the complex systems of science. technology. imagination. + design. to intuitively simplify and exponentially evolve our very human experience.”