"This is where things get a little awesome." -Glen explains to PyHou how to build their own financial app.

Build Your Own Financial App with Python-Aggcat

For the Pythoneer who is dissatisfied with run of mill financial apps, Glen, head of PyHou, has the perfect solution, “Build your own.” On Github, Glen has posted the code for a client to access Intuit’s treasure trove of financial data. After creating a developer account, making a client and uploading a self-generated x509 certificate,…

Elaine and Mia won a copy of Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh and a Tendenci t-shirt, respectively, at Net^2's announcement event for Open Houston.

Volunteer with Open Houston to Make the City Better

The people from NetSquared and Code for America have launched a new initiative to help make Houston a better place to live and work. Called Open Houston, it aims to support public sector innovation in the city by building useful community apps on top of the city’s data and by leveraging public support to build…

Start Demo Day is October 23rd at Start Houston. Source.

Top 5 Startup Events this October in Houston

If you are like me, always scrounging around for your next fix from the Houston Startup and Entrepreneurship scene, then you will enjoy these 5 potentially great events. I have scoured the web (mostly Meetup.com and Facebook) to find the best, most interesting and sweet things to do this October.*

Rodney Giles from eOilBoom presents at Start Houston Demo Day

eOilBoom Wins Start Houston’s Sept. Demo Day

The top presentation at Start Houston‘s September Demo Day was eOilBoom, a new crowdfunding site for oil and gas. Their premise is simple: internet based crowdfunding for oil and gas investments in producing wells and in drilling new wells. The site allows accredited investors to put in as little as $5,000 in each project. This enables…

Enventure hosted a panel on Licensing Your Technology at the Rice University Biomedical Research Center. From left to right: Carol Nielson, Kevin Slawin, Ernie Davis, and Brian Phillips.

5 Takeaways from Enventure’s Licensing Your Technology Panel

Enventure, Houston’s medical entrepreneurs, were at it again last night.  They hosted a panel at Rice University’s Biosciences Research Collaborative which discussed how a researcher can best go about licensing her technology from her university’s or institution’s technology transfer office. The panel also considered how to build a successful business around such a technology. The crowd was…


Events at Start Houston this September

9/18 [Meetup] Slicing Pie 9/19 [Meetup] HOU Unity Group 9/21-22 [Hackathon] Agile Geophysics 9/24 [Meetup] Google Devs 9/25 DEMO DAY 10/3 [Reception] 3D Camp (ticket needed) [DAILY] Starting Something Learn more/register/start something here.