Trailer Tail Spotted on US 59 in Houston

Spotted: Trailer Tail from ATDynamics

I first learned of ATDynamics’ Trailer Tail after they won the 2006 Rice Business Plan Competition (as Advanced Transit Enterprises). I had not heard or seen anything about them until this afternoon when I was driving home, and I finally spotted one of the gizmos in the wild.

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…

Capstone Panel from MBA Council of Houston's Impact Investing Seminar. From left to right: Michele Price, Jeff Reichman, Michael Rybarski, Juliana Garaizar, Kirk Cobrun.

The 3 Things Houston Lacks for Startups

As great as Houston may be, for a city trying to cultivate a vibrant startup culture, it still lacks three key ingredients for innovation success. The capstone panel at the MBA Council of Houston’s Impact Investing Seminar discussed in-depth what we as Houstonians must build over the next 20 years if we want to become…

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.

A closeup view of the efficiency gauge on a Toyota Hybrid.

Gamifying Green Driving with the GreenSpeed

My sister bought a new hybrid a few months ago, and she let me drive it when we went to visit my grandmother last June. In addition to the vehicle being deadly quiet, the feature that most caught my eye was the efficiency gauge that replaced the tachometer. Instead of letting me know how close…

Can you tell me how to get to Techstreet?

From international players to small business growth to incredible technological advancements, Houston is now one of the fastest-growing and most successful cities in the world. Any Houstonian who wants to make this the best city it can be should meet us at TechStreet. Daniel Cohen, Creative Director, Techstreet Houston My colleague Daniel Cohen, the founder…