The president of Aexa Aerospace says hologram technology will be crucial as space travel expands, heading back to the moon and eventually beyond.
Innovation Map: Houston medical device startup closes $6M series A
Ictero Medical’s oversubscribed $6 million round was led by MedTex Ventures, S3 Ventures, and an undisclosed strategic investor, according to a news release.
Innovation Map: Houston beauty startup raises $1M, medtech accelerator opens apps, and more local innovation news
In this roundup of short stories within Houston startups and tech, local universities share big moves in cybersecurity and plant research, a Houston entrepreneur raises extra seed funding, and more.
Innovation Map: Houston investors, mentors name 9 most promising energy startups at Rice Alliance event
This week, 39 energy startup companies from all over the world pitched in Houston — and nine were recognized as being the most promising of the batch.
Innovation Map: Sports tech scale-up program launches in Houston, names inaugural cohort
okatok Labs announced five companies that make up its inaugural cohort. Pokatok is founded by Lawson Gow, founder of The Cannon; Chris Buckner, founder of Mainline; and Alex Gras, former chief commercial officer of The Cannon
Innovation Map: Houston hospital taps health tech company for remote monitoring and analytics partnership
Houston Methodist and Colorado-based BioIntelliSense announced a new collaboration to advance remote monitoring and analytics from in-hospital to at-home. BioIntelliSense’s technology includes its FDA-cleared BioSticker and medical grade BioButton.
Click 2 Houston: Analysis: Texans without high-speed internet are getting closer, slowly
The idea that internet access is a luxury was already demolished before anybody ever heard of COVID-19. But the pandemic — and the demands of switching work, school and medicine from in-person to virtual experiences — made it impossible for state officials to ignore.
Tech Crunch: Amazon’s cashierless Just Walk Out technology comes to Houston Astros’ Major League Baseball Stadium
Amazon announced today it will bring its cashier-free checkout technology, Just Walk Out, to a Major League Baseball stadium for the first time. MLB team Houston Astros will introduce the Just Walk Out system to two stores at Minute Maid Park, allowing fans to purchase food and beverages.
Innovation Map: Fast-growing energy fintech startup raises $50M series B
Houston-based ComboCurve announced today that it has raised $50 million through a series B funding round led by Dragoneer Investment Group and Bessemer Venture Partners.
Innovation Map: Texas punches in as one of best states for working from home, says study
The meaning of “going to work” is swiftly changing. The Ladders career platform forecasts that one-fourth of all professional jobs in North America will be remote by the end of 2022.