Houston Forward Times: 5G and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Could Help End the Digital Divide 

By Hazel Trice Edney, 4/8/22

The last two years have underlined what we already knew: the digital divide in America is real and has consequences for millions of Americans. An affordable, reliable connection is imperative in participating in the 21st century economy, and those families relying on mobile-only access are falling behind. Often, they cannot attend class online or seek a career opportunity that offers the possibility of working remotely. And as more services, job applications, and infrastructure moves online, the gap is only widening. 

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Greater Houston Partnership: Houston House Spotlights Tech and Innovation at SXSW

The Greater Houston Partnership hosted Houston House at SXSW, a two-day activation program led by innovation leaders and startup founders, from March 13-14. With over 630 attendees over the two days of programming, Houston House delivered a diverse set of panels discussing venture capital funding, equitable energy transition, commercial aerospace and more!

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Greater Houston Partnership: Venture Capital, Expansion of the Ecosystem Among Subjects Discussed at State of Tech

Technology industry experts from across the region gathered this week for the Partnership’s second annual State of Technology event at the Hilton Americas. A wide-ranging panel discussion covered some of the topics most important to Houston’s evolving tech landscape, including access to capital, the expansion of major tech players and the growing importance of environmental, social, governance or ESG in tech.

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