Accelerating Houston's Tech Ecosystem


You shouldn’t need powerful friends to make powerful connections. We help connect like-minded innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and ecosystem partners.


We’re actively engaged in attracting the talent and venture capital Houston needs to grow. Let us help you discover if Houston is the right place to accomplish your goals.


Houston’s tech strengths, successes, and momentum deserve more attention. You won’t believe what’s happening here. See why Houston is innovation’s next big thing.

Front Door

As the digital front door to Houston’s vibrant innovation ecosystem, we are aggregating and networking with all engaged startups, investors, and needed resources.


❝This is a can do city. We've always been a city where you dream big, you make big things happen. We didn't become the energy capital of the world without putting forth that effort. Our mantra is: go big or go home.❞
Sylvester Turner
Mayor of Houston


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As a sovereign country, Texas would be the 10th largest economy in the world by GDP (ahead of South Korea and Canada) and Houston is the largest city in Texas.

Top Medical Institutions

Houston is home to the largest medical complex in the world, the Texas Medical Center, which provides clinical health care, research and education at its 58 institutions.

Biotech Specialists

The Houston region is home to more than 19,400 biotech specialists and 6,650 of the world’s top medical researchers. Nearly 4,200 clinical trials were active in the Houston region in 2017, roughly 13.4% of all trials in the country.

Languages Spoken

More than 145 different languages are spoken in Houston. That’s the third largest number of languages spoken in a U.S. city behind New York (192) and LA (185). More than a third of Houstonians older than five speak a language other than English at home.



Whether just getting started or looking to take your venture to the next level, tap into the HX network of resources and further your journey to solve the problems that will change the world.


Find your way around Houston’s startup community with our interactive map!

HTX Talent

Secure your next job in innovation or find your next star employee on HX’s job site.


Identify the next great opportunity by staying current with the latest events.


HX Blog

Whether you’re looking for innovation trends, the latest news, or innovation basics, read the HX blog to stay up-to-date.

Innovation Stories

Listen to stories from other Houston innovators in HX’s ongoing series of interviews. Get inspired by what’s happening in Houston.

Connect with HX

Connect with like-minded Houstonians through HX’s social media. Find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.


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