EVENTS

We’re highlighting virtual events

The HX Calendar has always been your go-to source for Houston tech ecosystem events. During the current crisis, we are focusing on ONLINE events. Browse our calendar below for useful seminars, meetings, and mentoring opportunities provided by Houston’s startup development organizations and other ecosystem partners.  If you know of relevant online events not already listed, please submit them using the button below or contact us.

HX EVENT CALENDAR

Even though in-person events are on hold, there are still many ways to connect with the Houston startup community. Consider this your one-stop shop for all events and opportunities within Houston’s tech ecosystem.

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Successfully Engaging Remote Employees
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Working from home may be the “new normal.” And yet, thriving in this environment will take fresh perspective and habits.

This thought-provoking webinar will offer practical guidance for the challenges your newly remote employees are facing, as well as strategies to support your organization’s long-term remot

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Growing You Business with Constant Contact E-Mail Marketing
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kick starting an email marketing strategy can be a daunting task. It takes all of the things that small businesses and non-profits don’t seem to have: Time, effort and budget. This session is designed to assist you with finally taking the email marketing leap that you’ve wanted to make. Even if you have nev

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WEBINAR | Know Your Valuation for Equity Compensation (And Avoid the Perils of 409A)
12:45 pm - 3:00 pm

If you are a CEO or a CFO of a high growth startup, it is vital to understand how to value your company correctly. An IRS Section 409A valuation is an independent appraisal of the fair market value (FMV) of a private company’s common stock that determines the “strike price” for equity. If your company is plann

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Houston Freelancers Union SPARK
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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[Webinar] AMA: Online Data Science Alumni Panel
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Flatiron School’s Data Science alumni from our online program for an honest conversation about their successes and challenges changing their careers with a Data Science bootcamp. Dennis, Emily, and Alex will share what it’s like to learn online, how they made their decision to join Flatiron School, an

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Venture Summit West (Online)
All Day

The summit will feature over 150 venture funds as speakers/judges (many others in attendance), more than 100 Top Innovators as presenters, effective and seamless 1:1 meetings + chat, and high-level networking opportunities.

Code: PNPTCVIP (20% off)

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[Webinar] Thinking about a Tech Career? Start Here.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

RSVP here: https://hi.flatironschool.com/GTW-2020-05-05-ThinkingAboutaTechCareer_GTWRegistrationpage

Ready to change things? Learn how to launch a new career in code, data science, UX/UI design, or cybersecurity in this virtual info session hosted by Michael Boothroyd, Flatiron School’s Director of Admissions.

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Lunch N Learn: TEALS Volunteer Info Session (Virtual)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fundraising 101 Workshop Powered by Google for Startups
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Google for Startups is teaming up with BGV to deliver a series of talks for Black/Brown women to create a community, deliver educational content and help women founders build and scale successful companies by leveraging the best of Google’s resources, network and technologies.

Join BGV Houston and Google for Startups

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[WEBINAR] A New Era Of Influencer Marketing Is Here
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Speaker: Head of Platform Sales, #Paid

About This Event

What changes are coming for the ever-growing Influencer Marketing industry? Where did they come from? What does the future hold? #Paid is the North American leader in connecting brands with creators.

Instagram and Facebook are becoming far

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GA: Moms Who Hustle Networking Breakfast
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

You ran the mother ship. Now you’re ready for entrepreneurship. When you’re a mom, every day is a pivot. Now, learn how to pivot your ideas into business realities. Hear inspiring stories from moms that started own business and created their dream career.

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diversity Investor academy – Market Trends Early-Stage investment
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join us on this panel from around the USA with a team of diverse experts on early-stage investment.

We will be discussing the latest reports published, the trends in several industries, and how it could affect early-stage investment.  So bring your homework done, and your questions ready for our panelists.

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Making Money Is Simple (Webinar) – Ladies Get Paid
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

ed to take to expand your income without sacrificing your sanity. You may even have a little (or a lot) of fun while you’re at it!

About the instructor:

Rachel Rodgers is a woman of color, a mother of four and a seven-figure business owner—in that order. Rachel started her career working as a lawyer with nonpr

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Venture Summit West (Online)
All Day

The summit will feature over 150 venture funds as speakers/judges (many others in attendance), more than 100 Top Innovators as presenters, effective and seamless 1:1 meetings + chat, and high-level networking opportunities.

Code: PNPTCVIP (20% off)

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Leading Through Adversity: Crisis or Opportunity?
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Never before has leadership mattered more than right now, when the way forward is unclear.

Great leaders—especially in troubled times–move with agility to turn the tide in their favor. While others retreat, great leaders find ways to triumph. They lean in, when others are indecisive; they create opportunities, wher

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What is Venture Debt, and is it Right for your Company? (Online Event)
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

As startups have proliferated this last decade, so have funding options for entrepreneurs looking to scale and grow their businesses. One alternative financing model gaining popularity is venture debt. On this live Q&A event, experts on the topic will share the basics of venture debt and capital-based financing, ou

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Intro to Data Analytics
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Instructor:


Data Executive, Platform Architect and Technologist, Consultant

About This Event

Data drives decisions; are you part of the conversation around data?

Regardless of your industry or role, fluency in the language of data analytics will allow you to contribute to data driven decision making.

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COVID-19: What now. What next. live discussion series
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join KPMG for our next discussion on Restarting America: Charting a path to recovery by company and sector. Register here.

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Virtual Event with Cindy Eckert – Expert Entrepreneur with Over $1B Exits
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cindy Eckert, CEO of ‘Female Viagra’ Company, talks about her plans to make women really rich with Femtech Focus Founder Dr.Brittany Barreto

About this Event

Cindy Eckert is an expert entrepreneur with over $1B in Exits, CEO of Sprout Pharmaceutical, and Founder of The Pink Ceiling. Attend the virtual f

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SBA COVID-19 Relief Funds For Small Businesses Information Session (Online)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Friday, April 24th, President Trump signed a bill into law providing for $450 Billion in additional stimulus funding for loans designed to protect small business payroll. This new law promises to alleviate some of the burden many small businesses are facing. But with any government initiative, it is imperative to under

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The Impact of Covid-19 on Connected Devices (Online)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The digital-only event “The impact of Covid-19 on connected devices” will feature an interactive discussion panel with three industry speakers from the entrepreneurial world. They will share their different experiences with this pandemic; from difficulties with hardware production in Asia, remote health monitoring

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Curious About Starting a Career in Tech in 2020? (Online)
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
What kind of career opportunities are there within the tech industry now days?

One thing we know is that web developers come from different backgrounds. From teaching to consulting, design to accounting, and they’re here to tell you about making that transition. Hear from professional developers in the field about ho

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Houston Raspberry Pi Users Group | Hack and Tell + Tinker Time (Virtual)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Details 

We are a community of coders, artists, educators, and engineers interested in project-based learning with the Raspberry Pi platform. We also love the Arduino and everything DIY electronics!

We get together every month in an open and collaborative environment to quickly demo our projects, share our f

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Venture Summit West (Online)
All Day

The summit will feature over 150 venture funds as speakers/judges (many others in attendance), more than 100 Top Innovators as presenters, effective and seamless 1:1 meetings + chat, and high-level networking opportunities.

Code: PNPTCVIP (20% off)

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Rice Alliance Virtual Energy Tech Venture Day
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Hosted by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, 40 energy technology companies will present their 2 ½ minute business pitches. Most companies have initial funding and are seeking their A, B, C, or later rounds with technology validation, field trial experience, and/or initial company revenue. This fr

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How Your Investors Can Help Restart Growth
11:00 am - 11:45 am

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS SESSION?
The most valuable investors to have on your cap table are the ones that make a material impact on your business when times are tough. Lily Lyman is currently on the front lines supporting Underscore VC’s portfolio companies through this downturn and will share strategies fo

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Innovating Through Crisis: Strategies for Small Businesses to Survive and Thrive
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Lynda Applegate of Harvard Business School will moderate the discussion. Joining her are five prior winners of the Inner City 100 (IC100), an award published annually in Fortune the celebrates the 100 fastest-growing companies in under-resourced communities. The IC100 application is open, and we encourage you to

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How to Make Your Online Pitch Shine (Webinar)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

We’re running this workshop as an online event via Zoom. We’ll email the Zoom link to all the registrants shortly before the event starts.

Any questions, please email team@thecapitalnetwork.org


Founders, with everything moving online, are you ready to deliver a live pitch in a virtual setting?

Pitching online tak

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Startup Grind Houston: Protect, Persevere, Pivot? How Lessons from Permaculture can Guide Your Next Move
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As a founder, has your shock and upheaval from recent events sent you into a spin of questions and new problems to solve in your business? Are you ready to take on these challenges but could use a useful framework for thinking through these things in new and exciting ways?

Protect Persevere Pivot

In this fireside chat

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HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event featuring Fitz Gate Ventures
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

About this Event

YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6MUoIySMsM

FACEBOOK LIVESTREAM LINK: https://www.facebook.com/HoustonExponential/videos/557712661535899/

HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event featuring Fitz Gate Ventures

About HXTV Livestreams: These livestreams, which will include audience Q&A,

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User Experience Design Immersive Info Session
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Are you curious about General Assembly’s upcoming User Experience Design Immersive Course? Whether you’re looking to cross-over into a role that requires you to know user experience design, level up in your existing role, or you’re curious about user experience design, join us and figure out if this immersive cou
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Software Engineering Immersive Info Session
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Curious about General Assembly’s upcoming Software Engineering Immersive course? Of course you are. Whether you’re looking to cross-over into a role that requires you to know web programming, level up in your existing role, or you’re interested in programming, join us and figure out if this immersive course is a

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101 Business Angel Education: Financial considerations before writing a check
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us on this panel. We will be discussing the 101 Business Angel Education: Financial considerations before writing a check. Bring the homework done, and your questions ready for our presenter.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/soledadtanner/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jose-l-lazaro/

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Lunch & Learn: Startup Funding Rounds
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Capital Factory is excited to present a VIRTUAL Lunch & Learn brought to you by Geode Software! Learn more about “Startup Funding Rounds” in an insightful workshop lead by David Evans.

Seemingly every company wants to raise venture capital, but few founders are equipped to navigate the tangled mess of

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GA: Ladies Get Coffee
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

What better way to start your day than with pastries, coffee, and rad ladies? We’ve joined forces with General Assembly to host our monthly meetup and provide the fuel, aka caffeine and treats. YUM! Feel free to bring a plus-one: the more the merrier!

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/mjv-pq , ...

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One-Person Business Owners Meetup
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We are a group of professional freelancers and small business service providers! We are the dreamers, believers and movers of change. We don’t want to get handcuffed by a 9-to-5 lifestyle. Instead, we want professional freedom!

Are you a one-person business owner? If so, join our meet-up!! We have so much to share

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How to get Job after COVID-19 – Special Virtual Session With Q & A
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This Virtual Knowledge Session Is For All Working Professionals Across All Industries And Career Levels.

RSVP ON EVENTBRITE MANDATORY. CLICK BELOW LINK
https://bit.ly/2xw8Zni

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As companies move to remote work to fight the corona virus pandemic and an increasing number of wo

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A discussion on ‘reopening for business in a COVID-19 world’ with key business leaders
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this webcast we’ll consider the tactical and financial considerations of reopening businesses and how to create financial resiliency if responding to a longer downturn. Speakers include the CEO of a nationally branded consumer goods company, the CHRO of an international auto supplier, and the COO of a large transp

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Bridging the gap: Addressing the cyber challenges in the COVID-19 landscape
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Actions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 are forcing oil and gas organizations to increase their reliance on remote access and fewer on-site operational staff, raising cybersecurity concerns. Join us for a discussion on addressing the cyber challenges in the COVID-19 landscape. Register here.

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Nonprofit CFO roundtable – COVID-19: ASC 842: Leases
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A roundtable discussion for CFOs and controllers on the impacts of COVID-19 on nonprofit organizations. Register here.

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TaxWatch – Global mobility: Responding to COVID-19
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Explore how global organizations have responded and continue to respond to COVID-19, including impacts from an HR, global mobility, and tax compliance perspective. Register here.

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The State of Energy: Industry in Peril
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Register now to attend HBJ’s State of Energy free virtual webinar, where our world-class panel of experts discusses an industry in peril.

How will the energy industry’s downturn affect Houston’s economy? How will the decline in global oil demand impact Houston’s energy workforce now and in the future? W

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Road to New Reality: How to foster success with your technology and your teams in a remote environment
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover leading practices for working in a remote environment—ensuring effective risk management and team synergy in the virtual workspace. Register here.

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Houston DAMA Meetup
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Health Tech and Innovation (Online)
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Founder + CEO , Rosy


CEO + Co-founder, Health Wildcatters

About This Event

Ever wondered how the Health industry got to where it is today? The answer likely lies in tech.

Overview:​ At this virtual panel event, we host thought-leaders from a the Health industry to explore new i

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Hackster Hardware Houston in Cyberspace
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
[Webinar] 10 Things You Need to Know About Our Online Programs
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GA (Online) Starting Up: Career Transition for Mums
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

About This Event

You ran the mother ship. Now you’re ready for entrepreneurship or restart your career. When you’re a mom, everyday is a pivot. Now, learn how to pivot your ideas into business realities.

We’re here to tell you that it is never too late. Mums aren’t lacking drive or ambition R

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Starting Up: Career Transition for Mums (Online)
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Anna McKay - MAcc, ACC Photo


Founder, Parents Pivot

Meredith Wheeler Photo


Founder, Sesh Coworking

Maggie Segrich Photo


Co-Founder, Sesh Coworking

Gaby Rendon Photo


Small Business Owner, Back 2 Work Mom

Lian Pham Photo


Social Entrepreneur » Biohacker » Citizen Scientist » Change Agent

About This Event

You ran the mother

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2020 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

We are thrilled that you can join us for TNVC 2020, which will be entirely virtual this year. This event is the culmination of a yearlong effort to identify and provide support to Texas-best technology ventures. There will be several private semi-finals judging rounds on May 13, with an Entrepreneurial Perspectives pa

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Company Culture: Advice for Founders
9:00 am - 10:00 am

This is a virtual event. You must register here to attend: https://bit.ly/3cTaxa0
Subscribers can access this talk for free. Become a subscriber here: https://bit.ly/2QOAL4U

On May 13th we’ll be speaking with Ariel Kaye, Founder & CEO of Parachute, a modern lifestyle brand committed to making you feel at home. We’l

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Wellness Wednesday with Omflow
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Yoga with Omflow

Omflow, a Houston, Texas based global yoga community that inspires mindfulness, presence and awareness through the connection of self, breath and body is partnering with The Ion this Weds, May 13 to offer a 30-minute online yoga practice.


Register Here
: https://omflow.eventbrite.com
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Intro to Coding: HTML & CSS (Online)
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Explore the programming languages that power the web and write your first line of code.During our online introductory workshop, explore the building blocks of the web — HTML and CSS — and learn how you can apply these programming languages to develop your own simple sites.

What will the remote learning experience b

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Baker Botts Office Hours
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Have legal questions about how the COVID-19 pandemic affects your business?
Our partner Baker Botts L.L.P. is proud to offer free virtual office hours for our community members on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM throughout the month of May.

Baker Botts is an emerging company with venture capital lawyer

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Energy Sector Webinar: Imran Kizilbash and Dr. Ram Shenoy
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The energy sector has begun 2020 with a state of heightened volatility. The global spread of the Covid-19 virus has created both supply and demand shocks to the global economy, with an accompanying shock to the oil & gas markets. Hear from our panel of leaders from the energy sector discuss the state of energy macr

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Design Thinking & Innovation Meetup
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Design Thinkers,

This is our time to catch up and work on ongoing Design thinking projects. Join in if you want to learn the implementation aspects of the user-centered design in the real-world scenarios.

Agenda
-A brief on existing projects
-Need Analysis
-Further research planning
-Project documentation

Project details:

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Houston Raspberry Pi Users Group | Hack and Tell + Tinker Time (Virtual)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Details 

We are a community of coders, artists, educators, and engineers interested in project-based learning with the Raspberry Pi platform. We also love the Arduino and everything DIY electronics!

We get together every month in an open and collaborative environment to quickly demo our projects, share our f

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Powerful Motivation, Even During a Crisis! (Online)
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You’re spending a lot of time at home. You finished watching Netflix’s entire catalog for the third time, and you’re wondering how to make the best of a bad situation. What’s worse, you’re anxious about the pandemic, which negatively impacts your motivation. Sound familiar?

If you think th

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2020 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

We are thrilled that you can join us for TNVC 2020, which will be entirely virtual this year. This event is the culmination of a yearlong effort to identify and provide support to Texas-best technology ventures. There will be several private semi-finals judging rounds on May 13, with an Entrepreneurial Perspectives pa

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Planning Your Content Marketing & SEO Strategy
9:00 am - 10:00 am

This is a virtual event. You must register here to attend: https://bit.ly/3aIWHWv
Subscribers can access this talk for free. Become a subscriber here: https://bit.ly/2QOAL4U

On May 14th we’ll be speaking with Steve Pockross, CEO of Verblio about content marketing & SEO strategies for startups.

Join us at 10 am as we

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Artemis Answers: How to Invest in a Crisis
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Artemis Fund is excited to host a series of virtual events featuring key thought leaders in the investing and startup community. Guest speakers and Artemis will discuss topics related to investing and building business in these uncertain times.
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Dell Office Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

During this time, startups can AMA (ask me anything) in regards to IT pain points during thesetimes. Entrepreneurs may also use this time to brainstorm the back-end IT Infrastructure of their business. What laptop should I buynext or how do I implement a physical server to my business? No question is toosmall or too l

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Road to Recovery: Strategies for Business Owners
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Almost all businesses have been affected by COVID-19, but for small and midsize businesses the impact has been all the more acute. Many companies are finding themselves cash strapped, and more than half say their ability to run their business has been impacted*.

With the economic forecast uncertain, it can be difficul

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Intro to Funding Alternatives & Ask Me Anything
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us as we help navigate you through all the different funding alternatives for startups and small businesses!

Are you raising capital for your tech startup? Join us VIRTUALLY for an overview from experienced entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and angel investors at our next Intro to Funding Alternatives in

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COVID-19 and the CFO: Finance cost reduction strategies
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We will provide a framework for CFOs to responsibly tackle the cost takeout challenge—without jeopardizing long-term strategic goals. Register here.

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3 Steps to Pivot Your Business Online + Creative Ways to Monetize (Online)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Are you a business owner with an offline business that had to close and now looking for new ways to bring your business online?Are you an independent contractor, gig worker, self-employed or creative/artist that can’t do any in-person work and want to bring your talents and gifts online?Are you a 9-5er who is now
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Lone Star Energy Bar: Houston’s Climate Action Plan
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Greentown Labs and Lara Cottingham, the City of Houston’s Chief of Staff & Chief Sustainability Officer

This Energy Bar on Thursday, May 14. We will be hosting a meetup as a respite from the week to meet with your friends, neighbors, and peers who are entrepreneurs, investors, students, and friends of cl

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Startup Sistas: The New Normal
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Startup Sistas is a network for women of color startup founders, mentors, investors and allies building multi-million dollar businesses.

Unprecedented times, but we can’t stop! We still have to build and grow our businesses! The new normal! We are going to discuss how to overcome the obstacles we face. Getting to

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HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event ft. Golden Section Venture Capital
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event ft. Golden Section Venture Capital

About this Event

YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM LINK: https://youtu.be/cGR7iQDiHN4

FACEBOOK LIVESTREAM LINK: https://www.facebook.com/HoustonExponential/videos/238491644054789/

HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event ft. Golden Section Venture Capital

Abou

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Startup Sistas: In the New Normal
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-sistas-in-the-new-normal-tickets-103606405548

Startup Sistas is a community for women of color startup founders, mentors, investors and allies building multi-million dollar businesses.

Unprecedented times, but we can’t stop! We still have to build and grow our

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SOFTWARE ENGINEERING IMMERSIVE INFO SESSION
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Curious about General Assembly’s upcoming Software Engineering Immersive course? Of course you are. Whether you’re looking to cross-over into a role that requires you to know web programming, level up in your existing role, or you’re interested in programming, join us and figure out if this immersive course is a

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101 Business Angel Education: Financial Considerations before Writing a Check
11:00 am

101 Business Angel Education: FINANCIAL considerations before writing a check. Bring the homework done, and your questions ready for our presenter.

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Connect Like a Boss: Virtual Networking
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
This is an opportunity to learn from the best – serious wisdom, from seriously cool leaders and innovators, here to share the good stuff.Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur, looking for a new role, “stuck” in your career or just interested in meeting some new friends –– this event is for you! Join us for
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Fireside Chat: Alicia Barton of NYSERDA
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Listen to a conversation with Alicia Barton of NYSERDA on a career with perseverance, hosted by Emily Reichert.

About this Event

Alicia Barton is a Board Member at Greentown Labs and a cleantech leader, but it took a commitment to a path and some calculated risks to get there. Hear about lessons learned fr

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Not quite business as usual: State tax implications of a remote workforce
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Many employees, who are no longer able to travel or come into the office, have found themselves working in cities and states outside their regular place of employment. Having employees telecommuting from different locations raises some state and local tax issues which we will discuss during this session. Register here.

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Intro to Digital Marketing
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

See the strategies that drive today’s biggest brands.

Step into the world of digital marketing with General Assembly. During our online introductory workshop, explore the components of brand building and see how modern marketers drive successful campaigns using content, email, social media, paid advertising channels,

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Houston Data Analytics Meetup
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

https://www.meetup.com/Houston-Data-Analytics-Meetup/  

Beginners. Those new to Data Science and interested in learning the foundation for machine learning etc. This group will focus mostly on data mining techniques.

Intermediaries. Those who have started to get into the nuances of data science techniques and alg

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Intersection of Design & Technology (Online)
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a webinar including well-respected designers and developers about the importance of skilling up across disciplines, opportunities for cross-functional collaboration and how you can best improve your individual value, product and company productivity. These industry experts will speak to this hot-button issu
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Stimulating Urban Renewal through Entrepreneurship (SURE)
4:00 am - 5:30 pm

Dr. Saleha Khumawala & Charles D Becker

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Nonprofit Edition: How Data Can Be Leveraged For Good (Online)
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

With the ever-growing technology-focused world we are living in today, data has become a huge component of driving a business forward and assisting in making educated decisions.

Data is especially important for nonprofits who are looking to run lean and efficient for their cause. Whether it be for predicting future tre

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Transfer Pricing Considerations Resulting from COVID-19 (Session Two in the Series)
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • The unexpected outbreak of COVID-19 has significantly affected the global marketplace. As a result, transfer pricing issues are emerging that should be proactively considered. Topics for this second session will include:
    • An update on the OECD’s current transfer pricing workstreams and prospects for further guidance
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Intro to Product Management
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn the keys to driving product success.

Step into the world of product management with General Assembly. During our online introductory workshop, explore how product managers use leadership and versatility to launch products people love. Touch on key tools and techniques for testing, designing, and improving product

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HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event featuring Radian Capital
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event featuring Radian Capital

About this Event

YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3B1oz94MGhg

FACEBOOK LIVESTREAM LINK: To be added

HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event featuring Radian Capital

About HXTV Livestreams: These livestreams, which will inclu

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Data Analytics Remote Info Session (Online)
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Are you curious about General Assembly’s upcoming Data Analytics Course? Whether you’re looking to cross-over into a data focused role or level up in your existing role, join us and figure out if this course is a fit for you.During the upcoming information session you will:

  • Meet the GA team and potential classmate
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Hackster Hardware Houston in Cyberspace
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Capital Network: Sourcing Angel Investment Opportunities
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

One of the biggest challenges Angel Investors face is finding frequent and quality investment opportunities. Building a pipeline of opportunities and a network that fosters those opportunities takes time and strategy.

Continuing on their education series of “Becoming and Angel Investor,” Urban Capital Network is de

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Urban Capital Network: Sourcing Angel Investment Opportunities
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

One of the biggest challenges Angel Investors face is finding frequent and quality investment opportunities. Building a pipeline of opportunities and a network that fosters those opportunities takes time and strategy.

Continuing on our education series of “Becoming an Angel Investor,” Urban Capital Network is deliv

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GA: Secrets to Becoming a Great Software Engineer in 2020
10:45 pm - 12:30 am

Are you thinking about a career change? Maybe you are bored in your current role? You know you can make an impact but are just not sure where to go next? We’ve been there. We know the feeling. And we want so much more for you.

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/sur-dwqh-tjo
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Effectively Navigating Your Job Search Post Lay-Off (Online)
7:00 am - 8:30 pm

So you got laid off. And while it can be one of the most shocking, devastating, scary events to experience for many of us, you are not alone. And in case you need reminding: you are still valuable and talented, and you WILL get another job.

We can personally speak to the aftermath of being laid off, fired, and quitting

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COVID-19 Chief Audit Executive share forum series
8:00 am - 9:00 am

The series provides participants with a platform to discuss short- and long-term challenges and opportunities that COVID-19 is presenting to the Internal Audit function and profession. Register here.

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Ask The Experts – A Panel on Finance, Law and HR Regarding Small Businesses
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Experts from KPMG, Baker Botts and Insperity discuss financial, legal and human resource topics related to COVID-19 and the pandemic

About this Event

Join The Ion as we welcome experts from KPMG, Baker Botts and Insperity to discuss financial, legal and human resource related topics related to COVID-19.Our

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Elevating the employee experience and digital tools in the wake of COVID-19
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join HR Executive Magazine and KPMG for a series of roundtable discussions on the HR workforce during and after COVID-19. The biweekly series will consist of 4 webcasts in total with topics including:

— May 20: Elevating the employee experience and digital tools in the wake of COVID-19
— May 27: Scaling out: how HR , ...

Baker Botts Office Hours
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Have legal questions about how the COVID-19 pandemic affects your business?
Our partner Baker Botts L.L.P. is proud to offer free virtual office hours for our community members on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM throughout the month of May.

Baker Botts is an emerging company with venture capital lawyer

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COVID-19: Work reimagined virtual event series
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • COVID-19 is placing unprecedented demands on business leaders, enterprises, and organizations globally. Join us for these virtual events for insights to help organizations drive the way forward with resilience, recovery, and vision.
  • Point of contact: Paul Lipinski
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A Day iIn the Life of a User Experience Designer (Online)
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

If you are curious about a new career as a User Experience Designer, join us for a panel discussion about what day-to-day life looks like in this in-demand field. Our panelists will provide insight into their roles, help you understand what is needed to get there, and, just maybe, inspire you to make a change.

During t

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[Webinar] Breaking Barriers: Asian Pacific Pan American Month Panel
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

RSVP here: https://hi.flatironschool.com/GTW-2020-20-05-BreakingBarriersAsianPacificPanAmericanMonthPanel_rsvp.html?utm_source=gotowebinar&utm_medium=Admissions&utm_campaign=rg–cam-no_campus-mkt-gbl-gb-&utm_content=–5-20-20breaking–rid-recmRaCN68EKrbGRn

Join Flatiron School as we bring toget

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Data Science Remote Info Session (Online)
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Are you curious about General Assembly’s upcoming Data Science Course? Of course you are. Whether you’re looking to cross-over into a data focused role or to level up in your existing role, join us and figure out if this course is a fit for you.During the upcoming information session you will:

  • Meet the GA team and
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User Experience Design Immersive Info Session (Online)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you curious about General Assembly’s upcoming User Experience Design Immersive Course? Whether you’re looking to cross-over into a role that requires you to know user experience design, level up in your existing role, or you’re curious about user experience design, join us and figure out if this immersive cou

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Houston Raspberry Pi Users Group | Hack and Tell + Tinker Time (Virtual)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Details 

We are a community of coders, artists, educators, and engineers interested in project-based learning with the Raspberry Pi platform. We also love the Arduino and everything DIY electronics!

We get together every month in an open and collaborative environment to quickly demo our projects, share our f

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Houston Raspberry Pi Users Group | Hack and Tell + Tinker Time (Virtual)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Event Details 

We are a community of coders, artists, educators, and engineers interested in project-based learning with the Raspberry Pi platform. We also love the Arduino and everything DIY electronics!

We get together every month in an open and collaborative environment to quickly demo our projects, share our f

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Energy Unmanned Operations: Now & Next in the New Normal
10:00 am - 11:00 am

The global COVID-19 pandemic has altered the industrial unmanned sector in so many ways…with an increased interest in automation for critical infrastructure.

Hearing and talking directly with energy asset owners about their current programs and operations, as well as what they are planning moving forward is key i

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KPMG TradeWatch: How transfer pricing and customs alignment can help enhance cash recovery during an economic downturn
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • During this webcast, leaders from KPMG LLP’s Trade & Customs and Transfer Pricing practices will discuss how collaboration between transfer pricing and customs can turn challenge into opportunity and help enhance liquidity and cash-flow savings.
  • Point of contact: John McLoughlin, Brian Cody
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BBL Ventures Energy Challenge Kick-off Webinar
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We are launching a 6-week challenge campaign to find BEST in class solutions to BIG pain points in the energy and industrial sectors.

Winners are eligible for POCs, pilots and funding. 

BBLV works with all the large energy + industrial companies to map their pain points/technology gaps and then source teams that c

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HXTV | Building Venture Capital Relationships Virtually ft. Flyover Capital
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
HXTV| Building Venture Capital Relationships Virtually ft. Flyover Capital

About this Event

YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzQSKnpIEDY

FACEBOOK LIVESTREAM LINK:

HXTV| Building Venture Capital Relationships Virtually ft. Flyover Capital

About HXTV Livestreams: These livestreams, which

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GA: Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers: What’s Next in UX in 2020?
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This inspiring panel event series invites key players in Houston’s design community to offer a rare insider’s look at how they work and create. From branding to user experience to city planning, panelists will discuss how they approach projects from a design point of view, how design thinking methods help w

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How to Grow a Startup
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This is a group for tech startup founders, sales and marketing leaders and product and operations executives that want to accelerate growth.

At every stage of the startup journey there are key elements that accelerate or slow down your startup: this is where we talk about them.

Sample topics will include accelerating s

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Python Programming Remote Info Session
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Python is a versatile and widely-used programming language with many applications. Come learn how you can become a proficient and confident Python programmer.

During the upcoming online information session you will:

  • Get an overview of the curriculum and course objectives
  • Discover the perks of being a student at GA
  • Mee
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GA (Online): Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

About This Event

Overview: This inspiring event series invites key players in Houston’s design community to offer a rare insider’s look at how they work and create. From branding to user experience to city planning, panelists will discuss how they approach projects from a design point of view, how design think

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Intro to Coding: HTML & CSS (Online)
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Explore the programming languages that power the web and write your first line of code.

During our online introductory workshop, explore the building blocks of the web — HTML and CSS — and learn how you can apply these programming languages to develop your own simple sites.

What will the remote learning experience

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Restarting America: What now. What next. | Discussion 7
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Supply chain resiliency: The best ecosystem wins

In the era of COVID-19, organizations are monitoring their liquidity and the liquidity of their suppliers as frequently as on a daily basis. The pressure on the supply chain is at a breaking point. The competitively-advantaged are organizations with a strong ecosystem of

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“Why First-Time Founders Fail”: LIVE MasterClass
10:00 am - 11:30 am

1. Understand more about Digital Disruption, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

2. Learn more about the most important aspects of launching, scaling and raising funding.

3. Meet business experts that has over 15 years of experience helping founders build a successful startup and has over 750 Mil of combined funding raise

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Fireside Chat with Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us for an intimate & lively fireside conversation between Houston’s Mayor Sylvester Turner and Plug and Play CEO Saeed Amidi. Mayor Turner will share his leadership insights in managing the country’s 4th largest city and successfully handling crises like COVID 19, floods, and hurricanes.

May

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Restart America: Preparing for the Surge and Volume Re-Ramp. A Spectrum Health and KPMG Supply Chain Case Study and Perspectives
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Critical to meeting the COVID-19 surge was the Supply Chain function which was directly tasked with building critical amounts of inventory across masks, gowns, ICU beds, ventilators and all of the associated items we hear about on a daily basis. Critical questions emerged immediately around clinically appropriate mate
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Ask Me Anything E-Series: An Open Conversation for Entrepreneurs
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

TEN Capital Network‘s CEO, Hall T Martin, is proud to host our next “Ask Me Anything” E-Series.

This Series invites you to submit questions, and have an informative conversation about raising funding with our CEO. Entrepreneurs that are raising funding, or are about to start their raise can join this

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101 Business Angel Education: Legal Considerations
4:00 pm

101 Business Angel Education: LEGAL considerations before writing a check. Bring the homework done, and your questions ready for our presenter.

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Hackster Hardware Houston in Cyberspace
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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COVID-19 Disruption in Consumer & Retail: Tax, Trade, and Value Chain Implications
10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • An interactive discussion on the tax and trade issues relating to supply chain restructuring faced by Consumer & Retail companies.
  • Audience: Board of Directors, Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Supply Chain Officer
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Scaling out: how HR is accelerating the future of virtual support during COVID-19
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join HR Executive Magazine and KPMG for a series of roundtable discussions on the HR workforce during and after COVID-19. The biweekly series will consist of 4 webcasts in total with topics including:
— May 20: Elevating the employee experience and digital tools in the wake of COVID-19
— May 27: Scaling out: how HR , ...

Baker Botts Office Hours
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Have legal questions about how the COVID-19 pandemic affects your business?
Our partner Baker Botts L.L.P. is proud to offer free virtual office hours for our community members on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM throughout the month of May.

Baker Botts is an emerging company with venture capital lawyer

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INTRO TO DIGITAL MARKETING | LIVESTREAM | MAY 27
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

See the strategies that drive today’s biggest brands.

Step into the world of digital marketing with General Assembly. During our online introductory workshop, explore the components of brand building and see how modern marketers drive successful campaigns using content, email, social media, paid advertising channels,

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Ion Startup Demo Day
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 

Top tier mentors, local investors, and personalized pitch feedback for participating startups — nothing’s changed but the address. Whether you’re a serial entrepreneur or just looking to get involved in the community, this event is for YOU.

Come out and hear a select group of local Houston star

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Blockchain & Fintech Digital Summit
8:25 am - 2:00 pm

The Future of Blockchain & Fintech: Discussing Challenges and Opportunities the sectors face during and post the Global Pandemic

Blockchain & Fintech has the potential to disrupt and transform numerous industries. These technologies enable the trustless collaboration, reducing complexity and creating secure an

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Webcast on How to Better Manage a Safe Return to Work – Framework, Technology & Insights
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We invite you to attend the latest Road to New Reality webcast, a new series devoted to providing you with the latest insights on how to meet the unprecedented challenges of a rapidly changing landscape.

Join our panel as we discuss KPMG LLP (KPMG)’s approach to reopening its business and the framework designed to he

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HXTV | VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event ft. RevTech Ventures
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event featuring RevTech Ventures

About this Event

YOUTUBE LIVESTREAM LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCTK7Fxmogw

FACEBOOK LIVESTREAM LINK: To be added

HXTV| VC Ask Me Anything Virtual Event featuring Radian Capital

About HXTV Livestreams: These livestreams, which will inc

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GA: Intro to the Houston Startup Community vol. 2
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This free event is an orientation to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in Houston. We will give you the inside scoop on Houston’s key events and meetups, people, companies, VCs, blogs, programs, and more.

This event has a video call.
Join: https://meet.google.com/rsm- , ...

Linkedin Power Profile For Tech Professionals
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

How do you capture your full range of skills in a way that speaks into career advancing opportunies to increase your stability during this pandemic?

You can’t afford to miss this workshop. In the midst, of COVID-19 there’s are flooded market of professionals seeking employment. However, there’s a plet

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Blockchain & Fintech Digital Summit
8:25 am - 2:00 pm

The Future of Blockchain & Fintech: Discussing Challenges and Opportunities the sectors face during and post the Global Pandemic

Blockchain & Fintech has the potential to disrupt and transform numerous industries. These technologies enable the trustless collaboration, reducing complexity and creating secure an

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How to Get Funded, If You Have No Idea Where to Start
9:00 am - 10:00 am

This is a virtual event. You must register here to attend: https://bit.ly/3dtitPx
Subscribers can access this talk for free. Become a subscriber here: https://www.stacklist.com/

On May 29th we’re speaking with Promise Phelon, Founder & CEO of The Growth Warrior.

Promise has raised over $100M in venture capital, and s

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Customer Journey Mapping
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Consumer empathy. It’s the key to successful product strategy, design, and marketing. Through it, we find unanswered questions, unmet needs, and ideas catalyzing behaviors. But building a business, product, or service around a point­-in-­time understanding of your consumer is a strategy destined to fail. To success

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Innovation in a Time of Crisis
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

How can innovation help address the major challenges (and seize new opportunities) being presented by COVID-19? What funding programmes can businesses tap into? How can University academics apply their research to help companies to become more resilient, to evolve and to innovate?

These are the questions that this mont

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The Shift to Profitability
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Innovation can be hard under the best of circumstances. In this strange new normal, social distancing is forcing many organizations to adapt – or die. In the free, highly interactive Shift Workshop, discover how your organization can survive and thrive in the shifting economy.

The Shift Workshop is for business l

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Unemployment: Special rules, who qualifies, and how to apply
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This will be a live virtual Event
Link to virtual Event: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/unemployment-special?utm_campaign=meetup

The nation’s federal unemployment infrastructure has been overwhelmed by the recent influx of unemployment claims filed. Many Americans are still having a hard time getting through as the COVI

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Sex, Fertility, and the Future of Women’s Health Tech
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

THIS EVENT HAS SHIFTED TO A WEBINAR FORMAT. You must RSVP using this link to receive full event webinar information: https://generalassemb.ly/education/sex-fertility-and-the-future-of-women-s-health-tech/los-angeles/115551

**WEBINAR LINK WILL NOT BE PROVIDED THROUGH THIS MEETUP PAGE**

About This Event:

Join us for a panel

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Transitioning to Product Management as a Data Analyst w/ Walmart & EY PMs
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you currently a data analyst and considering a transition into product management? Believe it or not, you can actually leverage your data analyst background to land a Product Manager role, even if think none of your skills can transfer over. In this webinar, we’ve invited a former Product Gym member (and form

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Pivoting Past Crisis – Virtual Business Experience
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pivoting Past Crisis is a virtual business experience for entrepreneurs and business leaders that are looking to gain knowledge to grow their businesses.

Our theme for this virtual experience is Using Crisis For Growth .

Many of us have a great vision for our businesses but might be feeling a bit off-track due to the

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[ONLINE] International Women’s Day – IWD Houston 2020
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

IWD Houston is a half-day conference with technical and non-technical talks on various topics of interest.

International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrations range from general respect and appreciation toward women to a celebration of women’s economic, technical, and social achievements.

This International Women’s

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iBridges Virtual Conference: Start-Up Survival after Covid-19
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hire Houston Youth: Virtual Tech Career Fair
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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