The Listies

We’re rolling out the virtual red carpet for The Listies!  With the “unprecedented times” 2020 gifted us this year, we deserve to celebrate the wins—big and small. Toast to best of Houston’s startup and entrepreneurial community in an awards celebration!

The Listies Awards Ceremony

Join us on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 3:00pm CST as we celebrate the best of HouTech!

Kick back, relax, grab a drink, and end your week with a fun-filled awards ceremony. Who knows, you might even win something!

Nominations Are Now Open For The Listies

Nominations are now open for the 12 awards below. Our panel of esteemed ecosystem judges will ultimately decide the winner, but do not make it easy on them!  The more candidates the better. Third-party nominations are preferred, but self-nominations are allowed!

Nominations close Friday, October 30th! 

In addition to recognition during The Listies event, winners will be featured in InnovationMap and receive a one-of-a-kind award courtesy of TXRX Labs!

Startup Awards

Soonicorn
Civic Innovation
COVID Pivot / COVID Phoenix
People's Choice Award
Welcome to Houston

Individual Awards

DEI Champion
Individual Contributor
Mentor of the Year
Outstanding Leadership

Corporate Award

Corporate Innovation
Sponsored by ChaiOne

Investor Award

Investor of the Year

Startup Development Organization Award

SDO Superstar

Listies Presenters

A big thank you to all of our judges and presenters of The Listies

Natalie Harms

Editor, Innovation Map

 

Presenting:

People's Choice Award

Stephanie Campbell

Managing Director, Houston Angel Network 

 

Presenting:

Individual Contributor

Brad Burke

Managing Director, Rice Alliance

 

Presenting:

Investor of the Year

JR Reale

Managing Director, Integr8d Capital

 

Presenting:

COVID Pivot

Jessie Bounds

Director of Innovation, City of Houston

 

Presenting:

Civic Innovation

Brad Rossacci

Creative Director, Accenture Innovation Hub

 

Presenting:

DEI Champion

Samantha Lewis

Director, GOOSE Capital

 

Presenting:

Individual Contributor

Rakesh Agrawal

Founder, CEO,  SnapStream

 

Presenting:

Mentor of the Year

Heath Butler

Partner, Mercury Fund

 

Presenting:

SDO Superstar

Jon Nordby

Managing Director, MassChallenge

 

Presenting:

Outstanding Leadership

Gaurav Khandelwal

CEO, ChaiOne

 

Presenting:

Corporate Innovation

Jenny Philip

Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, GHP

 

Presenting:

DEI Champion