While Texas’ center of gravity for startups is in the Silicon Hills of Central Texas, the startup ecosystem in Houston has been steadily developing; aided by the strong energy and healthcare sector. These are publications, organizations, and other resources that anyone forming a Houston Startup would be wise to familiarize themselves with. If you have suggestions for additions, please reach out to me on twitter or make a comment.
Incubators – Accelerators – Founder Programs
Meet other Entrepreneurs – Find a Cofounder
Startup Houston – http://startuphouston.com
Houston Startup Weekend – http://houston.startupweekend.org
Houston Lean Startup Circle – http://www.meetup.com/leanhouston/
Enventure – http://www.enventure.org (healthcare focused)
BioHouston – http://biohouston.org
Level Office – http://leveloffice.com
Start Houston – http://www.starthouston.com
Station Houston – http://stationhouston.com
Publications – Blogs
Houston Business Journals – Startup News – http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/topic/startups/
Houston Startup Resources List – Houston Lean Startup Circle
Venture Capitalists – Angel Investors
Mercury Fund – http://www.mercuryfund.com
Houston Angel Network (HAN) – http://www.houstonangelnetwork.org
Texas HALO Fund – http://texashalofund.com
AngelList – Houston Investors – https://angel.co/houston/investors
Also see the Austin page. Austin VCs and Angels often invest in quality Houston startups.
Service Providers for Startups
See Austin page.
PivotDesk – find a place to work on your startup.
Houston Startups – Facebook Group