Houston Startups List

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Michael Klanac

Founder @gripeo • Founder @simple-apply • Studied at @state-university-of-new-york-at-buffalo

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Sid Prasanna

Founder @akros-techlabs; significant exp. in partner/channel sales, business development, corporate strategy in startups and large companies

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Geoff Nordloh

2 startups in Afghanistan; US Air Force comms & recon satellites; Stanford MBA, MSE; Princeton BSE; manage complex engr programs; int'l structure & finance

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Joe Schipani

Head of Sales and Marketing at Forbes' 22nd Most Promising Company 2013. Decision scientist and architect, technophile, hater of salespeople, sales 2.0 journeyman, value generator. Site of the moment: http://picard.ytmnd.com/

ID 36539

Diego Torres-Palma

Civil Engineer/MBA and Co-Founder of OoOTie, Boston's only online bow tie boutique.

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David Gunn

VP Biz Dev @ SonarMed; Launched multiple start-ups incl bootstrap and corp funded; 20 yrs experience: consulting, products, strategy, partnerships; Cornell MBA

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CK Semlani


2 Turnarounds and Exits ; Over $200million in revenue generation; International Experience ; Board Member, Angel Investor; " RainMaker "

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Jordan Thaeler

Founded @whatsbusy. I execute like the Spanish Inquisition. Passionate about value. Conservative business models.

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Ben Debayle

Finance background. Big logo-lander. Market penetrator. Team developer. Product owner.

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Bryan Guido Hassin

Co-founder of three global cleantech startups (two acquired), CXO of two more (one acquired). @imd-1 MBA, @rice-university CS/EE, and ex @uunet

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Malcolm Sykes


Founder of @social-meter-inc

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Brandon Stein

Current Management Consultant at Deloitte, Texas MBA. Looking for challenging opportunity to drive growth, sales and marketing effectiveness. Extremely driven...right team and environment is key!

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Brad Sherman

Stellar track record of exceeding targeted objectives, increasing market share and diversifying product offerings

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Joel Wright

Studied at @university-of-edinburgh, @university-of-glasgow Worked at InstantAtlas; interactive web dashboards for health professionals.

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Sungho Yoo

Sales and Marketing Consultant. Always on the lookout for fun, life changing products, that want to grow big and tall :)

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Rich Winley

Founder @no-chains as my 4th company. With over 15 years experience in sales and marketing.

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Willie Swisher

Founder @noble-iron

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Herbert A. Molina

Created, put together, managed and grew Seagate/Seagate Software, McAfee, Openwave, Sybari Software( acquired by MSFT), Netforensics, OPG Tech in the U.S., LATAM and Europe.

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Patrick Kwiatkowski

CEO of Microcinema Intl. Strong international business background. MBA @university-of-chicago.

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Eduardo Gonzalez Loumiet, MBA, PMP

Entrepreneur, Advisor and Project Manager. Work at Uber Opearations. Co-founded BCMPros. Founded @gonzalez-loumiet-group and FuseTank.

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Koben Miceli

Koben Miceli has an extensive background in management. As General Manager at Catalent Pharma Solutions, Mr. Miceli oversees a pharmaceutical packaging facility

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Eshan Kejriwal

OwlSpark Accelerator Team, Company Founder, @rice-university

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Gilberto Hernandez

Rice EE, some background in CS/Software, building mobile education apps for underserved schools

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Amber Makhani

Rice University alumna with experience in client-focused technology work, fundraising and sales, business strategy, management, and data analysis interested in joining a dynamic, creative, and hardworking team.

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Angela Velasquez

An aspiring serial entrepreneur embarking on my biggest project yet! Cooper Untion Fine Arts graduate of 2008.

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Jonathan Tauber

Rice MBA, M&A experience acquiring 2 companies, Energy Commodity Marketing with Logistics Experience

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Xinchen Wang

Senior Analyst at the Yale Investments Office. BA in Economics and Math from Yale. Harvard MBA student beginning fall 2013. Prior internship experiences at Lehman Brothers and Citi.

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Calvin Schmidt

President of Rice Entrepreneur Club; Synthetic Biology Researcher at Rice University with First Author Publication; Biotech Equity Research Experience

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Michael Miller

co-founder | sales & marketing at The MobiSolution | Serial entrepreneur.

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Adrian Gallegos

Rice University BIOE, interested in biological solutions to food/energy scarcity and medical device development/maintenance

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Lawrence Johnson

CEO of Hurl. Background in sales and project management with Microsoft and Apple. UT Austin graduate.

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sandeep prasad

I am looking for a career. Not many people can say that they worked for the Pittsburgh Steelers, coached a soccer team, and been an extra in movies.

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Noam Bizman

Worked at @hp-software, @bmc-software, @idf

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Ashish B. Pawar

Worked at @systematix-infotech

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Sean Riordan

Investment professional with significant experience in Business Development, Financial Analysis, Sales & Trading for large merchant energy trading companies, O&G producers and start-up energy companies. I’ve been involved and added value to different busi

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Ron Long


Recognized thought leader and visionary who leads through the conveyance of desired outcomes and creating strategic advantages through people and technology

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Dean Alexander

Rice MBA whose only experiences are with startups; intimately familiar with culture and environments focusing on flexibility and sweat equity.

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Zach Capra

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John Archer

coming soon

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Kelsey Rosbach, Ph.D.

Worked at @pointcare-technologies, @nexcelom-bioscience • Studied at @georgia-institute-of-technology, @rice-university

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Marc Hayes Robinson

CFO/Owner at Bread and Fish, LLC. A diverse background, with a combination of legal knowledge as well as significant understanding of marketing strategies...I am currently learning certain programing languages (javascript, ruby, python)

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David Wen

Business-minded front end developer and UI/UX designer who loves using design and technology to solve problems and do good since 2007.

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Nader Islam

University of Texas at Austin; Masters in Accounting. 5 years spent in a combination of public accounting and operations analysis. Passionate and ready to translate corporate competency to a startup.

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Scott Holte

Enthusiastic business executive who delivers instant profitability to start-ups in expanding market share. Well known for jump starting early stage companies.

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Tamar Bobys

Business Development for new market, build market of loyal customers from nothing. Mastery of leveraging all connections to gain entry and market share. Very fast learner. Given the tools and the opportunity I continually surpass goals.

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Alireza Rahnema

Created the sales chanel and sales strategy for new market penetration, Lead a team of Engineers to the NRG Battle Finals Europe, President of HEC Energy club,

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Jan-Oliver Schmidt


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Josh Nakaska

Engg Product Line Manager. EE/CE PhD.

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Bhavesh Patel

Strong business mind focusing on financial analysis, modeling, forecasting, sales and marketing.

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John Polivka

Louisiana State University student, Writing/Finance enthusiast, 2-time published author, 2-time intern at Gregg & Valby, LLP

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Manfred Sternberg


Texas Business Lawyer. Health Information Exchange Leader.

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Orin Ford Flask

business development

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Weston Ludeke

CEO & Co-Founder at SwarmSports

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Katy Barson

New sales and business development expert - with a passion for being successful and competitive. Strong presentation skills which translates into closing business.

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Derek Roosken

Texas A&M EET, Engineer at Texas Instruments, L-3 Communications, and Cisco Systems. Strong entrepreneur aspirations. Experience in Sales, EE, marketings, Software, etc.

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A.L. Johnson

Account Manager | Client Services | Luxury Brands | Ray of Sunshine Licensing/Business Development Consultant & PT Talent Recruiter All-around busy body

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Aynne Kokas, Ph.D.

Fulbright scholar, UCLA PhD and international award winning communications researcher with multi-year social media and market entry strategy experience.

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Linda Marroquin

I have designed 30 apps using Patented User Interface technologies, I have launched 3 apps, working on the next 5.

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Nathan Guo

Studied at @university-of-texas-austin

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Makarand Vairagare

VP - Mobilty Practice Head at Progetan. In depth understanding of Mobile Business Landscape with special focus on Enterprise Mobility, Healthcare, Location Based Services, Mobile advertising, mVoIP, and Product Engineering. - Strong Presales, Business D

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Benjamin S

Founder of Media Gearbox. Current UHD student majoring in EIS. Strong business background with advanced technical skills.

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Francisco Soto

co-founder IPMS and YoY , studied business Chilean University ( UTFSM). I am Vice- President of @revokom Startup ( Surge Accelerator class `12)

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Willie Tran

Co-founder of SyncReel. Supply Chain Analytics for Sysco. High level of Supply Chain, Finance, and Customer Service background.

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Craig Crisler

Business Growth and Innovation Executive

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Michael Metzler, MBA, CSM

Worked at @SoftwaySolution @heatwaveint @ILIOSLighting • Studied at @universitat-autonoma-barcelona, @saint-edward-s-university - CSM & MBA in Digital Media Management

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Johnny Tumlinson

Decisive, analytical and logical leader. Future-oriented professional with ability to focus on the “big picture.” @texas-state-university-san-marcos BBA

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Thoa Nguyen

Project manager at Snooplo.com

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Jake Corley

Co-Founder of Flatscore. Worked at @united-states-marine-corps,

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Larry D. Lewis

Founder @mykelarry @ Urbflix • Studied at @full-sail-university-1 University Worked as a 3rd party with Google

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Guillermo Gonzalez

MBA with Finance concentration. CS and Math BSc. Programming since childhood. Have worked as consultant mostly for financial cos and telcos.

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Rodney Day

Successful at building large high-performance sales teams and leading sophisticated sales and marketing organizations to new levels of success.

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Sudhendu Kashikar

Strong business background. Brought several new technologies to market.

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Rafael Moreno


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Armen Suny

BS in Econ and BBA from #1 Entrepreneurship Program. Interned in finance, worked on team that got a book to NYT bestsellers list, also not an asshole

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Matt Dietrichson

Proven community organizer, event planner and educator. Worked at award-winning non-profit organization. High energy, fast learner, passion for sustainability.

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Lia Oprea

Innovative education specialist looking to branch out into the evolving technological era.

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Austin Moran

Founder of Vermont Print Recycling. B.S. in e-Biz Mgmt. Focused on Agile Development, Marketing, Media industry disruption

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Small business, high growth experience

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Phillip Roe

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Jon Nordby

15+ years of experience in Sales, Marketing, Leadership and Organizational Efficiency. Owned, operated and consulted for multiple orgs. in various industries

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Chinamarie Becerra

Houston's Hottest Hostess - The Entertainment Startup Consultant, CEO of Sirens Promo, Radio Personality for Dirtbag Radio, DJ Manager, Host on The Ruben Stunner Show, Content Coordinator for Voodoocru Mag - Houston

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Ashleigh Schap

Recent college grad in my freshman year of life. Looking to make it count. Big picture thinker, stellar networker, obsessed systems optimizer, textbook ENTP.

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Brandon Jenkins

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Robert Conrad

Invented the Zeno Acne Medical Device and founded Zeno Medical Corporation, leading the company to the #1 position in the acne care market worldwide.

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Michael Tsai

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Billie Bodine III

Internet Professional / Technology Specialist, specialization in networking

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Greg Bailey

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Wade Salazar

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Naren Duvvuru

Experienced in ramping up start-ups with minimal resources to go-to-market across enterprises, smbs.

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Dana Martin

Founder @express-legal-service, @onsite-transport • Worked at @terrapetro-llc

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Sacha Chatoor

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Rickeno Bullard, MBA

Commercial Pilot and Top Graduate MBA, Diversified business background, 2 startups pending patents.

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Ezuma Ofong

Creating opportunities. Entrepreneur, full-stack marketer, product.

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Steven Orbuch

MBA Student

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Johnny Mathis II

Vendor Consultant of 1800Registry.com; Strong Sales and Negotiation background. Worked for Cbeyond as a top sales producer .

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Charlie Talisman

Reflecting a lifelong fascination with cars, Charlie Talisman co-owns the single-location Houston dealerships Talisman Motor City and Talisman Suzuki.

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Came with nothing to foreign country (South Korea), devloped, sold Testing and Rubric software to Seoul Metro Gov.

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