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Texas Ranks No. 2 for Women-Led Startups

1/24/22
Texas climbed to the No. 2 slot in women-led startups in 2021 due to increased venture capital investments, according to a new annual report. In 2021, Texas was No. 6 in Merchant Maverick's best…
Education

Shell, Prairie View A&M Partner to Research Innovative Renewable Energy

1/21/22
Shell Global Solutions has partnered with Prairie View A&M University to launch a $5 million program to research effective carbon dioxide utilization and carbon capture methods. The five-year…
Real Estate

Houston Among Top Markets for New Apartments in '22

1/14/22
Houston developers are set to add more than 17,000 apartment units to metro Houston's supply this year, one of the largest increases in the nation, according to a new report.  The report from…
Biotechnology

What Does the Word Manufacturing Mean to Houston?

1/12/22
For generations, the word manufacturing was synonymous with places. In Detroit, it meant automobiles; in Ohio and Pennsylvania it meant steel. More recently, in the Silicon Valley and the Research…
Digital Technology

Interstate 45: the Country’s Driverless-Trucking Testing Grounds

1/10/22
The stretch of Interstate 45 between Houston and Dallas is becoming a testing ground for driverless 18-wheelers. These big rigs are driving themselves between destinations hundreds of miles apart,…
Economy

Bayou Business Download: A Look at Houston's GDP and How It Stacks Up Against Other Major U.S. Metros

1/7/22
In this episode of Bayou Business Download, we discuss Houston's GDP and how our economy compares with other major U.S. metros. We're joined for this first discussion of 2022 by Partnership Senior…