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Houston Welcomes New Energy Software Headquarters

Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Group’s software licensing extension, has selected Houston, Texas as its first location for its US headquarters. Kraken Technologies is the foundation of all…
Economic Development

Economic Development, Public Policy and Addressing Violent Crime Among Topics in Partnership President's Address

The Partnership hosted the first in-person President’s Address this week for the organization’s members, with President and CEO Bob Harvey covering a variety of topics from economic development and…
Economic Development

Greentown Houston's Success a Testament to Local Energy 2.0 Companies Leading Energy Transition

Greentown Houston's success in its first year proves the world's energy capital is fostering the next generation of companies that will help lead the global energy transition. In April, Greentown…

How a Swampy Land Became the World’s Energy Capital, the Houston Phenomenon

Originally founded in 1836, the magnificent city of Houston has since become a multilingual referent of space exploration, medicine and petroleum. And although stethoscopes and rocket ships have…
Economic Development

Employers Tap First-Gen Students as 'Rising Stars' Through University of St. Thomas Internship Program

In his scrubs, sneakers and surgical mask, Peter Nguyen looks a lot like other staff of the Houston Methodist Research Institute for Technology, Innovation & Education (MITIE℠), in the Texas…

Illuminate Houston with Solugen

Dr. Gaurab Chakrabarti, CEO and Co-founder of Solugen, took the stage at the Partnership’s Illuminate Houston event this week to highlight Houston’s thriving innovation ecosystem and the success…