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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…
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…
Economic Development

Houston Indoor Farming Co. Secures $50M for Expanded Facility

12/8/21
Houston-based vertical farming company Dream Harvest Farming Co. has secured $50 million in funding to build a new 100,000-square-foot indoor growing facility that will help it meet expanding demand…
Economic Development

Report: Texas Among States Leading on Talent Attraction and Retention

11/29/21
A new survey suggests Texas is one of several states leading the nation in talent attraction and retention strategy.  Respondents to a survey from the Site Selectors Guild, an association of leading…
Digital Technology

Digital Skills: Creating Pathways to Opportunity

10/27/21
The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a fundamental shift already underway toward digitalization of workplaces and workflows across the regional and global economy. The rate at which employers have…
COVID-19 Business Forums

National Chamber Day: Partnership's Impact

10/20/21
Since 1840, the Greater Houston Partnership has strived to make the Houston region the best place to live, work and build a business. Through the dedicated efforts of our 900 member companies in the…