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Is Houston a Good Place for Startup Companies to Thrive?

The number of startup companies in Houston has exploded in recent years. While many of these startups focus on oil and gas and the medical industries, there’s also innovation happening in other areas. On this edition of Houston Matters, we examine startups in Houston and whether there’s life and industry beyond energy and healthcare. Are […]

The number of startup companies in Houston has exploded in recent years. While many of these startups focus on oil and gas and the medical industries, there’s also innovation happening in other areas.

On this edition of Houston Matters, we examine startups in Houston and whether there’s life and industry beyond energy and healthcare. Are startups in other areas helping to diversify Houston’s economy? We talk with the managing director of a startup venture capital company here in Houston.

Then, we take a look at startup companies nurturing other startups in Houston. We’ll chat with Platform Houston and START.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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