Houston Matters

How Houston Entrepreneurs Are Using Business Sense for the Greater Good

Posted on · Social entrepreneurs are business people who use their work to address social issues like healthcare, renewable energy or access to clean water. We discuss social entrepreneurship in Houston and some of the projects Houstonians are undertaking here at home and abroad. We hear from Andyshea Saberioon, CEO and co-founder of PlegeCents, a crowdfunding platform that allows […]

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Houstonians Are Using Crowdfunding to Launch Businesses and Ideas

Posted on · The Internet has become a valuable tool for many people, including plenty here in Houston, to raise funds for everything from schools to business ideas. So-called crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo allow users to tap into potential capital from around the world to launch a new product or funds to complete an art project. […]