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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 […]

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Gambling, Spaceport Update, and Dog Park Visit: Houston Matters for Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Posted on · State Representative Carol Alvarado of Houston is sponsoring a measure during this legislative session that would create a Texas Gaming Commission. The commission could establish casino gambling in resort areas and in major cities, including Houston. Meanwhile, law enforcement officials in Harris County and the city of Houston have begun to tackle illegal gambling using […]