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New fund emerges to aid Houstonians in need amid coronavirus crisis
https://houston.innovationmap.com/united-way-houston-endowment-create-fund-amid-coronavirus-crisis-2645584211.html Two Houston nonprofits have joined forces for the betterment of struggling Houstonians during the coronavirus pandemic.
Jersey Mike’s Opens New Location and Partners with Combined Arms
https://www.franchising.com/news/20200318_jersey_mikes_subs_opens_new_woodlands_location.html Franchise owner Cody Lovins with operating partner Veronica Lovins held a grand opening and fundraiser from Wednesday, March 11 to Sunday, March 15 to support Combined Arms.
Midstream Connect: A Place That Protects Pipelines And Profits
http://www.midstreambusiness.com/videos/midstream-connect--protects-1644526 How will the regulatory environment change in the next six months to a year? “We hear a lot from customers that are really looking for help,” said Louis Krannich, CEO of Remote Operations Center (ROC).
HISD trustees vote to keep Lathan as interim superintendent
https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/HISD-trustees-unanimously-vote-to-keep-Lathan-13317471.php#photo-16351947 Houston ISD trustees formally voted Thursday to reinstate Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan and take steps toward repairing their fractured relationship after an acrimonious meeting last week marred by personal attacks and a covert move to replace Lathan.
https://nextopvets.org/ Recognized for its philanthropic contributions, NextOp was awarded a 2018 Lighting the Way Award and $75,000 grant by the SunTrust Foundation .
Development of Distinction Awards
https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2018/01/30/photos-winners-revealed-for-uli-houstons-annual.html Winners revealed for ULI Houston's annual awards Sawyer Yards, The Headquarters, Avenida Houston, SEARCH’s House of Tiny Treasures and Levy Park were recognized as Houston’s most compelling and innovative real estate projects at the Jan
28 Houston area companies make Aggie 100 list
https://www.chron.com/business/bizfeed/article/28-Houston-area-companies-make-Aggie-100-list-14562600.php#photo-18499760 Houston made a strong showing on the Aggie 100 list of fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in 2019, with SIA Solutions earning the top spot.
Oil and gas tech startup Validere raises $7 mln in seed round
https://validere.com/validere-raises-7m-in-funding-to-bring-iot-and-artificial-intelligence-to-oil-gas/ Validere, a venture-backed oil and gas IoT and artificial intelligence platform has raised $7 million in seed funding to transform oil and gas trading and logistics through reliable data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) insights.
Energy Analytics Startup Validere Raises $15 Million
https://www.wsj.com/articles/energy-analytics-startup-validere-raises-15-million-11583960088Validere Technologies Inc., a startup providing analytics software for the oil-and-gas sector, raised $15 million as it expands its client base.
The Series A funding round was led by Wing VC, while Greylock Partners and Sallyport Investments participated in the deal.
Toronto-based Validere’s software, sold on a subscription basis, uses artificial...