I had a great time yesterday at the first Houston Code Camp at the Microsoft Center. I ran into a number of my digest readers and had a chance to catch up on what everyone is working on with their tech startups and ideas.
Earlier this week, I also had a chance to learn a new skill – live streaming via uStream and recording simultaneously to embed in a website. I was at SpaceUp Houston’s Commercial Spaceflight Panel Thursday and if you missed it, you can still catch the video on SpaceUp Houston’s website now – there are some great presentations by aerospace companies, many of which are recent tech startups.
Have an event you would like to add to the calendar? Or did you really love or hate one of the events from this last week? Let me know – send in your feedback, comments, suggestions, rants and raves to: firstname.lastname@example.org or @sarahmworthy on Twitter.
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What’s Going on in the Houston Startup Community
When: Tuesday, August 23rd, 4:30 PM
Where: UT School of Public Health / Reuel A. Stallones (RAS) East Wing Room 305 – 1200 Hermann Pressler St – Houston, TX 77030
This is part of a tutorial series given by Walker Hale at the Texas Medical Center on the Python programming language. Newcomers are definitely welcome. It is not necessary to have attended previous sessions, so jump in!
Locksport International @ TX/RX Labs
When: Tuesday, August 23rd, 8:00 PM
Where: Tx/Rx Labs – 2010 Commerce St. – Houston, TX
They’ll be picking locks, listening to music, and generally having a riot. Let us know if there’s anything special you want to practice or experiment with, or teach us something new.
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
When: Thursday, August 25th, 8:45 AM – 5:30PM
Where: Houston Technology Center 410 Pierce Street, Houston TX 77002
Planning the details of your company’s roadmap to success is arguably one of the hardest tasks you will ever undertake, and the most critical to the successful launch and growth of your venture. Topics will include things like preparing a business plan, business structures and forms of ownership, financial projections, marketing, and finding capital sources.
Houston Drupal Users
When: Thursday, August 25th, 7:00PM
Where: Caroline Collective 4820 Caroline St Houston TX 77004
Join other Drupal users to share topics such as using views and what CCK modules people are using followed by a Q&A.
Houston Lean Startup Circle
When: Thursday, August 25th, 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Where: PROS – 3100 Main St. (10th Floor) – Houston, TX 77002 – USA
Eric Reis will video conference in for about 15-20 minutes for a Q&A, followed by a book review / presentation on Four Steps to the Epiphany by Steve Blank if we have time left.