Leading Venture Capital and Innovation Insight

Illuminating the Power of Venture Capital

September 12, 2022

Location: The Ion
4201 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
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A Full Day of True
Innovation 

Bringing together lessons learned from venture capitalists, innovative corporations in Houston and the ecosystem.

Parking will be limited. 
Ridesharing is encouraged.
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THIS YEAR'S KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Gwyneth Paltrow CEO & Founder, Goop
Dana Settle Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Greycroft
Mitchell Green Founding Partner, LeadEdge Capital

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Gwyneth Paltrow

CEO & Founder, Goop

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Dana Settle

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Greycroft

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Mitchell Green

Founding Partner, LeadEdge Capital

 
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Mitchell Green

Founding Partner, Lead Edge Capital

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David Hall

Managing Partner, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Funds

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Morgan Flager

Managing Partner, Silverton Partners

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Tess Hatch

Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners

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Paul Hobby

Founder & Managing Partner, Genesis Park

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Jim Kim

General Partner, Builders VC

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Gina Luna

Managing Partner, Genesis Park

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Kush Parmar, M.D., Ph.D.

Managing Partner, 5AM Ventures

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Lainy Painter

Partner, Craft Ventures

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Chris Rizik

CEO & Managing Partner, Renaissance Venture Capital

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Dana Settle

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Greycroft

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Caitlin Strandberg

Partner, Lerer Hippeau

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Adam Sharkawy

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Material Impact

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Charles Tate

Chairman, Arva
Intelligence & Founder,
Yonder Hospitality &
Newton Nurseries

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Paul Cherukuri

Vice President of Innovation, Rice University

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Bob Harvey

President & CEO, Greater Houston Partnership

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Kyle Judah

Executive Director, Liu Idea Lab for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Lilie), Rice University

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Reginald DesRoches

President, Rice University

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Andrea Course

Venture Principal, Shell Ventures

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Dr. Peter Pisters 

President, MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Ron Haddock

Vice President Strategic Planning & M&A Transactions,
LyondellBasell

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Melinda Spaulding

Vice President for Advancement & Communications, Texas Southern University

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Douglas Terrier

Associate Director for Vision and Strategy, NASA Johnson Space Center

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Gaurab Chakrabarti

CEO & Co-Founder, Solugen
(Houston Unicorn)

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Martin Kay

CEO & Co-Founder, Entera

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Trevor Best

CEO & Co-Founder, Syzygy Plasmonics

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Gwyneth Paltrow

CEO & Founder, Goop

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Nic Radford

CEO, Founder, & Chairman, Nauticus Robotics

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Omair Tariq

CEO & Co-Founder, Cart.com

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Urvish Vashi

Chief Operating Officer, HighRadius
(Houston Unicorn)

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THE HX VENTURE FUND TEAM

Venture Houston Executive Committee 

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Sandy Guitar

Managing Director
HX Venture Fund

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Aleece Hobson

Venture Partner
HX Venture Fund

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Guillermo Borda

Managing Partner
HX Venture Fund

 

About the Organizer

HX Venture Fund is a venture capital fund of funds that creates a multiplier effect by linking the transformational power of world-class corporations, technology innovation, and high-growth startups with proven venture investment talent, company-building expertise, and capital. We are backed by some of Houston's most innovative corporations dedicated to creating a meaningful impact to the tech ecosystem. In addition, the venture capital funds in our portfolio bring their significant experience and, at their full discretion, risk capital to Houston’s best high-growth companies across all industry sectors.

MANY THANKS TO OUR SUPPORTERS

Support of the HX Venture Fund Limited Partners

Grateful for Our Sponsors

PLATINUM
GOLD
SILVER
BRONZE

Our 2022
Innovation Partners

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