As the largest technology business accelerator in Texas, HTC advances the commercialization of emerging technology companies in the Houston area.  HTC’s Energy Incubation and Acceleration Programs take technology start-ups from early stage to maturity.  Each day, the staff and partners of the Houston Technology Center work closely with entrepreneurs and startup companies addressing their unique needs and goals by providing them with in-depth strategic and tactical business guidance, fundraising advice, and connecting them to opportunities, allies, and capital.

Energy clients represent but not limited to upstream, downstream, petrochemical, conventional, and renewable energy.

We welcome the opportunity to work with you to help your company become successful and meet its commercialization goals. For additional information on becoming an Acceleration Client please attend an upcoming orientation session.  These sessions are required for all Acceleration Clients.  

A list of our current and graduate clients can be found here

HTC South Campus
Jane Lea Hicks 
Acceleration Director - HTC South
HTC Main Campus
Nick Tillmann
Acceleration Director, Energy - HTC Midtown
HTC North Campus
Charles Wohl
Managing Director - HTC North



2016 Energy Acceleration Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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Official Energy Supplier of the Houston Technology Center