Houston Technology Center announced today its first Canadian Client
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 5, 2006 - GuildOne, Inc.,a Calgary-based leading business solutions provider for the energy industry, has joined HTC as a Client company via its new US headquarters based in Houston. GuildOne is hoping that the move will enable the company to better deliver its comprehensive data management applications tailored to the needs of the region and the country.
“GuildOne, our first Canadian Client Company, is a validation of our efforts to work closely with Canadian companies seeking entry to the US energy market and vice versa,” said Bob Schwartz, Vice President, Director Energy Programs, Houston Technology Center. “GuildOne demonstrates strong innovation and has a solid track record for providing leading-edge technology business solutions. We are proud to work with GuildOne, and are confident they will be very successful in the Houston business market.”
HTC, Houston’s business accelerator and the largest technology business incubator in Texas, offers Client Companies in-depth business guidance including setting operational goals, advising and consulting on strategic business matters and serving as a coach for the entrepreneur. HTC also facilitate access to capital investment, professional services, potential corporate partners and mentors.
The acquisition of the new Canadian Client company is another step for HTC in expanding its scope of operations beyond the Texas Gulf Coast region and the US. HTC plans to further pursue opportunities that will allow the organization to widen its reach and advance the growth of its community.
“The Houston Technology Center is looking forward to working with our new Canadian Client” said Paul Frison, HTC President and CEO. “By providing our expertise, guidance and networks to this well positioned company, we hope to help GuildOne grow its business in the local energy market and become a visible success for Houston.”
About Houston Technology Center
Houston Technology Center (HTC), A non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, accelerates the commercialization of emerging technology companies in Houston by providing in-depth business guidance, access to capital and service providers, and entrepreneurial education. Additionally, HTC promotes Houston’s technology successes to enhance its position as a leading technology city and educates entrepreneurs and the underserved communities of Houston. Supported by more than 300 corporations and organizations, Houston''s leading academic institutions, the Greater Houston Partnership, the Texas Medical Center, NASA-Johnson Space Center, and the City of Houston, HTC has become the center of technology entrepreneurship by assisting more than 200 companies within several key sectors: Energy, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology, and NASA-originated technologies.
About GuildOne, Inc.
GuildOne is a leading business solutions provider that delivers comprehensive data management applications for the energy industry. Through its flagship product, Synergy 2, GuildOne provides organizations a one-window approach to asset optimization, which enables companies like EnCana, Nexen Inc., Pengrowth Energy Trust, Enerplus Resources Fund and Advantage Energy Income Fund to make better business decisions and ultimately yield bottom-line results. Synergy 2 is a trusted business application for the energy industry that simplifies comprehensive workflow processes through its one window approach to collaborative data mining, analysis and reporting. Turning complex data into intelligent information, Synergy 2 saves time and money by enabling proactive decision-making through its real-time reporting.
For more information contact
Hilla Barzilai – Abileah
Director of Marketing and Communications
Houston Technology Center