HTC Partners

Our Partners

The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, or BAHEP, is a member-driven organization that provides the leadership to stimulate regional economic development and employment. Utilizing a collaborative committee structure, we engage more than 260 investor companies, business professionals, local governments, and educational institutions, in southeast Texas, to bring about prosperity and a high quality of life for the 1.5 million people who live and work in the region.


BayTech facilitates the collaboration between the Johnson Space Center (JSC) and industry & academia. The Bay Tech consortium is a partnership between BAHEP, JSC, and the HTC, with support from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund through the Gulf Coast and Bay Area RCICs.


BioHouston is leading a broad effort to mobilize the Houston region's civic, business, medical, academic and political communities to develop the infrastructure needed for the region to be a vigorous global competitor in building new life science and biotechnology companies in the Houston region.

The Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship (WCE) at the University of Houston

Ranked No. 1 by The Princeton Review, The Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship (WCE) at the University of Houston, formerly the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, has provided students a stimulating and exciting learning environment integrating real-world experience with traditional classroom education.

Consumer Energy Alliance

Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that supports the thoughtful utilization of energy resources to help ensure improved domestic and global energy security and stable prices for consumers.

Greater Houston Partnership

The GHP, Houston's leading business organization, is the primary advocate of Houston's business community and is dedicated to building economic prosperity in the region.

Greater Houston Manufacturers Association

Created For Houston Manufacturers by Houston Manufacturers We are a community of manufacturing professionals from the Houston area collaborating in an effort to promote the success of our individual companies and our region.

Gulf Coast Medical Device Manufactures

The GCMDM is a community of design, engineering and manufacturing companies serving the medical device industry and operating in the Texas Gulf Coast region.

Houston Angel Network (HAN)

The Houston Angel Network is a non-profit organization that provides its members a forum in which to efficiently evaluate promising early-stage investment opportunities.  Its membership consists of active and SEC-accredited angel investors who share the goal of making informed, collaborative investments in promising early stage Texas-based companies.

Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (HHCC) is the leading regional advocate for the economic and civic interests of the Hispanic business community. As such, the HHCC serves as an aggregator of information, resources and a promoter of interests related to the Hispanic Community both locally and nationwide.

Houston Technology Executive Council (TECH)

TECH Houston’s vision is to provide a forum for leading technology CEO’s to advance Houston’s technology future by: building personal relationships with a broad base of Houston’s influential business leaders and having regular presentations by key business and governmental leaders to keep abreast of technology trends and to influence public policy.

MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas

Our mission is to foster successful growth of innovative technology oriented enterprises in the South Texas area by providing access to MIT resources and through services and programs that inform educate and support these business endeavors.

Research Valley Partnership

The Research Valley Partnership serves as the catalyst of economic development in the Bryan and College Station region, connecting community, university and industry, and building upon the foundation of the Texas A&M’s global expertise in engineering, agriculture, animal health, energy and the biosciences.

Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship

The Alliance is Rice University's principal organization devoted to the support of technology and entrepreneurship. The Alliance is a collaborative effort among the Schools of Engineering, Management, and Natural Sciences.

START Houston

A unique, collaborative, work environment located in in the heart of East of Downtown (EaDo), Houston. We aim to provide a professional and fun space for designers, developers, freelancers, entrepreneurs, employees and thought leaders to collaborate together in the technology space.

Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program

SATOP, offers free technical assistance to small business owners, using expertise and technology housed within the U.S. space program. Engineers and scientists with the SATOP alliance partners volunteer up to 40 hours of free technical support per request to help entrepreneurs overcome their technical challenges in order to foster the development of better products and services.

Technology Incubator West Houston

Technology Incubator West Houston is set up to help entrepreneurial talent on the west side of Houston, the greater Katy area.

The Indus Entrepreneurs-Houston

TiE-Houston is a not-for-profit organization focused on fostering entrepreneurship through networking, mentoring, and participation in the local and global economy.