HBJ on the $100M Texas Technology Venture Fund 2011

From the APRIL HBJ article on the Texas Technology Venture Fund 2011:

“(the) newly created Houston Technology Future Fund plans to raise $100 million in venture capital

The fund would provide equity to technology companies within a 30-county area in the aerospace, energy, information technology, life sciences and nanotechnology sectors. John White, a partner at Houston based venture capital firm Murphree Venture Partners , will serve as CEO of the fund.

White (Nashville Reference) will serve on the investment committee with Scott Crist of Houston-based Texas Ventures, Benton Mayberry of Houston-based Winston Sage Partners Inc., David McWilliams of BioHouston Inc. and Dennis Murphree, general managing partner of Murphree Venture Partners.

The advisory board includes J. Downey Bridgwater, HTC board chair and Sterling Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: SBIB) president and CEO and Walter Ulrich, president and CEO of HTC, as well as two unnamed representatives.”

 

Upcoming Public Speaking on Web Marketing

HoustontechnologycenterUpcoming public speaking stuff.  On January 13th I will be on a panel with home town favorite the Houston Technology Center (disclosure: HTC is a long time client of ours and uses Tendenci too!)

Capitalizing on Internet Marketing
Friday, January 13, 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. CST
http://www.houstontech.org/en/cev/?383

The panel and moderators are:

Moderator: Steve Latham, Founder and CEO, Spur Digital
Panelist: Ed Schipul, CEO, Schipul – The Web Marketing Company (me!)
Panelist: Tena Andrus, Managing Director, Idea Integration
Panelist: Kelsey Ruger, Director, Technology and Web Operations, WebXites and his blog

Panel Web Marketing Topics are:

  1. Strategy and a road map for implementing internet marketing
  2. Search engine marketing
  3. Email marketing
  4. Web Statistics and analytics