I  Houston Technology Center


     Office Locations:

410 Pierce St.
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-658-1750
Fax: 713-658-1744



  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Houston Technology Center (HTC) is the largest technology business incubator/ accelerator in Texas. HTC provides in-depth business guidance, access to capital, introduction to service providers and entrepreneurial education to client companies representing the following key sectors: Energy, Life Sciences, Nanotechnology, NASA-originating technologies and Technology. In eight years of operation, HTC has provided feedback to well over 1,000 companies; and coached more than 250 companies, helping them raise in excess of $750 million, and create over 3,000 jobs. A non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, HTC is supported by more than 300 corporations and organizations, Houston's leading academic institutes, the Greater Houston Partnership, the Texas Medical Center, NASA-Johnson Space Center and the City of Houston. HTC serves as the Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (see profile) for Texas Governor Rick Perry's Emerging Technology Fund. HTC assists small to mid-size technology firms in expediting the commercialization of new life-changing inventions and improving research at Texas universities. HTC's 50,000 square foot state-of-the-art Midtown facility offers private, secured offices accessible 24/7, VOIP telecom system, network connections to printer/fax/copier and email. One hour of free IT desktop support per person per month and unlimited domestic long distance calling are included in the rent.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
    Get the complete investment team + individual email addresses for investment team partners. Get personal images, LinkedIn links, investment specialties, office locations and more with a National Database subscription.
    Jack Sim Vice President
    Paul Frison Executive Vice Chairman


    Portfolio companies include:

      Apaxis Medical
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      Blue Box Health
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      CMB Enterprise Solutions
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      Cognitas Technology
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      Covelo Group
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      Energy People Connect
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      Gimmal Group
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      Houston Medical Robotics
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      Intrepid Robotics
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      Laser Tissue Welding
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      Leonardo Biosystems
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      Nano3D Biosciences
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      NanoVaper Fuels Group
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      Open Geophysical
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      Rebllion Photonics
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      Seniors in Touch
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      Zilkha Biomass Energy
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