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Keith Kreuer, Principal at RedHouse Associates and serial entrepreneur, has spent nearly three decades leading startups in the Houston area. After graduating from Iowa State, he moved to Texas and launched his career with Exxon. Later, he had a brief stint at Arthur Young as it transitioned to Ernst and Young, and began his startup career with a joint venture...

SpecMobile started this summer as team TraceMatters, who planned to bring real-time, lab-grade chemical analysis to upstream oil and gas service providers. Prior to OwlSpark, they hypothesized that their technology could be used by reservoir engineers to quickly analyze samples and make decisions to optimize the production of reservoirs....

AtmoSpark is developing a portable atmospheric water generator for sailboat owners who need fresh water while making multi-day cruises. Their technology takes atmospheric water, captures it, and purifies it into clean drinking water....

As another #bayoustartupsummer winds down, we’ve been taking some time to reflect on all that has happened this summer. The last few weeks have been quite a whirlwind as founders prepared for Bayou Startup Showcase, and we are excited for the weeks and months to come!...

We hope everyone had a safe and relaxing holiday weekend. We took a brief hiatus from the daily grind to celebrate America in style. Founders began to work with graphic designers to prepare slide decks for the Bayou Startup Showcase on August 1....

Doug Erwin, Chairman and Principal of RedHouse Associates, has been an entrepreneur most of his life. At seven years old, he started a paper route; his goal was to earn enough money to buy a motorbike. After buying his motorbike, Doug was able to double the size of his paper route. But he didn’t stop there. ...

Stress. Thinking about the word itself is overwhelming and chaotic. “Stress is universal. Students, employees, almost everyone is to some degree or another, stressed,” says Vidya Keertana, founder of Radiate....

These days, renters are moving frequently between cities and countries. So how can you make a house a home when moving and shipping costs have skyrocketed? That’s the question Bo Jin, founder of Ascent Décor, is solving. Ascent Décor offers rented or purchase-to-own home decor items to short-term apartment renters from a collection of tailored, pre-selected designer level home décor...

Week Five Sometimes it takes a little bit (okay, maybe a lot) of motivation to make it through a Monday. Kaz Karwowski, executive director of the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership, gave founders the boost they needed by way of discussion (and delicious eats) on motivating your team. Fueled and motivated, founders were ready for the week ahead. Since the beginning of #bayoustartupsummer,...

Brand is business, and for Robin Tooms, business is branding. Robin, Principal and Vice President of Strategy at Savage Brands, received her undergraduate degree in graphic communications from the University of Houston, and then went back to school to get her MBA at Rice University (‘04). She is passionate about helping companies position their brand, and found her sweet spot...

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