Houston Angel Summit Panel

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Last week, at the Houston Angel Summit organized by the Houston Angel Network (HAN), I had the pleasure of moderating a fireside chat with Tom Ball, managing director of Next Coast Ventures, and Venu Shamapant, founding partner of LiveOak Venture Partners. These Austin-based, early-stage venture funds were on a whirlwind …

Female Founders Breakfast

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On Thursday, November 21st, Mercury Fund, in partnership with J.P. Morgan and Impact Hub Houston, hosted the Female Founders Breakfast at the Mercury office. Recent research reports have made us acutely aware that less funding and support makes its way to women-led startups. The causes are varied and complex but …

Five Questions for Mercury Fund Co-Founder Blair Garrou

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Five Questions for Mercury Fund Co-Founder Blair Garrou, was published in Xconomy and was written by Angela Shah. Blair Garrou, Partner at Mercury Fund, talks with Angela Shah about Houston. Blair Garrou is the kind of guy who prefers juggling a lot of balls at once. When oil prices cratered …

Q&A with Mercury’s Aziz Gilani

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This interview was originally featured on StartupHouston.com and was written by Tina Nazerian Mercury Fund, a seed-stage venture capital firm in Houston, makes equity investments in what it describes as compelling and novel software and science-based startup opportunities.  Recently, Startup Houston sat down with Mercury Fund’s director, Aziz Gilani, to …