#SGWomen Celebrating Texas Female Entrepreneurs at TMC Innovation Institute

May 15, 2018, 11:00 PM – May 16, 2018, 2:45 AM

TMC Innovation Institute, 2450 Holcombe Blvd., Suite X, Houston, 77021

Every May all around the world Startup Grind gathers to celebrate female entrepreneurs with #SGWomen. Being Houston's industry agnostic startup organization means we meet and get to know women doing great things no matter their business vertical. We'll host both a pitch competition + fire-side chat, spotlighting women on the move.

In-person event

About this event

This is our most popular, signature event where we share & embrace our values:

Give First (before you ask)

Make Friends (not just contacts)

Help Others (before you help yourself)

And broadcast our Global Mission:

To Inspire, Educate and Connect Entrepreneurs.

This year TMC Innovation Institute co-hosts with Startup Grind Houston

Our goal is to spotlight female entrepreneurs and female-led startups in the Texas region.

We will host our yearly pitch competition and the startups pitching can exhibit their solutions both before and after our fire-side chat.

Ways You Can Participate:

#SGWomen (Apply Here-submissions open April 2) - We are kicking off the event with pre-selected female Startup founders & team members pitching before a panel of experts and attendees. These teams will also be exhibiting their companies before and after our signature Fireside Chat. This opportunity is available to 10 startups, Apply today!

Oh, Wise Ones (Apply Here) - Up your visibility while sharing your expertise as a Judge! We seek knowledgeable business leaders to give their comments and to share lessons with those pitching as well as with other attendees. Premium seating is included for the Fireside Chat and Q&A.

Listen & Learn - Be inspired by the Pitch session, learn at the Fireside Chat and Q&A, and connect with like-minded professionals. Month after month we consistently deliver impactful events, this one will not disappoint! Go ahead and choose your preferred ticket level, Grinder or Entrepreneur Partner. (Purchase Ticket Here)

Spread the Word - This is an effective and valuable chance to share your brand and message with Houston’s entrepreneurial community at one of Startup Grind’s signature events. Many influential Founders, Professionals, and Investors will be in attendance. We have several opportunities available, starting at $250. (Connect Here)

Check out what happened


  • Kerry Rupp

    True Wealth Ventures

    General Partner



May 15 – 16, 2018
11:00 PM – 2:45 AM UTC


Doors Open - Networking + Demo
VIP Demo With Startups
Pitch Competition
Fire-side Chat + Q&A
Demo With Startups & Networking
Doors Close


  • Michele Price

    Breakthrough Business Strategies

    Houston's Chapter Director

  • James Phelan

    Village Insights

    Partnership Director

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies


Pitch-a-Kid-Houston logo


Rice University logo

Rice University

Alice logo


Lone Star Veterans Association logo

Lone Star Veterans Association

MassChallenge Texas logo

MassChallenge Texas

GotSpot logo


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