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Entrepreneur Video Series

Being an entrepreneur seems to be part of the city's DNA. Perhaps it stems from the wildcatter days, when prospectors staked their futures on the search for oil and, in the process, lost and won several fortunes in one lifetime. That spirit lives on in the thousands of entrepreneurs who work long hours with little sleep, often risking their life savings, a steady income and other life amenities to turn their bright ideas into reality. In this CultureMap special editorial series Profiles of Innovation, contributor Greg Scheinman and CultureMap staff writers capture the spirit of the men and women who make Houston an entrepreneur's dream.

Entrepreneur Video Series


On the Trail: 26-year-old Houston native creates a guilt-free treat with a purpose

By Rachael Abrams

Apr 8th, 2013 at 9:00 AM

Justin Anderson’s relationship with granola didn’t start softly. When he was growing up, the Houston native and Woats Oatsnack founder broke a bracket on his braces when he ...


Houston interior design firm makes prestigious Top 100 list: Life on MaRS is innovative

By Tyler Rudick

Apr 4th, 2013 at 11:39 AM

In just three short years, Houston design firm MaRS is already making waves far beyond Texas — going so far as to overtake global players like Gensler and Marimekko on Interior ...


New EaDo pet lounge/coffee shop offers dog treats for humans and flat-screen TVs for dogs

By Tyler Rudick

Mar 20th, 2013 at 9:17 AM

EaDo dogs and their human friends have a relaxed new hangout thanks to an innovative canine bakery that's blurring the lines between coffee shop and pet store. On the ...


OMG! Emoticons to be replaced by Reacticons crazy photo messages in a locally driven text revolution

By Whitney Radley

Mar 3rd, 2013 at 12:58 PM

Ah, texting. It gets us into trouble all too often, when no number of alphanumeric characters and not even the cleverest of emoji combinations can convey a precise degree of ...


Houston's new bike delivery service will bring almost anything to your door 24/7

By Whitney Radley

Feb 22nd, 2013 at 9:58 AM

Admit it, you've been there — hung over and in need of a greasy remedy, in a bathroom bind with no toilet paper in sight, in the middle of baking ...

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