The Bayou Startup Showcase is a celebration of entrepreneurship, the startup community of Houston and the university accelerator programs that support them. Jointly hosted by Rice University's OwlSpark startup accelerator and the University of Houston's Red Labs startup accelerator, the Bayou Startup Showcase provides an opportunity for startup teams from both accelerator programs to showcase their businesses to the greater Houston community.

Participants are required to register online.


  • 2 p.m. - Registration and networking
  • 2:30 p.m. - Welcoming remarks and introductions
  • 3 p.m. - Startup team pitches
  • 3:45 p.m. - Networking break
  • 4:15 p.m. - Startup team pitches
  • 5:20 p.m. - Closing remarks
  • 5:30 p.m. - Startup showcase and networking



Jones Graduate School of Business - Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005


Admission is free; registration required.
All events are subject to change due to weather or other concerns. Please check with the venue or organization to ensure an event is taking place as scheduled.