While we all try and adjust to this new way of life, The Ion will continue to be a resource to our entrepreneurial community the best way we know how, by connecting our community and providing you with opportunities that you need to be resilient during these unstable times. Houstonians are resilient and we will get through this as we do with every other challenge that comes our way. I want to thank each and every one of you for continuing to help one another and your continued support of The Ion! We hope this page serves you well and we promise to keep you all up to date on everything innovation taking place in our community!
Gaby Rowe, Executive Director of The Ion
Support the Ion’s relief efforts with the City of Houston, Projects-Matter, TXRX, and others to make urgently needed personal protective equipment.
Closing the Digital Gap Call to Action: The Ion Smart and Resilient Cities Accelerator has launched a call to action for distance learning and online education-related technologies, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal is to source as many applicable startups as we can, provide them with support, a community, and introductions to decision-makers in Houston who are solving these challenges.
We've done a round-up of some of the most useful resources and articles for startups to use during the COVID-19 crisis.
TOOLS, WORKSHOPS, VIRTUAL PROGRAMS
- Post-COVID Fund: Ventures Addressing the New Post-COVID-19 World
- Main Street Lending Program for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
- Salesforce Care Small Business Grants
- OpenAI: Veteran Silicon Valley Investor Sam Altman's Call for COVID-19 Solution-Focused Startups
- Frontier: Coronavirus Funding Resources
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