Upcoming Events

Black in Tech Summit

2:00 PM - 1:00 PM
May 5

Capital Factory welcomes you to our 2nd Annual Black In Tech Summit! We're dedicated to increasing diversity in the tech community and making our coworking space an inclusive environment for people

Ion Startup Demo Day

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
April 29

Come out and hear a select group of local Houston startups pitch their company, share their current status, and tell us where they're headed next. Hear feedback from local Mentors, Investors and Subject

Volunteer Info Session: Lunch n’ Learn w/ Microsoft’s TEALS Program

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
April 30

Learn how you can support local teachers and make an impact on students' lives by teaching computer science in high schools.


The Accelerator Hub at The Ion houses several accelerator programs, including The Ion Smart and Resilient Cities Accelerator, The Ion Aerospace Innovation Accelerator, DivInc’s Accelerator Program, and the Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator.

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The Ion supports businesses at all stages of the innovation lifecycle and provides resources for those seeking to engage in the innovation ecosystem.

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Our Team


Jan Odegard

Interim Executive Director


Christine Galib

Senior Director, Programs


Deanea LeFlore

Senior Director, Partnerships


Stewart Cory

Director, Strategy and Planning


Tiffany Jordan

Director, Communications and Administration

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