Competition Showcase Video
Our January 2023 Launch Party for HCC Business Plan Competition
Showcases an Amazing Community of Support for Entrepreneurs!
Hear & See Them - Our Competition Champions, Sponsors,
Trainers, Advisors, Eco-System Partners and Alumni
welcome entrepreneurs and celebrate our collective effort!
For a list of our featured guests see below!
2023 HCC Business Plan Competition Showcase Video
Great energy happens when these people gather!
What a community of support!
Champions - 5 mins
- 00:00 - Sandra Louvier, Director, Center for Entrepreneurship HCC Northwest
- 02:28 - David Regebaum, Entrepreneur in Residence, HCC Northwest
- 03:50 - Dr. Zachary Hodges, President HCC Northwest
- 05:28 - Dr. Maya Durnovo, Chief Entrepreneurial Officer, HCC District
Sponsors - 6 mins
- 13:29 - Nasr Khan, Wallis Bank
- 14:09 - Michi Clay, LiftFund
- 16:11 - Nasr Khan, Wallis Bank
- 17:43 - Gary Henderson, Allegiance Bank/Stellar Bank
- 18:24 - Dakota Mills, Frost Bank
- 19:31 - Harry Leach, Captial CDC
Competition Trainers - 7 mins
- 21:04 - Lyndsey Brantley, Camellia Alise, Alumni Sponsor
- 23:15 - Nannette Ray, TNR Management Consultants & Advisors, Bronze & In-Kind Sponsor
- 25:14 - Thea Goldin Smith, LevelVII Resources
- 28:14 - Austin Tenette, Focal Point Coaching
Lead Advisors - 2.5 mins
- 29:49 - Karen Sharp, Advisor, HCC Open for Business
- 31:41 - Weltonia Harris, Advisor, HCC MBDA Pandemic Recovery Center
- 32:13 - Christina Cornelius, Advisor, HCC MBDA Pandemic Recovery Center
Partners - 10 mins
- 32.40 - Small Business Administration Team
- 33:29 - Raj Mashruwala, SCORE
- 35:35 - Charles Capers, U of H SBDC
- 38:01 - Dr. Porscha Jackson, Mayors OBO, Liftoff Houston
- 40:09 - Eric Goodie, Houston Area Urban League
- 42:35 - University of Houston SURE
HCC Business Plan Competition Alumni - 25 mins
- 43:47 - Susan Repka, B2G Victory, In-Kind Sponsor
- 46:34 - Carmen Flores, Catapult, Art Gallery Academy
- 49:24 - Beth Guide, Vertical Web, Advisor, Bronze, Sponsor
- 50:29 - Megan Eddings, Accel Lifestyle, Bronze Sponsor
- 52:19 - Helen Callier, PermitUsNow, Bronze Sponsor
- 56:00 - Landi Spearman, Organized Shift, Alumni Sponsor
- 58:55 - Tennille Johnson, Scrubs To The Rescue
- 1:01:31 - Olivia Martin, KTX Window Cleaning
- 1:04:45 - Arneisha Sadler, Emeniss Call Center, Advisor
- 1:08:06 - Kim Roxie, LAMIK Beauty, Advisor, Alumni Sponsor
Who was there? Proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs who were interested in applying for the 2023 HCC Business Plan Competition and a wealth of so many incredible human beings who make the competition possible! They came together to mix, mingle and learn more from all parties involved!
Thanks to all past competition graduates, winners, our ecosystem partners, and competition leaders, trainers and advisors!
Thanks to all of our 50-60 advisors who have signed on for the 2023 HCC BPC Advisor Cohort!
We also thank those who participated in this video allowing us to showcase all who are contributing your time, effort and support making this outstanding competition possible!