As several hundred students prepare to walk across the stage at the C. T. Bauer College of Business fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 19, Eric Beydoun is already looking beyond his cap and gown as the CEO and co-founder of Wavve Stream, Inc.
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20 percent of Houstonians live in high poverty neighborhoods and over nine percent live on less than $2 a day. In an attempt to combat Houston’s poverty problem, Bauer College’s microfinance program formed to empower aspiring local entrepreneurs from underserved areas.
Houston’s energy boom has brought 630,000 new jobs over the last decade, during an unprecedented expansion of U.S. oil exploration and production. This rapid growth has also brought Houston shortages of housing, labor, office and retail space, among other things.
With the recent release of iPhone 6, 6 Plus, iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, shoppers are looking to score big during this year’s Cyber Monday. Many other retailers are moving toward dedicating an entire “Cyber Week” for shoppers to extend easy access to deals on devices.
Early in-person voting numbers for tomorrow’s state election proved to be at an all-time low for Harris County, down 33 percent less than the 2010 election.
As Texas continues to experience a drilling boom that brought supercharged revenue into the state, but also strained services and heightened environmental concerns, the Nov. 4 Gubernatorial election will prove to be a showdown of clashing energy platforms.