Meetup is a social networking and membership site that believes, “Getting together with real people in real life makes powerful things happen. Side hustles become careers, ideas become movements, and chance encounters become lifelong connections. Meetup brings people together to create thriving communities.”
For Houstonians visiting their site, you can find like-minded individuals who are interested in almost any industry, hobby or interest you can think of. There are many tech focused meetups in Houston and it can be a bit overwhelming for newcomers to decide which one is the right one for them.
Certainly, you can choose by interest, but even if you do, which one is right for you. Below are 5 popular tech meetups in Houston, according to our instructors and students anyway. Feel free to check them out, or browse around and find the right one for you!
Whether you are developer, or an aspiring one, entrepreneur or new to the Houston tech scene and want to do some high-quality networking, Progammers Crew has you covered. Here’s what they’re about, “Programmers crew works to inspire, educate, and equip individuals with computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities, and give back to the community.”
This is a cool meetup that discusses topical and interesting issues such as “Angular vs React: Wheel of Fortune with ES7/8 Features!” They’re about meeting up to “Learn about and keep up-to-date on this amazing Facebook technology. Examine state management options such as Redux. Learn about functional programming and more…"
Come and showcase your startup or local entrepreneurship idea or watch as others showcase theirs. This is a fantastic networking opportunity! Here’s what goes on at this monthly event: “Join us for Houston Startups Demo day, powered by Softeq and BBVA Comapss! Top tier mentors, local investors, and personalized pitch feedback for participating startups. Whether you’re a serieal entrepreneur or just looking to get involved in the community, this event is for YOU.”
This active meetup’s vision is “to create and incredible network of empowered women who feel confident in their abilities to code and build software applications and technology solutions”.
This monthly meetup is “a loose group of hackers and security enthusiasts and security professionals in the Houston area”. Their meetups “offer 5-15 minute presentations about a large range of topics including computer security, physical security, pentesting, electronics, programming, general nerd/geekery”.