Osha Liang sponsors OPEN Houston Annual Business Pitch Competition

Osha Liang announced today the firm is a proud sponsor of OPEN Houston’s 7th Annual Business Pitch Competition on November 5, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  Details of the event can be found here: http://www.openhouston.org/annual-conference-2016/.

The annual event is organized by OPEN Houston’s Charter Membership and Executive Committee.  The theme of this year’s event is “Opportunity of Adversity.”  OPEN Houston’s Annual Business Pitch Competition brings together startups from the Houston area to compete for a $10,000 first place cash prize. All of the competitors also gain access to venture capitalists and experienced executives from across OPEN’s network. Past winners have gone on to great success, including 2014 runner up Luminostics who were recently accepted into Y Combinator.

The 2016 Business Pitch Competition finalists are:

Blumio – Non-invasive continuous blood pressure monitoring

Dexmat – Pure Carbon nano-tubes

Otricath –Closed loop catheter system to treat liver cancer

ParkIt – Computer vision based parking management

Real Time Clinix – A better Tele-medicine experience

TAA – A better swab for rape kits

Voyager – Vascular Access Technology for Dialysis Patients

Peeyr – Platform for connecting students with tutors

GRIND – Basketball shooting machine

About Osha Liang
Founded in 1997, Osha Liang is an intellectual property law firm with a global presence. The firm has expertise in worldwide patent and trademark procurement, portfolio management, licensing, acquisition, due diligence, opinions of counsel, litigation, and strategic IP counseling, among other areas. With offices in Texas, California, Washington, D.C., France, China, and Japan, the firm prides itself in being one of the most technically and legally proficient Intellectual Property law firms in the world. Osha Liang is recognized as a top IP firm based on the number of patents issued. To learn more, go to www.oshaliang.com or connect with us on Twitter @OshaLiang.

About OPEN Houston
OPEN Houston is a voluntary not-for-profit association dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship and professional excellence. Our members includes professionals, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, scientists, social leaders, academics and students.  To learn more about OPEN Houston and the annual conference, go to http://www.openhouston.org/annual-conference-2016/.