Service Provider Network



To provide a network and support organization for service providers which will enhance the development of relationships and referral opportunities amongst service providers, HTC Client companies, and capital sources.

Background and Structure

The Service Provider Network (SPN) was originally organized by the Houston Technology Center in 1999 to bring together a group of qualified experts that could assist HTC client companies with their professional service requirements.


Member Service Companies include the following industry sectors:

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Consulting
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance
  • Legal
  • Marketing/Communications
  • Technical Services

Click Here for the List of Service Providers

Membership meetings are held once a quarter at the HTC facility. Each meeting consists of networking time, one speaker from the technology investment community (Venture Capital, Private Equity, Corporate or Angel Investor), one or more speakers from the membership, and other topics as designated by the group.


By Joining HTC’s Service Provider Network you get…

  • Direct leads to promising technology start-ups
  • Referrals from professional service firms in other verticals
  • Branding and exposure to Houston ’s technology & business community

How to Apply

HTC welcomes applications from professional service firms that have an active interest and involvement in the emerging technology and/or small business community. To start your application process, please download and review the Service Provider Network Application and sign up to attend an upcoming HTC Orientation, which is held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Orientation is required of all new applicants. You can register for the orientation online.

FEES: The annual membership fee for the network is $500. Annual fees are waived for Technology Champions Sponsors, non-profit / associations, and educational providers that meet qualifying requirements.

HTC will make a best effort to notify all applicants within 7 working days after receipt of the initial application. If you have not received any information after 7 days or if you have a question about membership requirements please contact us directly at 713-658-1750.

Contact: Deborah Mansfield
Director, Life Sciences Acceleration