1 Million Cups


Join us for 1 Million Cups Houston Wednesday at 9 a.m.
at Fruition Technology Labs (Hwy 288 Northbound and Holly Hall)

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April 01, 2015
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Jarrell Liner @goodspire

The Goodspire mobile application provides the daily inspiration and encouragement that users need to be the best that they can be in the four core areas of life; fiscally, spiritually, physically, and in their career. We call this Goodspiration!

Meet the Organizers

Anthony Covington @ehcov

Avid problem solver, entrepreneur, and Professional Yes Man™, Anthony seeks to empower communities and bring ideas to life.  Anthony is currently directing Cerberus Star Enterprises, which integrates video as a data point to a better decision making process.

Tenecia Brown @TeneciaNicole

Tenecia Brown, is the Founder and CEO of Grade:Ness Coaching Concepts a platform whose mission is to coach, train and connect women entrepreneurs with capital to build a thriving business. Starting out as an Edtech startup, Grade:Ness has evolved into a customizable platform for women entrepreneurs to plug into the expertise, resources and connections they need the most. To date, Tenecia has received numerous accolades which include Winning in the Best Market Validation Category at the #YesWeCode Hackathon during Essence Fest, joining a roundtable discussion on the White House initiative “It’s On Us” Campaign with Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, being a part of the 1 Million Cups family as a 1 Million Cups Houston Organizer, and being named a EBW2020 (Empower One Billion Women by 2020) Global Ambassador by Ingrid Vanderveldt. Tenecia is a member of eWomenNetwork, an avid reader, chess player and sponsor to young women. Tenecia also, travels the world with The Takeover, an annual international travel movement and currently resides in her beloved hometown of Houston, Texas.

Past Organizers
Ramón Lozano @tweetsramon
Rebecca Rodriguez none yet

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Past Presenters

Coughy Cup, Inc.


Coughy Cup, Inc. manufacturers and markets cups, lids, tissue and filters for coughing and sneezing. A Coughy Cup is a new approach to managing the spread of germs & viruses from coughing and sneezing. Our designs are able to easily and conveniently channel 100% of the aerosol from coughing and sneezing through filters that kill 99.9% of cold and flu viruses in 15 minutes or less.



An online community for entrepreneurial women to build community of colleagues, connect with experts, learn & sell courses.

Simplified Neuroscience


A service and consulting company for individuals looking to get state-of-the-art brain mapping on functions personally important to them.

Rootz Inc.


We create premium Bluetooth devices allowing users to stream audio wire-free. Our luxury proprietary product that differentiates us is our patented SLD Headset. With the integration of Wifi, Bluetooth, an android media module, & USB port we have transformed a basic functionless headphone into a Smart Listening Device. Now users can converse, download their favorite songs, media files, & mobile apps (Such as Pandora radio) directly to their headsets.

Holomar, Inc.


Holomar, Inc. offers a Patented Cloud Based Project Planning platform with three interfaces tailored for Consumer, Architect, and Medical Facility planning needs. In all these use cases, the user has been seeking real world product interaction with the architectural drawing of their building's spaces. Now we can visit websites or stores, click on products or scan their codes, see the product "In-Our-Place", instantly know how much is needed and how well "it" fits, and estimate costs. All worries resolved.

The Wife Registry, LLC


A free wish list and reminder service for couples. Allows users to add products from anywhere online to a personalized wish list. Wish lists may be shared or kept private and users purchase gifts directly from retailers. Users can set up special occasion reminders for their partner or themselves.

Ziqqu LLC


Ziqqu Forge is an online platform where founders can make, organize, and defend the key assertions of their startup. The high-level overview of a startup can be captured in about 10 minutes (similar to a business model canvas), yet the assertions of the business model can be fully explored and supported by evidence (similar to a business plan). This all takes place on a nimble online profile designed to take startup collaboration, coaching, and validation to a whole new level.

Gradeness has a for-profit and non-profit structure. On the for-profit side: Gradeness is an extension (or add-on) SMS alert notification that integrates with the Learning Management System (LMS) software teachers currently use in their classrooms. Gradeness makes it painless for the teacher to notify parents when their children have homework and need tutoring. On the non-profit side: Gradeness is an institute that inspires parents, students and teachers to become makers and creators instead of consumers.

CRG Medical


CRG Medical is a private company providing healthcare information technology and services that including resources from an array of partners and individuals. CRG Medical began as a response to the 1999 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report “To Err is Human” recommendation to reduce preventable medical errors in the US by fifty percent in five years and was incorporated in 2004. In 2012 CRG Medical’s KBCore product won the Challenge 2.0 “Purple Button” award for patient safety event reporting from the ONC

Seln (Celine) which stands for simple enough to learn now is a language fluency app designed to make you fluent in any language guaranteed within a year.

Software as a service live entertainment matching, booking, and payment.



At 4DSales™ we really do understand the struggles of sales people, because we are sales people. And because we are sales people, we know what is involved in presenting your company and solutions to customers and potential customers in a way that stands out. With over 80 years of experience in sales and sales leadership at IBM, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, The Sabre Group, Esker Software, MacroSolve and Hitachi, we designed 4DSales™ to be intuitive for sales professionals to use leveraging visual selling concepts to engage customers on a different level. We use patent pending-technology on the iPad and Windows 8 tablets to give you a powerful tool that is elegant, engaging and always ready. And best of all, it’s intuitive, easy to use and your customers will view you differently. Don’t believe us? Check out the videos posted on the website, or one of the testimonials from our clients.

Gilaxy Studios - COLOR! with Jackie Gil


The ultimate goal is to provide a financial resource, a media network and distribution center for local artists, small-budget filmmakers and TV producers to showcase their films or video series. Currently, Gilaxy Studios provides high-quality productions from short documentaries to live streams. Its flagship ongoing project is a new concept mobile platform webseries tailored for today's culture: millennials & "Power Latinas."

Fit Armadillo


Fit Armadillo offers online group fitness programs and individual personal training sessions to help busy women enjoy fitness at their pace and their place. Owner and founder, Catherine Basu, MEd, is a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor who has worked at gyms throughout the country. She has a passion for helping beginners start a routine that fits their lifestyle.



Pixifly is a mobile app that allows you to search for Instagram photos based on time and place. Instead of searching for photos based on keywords or hashtags, Pixifly lets you find photos by where and when they're posted, either by specifying the name of a place or zeroing in on a specific location on a map. Check out photos from different places and times or search in real-time to see what's going on in the area around you right now.

Noah's Walk, The Children's Book


Noah's Walk, the Children's Book is a business set up to promote and distribute Noah's Walk.

Women of STEM


Bringing together job seekers, employers, and recruiters in one environment. Creating an ecosystem for long-term career success.



If you read through scientific research on brain enhancing herbs, extracts, and nutrients, it is incredible how dramatically they can increase your cognitive functioning. However, there is a huge knowledge gap between what has been discovered and what the public are aware of. MentalBright is a product that has used these studies to create a brain supplement that improves memory and increases brain clarity and cognitive abilities.

Lend A Hand Family DBA (H3 Healthy Hip Hop)


At Lend A Hand Family, Inc., we strive towards reaching youth and strengthening our community. We have branded "Healthy Hip Hop" music which impresses a mentality of overall positive living. Our exemplary music influences listeners to increase physical activity, value education and to work hard at reaching goals. We focus on creating products and services that will stimulate, motivate, and educate our youth.

Young Potential Development LLC YPD


Are we really preparing our children for the future? YPD is a company focused 100% on developing potential in teenagers and any one who want to have access to our four basic skills. The structured development of an individual’s innate, but often neglected: Energy Creativity Communication and Leadership skills This are the four pillars of YPD´s innovative and proven training method & program. YPD produces top of the line digital multi-platform content for teachers and students for classroom use as well as for online self-study.

Sibme was founded by career educators and experienced technologists with the mission to improve teaching and learning. Video has the potential to revolutionize the way we train, develop, and support teachers. Sibme is an online video collaboration platform that allows for the organization of classroom videos and related documents to support teacher development and training in a private and secure account that a school, district, or education-related organization manages.



ScribeSense makes testing less stressful for both teachers and students. Our secure online service automates grading process and provides insights on class performance.

AUGMENTe Tech Studio


AUGMENTe is an augmented reality leader that envisions a universe that takes you far beyond the everyday world to a deeper, more textured, holistic reality. Our innovation studio strives to guide humanity toward an amazing, awe-inspiring future by developing and integrating more innovative augmented and virtual reality applications that help businesses thrive. AUGMENTe products drive customers wild and stimulate purchase.

Fresh and Fluffy Natural Dry Dog Shampoo


Fresh and Fluffy is the only all natural, dry dog shampoo specially designed to freshen your dog’s coat and infuse it with a peppermint or lavender fragrance. It I 100% waterless and consists on only four all natural ingredients. It transforms stinky dogs into fragrant pups fast and easily without a traditional wet bath. Fresh and Fluffy stretches out the time between baths, promotes a healthier coat, soothes irritated skin, helps prevent fleas, and generally makes dog owners fall in love.

Biao Skincare


Beautiful inside and out, the acronym and essence of BIAO Skincare. A budding face in the beauty industry, Biao Skincare has set itself apart in the saturated market of natural beauty products. The pure, honest and effective skincare collection consists of three remarkable beauty essentials—a rejuvenating cleanser, lightweight moisturizer, and repairing facial mask.

LRNGO.com is a web-based marketplace where people connect to learn from each other—meeting locally at a library or coffee shop, or live on video chat from anywhere in the world. On LRNGO, you can pay an expert to teach you, earn money teaching, or barter and exchange live personal instruction with other users at no cost. Since launching worldwide in March, we have accumulated over 15,000 users in 195 countries (14,000 in the last 5 months).

Kiki Neumann Creations


Kiki Neumann is a Texas Folk Artist and Urban Street Scavenger that repurposes and upcycles cast off items. Kiki has gone from a local company to selling items across Texas.

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