Welcome Houston entrepreneurial alumni! We are excited to have you with us. All Rice alumni are given a complimentary RA|E&I membership. To commit to any of the Roundtables, please see the eligibility requirements below and fill out this Application Form.
Your application will be reviewed by our team for placement in the best-fit, available Roundtable. Once you have officially been placed on a Roundtable, please return to this page to pay your Roundtable Membership Dues below.
The Houston Roundtables are a forum that fosters peer-to-peer support within a small group of trusted entrepreneurs in a confidential environment. The roundtables allow members to draw from the expertise – lessons learned from successes and failures – of the other entrepreneurs in the group. The roundtables are designed to address your unique needs as an entrepreneur – tackling challenges in your business and personal life – to help you reach new goals.
To be eligible, you must be in the process of starting or have launched a new venture within the last year and willing to make a serious commitment of time and resources to meet with other Rice alumni who are starting or launching a company on a monthly basis.
To be eligible, you must be in the process of acquiring a company within the next year and make a serious commitment of time and resources to meet with other Rice alumni who are acquiring new businesses on a monthly basis.
To be eligible, you must have the ultimate decision-making authority and responsibility for your business venture(s). Eligibility may include co-founders when appropriate. The business must be in operation for greater than one year, and are typically more established and beyond the startup phase. Upon sale of business, members would have up to one year post-sale to launch a new venture to remain eligible for CEO Roundtable membership. A CEO Roundtable member must make a serious commitment of time and resources to meet with other Rice alumni CEO Roundtable members on a monthly basis.