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Partners demonstrate their support of the Rice entrepreneurship ecosystem and broader Houston innovation community. Our partners accelerate the formation of start-up and innovation clusters in Houston, assist in the transformation of our city, attract new companies to our region, and help retain the best and brightest entrepreneurial Rice graduates in our community.

In addition to fostering the growth of the innovation ecosystem, partners gain access to a variety of exclusive and unique benefits determined by the partnership level. Some of these featured benefits include:

  • Public announcement of partnership through Lilie’s digital and social media assets
  • Quarterly invitations to RA|EI lunch and learn events
  • Access to Lilie alumni newsletter
  • Access to Rice preferred service provider database
  • Annual invitation to Lilie’s private, corporate partner breakfast with senior innovation community leaders
  • Partner branding featured at Lilie’s annual Napier Rice Launch Challenge
  • Annual invitation to discuss trends in innovation and entrepreneurship with Rice faculty and staff
  • And many more!

Interested in becoming a partner?

Contact our team to learn more.