American Exceptionalism, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship


Join MassChallenge to explore American exceptionalism, innovation, and entrepreneurship and the opportunities for Texas to grow into a global tech hub.

This event offers a unique opportunity to:

Gain insights into the challenges and opportunities presented by the rapid pace of technological innovation and its importance for entrepreneurship and economic growth in Texas.

Discuss the role of Texas as a key player in the geopolitical landscape, navigating relationships with global powers and leveraging its strengths for economic development.

Explore the opportunities for Texas to adapt and thrive in the face of economic disruptions, positioning itself as a leader in innovation and entrepreneurship amidst massive economic shifts.

Special guests for this discussion include  Cullum Clark, Director of Economic Growth Initiatives at the George W. Bush Presidential Center and co-author of "The Texas Triangle: An Emerging Power in the Global Economy," Nicole Small, CEO & President of Lyda Hill Holdings, one of the largest developers and philanthropies in Texas, Amy Jo Martin, founder and CEO of Renegade Global, a Texas-based professional training and coaching company whose client portfolio includes Dell, Hilton Worldwide, Nike, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, and Google, and Cait Brumme, CEO of MassChallenge, a top-three global accelerator program. 

Special thanks to Lyda Hill Philanthropies for partnering with us for this event.