Incubators and Accelerators for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses
Robert Pieroni designs and implements strategies to accelerate the growth of innovation ecosystems to proactively advance a location as a preferred global destination for corporate headquarters. In Houston, Robert is the force behind creating the Downtown Launchpad, a 17,000-sf innovation hub, that will integrate specific ecosystem elements in a distinct space developing one of the most inclusive innovation hubs in the world. The project is anchored by nationally recognized startup accelerators MassChallenge, gener8tor, and globally recognized incubator Impact Hub. The unique group of partners enables startups and entrepreneurs to move seamlessly through the stages of startup production, all in one space. The project is quickly emerging as a powerful engine for economic growth and vitality, generating jobs and higher wages for all Houstonians.