"Three converging technologies are materially changing how we live, how well we live and how long we live."
- Former Rice University President Dr. S. Malcolm Gillis
in an address to the Royal Institution, June 3rd, 2014:
"Converges in Technologies: Nano, Bio and Info"
Our mission is to build value for both our community and investors by forming and growing innovative and resilient enterprises that advance technology, enhance human health and wellbeing, and make a better world.
Our investment focus centers on digital, biological, and material technologies; particularly including those that enable and enhance the healthcare and life science industries. We support entrepreneurship by investing in transformational technologies enabling the work of scientists and doctors to treat and cure disease, and advance the future of human health.
The Convergence Legacy
...technology, finance and collaboration aimed at creating a biotech and life science hub that will serve Texas for generations to come.
Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas
CPRIT's two funds, totaling $6 billion, support groundbreaking cancer research and prevention programs and services
Learn about the leadership that constitutes Convergence
Convergence Ventures is a Houston-based venture capital firm, focused on strengthening the Texas economy through entrepreneurship and scientific discovery.
The State of Texas is leading the nation in population growth and the ethnic and cultural diversity of its population continues to flourish. People from around the world are moving to Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and Fort Worth in search of economic opportunity. Currently a top-ten global economy at the level of nations, Texas has the potential to lead the pathways of innovation for the US and the world in the 21st century and beyond.
Healthcare and Life Sciences
We understand the emerging demands within public health services and the requirements on healthcare professionals to navigate and incorporate innovations in direct intervention techniques, as well as preventative methodologies relating to patient behavioral choice. We have strong ties to public and private institutions in the Texas Medical Center and the State of Texas. Convergence has an MOU with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center outlining the intent to form a translational research relationship to accelerate the development of innovative discoveries made by researchers at the institution.
Our network includes connections with a breadth of both startups and large technology companies that can quickly bring a small company in front of the right audiences to help commercialize their innovative ideas, making their vision a reality.