San Antonio Investors Launch an Angel Network

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San Antonio doesn’t attract as much venture capital as Austin, Houston and Dallas. Last week, they launched the San Antonio Angel Network and announced Chris Burney, a former Rackspace executive, as its executive director. While San Antonio has had investment funds, […] The post San Antonio Investors Launch an Angel Network appeared first on SiliconHills.

Chris Burney with the San Antonio Angel Network Discusses Angel Investing on Ideas to Invoices

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San Antonio has always had angel investors but it hasn’t had a formal network for a while, but a year ago that changed with the formation of the San Antonio Angel Network. “A A group of local investors, visionaries, entrepreneurs got together and hatched the idea that San Antonio really needed an angel network to help […].

AT&T Launches its GigaPower High Speed Network in San Antonio

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By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News The battle to provide the highest speed broadband Internet connections in San Antonio has begun. On Monday morning, AT&T announced U-Verse with AT&T GigaPower high speed Internet service will launch in San Antonio and surrounding […] The post AT&T Launches its GigaPower High Speed Network in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

San Antonio-based Harland Clarke Acquires RetailMeNot for $630 million

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San Antonio-based Harland Clarke announced Monday it has acquired RetailMeNot for $11.60 The combined company creates a large multi-channel media network with tens […] The post San Antonio-based Harland Clarke Acquires RetailMeNot for $630 million appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonioper share or $600 million.

The Open Cloud Academy in San Antonio Adds New Classes

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Rackspace’s latest Open Cloud Academy is underway at the Weston Centre in downtown San Antonio. The academy recently added network administration to its roster of training classes, said Duane La Bom, Rackspace’s Director of Learning and Development. San Antonio

Google Fiber Seeking Digital Inclusion Fellows in Austin and San Antonio

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Google Fiber has partnered with the Nonprofit Technology Network, known as NTEN, to hire Digital Inclusion Fellows to help build digital literacy programs in Austin and San Antonio. Austin San Antonio

Top 20 San Antonio Technology Stories in 2016

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San Antonio had a roller coaster year in tech in 2016 with the sale of one of its largest technology companies, Rackspace, to Apollo Global for $4.3 It also increased the funding available to entrepreneurs through the founding of the San Antonio Angel Network.

Google Fiber Will Continue to Roll Out in San Antonio and Austin

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Google confirmed plans on Wednesday to continue to roll out its high speed Internet network in San Antonio and Austin despite retracting in other markets. “Google […] The post Google Fiber Will Continue to Roll Out in San Antonio and Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

$100,000 San Antonio Investment Challenge in partnership with Geekdom

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This Tuesday we’ve chartered a Von Lane bus and are coming to San Antonio with 24 investors, mentors and entrepreneurs to announce $100,000 just for San Antonio! startup entrepreneurship investment san-antonio funding

UK Mission Looking for Fintech Startups in Austin and San Antonio

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The focus is on learning more about the growing UK fintech network and on making connections to take their business global. The UK Trade & Investment will host the mission […] The post UK Mission Looking for Fintech Startups in Austin and San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San AntonioOfficials with the United Kingdom are looking for a few good financial technology companies to go on a mission to the UK later this year.

Sprint Prepares to Launch its 4G LTE Network in San Antonio

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But smartphones only work well if they are connected to a smart network that can handle the bandwidth demand from consumers downloading videos, photos and music onto their mobile devices. has created a smart network, known as Network Vision, that [.]. Austin Technology San Antonio Technology Austin Dallas Houston San Antonio smart network smart phones Sprint 4G LTE Vision Network

Sprint Launches 4G LTE in San Antonio

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On Sunday, Sprint officially launched its 4G LTE service in San Antonio, Houston Dallas and Waco and 11 other markets nationwide. “Sprint and our vendors have been deploying Network Vision sites all across the country for the last several months and we are thrilled to deliver our new network to our customers today in and [.]. Austin Technology San Antonio Technology

RealCo, a Startup Accelerator, Plans to Launch at Geekdom in San Antonio

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RealCo, a startup accelerator, plans to launch in San Antonio at Geekdom next month. The 15-month long program focuses on providing networking, capital, mentors and other resources to early stage startups. The program expects to have up to ten startups with rolling admissions on a […] The post RealCo, a Startup Accelerator, Plans to Launch at Geekdom in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

AT&T Plans to Expand its GigaPower Fiber Internet to San Antonio

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AT&T announced Monday plans to roll out its ultra-fast fiber network and AT&T U-Verse TV service to San Antonio and 20 other major metropolitan areas. The company already delivers its 1 Gigabit per second broadband Internet network to Austin. It began to offer service there after Google announced plans for a 1 Gigabit network in […] The post AT&T Plans to Expand its GigaPower Fiber Internet to San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills.

Sprint to Launch 4G LTE in San Antonio on July 15

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And now they don’t have to wait much longer in San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta and Kansas City. Sprint announced its 4G LTE network service starts on July 15. Austin Technology San Antonio Technology Sprint 4G LTE Sprint Vision NetworkJudging from the comments on the last Sprint story, customers really want Sprint’s 4G LTE service. The service should launch in Austin a few months later, [.].

Startup Life Interview With Sandy Grason

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MassChallenge Texas Launches with Plans to Work With up to 100 Startups

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MassChallenge, a global network of network of startup accelerators, announced Wednesday plans to launch its new program in the Austin and San Antonio region. Austin San AntonioThe Austin-based nonprofit accelerator will work with up to 100 startups that will compete for up to $500,000 in equity-free cash awards. The MassChallenge Texas accelerator program is “supported by a […].

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Amazon Fulfillment Technologies to Host Networking Event at Geekdom

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We are the people that set the standard […] The post Amazon Fulfillment Technologies to Host Networking Event at Geekdom appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Amazon Fullfillment Technologies Who uses robotics, computer vision and advanced algorithms to solve some the world’s most interesting problems? Who built the technology to handle 36.8 million items ordered in one day? The answer is AFT; Amazon Fulfillment Technologies.

New Rules, New Tools for Startups and Tech Companies

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The San Antonio-based company launched the Open Cloud Academy last year to put people through a rigorous training program that equips them to do jobs as network systems administrators […] The post New Rules, New Tools for Startups and Tech Companies appeared first on SiliconHills.

A Slice of Silicon Hills News Features BudgetDoc

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Then BudgetDoc wants to make your life easier by creating a network of doctors willing to give discounts to patients that pay cash up front. San Antonio Technology BudgetDoc San Antonio Slice of Silicon Hills News startup technology By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Do you want a doctor? Do you want to bypass the hassle of insurance claims and pay cash up front?

The Open Cloud Academy Moves to new Headquarters at the Rand

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By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News San Antonio taxi cab driver Abdirahman Jama used to drop passengers off at the Weston Centre to attend the Open Cloud Academy. He found out that for $3,500 he could take classes through the academy and receive his Cisco Certified Network Associate credentials. San Antonio

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Ten Semi-Finalists Named for SXSW Pitch Competition

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By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News Silicon Hills News, Austin Technology Incubator and Central Texas Angel Network have picked the ten semi-finalists for a South by Southwest pitch competition to be held March 9 at the Austin Chamber Offices. Austin ATI Austin technology incubator Central Texas Angels Network CTAN San Antonio SXSW technology

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Rackspace Launches Linux for Ladies Training Program

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By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News At the Women in Tech Networking event at South by Southwest Interactive last week, Rackspace Hosting launched its new training program, Linux for Ladies, aimed at helping women get top jobs in the IT industry. San Antonio Linux Linux for Ladies Rackspace Women In Technology

TPG Capital Buys Grande Communications for $650 Million

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TPG Capital, a private equity firm, announced Monday plans to buy San Marcos-based Grande Communications Networks for $650 million. Austin San AntonioThe firm also announced plans to buy RCN Telecom Services of Princeton, New Jersey for $1.6 billion. It purchased the companies from ABRY Partners in separate transactions.

BuildASign wins the Startup Olympics Summer Games

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Austin Technology San Antonio Technology Adlucent Austin Startup Olympics Summer Games Boundless Network BuildASign Mass Relevance Sparefoot Spredfast Uship WhaleShark MediaBuildASign won the first ever Austin Startup Olympics Summer Games. The company, co-founded by Dan Graham, received a $10,000 prize to donate to its charity of choice. BuildASign chose Austin Pro Bono, a nonprofit that connects lawyers and other professionals to nonprofit organizations.

VolunteerSpot Lands $1.5 Million Investment

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ff Venture Capital of New York led the investment along with the Central Texas Angel Network, Nebraska Angel network, Angel List and Baylor Angel Network. Austin Technology San Antonio Technology Angellist Austin Central Texas Angel Network VolunteerSpotVolunteerSpot, which creates tools for moms, nonprofit organizers and others to coordinate volunteers, has received $1.5 million.

Need a Cofounder? Apply for FounderDating

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FounderDating (FD) is an invite-only, online network for entrepreneurs to connect with cofounders. Austin Technology San Antonio TechnologyBy Damon Clinkscales Entrepreneurs: Connect with Amazing People to Start Companies/Projects With. No, it’s not romantic. What makes them different? High Quality – members are carefully screened for quality and readiness (no recruiters, etc.) Applications and members’ identities are confidential, but a [.]

Infocyte Raises $500K for Assessment Platform that Determines If a Network Has Been Hacked

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a San Antonio-based cyber security startup, has secured $500k in additional seed funding to accelerate development of its’ assessment platform, Pulse. Infocyte, Inc., Led by Austin-based LiveOak Venture Partners, the funding will be used to expand Infocyte’s development team ahead of their planned 1st Quarter 2015 product launch. Enterprise Funding infocyte

Conspire Analyzes Your Inbox to Help Strengthen Relationships

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Email, the world’s largest social network, can provide a lot of information [.] San Antonio Technology Conspire wants to strengthen the relationships with people in your inbox. Alex Devkar and Paul McReynolds, both lawyers with computer science degrees from Stanford, set out to harvest the intelligence in the inbox by analyzing the strength of relationships among a person’s contacts.

Startup Grind Meeting July 26th Featuring ATI Director

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She’s cofounder of Whit.Li, a startup focused on mining social networks to compile personality reports. Austin Technology San Antonio Technology Andi Gillentine ATI Isaac Barchas Startup Grind Whit.liAt the SXSW Panel Picker meetup earlier this week, I met Andi Gillentine. Gillentine is also director of Startup Grind Austin, which has a meeting on July 26h featuring Isaac Barchas, the director of the Austin Technology Incubator at the [.].

Come manage the Mentor Network at Capital Factory

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Every day we host dozens of “office hours” meetings between entrepreneurs and people from our mentor network who can help them. As part of the Texas Startup Manifesto , we are expanding the mentor network from Austin to all of Texas, starting with our partners The DEC in Dallas, Geekdom in San Antonio and other partners in Houston. The mentor network is the soul of Capital Factory.

Looking For A Design HackStar for Startup Revolution

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You don’t have to be in Boulder, but it’s an advantage if you are in or near one of Boulder, Boston, New York, Seattle, or San Antonio as it makes it easy to plug you into the network I’m starting to integrate a bunch of new stuff into the Startup Revolution site now that I’ve finished book #2: Startup Life: Surviving and Thriving in a Relationship with an Entrepreneur.

Rackspace Open Cloud Academy Graduates its First Class

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News After eight weeks of hard work and not much sleep, 17 students graduated from the Rackspace Open Cloud Academy on Friday in San Antonio. The graduates are now certified in A+, Network+, Linux+, Apache, MySQL, Rackspace system administration, Red Hat system administration, cloud basics, and critical thinking. [.]

Rackspace’s Open Cloud Academy Graduates First Class

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News After eight weeks of hard work and not much sleep, 17 students, who attended the Rackspace Open Cloud Academy, walked across a stage for their graduation ceremony at the Rackspace Hosting’s headquarters in San Antonio. The graduates are now equipped with certifications and skills in A+, Network+, [.]

Live From the Startup Bus – A bit freaked out (Post #1)

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Tuesday – Shreveport to San Antonio, TX. Wednesday – San Antonio to the promised land, Austin, TX. Stay tuned for Live From the Startup Bus post #2 – “ When the Startup Bus is a-rockin’, Don’t come a-knockin’, unless…” Business Planning Starting a Business digital book network startup bus zack priceStartupBus 2013 is just days away.

TechStars Austin – The Newest TechStars Location

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He brings amazing technical chops, founder experience and a strong network of his own. Jason is moving down the road from San Antonio to Austin and we’re confident that he will be a big part of growing both TechStars and the startup community in his new home. I’m excited to join David Cohen and his team in announcing TechStars in Austin. From the TechStars blog: “The Managing Director of TechStars Austin is Jason Seats. Jason is a “ techie ” and entrepreneur.

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The Texas Startup Manifesto

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By connecting Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and the rest of the state into a Texas S tartup Megatropolis we can unlock billions of dollars in capital and unleash thousands of diverse entrepreneurs. Austin is different from Dallas which is different from Houston and San Antonio.

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Investors! Join Me On An Epic 3 Day Roadshow Across the Great State of Texas

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Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Austin?—?culminating Artificial Intelligence, eCommerce CPG, Defense Industry, Cybersecurity (San Antonio will be joining us in Austin) Why are we doing this?

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MASSCHALLENGE TEXAS IN AUSTIN 2019 NAMES TOP 14 FINALIST STARTUPS

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MassChallenge , a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, today announced the top 14 finalist startups from its third MassChallenge Texas accelerator and second Austin-based program.

Digital solutions for the streets of Austin

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Austin recently won a Smart Cities Readiness Challenge grant from Smart Cities Council , the world’s largest smart cities network. Both Dallas and San Antonio are rolling out their own initiatives.

Perot Jain steps up to support Dallas entrepreneurs

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With their vast network in Dallas and across Texas, Perot Jain is a perfect partner to help make sure that every eligible entrepreneur hears about this opportunity. Ross Perot, Jr.,

Live From the StartupBus – Round 2, Part 1 – I got Scobleized – Post #5.

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30+ teams started, got vetted down to 12, and after this round there will be 6 left pitching in the San Antonio Rackspace finals. That’s why they invented social networking… to promote your own agenda. Why do they even call it social networking?

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The Acceleration of TechStars

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It dawned on me last night that as of tomorrow TechStars will have three programs running at same time with about 40 companies actively engaged in programs in Boston, New York , and San Antonio. I’m most proud of the mentor network that has been created, the engagement from TechStars alumni in new companies, and the community involvement of local angels and VC investors in each geography where the programs occur.