Third Annual San Antonio Startup Week Underway

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The third annual San Antonio Startup Week is taking place this week at various venues downtown. A full schedule of events can be found on the San Antonio Startup Week website San Antonio Startup Week features presentations, panels, workshops, […].

September Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio

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Silicon Hills News is working with Igloo Software, one of Canada’s most innovative companies, to give away 50 free tickets to its digital workplace conference at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa next week. San AntonioWelcome to the fall.

Startup Advice from the Founders of Geekdom in San Antonio

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Geekdom, founded in 2011, is the catalyst for San Antonio’s technology community downtown. […]. The post Startup Advice from the Founders of Geekdom in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

San Antonio-based Assembla Buys MyGet

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Assembla, a software development platform based in San Antonio, has announced plans to acquire MyGet, a software management company, based in Belgium. The post San Antonio-based Assembla Buys MyGet appeared first on SiliconHills.

Google Fiber is Coming to San Antonio

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By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Google announced San Antonio as the next city to receive “Gigabit” Internet connections, about 100 faster than what most broadband users currently experience in the city. Google Fiber will provide San Antonio with the competitive business and entrepreneurial edge needed in this era of continuously evolving high-speed […] The post Google Fiber is Coming to San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills.

San Antonio Tech Events to Attend This Week

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The biggest event going on this week in San Antonio is the first Philanthropic Pitch event at the H-E-B Performance Hall at the Tobin Center. It’s another event that brings together the Austin and San Antonio tech and philanthropic communities. San Antonio

Czech Republic Company to Establish U.S. Headquarters in San Antonio with 1,400 jobs

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headquarters in San Antonio with more than 1,400 jobs. headquarters will be located in San Antonio, Texas.,” Headquarters in San Antonio with 1,400 jobs appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioOKIN Business Process Services announced Monday plans to establish a U.S. After a two-year site selection journey, we are delighted to announce that our U.S. Dan Smith, President, and CEO, OKIN BPS, said in a news release. The […].

Five Startups Pitch at 3 Day Startup San Antonio

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Five startup teams pitched ideas at the latest 3 Day Startup San Antonio event last weekend. Cristal Glangchai and the Venturelab team ran the event, which was the ninth 3DS San Antonio.

San Antonio MX Prize Officially Launches

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The San Antonio MX Challenge has officially kicked off. Now the contest has officially launched at Geekdom, a collaborative co-working space in downtown San […] The post San Antonio MX Prize Officially Launches appeared first on SiliconHills.

5 Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week

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And the tech scene in San Antonio is also heating up. The post 5 Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioIt’s summertime and the living is easy, despite temperatures almost hitting triple digits all week long. Lorenzo Gomez announced Monday morning the launch of a new venture, Geekdom Media and its first podcast, Brand Brothers. Check it out on iTunes. Also, there’s some cross-pollination […].

Techstars Cloud Shuts Down in San Antonio

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Techstars Cloud launched in January of 2012 in San Antonio with 11 startups. It returned in 2015 under the director of Blake Yeager, who […] The post Techstars Cloud Shuts Down in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioSince then, Techstars Cloud has had four graduating classes. The program took a year-long hiatus in 2014 when its managing director Jason Seats moved to Austin to head up Techstars Austin.

Burpy Expands to San Antonio and Houston

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Burpy, which expanded into the San […] The post Burpy Expands to San Antonio and Houston appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin Aseem Ali Burpy Grocery delivery Houston Longhorn Startup San Antonio startups Texas

Cybersecurity Firm root9b Expands to San Antonio

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root9B announced this week it is opening a new office this fall in downtown San Antonio. The company was ranked 45th on the Cybersecurity 500, a […] The post Cybersecurity Firm root9b Expands to San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Cybersecurity root9bThe Colorado Springs, Colorado-based company provides advanced cybersecurity services and training to private businesses and government agencies.

HeroX to Launch First in San Antonio with $500K Prize

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By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News HeroX, a platform for competitions to solve local and global problems, plans to launch its first project in San Antonio on January 15th. The project is called the San Antonio MX prize. San Antonio

San Antonio Residents Can Now Sign Up for Google Fiber

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This week, Google announced that Google Fiber is now available in some areas of San Antonio. Residents of San Antonio in the “Westover Hills area and around West End Park on the near west side have from now until Dec. The post San Antonio Residents Can Now Sign Up for Google Fiber appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Lyft Returns Ridesharing to San Antonio

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Lyft, the ridesharing startup, is coming back to San Antonio. Following three hours of discussion, the City Council of San Antonio on Thursday voted six to five in favor of a nine-month pilot agreement with Lyft. It’s been a bumpy ride so far for ridesharing companies operating in San Antonio. Lyft originally launched in March […] The post Lyft Returns Ridesharing to San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

TrueAbility Wins San Antonio Startup Weekend

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A team of four former Rackspace employees claimed the top prize at San Antonio Startup Weekend. Austin Technology San Antonio Technology #SWSanAntonio BikeIdentity Nick Longo San Antonio San Antonio Startup Weekend SoundFly startups technology TrueAbility WeSoundFlyTrue Ability, a service that lets companies test the technical aptitude of job candidates, won the panel of judges over.

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.

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.

Dura Holdings in San Antonio Buys Utah-Based Moki Mobility

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Dura Holdings, a new software company in San Antonio, recently announced the acquisition of Utah-based Moki Mobility, a software company. Moki Mobility, founded in 2011, is moving its operations from Lehi, Utah to San Antonio.

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Seven Women Run Tech Startups in San Antonio to Watch

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By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News San Antonio is the nation’s seventh largest city, yet it doesn’t have a lot of tech startups run by women and backed by venture capital. But San Antonio’s booming life sciences industry holds a lot of promise for women-led ventures. Two women, both biotech industry veterans, lead […] The post Seven Women Run Tech Startups in San Antonio to Watch appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

UK-Based THG is Considering San Antonio for its U.S. Divisional Headquarters with 165 Jobs

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A technology company from the United Kingdom is considering San Antonio for its U.S. The Hut Group, based in Manchester, United Kingdom, first considered San Antonio for a new U.S. based sales center but has since decided to put an even bigger office in San Antonio, pending the approval […]. The post UK-Based THG is Considering San Antonio for its U.S. San Antonio

Cybersecurity Incubator Launches in San Antonio

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The cybersecurity industry in San Antonio just got a major boost with the announcement Thursday of a new incubator, Build Sec Foundry. The incubator, which will be based at Geekdom, a technology coworking site in the Rand building downtown, is a partnership among CyberSecurity San Antonio, the Austin Technology Incubator and the 80/20 Foundation. “San […] The post Cybersecurity Incubator Launches in San Antonio 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 […].

Five Teams Pitch at 3 Day Startup San Antonio

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Five teams pitched Sunday night at Geekdom at the culmination of the latest 3-Day Startup San Antonio. San Antonio 3 Day Startup San Antonio 3DS Geekdom

A Technology Revolution is Brewing in San Antonio

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Tom Cuthbert founded Click Forensics in San Antonio a decade ago but he moved the startup to Austin because he couldn’t find funding and technology talent locally. Now Cuthbert wants to grow San Antonio’s startup community as a […] The post A Technology Revolution is Brewing in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Targeted Technology Funds San Antonio Life Sciences Startups

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By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Entrepreneurs in the life sciences industry in San Antonio for years complained about the lack of venture capital. In 2008, Paul Castella and Alan Dean, cofounders and senior managing partners of Targeted Technology, a venture capital firm based in San Antonio, decided to do something about that. […] The post Targeted Technology Funds San Antonio Life Sciences Startups appeared first on SiliconHills.

San Antonio-based START Expands to Taiwan

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It also operates […] The post San Antonio-based START Expands to Taiwan appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Five Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio in December

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Things are getting jolly in San Antonio for the tech industry for the month of December. There’s Tech Bloc’s holiday party and Bunker Labs’ San Antonio ribbon cutting […]. The post Five Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio in December appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioCodeup is having a Demo Day.

Lorenzo Gomez, Author of the Cilantro Diaries, Talks About Tech in San Antonio on the Ideas to Invoices Podcast

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5 in San Antonio and then on to Rackspace and Geekdom. The post Lorenzo Gomez, Author of the Cilantro Diaries, Talks About Tech in San Antonio on the Ideas to Invoices Podcast appeared first on SiliconHills. Ideas to Invoices Podcast San AntonioThe Cilantro Diaries is a delightful book about how Lorenzo Gomez III made his way first through H-E-B Grocery Store No.

Second Annual San Antonio Startup Week Kicks Off

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The second annual San Antonio Startup Week is taking place this week at various venues downtown. This year, Geekdom, USAA and Trinity University are sponsoring San Antonio Startup Week. A full schedule of events can be found […] The post Second Annual San Antonio Startup Week Kicks Off appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Geekdom Teams With Alamo Angels to Launch a Pre-Accelerator Program in San Antonio

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Geekdom, the tech co-working space at the heart of San Antonio’s technology district, announced recently that it has teamed up with Alamo Angels to launch a pre-accelerator program designed to nurture new startups. The post Geekdom Teams With Alamo Angels to Launch a Pre-Accelerator Program in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Choose San Antonio to Showcase the City at SXSW

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Choose San Antonio wants people to choose San Antonio. It’s a nonprofit organization that just sprung up out of the blue devoted to promoting San Antonio to the world. It […] The post Choose San Antonio to Showcase the City at SXSW appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Storific Relocates from Paris to San Antonio and Launches its App

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This weekend in San Antonio, people will be to skip lines for select cafes and eateries thanks to Storific’s mobile-ordering app. San Antonio Geekdom Storific

Ten Startups to Watch in Austin and San Antonio

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The following ten startups in Austin and San Antonio fit that bill. In Austin Makexyz - a 3-D printing […] The post Ten Startups to Watch in Austin and San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio The criteria for being a hot startup in Central Texas is the founders need to disrupt an existing industry and create something compelling enough that people want to open up their wallets and buy their product.

Cafe Commerce Officially Launches in San Antonio

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Entrepreneurs and small businesses now have a new resource to get help in San Antonio. Small businesses contribute three quarters of the new jobs […] The post Cafe Commerce Officially Launches in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Accion Texas Cafe Commerce entrepreneurs Kauffman Foundation Café Commerce, operated by Accion Texas with funding from the city, officially opened Monday at the central library downtown.

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

StemBioSys of San Antonio Lands $8 Million in Funding

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San Antonio-based Targeted Technology Fund led the financing with $2.25 San Antonio-based StemBioSys, founded in 2010, plans to use the money for manufacturing facilities and to prepare for the […] The post StemBioSys of San Antonio Lands $8 Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio StemBioSys, which focuses on research with adult stem cells, has closed on $8 million in Series A funding.

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.

On the Hunt for Pokemon in San Antonio

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By Laura Lorek Reporter with Silicon Hills News More than 1,000 Pokemon players met to go on a “Hunt” in downtown San Antonio Saturday for Pokemon, Pokestops and to do battle at Pokemon Gyms. “I With all of the events happening in our world right now, it […] The post On the Hunt for Pokemon in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

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 Tech Community to Host its First Startup Week

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For more than four years, San Antonio’s technology community has been percolating with excitement amidst a ground swell of support bubbling up to create a vibrant startup industry. First, Geekdom set up operations in downtown San Antonio at the Weston Centre and then moved to its own building, the Rand on Houston St. And now, […] The post San Antonio Tech Community to Host its First Startup Week appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Princess Astrid of Belgium Visits Austin, San Antonio and Other Texas Cities on an Economic Mission

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About 200 business executives, trade representatives and members of the […] The post Princess Astrid of Belgium Visits Austin, San Antonio and Other Texas Cities on an Economic Mission appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio