Second Annual San Antonio Startup Week Kicks Off
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
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. San Antonio
San Antonio-based Xenex Raises $38 Million More
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
The San Antonio-based company, founded in 2009, has raised $94 million to date. Originally founded in Austin by Brain Cruver, Julie Stachowiak and Mark Stibich, the company moved its headquarters and manufacturing operations to San […] The post San Antonio-based Xenex Raises $38 Million More appeared first on SiliconHills.
Ten Tech Trends to Watch in 2017 in Austin and San Antonio
DECEMBER 27, 2016
This year Silicon Hills News is spotlighting the top 10 tech trends to watch in Austin and San Antonio in 2017. Austin San Antonio
Techstars Cloud Shuts Down in San Antonio
OCTOBER 26, 2016
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.
Cybersecurity Incubator Launches in San Antonio
JUNE 23, 2016
The cybersecurity industry in San Antonio just got a major boost with the announcement Thursday of a new incubator, Build Sec Foundry. “San […] The post Cybersecurity Incubator Launches in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio
San Antonio Tech Community to Host its First Startup Week
JANUARY 31, 2016
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.
Texas Program to Test Driverless Vehicles in Austin, San Antonio and Other Cities
FEBRUARY 5, 2017
Institutions in Austin and San Antonio are collaborating on a ground breaking new pilot program in Texas to test driverless vehicles. The Texas Automated Vehicle Proving Ground includes Southwest […] The post Texas Program to Test Driverless Vehicles in Austin, San Antonio and Other Cities appeared first on SiliconHills.
RealCo, a Startup Accelerator, Plans to Launch at Geekdom in San Antonio
JANUARY 27, 2017
RealCo, a startup accelerator, plans to launch in San Antonio at Geekdom next month. 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
Princess Astrid of Belgium Visits Austin, San Antonio and Other Texas Cities on an Economic Mission
DECEMBER 4, 2016
Austin San AntonioHer Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium is visiting Texas this week on an economic trade mission.
Seven Women Run Tech Startups in San Antonio to Watch
MARCH 2, 2015
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. San Antonio
HeroX to Launch First in San Antonio with $500K Prize
DECEMBER 18, 2013
The project is called the San Antonio MX prize. San Antonio And it’s worth $500,000.
USAA Plans to Expand Downtown San Antonio Office and Open an Austin Office
MAY 27, 2016
Austin San AntonioIn 1922, 25 U.S. Army officers founded USAA to insure each others’ automobiles.
Merge VR of San Antonio Raises $10 Million in Funding
JUNE 2, 2016
The San Antonio-based startup lists Geekdom as its headquarters. It is co-founded by Andrew Trickett, who formerly ran the San Antonio Clean Energy Incubator. San AntonioMerge VR, which makes virtual reality headsets, just raised $10 million, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A Technology Revolution is Brewing in San Antonio
MAY 20, 2015
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 Investors Launch an Angel Network
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016
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. But now a group of high net worth individuals are trying to change that. Austin
Google Fiber Seeking Digital Inclusion Fellows in Austin and San Antonio
APRIL 20, 2016
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Geekdom has a Huge Impact on San Antonio’s Downtown Tech District
DECEMBER 12, 2016
By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Five years ago, Geekdom set up operations on the 10th floor of the Weston Centre in downtown San Antonio. They wanted to create a technology hub in […] The post Geekdom has a Huge Impact on San Antonio’s Downtown Tech District appeared first on SiliconHills.
Austin and San Antonio Ranked Top Metros for Startups
AUGUST 26, 2016
Austin is the top spot in the country for startup activity and San Antonio earns the 13th spot on the Kauffman Foundation’s latest Startup Index. The five metros with the highest startup activity in the 2016 index were Austin, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Las Vegas. Austin San Antonio
Choose San Antonio to Showcase the City at SXSW
MARCH 8, 2016
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
Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week
FEBRUARY 19, 2017
It’s a busy week for tech events in San Antonio with Startup Weekend kicking off Friday and running through the weekend. And the following week is the second annual San Antonio Startup Week. San AntonioMONDAY – Feb. 20 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cafe Commerce Officially Launches in San Antonio
JUNE 30, 2014
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
Julie Huls to Join San Antonio-based DoSeum
MARCH 18, 2016
The ATC has 280 companies as members representing 1,600 executives and […] The post Julie Huls to Join San Antonio-based DoSeum appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San AntonioDuring her time there, she helped grow the organization’s membership and raise funds for the organization.
Geekdom Transforms San Antonio’s Technology Industry in Four Years
DECEMBER 4, 2015
Just take a look at Geekdom, the collaborative coworking technology center in downtown San Antonio. San AntonioWhat kind of impact can a privately financed technology incubator have on a city?
San Antonio Raises Money for a New High Tech High School
OCTOBER 25, 2016
That’s what […] The post San Antonio Raises Money for a New High Tech High School appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioThe world is preparing for a new industrial revolution with artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, augmented and virtual reality and more.
Carvana Launches into Austin and San Antonio
OCTOBER 28, 2015
Carvana, a startup that lets people buy used cars online for next day delivery, launched this month in Austin and San Antonio. With Carvana, you can buy a car entirely online – from financing, to trade-in to […] The post Carvana Launches into Austin and San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antoni
Targeted Technology Funds San Antonio Life Sciences Startups
AUGUST 11, 2015
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. San Antonio Alan Dean Paul Castella Targeted Technology Targeted Technology Fund
San Antonio-based Aperion Biologics Files to Go Public
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
A San Antonio medical device company has filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $20 million under the federal government’s newly passed crowdfunding rules. San AntonioUnder the new SEC Regulation A + rules, Aperion Biologics could raise up to $50 million.
Ten Life Science Companies to Watch in San Antonio
AUGUST 31, 2016
By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News San Antonio has a robust bioscience and healthcare industry which contributes more than $23.9 billion to the city’s economy annually, according to the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation. Austin
Storific Relocates from Paris to San Antonio and Launches its App
JULY 12, 2014
This weekend in San Antonio, people will be to skip lines for select cafes and eateries thanks to Storific’s mobile-ordering app.
Ten Startups to Watch in Austin and San Antonio
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
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
Cybersecurity Firm root9b Expands to San Antonio
AUGUST 14, 2015
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 root9b
Cafe Commerce of San Antonio and Dreamit Ventures of Austin Win SBA Grants
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
Cafe Commerce, the nonprofit focused on helping entrepreneurs in San Antonio and Dreamit Ventures of Austin have just won U.S.
San Antonio MX Prize Officially Launches
JANUARY 18, 2014
The San Antonio MX Challenge has officially kicked off. San Antonio Geekdom Graham Weston HeroX San Antonio MC Prize
San Antonio-based Infocyte Lands $500,000 in Funding
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
The San Antonio-based startup plans to use the funds to further develops Pulse, its cyber security assessment platform. This is LiveOak’s first investment in San Antonio. The Infocyte team has a storied […] The post San Antonio-based Infocyte Lands $500,000 in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills.
San Antonio Mulls Grants to Retain Tech Startups
JUNE 13, 2016
The San Antonio City Council on Thursday will consider adopting a new economic incentive program that would provide $800,000 of taxpayer funds to support tech startup companies. San AntonioAnd it’s not available to just any tech startup.
Burpy Expands to San Antonio and Houston
DECEMBER 7, 2013
Burpy, which expanded into the San […] The post Burpy Expands to San Antonio and Houston appeared first on SiliconHills.
San Antonio Ranks Third on Forbes List of the Nation’s Tech Hot Spots
MAY 17, 2014
Forbes names San Antonio-New Braunfels as one of America’s technology hot spots. The greater San Antonio area earned the number three spot on the list behind number one, Washington, D.C. Forbes reported that San Antonio-New Braunfels gained 18.3 and number two, Riverside, Calif.
San Antonio-based START Expands to Taiwan
MAY 21, 2016
It also operates […] The post San Antonio-based START Expands to Taiwan appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio
Kauffman Ranks Austin No. 1 and San Antonio No. 10 for Startup Activity
JUNE 5, 2015
Austin claimed the top spot in the Kauffman Index for Startup Activity nationwide and San Antonio took the 10th spot. 1 and San Antonio No. San AntonioThat makes the Central Texas region a powerhouse of entrepreneurial activity. 10 for Startup Activity appeared first on SiliconHills.
Kauffman Foundation’s 1 Million Cups Launches at Cafe Commerce in San Antonio
JULY 8, 2014
1 Million Cups San Antonio, which launches Wednesday at 9 a.m. at Café Commerce at the main library in downtown San Antonio. San Antonio 1 Million Cups San Antonio Cafe Commerce entrepreneurship Kauffman Foundation Peter French