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, […]. The post Third Annual San Antonio Startup Week Underway appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

San Antonio-based Cliently Receives $1 Million in Funding

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Cliently, which moved to San Antonio last July, announced Tuesday that is has received $1 million in venture capital. Active Capital, a new venture capital firm based in San Antonio and led by Pat Matthews, is the lead investor in the seed stage round of funding. The post San Antonio-based Cliently Receives $1 Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

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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-based FunnelAI Raises $1.5 Million

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The San Antonio-based startup previously raised $375,000 in pre-seed stage funding and participated in the RealCo Accelerator, based at Geekdom. San Antonio-based Active Capital, which last month announced it […]. The post San Antonio-based FunnelAI Raises $1.5 San AntonioFunnelAI, a startup that uses artificial intelligence to generate leads for car dealers, announced Wednesday that it has raised a $1.5

San Antonio-based NewTek Acquired by Norwegian-based Vizrt

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Vizrt, a broadcast company based in Norway, announced it has acquired San Antonio-based NewTek. The post San Antonio-based NewTek Acquired by Norwegian-based Vizrt appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioThe financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Michael Hallen, president and CEO of Vizrt, will lead the company.

San Antonio-based Dura Software Raises $10 Million in Funding

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San Antonio-based Dura Software announced Friday that it has raised $10 million in funding. The company reported it was the largest round raised in San Antonio this year. The post San Antonio-based Dura Software Raises $10 Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioIn addition, Dura Software bought 6Connex, based in Pleasanton, Calif. The company makes virtual event software.

San Antonio-based Active Capital Raises $21.5 Million VC Fund

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Active Capital, a San Antonio-based venture capital firm, announced it has raised a $21.5 The post San Antonio-based Active Capital Raises $21.5 San Antoniomillion fund focused on providing seed stage funding to business to business software companies. Originally, Pat Matthews, Active Capital’s founder and CEO, set out to raise a $15 million fund, but it was oversubscribed. “We We closed on the fund Dec. 31st […].

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. The post September Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioWelcome to the fall. Are you ready to attend some great tech events?

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.

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.

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.

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

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. Thirty-five students participated in the 3 Day […] The post Five Startups Pitch at 3 Day Startup San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio 3 Day Startup San Antonio 3DS San Antonio 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

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. San Antonio Geekdom Graham Weston HeroX San Antonio MC Prize

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.

Code for America Coming to San Antonio

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By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News The City of San Antonio is now one of only 10 U.S. A national nonprofit organization, Code for America works […] The post Code for America Coming to San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio 80/20 Foundation Code for America Lorenzo Gomez city governments chosen for the national Code for America program.

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.

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.

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. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Assembla, founded in 2005 and acquired by Scaleworks in 2016, is a software as a service company that sells a platform that allows coders […].

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.

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

CyberFortess of San Antonio Lands $3 Million in Funding to Develop its Insuretech Product

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The San Antonio-based startup, founded in 2018, plans to use the funding to hire additional employees, develop its product and launch into the Texas market early next year. The post CyberFortess of San Antonio Lands $3 Million in Funding to Develop its Insuretech Product appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioCyberFortess, an insuretech startup, announced Wednesday that it has received $3 million in seed-stage funding.

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.

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.

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 By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Last Longhorn Startup class, Aseem Ali and a team of undergraduate students pitched Burpy, a grocery delivery service.

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

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

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 […].

The Austin-San Antonio Corridor Could Become one of the World’s Top 10 Tech Regions, says Lanham Napier, CEO of BuildGroup

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The post The Austin-San Antonio Corridor Could Become one of the World’s Top 10 Tech Regions, says Lanham Napier, CEO of BuildGroup appeared first on SiliconHills. Lanham Napier led Rackspace as CEO for 13 years. Under his leadership, the company grew from $1.5

San Antonio and Austin Leaders Order Businesses to Make Customers and Employees Wear Face Masks to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

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Masks soon will be mandatory for employees and customers of businesses in Austin and San Antonio. The post San Antonio and Austin Leaders Order Businesses to Make Customers and Employees Wear Face Masks to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

Code for America Hosts CodeAcross in San Antonio

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By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Think of this group as super heroes for the city of San Antonio. Together, they seek to tackle issues around transparency, information about school closures, creating customer service portals, discovering […] The post Code for America Hosts CodeAcross in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio City of San Antonio Code for America CodeAcross Rackspace

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. The coolest part about it though, is that we, the Geekdom […] The post HeroX to Launch First in San Antonio with $500K Prize appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

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 […].

3 Day Startup San Antonio Nurtures New Entrepreneurs

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By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Stephanie King attended a 3 Day Startup program at Geekdom in San Antonio last weekend with an idea for a startup. “I Instead of pitching her idea, King joined Spotduct, a startup focused on creating short videos for brands […] The post 3 Day Startup San Antonio Nurtures New Entrepreneurs appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio 3 Day Startup 80/20 Foundation Geekdom startups technology

H-E-B Tests Driverless Vans in San Antonio to Deliver Groceries

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That’s on the horizon for San Antonio-based H-E-B. Texas’ largest grocer announced Wednesday plans to use an autonomous van to deliver groceries in San Antonio. Customers in Olmos Park, north of downtown San Antonio, will […]. The post H-E-B Tests Driverless Vans in San Antonio to Deliver Groceries appeared first on SiliconHills. A robot rolling down the road bringing butter, milk, and eggs.

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. The post San Antonio Tech Events to Attend This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

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

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

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

WP Engine Opens an Office at Geekdom in San Antonio

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And WP Engine has just opened a San Antonio office at Geekdom, a technology incubator and coworking […] The post WP Engine Opens an Office at Geekdom in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Austin Wordpress hosting WP Engine By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News WP Engine, founded in 2010 at Capital Factory, has 150 employees in Austin and it’s hiring.