San Antonio-based Pathwire Bought for $1.9 Billion by Sinch

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In a big win for San Antonio’s technology industry, a Swedish company is buying Pathwire, an email delivery platform spun off from Rackspace, for $1.9 San Antonio

San Antonio Hosts its Sixth Annual Startup Week

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The sixth annual San Antonio Startup Week is taking place this week and next at various venues downtown. A full schedule of events can be found on the San Antonio Startup Week website San Antonio Startup Week features […].

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Creating a Pipeline of Data Scientists is Key to San Antonio’s Future

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By LAURA LOREK, Publisher of Silicon Hills News Like the California gold miners of yesteryear, San Antonio leaders are betting big on a new type of mining to bring the city good fortunes.

Realty Austin Expands to San Antonio

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Founded 17 years ago, Realty Austin has seen tremendous growth. The husband-and-wife team of Jonathan and Yvette Boatwright have developed the company into the number one independent brokerage in Central Texas.

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

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 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 […].

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.

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

CDW Buys San Antonio-based Sirius Computer Solutions for $2.5 Billion

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has entered into an agreement to buy San Antonio-based Sirius Computer Solutions for $2.5 CDW Corp. billion in cash. Harvey Najim left a career at IBM to found Sirius Computer Solutions in 1980, originally named Star Data Systems.

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

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.

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.

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?

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

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-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.

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.

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

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.

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

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 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

San Antonio’s Top 10 Tech Stories for 2013

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As evidence, check out the Forbes story listing Austin and San Antonio number one and two metro areas, respectively, when it comes to booming economies for 2014. San Antonio’s technology industry got a huge boost from Geekdom, a downtown incubator and coworking […] The post San Antonio’s Top 10 Tech Stories for 2013 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

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

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Last Tuesday, we drove to Geekdom in San Antonio with a bus full of investors, mentors and entrepreneurs and chose Easy Expunctions as the winner of our $100,000 San Antonio Investment Challenge. Many of the most successful entrepreneurs in Texas banded together to give one startup from San Antonio a $100,000 investment to try and change the world. news startup entrepreneurship san-antonio funding

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.

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.

Austin Remembers the Alamo! San Antonio, here we come.

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On Tuesday, December 12, a bus full of investors, mentors and entrepreneurs from Austin will be heading down IH-35 to Geekdom in San Antonio for a full day of mentor office hours, investor pitches, presentations and panel discussions. The highlight is a panel of Venture Capitalists from Austin, Dallas and San Antonio answering your questions and a happy hour where you can meet them face to face. San Antonio, here we come.

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 […].

VIA’s Steve Young Named San Antonio CIO of the Year

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Sponsored post by InnoTech San Antonio With thousands of IT professionals now working and living in San Antonio, those making an impact deserve public recognition and InnoTech, the region’s largest IT & innovation technology conference, will recognize and award the best and the brightest in the field of Information Technology on Thursday, April 4, 2019. […]. The post VIA’s Steve Young Named San Antonio CIO of the Year appeared first on SiliconHills.

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.

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.

Carvana Launches into Austin and San Antonio

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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 AntonioCarvana is also in Houston and Dallas. Nationwide, it’s in eight markets including Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte and Nashville.

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

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.

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

$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! Many of the most successful entrepreneurs in Texas have banded together to give one startup from San Antonio a $100,000 investment to try and change the world. startup entrepreneurship investment san-antonio funding

Ridesharing Under Heavy Regulation in San Antonio

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Ridesharing is in the hotseat in San Antonio. Last Thursday, the San Antonio City Council passed changes to its code to allow services like Lyft and Uber to operate legally in the city. Uber reported it might leave the city altogether if the […] The post Ridesharing Under Heavy Regulation in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Lyft ridesharing Uber

Competition Heats Up for the San Antonio MX Challenge

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Already 30 teams have registered to compete in the San Antonio MX Challenge, said Jesus Salas, head of the project. Salas gave an update on the San Antonio MX Challenge Tuesday night at the SA NewTech meetup. The San Antonio […] The post Competition Heats Up for the San Antonio MX Challenge appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Geekdom SA Newtech San Antonio MX