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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Five of the Best Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week

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Lots of cool tech events happening in San Antonio this week from recruiting mixers to an AI meetup and the debut of a brand new business conference. On Tuesday – WP Engine Technical Support Meet & Greet in San Antonio- The company is hiring. The post Five of the Best Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. 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.

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-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

Cool Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week

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It’s that time of the year where the folks at Geekdom give the state of the tech ecosystem report about the coworking and event incubator’s impact on San Antonio. If you’re interested in the tech scene in San Antonio, it’s the event to attend this week. The post Cool Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week appeared first on SiliconHills.

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

Six Tech Events in San Antonio to Attend This Week

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San Antonio’s tech scene is on fire this week. The post Six Tech Events in San Antonio to Attend This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioThe big event is Tech Bloc’s Rally@Rackspace on Thursday at Rackspace’s headquarters. It kicks off at 5 p.m. with a pre-program reception featuring food trucks, music, retro-gaming competitions, a Cosplay contest and complimentary drinks and event T-shirts.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Ten Tech Trends to Watch in 2017 in Austin and San Antonio

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This year Silicon Hills News is spotlighting the top 10 tech trends to watch in Austin and San Antonio in 2017. Austin 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

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.

H-E-B is Offering Grocery Delivery to San Antonio Customers

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H-E-B is launching grocery delivery for customers in San Antonio starting this week. The San Antonio-based grocery giant has partnered with Shipt and Instacart to offer grocery delivery to customers in the San Antonio area. San Antonio

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

Austin and San Antonio Ranked Top Metros for Startups

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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 ranked at the top spot in 2015 […] The post Austin and San Antonio Ranked Top Metros for Startups appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

Five Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week

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at the Geekdom Events Centre at 131 Soledad Street, San Antonio. The post Five Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioTUESDAY – The Future of Work Panel discussion at Geekdom put on by Freelance Conference. The panel discussion kicks off at 3 p.m. and runs until 4:30 p.m. Register here. WEDNESDAY – Second Annual Coding Challenge Luau starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Geekdom […].

Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week

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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. at Southwest Research Institute – Southwest Research Institute Annual Meeting featuring presentations […] The post Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

San Antonio-based Xenex Raises $38 Million More

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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. San Antonio

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

TaskUs Expands to San Antonio and Plans to Hire 500 Employees

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announced plans to expand its San Antonio office to accommodate up to 500 employees. The company has 60 employees in San Antonio right […] The post TaskUs Expands to San Antonio and Plans to Hire 500 Employees appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San AntonioTaskUs, based in Santa Monica, Calif.,

Seven Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week

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Geekdom is still the center of technology entrepreneurial activity in San Antonio as evidenced by the number of events taking place this week. But this week, San Antonio is also the center of activity for tech leaders from all over Texas. The Academy of Math, Engineering and Science of Texas, known as TAMEST, is having […] The post Seven Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

Geekdom puts on a Geekshow Party for San Antonio

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For its fourth birthday Geekdom hosted a free Circus-themed party in downtown San Antonio Thursday night at Main Plaza. The prize for winning at one of the games was a […] The post Geekdom puts on a Geekshow Party for San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioThe event featured the Wooden Nickel Carnival, which provided Vaudeville entertainment and vintage style carnival games including ring toss, darts and a hat toss games.

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 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

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.

USAA Plans to Expand Downtown San Antonio Office and Open an Austin Office

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Today, USAA is the second largest private employer in San Antonio with 17,000 employees, only eclipsed by another homegrown company, H-E-B, according to the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation. Austin San AntonioIn 1922, 25 U.S.

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

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 AntonioGoogle Fiber first announced plans to come to Austin in April of 2013.