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.

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.

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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 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

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 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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

Merge VR of San Antonio Raises $10 Million in Funding

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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. Franklin Lyons is the other co-founder and the company’s chief […] The post Merge VR of San Antonio Raises $10 Million in Funding appeared first on SiliconHills. 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.,

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

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

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

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.

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

FileStack Releases Redesign File Picker Product and Finds Success in San Antonio

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In 2015, Filestack moved to San Antonio from San Francisco. The company grew quickly and […] The post FileStack Releases Redesign File Picker Product and Finds Success in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioThe startup, founded in 2012 by four MIT students and a graduate of the Y Combinator program, raised $1.8 million in seed stage capital from Andreessen Horowitz, Highland Capital and SV Angel.

Texas Program to Test Driverless Vehicles in Austin, San Antonio and Other Cities

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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. Austin San Antonio

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RealCo, a Startup Accelerator, Plans to Launch at Geekdom in San Antonio

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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 AntonioThe new program is aimed at business to business startups.

Partners of the RealCo Seed Fund Program in San Antonio talk Entrepreneurship on Ideas to Invoices

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The post Partners of the RealCo Seed Fund Program in San Antonio talk Entrepreneurship on Ideas to Invoices appeared first on SiliconHills. Ideas to Invoices Podcast San AntonioThe RealCo Seed Fund Program, founded in January at Geekdom, is helping business to business startups succeed. “We We are vested in their success,” said Teresa Evans, a partner in the RealCo Seed Fund Program.

Geekdom Transforms San Antonio’s Technology Industry in Four Years

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Just take a look at Geekdom, the collaborative coworking technology center in downtown San Antonio. Four years ago, Graham Weston, co-founder of Rackspace, and Nick Longo, founder of Coffee Cup Software, launched Geekdom on the 11 floor of the Weston Centre […] The post Geekdom Transforms San Antonio’s Technology Industry in Four Years appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio

San Antonio is Promoting SATX at SXSW for 2017

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San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the country and is home to giant companies like Rackspace, USAA, HEB, Valero and the Argo Group. But three years ago, San Antonio didn’t even have a booth at the trade show at South by Southwest Interactive, the largest technology show in Texas. A lot has changed […] The post San Antonio is Promoting SATX at SXSW for 2017 appeared first on SiliconHills.

Julie Huls to Join San Antonio-based DoSeum

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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 AntonioFor the past six years, Julie Huls has served as president of the Austin Technology Council during one of the biggest boom times for the city’s technology industry. During her time there, she helped grow the organization’s membership and raise funds for the organization.

Geekdom has a Huge Impact on San Antonio’s Downtown Tech District

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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. San Antonio

San Antonio-based Aperion Biologics Files to Go Public

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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. It checked the box on its registration statement for a Tier 2 […] The post San Antonio-based Aperion Biologics Files to Go Public 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.

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

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.

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.

San Antonio Raises Money for a New High Tech High School

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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. To meet the workforce needs of the future, schools need to do more than teach reading, writing and arithmetic.

Ten Life Science Companies to Watch in San Antonio

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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. In fact, one in every six San Antonio employees works in the bioscience and healthcare industry. The industry is […] The post Ten Life Science Companies to Watch in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills.

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.

Cafe Commerce of San Antonio and Dreamit Ventures of Austin Win SBA Grants

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Cafe Commerce, the nonprofit focused on helping entrepreneurs in San Antonio and Dreamit Ventures of Austin have just won U.S. Cafe Commerce was one of 50 winners and the only one in San Antonio. Austin San Antonio Cafe Commerce DreamIt Ventures SBA

San Antonio-based Infocyte Lands $500,000 in Funding

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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 Cyber Security Geekdom Infocyte LiveOak Venture Partners Pulse By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Infocyte Inc.

San Antonio Ranks Third on Forbes List of the Nation’s Tech Hot Spots

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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 percent in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math jobs between 2011 and 2012. […] The post San Antonio Ranks Third on Forbes List of the Nation’s Tech Hot Spots 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.