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, […].

San Antonio-based FunnelAI Raises $1.5 Million

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FunnelAI, a startup that uses artificial intelligence to generate leads for car dealers, announced Wednesday that it has raised a $1.5 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 Antonio

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

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.

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

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CyberFortess, an insuretech startup, announced Wednesday that it has received $3 million in seed-stage funding. 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 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.

Burpy Expands to San Antonio and Houston

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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. Burpy, which expanded into the San […] The post Burpy Expands to San Antonio and Houston appeared first on SiliconHills.

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

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

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.

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.

Startup Grind San Antonio Launches Featuring Interview with Jason Seats

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Startup Grind, based in Mountain View, Calif. Derek Anderson founded Startup Grind, which now has chapters in 40 cities and 20 countries around the world. One of the latest chapters is Startup Grind San Antonio. seeks to foster entrepreneurship through storytelling.

Startup Grind San Antonio Features Bob Metcalfe

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He has taught an undergraduate course on entrepreneurship called Longhorn Startup for the past two years along with Joshua Baer and Entrepreneur in Residence Ben Dyer. Austin 3Com Bob MetCalfe ethernet Longhorn Startup Camp Professor of Innovation Startup Grind San Antonio UT

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

Ten Startups to Watch in Austin and San Antonio

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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. 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

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

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

3 Day Startup Green Tech in San Antonio Sprouts Startups

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Saxena’s team at 3 Day Startup Green […] The post 3 Day Startup Green Tech in San Antonio Sprouts Startups appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio 2030 District 3 Day Startup Green 80/20 Foundation gaiah Green Nexus Green Spaces Alliance JSA Energy Solar San Antonio SolarBus SA Suhkiware

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.

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 program is focused on early-stage startups and includes mentorship from entrepreneurs, tech leaders and investors. The post Geekdom Teams With Alamo Angels to Launch a Pre-Accelerator Program in San Antonio 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.

Rackspace Co-Founder Pat Condon on Startup Grind San Antonio

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In college, he would buy computer parts cheap and then sell them on America Online and […] The post Rackspace Co-Founder Pat Condon on Startup Grind San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio cloud computing hosting Patrick Condon Rackspace technology

Codeup Seeks to Create New Developers in San Antonio

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This is the not-so-humble sales pitch of Codeup – a for-profit code education startup founded by San Antonio entrepreneur and angel investor Michael Girdley. San Antonio Codeup coding Geekdom MakerSquare Michael Girdley Open Cloud Academy technology TrueAbility

Geekdom Ignites San Antonio’s Tech Industry

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By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Founded in late 2011, Geekdom has served as a catalyst for San Antonio’s technology startup industry. It hosted the Techstars Cloud program, which graduated […] The post Geekdom Ignites San Antonio’s Tech Industry appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Geekdom

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.

Startup Weekend San Antonio at Geekdom

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Austin Technology San Antonio Technology Geekdom Kaufman Foundation Rackspace San Antonio Startup Weekend San Antonio technologyIn the old days, inventors tinkered in obscurity in their garages, spare bedrooms and basements. But now that cool collaboration and coworking spaces like Geekdom have arrived on the scene, there’s no need to tinker in private.

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

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Last year, we released the Texas Startup Manifesto and announced our plans to expand our Accelerator program to include Dallas with a presence at The DEC. Any tech or consumer startup in the South Texas area could apply to pitch. news startup entrepreneurship san-antonio funding

Bob Metcalfe at Startup Grind San Antonio

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Startup Grind San Antonio features an interview with Bob Metcalfe Tuesday at Geekdom in downtown San Antonio. Bob metcalfestartupgrindslides from Laura Lorek The post Bob Metcalfe at Startup Grind San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills.

WP Engine Opens an Office at Geekdom in San Antonio

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The plucky startup also has another 10 employees in a satellite office in California. 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

Coffeecup Software Founder Nick Longo on Startup Grind San Antonio

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He also served in […] The post Coffeecup Software Founder Nick Longo on Startup Grind San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Nick Longo, founder of Coffeecup Software and co-founder of Geekdom, grew up in New York, really, really poor.

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-based TrueAbility Launches

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A new tech startup in San Antonio seeks to change the way companies hire technical talent. The post San Antonio-based TrueAbility Launches appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio TechnologyTrueAbility, a cloud-based technical assessment tool can help hiring managers and recruiters assess technical skills of job candidates, said Frederick Mendler, one of the company’s cofounders and its CEO.

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

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. San Antonio, here we come.

Kauffman Foundation’s 1 Million Cups Launches at Cafe Commerce in San Antonio

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1 Million Cups San Antonio, which launches Wednesday at 9 a.m. at Café Commerce at the main library in downtown San Antonio. It’s a weekly entrepreneurial educational program, which features two startups […] The post Kauffman Foundation’s 1 Million Cups Launches at Cafe Commerce in San Antonio appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio 1 Million Cups San Antonio Cafe Commerce entrepreneurship Kauffman Foundation Peter French

Bluegrass Vascular Technologies Gets $4.5 Million in Funding and Moves to San Antonio

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Medical technology startup Bluegrass Vascular Technologies has closed on $4.5 Targeted Technology Fund II, a San Antonio-based venture capital fund that invests in early stage life sciences companies, led the Series A investment.

3 Day Startup San Antonio Accepting Application

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3 Day Startup San Antonio is taking applications for its next program, which will take place on August 9th and run through August 11th on the 10th floor of Geekdom at the Weston Centre in downtown San Antonio. The 3 Day Startup program is a three [.]

Codeup Wins the 2014 San Antonio InnoTech Beta Summit

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The startup, based at Geekdom, charges $9,850 per […] The post Codeup Wins the 2014 San Antonio InnoTech Beta Summit appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Biovideo Codeup InnerAlly Innotech InnoTech Beta Summit InnoTech San Antonio Picture It Settled Remote Garage SocialRest TrueAbility

Kauffman Ranks Austin No. 1 and San Antonio No. 10 for Startup Activity

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Austin claimed the top spot in the Kauffman Index for Startup Activity nationwide and San Antonio took the 10th spot. Kauffman measures the rate of new entrepreneurs, opportunity share of new entrepreneurs and startup density. 1 and San Antonio No. 10 for Startup Activity appeared first on SiliconHills. San AntonioThat makes the Central Texas region a powerhouse of entrepreneurial activity.

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

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In August we released the Texas Startup Manifesto and announced our plans to expand our Accelerator program to include Dallas with a presence at The DEC. Any tech or consumer startup in the South Texas area can apply on AngelList to pitch at our Funding Day on April 10.

The Techstars Cloud Program Returns to San Antonio in 2015

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I am very excited to have the opportunity to restart and lead the Techstars Cloud program: [link] cc @techstars — Blake Yeager (@blake_yeager) July 23, 2014 The Techstars Cloud program launched in San Antonio in 2012 with 11 companies and the next year another 11 startups participated in the 2013 program. But the program, launched […] The post The Techstars Cloud Program Returns to San Antonio in 2015 appeared first on SiliconHills.

San Antonio-based SeatSmart Launches Online Ticket Marketplace

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The San Antonio-based startup has raised $750,000 of its $1 million seed round funding. SeatSmart plans to use the money to hire additional […] The post San Antonio-based SeatSmart Launches Online Ticket Marketplace appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio SeatSmart A new online broker to fan ticket marketplace, SeatSmart has launched. Angel investors Lew Moorman and Pat Matthews, both former Rackspace executives, led the funding.

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