Archives for October 31, 2012

Geekdom Fund Gives $25K Each to Two Startups

The Geekdom Fund has invested $25,000 each into two startup companies to be based at Geekdom, a downtown San Antonio coworking and collaboration space. The teams are KirPeep and ParLevel Systems, said Nick Longo, director of Geekdom. “Both teams attempted to get the Geekdom Fund in this past round,” Longo said. “For really a myriad […]

Spanning Adds New Revenue Officer

Spanning Cloud Apps has added Jeff Erramouspe as its chief revenue officer. Erramouspe will oversee the company’s marketing and sales activities. Previously, he served as president of Manticore Technology, which merged with SalesEngine International. Before that, Erramouspe held leadership and executive positions at StoredIQ, Digby, Vignette and Compaq. Spanning provides cloud data protection for businesses. […]

Phunware Recognized as Hollywood Innovator

AlwaysOn selected Austin-based Phunware as one of its OnHollywood 100 winners. The list recognizes disruptive technology in the entertainment industry. AlwaysOn selected Phunware and the other winners based on their innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz. The Austin startup was honored at AlwayOn’s sixth annual OnHollywood event on Oct. 29 and 30th […]

Rackspace’s “Castle” in the New York Times

San Antonio’s largest technology company, Rackspace got some big-time press with an article in the New York Times. The reporter chronicled the company’s renovation of the dilapidated Windsor Park Mall into its corporate headquarters. It is an amazing facelift. The mall now houses the bulk of Rackspace’s workforce and it’s got all kind of amenities, […]

AirStrip Technologies Adds Two Board Members

AirStrip Technologies, Inc. has added Todd C. Cozzens as chairman of its board. And the San Antonio-based company also named Keith B. Pitts to its Board of Directors. “Todd and Keith both bring a wealth of experience to the table,” , AirStrip CEO Alan Portela said in a news release. “Their knowledge and skill sets […]