Lorenzo Gomez, Author of the Cilantro Diaries, Talks About Tech in San Antonio on the Ideas to Invoices Podcast

The Cilantro Diaries is a delightful book about how Lorenzo Gomez III made his way first through H-E-B Grocery Store No. 5 in San Antonio and then on to Rackspace and Geekdom. It’s a fun read and packed with good advice, particularly for people just starting out in their careers. Gomez, the author of the […]

Jean Belanger with Cerebri Ai Talks About Artificial Intelligence, Data and Machine Learning on Ideas to Invoices

Jean Belanger is co-founder and CEO of Cerebri Ai which helps Fortune 500 companies find their customers’ voice. A serial entrepreneur, Belanger has helped launch three software companies starting with Metrowerks, which went public on NASDAQ and later sold to Motorola. Next, Belanger started Reddwerks, a pioneer in the Internet of Things industry providing solutions […]

Lawyer Jose Ancer Discusses Legal Issues Tech Entrepreneurs Face on the Ideas to Invoices Podcast

Jose Ancer is a tech and venture capital focused corporate partner in the Startup and Emerging Technology Group of Egan Nelson and the firm’s Chief Technology Officer. He received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and his Law Degree from Harvard. He represents early-stage companies across a variety of tech-focused industries and […]

Serial Entrepreneur Bob Fabbio Plans to Build eRelevance Into a $1 Billion Company

In 1989, Bob Fabbio quit his job at IBM and launched Tivoli Systems, which created one of the largest software categories in the world – enterprise systems management. In 1995, Tivoli Systems went public and a year later IBM acquired the company for $743 million. Fabbio went on to found electronic document delivery startup Dazel, […]

Tequila 512’s Scott Willis Talks About Being a Pioneer in the Austin Spirits Industry

Scott Willis is a pioneer in the Austin tequila industry. He is the president and founder of Tequila 512, Austin’s first tequila brand. And in this podcast, Willis talks about his entrepreneurial journey, which wasn’t an easy one from quitting his day job and going all in on his tequila venture. He created an award-winning […]

Case Foundation’s Sarah Koch on the Importance of Inclusivity and Diversity in the Tech Industry

By Laura Lorek Publisher of Silicon Hills News Sarah Koch, vice president of social innovation at the Case Foundation, has attended South by Southwest a few times and she noticed a big change and focus on inclusivity and diversity this year. “Last year it felt like was that first turning point of seeing a lot […]

MineralSoft’s Gabe Wilcox Talks About Disrupting an Industry on the Ideas to Invoices Podcast

By Laura Lorek Publisher of Silicon Hills News and Host of the Ideas to Invoices Podcast A native of Arkansas, Gabe Wilcox and his family know firsthand the problem mineral rights owners have in managing their assets. “It has been a very archaic industry,” said Wilcox, CEO and co-founder of MineralSoft. In the U.S., individuals […]

Ryan Wuerch Plans to Build Dosh into a Billion Dollar Company Disrupting the Ad-Tech Market

By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News Dosh, an app that gives consumers cash back for purchases, is disrupting the $200 billion advertising technology industry from Austin. Ryan Wuerch, founder and CEO of Dosh, said Austin is one of the best places to create a big consumer tech company. And Dosh is quickly growing […]

Imagine Virtua and Alamo Reality Bring the Alamo Back to Life Through Technology and Storytelling

By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News Known as the Shrine of Texas Liberty, the Alamo in San Antonio holds a special place in the hearts of many Texans. Throughout the years, films, books, songs, games and more have told the story of the men who heroically died there defending the mission against the […]

SXSW is a Strong Reflection of What’s Hot in Austin says Hugh Forrest on the Ideas to Invoices Podcast

By LAURA LOREK Publisher with Silicon Hills News When South by Southwest started in 1987, it was a music only event and in 1994, the Interactive conference launched. “There was this thing called the Web but not many people understood what it was,” said Hugh Forrest. “What was state of the art in 1994 was […]