San Antonio Residents Can Now Sign Up for Google Fiber

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. 21 to sign up for the company’s flagship product: Fiber 1000, or up to 1,000 […]

Six Tech Events in San Antonio to Attend This Week

San Antonio’s tech scene is on fire this week. The 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. Then the main event takes place at the Rackspace […]

MassChallenge Texas Launches with Plans to Work With up to 100 Startups

MassChallenge, a global network of network of startup accelerators, announced Wednesday plans to launch its new program in the Austin and San Antonio region. The Austin-based nonprofit accelerator will work with up to 100 startups that will compete for up to $500,000 in equity-free cash awards. The MassChallenge Texas accelerator program is “supported by a […]

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

The RealCo Seed Fund Program, founded in January at Geekdom, is helping business to business startups succeed. “We are vested in their success,” said Teresa Evans, a partner in the RealCo Seed Fund Program. The goal is to help the companies scale and get to a point where they can raise a Series A round […]

Chris Burney with the San Antonio Angel Network Discusses Angel Investing on Ideas to Invoices

By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News San Antonio has always had angel investors but it hasn’t had a formal network for a while, but a year ago that changed with the formation of the San Antonio Angel Network. “A group of local investors, visionaries, entrepreneurs got together and hatched the idea that San […]

Five Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week

TUESDAY – 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. at the Geekdom Events Centre at 131 Soledad Street, San Antonio. Register here. WEDNESDAY – Second Annual Coding Challenge Luau starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Geekdom […]

Investor and Entrepreneur Michael Girdley Featured on Ideas to Invoices Podcast

Michael Girdley, an entrepreneur, and investor, is one of the people actively working to establish San Antonio as a technology hub. Girdley, who earned a computer science degree with honors from Lafayette College, worked as a programmer in Silicon Valley. He is also the author of several books on Java programming with a focus on […]

Geekdom Fund Raises $20 Million for Seed Stage Tech Investments

The Geekdom Fund, based in San Antonio, announced this week it has closed on a $20 million fund, its largest fund to date. Previously, the Geekdom Fund raised nearly $3 million to invest in early stage tech startups. Since then, the fund has invested in Chowbotics, a Redwood City, Calif.-based startup creating robots for commercial […]

Hulu to Open a $13 Million Center in San Antonio with 500 Jobs

Hulu, the online video streaming platform, announced Thursday plans to open a new customer support center in San Antonio and invest $13 million in the project. The Santa Monica, Calif.-based company plans to bring more than 300 jobs to San Antonio this year and plans to expand to more than 500 jobs in 2018, according […]

TaskUs Expands to San Antonio and Plans to Hire 500 Employees

TaskUs, based in Santa Monica, Calif., announced plans to expand its San Antonio office to accommodate up to 500 employees. The company, which provides outsourced customer service jobs for companies, has leased two floors or 32,000 square feet in the Finesilver Building, an old uniform factory. The company has 60 employees in San Antonio right […]