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 […]

UK-Based THG is Considering San Antonio for its U.S. Divisional Headquarters with 165 Jobs

A technology company from the United Kingdom is considering San Antonio for its U.S. divisional headquarters with 165 high-paying jobs. The Hut Group, based in Manchester, United Kingdom, first considered San Antonio for a new U.S. based sales center but has since decided to put an even bigger office in San Antonio, pending the approval […]

Geekdom Teams With Alamo Angels to Launch a Pre-Accelerator Program in San Antonio

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 applications for the program opened […]

San Antonio Tech Events to Attend This Week

The biggest event going on this week in San Antonio is the first Philanthropic Pitch event at the H-E-B Performance Hall at the Tobin Center. The proceeds from the ticket sales go to the winners of the pitch event. It’s another event that brings together the Austin and San Antonio tech and philanthropic communities. Notley […]

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 […]

Mass Challenge Texas Selects 84 Startups for its First Program

Mass Challenge Texas has selected 84 startups to join its first accelerator program. The accelerator received 520 applications, with a little more than half of those going to the second round where 120 judges selected the winners, said Mike Millard, managing director of Mass Challenge Texas. The finalists are the “highest impact and highest potential […]

H-E-B Buys Austin-based Favor

Favor, the startup delivery service based in Austin, just got bought by one of the largest retailers in Texas, San Antonio-based H-E-B. Under the deal, Favor will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of H-E-B and it will continue to operate as a separate brand led by Chief Executive Officer and President Jag Bath and all of […]

Five of the Best Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week

Lots of cool tech events happening in San Antonio this week from recruiting mixers to an AI meetup and the debut of a brand new business conference. On Tuesday – WP Engine Technical Support Meet & Greet in San Antonio- The company is hiring. It’s having a mixer to get to know job candidates better […]

Geekdom Launches a Community Fund to Ignite Startups

The epicenter of San Antonio’s startup system downtown is Geekdom, which occupies its own building, the historic Rand Building, on Houston street. Launched in 2011, Geekdom has grown to become the hub of startup activity and now the technology co-working site and collaborative workspace has become a source of capital to ignite the ideas that […]

Cool Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week

It’s that time of the year where the folks at Geekdom give the state of the tech ecosystem report about the coworking and event incubator’s impact on San Antonio. If you’re interested in the tech scene in San Antonio, it’s the event to attend this week. Also, in the same vein of collaboration among Austin […]