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 […]

Five Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio in December

Things are getting jolly in San Antonio for the tech industry for the month of December. Codeup is having a Demo Day. Capital Factory is taking a road trip to Geekdom and Joshua Baer is hosting an Intro to Fundraising in Texas panel. There’s Tech Bloc’s holiday party and Bunker Labs’ San Antonio ribbon cutting […]

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 […]