September Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio

Welcome to the fall. Are you ready to attend some great tech events? Silicon Hills News is working with Igloo Software, one of Canada’s most innovative companies, to give away 50 free tickets to its digital workplace conference at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa next week. Register by Sept 9th […]

H-E-B is Creating a Digital Innovation Center in East Austin

San Antonio-based H-E-B is increasing its presence in Austin. The grocery company announced Wednesday that it has leased a two-story, 81,000 square foot building at 2416 East Sixth Street in East Austin for its tech facility and innovation lab for the H-E-B digital team and Favor, the on-demand delivery startup H-E-B acquired earlier this year. […]

5 Tech Events to Attend in San Antonio This Week

It’s summertime and the living is easy, despite temperatures almost hitting triple digits all week long. And the tech scene in San Antonio is also heating up. Lorenzo Gomez announced Monday morning the launch of a new venture, Geekdom Media and its first podcast, Brand Brothers. Check it out on iTunes. Also, there’s some cross-pollination […]

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 […]