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For years, the City of San Antonio has poured money into StarTech, formerly known as the San Antonio Technology Accelerator Initiative, to jumpstart the city’s high technology industry. But now a new place, smack dab in the middle of downtown at the Weston Centre, might be able to do that with a collaborative workspace called […]

Meet some of the applicants for the TechStars Cloud

Entrepreneurs travelled to San Antonio from as far away as Toronto and the United Kingdom for a chance to become one of ten companies selected for the inaugural TechStars Cloud program. Here’s a few of them giving their elevator pitches at the TechStars for a Day program.

TechStars for a day at Geekdom

The TechStars Cloud could serve as a catalyst to ignite San Antonio’s startup technology community. That’s because ten new startups will locate here for the 12-week program, which kicks off in January. Also, Nicole Glaros, TechStar managing director, will move here with her family. She will run the TechStars Cloud along with Jason Seats. On […]

TechStars Cloud applicants meetup in San Antonio

The deadline to apply for the TechStars Cloud program is Monday. But already the program has received several hundred applications for the inaugural TechStars program in San Antonio, said Jason Seats, managing director for TechStars Cloud and cofounder of Slicehost, which San Antonio-based Rackspace acquired. On Friday night, several of those entrepreneurs met with Rackspace […]

TEDxSanAntonio to feature tech entrepreneur G.P. Singh

The organizers of TedxSanAntonio selected Gurvinder Pal “G.P.” Singh, founder of San Antonio-based Karta Technologies, as one of its speakers for next weekend’s event. Singh now serves as CEO of Paras Capital Management. He will speak on his “Entrepreneurial Journey: From Expert Technologist to Servant Leader.” Singh started Karta Technologies in his garage and sold […]

San Antonio’s only dedicated co-working spot to shutdown Friday

In June of 2009, C4 Workspace opened in the King William neighborhood of South San Antonio. This Friday, San Antonio’s only full-time dedicated co-working space closes. The business, originally located at 108 King William, fell into debt and never gained enough customers to meet its expenses. C4 Workspace moved into cheaper headquarters this year at […]

Rackspace brings TechStars: a startup incubator program to San Antonio

TechCrunch reports that San Antonio-based Rackspace has teamed up with Boulder-based TechStars to bring its innovative startup program to San Antonio. The program is called the TechStars Cloud. It’s a “themetically focused accelerator that will fund companies working exclusively on cloud computing, cloud infrastructure, and Openstack.” The program’s mentors include Pat Condon, one of Rackspace’s […]