TechStars Cloud for a Day at Geekdom

Dozens of technology entrepreneurs spent Saturday at Geekdom learning about the TechStars Cloud program. “We help awesome founders build great companies,” said Jason Seats, managing director of the TechStars Cloud. The program has become a launching pad for technology startups with five TechStars programs around the country in Boulder, Boston, Seattle, New York and San […]

TechStars’ Cloudability Closes on $8.7 million in Venture Capital

In the first TechStars class held at the Geekdom earlier this year, Cloudability already had a head start on some of the other companies. The Portland-based startup had already participated in the Portland Incubator Experiment. When the team landed in San Antonio, they had already raised $1.1 million, according to VentureBeat. Now Mat Ellis, Cloudability’s […]

Successful Entrepreneur Jason Seats Now Helps Startups

To find out about high-tech startups in San Antonio, talk to Jason Seats. He’s not only the managing director of the TechStars Cloud program at Geekdom, a collaboration and coworking space downtown, but he’s been there done that and has plenty of T-shirts to prove it. In 2006, Seats, cofounded Slicehost with his college friend […]

TechStar’s Nicole Glaros helps startups succeed

Nicole Glaros showing off her TechStars Cloud belt buckle in San Antonio The only woman in the TechStars Cloud program, Nicole Glaros relocated from Boulder, Colorado to San Antonio with her husband, two-year-old daughter and one month old baby boy. “It’s not a hard sell for me,” Glaros said. “To pick up and move for […]

Meet the TechStars Cloud Companies of 2012

Rackspace wants to do for San Antonio what Dell has done for Austin, said Graham Weston, its chairman. “You’re here at the very beginning of something big” Weston said. That was evident Wednesday at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in downtown San Antonio when 11 teams took to the stage to showcase their cloud-based businesses […]

TechStars Cloud Demo Day blasts off today in San Antonio

Three months ago, a group of entrepreneurs moved into Geekdom in downtown San Antonio. Since then, the inaugural TechStars Cloud participants have been toiling away and working to create blockbuster cloud businesses that will change the world. Some have iterated, pivoted and overhauled their operations countless times. Names have changed. Teams have mixed it up. […]

Forging the TechStars Cloud companies

At the Geekdom, twice a week, entrepreneurs behind the 11 TechStars Cloud companies gather to pitch their ventures. Jason Seats and Nicole Glaros, TechStars Cloud managing directors, critique those pitches along with a handful of others, ranging from interested bystanders to serious angel and venture investors and other TechStar members. “Jokes are only good if […]

You’re Invited to TechStars Cloud Demo Day on April 11th

In January, entrepreneurs from all over the country arrived in San Antonio for the first ever TechStars Cloud. Nicole Glaros, one of the program’s directors, moved to San Antonio with her family for the three month program. Jason Seats, the other director, says the program is coming to a conclusion with TechStars Cloud Demo Day […]

Movie Night for TechStars Cloud at Geekdom

Who knew Microsoft made movies? Microsoft will screen its new movie on entrepreneurship, Ctrl+Alt+Compete tonight at 6 p.m. at Geekdom, a collaborative workspace in downtown San Antonio. “Ctrl+Alt+Compete is a new documentary that takes a revealing look at the startup and emerging business scene through the eyes of 5 founders and their teams and tells […]

TechStars Cloud companies are “like little soft baby chicks”

The first TechStars Cloud program kicked off in San Antonio on Jan. 19 with 11 companies that all moved to the city from outside the state. Jason Seats and Nicole Glaros, managing directors, run the TechStars Cloud program at the Geekdom, a collaborative workplace in downtown San Antonio on the 11th floor of the Weston […]