images-5Jason Seats, managing director of the TechStars Cloud program was featured recently on We Are Austin Tech.
Seats, cofounder of Slicehost, a cloud hosting company, has helped countless entrepreneurs through the TechStars Cloud program. He is also an active angel investor.
In 2008, Rackspace acquired Slicehost. Seats moved from St. Louis to San Antonio. For two years, he served as vice president for software development at Rackspace, managing its cloud computing business.
Late in 2011, Seats agreed to become the managing director of the new TechStars Cloud program. Its first class graduated 11 companies last year and 12 companies this year. The program just wrapped up with TechStars Demo Day last Thursday.
And Tuesday, Seats will be the first interview for the inaugural Startup Grind San Antonio program, an affiliate with Startup Grind in Mountain View, Calif. The event at Geekdom begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening with pizza and beer, sponsored by Vid Luther, founder of ZippyKid. The interview will start at 7 p.m. If you haven’t gotten your ticket to this hot event, please do so soon and join us Tuesday night at Geekdom.
Also next Monday, Andi Gillentine, cofounder of and director of Startup Grind Austin, will interview Mellie Price, a serial entrepreneur who most recently founded and sold Front Gate Tickets. Be sure to get your ticket to that event at Capital Factory in Austin.