Lyft Launches in Austin Without City Approval

Despite restrictions, Lyft, the ride sharing company known for its cars emblazoned with giant pink mustaches, launched Thursday in Austin. “The Austin community’s overwhelming calls for more transportation options have been heard,” according to Lyft’s blog post. “After a petition started by ATX Safer Streets garnered nearly 4,000 organic signatures from Austin residents – many […]

Five Startups Pitch at 3 Day Startup San Antonio

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Five startup teams pitched ideas at the latest 3 Day Startup San Antonio event last weekend. Cristal Glangchai and the Venturelab team ran the event, which was the ninth 3DS San Antonio. Trinity University sponsored the event hosted at Geekdom. Thirty-five students participated in the 3 Day […]

Five Teams Pitch at 3 Day Startup San Antonio

Five teams pitched Sunday night at Geekdom at the culmination of the latest 3-Day Startup San Antonio. The teams included Menu, a software program to allow customers to easily order takeout from restaurants,, a matchmaking service for empty commercial warehouses and consumers, Ripcord, an iPhone app that sounds an alarm and gets help, ScriptFit, […]

Inside 3DS (Part I)

By Ian Panchèvre Reporter with Silicon Hills News Don’t tell anyone at Geekdom or Trinity, but I am a spy. I’ve harnessed my inner secret agent to assume a false identity – misrepresenting myself as an entrepreneur whose skills include the ever-so-vague “business strategy” and “ideation” – in hopes of being selected as a participant […]

3 Day Startup San Antonio Accepting Applications

Have you always wanted to launch a tech company but didn’t know how to go about it? Well now is your chance to learn. 3 Day Startup San Antonio takes place Nov. 16 to 18 at Geekdom, on the 11th floor of the Weston Centre downtown. The program is like getting a mini-MBA in a […]

Apply for 3 Day Startup San Antonio

This weekend a special 3 Day Startup takes place at Home Away’s headquarters in Austin. And another 3 Day Startup is scheduled for the weekend of April 27 at Geekdom at the Weston Centre in downtown San Antonio. The deadline to apply to participate is April 18th. And there’s a top secret meet up at […]

A wrap up of 3 Day Startup San Antonio

Five companies under development at 3 Day Startup San Antonio

About 40 aspiring entrepreneurs gathered Friday afternoon at Geekdom downtown for 3 Day Startup San Antonio. They brought sleeping bags, backpacks, computers and tents. They had plenty of fuel to get them through the weekend with two refrigerators filled with Red Bull, sodas, gatorade, juice boxes, water, beer and fruit. An entire shelf held dozens […]