Codeup Wins the 2014 San Antonio InnoTech Beta Summit

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News Codeup, a 12-week boot camp to teach technical skills to people, won the 2014 InnoTech Beta Summit on Wednesday afternoon. Michael Girdley launched Codeup last year and the first class of 28 men and women is about to graduate. The startup, based at Geekdom, charges $9,850 per […]

ENTvantage Diagnostics of Austin Wins the Emerging Medical Technology Symposium’s Pitch Competition

BY LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News ENTvantage Diagnostics won the Emerging Medical Technology Symposium’s pitch competition on Tuesday afternoon. “ENTvantage Diagnostics provides primary care and ENT physicians with critical information on the causes of ear, nose and throat illnesses,” said Joseph Skraba, its CEO. The Austin-based company’s first product is a test its […]

Emerging Medical Technology Symposium to Spotlight San Antonio’s Biotech Industry

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News San Antonio has a long history of innovation when it comes to the biotechnology and the medical industry. Dr. Julio Palmaz, then a professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center invented the heart stent, which restaurateur Phil Romano later backed and they eventually sold it […]

San Antonio’s CallGrader In DreamIt Ventures Philadelphia

By L.A. LOREK, Founder of Silicon Hills News At InnoTech San Antonio’s beta summit earlier this year, CallGrader won the competition. The group of four close-knit friends created a software as a service customer application program for companies in the heating and cooling industry. They worked out of Geekdom on their venture. A few months […]

InnoTech San Antonio Spotlights Technology

InnoTech San Antonio has grown dramatically since it started five years ago, said Sean Lowery, the event’s executive director. This year 65 exhibitors showcased their technology on the exhibit floor including Geekdom, a collaborative downtown workspace, Sirius Computer Solutions, a San Antonio-based information technology solutions provider and Nuboso, a startup cloud computing hosting company. The […]