Geekdom Moves Into its New Headquarters at the Rand

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News The geeks might inherit the earth eventually, but for now, they’ve got their own building in downtown San Antonio. On Monday, two Geekdom flags flew from the top of the historic Rand Building at 100 E. Houston St., signifying the move in of Geekdom members. It’s their […]

Finding Your Noble Cause

By LAURA LOREK Founder of Silicon Hills News At TEDxSanAntonio, Nick Longo, co-founder of Geekdom, walked onto the stage, sat on a chair and started to read from a book labeled “Hope, Dream and Inspire.” But the story he told wasn’t a fairy tale. In fact, it was Longo’s own entrepreneurial journey and how his […]

A Video Tour of Geekdom, Texas’ Largest Co-working Space

Nick Longo, director of Geekdom, provides this insight into Geekdom, a year-old collaborative coworking space in downtown San Antonio. It is Texas’ largest co-working site. Geekdom, which is a sponsor of Silicon Hills News, has expanded from the 11th floor to the 10th floor. It’s home to the TechStars Cloud. Geekdom 2.2 video from The […]

SANewTech Seeks to Foster San Antonio’s Technology Community

Cole Wollak wants to help foster San Antonio’s growing technology community. So he created San Antonio New Tech, a new technology meetup that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month at Geekdom, a downtown collaborative coworking site for geeks. The first gathering takes place next week and 75 people have registered to attend. […]

TrueAbility Wins San Antonio Startup Weekend

A team of four former Rackspace employees claimed the top prize at San Antonio Startup Weekend. True Ability, a service that lets companies test the technical aptitude of job candidates, won the panel of judges over. “TrueAbility helps companies hire great techs,” Frederick Mendler, CEO, said during his pitch. One of the things lacking in […]

Geekdom Launches Seed Stage Fund for Startups

Geekdom is taking a gamble on new technology startups. The collaborative coworking site today launched the Geekdom Fund, seed stage capital for technology startups in San Antonio. The fund will provide startup teams with $25,000 equity investments and free office space at the Weston Centre downtown where the Geekdom is based, said Nick Longo, director […]

A Conversation with Geekdom’s Nick Longo on His Entrepreneurial Success

By Luke Carrière Lead Organizer of 3DStartup NYC In August 1994, Nick Longo founded a coffee house in Corpus Christi, Texas, which became one of the first internet cafes in the world. He created a website for his coffee shop and began designing websites for others in his community. By 1996 it had became so […]