Techstars Cloud Selects 11 Companies to Participate in “Cloud 2016”

Techstars Cloud in San Antonio announced its latest class of 11 companies participating in its second program this year. “We have a group of amazing founders from all over the world,” Blake Yeager, managing director of Techstars Cloud wrote in a blog post. In addition to the U.S., startups from Spain, Taiwan and Ireland are […]

The Techstars Cloud Program Returns to San Antonio in 2015

I am very excited to have the opportunity to restart and lead the Techstars Cloud program: cc @techstars — Blake Yeager (@blake_yeager) July 23, 2014 The Techstars Cloud program launched in San Antonio in 2012 with 11 companies and the next year another 11 startups participated in the 2013 program. But the program, launched […]

Techstars Austin’s Jason Seats on Startup Grind San Antonio

Jason Seats loved playing with Lego blocks as a kid and even did college projects with Legos as a young adult. His heroes were Carl Sagan and Richard Feynman growing up and the fictional Indiana Jones. At the age of eight, he thought he wanted to be an archaeologist. But even as a little kid […]

TechStars Expands to Austin

TechStars, a Boulder, Co.-based technology accelerator, is expanding to Austin with a new program that will start in August. “Forbes and Bloomberg have been calling Austin the No. 1 Boomtown and the best place for your startup for years now, and Google recently chose it as the second city to receive the fastest Internet on […]

Threat Stack Created a Security Platform for Businesses

Threat Stack is an online security system for businesses that provides a firewall to prevent hackers from breaking in. The company, based in Washington, D.C., has also created an incident response system that reacts immediately if it detects an intrusion. The company provides its customers with a “lightweight agent that can be rapidly deployed to […]

Skit!’s App Lets You Create Animated Stories

Skit!, based in Boston, has created an app that lets anyone take photos and drawings and create an animated story to share online. Robin Johnson pitched the company Thursday at the TechStars Cloud Demo Day at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in downtown San Antonio. Several hundred people attended the event. Skit! is a member […]

TechStars Cloud’s Plans to Double in Size already has 140,000 people using its web development tools. Founded in 2012, the company, based in Madison, Wisc., makes cloud-based tools that let anyone easily create mobile apps and websites. Max Lynch and Ben Sperry have created two products: Codiqa for mobile sites and websites and Jetstrap for developers. Sperry said he expects up […]

ParLevel Systems Makes Vending Machines Smarter

ParLevel Systems, founded by Walter Teele and Luis Pablo Gonzalez, created a monitoring system for vending machines. San Antonio-based ParLevel installs wireless meters inside vending machines so that operators can generate real-time data on the machine’s inventory. ParLevel Systems gives vending machine operators more information about their customers and products. ParLevel pitched before several hundred […]

San Antonio-based TrueAbility Pitches at TechStar Cloud Demo Day

TrueAbility’s CEO Luke Owen pitched the San Antonio-based company today at TechStars Cloud Demo Day. The company also announced that it has successfully completed its beta program with Rackspace Hosting. TrueAbility has created a cloud-based technical assessment platform that allows companies to assess the technical abilities of their job candidates. Rackspace has been using TrueAbility’s […]

Ziptask Makes Managing Outsourced Projects Easier

Ziptask seeks to make managing outsourced projects simpler. The Anaheim, Calif.-based company launched its fully managed outsourcing platform on Wednesday. The company provides a layer on top of services like, Elance, 99Designs and others that makes managing outsourced projects easier. Ziptask is a member of the TechStars Cloud Class of 2013. Its team will […]