TechStars Cloud companies are “like little soft baby chicks”

The first TechStars Cloud program kicked off in San Antonio on Jan. 19 with 11 companies that all moved to the city from outside the state. Jason Seats and Nicole Glaros, managing directors, run the TechStars Cloud program at the Geekdom, a collaborative workplace in downtown San Antonio on the 11th floor of the Weston […]

SOPA and PIPA protests

By now you’ve probably heard of SOPA, the Stop Online Privacy Act introduced by San Antonio Congressman Lamar Smith. The jist of it is that media and entertainment companies want to protect the copyright on their content from pirates. Not too many people would take issue with that. But the legislation would effectively give content […]

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San Antonio lands a major solar project

San Antonio saw the light today. CPS Energy and the city’s leaders announced plans to bring a solar plant to San Antonio that could create 800 jobs, generate 400 megawatts of solar energy and create a construction boom. The city and CPS Energy are partnering with OCI Solar Power. It’s moving its U.S. corporate headquarters […]

San Antonio’s Sigma Solutions expands in the Midwest

San Antonio-based Sigma Solutions announced that it has bought a division of Laurus Technologies, based in Chicago. The division is Laurus’ server, storage and virtualization business with 80 customers. Earlier, Sigma bought the Midwest assets of Artemis Technology, also in the Midwest. Now Sigma, which provides computing software and services to large companies, has a […]

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TechStars Cloud kicks off Jan. 9 in San Antonio

Jason Seats, managing director of the TechStars Cloud, says hundreds of companies applied to the program. In the end, TechStars choose 11 companies. All of them are from outside of San Antonio. Seats is not revealing the company names until April 6th at TechStars Cloud Demo Day. Nicole Glaros, one of the founders of TechStars […]

Apple names Airstrip Technologies top 2011 medical app

Apple declares San Antonio-based AirStrip Technologies’ cardiac patient monitoring app the best medical app for the iPhone. The App Store editorial team selected AirStrip Technologies’ app as part of its App Store Rewind 2011, which collects the year’s top apps. “This recognition from Apple is deeply gratifying and reinforces what clinicians across the country are […]