H-E-B to Build a New Tech Center in San Antonio and Hire 500 Employees

At its hometown headquarters in San Antonio, H-E-B is making a big investment to create a state-of-the-art tech center. H-E-B announced Wednesday it plans to add 500 new jobs in San Antonio and build a 150,000 square-foot, five-story building in downtown San Antonio. The building will have the capacity to eventually house 1,000 employees. Construction […]

San Antonio-based Cliently Receives $1 Million in Funding

Cliently, which moved to San Antonio last July, announced Tuesday that is has received $1 million in venture capital. Active Capital, a new venture capital firm based in San Antonio and led by Pat Matthews, is the lead investor in the seed stage round of funding. Other investors include Altair. Spencer Farber, founder and CEO […]

San Antonio-based NewTek Acquired by Norwegian-based Vizrt

Vizrt, a broadcast company based in Norway, announced it has acquired San Antonio-based NewTek. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Michael Hallen, president and CEO of Vizrt, will lead the company. Vizrt said the acquisition creates the largest company in the broadcast space that is dedicated to enabling IT-based video production. “Combining […]

VIA’s Steve Young Named San Antonio CIO of the Year

Sponsored post by InnoTech San Antonio With thousands of IT professionals now working and living in San Antonio, those  making an impact deserve public recognition and InnoTech, the region’s largest IT & innovation technology conference, will recognize and award the best and the brightest in the field of Information Technology on Thursday, April 4, 2019. […]

San Antonio-based FunnelAI Raises $1.5 Million

FunnelAI, a startup that uses artificial intelligence to generate leads for car dealers, announced Wednesday that it has raised a $1.5 million seed round of financing. The San Antonio-based startup previously raised $375,000 in pre-seed stage funding and participated in the RealCo Accelerator, based at Geekdom. San Antonio-based Active Capital, which last month announced it […]

San Antonio-based Active Capital Raises $21.5 Million VC Fund

Active Capital, a San Antonio-based venture capital firm, announced it has raised a $21.5 million fund focused on providing seed stage funding to business to business software companies. Originally, Pat Matthews, Active Capital’s founder and CEO, set out to raise a $15 million fund, but it was oversubscribed. “We closed on the fund Dec. 31st […]

Third Annual San Antonio Startup Week Underway

. The third annual San Antonio Startup Week is taking place this week at various venues downtown. Events run Monday through Friday. The sponsors include 80/20 Foundation, Geekdom, USAA and Trinity University. A full schedule of events can be found on the San Antonio Startup Week website San Antonio Startup Week features presentations, panels, workshops, […]

Czech Republic Company to Establish U.S. Headquarters in San Antonio with 1,400 jobs

OKIN Business Process Services announced Monday plans to establish a U.S. headquarters in San Antonio with more than 1,400 jobs. “After a two-year site selection journey, we are delighted to announce that our U.S. headquarters will be located in San Antonio, Texas.,” Dan Smith, President, and CEO, OKIN BPS, said in a news release. The […]

Graham Weston Donates $15 Million for a UTSA School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center

Graham Weston, one of the co-founders of Rackspace and Geekdom, has donated $15 million to the University of Texas at San Antonio to establish a School of Data Science and a National Security Collaboration Center downtown. The school is part of UTSA’s 10-year plan to develop its downtown San Antonio campus “as a destination for […]

Startup Advice from the Founders of Geekdom in San Antonio

By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News The founders of Geekdom borrowed the “Serendipitous Collision of Ideas” phrase from Tony Hsieh, founder, and CEO of Zappos, and a catalyst in the Las Vegas technology community, said Lorenzo Gomez, chairman of Geekdom. Geekdom, founded in 2011, is the catalyst for San Antonio’s technology community downtown. […]