A Slice of Silicon Hills

Need Startup Cash? Check out the Geekdom Fund in San Antonio

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Startups aren’t easy. Even if an entrepreneur has a great idea and business plan, jumping into a full time startup just isn’t viable without some financial cushion to get the company off the ground. This is why Geekdom of San Antonio offers the $25,000 Geekdom Fund, which […]

Toopher Featured on Slice of Silicon Hills

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News How can your smart phone make your life more secure? Well, Toopher has created a security solution that uses your phone’s location awareness to provide additional authentication when you login to a website or perform a web transaction. Focused on creating something that’s “cool enough for James […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Talks App Deployment with SocialREST

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News While most iOS app developers want to incorporate social media in on their new apps, the process is easier said than done. Facebook, Twitter and other platforms often have their own code – which developers may or may not be familiar with. That’s where SocialREST comes in. […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Interviews Akimbo on Fast Cash

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News What is the fastest way to share money with friends and family? Always carry cash? Use pre-paid cards? With an Akimbo Card account, users can share money with any other Akimbo card holder instantly by using either a mobile app or the Akimbo Website via the internet. […]

Mexican Startup Biovideo Spotlighted on Slice of Silicon Hills News

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Having a baby is incredibly special, and lots of parents want to capture those first few special moments on camera. But with the stress of having a baby, getting all the best moments on camera can be a difficult task. Founded in Mexico by Carlos Villaseñor, Biovideo […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Interviews the Amazing JellyBean

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Has your internet ever gone down? Of course it has. To fix it, you probably had to “power cycle” your modem and router – which essentially means turning them off and on in the right order. Depending on where all the wires connect, this can be a […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Rocks Out with Rockify

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Do you like music videos? Do you miss old MTV? If you do, then you’ll probably like Rockify. Created by Joel Korpi, the Rockify platform is designed to present music videos in a better format than other sites on the web. But there’s a twist, Korpi has […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Gets Healthy with Greenling

BY ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Fresh fruits and vegetables are great right? But unfortunately, not everyone has time to go to the store twice a week and get them. Now, thanks to Greenling, you can have fresh healthy food come to you. Founded in Austin in 2005, Greenling delivers locally produced and […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Features BudgetDoc

By ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Do you want a doctor? Do you want to bypass the hassle of insurance claims and pay cash up front? Then BudgetDoc wants to make your life easier by creating a network of doctors willing to give discounts to patients that pay cash up front. Dr. Megan […]

A Slice of Silicon Hills Features Austin-based MakerSquare

BY ANDREW MOORE Reporter with Silicon Hills News Great tech startups need great developers – especially developers that are fluent in the latest coding languages used on the web. Unfortunately, the only way for companies to get such developers is to train them in house, or hope to find someone who has learned them on […]