River City Circle Hosts Tweetup May 24

The River City Circle will hold a tweetup May 24 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Geekdom, 112 Pecan Street. Investors in the group will celebrate the San Antonio debut of Lobo and Lobo Negro brewed by the Pedernales Brewery, based in San Antonio.
“We’re celebrating what I would term a Populist form of fund raising to begin operations,” Jim Montgomery, one of the River City Circle’s founders, said. Investors bought one to two shares valued at $10,000 each to fund the brewery, Montgomery noted.
Austin and San Antonio investors who want to know about the funding process behind the River City Circle can go to this link: www.ez.com/hhun.

Techstars Director Expects Future Growth in San Antonio

After the recent TechStars program in San Antonio was finished, Matt Scherer, our San Antonio correspondent, got to speak to Jason Seats, the managing director of the TechStars Cloud program. Here’s his interview with Seats, the co-founder of Slice Hosting.

Shapiro Interview pt 2

The second part of an interview conducted by Matt Scherer with Gary Shapiro the president of the Consumer Electronics Show. Gary is the featured speaker at this Thursday’s InnoTech set at the Henry B. Gonzalez convention center in San Antonio.

Shapiro to keynote Thursday at San Antonio InnoTech

This is the first of two interviews with Gary Shapiro, the president of the Consumer Electronic Show. Shapiro is also the author of the best selling “The Comeback: How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream.” Matt Scherer, our San Antonio correspondent, has been in touch with Gary, who is delivering the conference keynote Thursday at InnoTech new’s locale, the Henry B. Gonzales Center.

San Antonio InnoTech named six finalists for Beta Summit

Six south Texas technology-based businesses have qualified for the InnoTech Greater Chamber of Commerce’s Fourth Beta Summit set for April 5 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center.

McWilliams to Keynote San Antonio Biomed Conference

Dennis McWilliam, the president and chief executive officer and founder of Apollo Endosurgery will serve as the keynote luncheon speaker for the Emerging Medical Technology conference, April 4 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center. The event is part of the two-day San Antonio InnoTech which ends April 5.

InnoTech San Antonio Seeking Beta Summit Apps

InnoTech San Antonio is looking for promising start ups to participate in their Fourth Beta Summit, April 5 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center. Last year, more than 20 teams competed for six spots to pitch their businesses in front of investors from south and central Texas. Invictus, a biotech firm, won last year’s competition with a design for an aqua bonnet that helps to ensure infants’ skulls are fully developed while in a neonatal hospital unit.

Kevin Koym is on a mission from God

When the Austin chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals selected Kevin Koym as its “Technology Community Leader of the Year,” I couldn’t forget the first time I truly met him. Several years ago, I drove up from San Antonio for a Door64.com networking event. The event was held at one of Austin’s Sixth [...]

MobileMonday Founder Discusses Mobi Programs at Innotech

Matt Scherer, a contributing blogger, had the opportunity to interview  C. Enrique Ortiz, the founder of MobileMonday Austin and a panelist for InnoTech Austin’s Mobile Application Marketplace session.  Here’s Ortiz’ take on what is happening within the “mobi” space not only in Austin but also in the U.S.  Details on Innotech can be found here. Q1:  What caused [...]

Whurley on Augmented Reality at Innotech

So, it’s been a year since you were named as the AI TP I nformation Technology of the Year. What is happening with the flux capacitor and the Whurley movement? It’s been an insane year. I left BMC Software in November of 2009 and took a few months off to be with my family. In [...]

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