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.
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 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.
Boundless Network today announced that a patent has been issued for their unique GroupBuy solution. The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued Patent 8,065,192 relating to systems and methods to leverage organizational spending to realize cost savings on branded products across multiple buyers and entities. Boundless Network’s GroupBuy solution enables multiple buyers within [...]
Austin Ventures (”AV”), the most active and established early-stage venture capital firm in Texas, today announced that Andrew Busey, former VP/GM at Zynga (ZNGA), has joined the firm as venture partner. Andrew brings extensive leadership and operational experience from his years of working with high-growth companies as an entrepreneur, leader, investor, and advisor. “In his [...]
CopperEgg, a real-time monitoring company, today announced the support of Windows Azure server monitoring with RevealCloud Pro. RevealCloud Pro is a SaaS-based server monitoring service that provides a detailed, common view of all of your servers, running any OS, across public and private clouds, and virtual and physical environments. It provides real-time, in-depth insight into [...]
As 2011 winds down, Unwired Nation, the Mobile-Apps-As-A-Service company, recaps its biggest year yet, with momentum across all business fronts: customers, partners, solutions, leadership, staff and funding. Highlighted by a $6.5 million round of funding, Unwired Nation’s milestones also include a move into new, expanded office space, four key additions to its executive team, and [...]
Appconomy, Inc. announced today that it has closed a $10 million round of Series A equity and venture debt funding intended to accelerate the company’s strategic initiatives and operations in China. Shanghai-based Qiming Ventures led the round, and will have a representative join Appconomy’s board of directors. Neusoft Corporation became a significant minority shareholder of [...]
It’s hard to believe the end of the year is almost here! This will be our last event for 2011, and it will be on the 1st of December. We’ll sneak this one in before all your holiday parties get into full swing. Come begin your holidays by celebrating with all your friends from the [...]
SceneTap, a technology and nightlife company that gives consumers real-time info on the local bar scene, announced today that its launch in the Austin market will take place on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. SceneTap has also relocated its headquarters to Austin, though the company will maintain a strong Chicago presence. A free app for iPhone, [...]