San Antonio Tech Stars Looking for Second Class

As the second TechStars program is getting ready to launch in January, Matt Scherer, our San Antonio correspondent, sat down with Jason Seats, the program manager.

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:

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.

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.