Month: March 2018

San Antonio’s STEM Startup Events for the Week of March 12, 2018
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San Antonio’s STEM Startup Events for the Week of March 12, 2018

Matthew Espinoza, co-founder of SABusinessCalendar.com, provides a vital resource for San Antonio’s business community listing by compiling upcoming business events in San Antonio. On average, the SA Business Calendar lists over 150 business events every week from different industry sectors. If you are interested in their full list of business events, sign up for the SA Business Calendar weekly events newsletter at www.sabusinesscalendar.com. Challenge 5 Session- Venture Challenge: Presented by Launch San Antonio You will learn what you need to know to effectively communicate your idea to possible investors and put your best foot forward as you market your product or service to your customers. Date and Time: March 13, 2018, starts at 9:30 am. Find more details here. Transition...
IPSecure Receives San Antonio Incentives for Business Expansion
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IPSecure Receives San Antonio Incentives for Business Expansion

The San Antonio City Council voted Thursday to approve an incentive package for San Antonio information technology firm IPSecure. The company will receive an Economic Development Incentive Fund (EDIF) Grant of $420,000 based on a capital investment of approximately $1.3 million, the creation of at least 80 new high-wage full-time jobs, and the retention of 115 full-time jobs. IPSecure provides a broad range of cybersecurity and other information technology services to government and private-sector companies worldwide with most of its work in cybersecurity. The San Antonio company initially focused on Defense Department telecommunications security but has since grown to include testing of computer networks to secure them from external and internal threats. The company plans to expand ...
Jungle Disk Announces Acquisition of TeamPassword
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Jungle Disk Announces Acquisition of TeamPassword

Jungle Disk announced Tuesday its acquisition of TeamPassword, a password manager that simplifies password management security for users of its service. Jungle Disk provides encrypted cloud backup for small businesses up to 250 employees, as well as a network firewall to protect against ransomware, malware, and denial-of-service attacks. As businesses use more cloud-based services, the number of accounts and passwords each person needs to maintain is growing. “The average TeamPassword customer has 147 passwords to manage within their business,” said Brian Sierakowski, CEO of TeamPassword. Sierakowski is planning to move to San Antonio later in 2018. The addition of TeamPassword to the Jungle Disk product portfolio provides customers a data security tool that can generate secure uniqu...
San Antonio’s STEM Startup Events for the Week of March 5, 2018
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San Antonio’s STEM Startup Events for the Week of March 5, 2018

Matthew Espinoza, co-founder of SABusinessCalendar.com, provides a vital resource for San Antonio’s business community listing by compiling upcoming business events in San Antonio. On average, the SA Business Calendar lists over 150 business events every week from different industry sectors. If you are interested in their full list of business events, sign up for the SA Business Calendar weekly events newsletter at www.sabusinesscalendar.com. March Founders Happy Hour: Presented by SA Founders' Coffee Club The primary mission of the San Antonio Founders' Coffee Club is to create a safe space for founders to help founders Date and Time: March 5, 2018, starts at 4:00 pm. Find more details here. The Gut-Brain Connection: Presented by Mind Science Foundation Ed Yong blogs with ...
Choosing the Best Legal Structure for Your Startup
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Choosing the Best Legal Structure for Your Startup

Debra Innocenti-Placette of Innocenti Jones, PLLC is one of the top internet and cyber lawyers in Texas. Based in San Antonio, she maintains a diverse legal practice for emerging companies in technology and internet-related industries, using her tech expertise to guide clients unfamiliar with tech through complex legal issues presented by emerging technologies. In her two-part guest post series, Innocenti-Placette frames the foundational decision every entrepreneur faces: How to determine the best legal structure for one's startup. Part 1, which you can read here, focused on understanding the differences between different types of founder's purpose. It is an illuminating exploration of how the 'why' determines the legal 'how' for your business. Part 2 concludes with appropriate lega...